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
01 June 1926, American
Actress
Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
19 March 1906, German
One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust

Lucky LucianoLucky Luciano
11 November 1897, American
Gangster

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
11 October 1884, American
Wife of American President Franklin Delano

William FaulknerWilliam Faulkner
25 September 1897, American
Writer, Nobel Laureate

Niels BohrNiels Bohr
07 October 1885, Danish
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
02 July 1877, Swiss, German
Poet

Bidhan Chandra RoyBidhan Chandra Roy
01 July 1882, Indian
Political Leader, Physician

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
01 July 1899, British, American
Actor

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
21 March 1921, Russian
Joseph Stalin's Son
M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
15 September 1860, Indian
Civil Engineer

E. E. CummingsE. E. Cummings
14 October 1894, American
Poet
Ernie KovacsErnie Kovacs
23 January 1919, American
Comedian

Michael CurtizMichael Curtiz
24 December 1886, American
Film Director

Dhondo Keshav KarveDhondo Keshav Karve
18 April 1858, Indian
Social Reformer and Educator
Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
10 September 1892, American
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics

Ivan MeštrovićIvan Meštrović
15 August 1883, Croatian, American
Sculptor
Frank BorzageFrank Borzage
23 April 1894, American
Film Director, Actor

Max FabianiMax Fabiani
29 April 1865, Italian
Architect

Rosalie EdgeRosalie Edge
03 November 1877, American
Women’s Right Activist & Environmentalist
Georgios PapanikolaouGeorgios Papanikolaou
13 May 1883, Greek
Physician, Oncologist

Wilhelmina of the NetherlandsWilhelmina of the Netherlands
31 August 1880, Dutch
Head of state, Judge
Karen BlixenKaren Blixen
17 April 1885, Danish
Writer, Autobiographer

Solomon LindaSolomon Linda
1909 AD, South African
singer, songwriter, composer

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
17 February 1890, British
Mathematician, Geneticist, Statistician

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897, French
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,
Yves KleinYves Klein
28 April 1928, French
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer
Joe ProfaciJoe Profaci
02 October 1897, American
Entrepreneur

C. Wright MillsC. Wright Mills
28 August 1916, American
Sociologist

Michael DillonMichael Dillon
01 May 1915, British
Physician

Gianna Beretta MollaGianna Beretta Molla
04 October 1922, Italian
Saint
Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
02 February 1875, Austrian, American
Composer, Violinist

Shunroku HataShunroku Hata
26 July 1879, Japanese
Military personnel

Auguste PiccardAuguste Piccard
28 January 1884, Swiss
Physicist, Explorer, Balloonist, Privatdozent,

Benny ParetBenny Paret
14 March 1937, Cuban
Boxer

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A. K. Fazlul HuqA. K. Fazlul Huq
26 October 1873, Indian
Politician
Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher

Natalia SedovaNatalia Sedova
05 April 1882
Politician
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881, French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Franz KlineFranz Kline
23 May 1910, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Hu ShihHu Shih
17 December 1891, Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist
René CotyRené Coty
20 March 1882, French
Politician, Lawyer

Shaitan SinghShaitan Singh
01 December 1924, Indian
 
John WillieJohn Willie
09 December 1902, British
Photographer, Illustrator, Screenwriter

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler
06 July 1898, Austrian
Composer, Screenwriter, University teacher, Film

Robinson JeffersRobinson Jeffers
10 January 1887, American
Poet, Writer

Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
16 August 1865, Australian
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
15 September 1876, German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,
Vilhjalmur StefanssonVilhjalmur Stefansson
03 November 1879, Canadian
Explorer

Hans LammersHans Lammers
27 May 1879, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist

Hans-Jürgen von ArnimHans-Jürgen von Arnim
04 April 1889, German
Military personnel

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15 October 1885, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,
Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
1991 BC, Egyptian
politician

Augusta SavageAugusta Savage
29 February 1892, American
Sculptor
Jacques IbertJacques Ibert
15 August 1890, French
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Musicologist, Film

Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
06 September 1883, British
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister

Enrico MatteiEnrico Mattei
29 April 1906, Italian
Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson
Charles Galton DarwinCharles Galton Darwin
18 December 1887, British
Physicist, University teacher

Isak DinesenIsak Dinesen
17 April 1885, Danish
 
Hans LutherHans Luther
10 March 1879, German
Politician, Chancellor

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
24 September 1894, American
American sociologist

Herman HesseHerman Hesse
02 July 1877, German
 
Elliott P. JoslinElliott P. Joslin
06 June 1869, American
Physician

E.E. CummingsE.E. Cummings
1894 AD
Artist, Author, Poet, Playwright
John IrelandJohn Ireland
13 August 1879, British
composer, music educator, film score composer

Niels Henrik David BohrNiels Henrik David Bohr
07 October 1885, Danish
 

Ricardo RodríguezRicardo Rodríguez
14 February 1942, Mexican
 

George Coleman PoageGeorge Coleman Poage
1880 AD
Educator, Track and Field Athlete
Shih-chihShih-chih
17 December 1891, Chinese