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
 
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
American
Educator

Lenny BruceLenny Bruce
American
Standup Comedian

Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
American
Actor

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

Lal Bahadur ShastriLal Bahadur Shastri
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
American
 

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
British
Writer

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
Austrian, American
Criminal
Charles WhitmanCharles Whitman
American
 

C. S. ForesterC. S. Forester
British
Novelist

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
American
Actress

Georges LemaîtreGeorges Lemaître
Belgian
Scientist & Priest

Eric FlemingEric Fleming
American
Actor
Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
German
Military Officer

Hendrik VerwoerdHendrik Verwoerd
South African
Politician

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
Egyptian
Religious Leader

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
Swiss
Sculptor,Painter
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
Albert GöringAlbert Göring
Austrian, German
Mechanical engineer

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Ed WynnEd Wynn
American
Actor
Alice PearceAlice Pearce
American
Actress

Bimal RoyBimal Roy
Bangladeshi, Indian
Film director

Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
Canadian
Cosmetologist

Arthur PercivalArthur Percival
Malaysian, British
Military personnel
Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
Ukrainian, American, Russian
Actress
Bobby FullerBobby Fuller
American
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

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

Dietrich von CholtitzDietrich von Choltitz
German
Military personnel

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

Frank O'HaraFrank O'Hara
American
Poet

Mississippi John HurtMississippi John Hurt
American
Singer

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigerian
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Elliot SeeElliot See
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut
Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Nigerian
Politician

Jerome BrownJerome Brown
American
Animator
Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Giuseppe FarinaGiuseppe Farina
Italian
Racecar driver

Lucy BurnsLucy Burns
Suffragist, women's rights activist
D. T. SuzukiD. T. Suzuki
Japanese
Author

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
Nigerian
Politician
Margery AllinghamMargery Allingham
British
Novelist

Francis X. BushmanFrancis X. Bushman
American
Actor

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
American
Admiral

Cemal GürselCemal Gürsel
Turkish
Politician, Officer

Jean ArpJean Arp
German, French
Sculptor
Billy RoseBilly Rose
American
Impresario

Joseph A. WalkerJoseph A. Walker
American
Astronaut, Physicist, Test pilot

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

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

Bai ChongxiBai Chongxi
Taiwanese
Soldier
Stirling SilliphantStirling Silliphant
American
Screenwriter

Irving KlawIrving Klaw
American
Photographer

James E. FitzsimmonsJames E. Fitzsimmons
American
Horse trainer
Sadao ArakiSadao Araki
Japanese
Military personnel

Joseph EggerJoseph Egger
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor
Delmore SchwartzDelmore Schwartz
American
Writer

Sutan SjahrirSutan Sjahrir
Indonesian
Political Leader

Felix von LucknerFelix von Luckner
German
Writer, Military personnel
Edward Gordon CraigEdward Gordon Craig
Irish, British
Actor, Director, Illustrator, Scenographer,

George de HevesyGeorge de Hevesy
German, Hungarian
Chemist
Mina LoyMina Loy
British, American
Poet

Arthur WaleyArthur Waley
British
Translator

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German
Opera singer, Singer

Lao SheLao She
Chinese
Novelist, Dramatist
Samuel AkintolaSamuel Akintola
Nigerian
Politician
Gino SeveriniGino Severini
Italian
Painter

Gertrude BergGertrude Berg
American
Actress

L. E. J. BrouwerL. E. J. Brouwer
Dutch
Mathematician

Josef DietrichJosef Dietrich
German
 
Erwin PiscatorErwin Piscator
German
Theatre director

Ernest BurgessErnest Burgess
Canadian, American
Sociologist

Emil BrunnerEmil Brunner
Swiss
Theologian

Carlo CarràCarlo Carrà
Italian
Painter

Ludwig BinswangerLudwig Binswanger
Swiss
Swiss psychiatrist
Andrew McNaughtonAndrew McNaughton
Canadian
Diplomat, Military personnel

Gilbert Hovey GrosvenorGilbert Hovey Grosvenor
American
Photojournalist
Stanisław MikołajczykStanisław Mikołajczyk
German, Polish
Politician

Chang MyonChang Myon
South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea
Hannes KolehmainenHannes Kolehmainen
Finnish
Runner
Kitty HarrisKitty Harris
Canadian
trade unionist