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

Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
American
 

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
American
 

Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
American
Standup Comedian

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
American
Actor
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
American
Educator

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

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

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

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
American
Actress

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
German
Military Officer

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
Belgian
Scientist & Priest

Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
South African
Politician
Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Religious Leader

Eric FlemingEric Fleming
American
Actor

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
Swiss
Sculptor,Painter

C. S. ForesterC. S. Forester
British
Novelist
Andre BretonAndre Breton
French
Founder of Surrealism

Herbert MarshallHerbert Marshall
British, American
Actor
Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
American
CEO of General Motors Corporation

Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol
French
Former President of France

J. F. C. FullerJ. F. C. Fuller
British
General
Robert RossenRobert Rossen
American
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Peter DebyePeter Debye
American
American-Dutch chemist
Fritz ZernikeFrits Zernike
Dutch
Physicist

Homi BhabhaHomi Bhabha
Indian
Indian physicist

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral
Dorothy MacmillanDorothy Macmillan
British
Socialite

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Sergey KorolyovSergey Korolyov
Russian
Engineer
Sergey Pavlovich KorolyovSergey Pavlovich Korolyov
Russian
Scientist

Ed WynnEd Wynn
American
Actor

Josef DietrichJosef Dietrich
German
 

Alice PearceAlice Pearce
American
Actress
Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
Canadian
Cosmetologist
Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
Malaysian, British
Military personnel

Frank LentiniFrank Lentini
American
Entertainer

Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

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

Dietrich von CholtitzDietrich von Choltitz
German
Military personnel

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

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Nigerian
Politician

S.S. KresgeS.S. Kresge
American
Businessman
Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian
Singer

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
Nigerian
Politician
Elliot SeeElliot See
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut

Frank O'HaraFrank O'Hara
American
Poet

Maxfield ParrishMaxfield Parrish
American
Painter
Bud PowellBud Powell
American
Pianist, Jazz musician

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
American
Singer

Billy RoseBilly Rose
American
Impresario

Bimal RoyBimal Roy
Bangladeshi, Indian
Film director

D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
Japanese
Author

Francis X. BushmanFrancis X. Bushman
American
Actor
Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
Italian
Racecar driver

Jean ArpJean Arp
German, French
Sculptor

Cemal GürselCemal Gürsel
Turkish
Politician, Officer

Margery AllinghamMargery Allingham
British
Novelist
Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker
American
Astronaut, Physicist, Test pilot

Courtney Hicks HodgesCourtney Hicks Hodges
American
General
Irving KlawIrving Klaw
American
Photographer

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

Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist
Abdul Salam ArifAbdul Salam Arif
Iraqi
President

Johnny KiddJohnny Kidd
British
singer, songwriter
Gino SeveriniGino Severini
Italian
Painter

Frank O'ConnorFrank O'Connor
Irish
Writer

Bai ChongxiBai Chongxi
Taiwanese
Soldier
Delmore SchwartzDelmore Schwartz
American
Writer

Stirling SilliphantStirling Silliphant
American
Screenwriter
Charles BassettCharles Bassett
American
Test pilot

Melvin TolsonMelvin Tolson
American
Poet

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
Suffragist, women's rights activist

Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,
Sadao ArakiSadao Araki
Japanese
Military personnel
Seán T. O'KellySeán T. O'Kelly
Northern Irish
President of Ireland

H. J. RoundH. J. Round
British
Engineer

Louis Arthur JohnsonLouis Arthur Johnson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Herbert Otto GilleHerbert Otto Gille
German
 
Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
Mexican
Novelist

Mina LoyMina Loy
British, American
Poet

Felix von LucknerFelix von Luckner
German
Writer, Military personnel

Lao SheLao She
Chinese
Novelist, Dramatist

Sutan SjahrirSutan Sjahrir
Indonesian
Political Leader
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German
Opera singer, Singer

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
German, Hungarian
Chemist
Flann O'BrienFlann O'Brien
Irish
Writer

Gertrude BergGertrude Berg
American
Actress
L. E. J. BrouwerL. E. J. Brouwer
Dutch
Mathematician
Carlo CarràCarlo Carrà
Italian
Painter