Famous People Who Died In 1968

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1968. This list includes people like Robert F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Yuri Gagarin, John Steinbeck and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, military leaders and directors who died in 1968. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
American
Civil Rights Activist
Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy
American
Brother of President John F. Kennedy

Helen KellerHelen Keller
American
Author

Yuri GagarinYuri Gagarin
Russian, Russian
Soviet Cosmonaut

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
American
Author

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
British
Writer
Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
American
American writer

Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
American
Actress

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
French, American
Artist

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
American
Actress
Randolph ChurchillRandolph Churchill
British
Journalist, Politician

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
American
Singer
Thomas MertonThomas Merton
French, Thai, American
Writer

Bobby DriscollBobby Driscoll
American
Actor

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
American
 
Dan DuryeaDan Duryea
American
Actor

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
Austrian
Physicist
Otto HahnOtto Hahn
German
Chemist

Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
American
Actor

Karl BarthKarl Barth
Swiss
Theologian
Lev Landau Lev Landau
Russian
Physicist

Howard FloreyHoward Florey
Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist
George GamowGeorge Gamow
Russian
Physicist

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
American
 

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist
Henry Hallett DaleHenry Hallett Dale
British
Physiologist & Pharmacologist
Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
Italian
Author & Poet

Robert Z. LeonardRobert Z. Leonard
American
Film Director, Actor, Producer

William PowellWilliam Powell
American
Screenwriter

Jim ClarkJim Clark
British
Formula One driver, Farmer
Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
American
Journalists

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American
Guitarist

Tony HancockTony Hancock
British
Comedian, Actor

Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
Polish, Russian
Soviet officer

Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
Spanish, Mexican, American
Actor
Duke KahanamokuDuke Kahanamoku
American
Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
Pakistani
Politician
Little WalterLittle Walter
American
Guitarist, Street artist, Singer, Songwriter

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer

Dorothy GishDorothy Gish
American
Actress
WeegeeWeegee
American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

George PapandreouGeorge Papandreou
Greek
Greek Politician
Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
Chinese, British
Writer

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
British
Horticulturist, Politician, Diplomat, Diarist,

George HackenschmidtGeorge Hackenschmidt
French, Russian, British
Wrestler

Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor

Edna FerberEdna Ferber
American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter
Max BrodMax Brod
Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
French
Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

Jess WillardJess Willard
American
Boxer

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
American
Dancer
Stewart MenziesStewart Menzies
British
Intelligence officer

Little Willie JohnLittle Willie John
American
Singer
Erwin PanofskyErwin Panofsky
German, American
Art historian

Robert KennedyRobert Kennedy
Government Official

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist
Arthur Hays SulzbergerArthur Hays Sulzberger
American
Publisher

Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
German
Military commander
Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
British
Art historian, Poet, Writer, Philosopher,

Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer
Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
French, Japanese
Painter, Artist

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
Italian
 
Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
German
Military personnel, Diplomat

Kees van DongenKees van Dongen
French
Painter

Kirill MeretskovKirill Meretskov
Russian
Military commander

Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Italian, American
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer
Charles BeckerCharles Becker
German
actor
Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
German
Officer

Vasily SokolovskyVasily Sokolovsky
Russian
Military commander
Nat HikenNat Hiken
American
Film director, Screenwriter, Songwriter

R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
American
Tennis player

Ryszard SiwiecRyszard Siwiec
Polish
Accountant

Henry BestonHenry Beston
American
Writer, Children's writer

Stan McCabeStan McCabe
Australian
Cricketer
Bob Jones, Sr.Bob Jones, Sr.
American
 

Alexander GettlerAlexander Gettler
American
Toxicologist, University teacher
Corneille HeymansCorneille Heymans
Belgian
Physiologist

Howard Walter FloreyHoward Walter Florey
British
Australian pharmacologist

Nucky JohnsonNucky Johnson
American
Politician
Douglas HortonDouglas Horton
American
Protestant, Academic leader

Arthur MitchellArthur Mitchell
American
U.S. Representative
Chester F. CarlsonChester F. Carlson
American
Physicist

Charles Reginald JacksonCharles Reginald Jackson
American