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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Walt Disney

Walt Disney.
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Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: December 15

 2 Montgomery Clift

Montgomery Clift .
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Died: July 23

 3 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Independence Activist, Reformer
Birthdate: May 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bhagur
Died: February 26

 4 Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton.
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States
Died: February 1

 5 Lenny Bruce

Lenny Bruce.
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Famous As: Standup Comedian
Birthdate: October 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mineola, New York
Died: August 3

 6 Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: October 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mughalsarai, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India (now in Uttar Pradesh, India)
Died: January 11

 7 Chester W. Nimitz

Chester W. Nimitz.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in World War II
Birthdate: February 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
Died: February 20
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 8 Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: September 14, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Corning, New York, United States
Died: September 6

 9 Charles Whitman

Charles Whitman.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Worth, Florida, United States
Died: August 1

 10 William Frawley

William Frawley.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa
Died: March 3
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 10

 12 Homi Bhabha

Homi Bhabha.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Indian physicist
Birthdate: October 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: January 24

 13 Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: February 1
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 Virginia Hill

Virginia Hill.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lipscomb, Alabama
Died: March 24

 15 Ed Wynn

Ed Wynn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 9, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: June 19
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Sergei Korolev

Sergei Korolev
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: January 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Died: January 14

 17 Hendrik Verwoerd

Hendrik Verwoerd.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: September 6

 18 Eric Fleming

Eric Fleming.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Paula, California
Died: September 26
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 19 Georges Lemaître

Georges Lemaître.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scientist & Priest
Birthdate: July 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleroi, Belgium
Died: June 20

 20 Sepp Dietrich

Sepp Dietrich.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: May 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawangen, Germany
Died: April 21

 21 Frank Lentini

Frank Lentini
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Entertainer
Birthdate: May 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rosolini, Italy
Died: September 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 22 Dorothy Macmillan

Dorothy Macmillan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: July 28, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Died: May 21

 23 Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: October 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mūshā, Asyut Governorate, Khedivate of Egypt
Died: August 29

 24 Alice Pearce

Alice Pearce
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 3

 25 Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor,Painter
Birthdate: October 10, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stampa
Died: January 11

 26 Bobby Fuller

Bobby Fuller
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Birthdate: October 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baytown
Died: July 18

 27 Andre Breton

Andre Breton.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Founder of Surrealism
Birthdate: February 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tinchebray, Orne, France
Died: September 28

 28 C. S. Forester

C. S. Forester.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cairo, Khedivate of Egypt
Died: April 2

 29 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Nigeria
Birthdate: October 1, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bauchi, Nigeria
Died: January 15

 30 Albert Göring

Albert Göring
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: March 9, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Friedenau
Died: December 20

 31 Herbert Marshall

Herbert Marshall.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London
Died: January 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Cosmetologist
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 18

 33 Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Velykyi Fontan Cape
Died: March 5

 34 Arthur Percival

Arthur Percival
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: December 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aspenden
Died: January 31

 35 Ahmadu Bello

Ahmadu Bello
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rabbah bar Nahmani
Died: January 15

 36 Dietrich von Choltitz

Dietrich von Choltitz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: November 9, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Łąka Prudnicka
Died: November 5

 37 Paul Reynaud

Paul Reynaud
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: October 15, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelonnette
Died: September 21

 38 Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi

Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Umuahia
Died: July 29

 39 Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tul'chyn, Ukraine
Died: February 9

 40 Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: July 12, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: January 8

 41 Elliot See

Elliot See
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut
Birthdate: July 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: February 28

 42 Frank O'Hara

Frank O'Hara
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 25

 43 Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: April 20, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eastwell Park, Kent, England
Died: July 13

 44 Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 25, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 30

 45 Gregorio López y Fuentes

Gregorio López y Fuentes
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 17, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huasteca, Veracruz, Mexico
Died: December 10

 46 Bud Powell

Bud Powell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Jazz musician
Birthdate: September 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 1

 47 Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Teoc, Mississippi, United States
Died: November 2

 48 S.S. Kresge

S.S. Kresge
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 31, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: October 18

 49 Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred Sloan.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: CEO of General Motors Corporation
Birthdate: May 23, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: February 17

 50 Cemal Gürsel

Cemal Gürsel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Officer
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Erzurum
Died: September 14