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

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
American
Standup Comedian

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
American
 

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

Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
American
Birth Control Activist

Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
American
 

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
British
Writer

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

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

Homi BhabhaHomi Bhabha
Indian
Indian physicist

Andre BretonAndre Breton
French
Founder of Surrealism
James GunnJames Gunn
American
Screenwriter
Homi J. BhabhaHomi J. Bhabha
Indian
Physicist

Ed WynnEd Wynn
American
Actor

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Author

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
German
Military personnel
Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
South African
Politician, University teacher, Faculty

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Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
Canadian
Business Leader, Entrepreneur

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

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

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

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

Bud PowellBud Powell
American
Pianist, Jazz musician

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria
Bobby FullerBobby Fuller
American
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
American
Singer
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

Florence Ellinwood AllenFlorence Ellinwood Allen
American
Lawyer, Judge

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
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

S.S. KresgeS.S. Kresge
American
Businessman

Sergey Pavlovich KorolyovSergey Pavlovich Korolyov
Russian
Scientist
Johnny KiddJohnny Kidd
British
singer, songwriter

Louis Arthur JohnsonLouis Arthur Johnson
American
Politician, Lawyer
Stanislaw Jerzy LecStanislaw Jerzy Lec
Ukrainian
 

Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
Mexican
Novelist

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

Flann O'BrienFlann O'Brien
Irish
Writer