Famous People Who Died In 1970

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1970. This list includes people like Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Charles de Gaulle, Bertrand Russell, Gamal Abdel Nasser and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, journalists and novelists who died in 1970. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
American
Singer & Musician
Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
American
Singer

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
French
Former President of France

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
British, Welsh
Philosopher

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
American
Professional Boxer

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
Japanese
Playwright
Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
Egyptian
Political Leader of Egypt

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
British
Writer

SukarnoSukarno
Indonesian
President of Indonesia
Inger Stevens Inger Stevens
American
Actress

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
American
 
António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
Portuguese
Former Acting President of Portugal

Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill
American
Writer of personal-success literature

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
American
Painter

Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
Russian
Political Leader

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
American
American football player
Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
American
Negotiator

Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
American
Cartoonist

Max BornMax Born
German
Physicist
Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
German, Danish
Economist

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
American
Engineer
Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
Mexican
President of Mexico

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
British
Writer
Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
Italian
Serial Killer

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
German
Physiologist & Physician
Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
German, Italian
Composer

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
Chinese, British
Missionary

Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
Swiss
Composer
Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
Italian
Poet, Essayist

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C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
Indian
Physicist
Ammon HennacyAmmon Hennacy
American
Christian Anarchist, Social Activist

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
American
American composer

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer
Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

C. V. RamanC. V. Raman
Indian
Physicist, University teacher

Maggie RogersMaggie Rogers
Canadian
Actress

Frances FarmerFrances Farmer
American
American actress
Gypsy Rose LeeGypsy Rose Lee
American
Entertainer

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
Austrian
 

Billie BurkeBillie Burke
American
Actress

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer
Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American
Neurosurgeon

Connie SmithConnie Smith
British, American
Actress
Ed BegleyEd Begley
American
Actor

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav, Serbian
King

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
British
Military officer
William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
British
Military commander

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
American
Tailor
John Dos PassosJohn Dos Passos
American
American novelist

Hugh DowdingHugh Dowding
British, Scottish
Air Chief Marshal

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Richard HofstadterRichard Hofstadter
American
Historian, Political scientist, Writer, University

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
Russian, Ukrainian
Military commander
Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
Canadian
Ice hockey player

A. A. AllenA. A. Allen
American
 

Édouard DaladierÉdouard Daladier
French
Politician

Heinrich BrüningHeinrich Brüning
German
President, Academician, economist, activist
Rudolf CarnapRudolf Carnap
German, American
Analytic philosopher, Esperantist, Philosopher of

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
Austrian, American
Architect
Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
British
Soldier

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect
Vladimir ProppVladimir Propp
Russian
anthropologist, linguist, writer, university

Paul CelanPaul Celan
French, Ukrainian
Poet
Eva HesseEva Hesse
German
Sculptor, Painter

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
American
engineer, inventor
Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Amado V. HernandezAmado V. Hernandez
Filipino
Journalist, Trade unionist
BourvilBourvil
French
Actor

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita
Japanese
 

Soledad MirandaSoledad Miranda
Spanish, Portuguese
Actor, Singer
David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
American
Religious Leader
Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician

Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
American
Saxophonist, jazz musician

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
Israeli
Writer
Laura KnightLaura Knight
British
Painter, Autobiographer

John GuntherJohn Gunther
American
Journalist

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
Italian
Politician, Officer

Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
Italian, American
Painter
Konon MolodyKonon Molody
Canadian
Soviet spy

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
Canadian
Painter
George SzellGeorge Szell
Hungarian, American
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher

Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer
Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler
Jean GionoJean Giono
French
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist