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 T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot.
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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)

 4 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

 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 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
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 8 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

 9 Dorothy Dandridge

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

 10 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

 11 Clara Bow

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

 12 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)

 13 William Maugham

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

 14 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)

 15 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

 16 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)

 17 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

 18 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

 19 Albert Schweitzer

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

 20 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

 21 Geeta Bali

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

 22 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

 23 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)

 24 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

 25 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

 26 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

 27 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

 28 Abdul Hamid

Abdul Hamid
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: July 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ghazipur
Died: September 10

 29 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

 30 Edward R. Murrow

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

 31 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)

 32 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

 33 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

 34 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

 35 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

 36 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

 37 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)

 38 Father Divine

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

 39 Paul Tillich

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

 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 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

 42 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

 43 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

 44 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

 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 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

 47 Ingrid Jonker

Ingrid Jonker
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: September 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kimberley
Died: July 19

 48 Edgard Varese

Edgard Varese.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 22, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 6

 49 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

 50 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