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, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker
Audie MurphyAudie Murphy
American
 

Coco ChanelCoco Chanel
French
Fashion Designer

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
Russian, Russian
Prime Minister of Soviet Union

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
American
Musician

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

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
American
Actress, Model

Chesty PullerChesty Puller
American
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general

François DuvalierFrançois Duvalier
Haitian
Politician, Physician
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
American
Inventor

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

Van HeflinVan Heflin
American
Actor

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian
Michael RennieMichael Rennie
British
Actor

Hugo BlackHugo Black
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Ogden NashOgden Nash
American
Poet

Joseph ValachiJoseph Valachi
American
Gangster

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
American Political Scientist and Diplomat
Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
American
Science Fiction Writer
William TubmanWilliam Tubman
Liberian
Politician

Igor Yevgenyevich TammIgor Tamm
Russian
Physicist

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
Swiss
Chemist

Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney
American
Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights
George JacksonGeorge Jackson
American
African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist
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)

Igor StravinskyIgor Stravinsky
Russian
Composer
Duane AllmanDuane Allman
American
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter

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Pier AngeliPier Angeli
Italian
Actor

Pete DuelPete Duel
American
Actor

Rudolf AbelRudolf Abel
British, Russian
Soviet spy

Harold LloydHarold Lloyd
American
Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter,
Franz StanglFranz Stangl
Austrian
Police officer, Officer

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

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
American
Actor

Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician
Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino
Former President

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,
Bennett CerfBennett Cerf
American
Publisher

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
Hungarian
Philosopher

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
Russian
ballet dancer

Talitha GettyTalitha Getty
Actor, Model

Jacobo ÁrbenzJacobo Árbenz
Guatemalan
Politician, Military personnel
Dean AchesonDean Acheson
American
Former United States Secretary of State

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

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
Hungarian, American
actor, screenwriter, film actor

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
 
James Cash PenneyJames Cash Penney
American
philanthropist

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
Canadian
 
Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel

Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonNirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
Indian
Officer

Joe AdonisJoe Adonis
Italian
 
Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
Hungarian
Politician

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
German
Military personnel, Memoirist
P. C. SorcarP. C. Sorcar
Indian
Stage magician

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
German
military personnel

Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
Danish
Danish architect
Arun KhetarpalArun Khetarpal
Indian
 

Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
German
Officer
John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
American
Judge, Lawyer

Jo SiffertJo Siffert
Swiss
Racing driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Thomas DeweyThomas Dewey
American
Lawyer

Frank RosenblattFrank Rosenblatt
American
Psychologist, Computer scientist
FernandelFernandel
French
Actor
Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer

Cyril BurtCyril Burt
British
Psychologist, University teacher, Geneticist

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
German
Engineer
Sherman FairchildSherman Fairchild
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Financier,

William Lawrence BraggWilliam Lawrence Bragg
Australian, British
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

John Desmond BernalJohn Desmond Bernal
British
Physicist, Philosopher, Inventor, University

Georg LukácsGeorg Lukács
Hungarian
Philosopher

Bernardo HoussayBernardo Houssay
Argentinian
Physician, Scientist, Pharmacist
Roy Oliver DisneyRoy Oliver Disney
American
 

Wendell Meredith StanleyWendell Meredith Stanley
American
Biochemist
Theodor SvedbergTheodor Svedberg
Swedish
Chemist

Arne TiseliusArne Tiselius
Swedish
Biochemist

Mikhail YangelMikhail Yangel
Russian
Designer
Richard L. EvansRichard L. Evans
American
Writer, Radio producer, Radio personality

John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-OrrJohn Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr
British
Teacher
Pedro RodríguezPedro Rodríguez
Mexican
Formula One driver, motorcycle racer, racecar

George SeferisGeorge Seferis
Greek
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Bobby JonesBobby Jones
American
Golfer

E. Simms CampbellE. Simms Campbell
American
cartoonist
Dame Gladys CooperDame Gladys Cooper
British
Actress

Nathan LeopoldNathan Leopold
Author, Educator, Murderer
Kyūya FukadaKyūya Fukada
Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Mountaineer

Matiur RahmanMatiur Rahman
Bangladeshi
Military pilot
John Jacob Astor VJohn Jacob Astor V
Royalty, Publisher

Kenny WashingtonKenny Washington
American
Football player
Sir Alan Patrick HerbertSir Alan Patrick Herbert
British