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.

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 
Oskar Schindler
(Industrialist)

Oskar Schindler
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Svitavy, Czechia
Died: October 9
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 
Duke Ellington
(One of the Greatest Jazz Composers & Bandleader)

Duke Ellington
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: May 24

 3 
Charles Lindbergh
(Remembered for Making the First Nonstop Solo Flight Across the Atlantic)

Charles Lindbergh
20
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 26
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 4 
Cass Elliot
(Singer)

Cass Elliot
15
Birthdate: September 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 29
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 5 

Walter Brennan
10
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 21
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 

Agnes Moorehead
5
Birthdate: December 6, 1900
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clinton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 30

 7 
Buford Pusser
(Sheriff)

Buford Pusser
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adamsville, Tennessee
Died: August 21
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Lyudmila Pavlichenko
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bila Tserkva, Ukraine
Died: October 27
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 9 
Georgy Zhukov
(Military Commander)

Georgy Zhukov
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zhukov, Kaluga Oblast
Died: June 18

 10 
Jack Benny
(Comedian, Vaudevillian)

Jack Benny
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26

 11 
Ed Sullivan
(Legendary Host of the TV Variety Show 'The Ed Sullivan Show')

Ed Sullivan
4
Birthdate: September 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 13

 12 
Pamela Courson
(Jim Morrison’s Partner)

Pamela Courson
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Weed, California, United States
Died: April 25
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 
Earl Warren
(30th Governor of California (1943-53), 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953-69))

Earl Warren
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 9

Satyendra Nath Bose
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: February 4

 15 
Juan Perón
(President of Argentina)

Juan Perón
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lobos
Died: July 1

 16 
Virginia Apgar
(Physician and Anesthesiologist)

Virginia Apgar
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westfield, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 7

 17 
Tim Horton
(Ice hockey player)

Tim Horton
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cochrane
Died: February 21
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 
Nick Drake
(Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer)

Nick Drake
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yangon, Myanmar
Died: November 25
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 19 

Frank Sutton
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Birthdate: October 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: June 28
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 
Bud Abbott
(Comedian)

Bud Abbott
1
Birthdate: October 2, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 24
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 
James J. Braddock
(Boxer Who Was the World Heavyweight Champion from 1935 to 1937)

James J. Braddock
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
Died: November 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 
John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
(English Peer Accused of Murdering the Nanny of His Children)

John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: November 8

 23 
Tex Ritter
(Singer)

Tex Ritter
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murvaul, Texas, USA
Died: January 2
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 
James Chadwick
(Discoverer of Neutron)

James Chadwick
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bollington
Died: July 24

 25 
U Thant
(3rd Secretary General of the U.N. (1961-71))

U Thant
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pantanaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 25

 26 
Alberta Williams King
(Martin Luther King Jr.'s Mother)

Alberta Williams King
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: June 30

 27 
Rudolf Dassler
(Founder of Puma)

Rudolf Dassler
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Died: October 27

 28 

Anne Sexton
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 4

 29 
Louis Kahn
(Architect)

Louis Kahn
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kuressaare, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
Died: March 17

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Simaria
Died: April 24

 31 
Georges Pompidou
(President of France (1969 - 1974), Prime Minister of France (1962 - 1968))

Georges Pompidou
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montboudif, French Third Republic France
Died: April 2

 32 
Candy Darling
(Actress)

Candy Darling
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA
Died: March 21

 33 
Julius Evola
(Philosopher)

Julius Evola
1
Birthdate: May 19, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: June 11

 34 
Dizzy Dean
(Baseball Player)

Dizzy Dean
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucas, Arkansas, United States
Died: July 17
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 
Ralph Capone
(Al Capone's Brother)

Ralph Capone
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 12, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 22

 36 
Baldur von Schirach
(Nazi Leader, Reichsjugendführer (1931-40))

Baldur von Schirach
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 8

 37 
Walter Lippmann
(First to introduce the concept of Cold War)

Walter Lippmann
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 14

 38 
Christine Chubbuck
(TV Reporter)

Christine Chubbuck
4
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio
Died: July 15

 39 
Oscar Acosta
(Attorney, Author)

Oscar Acosta
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: 1974 AD

 40 
Samuel Goldwyn
(Film Producer)

Samuel Goldwyn
2
Birthdate: August 17, 1879
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: January 31

 41 
Anne Klein
(Fashion designer and Businesswoman, the founder and namesake of Anne Klein & Company)

Anne Klein
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 19

 42 
Begum Akhtar
(Singer)

Begum Akhtar
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bhadarsa
Died: October 30

 43 
Otto Strasser
(Journalist, Politician, Writer)

Otto Strasser
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bad Windsheim
Died: August 27

 44 
H. E. Bates
(Writer)

H. E. Bates
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rushden, England
Died: January 29

 45 
Vannevar Bush
(Engineer)

Vannevar Bush
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 11, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Everett, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 28

 46 
Darius Milhaud
(Former composer who rose to fame as a member of the group Les Six)

Darius Milhaud
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: June 22

 47 
Helmuth Koinigg
(Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson)

Helmuth Koinigg
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 6

 48 

Erskine Hamilton Childers
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: November 17

 49 
Anatole Litvak
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

Anatole Litvak
1
Birthdate: May 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiev, Russian Empire
Died: December 15

 50 
Billy De Wolfe
(Actor, Voice actor)

Billy De Wolfe
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 5