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.

Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy
American
Brother of President John F. Kennedy
Helen KellerHelen Keller
American
Author

Yuri GagarinYuri Gagarin
Russian, Russian
Soviet Cosmonaut

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
American
American writer

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
American
Author

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

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
American
Actress

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
French, American
Artist
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
American
Actress

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

Dan DuryeaDan Duryea
American
Actor

Bobby DriscollBobby Driscoll
American
Actor

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
American
 

Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
American
Actor
Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
Polish, Russian
Soviet Officer

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
Austrian
Physicist

Karl BarthKarl Barth
Swiss
Theologian

Lev Landau Lev Landau
Russian
Physicist
Otto HahnOtto Hahn
German
Chemist

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
American
 
George GamowGeorge Gamow
Russian
Physicist

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

Howard FloreyHoward Florey
Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
American
Civil Rights Activist
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
Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
Italian
 

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

Nucky JohnsonNucky Johnson
American
Politician

Nick AdamsNick Adams
American
Actor

Tony HancockTony Hancock
British
Comedian, Actor
Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American
Musician
Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
Spanish, Mexican, American
Actor

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

Marion LorneMarion Lorne
American
Actress

WeegeeWeegee
American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist
Jess WillardJess Willard
American
Boxer

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
Pakistani
Politician

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

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer

William PowellWilliam Powell
American
Screenwriter
Stewart MenziesStewart Menzies
British
Intelligence officer

Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Edna FerberEdna Ferber
American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
Chinese, British
Writer

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
British
Diplomat
Dorothy GishDorothy Gish
American
Actress

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter
George HackenschmidtGeorge Hackenschmidt
French, Russian, British
Wrestler

Little Willie JohnLittle Willie John
American
Singer

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

Howard Walter FloreyHoward Walter Florey
British
Australian pharmacologist

Howard LindsayHoward Lindsay
American
Theatrical producer
Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist

Erwin PanofskyErwin Panofsky
German, American
Art historian

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
German
Military personnel, Diplomat
Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
German
Military commander

Lilian HarveyLilian Harvey
German, British
Actress
Joseph W. Martin Jr.Joseph W. Martin Jr.
American
Politician

Bob Jones, Sr.Bob Jones, Sr.
American
 

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
American
Dancer
Max BrodMax Brod
Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
French, Japanese
Painter
Kirill MeretskovKirill Meretskov
Russian
Military commander

Vasily SokolovskyVasily Sokolovsky
Russian
Military commander

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
British
Art Historian
Arthur Hays SulzbergerArthur Hays Sulzberger
American
Publisher

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
German
Officer
Chester F. CarlsonChester F. Carlson
American
Physicist

Kees van DongenKees van Dongen
French
Painter

Anna KavanAnna Kavan
French, British
Novelist

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Italian, American
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
German
actor

Walter NashWalter Nash
New Zealander
Politician

CassandreCassandre
French, Ukrainian
Painter
Virginia Lee BurtonVirginia Lee Burton
American
Illustrator

Charles Reginald JacksonCharles Reginald Jackson
American
 

Ryszard SiwiecRyszard Siwiec
Polish
Accountant

Henry DumasHenry Dumas
American
Writer

Dorothy GarrodDorothy Garrod
British
Archaeologist
Anthony BoucherAnthony Boucher
American
Author

Konstantin PaustovskyKonstantin Paustovsky
Russian
Writer
Conrad RichterConrad Richter
American
Novelist

Harold GrayHarold Gray
American
Cartoonist
Tian HanTian Han
Chinese
Author
R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
American
Tennis player