Famous People Who Died In 1966

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1966. This list includes people like Walt Disney, Georges Lemaître, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Montgomery Clift, Buster Keaton and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, poets and military leaders who died in 1966. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Walt DisneyWalt Disney
American
 
Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
American
Standup Comedian

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
American
 

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
American
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in
Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
American
Actor

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
American
Educator

Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
American
 

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
British
Writer

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
Austrian, American
Criminal
Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
American
Actress

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
Belgian
Scientist & Priest

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
Swiss
Sculptor,Painter
Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Religious Leader

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
German
Military Officer
Eric FlemingEric Fleming
American
Actor

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
American
CEO of General Motors Corporation

C. S. ForesterC. S. Forester
British
Novelist
Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall
British, American
Actor

Peter DebyePeter Debye
American
American-Dutch chemist
J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller
British
General

Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
French
Former President of France

Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
Dutch
Physicist

Robert RossenRobert Rossen
American
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Andre BretonAndre Breton
French
Founder of Surrealism
Homi BhabhaHomi Bhabha
Indian
Indian physicist

James GunnJames Gunn
American
Screenwriter

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

Ed WynnEd Wynn
American
Actor
Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
South African
Politician, University teacher, Faculty

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Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
Canadian
Business Leader

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

Elliot SeeElliot See
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut
Dietrich von CholtitzDietrich von Choltitz
German
Military personnel

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian
Actress
Maxfield ParrishMaxfield Parrish
American
Painter

Bobby FullerBobby Fuller
American
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Nigerian
Politician
Bud PowellBud Powell
American
Pianist, Jazz musician

Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
American
Singer
Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
Malaysian, British
Military personnel

Jean ArpJean Arp
German, French
Sculptor

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
Japanese
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist
Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
Italian
Racecar driver

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
Nigerian
Politician

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral

Billy RoseBilly Rose
American
Impresario
George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher

Margery AllinghamMargery Allingham
British
Novelist
Delmore SchwartzDelmore Schwartz
American
Writer

Bai ChongxiBai Chongxi
Taiwanese
Soldier

Francis X. BushmanFrancis X. Bushman
American
Actor
Alexander von FalkenhausenAlexander von Falkenhausen
German
Soldier, Politician, Military personnel

Gino SeveriniGino Severini
Italian
Painter
Mina LoyMina Loy
British, American
Poet

Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker
American
Astronaut, Physicist, Test pilot

Cemal GürselCemal Gürsel
Turkish
Politician, Officer
Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

Irving KlawIrving Klaw
American
Photographer
Gertrude BergGertrude Berg
American
Actress

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
Suffragist, women's rights activist

Sadao ArakiSadao Araki
Japanese
Military personnel

Felix von LucknerFelix von Luckner
German
Writer, Military personnel
Lao SheLao She
Chinese
Novelist, Dramatist
Carlo CarràCarlo Carrà
Italian
Painter

Florence Ellinwood AllenFlorence Ellinwood Allen
American
Lawyer, Judge

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German
Opera singer, Singer

Erwin PiscatorErwin Piscator
German
Theatre director
Sutan SjahrirSutan Sjahrir
Indonesian
Political Leader

L. E. J. BrouwerL. E. J. Brouwer
Dutch
Mathematician

Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel

Josef DietrichJosef Dietrich
German
 

Ernest BurgessErnest Burgess
Canadian, American
Sociologist, Criminologist
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist

Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
British, American
Photographer
Chang MyonChang Myon
South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea

Hannes KolehmainenHannes Kolehmainen
Finnish
Runner

Kitty HarrisKitty Harris
Canadian
trade unionist
Sergey KorolyovSergey Korolyov
Russian
Engineer

Georges DuhamelGeorges Duhamel
French
writer, poet, physician, novelist
Jan BrzechwaJan Brzechwa
Polish
poet

Herbert Otto GilleHerbert Otto Gille
German
 

Wäinö AaltonenWäinö Aaltonen
Finnish
Artist

S.S. KresgeS.S. Kresge
American
Businessman
Johnny KiddJohnny Kidd
British
singer, songwriter

Melvin TolsonMelvin Tolson
American
Poet
Sergey Pavlovich KorolyovSergey Pavlovich Korolyov
Russian
Scientist

Courtney Hicks HodgesCourtney Hicks Hodges
American
General
Louis Arthur JohnsonLouis Arthur Johnson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Stanislaw Jerzy LecStanislaw Jerzy Lec
Ukrainian
 
Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
Mexican
Novelist