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

Eli CohenEli Cohen
Egyptian, Israeli
Spy

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
American
Poet

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
American
Vocalist, Pianist

Stan LaurelStan Laurel
British, American
Actor
Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
American
Actress

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
Swiss, French
Architect

William M. BranhamWilliam M. Branham
American
American Christian minister

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
American
Author
Henry A. WallaceHenry A. Wallace
American
33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.

Judy Holliday Judy Holliday
American
Actress

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
Canadian, American
Businesswoman

Dorothy KilgallenDorothy Kilgallen
American
Journalist

Clara BowClara Bow
American
Actress
Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer
French
Philosopher, Theologian

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
Vietnamese, Russian
Soldier

Henry TraversHenry Travers
British
Actor

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
South Korean
Statesman
Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
American
Broadcaster

Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor
Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
American
Photographer

Linda DarnellLinda Darnell
American
Actress

Martin BuberMartin Buber
Austrian, Israeli
Philosopher
Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 

Nannie DossNannie Doss
American
Serial Killer
Viola LiuzzoViola Liuzzo
American
Civil Rights Activist

Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
American
Activist

Hermann StaudingerHermann Staudinger
German
Chemist
Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton
British
Physicist

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Milton AveryMilton Avery
American
Painter

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
American
Physiologist

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
British
Novelist & Playwright

Philip Showalter HenchPhilip Showalter Hench
American
Physician
Fan S. NoliFan S. Noli
Albanian
Prime Minister of Albania
Edgard VareseEdgard Varese
American
Composer

Max VolmerMax Volmer
German
Chemist

Nell CarterNell Carter
British
Actress

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
Egyptian
Politician, Coin collecting
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
American
Football Player

Father DivineFather Divine
American
 

David O. SelznickDavid O. Selznick
American
American film producer

Jeanette MacDonaldJeanette MacDonald
American
Film actor
Alan FreedAlan Freed
American
Disc jockey, Radio personality

Felix FrankfurterFelix Frankfurter
Austrian
Judge
Porfirio RubirosaPorfirio Rubirosa
Dominican
Diplomat

Owney MaddenOwney Madden
British, American
Gangster

Spike JonesSpike Jones
American
Musician
Gloria Morgan VanderbiltGloria Morgan Vanderbilt
American
Socialite, Actor

Constance BennettConstance Bennett
American
Actress
Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
British
Sailor

Helena RubinsteinHelena Rubinstein
Polish, American
Business women

Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
American
Athlete

Sonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson II
American
Singer

Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,
Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
Romanian
Politician, Diplomat

Maxime WeygandMaxime Weygand
French
Military personnel, Officer

Margaret DumontMargaret Dumont
American
Actress

W. T. CosgraveW. T. Cosgrave
Irish
Politician
Edogawa RanpoEdogawa Ranpo
Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Literary critic,

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

Bill BlackBill Black
American
Musician

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist
Moshe SharettMoshe Sharett
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Diplomat, Translator

Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
British
Writer
Freddie MillsFreddie Mills
British
Boxer

Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
Moroccan
Politician

H. V. EvattH. V. Evatt
Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Writer, Lawyer, Judge
Jimmie Lee JacksonJimmie Lee Jackson
Civil Rights Activist

Sherman MintonSherman Minton
American
Senator
Oskar R. LangeOskar R. Lange
Polish
Economist

Randall JarrellRandall Jarrell
American
Poet

Arthur HolmesArthur Holmes
British
Geophysicist, Geologist

Myra HessMyra Hess
British
Pianist
Tadd DameronTadd Dameron
American
Composer
Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker
South African
Poet, Writer

Clyde BeattyClyde Beatty
American
Animal trainer

Hayato IkedaHayato Ikeda
Japanese
Prime Minister, Politician

Hugh Lawson WhiteHugh Lawson White
American
Politician
Corrado GiniCorrado Gini
Italian
Statistician

Charles SheelerCharles Sheeler
American
Artist

Harry CrerarHarry Crerar
Canadian
Military General

Dawn PowellDawn Powell
American
Author

Nickolas MurayNickolas Muray
American
Photographer, Fencer
Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.
American
Historian

Howard SpringHoward Spring
Welsh
Author
Abdul HamidAbdul Hamid
Indian
Soldier

Allen B. DuMontAllen B. DuMont
American
Engineer
David SmithDavid Smith
American
Sculptor
Thomas B. CostainThomas B. Costain
Canadian, American
Journalist