Famous People Who Died In 1973

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1973. This list includes people like Bruce Lee, Pablo Picasso, Lyndon B. Johnson, J. R. R. Tolkien, Alan Watts and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, poets and military leaders who died in 1973. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France 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 Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee.
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Famous As: Actor, Martial Artist
Birthdate: November 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: July 20

 2 J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: September 2

 3 Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 36th President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stonewall, Texas, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 4 Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: April 8

 5 Alan Watts

Alan Watts.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Writer & Speaker
Birthdate: January 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chislehurst, Kent, England
Died: November 16

 6 Dean Corll

Dean Corll.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: December 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: August 8
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Jim Croce

Jim Croce.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: January 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: September 20
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Cuba
Birthdate: January 16, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banes, Cuba
Died: August 6

 9 Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Actor, Jazz musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 20
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Frank Costello

Frank Costello.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Crime Boss
Birthdate: January 26, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cassano all'Ionio
Died: February 18

 11 Neem Karoli Baba

Neem Karoli Baba
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Guru
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Akbarpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: September 11

 12 Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: June 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: September 11

 13 Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist
Birthdate: November 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida, United States
Died: September 19

 14 Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chilean poet
Birthdate: July 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23

 15 W. H. Auden

W. H. Auden.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, England
Died: September 29

 16 Henri Charrière

Henri Charrière
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne-de-Lugdarès, France
Died: July 29
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
Died: April 26
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 18 Sir Noël Peirce Coward

Sir Noël Peirce Coward.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: December 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Teddington, England
Died: March 26

 19 Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: July 7
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 20 Betty Grable

Betty Grable.
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Famous As: American actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S
Died: July 2

 21 John Ford

John Ford.
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Famous As: Film Director & Producer
Birthdate: February 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth
Died: August 31
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Israel
Birthdate: October 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Płonsk, Poland
Died: December 1
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 23 Laurence Harvey

Laurence Harvey.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Joniškis
Died: November 25
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Erich von Manstein

Erich von Manstein.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: November 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 9
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 25 Marjorie Merriweather Post

Marjorie Merriweather Post.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: March 15, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: September 12

 26 Abebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic marathon champion
Birthdate: August 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ethiopia
Died: October 25

 27 Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: July 11
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 Paavo Nurmi

Paavo Nurmi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: June 13, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: October 2
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 29 John Banner

John Banner.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 28
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 Nancy Mitford

Nancy Mitford
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 28, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 30

 31 Albert DeSalvo

Albert DeSalvo
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer, Criminal
Birthdate: September 3, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chelsea
Died: November 26

 32 Wally Cox

Wally Cox.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: February 15
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 33 Alexander Onassis

Alexander Onassis
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: April 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: January 23

 34 Pearl Buck

Pearl Buck.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: June 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hillsboro
Died: March 6

 35 Ludwig von Mises

Ludwig von Mises.
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Famous As: Economist, Philosopher, Sociologist
Birthdate: September 29, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: October 10

 36 Lon Chaney Jr.

Lon Chaney Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Died: July 12
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 37 Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wood Green, London, England, UK
Died: July 18
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cotton Plant, Arkansas, USA
Died: October 9

 39 Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: September 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirchhain, Germany
Died: October 18

 40 James Beck

James Beck.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: August 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 41 Balraj Sahni

Balraj Sahni
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India [now Punjab, Pakistan]
Died: April 13

 42 Sessue Hayakawa

Sessue Hayakawa
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Famous As: Actor, Novelist, Screenwriter, Film director
Birthdate: June 10, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chiba
Died: November 23

 43 Walter Ulbricht

Walter Ulbricht
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: August 1

 44 Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden

Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden.
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Famous As: Former King of Sweden
Birthdate: November 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 15

 45 P. Ramlee

P. Ramlee
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Penang, Malaysia
Died: May 29

 46 Eddie Rickenbacker

Eddie Rickenbacker.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Racecar Driver, Military Personnel
Birthdate: October 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, US
Died: July 23

 47 Elsa Schiaparelli

Elsa Schiaparelli
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: September 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome
Died: November 13

 48 Lex Barker

Lex Barker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Died: May 11
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 49 Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American drummer
Birthdate: January 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 16

 50 Ferdinand Schörner

Ferdinand Schörner
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: June 12, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich
Died: July 2