Famous People Who Died In 1975

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1975. This list includes people like Jimmy Hoffa, K. Kamaraj, Francisco Franco, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Haile Selassie and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, composers and journalists who died in 1975. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India 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 
Josephine Baker
(Entertainer)

Josephine Baker
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 12

 2 
Francisco Franco
(Former Caudillo of Spain)

Francisco Franco
25
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ferrol, Spain
Died: November 20
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 3 
Haile Selassie
(Emperor of Ethiopia)

Haile Selassie
19
Birthdate: July 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ejersa Goro, Ethiopia
Died: August 27
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(2nd President of India (1962 – 1967), 1st Vice President of India (1952 - 1962))

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: April 17

 5 
Moe Howard
(Actor)

Moe Howard
11
Birthdate: June 19, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: May 4
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 6 
Rod Serling
(Screenwriter and Playwright Best Known for His Work on Anthology TV Series ‘The Twilight Zone’)

Rod Serling
4
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: June 28

 7 

Dmitry Shostakovich
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: August 9
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 8 
Aristotle Onassis
(Businessman)

Aristotle Onassis
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karataş, İzmir, Turkey
Died: March 15
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 
Faisal of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75))

Faisal of Saudi Arabia
5
Birthdate: April 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: March 25

 10 
Steve Prefontaine
(Long-distance Runner)

Steve Prefontaine
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coos Bay
Died: May 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
(Founding Father of Bangladesh)

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tungipara, Bangladesh
Died: August 15

 12 
K. Kamaraj
(Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (1954-63))

K. Kamaraj
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: October 2

 13 
Susan Hayward
(Actress, Model)

Susan Hayward
10
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 14
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 14 
Larry Fine
(Actor)

Larry Fine
6
Birthdate: October 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 24

 15 
Hannah Arendt
(Philosopher)

Hannah Arendt
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: December 4

 16 

P G Wodehouse
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guildford, England
Died: February 14

 17 
Pier Paolo Pasolini
(Italian Filmmaker Known for His Radical Methods, Overtly Political and Often Scandalous Content)

Pier Paolo Pasolini
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: November 2
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 18 
Otto Skorzeny
(Nazi SS Officer)

Otto Skorzeny
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 7

 19 
Sam Giancana
(Mobster)

Sam Giancana
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 19

 20 
Éamon de Valera
(Former President of Ireland)

Éamon de Valera
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 29

 21 
Chiang Kai-shek
(President of the Republic of China)

Chiang Kai-shek
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Xikou
Died: April 5

 22 
Clyde Tolson
(Associate Director of the FBI)

Clyde Tolson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laredo, Missouri, United States
Died: April 14

 23 

Fredric March
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Died: April 14
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 24 
Tim Buckley
(Guitarist, Singer-songwriter)

Tim Buckley
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: June 29

 25 
Anna Roosevelt Halsted
(Writer, Editor)

Anna Roosevelt Halsted
1
Birthdate: May 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 1

 26 
Pete Ham
(Welsh Singer-Songwriter and Lead Vocalist for the 1970s Rock Band ‘Badfinger’)

Pete Ham
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales
Died: April 24

 27 
Marjorie Main
(Actress)

Marjorie Main
2
Birthdate: February 24, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Acton, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: April 10
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 28 

Ozzie Nelson
3
Birthdate: March 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 3

 29 

William Hartnell
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Pancras, London, England, UK
Died: April 23
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 

Percy Lavon Julian
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 11, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: April 19

 31 
Moms Mabley
(American comedian)

Moms Mabley
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brevard, North Carolina, United States
Died: May 23

 32 
Mary Ure
(Stage actor, Film actor)

Mary Ure
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: April 3

 33 
Umm Kulthum
(The Voice of Egypt)

Umm Kulthum
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El-Senbellawein, Egypt
Died: February 3

 34 

Barbara Hepworth
1
Birthdate: January 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: May 20

 35 
Graham Hill
(British racing driver)

Graham Hill
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: November 29

 36 
Bob Wills
(Musician)

Bob Wills
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Limestone County, Texas, United States
Died: May 13

 37 
Cannonball Adderley
(Jazz alto saxophonist)

Cannonball Adderley
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Died: August 8

 38 
Casey Stengel
(Baseball player)

Casey Stengel
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: September 29

 39 
Bernard Herrmann
(Composer, Conductor, Film score composer)

Bernard Herrmann
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: December 24

 40 

Thomas Hart Benton
4
Birthdate: April 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Missouri
Died: January 19

 41 

Lefty Frizzell
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Corsicana, Texas, United States
Died: July 19

 42 
Euell Gibbons
(Outdoorsman)

Euell Gibbons
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clarksville, Texas, United States
Died: December 29

 43 
Thornton Wilder
(Playwright)

Thornton Wilder
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 17, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 7

 44 

Arnold J. Toynbee
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 22

 45 
Anthony McAuliffe
(Military Leader)

Anthony McAuliffe
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: August 11

 46 

Richard Conte
0
Birthdate: March 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Died: April 15
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 47 
Harry J. Anslinger
(1st Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics)

Harry J. Anslinger
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 14

 48 
Nikolai Bulganin
(Premier of the Soviet Union (1955-58))

Nikolai Bulganin
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: February 24

 49 
Mikhail Bakhtin
(Philosopher)

Mikhail Bakhtin
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: March 7

 50 

Josemaría Escrivá
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barbastro, Spain
Died: June 26