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

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
American
Professional Boxer

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
British, Welsh
Philosopher

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
Egyptian
Political Leader of Egypt
Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
American
American football player

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
American
Painter

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
Japanese
Playwright

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
American
 
SukarnoSukarno
Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Inger Stevens Inger Stevens
American
Actress
Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill
American
Writer of personal-success literature

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
British
Writer

António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
Portuguese
Former Acting President of Portugal
Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
Russian
Political Leader

Max BornMax Born
German
Physicist
Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
Italian
Serial Killer

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
American
Negotiator
Vera BrittainVera Brittain
British
Writer

Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
American
Cartoonist
Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
German, Danish
Economist

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
Mexican
President of Mexico

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
German
Physiologist & Physician
Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
Chinese, British
Missionary
Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
German, Italian
Composer

Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
Swiss
Composer

C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
Indian
Physicist

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
Italian
Poet, Essayist
Ammon HennacyAmmon Hennacy
American
Christian Anarchist, Social Activist

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Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
American
American composer

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
C. V. RamanC. V. Raman
Indian
Physicist, University teacher

Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

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

Billie BurkeBillie Burke
American
Actress
Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American
Neurosurgeon

Connie SmithConnie Smith
British, American
Actress

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav, Serbian
King

Ed BegleyEd Begley
American
Actor

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
Austrian
 
Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
Canadian
Ice hockey player

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
American
Tailor

John Dos PassosJohn Dos Passos
American
American novelist

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
American
Engineer
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer
Édouard DaladierÉdouard Daladier
French
Politician

Vladimir ProppVladimir Propp
Russian
anthropologist, linguist, writer, university

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
British
politician, officer
Rudolf CarnapRudolf Carnap
German, American
Analytic philosopher, Esperantist, Philosopher of

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect
Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
Russian, Ukrainian
Military commander

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
Austrian, American
Architect

A. A. AllenA. A. Allen
American
 
B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
British
Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Writer

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Eva HesseEva Hesse
German
Sculptor, Painter

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

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Paul CelanPaul Celan
French, Ukrainian
Poet
Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician

Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
American
engineer, inventor

David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
American
Religious Leader

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician

Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita
Japanese
 

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
Canadian
Painter

Laura KnightLaura Knight
British
Painter, Autobiographer

Amado V. HernandezAmado V. Hernandez
Filipino
Journalist, Trade unionist
Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
American
Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher,

Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
American
Saxophonist, jazz musician
John GuntherJohn Gunther
American
Journalist

BourvilBourvil
French
Actor

Soledad MirandaSoledad Miranda
Spanish, Portuguese
Actor, Singer
Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist
Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
Italian, American
Painter, Sculptor

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
Italian
Politician, Officer

Eiji TsuburayaEiji Tsuburaya
Japanese
cinematographer, television producer, film

Fritz BayerleinFritz Bayerlein
German
Soldier, Military personnel
Allen LaneAllen Lane
British
Publisher

George SzellGeorge Szell
Hungarian, American
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher
Charles OlsonCharles Olson
American
Poet

Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer
Jean GionoJean Giono
French
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Ludolf von AlvenslebenLudolf von Alvensleben
Argentinian, German
Politician, Farmer
Erich HeckelErich Heckel
German
Painter, University teacher, Graphic artist