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

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
American
Author

Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
Swiss, French
Architect
Henry A. WallaceHenry A. Wallace
American
33rd Vice President of the U.S.A.

Linda DarnellLinda Darnell
American
Actress

Clara BowClara Bow
American
Actress

Dorothy KilgallenDorothy Kilgallen
American
Journalist

Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
South Korean
Statesman

Albert SchweitzerAlbert Schweitzer
French
Philosopher, Theologian
Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
American
Photographer

Frances PerkinsFrances Perkins
American
Activist

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
Canadian, American
Businesswoman

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
American
Broadcaster
Lauri TörniLauri Törni
Vietnamese, Russian
Soldier

William M. BranhamWilliam M. Branham
American
American Christian minister
Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
Chinese
Opera Singer, Actor

Judy Holliday Judy Holliday
American
Actress

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

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

Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
American
American Football Player

Henry TraversHenry Travers
British
Actor
Hermann StaudingerHermann Staudinger
German
Chemist

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Milton AveryMilton Avery
American
Painter

Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton
British
Physicist

Joseph ErlangerJoseph Erlanger
American
Physiologist

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

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
British
Novelist & Playwright

Max VolmerMax Volmer
German
Chemist

Nell CarterNell Carter
British
Actress
David O. SelznickDavid O. Selznick
American
American film producer

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
Egyptian, Italian
Ruler

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Sound Department

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

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

Spike JonesSpike Jones
American
Musician
Jeanette MacDonaldJeanette MacDonald
American
Film actor

Porfirio RubirosaPorfirio Rubirosa
Dominican
Diplomat

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

Felix FrankfurterFelix Frankfurter
Austrian
Judge
Frederick FleetFrederick Fleet
British
Sailor

Frederick BrowningFrederick Browning
British
Military personnel

Owney MaddenOwney Madden
British, American
Gangster

Sonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson II
American
Singer

Helena RubinsteinHelena Rubinstein
Polish, American
Business women
Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,

Maxime WeygandMaxime Weygand
French
Military personnel, Officer

Margaret DumontMargaret Dumont
American
Actress

Edogawa RanpoEdogawa Ranpo
Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Literary critic,
Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
Romanian
Politician, Diplomat

Malcolm Wheeler-NicholsonMalcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
American
Entrepreneur, Writer
Moshe SharettMoshe Sharett
Israeli, Ukrainian
Politician, Diplomat, Translator

Dawn PowellDawn Powell
American
Author

Henry CowellHenry Cowell
American
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Pianist
Freddie MillsFreddie Mills
British
Boxer

Bill BlackBill Black
American
Musician
W. T. CosgraveW. T. Cosgrave
Irish
Politician

Rashid Ali al-GaylaniRashid Ali al-Gaylani
Iraqi
Politician

Amos Alonzo StaggAmos Alonzo Stagg
American
Athlete
Jimmie Lee JacksonJimmie Lee Jackson
Civil Rights Activist

Eleanor FarjeonEleanor Farjeon
British
Writer
Myra HessMyra Hess
British
Pianist

Mehdi Ben BarkaMehdi Ben Barka
Moroccan
Politician

Sherman MintonSherman Minton
American
Senator

Clyde BeattyClyde Beatty
American
Animal trainer
Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker
South African
Poet, Writer
H. V. EvattH. V. Evatt
Australian
Politician

Nickolas MurayNickolas Muray
American
Photographer, Fencer

Randall JarrellRandall Jarrell
American
Poet

Hayato IkedaHayato Ikeda
Japanese
Prime Minister, Politician
Oskar R. LangeOskar R. Lange
Polish
Economist

Tadd DameronTadd Dameron
American
Composer

Harry CrerarHarry Crerar
Canadian
Military General

Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.
American
Historian

Arthur HolmesArthur Holmes
British
Geophysicist, Geologist
Charles SheelerCharles Sheeler
American
Artist

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

Allen B. DuMontAllen B. DuMont
American
Engineer
Thomas B. CostainThomas B. Costain
Canadian, American
Journalist
Howard SpringHoward Spring
Welsh
Author