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

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
American
American football player

C.V. RamanC.V. Raman
Indian
Physicist

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
French
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

Sonny ListonSonny Liston
American
Professional Boxer
Mark RothkoMark Rothko
American
Painter

Inger Stevens Inger Stevens
American
Actress
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

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

James B. DonovanJames B. Donovan
American
Negotiator
Max BornMax Born
German
Physicist

Leonarda CianciulliLeonarda Cianciulli
Italian
Serial Killer
Rube GoldbergRube Goldberg
American
Cartoonist

Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
German, Danish
Economist

Lázaro CárdenasLázaro Cárdenas
Mexican
President of Mexico
Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen
French
Composer, organist

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
British
Writer
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

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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

Vincent Thomas LombardiVincent Thomas Lombardi
 
Bruce McLarenBruce McLaren
New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Tammi TerrellTammi Terrell
American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Gypsy Rose LeeGypsy Rose Lee
American
Entertainer

Frances FarmerFrances Farmer
American
American actress
Sam SheppardSam Sheppard
American
Neurosurgeon

Billie BurkeBillie Burke
American
Actress

Ed BegleyEd Begley
American
Actor

Brian PiccoloBrian Piccolo
American
American football player

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav, Serbian
King
Alan WilsonAlan Wilson
American
singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist

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

Jochen RindtJochen Rindt
Austrian
 

Terry SawchukTerry Sawchuk
Canadian
Ice hockey player
Erle Stanley GardnerErle Stanley Gardner
writer, lawyer, novelist, poet lawyer

Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.
American
Army Officer
Hugh DowdingHugh Dowding
British, Scottish
Air Chief Marshal

Konon MolodyKonon Molody
Canadian
Soviet spy

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
British
Military commander

Abraham ZapruderAbraham Zapruder
American
Tailor

Semyon TimoshenkoSemyon Timoshenko
Russian, Ukrainian
Military commander
Heinrich BrüningHeinrich Brüning
German
President, Academician, economist, activist

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

Walter ReutherWalter Reuther
American
Politician

John ScopesJohn Scopes
Educator
Amado V. HernandezAmado V. Hernandez
Filipino
Journalist, Trade unionist

Édouard DaladierÉdouard Daladier
French
Politician
Arthur ShieldsArthur Shields
Irish
Actor

Vladimir ProppVladimir Propp
Russian
anthropologist, linguist, writer, university

Paul CelanPaul Celan
French, Ukrainian
Poet
Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Albert AylerAlbert Ayler
American
Saxophonist, Composer, Jazz musician
Barnett NewmanBarnett Newman
American
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Architect

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
British
Soldier

Percy SpencerPercy Spencer
American
engineer, inventor
Rudolf CarnapRudolf Carnap
German, American
Analytic philosopher, Esperantist, Philosopher of

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,
A. A. AllenA. A. Allen
American
 

Eva HesseEva Hesse
German
Sculptor, Painter

Richard NeutraRichard Neutra
Austrian, American
Architect

John O'HaraJohn O'Hara
American
Writer
David O. McKayDavid O. McKay
American
Religious Leader
Masakatsu MoritaMasakatsu Morita
Japanese
 

Soledad MirandaSoledad Miranda
Spanish, Portuguese
Actor, Singer

Fritz PerlsFritz Perls
German
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara
Mexican
Composer, Singer, Actor, Songwriter
Laura KnightLaura Knight
British
Painter, Autobiographer

Johnny HodgesJohnny Hodges
American
Saxophonist, jazz musician

Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
Polish
Officer, Politician

Lawren HarrisLawren Harris
Canadian
Painter

Marie-Pierre KoenigMarie-Pierre Koenig
French
Military general
Albert SharpeAlbert Sharpe
Irish
Actor

Romaine BrooksRomaine Brooks
Italian, American
Painter
Theophanis LamboukasTheophanis Lamboukas
French
Actor, Singer

BourvilBourvil
French
Actor
Italo GariboldiItalo Gariboldi
Italian
Politician, Officer
Lonnie G. JohnsonLonnie Johnson
American
Jazz guitarist