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

Oskar Schindler
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: April 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (now Svitavy, Czech Republic)
Died: October 9
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Cass Elliot

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

 3 Georgy Zhukov

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

 4 Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Military Officer
Birthdate: February 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 26
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 5 Agnes Moorehead

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

 6 Duke Ellington

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

 7 Juan Perón

Juan Perón
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Argentina
Birthdate: October 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lobos
Died: July 1
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 8 Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 31, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: York Cottage, England
Died: June 10

 9 Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Lyudmila Pavlichenko
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: July 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bila Tserkva, Ukraine
Died: October 27
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 10 Pamela Courson

Pamela Courson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Jim Morrison’s Partner
Birthdate: December 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Weed, California, United States
Died: April 25
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 Nick Drake

Nick Drake
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer
Birthdate: June 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yangon, Myanmar
Died: November 25
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Ed Sullivan

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

 13 Christine Chubbuck

Christine Chubbuck
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Famous As: TV Reporter
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio
Died: July 15

 14 Walter Brennan

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

 15 James J. Braddock

James J. Braddock
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan

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

 17 Satyendra Nath Bose

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

 18 Jack Benny

Jack Benny
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Famous As: Comedian, Vaudevillian
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: December 26

 19 Julius Evola

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

 20 Earl Warren

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

 21 Buford Pusser

Buford Pusser
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sheriff
Birthdate: December 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adamsville, Tennessee
Died: August 21
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 22 Frank Sutton

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

 23 Ayub Khan

Ayub Khan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Pakistan
Birthdate: May 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Haripur
Died: April 19

 24 Bud Abbott

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

 25 Tim Horton

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

 26 Clay Shaw

Clay Shaw
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kentwood, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 15

 27 Bill Finger

Bill Finger
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Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: January 18

 28 Tex Ritter

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

 29 Georges Pompidou

Georges Pompidou
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister & President of France
Birthdate: July 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montboudif, France
Died: April 2

 30 Rudolf Dassler

Rudolf Dassler
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of Puma
Birthdate: March 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Herzogenaurach, Germany
Died: October 27

 31 Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: August 17, 1879
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: January 31

 32 V. K. Krishna Menon

V. K. Krishna Menon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian Politician
Birthdate: May 3, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kozhikode, Kerala
Died: October 6

 33 Candy Darling

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

 34 Anne Sexton

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

 35 Vannevar Bush

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

 36 U Thant

U Thant
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 3rd Secretary General of the U.N. (1961-71)
Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pantanaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 25

 37 Baldur von Schirach

Baldur von Schirach
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nazi Leader
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 Peng Dehuai

Peng Dehuai
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: October 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xiangtan County
Died: November 29

 39 Oscar Acosta

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

 40 Louis Kahn

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

 41 H. L. Hunt

H. L. Hunt
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: February 17, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: November 29

 42 Ralph Capone

Ralph Capone
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Al Capone's Brother
Birthdate: January 12, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 22

 43 Vittorio De Sica

Vittorio De Sica
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: July 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sora, Lazio
Died: November 13

 44 Amin al-Husseini

Amin al-Husseini
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Mufti
Birthdate: 1895 AD
Birthplace: Mutasarrifate of Jerusalem, Israel
Died: July 4

 45 Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

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

 46 James Chadwick

James Chadwick
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Famous As: Discoverer of Neutron
Birthdate: October 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bollington
Died: July 24

 47 Karen Silkwood

Karen Silkwood
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Labor Union Activist
Birthdate: 1946 AD
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
Died: 1974 AD

 48 Ghantasala

Ghantasala
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: songwriter, composer, singer
Birthdate: December 4, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chowtapalli
Died: February 11

 49 Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann
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Famous As: First to introduce the concept of Cold War
Birthdate: September 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 14

 50 H. E. Bates

H. E. Bates
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Short Story Writer
Birthdate: May 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rushden
Died: January 29