Famous People Who Died In 1974

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1974. This list includes people like Virginia Apgar, Oskar Schindler, Cass Elliot, Charles Lindbergh, Georgy Zhukov and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, novelists and physicists who died in 1974. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

Oskar SchindlerOskar Schindler

28 April 1908

German

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
(Aviator, Inventor & Author)

04 February 1902

American

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
(Composer, Pianist and Bandleader)

29 April 1899

American

Cass ElliotCass Elliot
(Singer)

19 September 1941

British,American

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
(Military Commander)

01 December 1896

Russian

Juan PerónJuan Perón
(President of Argentina)

08 October 1895

Argentinian

Christine ChubbuckChristine Chubbuck
(TV Reporter)

24 August 1944

American

Buford PusserBuford Pusser
(Sheriff)

12 December 1937

American

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
(Actress)

06 December 1900

American

Pamela CoursonPamela Courson
(Jim Morrison’s Partner)

22 December 1946

American

Jack BennyJack Benny
(Comedian, Vaudevillian)

14 February 1894

American

Walter BrennanWalter Brennan
(Actor)

25 July 1894

American

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Lyudmila PavlichenkoLyudmila Pavlichenko
(Sniper)

12 July 1916

Russian

Earl WarrenEarl Warren

19 March 1891

American

Satyendra Nath BoseSatyendra Nath Bose

01 January 1894

Indian

Louis KahnLouis Kahn
(Architect)

20 February 1901

American

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
(Poet)

09 November 1928

American

James ChadwickJames Chadwick
(Discoverer of Neutron)

20 October 1891

British

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V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
(Indian Politician)

03 May 1896

Indian

Georges PompidouGeorges Pompidou
(Former Prime Minister & President of France)

05 July 1911

French

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
(First to introduce the concept of Cold War)

23 September 1889

American

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
(Film Producer)

17 August 1879

American

U ThantU Thant
(3rd Secretary General of the U.N.)

22 January 1909

Burmese

H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
(Businessman)

17 February 1889

American

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Betty CompsonBetty Compson
(Actress)

19 March 1897

American

Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
(Philosopher)

09 November 1922

Hungarian

Virginia ApgarVirginia Apgar
(Physician and Anesthesiologist)

07 June 1909

American

Ralph CaponeRalph Capone
(Al Capone's Brother)

12 January 1894

Italian,American

Begum AkhtarBegum Akhtar
(Singer)

07 October 1914

Indian

H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
(Short Story Writer)

16 May 1905

British

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Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

21 May 1902

French,Ukrainian,American,Russian

Claudia LarsClaudia Lars
(Poet)

20 December 1899

Salvadoran

Cyril ConnollyCyril Connolly
(Literary Critic & Writer)

10 September 1903

British

Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
(Physicist)

18 November 1897

British

Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.Earl W. Sutherland Jr.
(Biochemist and Pharmacologist)

19 November 1915

American

Oscar AcostaOscar Acosta
(Attorney, Author)

08 April 1935

American

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Miguel Ãngel AsturiasMiguel Ãngel Asturias
(Poet)

19 October 1899

Guamanian

Nick DrakeNick Drake
(Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer)

19 June 1948

Burmese

James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
(Boxer)

07 June 1905

American

Tim HortonTim Horton
(Ice hockey player)

12 January 1930

Canadian

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
(Television presenter, Screenwriter, Journalist)

28 September 1901

American

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
(Poet, Racial theorist, Writer, Painter, Philosopher)

19 May 1898

Italian

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Karen SilkwoodKaren Silkwood

1946 AD

Bud AbbottBud Abbott
(television actor, film actor, film producer, stage actor)

02 October 1895

American

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
(Scientist, Engineer, Politician, University teacher, Computer scientist)

11 March 1890

American

Bill FingerBill Finger
(Comics artist, Screenwriter)

08 February 1914

American

Creighton AbramsCreighton Abrams
(Officer)

15 September 1914

American

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
(Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary critic)

23 September 1908

Indian

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Baldur von SchirachBaldur von Schirach
(Politician, Screenwriter)

09 May 1907

German

Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica
(Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor)

07 July 1901

Italian

David Alfaro SiqueirosDavid Alfaro Siqueiros
(Painter, University teacher, Military personnel)

29 December 1896

Mexican

A. J. CroninA. J. Cronin
(Novelist)

19 July 1896

Swiss

Peng DehuaiPeng Dehuai
(Politician, Military personnel)

24 October 1898

Dizzy DeanDizzy Dean
(American baseball player)

16 January 1910

American

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Dizzy DeanDizzy Dean
(Famous Baseball Players)

16 January 1910

American

Anne KleinAnne Klein
(Fashion designer)

03 August 1923

American

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
(Journalist, Politician, Writer)

10 September 1897

German

Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
(economist, politician, writer)

21 March 1921

Peruvian

Erich KästnerErich Kästner
(Author)

1899 AD

German

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud
(Classical composer, Conductor, Autobiographer, Musicologist, Music educator, Jazz musician, Music critic, Composer, Pianist, Film score composer)

04 September 1892

French

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Chet HuntleyChet Huntley
(News presenter, Television presenter, Journalist)

10 December 1911

American

Fritz ZwickyFritz Zwicky
(Astronomer, Physicist, University teacher)

14 February 1898

Swiss,American

Stefano MagaddinoStefano Magaddino
(Funeral director)

10 October 1891

American

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
(Violinist)

30 September 1908

Dutch

Marcel PagnolMarcel Pagnol
(Theatre director, Film director, Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Audio book narrator, Screenwriter)

28 February 1895

French

Peter RevsonPeter Revson
(Formula One driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

27 February 1939

American

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Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
(Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer)

18 January 1908

British

Tony CostaTony Costa
(Serial killer)

02 August 1944

American

Wolf MessingWolf Messing
(hypnotist, mentalist)

10 September 1899

Polish,Russian

Arthur CrudupArthur Crudup
(musician, singer, guitarist, composer)

24 August 1905

American

Graham BondGraham Bond
(Saxophonist)

28 October 1937

British

Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
(Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist, Musicologist, Politician)

18 July 1919

Indian

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Rosario CastellanosRosario Castellanos
(Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher)

25 May 1925

Mexican

Gopalswamy Doraiswamy NaiduGopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu

23 March 1893

Indian

Helmuth KoiniggHelmuth Koinigg
(Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson)

03 November 1948

Austrian