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
05 December 1901, American
 
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Birth Control Activist

Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
02 October 1904, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
13 October 1925, American
Standup Comedian

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
04 October 1895, American
 

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
17 October 1920, American
Actor
Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
24 June 1941, American
 

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26 February 1887, American
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
26 August 1916, Austrian, American
Criminal

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
17 July 1894, Belgian
Scientist & Priest
Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10 October 1901, Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

Herb EdelmanHerb Edelman
05 November 1933, American
Actor
Eric FlemingEric Fleming
04 July 1925, American
Actor

Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall
23 May 1890, British, American
Actor

C. S. ForesterC. S. Forester
27 August 1899, British
Novelist
Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
23 May 1875, American
CEO of General Motors Corporation

Peter DebyePeter Debye
24 March 1884, American
American-Dutch chemist
J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller
01 September 1878, British
General

Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
27 August 1884, French
Former President of France

Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
16 July 1888, Dutch
Physicist
Homi BhabhaHomi Bhabha
30 October 1909, Indian
Indian physicist

Robert RossenRobert Rossen
16 March 1908, American
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Andre BretonAndre Breton
19 February 1896, French
Founder of Surrealism

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Poet, Philosopher, Politician, Playwright

Homi J. BhabhaHomi J. Bhabha
30 October 1909, Indian
Physicist

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24 February 1885, American
Officer
Dietrich von CholtitzDietrich von Choltitz
09 November 1894, German
Military personnel
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903, British
War correspondent, Novelist, Writer,

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
09 October 1906, Egyptian
Author

Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
08 September 1901, South African
Politician, University teacher, Faculty

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
28 May 1892, German
Military personnel
Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
1884 AD, Canadian
Business Leader, Entrepreneur

Elliot SeeElliot See
23 July 1927, American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
09 March 1895, Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

Anna AkhmatovaAnna Akhmatova
23 June 1889, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Poet

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Bud PowellBud Powell
27 September 1924, American
Pianist, Jazz musician
Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
01 October 1912, Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Bobby FullerBobby Fuller
22 October 1942, American
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
03 March 1924, Nigerian
Politician

Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
26 December 1887, Malaysian, British
Military personnel

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
18 October 1870, Japanese
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,
Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
30 October 1906, Italian
Racecar driver

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
12 June 1910, Nigerian
Politician

Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
21 March 1880, German
Painter, Artist

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23 February 1885, American
Admiral

Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker
20 February 1921, American
Astronaut, Physicist, Test pilot

Gino SeveriniGino Severini
07 April 1883, Italian
Painter
Alexander von FalkenhausenAlexander von Falkenhausen
29 October 1878, German
Soldier, Politician, Military personnel

Cemal GürselCemal Gürsel
13 October 1895, Turkish
Politician, Officer

Bai ChongxiBai Chongxi
18 March 1893, Taiwanese
Soldier

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
28 July 1879
Suffragist, women's rights activist
Irving KlawIrving Klaw
09 November 1910, American
Photographer

Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
16 January 1872, Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,
Lao SheLao She
03 February 1899, Chinese
Novelist, Dramatist

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
01 August 1885, Hungarian, Swedish
Chemist, University teacher

Sadao ArakiSadao Araki
26 May 1877, Japanese
Military personnel
Felix von LucknerFelix von Luckner
09 June 1881, German
Writer, Military personnel

Erwin PiscatorErwin Piscator
17 December 1893, German
Theatre director
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
26 September 1930, German
Opera singer, Singer

Ernest BurgessErnest Burgess
16 May 1886, Canadian, American
Sociologist, Criminologist

Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
25 February 1887, Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
13 April 1881, Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist

Josef DietrichJosef Dietrich
28 May 1892, German
 
Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
11 June 1882, British, American
Photographer

Chang MyonChang Myon
28 August 1899, South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea

Hannes KolehmainenHannes Kolehmainen
09 December 1889, Finnish
Runner

Kitty HarrisKitty Harris
25 May 1899, Canadian
trade unionist
Florence Ellinwood AllenFlorence Ellinwood Allen
23 March 1884, American
Lawyer, Judge
Luitzen Egbertus Jan BrouwerLuitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer
27 February 1881, Dutch
Mathematician

Hans ArpHans Arp
16 September 1886, French
 

Sergey KorolyovSergey Korolyov
12 January 1907, Russian
Engineer

Jan BrzechwaJan Brzechwa
15 August 1898, Polish
poet
Georges DuhamelGeorges Duhamel
30 June 1884, French
writer, poet, physician, novelist

Herbert Otto GilleHerbert Otto Gille
08 March 1897, German
 

Wäinö AaltonenWäinö Aaltonen
08 March 1894, Finnish
Artist

Johnny KiddJohnny Kidd
23 December 1935, British
singer, songwriter

Stanislaw Jerzy LecStanislaw Jerzy Lec
06 March 1909, Ukrainian
 
Louis Arthur JohnsonLouis Arthur Johnson
10 January 1891, American
Politician, Lawyer

Chester William NimitzChester William Nimitz
24 February 1885, American
 
Arthur Evelyn St. John WaughArthur Evelyn St. John Waugh
28 October 1903, British