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

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
American
Vocalist, Pianist

Eli CohenEli Cohen
Egyptian, Israeli
Spy

Stan LaurelStan Laurel
British, American
Actor

T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot
American
Poet

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
American
Author

Henry A. WallaceHenry A. Wallace
American
33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.
Henry TraversHenry Travers
British
Actor

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
Swiss, French
Architect
Dorothy Jean DandridgeDorothy Dandridge
American
Actress

Dorothy KilgallenDorothy Kilgallen
American
Journalist

Judy Holliday Judy Holliday
American
Actress

Clara BowClara Bow
American
Actress

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
Finnish
Soldier
Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer
French
Philosopher, Theologian

Linda DarnellLinda Darnell
American
Actress

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
South Korean
Statesman

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
American
Broadcaster
Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor

Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
American
American Football Player
Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
American
Photographer

Nannie DossNannie Doss
American
Serial Killer

William M. BranhamWilliam M. Branham
American
American Christian minister
Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
American
Activist

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
Canadian, American
Businesswoman
Edgard VareseEdgard Varese
American
Composer

Viola LiuzzoViola Liuzzo
American
Civil Rights Activist

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

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William MaughamWilliam Maugham
British
Novelist & Playwright
Hermann StaudingerHermann Staudinger
German
Chemist

Milton AveryMilton Avery
American
Painter

Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton
British
Physicist
Philip Showalter HenchPhilip Showalter Hench
American
Physician
Fan S. NoliFan S. Noli
Albanian
Prime Minister of Albania

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
American
Physiologist

Max VolmerMax Volmer
German
Chemist

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
Egyptian, Italian
Ruler
Gloria Morgan VanderbiltGloria Morgan Vanderbilt
American
Socialite, Actor

Louise MountbattenLouise Mountbatten
German
Queen

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

David O. SelznickDavid O. Selznick
American
American film producer

Geeta BaliGeeta Bali
Indian, Pakistani
Actor
Wesley Branch RickeyWesley Branch Rickey
American
Baseball player

Spike JonesSpike Jones
American
Musician
Father DivineFather Divine
American
 

Porfirio RubirosaPorfirio Rubirosa
Dominican
Diplomat

Alan FreedAlan Freed
American
Disc jockey, Radio personality
Felix FrankfurterFelix Frankfurter
Austrian
Judge

Jeanette MacDonaldJeanette MacDonald
American
Film actor
Constance BennettConstance Bennett
American
Actress

Frederick BrowningFrederick Browning
British
Military personnel

Bernard Mannes BaruchBernard Mannes Baruch
American
Financier

Owney MaddenOwney Madden
British, American
Gangster

Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
British
Sailor
Edogawa RanpoEdogawa Ranpo
Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Literary critic,

Sonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson II
American
Singer

Jimmie Lee JacksonJimmie Lee Jackson
American
Activist

Tanizaki Jun'ichirōTanizaki Jun'ichirō
Japanese
Writer
Helena RubinsteinHelena Rubinstein
Polish, American
Business women

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
Romanian
Politician, Diplomat
Maxime WeygandMaxime Weygand
French
Military personnel, Officer

Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,

Margaret DumontMargaret Dumont
American
Actress
Hastings Lionel Ismay, Baron IsmayHastings Lionel Ismay, Baron Ismay
Indian, British
Military Officer

Abdul HamidAbdul Hamid
Indian
Soldier
Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
American
Athlete

Malcolm Wheeler-NicholsonMalcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
American
Entrepreneur, Writer

Bill BlackBill Black
American
Musician
Freddie MillsFreddie Mills
British
Boxer

Walter Reginald HammondWalter Reginald Hammond
British
Cricketer
Moshe SharettMoshe Sharett
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Diplomat, Translator

Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
Moroccan
Politician

W. T. CosgraveW. T. Cosgrave
Irish
Politician

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist
Fan NoliFan Noli
Albanian
Former Prime Minister of Albania
Edward Elmer SmithEdward Elmer Smith
American
Novelist

Rashid Ali al-GaylaniRashid Ali al-Gaylani
Iraqi
Politician

Dawn PowellDawn Powell
American
Author

Nickolas MurayNickolas Muray
American
Photographer, Fencer
Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
British
Writer

Sherman MintonSherman Minton
American
Senator

Clyde BeattyClyde Beatty
American
Animal trainer

David SmithDavid Smith
American
Sculptor

Randall JarrellRandall Jarrell
American
Poet
Hayato IkedaHayato Ikeda
Japanese
Prime Minister, Politician

Ikeda HayatoIkeda Hayato
Japanese
Prime minister of Japan
J.B. DanquahJ.B. Danquah
Ghanaian
Politician

Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.
American
Historian
Arthur HolmesArthur Holmes
British
Geophysicist, Geologist
Corrado GiniCorrado Gini
Italian
Statistician