Famous People Who Died In 1965

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1965. This list includes people like Winston Churchill, Malcolm X, T. S. Eliot, Nat King Cole, Le Corbusier and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, playwrights, novelists and diplomats who died in 1965. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany 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 Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: November 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blenheim Palace
Died: January 24

 2 Malcolm X

Malcolm X.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: February 21
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 Eli Cohen

Eli Cohen.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: December 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: May 18

 4 T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Essayist, Playwright
Birthdate: September 26, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 4
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Vocalist, Pianist
Birthdate: March 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: February 15

 6 Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulverston, Lancashire
Died: February 23
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 7 Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Jean Dandridge.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Died: September 8
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 8 Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died: August 8

 9 Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier.
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: October 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds
Died: August 27

 10 Viola Desmond

Viola Desmond.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: July 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Died: February 7

 11 Adlai Stevenson II

Adlai Stevenson II.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 14

 12 Henry A. Wallace

Henry A. Wallace.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.
Birthdate: October 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orient
Died: November 18

 13 Geeta Bali

Geeta Bali
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1930 AD
Birthplace: Sargodha, Pakistan
Died: January 21

 14 Judy Holliday

Judy Holliday .
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: June 7

 15 Dorothy Kilgallen

Dorothy Kilgallen.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 8
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 Farouk of Egypt

Farouk of Egypt
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: February 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: March 18

 17 Louise Mountbatten

Louise Mountbatten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: July 13, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schloss Heiligenberg, Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany
Died: March 7

 18 Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Theologian
Birthdate: January 14, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaysersberg
Died: September 4

 19 Syngman Rhee

Syngman Rhee.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: March 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju
Died: July 19

 20 Clara Bow

Clara Bow.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: September 27

 21 Lauri Törni

Lauri Törni.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: May 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Viipuri, Finland
Died: October 18

 22 Frederick Fleet

Frederick Fleet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: October 15, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: January 10

 23 Linda Darnell

Linda Darnell.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Died: April 10
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 24 Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Human rights activist
Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: January 12

 25 Freddie Mills

Freddie Mills
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England
Died: July 25

 26 Wesley Branch Rickey

Wesley Branch Rickey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 20, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
Died: December 9
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 Porfirio Rubirosa

Porfirio Rubirosa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: July 5
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 David O. Selznick

David O. Selznick
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Famous As: American film producer
Birthdate: May 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: June 22

 29 Lee Hoi-chuen

Lee Hoi-chuen.
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Famous As: Opera Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shunde District, China
Died: February 7

 30 William Maugham

William Maugham.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Playwright
Birthdate: January 25, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 16

 31 Edward R. Murrow

Edward R. Murrow.
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: April 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 27

 32 William M. Branham

William M. Branham.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American Christian minister
Birthdate: April 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cumberland County
Died: December 24

 33 Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette MacDonald
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: January 14
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 34 Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: May 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 11

 35 Viola Liuzzo

Viola Liuzzo.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: April 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: California, Pennsylvania
Died: March 25

 36 Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt

Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite, Actor
Birthdate: August 23, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lucerne
Died: February 13

 37 Nannie Doss

Nannie Doss.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blue Mountain, Anniston, Alabama
Died: June 2

 38 Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: April 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 14

 39 Spike Jones

Spike Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: May 1

 40 Martin Buber

Martin Buber.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 8, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 13

 41 Paul Tillich

Paul Tillich.
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Birthdate: August 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Starzeddel, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: October 22

 42 Constance Bennett

Constance Bennett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 24
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 43 Alan Freed

Alan Freed
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Disc jockey, Radio personality
Birthdate: December 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Windber
Died: January 20

 44 Father Divine

Father Divine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1877 AD
Birthplace: Hutchinson Island
Died: September 10

 45 Bernard Mannes Baruch

Bernard Mannes Baruch
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: August 19, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camden, South Carolina Camden, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 20

 46 Moshe Sharett

Moshe Sharett
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Listed In:
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Translator
Birthdate: October 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kherson
Died: July 7

 47 Edogawa Ranpo

Edogawa Ranpo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Literary critic, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: October 21, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nabari
Died: July 28

 48 Felix Frankfurter

Felix Frankfurter
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: November 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary small (now Austria)
Died: February 22

 49 Jimmie Lee Jackson

Jimmie Lee Jackson
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: October 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marion, Alabama, United States
Died: February 26

 50 Tanizaki Jun'ichirō

Tanizaki Jun'ichirō
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 30