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

Randolph ChurchillRandolph Churchill
British
Journalist, Politician
Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
British
Writer

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
American
Actress

Bobby DriscollBobby Driscoll
American
Actor
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
American
Actress

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
French, American
Artist
Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
American
American writer

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
French, Thai, American
Writer

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
American
Singer

Dan DuryeaDan Duryea
American
Actor

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
American
 
Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
American
Actor

Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
Polish, Russian
Soviet Officer

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
Austrian
Physicist

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
German
Chemist
Karl BarthKarl Barth
Swiss
Theologian

Lev Landau Lev Landau
Russian
Physicist
Howard FloreyHoward Florey
Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
American
 

George GamowGeorge Gamow
Russian
Physicist
Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist
Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
Italian
Author & Poet

Henry Hallett DaleHenry Hallett Dale
British
Physiologist & Pharmacologist

Robert Z. LeonardRobert Z. Leonard
American
Film Director, Actor, Producer
William PowellWilliam Powell
American
Screenwriter

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

Little WalterLittle Walter
American
Guitarist, Street artist, Singer, Songwriter

Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American
Musician

Tony HancockTony Hancock
British
Comedian, Actor
Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
Spanish, Mexican, American
Actor
Marion LorneMarion Lorne
American
Actress

Duke KahanamokuDuke Kahanamoku
American
Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player

Jess WillardJess Willard
American
Boxer

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer
WeegeeWeegee
American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
Pakistani
Politician

George HackenschmidtGeorge Hackenschmidt
French, Russian, British
Wrestler

Edna FerberEdna Ferber
American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

Stewart MenziesStewart Menzies
British
Intelligence officer
Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
Chinese, British
Writer

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
British
Diplomat
Dorothy GishDorothy Gish
American
Actress

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

Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
French
Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter
Little Willie JohnLittle Willie John
American
Singer

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter
Charles BeckerCharles Becker
German
actor

Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
German
Military commander

Arthur Hays SulzbergerArthur Hays Sulzberger
American
Publisher

Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist
Max BrodMax Brod
Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Erwin PanofskyErwin Panofsky
German, American
Art historian

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
German
Military personnel, Diplomat

Kirill MeretskovKirill Meretskov
Russian
Military commander
Vasily SokolovskyVasily Sokolovsky
Russian
Military commander

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
Italian
 
Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
French, Japanese
Painter

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
American
Dancer

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
British
Art Historian
Joseph W. Martin Jr.Joseph W. Martin Jr.
American
Politician

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
German
Officer

Henry DumasHenry Dumas
American
Writer

Kees van DongenKees van Dongen
French
Painter
Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

Anna KavanAnna Kavan
French, British
Novelist
Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Italian, American
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer

Tian HanTian Han
Chinese
Author

Stan McCabeStan McCabe
Australian
Cricketer

Walter NashWalter Nash
New Zealander
Politician
R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
American
Tennis player
Anthony BoucherAnthony Boucher
American
Author

Virginia Lee BurtonVirginia Lee Burton
American
Illustrator

Nat HikenNat Hiken
American
Film director, Screenwriter, Songwriter

Conrad RichterConrad Richter
American
Novelist
Howard LindsayHoward Lindsay
American
Theatrical producer

Ryszard SiwiecRyszard Siwiec
Polish
Accountant

Harold GrayHarold Gray
American
Cartoonist

Archie MayoArchie Mayo
American
Director

Dorothy GarrodDorothy Garrod
British
Archaeologist
Peter ArnoPeter Arno
American
Cartoonist

Alfred Chester BeattyAlfred Chester Beatty
British, American
Magnate
Konstantin PaustovskyKonstantin Paustovsky
Russian
Writer

Arnold ZweigArnold Zweig
German, Polish
Writer
Yvor WintersYvor Winters
American
Poet
Henry BestonHenry Beston
American
Writer, Children's writer