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

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
British, American
Businessman

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian, American
Criminal
Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
German
Physicist

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher
Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Gangster

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of

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

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh
Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist
Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect
Carol ReedCarol Reed
British
Film Director

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
British
Allied Commander in World War II

Lin YutangLin Yutang
Chinese
Writer

James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
Chinese
Cinematographer
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
Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor

Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
American
Actor

Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
American
Singer

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor
Fritz LangFritz Lang
American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker

Johnny MercerJohnny Mercer
American
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer

Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter

Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer
Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist
Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,
Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

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

Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University
Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Károly TakácsKároly Takács
Hungarian
Olympic shooter

Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter
Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Zhu DeZhu De
Politician
Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer
Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Prime Minister

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Russian
Prince

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician
Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter
Sybil ThorndikeSybil Thorndike
British
Actress
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher

Lily PonsLily Pons
French
American-French operatic soprano

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer

Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
Danish
 
Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of FleetRoy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
Canadian
Media Proprietor

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist

Lars OnsagerLars Onsager
Norwegian
Physicist, Engineer, Professor, Chemist,

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat

James FarleyJames Farley
American
Politician
Imogen CunninghamImogen Cunningham
American
Photographer

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau
French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
art forger, painter
Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,
Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
Austrian