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

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
American
Actress

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
American
Author
Randolph ChurchillRandolph Churchill
British
Journalist, Politician

Bobby DriscollBobby Driscoll
American
Actor

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
British
Writer
Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
French, American
Artist

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
American
American writer
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
American
Actress

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
American
Singer

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
French, Thai, American
Writer

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
American
 

Dan DuryeaDan Duryea
American
Actor
Franchot ToneFranchot Tone
American
Actor

Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
Polish, Russian
Soviet Officer

Karl BarthKarl Barth
Swiss
Theologian

Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
Austrian
Physicist
Lev Landau Lev Landau
Russian
Physicist

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
German
Chemist
Howard FloreyHoward Florey
Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist

George GamowGeorge Gamow
Russian
Physicist

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N
Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
American
 

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

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William PowellWilliam Powell
American
Screenwriter
Jim ClarkJim Clark
British
Formula One driver, Farmer

Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
American
Journalists

Tony HancockTony Hancock
British
Comedian, Actor

Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American
Musician
Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
Spanish, Mexican, American
Actor
Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
French
Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

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

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
Pakistani
Politician

Jess WillardJess Willard
American
Boxer
Edna FerberEdna Ferber
American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
British
Diplomat

WeegeeWeegee
American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
Chinese, British
Writer

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer
Stewart MenziesStewart Menzies
British
Intelligence officer

Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Dorothy GishDorothy Gish
American
Actress

George HackenschmidtGeorge Hackenschmidt
French, Russian, British
Wrestler

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
German
actor
Little Willie JohnLittle Willie John
American
Singer

Erwin PanofskyErwin Panofsky
German, American
Art historian
Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
German
Military commander

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist

Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
American
Dancer

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
German
Military personnel, Diplomat
Max BrodMax Brod
Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Arthur Hays SulzbergerArthur Hays Sulzberger
American
Publisher

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter

Kirill MeretskovKirill Meretskov
Russian
Military commander
Herbert ReadHerbert Read
British
Art Historian

Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
French, Japanese
Painter, Artist
Vasily SokolovskyVasily Sokolovsky
Russian
Military commander

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
German
Officer

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
Italian
 
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Kees van DongenKees van Dongen
French
Painter
Anna KavanAnna Kavan
French, British
Novelist

Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Italian, American
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University
Joseph W. Martin Jr.Joseph W. Martin Jr.
American
Politician

Anthony BoucherAnthony Boucher
American
Author
R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
American
Tennis player

Walter NashWalter Nash
New Zealander
Politician

Tian HanTian Han
Chinese
Author

Virginia Lee BurtonVirginia Lee Burton
American
Illustrator
Nat HikenNat Hiken
American
Film director, Screenwriter, Songwriter
Howard LindsayHoward Lindsay
American
Theatrical producer

Conrad RichterConrad Richter
American
Novelist

Dorothy GarrodDorothy Garrod
British
Archaeologist

Harold GrayHarold Gray
American
Cartoonist
Konstantin PaustovskyKonstantin Paustovsky
Russian
Writer

Archie MayoArchie Mayo
American
Director

Ryszard SiwiecRyszard Siwiec
Polish
Accountant

Peter ArnoPeter Arno
American
Cartoonist

Martin NothMartin Noth
German
Scholar
Henry DumasHenry Dumas
American
Writer

Arnold ZweigArnold Zweig
German, Polish
Writer
Stan McCabeStan McCabe
Australian
Cricketer

Henry BestonHenry Beston
American
Writer, Children's writer
Manuel BandeiraManuel Bandeira
Brazilian
Poet
Ramón Menéndez PidalRamón Menéndez Pidal
Philologist