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.

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 Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Died: July 3
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 2 D. B. Cooper

D. B. Cooper.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: November 24

 3 Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Premier of the Soviet Union
Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalinovka, Dmitriyevsky Uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: September 11

 4 Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: July 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 6

 5 Audie Murphy

Audie Murphy.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: June 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston, Texas, United States
Died: May 28
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10

 7 François Duvalier

François Duvalier.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Physician
Birthdate: April 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince
Died: April 21
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 8 Edie Sedgwick

Edie Sedgwick.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: April 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 9 Roy O. Disney

Roy O. Disney.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company
Birthdate: June 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: December 20

 10 Duane Allman

Duane Allman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nashville
Died: October 29

 11 Nathan Leopold

Nathan Leopold
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: November 19, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 29

 12 Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram Sarabhai.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ahmedabad, India
Died: December 30

 13 Philo Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth.
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: August 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: March 11

 14 Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist & Conductor
Birthdate: June 17, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lomonosov, Russia
Died: April 6

 15 Chesty Puller

Chesty Puller.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Marine Corps lieutenant general
Birthdate: June 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virginia
Died: October 11
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 Rudolf Abel

Rudolf Abel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soviet spy
Birthdate: July 11, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: November 15

 17 Van Heflin

Van Heflin.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Walters, Oklahoma, United States
Died: July 23
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 Pete Duel

Pete Duel
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
Died: December 31
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 19 Thomas E. Dewey

Thomas E. Dewey.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Governor of New York
Birthdate: March 24, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Owosso, Michigan, US
Died: March 16

 20 Harold Lloyd

Harold Lloyd
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Famous As: Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, stunt performer
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burchard
Died: March 8

 21 Pier Angeli

Pier Angeli
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cagliari
Died: September 10
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 22 Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: March 24, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: July 7
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: March 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States
Died: December 18

 24 Violet Jessop

Violet Jessop
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: October 2, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Died: May 5

 25 Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: March 14, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: July 26

 26 Lin Biao

Lin Biao
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 5, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Huanggang, China
Died: September 13

 27 Arun Khetarpal

Arun Khetarpal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pune
Died: December 16

 28 George Jackson

George Jackson.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist
Birthdate: September 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 21

 29 Joseph Valachi

Joseph Valachi.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: September 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: April 3

 30 K. Asif

K. Asif
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: June 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 9

 31 Samuel Bronfman

Samuel Bronfman
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: February 27, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Otaci, Moldova
Died: July 10

 32 Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Died: October 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr.
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: June 21, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wright City, Missouri
Died: June 1

 34 Michael Rennie

Michael Rennie.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Idle, West Yorkshire, Bradford
Died: June 10
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 35 Dame Gladys Cooper

Dame Gladys Cooper
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hither Green, London, United Kingdom
Died: November 17

 36 Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon

Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: July 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludhiana
Died: December 14

 37 Franz Stangl

Franz Stangl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Police officer, Officer
Birthdate: March 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Altmünster
Died: June 28

 38 Bennett Cerf

Bennett Cerf
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: May 25, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York
Died: August 27

 39 Spring Byington

Spring Byington
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: September 7
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 40 Hugo Black

Hugo Black.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birthdate: February 27, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ashland, Alabama, United States
Died: September 25

 41 Freddie Joe Steinmark

Freddie Joe Steinmark
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: January 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: June 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 42 György Lukács

György Lukács
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 4

 43 Gotthard Heinrici

Gotthard Heinrici
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: December 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gusev
Died: December 13

 44 Carlos P. Garcia

Carlos P. Garcia
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Famous As: Former President
Birthdate: November 4, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Talibon, Philippines
Died: June 14

 45 Talitha Getty

Talitha Getty
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: October 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Java
Died: July 14

 46 Jacobo Árbenz

Jacobo Árbenz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: September 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango
Died: January 27

 47 Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 19

 48 Royal Rife

Royal Rife
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: May 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elkhorn, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: August 5

 49 Max Steiner

Max Steiner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film score composer
Birthdate: May 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: December 28

 50 Joe Adonis

Joe Adonis
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montemarano
Died: November 26