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
Audie MurphyAudie Murphy
American
Soldier

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Coco ChanelCoco Chanel
French
Fashion Designer

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
American
Trumpeter

Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
American
Inventor
Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company

Chesty PullerChesty Puller
American
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general

Vikram SarabhaiVikram Sarabhai
Indian
Scientist
Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
American
Actress, Model

Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey
American
Former Governor of New York
François DuvalierFrançois Duvalier
Haitian
Politician, Physician

Van HeflinVan Heflin
American
Actor

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
American
Photographer

Hugo BlackHugo Black
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
American
Science Fiction Writer

Joseph ValachiJoseph Valachi
American
Gangster

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
American Political Scientist and Diplomat

Michael RennieMichael Rennie
British
Actor
Ogden NashOgden Nash
American
Poet

William TubmanWilliam Tubman
Liberian
Politician
Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

Igor Yevgenyevich TammIgor Tamm
Russian
Physicist

Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney
American
Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights
Sir William Lawrence BraggSir William Lawrence Bragg
British
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
Swiss
Chemist
George JacksonGeorge Jackson
American
African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist

A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert
British
Humorist, Novelist, Playwright & Law Reform

Karl Lawrence KingKarl Lawrence King
American
Musician (Composer)
Jackie BrownJackie Brown
British
Boxer

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Jacobo ÁrbenzJacobo Árbenz
Guatemalan
Politician, Military personnel
Duane AllmanDuane Allman
American
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Rudolf AbelRudolf Abel
British, Russian
Soviet spy

Pier AngeliPier Angeli
Italian
Actor

Pete DuelPete Duel
American
Actor
Harold LloydHarold Lloyd
American
Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter,
Whitney Young Jr.Whitney Young
American
Civil rights activist

Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
American
Animator

Violet JessopViolet Jessop
Argentinian
Nurse

Spring ByingtonSpring Byington
American
Actress
Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician

Lin BiaoLin Biao
Chinese
Politician, Military personnel

Bennett CerfBennett Cerf
American
Publisher

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
American
Actor

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
Austrian
Police officer, Officer
Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
Political scientist

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

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
Hungarian
Philosopher

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel
Hermann HothHermann Hoth
German
Military personnel, Memoirist

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,
Max SteinerMax Steiner
Austrian, American
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

Arun KhetarpalArun Khetarpal
Indian
 

Joe AdonisJoe Adonis
Italian
 

James Cash PenneyJames Cash Penney
American
philanthropist

Ellery QueenEllery Queen
American
Author
Paul LukasPaul Lukas
Hungarian, American
Actor

Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonNirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
Indian
Officer

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino
Former President

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
Russian
ballet dancer
Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
Hungarian
Politician

Georgy DobrovolskyGeorgy Dobrovolsky
Ukrainian
Cosmonaut
Learie ConstantineLearie Constantine
Trinidadian, British
Cricketer

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
German
military personnel

Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
German
Officer
Thomas DeweyThomas Dewey
American
Lawyer

P. C. SorcarP. C. Sorcar
Indian
Stage magician
Dick TigerDick Tiger
Nigerian
Boxer

Seán LemassSeán Lemass
Irish
Politician

Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
Danish
Danish architect
Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
Canadian
 

Jo SiffertJo Siffert
Swiss
Racing driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
American
Judge, Lawyer

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
German
Engineer

FernandelFernandel
French
Actor

Vladislav VolkovVladislav Volkov
Russian
Cosmonaut
Rockwell KentRockwell Kent
American
Painter
Stevie SmithStevie Smith
British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer

Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
Irish
Politician

Frank RosenblattFrank Rosenblatt
American
Psychologist, Computer scientist

Viktor PatsayevViktor Patsayev
Russian
Cosmonaut
Sherman FairchildSherman Fairchild
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Financier,

Raoul HausmannRaoul Hausmann
Austrian
photographer, writer, sculptor, artist, painter

W. D. RossW. D. Ross
Scottish
Philosopher

Cyril BurtCyril Burt
British
Psychologist

William F. AlbrightWilliam F. Albright
American
Archaeologist
Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of HungerfordCharles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford
British
Senior military officer

Allan NevinsAllan Nevins
American
Historian
Tyrone GuthrieTyrone Guthrie
British
Director

Helene WeigelHelene Weigel
Austrian, German
Actress
Wendell Meredith StanleyWendell Meredith Stanley
American
Biochemist
Martín DihigoMartín Dihigo
Cuban
Baseball player