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

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
Egyptian
Political Leader of Egypt

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
American
American football player
Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
American
 

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
Japanese
Playwright

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
American
Professional Boxer

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
American
Painter
SukarnoSukarno
Indonesian
President of Indonesia

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

António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
Portuguese
Former Acting President of Portugal

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
British
Writer
Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
Russian
Political Leader

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

Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
Italian
Serial Killer

Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
American
Cartoonist
Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
German
Physiologist & Physician
C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
Indian
Physicist

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
German, Italian
Composer

Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
Swiss
Composer

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

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
American
American composer

Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

C. V. RamanC. V. Raman
Indian
Physicist, University teacher
King KongKing Kong
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler

Continue Reading Below
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

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

Billie BurkeBillie Burke
American
Actress
Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American
Neurosurgeon

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
American
Lawyer

Connie SmithConnie Smith
British, American
Actress
Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav, Serbian
King

Ed BegleyEd Begley
American
Actor
Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
German, Danish
Economist, Banker, Politician

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
Austrian
 

Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
Mexican
Mexican statesman

Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
British
Missionary

Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
Canadian
Ice hockey player
John Dos PassosJohn Dos Passos
American
American novelist

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
British
Nurse, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Feminist, Pacifist,

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
American
Engineer

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

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
British
politician, officer
Édouard DaladierÉdouard Daladier
French
Politician

A. A. AllenA. A. Allen
American
 

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
Russian, Ukrainian
Military commander
Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
American
engineer, inventor

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
British
Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Writer
Vladimir ProppVladimir Propp
Russian
anthropologist, linguist, writer, university

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

Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect
Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
Austrian, American
Architect

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

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

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

Paul CelanPaul Celan
French, Ukrainian
Poet
Eva HesseEva Hesse
German
Sculptor, Painter
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician

Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician

Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita
Japanese
 
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

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

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
Italian
Politician, Officer
Eiji TsuburayaEiji Tsuburaya
Japanese
cinematographer, television producer, film

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
Canadian
Painter
Fritz BayerleinFritz Bayerlein
German
Soldier, Military personnel

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
Italian, American
Painter, Sculptor
George SzellGeorge Szell
Hungarian, American
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher

Soledad MirandaSoledad Miranda
Spanish, Portuguese
Actor, Singer

Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer

Jean GionoJean Giono
French
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist
Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist

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

Theophanis LamboukasTheophanis Lamboukas
French
Actor, Singer
Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron DowdingHugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding
British
 

Francis Peyton RousFrancis Peyton Rous
American
Virologist
Arthur AdamovArthur Adamov
French
Playwright