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

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
German
Physicist

Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor
Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist
Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
American
Vocalist

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh
Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
British
Composer, conductor and pianist

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor
Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor
Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress

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
Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
American
Actor

Lin YutangLin Yutang
Chinese
Writer

James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
Chinese
Cinematographer

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
Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian
Criminal

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Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Organized Crime, Murderer, Boxer

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
Politician, Diplomat

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Painter

Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
American
Actor
Fritz LangFritz Lang
American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Preacher
Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military personnel

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor
Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter

Johnny MercerJohnny Mercer
American
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer
Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

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

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier

Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto
Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer
Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer

Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter

Zhu DeZhu De
Politician
Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer
Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Prime Minister

João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Russian
Prince
Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher
Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher

Gottfried von CrammGottfried von Cramm
German
Tennis player

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist

Paul StrandPaul Strand
American
Photographer, Film director, Cinematographer
Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
CeciliaCecilia
Spanish
singer

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
art forger, painter

Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
Danish
 
Lars OnsagerLars Onsager
Norwegian
Physicist, Engineer, Professor, Chemist,

Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
Austrian
 
Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau
French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Gustav HeinemannGustav Heinemann
German
Politician, Lawyer

Walter WarlimontWalter Warlimont
German
Military personnel

Mitsuyasu MaenoMitsuyasu Maeno
Japanese
actor, film actor
Andrei GrechkoAndrei Grechko
Russian
General

Minor WhiteMinor White
American
Photographer, University teacher
MukeshMukesh
Indian
singer

Evert TaubeEvert Taube
Swedish
Singer, Composer, Musician, Writer, Poet,
Karl Schmidt-RottluffKarl Schmidt-Rottluff
German
Sculptor, Painter, University teacher, Graphic

Marcel BroodthaersMarcel Broodthaers
Belgian
Poet, Sculptor, Painter
Arnold GehlenArnold Gehlen
German
Anthropologist, Philosopher, Sociologist,