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
(Singer & Musician)

27 November 1942

American

Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
(Singer)

19 January 1943

American

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
(Former President of France)

22 November 1890

French

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
(Philosopher)

18 May 1872

British,Welsh

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
(American football player)

11 June 1913

American

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
(Political Leader of Egypt)

15 January 1918

Egyptian

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
(Playwright)

14 January 1925

Japanese

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow

01 April 1908

American

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
(Professional Boxer)

08 May 1932

American

Inger Stevens Inger Stevens
(Actress)

18 October 1934

American

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
(Painter)

25 September 1903

American

Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill
(Writer of personal-success literature)

26 October 1883

American

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E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
(Writer)

01 January 1879

British

Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
(Political Leader)

22 April 1881

Russian

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
(Novelist)

22 June 1898

German

Max BornMax Born
(Physicist)

11 December 1882

German

Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
(Cartoonist)

04 July 1883

American

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
(Composer, organist)

10 December 1908

French

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Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
(Serial Killer)

18 April 1894

Italian

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
(Physiologist & Physician)

08 October 1883

German

C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
(Physicist)

07 November 1888

Indian

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
(Composer)

01 April 1866

German,Italian

Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
(Composer)

24 July 1880

Swiss

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
(Poet, Essayist)

08 February 1888

Italian

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Ammon HennacyAmmon Hennacy
(Christian Anarchist, Social Activist)

24 July 1893

American

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
(American composer)

17 March 1901

American

Igor Fyodorovich StravinskyIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
(Composer)

17 June 1882

American

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
(Russian Symbolist Composer)

06 January 1872

Russian

C. V. RamanC. V. Raman
(Physicist, University teacher)

07 November 1888

Indian

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
(Poet, Playwright, Writer)

10 December 1891

German,Swedish

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SukarnoSukarno
(Politician)

06 June 1901

Indonesian

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician)

29 April 1945

American

Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
(Ice hockey player)

28 December 1929

Canadian

Frances FarmerFrances Farmer
(American actress)

19 September 1913

American

António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
(Economist, Politician, Educationist, University teacher)

28 April 1889

Portuguese

Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
(Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

30 August 1937

New Zealander

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James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
(Lawyer)

26 February 1916

American

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
(Missionary)

24 February 1902

British

Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
(Economist, Banker, Politician)

22 January 1877

German,Danish

Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
(Mexican statesman)

21 May 1895

Mexican

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
(King)

06 September 1923

Yugoslav,Serbian

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
(Nurse, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Feminist, Pacifist, Journalist)

29 December 1893

British

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Paul CelanPaul Celan
(Poet)

23 November 1920

French,Ukrainian

John Dos PassosJohn Dos Passos
(American novelist)

14 January 1896

American

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
(writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer)

17 July 1889

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt

18 April 1942

Austrian

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
(Engineer)

17 August 1896

American

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
(politician, officer)

06 August 1891

British

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Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
(Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect)

29 January 1905

American

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
(Military commander)

18 February 1895

Russian,Ukrainian

Vladimir ProppVladimir Propp
(anthropologist, linguist, writer, university teacher, literary critic)

29 April 1895

Russian

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
(Tailor)

15 May 1905

American

A. A. AllenA. A. Allen

27 March 1911

American

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
(Architect)

08 April 1892

Austrian,American

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Eva HesseEva Hesse
(Sculptor, Painter)

11 January 1936

German

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
(Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist, Journalist)

20 April 1891

American

Amado V. HernandezAmado V. Hernandez
(Journalist, Trade unionist)

13 September 1903

Filipino

Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
(engineer, inventor)

09 July 1894

American

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
(Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Writer)

31 October 1895

British

Rudolf CarnapRudolf Carnap
(Analytic philosopher, Esperantist, Philosopher of language, Logician, Philosopher of science, University teacher, Philosopher)

18 May 1891

German,American

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Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
(Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician)

13 July 1936

American

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
(Psychologist, Psychiatrist)

08 July 1893

German

Richard HofstadterRichard Hofstadter
(Historian, Political scientist, Writer, University teacher)

06 August 1916

American

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
(Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter)

30 October 1897

Mexican

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
(Painter)

23 October 1885

Canadian

Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
(Saxophonist, jazz musician)

25 July 1906

American

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Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita

25 July 1945

Japanese

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
(Politician, Lawyer, Journalist)

25 February 1921

Canadian

BourvilBourvil
(Actor)

27 July 1917

French

Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
(Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher, Physician)

27 February 1869

American

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Literary critic)

11 October 1885

French

Laura KnightLaura Knight
(Painter, Autobiographer)

04 August 1877

British

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Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
(Painter, Sculptor)

01 May 1874

Italian,American

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
(Politician, Officer)

20 April 1879

Italian

George SzellGeorge Szell
(Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher)

07 June 1897

Hungarian,American