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
Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Audie MurphyAudie Murphy
American
Soldier

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
American
Trumpeter

Coco ChanelCoco Chanel
French
Fashion Designer

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

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

Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
American
Photographer
Vikram SarabhaiVikram Sarabhai
Indian
Scientist

Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
American
Inventor

Joseph ValachiJoseph Valachi
American
Gangster

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Van HeflinVan Heflin
American
Actor
Michael RennieMichael Rennie
British
Actor

Hugo BlackHugo Black
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

John W. CampbellJohn W. Campbell
American
Science Fiction Writer

Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
American Political Scientist and Diplomat
Ogden NashOgden Nash
American
Poet

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

Igor Yevgenyevich TammIgor Tamm
Russian
Physicist

Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney
American
Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights
Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
Swiss
Chemist

Sir William Lawrence BraggSir William Lawrence Bragg
British
Nobel Laureate in Physics
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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Duane AllmanDuane Allman
American
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Pete DuelPete Duel
American
Actor

Pier AngeliPier Angeli
Italian
Actor

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
American
Actor

Harold LloydHarold Lloyd
American
Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter,
Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
American
Animator
Rudolf AbelRudolf Abel
British, Russian
Soviet spy

Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
Austrian
Police officer, Officer

Lin BiaoLin Biao
Chinese
Politician, Military personnel
James Cash PenneyJames Cash Penney
American
philanthropist

Bennett CerfBennett Cerf
American
Publisher

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
Hungarian
Philosopher

Dean AchesonDean Acheson
American
Former United States Secretary of State

Paul LukasPaul Lukas
Hungarian, American
Actor
Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,

Jacobo ÁrbenzJacobo Árbenz
Guatemalan
Politician, Military personnel
Max SteinerMax Steiner
Austrian, American
Conductor, Composer, Musician, Screenwriter, Film

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
German, Russian
Officer, Military personnel

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino
Former President
Talitha GettyTalitha Getty
Actor, Model

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
German
Military personnel, Memoirist
Ralph BuncheRalph Bunche
American
Political scientist

Joe AdonisJoe Adonis
Italian
 

Arun KhetarpalArun Khetarpal
Indian
 

Ellery QueenEllery Queen
American
Author

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
Hungarian
Politician
Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
Russian
ballet dancer

Dick TigerDick Tiger
Nigerian
Boxer

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
German
military personnel

Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
Danish
Danish architect
Jo SiffertJo Siffert
Swiss
Racing driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Whitney Young Jr.Whitney Young
American
Civil rights activist
Stevie SmithStevie Smith
British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer

Seán LemassSeán Lemass
Irish
Politician

Rockwell KentRockwell Kent
American
Painter
Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonNirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
Indian
Officer

Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
German
Officer
Thomas DeweyThomas Dewey
American
Lawyer

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

Samuel BronfmanSamuel Bronfman
Canadian
 
FernandelFernandel
French
Actor

W. D. RossW. D. Ross
Scottish
Philosopher
Georgy DobrovolskyGeorgy Dobrovolsky
Ukrainian
Cosmonaut

Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
Irish
Politician

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

Frank RosenblattFrank Rosenblatt
American
Psychologist, Computer scientist
Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
German
Engineer
Marcel DupréMarcel Dupré
French
Musician

Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of HungerfordCharles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford
British
Senior military officer

Vladislav VolkovVladislav Volkov
Russian
Cosmonaut

Sherman FairchildSherman Fairchild
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Financier,
Learie ConstantineLearie Constantine
Trinidadian, British
Cricketer

John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
American
Judge, Lawyer

William F. AlbrightWilliam F. Albright
American
Archaeologist

Cyril BurtCyril Burt
British
Psychologist

Viktor PatsayevViktor Patsayev
Russian
Cosmonaut
Helene WeigelHelene Weigel
Austrian, German
Actress

Wendell Meredith StanleyWendell Meredith Stanley
American
Biochemist
Allan NevinsAllan Nevins
American
Historian

Martín DihigoMartín Dihigo
Cuban
Baseball player
Bernardo HoussayBernardo Houssay
Argentinian
Physician, Scientist, Pharmacist
Tyrone GuthrieTyrone Guthrie
British
Director