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.

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
American
Aviator, Inventor & Author
Cass ElliotCass Elliot
British, American
Singer

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
Russian
Military Commander

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
American
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
American
Television Personality
Juan PerónJuan Perón
Argentinian
President of Argentina

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
American
Actress

Frank SuttonFrank Sutton
American
Actor
Walter BrennanWalter Brennan
American
Actor

Christine ChubbuckChristine Chubbuck
American
TV Reporter
Earl WarrenEarl Warren
American
 

Pamela CoursonPamela Courson
American
Jim Morrison’s Partner

Jack BennyJack Benny
American
Comedian, Vaudevillian

Julius EvolaJulius Evola
Italian
Philosopher
Buford PusserBuford Pusser
American
Sheriff

Ralph CaponeRalph Capone
Italian, American
Al Capone's Brother

Rudolf DasslerRudolf Dassler
German
Entrepreneur
Samuel GoldwynSamuel Goldwyn
American
Film Producer

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
American
Engineer
V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian
Indian Politician

Bill FingerBill Finger
American
Screenwriter

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
Anne SextonAnne Sexton
American
Poet

Creighton AbramsCreighton Abrams
American
General

Louis KahnLouis Kahn
American
Architect
Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

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Clay ShawClay Shaw
American
Businessman
James ChadwickJames Chadwick
British
Discoverer of Neutron

H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt
American
Businessman

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

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

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

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
Ann SummersAnn Summers
American
Actress

James J. BraddockJames J. Braddock
American
Boxer

Lord LucanJohn Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
British
Murderer
Tex RitterTex Ritter
American
Singer

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

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

Candy DarlingCandy Darling
American
Actress

Karen SilkwoodKaren Silkwood
 

Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
Peruvian
economist, politician, writer
Peng DehuaiPeng Dehuai
Politician, Military personnel

Dizzy DeanDizzy Dean
American
Famous Baseball Players

A. J. CroninA. J. Cronin
Swiss
Novelist

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
German
Journalist, Politician, Writer
David Alfaro SiqueirosDavid Alfaro Siqueiros
Mexican
Painter, University teacher, Military personnel

Erich KästnerErich Kästner
German
Author
Stefano MagaddinoStefano Magaddino
American
Funeral director

Marcel PagnolMarcel Pagnol
French
Novelist

Chet HuntleyChet Huntley
American
News presenter, Television presenter, Journalist
Harry PartchHarry Partch
American
Composer

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

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
Dutch
Violinist

Peter RevsonPeter Revson
American
Formula One driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar
Wolf MessingWolf Messing
Polish, Russian
hypnotist, mentalist

Amy VanderbiltAmy Vanderbilt
American
 
Leo Geyr von SchweppenburgLeo Geyr von Schweppenburg
German
Military General

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

Carl SpaatzCarl Spaatz
American
Military officer

Phog AllenPhog Allen
American
Basketball player
Anne KleinAnne Klein
American
Fashion designer
Dorothy FieldsDorothy Fields
American
Librettist

Erskine Hamilton ChildersErskine Hamilton Childers
Irish, British
President

John GarandJohn Garand
Canadian, American
Designer

Katharine CornellKatharine Cornell
German, American
Actress
Tony CostaTony Costa
American
Serial killer

Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
Indian
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,

Gene AmmonsGene Ammons
American
Musician

Helmuth KoiniggHelmuth Koinigg
Austrian
Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson

Graham BondGraham Bond
British
Saxophonist
Arthur CrudupArthur Crudup
American
musician, singer, guitarist, composer

Norman KirkNorman Kirk
New Zealander
Prime minister of New Zealand
Jan TschicholdJan Tschichold
German
Graphic designer

Olga BaclanovaOlga Baclanova
Russian
actor
Johanna LangefeldJohanna Langefeld
German
Torturer
Mama CassMama Cass
Singer