Famous People Who Died In 1962

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1962. This list includes people like Marilyn Monroe, Adolf Eichmann, Lucky Luciano, Eleanor Roosevelt, William Faulkner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, composers and artists who died in 1962. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.

Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe
American
Actress
Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
German
One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
Italian, American
Gangster

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son

Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
Dutch
Queen of the Netherlands

Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
Swiss, German
Poet & Novelist
Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
British, American
Actor

Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
Danish
Writer
E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
American
Poet

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
Indian
Civil Engineer

Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
American
Comedian

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
French
Philosopher

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician
Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
Indian
Political Leader, Physician

Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
American
Film Director

Dhondo Keshav KarveDhondo Keshav Karve
Indian
Social Reformer and Educator
Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
American
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics

Ivan MeštrovićIvan Meštrović
Croatian, American
Sculptor
Frank BorzageFrank Borzage
American
Film Director, Actor

Rosalie EdgeRosalie Edge
American
Women’s Right Activist & Environmentalist

Max FabianiMax Fabiani
Italian
Architect
Stuart SutcliffeStuart Sutcliffe
British, Scottish
Painter

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
British
Writer
Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh
Indian
 

Yves KleinYves Klein
French
Painter

A. K. Fazlul HuqA. K. Fazlul Huq
Indian
Politician
Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
Italian
Saint

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C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
American
Sociologist
Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
Japanese
Military personnel

Menen AsfawMenen Asfaw
Ethiopian
Empress

Princess Marie BonapartePrincess Marie Bonaparte
French, Greek
Author

René CotyRené Coty
French
Politician, Lawyer
Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach
American
Bookseller
Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American
Violinist

Louise BeaversLouise Beavers
American
Actress

Hu ShihHu Shih
Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
British
Physician
Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
American
Sculptor

Tod BrowningTod Browning
American
Director

Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Franz KlineFranz Kline
American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Benny ParetBenny Paret
Cuban
Boxer
Hans LammersHans Lammers
German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
South African
singer, songwriter, composer
Therese NeumannTherese Neumann
German
Stigmatic

Onn JaafarOnn Jaafar
Malaysian
Politician

Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
Politician
Princess Helen of SerbiaPrincess Helen of Serbia
Serbian
Princess

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
German
Military personnel
Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
American
Poet, Writer

Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
Canadian
Explorer

John WillieJohn Willie
British
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Vladimir SokoloffVladimir Sokoloff
American, Russian
Actor

Alan L. HartAlan L. Hart
American
Physician
Mickey CochraneMickey Cochrane
American
Baseball player

Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
Greek
Physician, Oncologist

Natalya GoncharovaNatalya Goncharova
Russian
Russian artist

Prince Sahle SelassiePrince Sahle Selassie
Ethiopian
Prince
Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
Egyptian
Ruler

Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
Italian
Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson
Eiji YoshikawaEiji Yoshikawa
Japanese
Novelist

Archduke Joseph August of AustriaArchduke Joseph August of Austria
Austrian, Hungarian
Archduke

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
Austrian
Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film
Juan BelmonteJuan Belmonte
Spanish
Bullfighter

Mabel Dodge LuhanMabel Dodge Luhan
American
Biographer
Patrick HamiltonPatrick Hamilton
British
Writer

Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
British
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,
Richard Henry TawneyRichard Henry Tawney
British
Economist

Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Gabriele MunterGabriele Munter
German
Painter

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,

Charles RigoulotCharles Rigoulot
French
Weightlifter

John IrelandJohn Ireland
British
composer, music educator, film score composer
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
Austrian
Mathematician
Prince Rene of Bourbon-ParmaPrince Rene of Bourbon-Parma
Dutch
Prince

Alfred CortotAlfred Cortot
Swiss, French
Pianist

G. M. TrevelyanG. M. Trevelyan
British
Historian

Ricardo RodríguezRicardo Rodríguez
Mexican
 
H. Richard NiebuhrH. Richard Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Richard AldingtonRichard Aldington
British
Writer

Jacques IbertJacques Ibert
French
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Musicologist, Film

Hans von SalmuthHans von Salmuth
German
Military General

William BeebeWilliam Beebe
American
Ornithologist
Hans LutherHans Luther
German
Politician

Kirsten FlagstadKirsten Flagstad
Norwegian
Opera Singer
Purushottam Das TandonPurushottam Das Tandon
Indian
Freedom Fighter

Owen D. YoungOwen D. Young
American
Industrialist
George PrecaGeorge Preca
Maltese
Priest
E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist