Famous People Who Died In 1964

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1964. This list includes people like Jawaharlal Nehru, Herbert Hoover, Douglas MacArthur, Sam Cooke, Ian Fleming and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, journalists and novelists who died in 1964. This list includes people from United States, Germany, India & United Kingdom and many more countries.

Sam CookeSam Cooke
(Singer and Songwriter)

22 January 1931

American

Jawaharlal NehruJawaharlal Nehru
(First PM of India & Freedom Fighter)

14 November 1889

Indian

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
(31st U.S. President)

10 August 1874

American

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur

26 January 1880

American

Ian FlemingIan Fleming
(Author of James Bond Series)

28 May 1908

British

Cole PorterCole Porter
(Composer, Songwriter)

09 June 1891

American

Alan LaddAlan Ladd
(Actor)

03 September 1913

American

Peter LorrePeter Lorre
(Actor)

26 June 1904

American

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
(Marine biologist)

27 May 1907

American

Harpo MarxHarpo Marx
(Comedian)

23 November 1888

American

Gracie AllenGracie Allen
(Comedian)

26 July 1895

American

Guru DuttGuru Dutt
(Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer)

09 July 1925

Indian

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Mary Pinchot MeyerMary Pinchot Meyer
(Painter & Journalist)

14 October 1920

American

Andrew GoodmanAndrew Goodman
(Civil Rights Acrivist)

23 November 1943

American

Brendan BehanBrendan Behan
(Irish poet)

09 February 1923

Irish

Khawaja NazimuddinKhawaja Nazimuddin
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)

19 July 1894

Pakistani

Alfred BlalockAlfred Blalock
(Surgeon)

05 April 1899

American

Leó SzilárdLeó Szilárd
(Physicist)

11 February 1898

American

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James FranckJames Franck
(Physicist)

26 August 1882

German

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
(Author, Educator)

10 August 1858

American

Victor Francis HessVictor Francis Hess
(Discoverer of Cosmic Rays)

24 June 1883

American

Nancy AstorNancy Astor
(First Woman MP in the House of Commons)

19 May 1879

British

J.B.S. HaldaneJ.B.S. Haldane
(Geneticist)

05 November 1892

British

Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
(Writer)

01 April 1901

Polish

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Emilio AguinaldoEmilio Aguinaldo
(Politician, Autobiographer)

22 March 1869

Filipino

Jim ReevesJim Reeves
(Singer, Songwriter)

20 August 1923

American

Norbert WienerNorbert Wiener
(Mathematician, Autobiographer, University teacher, Psychologist, Computer scientist)

26 November 1894

American

Paul of GreecePaul of Greece
(Sovereign)

14 December 1901

Greek

James ChaneyJames Chaney
(civil rights advocate)

30 May 1943

American

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
(Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian, Historian, Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Sociologist)

25 October 1886

Hungarian

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J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Biologist, Geneticist, University teacher)

05 November 1892

Indian,British

Paul von Lettow-VorbeckPaul von Lettow-Vorbeck
(Politician, Writer, Officer)

20 March 1870

German

Michael SchwernerMichael Schwerner
(Social Reformer)

06 November 1939

American

Gerrit RietveldGerrit Rietveld
(Dutch designer)

24 June 1888

Dutch

Plaek PhibunsongkhramPlaek Phibunsongkhram
(Politician, Military personnel)

14 July 1897

Thai

Jimmie DoddJimmie Dodd
(Actor)

28 March 1910

American

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Eric Edgar CookeEric Edgar Cooke
(Serial killer)

25 February 1931

Australian

Anna J. CooperAnna J. Cooper
(Historian, Writer)

10 August 1858

American

Fireball RobertsFireball Roberts
(Racecar driver, Racing driver)

20 January 1929

American

Giorgio MorandiGiorgio Morandi
(Painter, Teacher, Soldier, Etcher, University teacher)

20 July 1890

Italian

BharathidasanBharathidasan
(Author)

29 April 1891

Indian

Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
(Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator)

03 August 1886

Indian

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Joseph SchildkrautJoseph Schildkraut
(Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor)

22 March 1896

Austrian,American

Palmiro TogliattiPalmiro Togliatti
(Politician)

26 March 1893

Italian

Guy BanisterGuy Banister
(private investigator)

07 March 1900

American

Orry-KellyOrry-Kelly
(Costume designer)

31 December 1897

Australian,American

Alvin C. YorkAlvin C. York
(Warrior, Military Leader)

1887 AD

Heinz JostHeinz Jost
(Politician, Lawyer)

09 July 1904

German

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Otto GrotewohlOtto Grotewohl
(Politician)

11 March 1894

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk
(Biochemist, Physician, University teacher)

30 October 1895

German,Polish

Alexander ArchipenkoAlexander Archipenko
(Sculptor, Painter, Artist)

30 May 1887

American

Frans Eemil SillanpääFrans Eemil Sillanpää
(Finnish writer)

16 September 1888

Finnish

Samuil MarshakSamuil Marshak
(writer, Poet)

03 November 1887

Russian

Alexander MeiklejohnAlexander Meiklejohn
(Philosopher)

01 February 1872

American

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Hans von Euler-ChelpinHans von Euler-Chelpin
(Biochemist)

15 February 1873

German,Swedish

Paul Emil von Lettow-VorbeckPaul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck
(General)

20 March 1870

German

Clarence Budington KellandClarence Budington Kelland
(Writer, Journalist, Novelist)

11 July 1881

American

Jigme Palden DorjiJigme Palden Dorji
(Politician,Prime Minister)

1919 AD

Bhutanese

Stuart DavisStuart Davis
(Painter)

07 December 1892

American

Carl van VechtenCarl van Vechten
(Writer, photographer)

17 June 1880

American

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Robert N. LeeRobert N. Lee
(Screenwriter)

12 May 1890

American

E.J. PrattE.J. Pratt
(Poet)

1882 AD

Canadian

Brendan Francis BehanBrendan Francis Behan
(Poet)

09 January 1923

Irish

Alma Mahler Gropius WerfelAlma Mahler Gropius Werfel

31 August 1879

Austrian

John Thomas FlynnJohn Thomas Flynn

25 October 1882

American

Gōtarō MikamiGōtarō Mikami
(Physician, Journalist)

15 November 1869

Japanese

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Păstorel TeodoreanuPăstorel Teodoreanu
(Linguist, Lawyer)

30 July 1894

Romanian