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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Musician
Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 18

 2 Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Died: October 4

 3 Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of France
Birthdate: November 22, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: November 9
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 4 Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: May 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sand Slough, Arkansas
Died: December 30
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: February 2

 6 Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima.
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: January 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yotsuya, Tokyo
Died: November 25

 7 Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader of Egypt
Birthdate: January 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bacos, Egypt
Died: September 28
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 8 C.V. Raman

C.V. Raman.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: November 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tiruchirappalli, Madras Province
Died: November 21

 9 Sukarno

Sukarno.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Indonesia
Birthdate: June 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
Died: June 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Bruce McLaren

Bruce McLaren
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Birthdate: August 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greater Auckland
Died: June 2

 11 Inger Stevens

Inger Stevens.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 30

 12 William Hopper

William Hopper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: March 6
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 13 Sam Sheppard

Sam Sheppard
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Neurosurgeon
Birthdate: December 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Died: April 6

 14 Frances Farmer

Frances Farmer
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: September 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: August 1

 15 Konon Molody

Konon Molody
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soviet spy
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cobalt, Canada
Died: September 9

 16 António de Oliveira Salazar

António de Oliveira Salazar.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Acting President of Portugal
Birthdate: April 28, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vimieiro (Santa Comba Dão), Portugal
Died: July 27

 17 Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: April 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: March 16

 18 E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marylebone
Died: June 7

 19 Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: September 3

 20 Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Daugavpils, Latvia
Died: February 25

 21 Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer of personal-success literature
Birthdate: October 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pound, Virginia
Died: November 8

 22 Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow.
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Birthdate: April 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: June 8

 23 Alexander Kerensky

Alexander Kerensky.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: April 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: June 11

 24 Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee
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Famous As: Entertainer
Birthdate: January 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
Died: April 26
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 25 Billie Burke

Billie Burke
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: May 14
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 26 Erich Maria Remarque

Erich Maria Remarque.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 22, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Osnabrück, Saxony, Germany
Died: September 25

 27 Peter II of Yugoslavia

Peter II of Yugoslavia
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Listed In:
Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belgrade
Died: November 3

 28 Isdal Woman

Isdal Woman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Unidentified woman
Birthdate: 1930 AD
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: November 29
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 Vera Brittain

Vera Brittain.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 29, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Died: March 29

 30 Ed Begley

Ed Begley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: April 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 31 Alan Wilson

Alan Wilson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist
Birthdate: July 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston
Died: September 3

 32 Hjalmar Schacht

Hjalmar Schacht.
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: January 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tinglev, Denmark
Died: June 3
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 33 James B. Donovan

James B. Donovan.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Negotiator
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 19

 34 Leonarda Cianciulli

Leonarda Cianciulli.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: April 18, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montella
Died: October 15

 35 Max Born

Max Born.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: January 5

 36 Lázaro Cárdenas

Lázaro Cárdenas.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Mexico
Birthdate: May 21, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jiquilpan, Mexico
Died: October 19

 37 Jochen Rindt

Jochen Rindt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: December 5

 38 Rube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg.
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: July 4, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, U.S.
Died: December 7

 39 Brian Piccolo

Brian Piccolo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 16
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 40 Abraham Zapruder

Abraham Zapruder
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Tailor
Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kovel
Died: August 30

 41 Semyon Timoshenko

Semyon Timoshenko
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: February 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bessarabia
Died: March 31

 42 Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Messiaen.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Organist
Birthdate: December 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avignon, France
Died: January 1

 43 Leslie Groves

Leslie Groves.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: July 13

 44 Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer
Birthdate: July 17, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malden
Died: March 11

 45 John Dos Passos

John Dos Passos
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American novelist
Birthdate: January 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: September 28

 46 Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia

Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fermerskiy Dvorets, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 26

 47 Terry Sawchuk

Terry Sawchuk
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: May 31
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 48 Otto Heinrich Warburg

Otto Heinrich Warburg.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physiologist & Physician
Birthdate: October 8, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Freiburg, Baden, German Empire
Died: August 1

 49 Alfred Newman

Alfred Newman.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: March 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: February 17

 50 Hugh Dowding

Hugh Dowding
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Air Chief Marshal
Birthdate: April 24, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moffat, Scotland
Died: February 15