Famous People Who Died In 1971

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1971. This list includes people like Jim Morrison, Nikita Khrushchev, Audie Murphy, Coco Chanel, Louis Armstrong and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, military leaders and physicists who died in 1971. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Russia and many more countries.

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
American
Singer-songwriter
Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
American
Trumpeter

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Audie MurphyAudie Murphy
American
Soldier

Coco ChanelCoco Chanel
French
Fashion Designer

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
American
Actress, Model
Chesty PullerChesty Puller
American
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general

François DuvalierFrançois Duvalier
Haitian
Politician, Physician

Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company
Vikram SarabhaiVikram Sarabhai
Indian
Scientist

Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey
American
Former Governor of New York
Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
American
Photographer

Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
American
Inventor

Van HeflinVan Heflin
American
Actor

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Joseph ValachiJoseph Valachi
American
Gangster
Hugo BlackHugo Black
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
Political Scientist

Michael RennieMichael Rennie
British
Actor

Ogden NashOgden Nash
American
Poet
William TubmanWilliam Tubman
Liberian
Politician

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive
John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
American
Science Fiction Writer

George JacksonGeorge Jackson
American
African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist

Igor Yevgenyevich TammIgor Tamm
Russian
Physicist
Sir William Lawrence BraggSir William Lawrence Bragg
British
Nobel Laureate in Physics

A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert
British
Humorist, Novelist, Playwright & Law Reform
Karl Lawrence KingKarl Lawrence King
American
Musician (Composer)

Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney
American
Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
Swiss
Chemist
D. B. CooperD. B. Cooper
American
Criminal

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Nathan LeopoldNathan Leopold
American
Murderer
Duane AllmanDuane Allman
American
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Rudolf AbelRudolf Abel
British, Russian
Soviet spy

Pier AngeliPier Angeli
Italian
Actor

Harold LloydHarold Lloyd
American
Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter,
Violet JessopViolet Jessop
Argentinian
Nurse
Pete DuelPete Duel
American
Actor

Freddie Joe SteinmarkFreddie Joe Steinmark
American
Football player

Bobby JonesBobby Jones
American
Golfer

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
American
Animator
Lin BiaoLin Biao
Chinese
Politician, Military personnel

Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino
Former President

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
Austrian
Police officer, Officer

Dame Gladys CooperDame Gladys Cooper
British
Actress
Jacobo ÁrbenzJacobo Árbenz
Guatemalan
Politician, Military personnel

Kenny WashingtonKenny Washington
American
Football player
Spring ByingtonSpring Byington
American
Actress

Bennett CerfBennett Cerf
American
Publisher

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
Hungarian
Philosopher
Chuck HughesChuck Hughes
American
American football player

Dean AchesonDean Acheson
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Talitha GettyTalitha Getty
Actor, Model

Marguerite AlibertMarguerite Alibert
French
Courtesan

Royal RifeRoyal Rife
American
Inventor

Whitney Young Jr.Whitney Young
American
Civil rights activist

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,
Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel

Joe AdonisJoe Adonis
Italian
 

Max SteinerMax Steiner
Austrian, American
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
German
Military personnel, Memoirist
Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
Russian
ballet dancer

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
Hungarian, American
Actor
Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
Hungarian
Politician

K. AsifK. Asif
Indian
Director

James Cash PenneyJames Cash Penney
American
philanthropist
Arun KhetarpalArun Khetarpal
Indian
 

John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron ReithJohn Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith
British, Scottish
Broadcaster
Dick TigerDick Tiger
Nigerian
Boxer

Pedro RodríguezPedro Rodríguez
Mexican
Formula One driver, motorcycle racer, racecar

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer
Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
German
military personnel

Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
Danish
Danish architect
Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonNirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
Indian
Officer

FernandelFernandel
French
Actor

Seán LemassSeán Lemass
Irish
Politician

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
Canadian
 
Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
German
Officer
Bella DarviBella Darvi
French, Polish, American
Actress

Georgy DobrovolskyGeorgy Dobrovolsky
Ukrainian
Cosmonaut

P. C. SorcarP. C. Sorcar
Indian
Stage magician

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
German
Engineer
T.V. SoongT.V. Soong
Chinese
Businessman

Dita ParloDita Parlo
German
Actress

Rockwell KentRockwell Kent
American
Painter

Matiur RahmanMatiur Rahman
Bangladeshi
Military pilot

Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
Irish
Politician
Cyril BurtCyril Burt
British
Psychologist

Jo SiffertJo Siffert
Swiss
Racing driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
John Jacob Astor VJohn Jacob Astor V
American
Proprietor

Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter
George SeferisGeorge Seferis
Greek
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Frank RosenblattFrank Rosenblatt
American
Psychologist, Computer scientist