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
Former President of France

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
Egyptian
Political Leader of Egypt

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
British, Welsh
Philosopher

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
Japanese
Playwright
C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
Indian
Physicist

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
American
Professional Boxer

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
American
Painter
SukarnoSukarno
Indonesian
President of Indonesia

António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
Portuguese
Former Acting President of Portugal
E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
British
Writer

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
American
 

Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
Russian
Political Leader

Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill
American
Writer of personal-success literature

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
American
American football player
Inger Stevens Inger Stevens
American
Actress

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
British
Writer

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
American
Negotiator
Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
Mexican
President of Mexico

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

Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
American
Cartoonist

Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist
Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
Italian
Serial Killer

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
Chinese, British
Missionary
Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
American
American composer

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
American
Engineer

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

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

Ammon HennacyAmmon Hennacy
American
Christian Anarchist, Social Activist

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Gypsy Rose LeeGypsy Rose Lee
American
Entertainer
Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Frances FarmerFrances Farmer
American
American actress

Billie BurkeBillie Burke
American
Actress

Konon MolodyKonon Molody
Canadian
Soviet spy
Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American
Neurosurgeon

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
Serbian
King

Vincent Thomas LombardiVincent Thomas Lombardi
 

Ed BegleyEd Begley
American
Actor

Alan WilsonAlan Wilson
American
singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist
Brian PiccoloBrian Piccolo
American
American football player

John Dos PassosJohn Dos Passos
American
American novelist
Isdal WomanIsdal Woman
German
Unidentified woman

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
Austrian
 

Princess Irina Alexandrovna of RussiaPrincess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia
Russian
Aristocrat
Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
Ukrainian, Russian
Military commander

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer
Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
American
Tailor

John ScopesJohn Scopes
American
Educator

Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
Canadian
Ice hockey player

Hugh DowdingHugh Dowding
British, Scottish
Air Chief Marshal

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
British
Military commander
Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
American
engineer, inventor

Heinrich BrüningHeinrich Brüning
German
President, Academician, economist, activist

Édouard DaladierÉdouard Daladier
French
Politician

Walter ReutherWalter Reuther
American
Politician
Amado V. HernandezAmado V. Hernandez
Filipino
Journalist, Trade unionist

Amadeo BordigaAmadeo Bordiga
Italian
Politician
Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-HolsteinPrincess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein
German
Aristocrat

Arthur ShieldsArthur Shields
Irish
Actor

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

Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician
Paul CelanPaul Celan
Romanian
Poet

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

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
Austrian, American
Architect
B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
British
Soldier

Eva HesseEva Hesse
German
Sculptor, Painter
Maria YudinaMaria Yudina
Russian
Pianist

Rudolf CarnapRudolf Carnap
German, American
Analytic philosopher, Esperantist, Philosopher of

A. A. AllenA. A. Allen
American
 

David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
American
Religious Leader
Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.
American
Army Officer
Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Laura KnightLaura Knight
British
Painter, Autobiographer

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

John O'HaraJohn O'Hara
American
Writer
Soledad MirandaSoledad Miranda
Spanish, Portuguese
Actor, Singer

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita
Japanese
 

Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician
Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
Israeli
Writer

Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
American
Saxophonist, jazz musician
Prince Felix of Bourbon-ParmaPrince Felix of Bourbon-Parma
Luxembourgian
Prince

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
Italian, American
Painter
Theophanis LamboukasTheophanis Lamboukas
French
Actor, Singer
François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,