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
 
Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
American
Standup Comedian

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
American
Actor

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
American
 

Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
American
 
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
American
Birth Control Activist

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
Austrian, American
Criminal

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
Belgian
Scientist & Priest
Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
American
Actress

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
Swiss
Sculptor,Painter
Eric FlemingEric Fleming
American
Actor

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
American
CEO of General Motors Corporation

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

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

Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
French
Former President of France

Robert RossenRobert Rossen
American
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
Dutch
Physicist

Homi BhabhaHomi Bhabha
Indian
Indian physicist
Andre BretonAndre Breton
French
Founder of Surrealism

James GunnJames Gunn
American
Screenwriter

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian
Poet, Philosopher, Politician, Playwright

Homi J. BhabhaHomi J. Bhabha
Indian
Physicist
Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
American
Officer
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
British
War correspondent, Novelist, Writer,

Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
South African
Politician, University teacher, Faculty

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Author

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
German
Military personnel
Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

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Dietrich von CholtitzDietrich von Choltitz
German
Military personnel

Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
Canadian
Business Leader, Entrepreneur

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

Elliot SeeElliot See
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut
Bobby FullerBobby Fuller
American
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria
Bud PowellBud Powell
American
Pianist, Jazz musician

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Nigerian
Politician

Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
Malaysian, British
Military personnel
Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
Italian
Racecar driver
Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker
American
Astronaut, Physicist, Test pilot

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

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
Nigerian
Politician

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher
Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist

Alexander von FalkenhausenAlexander von Falkenhausen
German
Soldier, Politician, Military personnel

Bai ChongxiBai Chongxi
Taiwanese
Soldier

Cemal GürselCemal Gürsel
Turkish
Politician, Officer
Irving KlawIrving Klaw
American
Photographer

Gino SeveriniGino Severini
Italian
Painter
Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

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
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German
Opera singer, Singer

Erwin PiscatorErwin Piscator
German
Theatre director

Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel
Ernest BurgessErnest Burgess
Canadian, American
Sociologist, Criminologist

Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist
Josef DietrichJosef Dietrich
German
 

Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
British, American
Photographer

Chang MyonChang Myon
South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea

Kitty HarrisKitty Harris
Canadian
trade unionist
Florence Ellinwood AllenFlorence Ellinwood Allen
American
Lawyer, Judge
Hannes KolehmainenHannes Kolehmainen
Finnish
Runner

Luitzen Egbertus Jan BrouwerLuitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer
Dutch
Mathematician

Sergey KorolyovSergey Korolyov
Russian
Engineer

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

Hans ArpHans Arp
French
 

Herbert Otto GilleHerbert Otto Gille
German
 

Wäinö AaltonenWäinö Aaltonen
Finnish
Artist

Johnny KiddJohnny Kidd
British
singer, songwriter
Stanislaw Jerzy LecStanislaw Jerzy Lec
Ukrainian
 

Chester William NimitzChester William Nimitz
American
 
Louis Arthur JohnsonLouis Arthur Johnson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Arthur Evelyn St. John WaughArthur Evelyn St. John Waugh
British