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.

Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill
British
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Malcolm XMalcolm X
American
Activist

Stan LaurelStan Laurel
British, American
Actor

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
American
Vocalist, Pianist

Eli CohenEli Cohen
Egyptian, Israeli
Spy

Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
American
Actress
T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
American
Poet

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
Swiss, French
Architect

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
American
Author

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
Canadian, American
Businesswoman
Henry A. WallaceHenry A. Wallace
American
33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.

Clara BowClara Bow
American
Actress

Judy Holliday Judy Holliday
American
Actress

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
British
Novelist & Playwright

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
South Korean
Statesman
Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer
French
Philosopher, Theologian

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
Finnish
Soldier

Dorothy KilgallenDorothy Kilgallen
American
Journalist

Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
American
Photographer
William M. BranhamWilliam M. Branham
American
American Christian minister

Linda DarnellLinda Darnell
American
Actress
Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
American
Broadcaster

Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor

Viola LiuzzoViola Liuzzo
American
Civil Rights Activist
Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
American
Activist

Nannie DossNannie Doss
American
Serial Killer
Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 

Martin BuberMartin Buber
Austrian, Israeli
Philosopher

Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
American
American Football Player
Edgard VareseEdgard Varese
American
Composer

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Henry TraversHenry Travers
British
Actor
Fan S. NoliFan S. Noli
Albanian
Prime Minister of Albania

Hermann StaudingerHermann Staudinger
German
Chemist

Milton AveryMilton Avery
American
Painter

Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton
British
Physicist
Philip Showalter HenchPhilip Showalter Hench
American
Physician

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
American
Physiologist

Max VolmerMax Volmer
German
Chemist

Louise MountbattenLouise Mountbatten
German
Queen
Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
Egyptian, Italian
Ruler

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Geeta BaliGeeta Bali
Indian, Pakistani
Actor

Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
British
Sailor

Wesley Branch RickeyWesley Branch Rickey
American
Baseball player
Porfirio RubirosaPorfirio Rubirosa
Dominican
Diplomat

Freddie MillsFreddie Mills
British
Boxer
David O. SelznickDavid O. Selznick
American
American film producer

Jeanette MacDonaldJeanette MacDonald
American
Film actor

Gloria Morgan VanderbiltGloria Morgan Vanderbilt
American
Socialite, Actor
Constance BennettConstance Bennett
American
Actress

Alan FreedAlan Freed
American
Disc jockey, Radio personality
Father DivineFather Divine
American
 

Spike JonesSpike Jones
American
Musician

Felix FrankfurterFelix Frankfurter
Austrian
Judge

Jimmie Lee JacksonJimmie Lee Jackson
American
Activist

Bernard Mannes BaruchBernard Mannes Baruch
American
Financier
Edogawa RanpoEdogawa Ranpo
Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Literary critic,

Tanizaki Jun'ichirōTanizaki Jun'ichirō
Japanese
Writer

Owney MaddenOwney Madden
British, American
Gangster

Hastings Lionel Ismay, Baron IsmayHastings Lionel Ismay, Baron Ismay
Indian, British
Military Officer
Sonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson II
American
Singer

Frederick BrowningFrederick Browning
British
Military personnel
Malcolm Wheeler-NicholsonMalcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
American
Entrepreneur, Writer

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
Romanian
Politician, Diplomat

Maxime WeygandMaxime Weygand
French
Military personnel, Officer
Helena RubinsteinHelena Rubinstein
Polish, American
Business women

Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,
Abdul HamidAbdul Hamid
Indian
Soldier

Margaret DumontMargaret Dumont
American
Actress

J.B. DanquahJ.B. Danquah
Ghanaian
Politician
Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of BelgiumElisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium
German
Sovereign

W. T. CosgraveW. T. Cosgrave
Irish
Politician
Moshe SharettMoshe Sharett
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Diplomat, Translator

Walter Reginald HammondWalter Reginald Hammond
British
Cricketer

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist

Bill BlackBill Black
American
Musician
Edward Elmer SmithEdward Elmer Smith
American
Novelist
Rashid Ali al-GaylaniRashid Ali al-Gaylani
Iraqi
Politician

Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
British
Writer

Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
American
Athlete

Dawn PowellDawn Powell
American
Author
Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
Moroccan
Politician

Nickolas MurayNickolas Muray
American
Photographer, Fencer

David SmithDavid Smith
American
Sculptor

Frederick, Prince of HohenzollernFrederick, Prince of Hohenzollern
German
Prince

Ikeda HayatoIkeda Hayato
Japanese
Prime minister of Japan
Jimmy O'DeaJimmy O'Dea
Irish
Actor

H. V. EvattH. V. Evatt
Australian
Politician
Gladys Vanderbilt SzechenyiGladys Vanderbilt Szechenyi
Hungarian, American
Heiress

Mary BreckinridgeMary Breckinridge
American
American nurse
Randall JarrellRandall Jarrell
American
Poet
Thornton W. BurgessThornton W. Burgess
American
American children’s author and naturalist