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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 

Marilyn Monroe
92
Birthdate: June 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 4

 2 
Eleanor Roosevelt
(Longest-Serving First Lady of The United States)

Eleanor Roosevelt
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 7

 3 
Lucky Luciano
(Gangster)

Lucky Luciano
17
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy
Died: January 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
Niels Bohr
(Physicist)

Niels Bohr
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 18

 5 

William Faulkner
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 6

 6 
Adolf Eichmann
(Nazi SS Officer)

Adolf Eichmann
54
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: June 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 7 
M. Visvesvaraya
(Civil Engineer)

M. Visvesvaraya
20
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Muddenahalli, Chikballapur, Kingdom of Mysore (now in Karnataka)
Died: April 14
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 8 

E. E. Cummings
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3

 9 

Charles Laughton
3
Birthdate: July 1, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
Died: December 15
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 
Hermann Hesse
(Poet & Novelist)

Hermann Hesse
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calw, Germany
Died: August 9

 11 
Karen Blixen
(Writer)

Karen Blixen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 17, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rungsted, Denmark
Died: September 7

 12 
Ernie Kovacs
(Actor, Comedian)

Ernie Kovacs
4
Birthdate: January 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 13
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 
Bidhan Chandra Roy
(Political Leader, Physician)

Bidhan Chandra Roy
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bankipore
Died: July 1

 14 
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
(Queen of the Netherlands (1890-1948))

Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: November 28

 15 
Joe Profaci
(Crime boss)

Joe Profaci
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 2, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: June 7

 16 
Dhondo Keshav Karve
(Social Reformer and Educator)

Dhondo Keshav Karve
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ratnagiri
Died: November 9

 17 
Fritz Kreisler
(Violinist)

Fritz Kreisler
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1875
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 29

 18 
Solomon Linda
(Former musician, singer and composer best known as the composer of the song)

Solomon Linda
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1909 AD
Birthplace: Pomeroy, South Africa
Died: September 8

 19 
Tod Browning
(Director)

Tod Browning
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 
Arthur Compton
(Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics)

Arthur Compton
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 10, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wooster, Ohio, USA
Died: March 15

Shaitan Singh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jodhpur
Died: November 18

 22 
James Hanratty
(Criminal)

James Hanratty
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Died: April 4

 23 

Stuart Sutcliffe
3
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: April 10

 24 
Michael Curtiz
(Film Director)

Michael Curtiz
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 10

 25 
Georgios Papanikolaou
(Physician, Oncologist)

Georgios Papanikolaou
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kymi
Died: February 19

 26 
Mickey Cochrane
(Baseball player)

Mickey Cochrane
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 28

 27 
Mary Gilmore
(Journalist, Poet, Writer)

Mary Gilmore
0
Birthdate: August 16, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goulburn
Died: December 3

 28 

Ivan Meštrović
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 15, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vrpolje
Died: January 15

 29 
Roscoe Ates
(Actor, Singer)

Roscoe Ates
0
Birthdate: January 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grange, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 1
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

Princess Marie Bonaparte
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Cloud, French Third Republic
Died: September 21

 31 

Gabriele Munter
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 19

 32 
Augusta Savage
(Sculptor)

Augusta Savage
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Green Cove Springs
Died: March 26

 33 
Frank Borzage
(Film Director, Actor)

Frank Borzage
1
Birthdate: April 23, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: June 19

 34 
Franz Kline
(Abstract Expressionist Artist)

Franz Kline
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 13

 35 

Princess Helen of Serbia
0
Birthdate: November 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: October 16

 36 
Alfred Cortot
(Pianist)

Alfred Cortot
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 26, 1877
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nyon, Switzerland
Died: June 15

 37 
Arthur Lucas
(Criminal)

Arthur Lucas
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cordele, Georgia, United States
Died: December 11

 38 
Juan Belmonte
(Bullfighter)

Juan Belmonte
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: April 8

 39 
Hu Shih
(Diplomat, Professor, Journalist)

Hu Shih
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shanghai
Died: February 24

 40 
Emil Artin
(Mathematician)

Emil Artin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 20

 41 
Eiji Yoshikawa
(Novelist)

Eiji Yoshikawa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Died: September 7

 42 
Alan L. Hart
(Physician)

Alan L. Hart
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coffey County, Kansas, United States
Died: July 1

 43 
Kirsten Flagstad
(Opera Singer)

Kirsten Flagstad
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamar, Norway
Died: December 7

 44 

Prince Sahle Selassie
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Menelik Palace, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Died: April 24

 45 

Patrick Hamilton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hasocks, England
Died: September 23

 46 
Clara Blandick
(Silent film actresses)

Clara Blandick
0
Birthdate: June 4, 1876
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Victoria Harbour, British Hong Kong
Died: April 15

 47 
Hans von Salmuth
(Military General)

Hans von Salmuth
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: January 1

 48 
Frank Hurley
(Explorer, Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist)

Frank Hurley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glebe
Died: February 16

 49 
Purushottam Das Tandon
(Freedom Fighter)

Purushottam Das Tandon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1882
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allahabad, India
Died: July 1

 50 
Robert S. Woodworth
(Psychologist)

Robert S. Woodworth
0
Birthdate: October 17, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 4