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
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician
Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
22 November 1890, French
Former President of France

Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell
18 May 1872, British, Welsh

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
15 January 1918, Egyptian
Political Leader of Egypt

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
08 May 1932, American
Professional Boxer
Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese

Abraham MaslowAbraham Maslow
01 April 1908, American

Mark RothkoMark Rothko
25 September 1903, American

Inger Stevens Inger Stevens
18 October 1934, American
Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913, American
American football player

Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill
26 October 1883, American
Writer of personal-success literature
E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster
01 January 1879, British

Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
22 April 1881, Russian
Political Leader

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
22 June 1898, German
Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
04 July 1883, American

Max BornMax Born
11 December 1882, German
Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
10 December 1908, French
Composer, organist

Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
18 April 1894, Italian
Serial Killer

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg
08 October 1883, German
Physiologist & Physician
C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
07 November 1888, Indian

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
01 April 1866, German, Italian
Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
24 July 1880, Swiss

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist

Ammon HennacyAmmon Hennacy
24 July 1893, American
Christian Anarchist, Social Activist

Igor Fyodorovich StravinskyIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
17 June 1882, American
Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
17 March 1901, American
American composer
Aleksandr ScriabinAleksandr Scriabin
06 January 1872, Russian
Russian Symbolist Composer

C. V. RamanC. V. Raman
07 November 1888, Indian
Physicist, University teacher

06 June 1901, Indonesian

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
29 April 1945, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
António de Oliveira SalazarAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
28 April 1889, Portuguese
Economist, Politician, Educationist, University

Frances FarmerFrances Farmer
19 September 1913, American
American actress

Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
30 August 1937, New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
26 February 1916, American

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Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
21 May 1895, Mexican
Mexican statesman
Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Nurse, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Feminist, Pacifist,

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
06 September 1923, Yugoslav, Serbian
Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
22 January 1877, German, Danish
Economist, Banker, Politician

Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
28 December 1929, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
18 April 1942, Austrian
Gladys AylwardGladys Aylward
24 February 1902, British

John Dos PassosJohn Dos Passos
14 January 1896, American
American novelist
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
29 January 1905, American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect

Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
17 July 1889
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
17 August 1896, American

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
18 February 1895, Russian, Ukrainian
Military commander

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
06 August 1891, British
politician, officer
Vladimir ProppVladimir Propp
29 April 1895, Russian
anthropologist, linguist, writer, university

Eva HesseEva Hesse
11 January 1936, German
Sculptor, Painter

A. A. AllenA. A. Allen
27 March 1911, American

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
15 May 1905, American
Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
08 April 1892, Austrian, American

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,
Paul CelanPaul Celan
23 November 1920, French, Ukrainian

Rudolf CarnapRudolf Carnap
18 May 1891, German, American
Analytic philosopher, Esperantist, Philosopher of

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
31 October 1895, British
Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Writer
Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
08 July 1893, German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
09 July 1894, American
engineer, inventor
Richard HofstadterRichard Hofstadter
06 August 1916, American
Historian, Political scientist, Writer, University

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
30 October 1897, Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter

Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
13 July 1936, American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician
Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita
25 July 1945, Japanese

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
23 October 1885, Canadian
Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
25 July 1906, American
Saxophonist, jazz musician

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
25 February 1921, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Laura KnightLaura Knight
04 August 1877, British
Painter, Autobiographer

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885, French
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
27 July 1917, French
Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
01 May 1874, Italian, American
Painter, Sculptor

Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
20 April 1879, Italian
Politician, Officer

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
10 December 1891, German, Swedish
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Amado V. HernandezAmado V. Hernandez
13 September 1903, Filipino
Journalist, Trade unionist
Soledad MirandaSoledad Miranda
09 July 1943, Spanish, Portuguese
Actor, Singer

Alice HamiltonAlice Hamilton
27 February 1869, American
Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher,

Eiji TsuburayaEiji Tsuburaya
07 July 1901, Japanese
cinematographer, television producer, film

George SzellGeorge Szell
07 June 1897, Hungarian, American
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, University teacher

Alfonso BialettiAlfonso Bialetti
1888 AD, Italian
inventor, entrepreneur, engineer
Fritz BayerleinFritz Bayerlein
14 January 1899, German
Soldier, Military personnel

Erich HeckelErich Heckel
31 July 1883, German
Painter, University teacher, Graphic artist
Jean GionoJean Giono
30 March 1895, French
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Ludolf von AlvenslebenLudolf von Alvensleben
17 March 1901, Argentinian, German
Politician, Farmer

Anna Louise StrongAnna Louise Strong
24 November 1885, American
Writer, Journalist, Activist, Trade unionist
Theophanis LamboukasTheophanis Lamboukas
26 January 1936, French
Actor, Singer

Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron DowdingHugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding
24 April 1882, British
Francis Peyton RousFrancis Peyton Rous
05 October 1879, American

John ScopesJohn Scopes
1900 AD

Arthur AdamovArthur Adamov
23 August 1908, French

Basil Liddell HartBasil Liddell Hart
31 October 1895, French, British
Robert Staughton LyndRobert Staughton Lynd
26 September 1892, American

Mustafa ZaidiMustafa Zaidi
16 October 1930, Pakistani
Ralph Washington SockmanRalph Washington Sockman
01 October 1889, American
Radio personality

Alan WilsonAlan Wilson
04 July 1943, American
singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist

Albert WolffAlbert Wolff
19 January 1884, Dutch
conductor, Choir director, Composer, Pianist

Napolean HillNapolean Hill
26 October 1883, American
Vincent Thomas LombardiVincent Thomas Lombardi
11 June 1913