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.

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

Tallulah BankheadTallulah Bankhead
American
Actress

Yuri GagarinYuri Gagarin
Russian, Russian
Soviet Cosmonaut

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
American
Author

Upton SinclairUpton Sinclair
American
American writer
Randolph ChurchillRandolph Churchill
British
Journalist, Politician

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
British
Writer

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
American
Singer
Bobby DriscollBobby Driscoll
American
Actor

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

Neal CassadyNeal Cassady
American
 

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
French, Thai, American
Writer

Dan DuryeaDan Duryea
American
Actor

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

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N
Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.
American
Civil Rights Activist

Howard FloreyHoward Florey
Australian
Pathologist and Pharmacologist

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
American
 
George GamowGeorge Gamow
Russian
Physicist

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
Pio of PietrelcinaPio of Pietrelcina
Italian
 

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Nucky JohnsonNucky Johnson
American
Politician
Princess Marina of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Marina of Greece and Denmark
British
Princess

Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
American
Journalists

Tony HancockTony Hancock
British
Comedian, Actor

Jim ClarkJim Clark
British
Formula One driver, Farmer
Nick AdamsNick Adams
American
Actor
Little WalterLittle Walter
American
Guitarist, Street artist, Singer, Songwriter

Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery
American
Musician

Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
Spanish, Mexican, American
Actor

Marion LorneMarion Lorne
American
Actress
Duke KahanamokuDuke Kahanamoku
American
Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player

William PowellWilliam Powell
American
Screenwriter

WeegeeWeegee
American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Edna FerberEdna Ferber
American
playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter

Bade Ghulam Ali KhanBade Ghulam Ali Khan
Indian
Singer
Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
French
Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

Jogendra Nath MandalJogendra Nath Mandal
Pakistani
Politician
Dorothy GishDorothy Gish
American
Actress

Jess WillardJess Willard
American
Boxer

Carl Theodor DreyerCarl Theodor Dreyer
Danish
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor
Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
British
Diplomat

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

Howard Walter FloreyHoward Walter Florey
British
Australian pharmacologist

George HackenschmidtGeorge Hackenschmidt
French, Russian, British
Wrestler

Francis BiddleFrancis Biddle
American
lawyer, judge, screenwriter

Little Willie JohnLittle Willie John
American
Singer
Alexandre KojèveAlexandre Kojève
French
Philosopher

Nikolaus von FalkenhorstNikolaus von Falkenhorst
German
Military personnel, Diplomat

Georgios PapandreouGeorgios Papandreou
Greek
Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer

Bob Jones, Sr.Bob Jones, Sr.
American
 
Georg von KüchlerGeorg von Küchler
German
Military commander

Erwin PanofskyErwin Panofsky
German, American
Art historian
John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist

Max BrodMax Brod
Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
American
Dancer
R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
American
Tennis player

Charles BeckerCharles Becker
German
actor
Joseph W. Martin Jr.Joseph W. Martin Jr.
American
Politician

Kirill MeretskovKirill Meretskov
Russian
Military commander

Vasily SokolovskyVasily Sokolovsky
Russian
Military commander
Fannie HurstFannie Hurst
American
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Howard LindsayHoward Lindsay
American
Theatrical producer
Rezso SeressRezso Seress
Hungarian
Pianist

Lilian HarveyLilian Harvey
German, British
Actress

Hermann-Bernhard RamckeHermann-Bernhard Ramcke
German
Officer

Tsuguharu FoujitaTsuguharu Foujita
French, Japanese
Painter
Herbert ReadHerbert Read
British
Art Historian
Kees van DongenKees van Dongen
French
Painter

Arthur Hays SulzbergerArthur Hays Sulzberger
American
Publisher

Chester F. CarlsonChester F. Carlson
American
Physicist

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini
German
Catholic priest, Writer, Theologian, University
Hugo HaasHugo Haas
Czech
Actor

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

Anna KavanAnna Kavan
French, British
Novelist

Virginia Lee BurtonVirginia Lee Burton
American
Illustrator

Henry DumasHenry Dumas
American
Writer
Charles Reginald JacksonCharles Reginald Jackson
American
 

Dorothy GarrodDorothy Garrod
British
Archaeologist
Ryszard SiwiecRyszard Siwiec
Polish
Accountant

Jean HyppoliteJean Hyppolite
French
Philosopher
Thakin Than TunThakin Than Tun
Burmese
Politician
Anthony BoucherAnthony Boucher
American
Author