Famous People Who Died In 1976

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1976. This list includes people like Howard Hughes, J. Paul Getty, Mao Zedong, Agatha Christie, Werner Heisenberg and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, directors and poets who died in 1976. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
American
Entrepreneur, Investor
Mao ZedongMao Zedong
Chinese
Communist Leader of China

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
British
Writer

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
British, American
Businessman

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
German
Physicist
Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Gangster

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian, American
Criminal

Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor
Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel
Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist

Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
American
Vocalist
Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
British
Composer, conductor and pianist

Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor
Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

Carol ReedCarol Reed
British
Film Director
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
British
Allied Commander in World War II

James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
Chinese
Cinematographer

Lin YutangLin Yutang
Chinese
Writer
Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
American
Actor

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Jacques MonodJacques Monod
French
Biologist
René CassinRené Cassin
French
French Jurist

Henrik DamHenrik Dam
Danish
Biochemist

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
French
French Novelist

Anneliese MichelAnneliese Michel
Student
Jack CassidyJack Cassidy
American
Actor
Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
American
Singer

Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
American
Actor

Fritz LangFritz Lang
American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker

Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer
Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter
Johnny MercerJohnny Mercer
American
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,
Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago

Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier
Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor
Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer

Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer
Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress
Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Prime Minister

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Zhu DeZhu De
Politician

Károly TakácsKároly Takács
Hungarian
Olympic shooter

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University
Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Russian
Prince

Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter
Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer
Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist

Sybil ThorndikeSybil Thorndike
British
Actress

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer
E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter
Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

Lily PonsLily Pons
French
American-French operatic soprano

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher
Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
Danish
 

CeciliaCecilia
Spanish
singer

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
Painter

Gustav HeinemannGustav Heinemann
German
Politician, Lawyer
James FarleyJames Farley
American
Politician

Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of FleetRoy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
Canadian
Media Proprietor
Imogen CunninghamImogen Cunningham
American
Photographer

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
Austrian
 
Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau
French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,