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
Coco ChanelCoco Chanel
French
Fashion Designer

Audie MurphyAudie Murphy
American
 

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
Russian, Russian
Prime Minister of Soviet Union

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
American
Musician

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

Edie SedgwickEdie Sedgwick
American
Actress, Model

Chesty PullerChesty Puller
American
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general

Joseph ValachiJoseph Valachi
American
Gangster
Philo FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth
American
Inventor

François DuvalierFrançois Duvalier
Haitian
Politician, Physician
Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
American
Photographer

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Thomas E. DeweyThomas E. Dewey
American
Former Governor of New York
Van HeflinVan Heflin
American
Actor

Michael RennieMichael Rennie
British
Actor
Hugo BlackHugo Black
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Ogden NashOgden Nash
American
Poet

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)

Duane AllmanDuane Allman
American
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Pier AngeliPier Angeli
Italian
Actor

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Pete DuelPete Duel
American
Actor

Rudolf AbelRudolf Abel
British, Russian
Soviet spy

Franz StanglFranz Stangl
Austrian
Police officer, Officer

Harold LloydHarold Lloyd
American
Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter,
Ub IwerksUb Iwerks
American
Animator

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
American
Actor
Lin BiaoLin Biao
Chinese
Politician, Military personnel

Gene VincentGene Vincent
American
Musician

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

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

György LukácsGyörgy Lukács
Hungarian
Philosopher

Jacobo ÁrbenzJacobo Árbenz
Guatemalan
Politician, Military personnel

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

Dean AchesonDean Acheson
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Joe AdonisJoe Adonis
Italian
 

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
Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
Russian
ballet dancer

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
German
Military personnel, Memoirist

Mátyás RákosiMátyás Rákosi
Hungarian
Politician
P. C. SorcarP. C. Sorcar
Indian
Stage magician

Lothar RendulicLothar Rendulic
German
military personnel
Arne JacobsenArne Jacobsen
Danish
Danish architect

Arun KhetarpalArun Khetarpal
Indian
 

Nirmal Jit Singh SekhonNirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
Indian
Officer
Dick TigerDick Tiger
Nigerian
Boxer

Seán LemassSeán Lemass
Irish
Politician
Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
German
Officer

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

Rockwell KentRockwell Kent
American
Painter

Jo SiffertJo Siffert
Swiss
Racing driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Thomas DeweyThomas Dewey
American
Lawyer
Stevie SmithStevie Smith
British
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer

Frank RosenblattFrank Rosenblatt
American
Psychologist, Computer scientist

FernandelFernandel
French
Actor

John Marshall Harlan IIJohn Marshall Harlan II
American
Judge, Lawyer
Richard MulcahyRichard Mulcahy
Irish
Politician

Heinz LammerdingHeinz Lammerding
German
Engineer

Cyril BurtCyril Burt
British
Psychologist, University teacher, Geneticist

Sherman FairchildSherman Fairchild
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Financier,

Vladislav VolkovVladislav Volkov
Russian
Cosmonaut
Helene WeigelHelene Weigel
Austrian, German
Actress

Marcel DupréMarcel Dupré
French
Musician
John Desmond BernalJohn Desmond Bernal
British
Physicist, Philosopher, Inventor, University

Bernardo HoussayBernardo Houssay
Argentinian
Physician, Scientist, Pharmacist

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

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