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.
15 January 1929, American
Civil Rights Activist
Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880, American
Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America,

Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy
20 November 1925, American
Brother of President John F. Kennedy

Yuri GagarinYuri Gagarin
09 March 1934, Russian, Russian
Soviet Cosmonaut

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author

Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
28 July 1887, French, American
Artist
Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11 August 1897, British
Writer

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
31 January 1902, American
Actress

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
20 September 1878, American
American writer

Randolph ChurchillRandolph Churchill
28 May 1911, British
Journalist, Politician
Bea BenaderetBea Benaderet
04 April 1906, American
Actress

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
31 January 1915, French, Thai, American
Writer
Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
30 September 1942, American
Singer

Bobby DriscollBobby Driscoll
03 March 1937, American
Actor

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
08 February 1926, American
 
Lev Landau Lev Landau
22 January 1908, Russian
Physicist

Dan DuryeaDan Duryea
23 January 1907, American
Actor
Lise MeitnerLise Meitner
07 November 1878, Austrian
Physicist

Karl BarthKarl Barth
10 May 1886, Swiss
Theologian

Otto HahnOtto Hahn
08 March 1879, German
Chemist
Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
20 November 1884, American
 

Howard FloreyHoward Florey
24 September 1898, Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist
George GamowGeorge Gamow
04 March 1904, Russian
Physicist

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
16 July 1896, Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21 January 1889, American, Russian
Sociologist

Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
20 August 1901, Italian
Author & Poet
Henry Hallett DaleHenry Hallett Dale
09 June 1875, British
Physiologist & Pharmacologist
Robert Z. LeonardRobert Z. Leonard
07 October 1889, American
Film Director, Actor, Producer

Jim ClarkJim Clark
04 March 1936, British
Formula One driver, Farmer

Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American
Guitarist

Duke KahanamokuDuke Kahanamoku
24 August 1890, American
Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player
Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896, Polish, Russian
Soviet officer

Little WalterLittle Walter
01 May 1930, American
Guitarist, Street artist, Singer, Songwriter

Tony HancockTony Hancock
12 May 1924, British
Comedian, Actor

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
29 January 1904, Pakistani
Politician

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Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
21 November 1886, British
Horticulturist, Politician, Diplomat, Diarist,
Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
01 July 1873, French
Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist
George PapandreouGeorge Papandreou
13 February 1888, Greek
Greek Politician

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
02 April 1902, Indian
Singer

Edna FerberEdna Ferber
15 August 1885, American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter
Stewart MenziesStewart Menzies
30 January 1890, British
Intelligence officer

Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
03 February 1889, Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Robert KennedyRobert Kennedy
1925 AD
Government Official

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
19 June 1891, German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist

Max BrodMax Brod
27 May 1884, Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
30 May 1881, German
Military commander

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
17 January 1885, German
Military personnel, Diplomat
Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
13 February 1888, Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
27 November 1886, French, Japanese
Painter, Artist

Herbert ReadHerbert Read
04 December 1893, British
Art historian, Poet, Writer, Philosopher,

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
09 May 1886, American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter
Charles BeckerCharles Becker
24 November 1887, German
actor

Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
25 May 1887, Italian
 
Kees van DongenKees van Dongen
26 January 1877, French
Painter

Kirill MeretskovKirill Meretskov
07 June 1897, Russian
Military commander

Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
03 April 1895, Italian, American
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer
Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
17 February 1885, German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
24 January 1889, German
Officer
Vasily SokolovskyVasily Sokolovsky
21 July 1897, Russian
Military commander

Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
18 October 1885, American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
29 January 1891, American
Tennis player
Ryszard SiwiecRyszard Siwiec
07 March 1909, Polish
Accountant

Nat HikenNat Hiken
23 June 1914, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Songwriter
Alexander GettlerAlexander Gettler
13 August 1883, American
Toxicologist, University teacher

Bob Jones, Sr.Bob Jones, Sr.
30 October 1883, American
 

Stan McCabeStan McCabe
16 July 1910, Australian
Cricketer

Henry BestonHenry Beston
01 June 1888, American
Writer, Children's writer
Corneille HeymansCorneille Heymans
28 March 1892, Belgian
Physiologist
Howard Walter FloreyHoward Walter Florey
24 September 1898, British
Australian pharmacologist

Douglas HortonDouglas Horton
27 July 1891, American
Protestant, Academic leader

Arthur MitchellArthur Mitchell
22 December 1883, American
U.S. Representative

Charles Reginald JacksonCharles Reginald Jackson
06 April 1903, American