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
Czech, German
Industrialist
Cass ElliotCass Elliot
British, American
Singer

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
American
Aviator, Inventor & Author

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
Russian
Military Commander

Christine ChubbuckChristine Chubbuck
American
TV Reporter

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
American
Television Personality
Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
American
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
American
Actress

Buford PusserBuford Pusser
American
Sheriff
Walter BrennanWalter Brennan
American
Actor

Earl WarrenEarl Warren
American
 
Juan PerónJuan Perón
Argentinian
President of Argentina

Pamela CoursonPamela Courson
American
Jim Morrison’s Partner

Frank SuttonFrank Sutton
American
Actor

Jack BennyJack Benny
American
Comedian, Vaudevillian

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
Italian
Philosopher

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
American
Engineer

V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian
Indian Politician
Rudolf DasslerRudolf Dassler
German
Entrepreneur

Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
American
Film Producer
Ralph CaponeRalph Capone
Italian, American
Al Capone's Brother

Bill FingerBill Finger
American
Screenwriter

Clay ShawClay Shaw
American
Businessman
Baldur von SchirachBaldur von Schirach
German
Nazi Leader

U ThantU Thant
Burmese
3rd Secretary General of the U.N.
Georges PompidouGeorges Pompidou
French
Former Prime Minister & President of France

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
American
Poet
Creighton AbramsCreighton Abrams
American
General

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James ChadwickJames Chadwick
British
Discoverer of Neutron
Louis KahnLouis Kahn
American
Architect

H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
American
Businessman

Virginia ApgarVirginia Apgar
American
Physician and Anesthesiologist
Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
Hungarian
Philosopher
Begum AkhtarBegum Akhtar
Indian
Singer

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
French, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Director, Screenwriter, Producer

H. E. BatesH. E. Bates
British
Short Story Writer

Cyril ConnollyCyril Connolly
British
Literary Critic & Writer
Patrick BlackettPatrick Blackett
British
Physicist

Betty CompsonBetty Compson
American
Actress

Claudia LarsClaudia Lars
Salvadoran
Poet

Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.Earl W. Sutherland Jr.
American
Biochemist and Pharmacologist

Oscar AcostaOscar Acosta
American
Attorney, Author

Nick DrakeNick Drake
Burmese
Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer
James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
American
Boxer

Lord LucanJohn Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
British
Murderer

Ann SummersAnn Summers
American
Actress
Tex RitterTex Ritter
American
Singer

Bud AbbottBud Abbott
American
Comedian
Tim HortonTim Horton
Canadian
Ice hockey player

Candy DarlingCandy Darling
American
Actress

Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica
Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film

Donald CrispDonald Crisp
British
Actor

Karen SilkwoodKaren Silkwood
 
Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
Peruvian
economist, politician, writer

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Stefano MagaddinoStefano Magaddino
American
Funeral director

Peng DehuaiPeng Dehuai
Politician, Military personnel
Dizzy DeanDizzy Dean
American
Baseball Player

David Alfaro SiqueirosDavid Alfaro Siqueiros
Mexican
Painter, University teacher, Military personnel
Chet HuntleyChet Huntley
American
Newscaster

Erich KästnerErich Kästner
German
Author

Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
Indian
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,
Harry PartchHarry Partch
American
Composer

Anne KleinAnne Klein
American
Fashion designer
Peter RevsonPeter Revson
American
Formula One driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar

Marcel PagnolMarcel Pagnol
French
Novelist

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud
French
Classical composer, Conductor, Autobiographer,
Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
British
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
Dutch
Violinist
Carl SpaatzCarl Spaatz
American
Military officer

Fritz ZwickyFritz Zwicky
Swiss, American
Astronomer, Physicist, University teacher

Leo Geyr von SchweppenburgLeo Geyr von Schweppenburg
German
Military General

Dorothy FieldsDorothy Fields
American
Librettist
Tony CostaTony Costa
American
Serial killer
Olga BaclanovaOlga Baclanova
Russian
actor

Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist

Katharine CornellKatharine Cornell
German, American
Actress

Phog AllenPhog Allen
American
Basketball player
John GarandJohn Garand
Canadian, American
Designer

Arthur CrudupArthur Crudup
American
musician, singer, guitarist, composer

Johanna LangefeldJohanna Langefeld
German
Torturer

Helmuth KoiniggHelmuth Koinigg
Austrian
Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson

Erskine Hamilton ChildersErskine Hamilton Childers
Irish, British
President
Wolf MessingWolf Messing
Polish, Russian
hypnotist, mentalist

Norman KirkNorman Kirk
New Zealander
Prime minister of New Zealand
Gopalswamy Doraiswamy NaiduGopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu
Indian
 

Gene AmmonsGene Ammons
American
Musician
Amy VanderbiltAmy Vanderbilt
American
 
Ayub KhanAyub Khan
Pakistani
Former President of Pakistan