Famous People Who Died In 1969

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1969. This list includes people like Judy Garland, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Sharon Tate, Ho Chi Minh, Princess Alice of Battenberg and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, artists and presidents who died in 1969. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & India 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 
Judy Garland
(Actress)

Judy Garland
32
Birthdate: June 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 22
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 2 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States)

Dwight D. Eisenhower
56
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: March 28

 3 
Sharon Tate
(Actress - Murdered by Members of the 'Manson Family')

Sharon Tate
26
Birthdate: January 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: August 9
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 4 
Ho Chi Minh
(Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of Vietnam)

Ho Chi Minh
27
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cụm di tích Hoàng trù, Vietnam
Died: September 2

 5 

Rocky Marciano
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 31
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 
Princess Alice of Battenberg
(Mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II)

Princess Alice of Battenberg
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: December 5

 7 
Brian Jones
(Founder of the Rolling Stones)

Brian Jones
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Died: July 3
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 8 
Fred Hampton
(Activist)

Fred Hampton
20
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Summit, Illinois, United States
Died: December 4

 9 
Jack Kerouac
(Novelist, Poet)

Jack Kerouac
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21

 10 

Boris Karloff
3
Birthdate: November 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: February 2
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 11 
Vito Genovese
(Mobster)

Vito Genovese
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 21, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tufino, Italy
Died: February 14
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 
Mary Jo Kopechne
(Political Campaign Specialist of Robert F. Kennedy)

Mary Jo Kopechne
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 18

 13 
Madhubala
(Actress)

Madhubala
29
Birthdate: February 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Delhi
Died: February 23
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 14 

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
2
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 27, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: August 17

 15 
Jay Sebring
(Hair Stylist)

Jay Sebring
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: August 9
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 16 
Itzhak Stern
(Holocaust Survivor)

Itzhak Stern
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1969 AD

 17 
Robert Taylor
(Actor, Pilot)

Robert Taylor
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Filley, Nebraska, United States
Died: June 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 
Thelma Ritter
(Actress)

Thelma Ritter
0
Birthdate: February 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: February 5
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 19 

Howard McNear
1
Birthdate: January 27, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 3

 20 
Dr Zakir Husain
(President of India (1967-69))

Dr Zakir Husain
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: May 3

 21 

Jeffrey Hunter
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: May 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg
0
Birthdate: October 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balmoral Castle, Scotland
Died: April 15

 23 
Walter Gropius
(Architect)

Walter Gropius
10
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 5

 24 
Chuck Taylor
(Basketball player)

Chuck Taylor
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brown County, Indiana, United States
Died: June 23

 25 
George
(Actor)

George
4
Birthdate: May 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stannards, New York, United States
Died: February 9

 26 
Leonard Chess
(Record producer)

Leonard Chess
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 12, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Motal
Died: October 16

 27 
Theodor W. Adorno
(Philosopher)

Theodor W. Adorno
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: August 6

 28 
Walter Hagen
(Golfer)

Walter Hagen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: October 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 29 
Assia Wevill
(Poet mainly remembered in the context of her relationships with and influences on Sylvia Plath and Hughes)

Assia Wevill
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 23

 30 
Sonja Henie
(Figure Skater)

Sonja Henie
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: October 12
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 31 
Liu Shaoqi
(Politician)

Liu Shaoqi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Huaminglou, Changsha, China
Died: November 12

 32 
Diane Linkletter
(Art Linkletter's Daughter)

Diane Linkletter
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States
Died: October 4

 33 
Iskander Mirza
(Former President of Pakistan)

Iskander Mirza
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1899
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murshidabad
Died: November 15

 34 
Raymond A. Spruance
(Navy admiral during World War II)

Raymond A. Spruance
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: December 13

 35 
John Kennedy Toole
(Former author of the picaresque novel, A Confederacy of Dunces (published in 1980))

John Kennedy Toole
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 26

Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tatoi Royal Palace, Greece
Died: October 16

 37 
Conrad Hilton Jr.
(Socialite, Entrepreneur)

Conrad Hilton Jr.
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: March 31

 38 
Donald Crowhurst
(Former businessman and amateur sailor who disappeared while competing in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, a single-handed, round-the-world yacht race)

Donald Crowhurst
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1932 AD
Birthplace: Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1969 AD

 39 
Frank Loesser
(Composer, Songwriter)

Frank Loesser
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: July 28

 40 
Morihei Ueshiba
(Martial Artist)

Morihei Ueshiba
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan
Died: April 26

 41 
Coleman Hawkins
(Saxophonist, Jazz musician)

Coleman Hawkins
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Joseph
Died: May 19

 42 
Jan Palach
(Activist)

Jan Palach
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melnik
Died: January 19

 43 
John Wyndham
(Fiction Writer)

John Wyndham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dorridge, United Kingdom
Died: March 11

 44 
Irene Castle
(Dancer)

Irene Castle
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York ,United States
Died: January 25

 45 

Norman Lindsay
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: November 21

 46 
C. W. W. Kannangara
(Diplomat, Politician)

C. W. W. Kannangara
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: September 23

 47 
Paul Chambers
(Composer, Jazz musician)

Paul Chambers
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 22, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Died: January 4

 48 
Josef von Sternberg
(Film Director)

Josef von Sternberg
1
Birthdate: May 29, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 22

 49 
Abigail Folger
(Social worker)

Abigail Folger
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 9
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

Anthony Martin Sinatra
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lercara Friddi, Italy
Died: January 24