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

Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

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

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
American
 

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
American
Actor
Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
American
Educator

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
American
 

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
Austrian, American
Criminal
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
British
Writer

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
American
Actress

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
Belgian
Scientist & Priest

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
German
Military Officer

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
Swiss
Sculptor,Painter
Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
South African
Politician

Eric FlemingEric Fleming
American
Actor

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Religious Leader

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

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
American
CEO of General Motors Corporation
Peter DebyePeter Debye
American
American-Dutch chemist

J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller
British
General

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
Ed WynnEd Wynn
American
Actor

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Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
Canadian
Cosmetologist
Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

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

Frank O'HaraFrank O'Hara
American
Poet
Jerome BrownJerome Brown
American
Animator
Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian
Actress

Bud PowellBud Powell
American
Pianist, Jazz musician

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Nigerian
Politician

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

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Maxfield ParrishMaxfield Parrish
American
Painter

Dietrich von CholtitzDietrich von Choltitz
German
Military personnel

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

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
Nigerian
Politician
Billy RoseBilly Rose
American
Impresario

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
Japanese
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,
Jean ArpJean Arp
German, French
Sculptor

Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
Italian
Racecar driver
Margery AllinghamMargery Allingham
British
Novelist

Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
Suffragist, women's rights activist

Francis X. BushmanFrancis X. Bushman
American
Actor

Cemal GürselCemal Gürsel
Turkish
Politician, Officer
Alexander von FalkenhausenAlexander von Falkenhausen
German
Soldier, Politician, Military personnel

Bai ChongxiBai Chongxi
Taiwanese
Soldier

Gino SeveriniGino Severini
Italian
Painter

Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker
American
Astronaut, Physicist, Test pilot
Irving KlawIrving Klaw
American
Photographer

Sadao ArakiSadao Araki
Japanese
Military personnel
Delmore SchwartzDelmore Schwartz
American
Writer

Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

Mina LoyMina Loy
British, American
Poet
Sutan SjahrirSutan Sjahrir
Indonesian
Political Leader

Lao SheLao She
Chinese
Novelist, Dramatist
Samuel AkintolaSamuel Akintola
Nigerian
Politician

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
German, Hungarian
Chemist

Felix von LucknerFelix von Luckner
German
Writer, Military personnel
Carlo CarràCarlo Carrà
Italian
Painter

Erwin PiscatorErwin Piscator
German
Theatre director
L. E. J. BrouwerL. E. J. Brouwer
Dutch
Mathematician

Gertrude BergGertrude Berg
American
Actress

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German
Opera singer, Singer

Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
British
Translator
Emil BrunnerEmil Brunner
Swiss
Theologian
Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist

Gilbert Hovey GrosvenorGilbert Hovey Grosvenor
American
Photojournalist

Ernest BurgessErnest Burgess
Canadian, American
Sociologist, Criminologist

Chang MyonChang Myon
South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea
Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel

Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
British, American
Photographer

Josef DietrichJosef Dietrich
German
 

Stanisław MikołajczykStanisław Mikołajczyk
German, Polish
Politician

H. J. RoundH. J. Round
British
Engineer
Kitty HarrisKitty Harris
Canadian
trade unionist

Florence Ellinwood AllenFlorence Ellinwood Allen
American
Lawyer, Judge
Malvina HoffmanMalvina Hoffman
American
Sculptor

Mari SandozMari Sandoz
American
Novelist
Hannes KolehmainenHannes Kolehmainen
Finnish
Runner
Paul ManshipPaul Manship
American
Artist