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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Brother of President John F. Kennedy
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
Died: June 6

 2 Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr..
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: January 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Died: April 4

 3 Helen Keller

Helen Keller.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
Died: June 1

 4 Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soviet Cosmonaut
Birthdate: March 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Klushino
Died: March 27
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 5 Frankie Lymon

Frankie Lymon.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 27

 6 John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salinas
Died: December 20

 7 Pio of Pietrelcina

Pio of Pietrelcina
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pietrelcina
Died: September 23
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 8 Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama
Died: December 12
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 9 Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Dulwich, London, England
Died: November 28

 10 Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: August 27

 11 Randolph Churchill

Randolph Churchill.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Politician
Birthdate: May 28, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London
Died: June 6

 12 Nucky Johnson

Nucky Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 20, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Galloway, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 9

 13 Bea Benaderet

Bea Benaderet.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 4, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: October 13

 14 Ramon Novarro

Ramon Novarro
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: October 30
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: September 20, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: November 25

 16 Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Blainville-Crevon
Died: October 2

 17 Jim Clark

Jim Clark
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Formula One driver, Farmer
Birthdate: March 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fife
Died: April 7

 18 Bobby Driscoll

Bobby Driscoll.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Died: March 30

 19 Neal Cassady

Neal Cassady.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Died: February 4

 20 Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades
Died: December 10

 21 Nick Adams

Nick Adams
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 7

 22 Duke Kahanamoku

Duke Kahanamoku
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player
Birthdate: August 24, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: January 22
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Rose Wilder Lane

Rose Wilder Lane
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Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: December 5, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: De Smet, South Dakota, USA
Died: October 30

 24 Dan Duryea

Dan Duryea.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: White Plains, New York
Died: June 7

 25 Marion Lorne

Marion Lorne
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 9

 26 Tony Hancock

Tony Hancock
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: June 24

 27 Konstantin Rokossovsky

Konstantin Rokossovsky.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Soviet Officer
Birthdate: December 21, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: August 3

 28 George Hackenschmidt

George Hackenschmidt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 1, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dorpat, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire
Died: February 19
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 29 Franchot Tone

Franchot Tone.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 27, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Died: September 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 30 Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 15

 31 Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: November 7, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 27

 32 Jogendra Nath Mandal

Jogendra Nath Mandal
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bengal Presidency
Died: October 5

 33 Little Walter

Little Walter
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Street artist, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marksville
Died: February 15

 34 Karl Barth

Karl Barth.
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: May 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: December 10

 35 Lev Landau

Lev Landau.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: January 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baku, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: April 1

 36 Otto Hahn

Otto Hahn.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: March 8, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: July 28

 37 Weegee

Weegee
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist
Birthdate: June 12, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 26

 38 Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 2, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: April 23

 39 Jess Willard

Jess Willard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 29, 1881
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Died: December 15
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 40 R. Norris Williams

R. Norris Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: January 29, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: June 2

 41 Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kuling, China
Died: November 17

 42 Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter
Birthdate: August 15, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Appleton
Died: April 16

 43 William Powell

William Powell
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: California, United States
Died: March 13

 44 Dorothy Gish

Dorothy Gish
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 11, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: June 4

 45 Carl Theodor Dreyer

Carl Theodor Dreyer
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: February 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 20

 46 Harold Nicolson

Harold Nicolson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: November 21, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehrān, Iran
Died: May 1

 47 Alice Guy-Blaché

Alice Guy-Blaché
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: July 1, 1873
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: March 24
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 48 Eduardo Cansino

Eduardo Cansino
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: March 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Castilleja de la Cuesta, Andalusia, Spain
Died: December 24
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 49 Stewart Menzies

Stewart Menzies
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Intelligence officer
Birthdate: January 30, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: May 29

 50 Trygve Lie

Trygve Lie.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Secretary General of the U.N
Birthdate: July 16, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oslo
Died: December 30