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.

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 Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Communist Leader of China
Birthdate: December 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shaoshan, Xiangtan, China
Died: September 9

 2 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Humble, Texas, US
Died: April 5

 3 Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 12

 4 J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S
Died: June 6

 5 Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg
Died: February 1

 6 Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Supposed demonic possession
Birthdate: September 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leiblfing, Germany
Died: July 1
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 24, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palermo, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy
Died: October 15
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 8 Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson.
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S
Died: January 23

 9 Jack Cassidy

Jack Cassidy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond Hill, New York, USA
Died: December 12
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Allied Commander in World War II
Birthdate: November 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kennington
Died: March 24

 11 Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger.
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Famous As: German Philosopher
Birthdate: September 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Meßkirch, Baden,, German Empire
Died: May 26

 12 Sal Mineo

Sal Mineo.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: February 12
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 Zhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China
Birthdate: March 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huai'an, China
Died: January 8

 14 Anissa Jones

Anissa Jones.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oceanside, California, United States
Died: August 28
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 15 Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: September 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: July 29
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Lee J. Cobb

Lee J. Cobb
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: February 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 17 Sid James

Sid James
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 8, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Died: April 26

 18 Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 10, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whites, Mississippi, United States
Died: January 10

 19 Mukesh

Mukesh
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: singer
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludhiana
Died: August 27

 20 Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut
Died: November 28

 21 Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Novelist
Birthdate: December 9, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montrose, Colorado, United States
Died: September 10
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 22 Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang
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Famous As: American-Austrian-German filmmaker
Birthdate: December 5, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: August 2

 23 Joachim Peiper

Joachim Peiper.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Personnel
Birthdate: January 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, German Empire
Died: July 14

 24 Florence Ballard

Florence Ballard.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: June 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: February 22

 25 Kazi Nazrul Islam

Kazi Nazrul Islam.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: National Poet of Bangladesh
Birthdate: May 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Churulia
Died: August 29

 26 Man Ray

Man Ray.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Modernist Artist
Birthdate: August 27, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: November 18

 27 Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti
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Famous As: Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: November 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan
Died: March 17
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 Kathryn Kuhlman

Kathryn Kuhlman.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johnson County, Missouri, United States
Died: February 20

 29 Trofim Lysenko

Trofim Lysenko.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Experimenter
Birthdate: September 29, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karlivka
Died: November 20

 30 Abdul Razak Hussein

Abdul Razak Hussein
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pekan, Malaysia
Died: January 14

 31 Stanley Baker

Stanley Baker.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ferndale, Glamorgan, Wales
Died: June 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 Tommy Bolin

Tommy Bolin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: August 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sioux City
Died: December 4

 33 Max Ernst

Max Ernst.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Sculptor
Birthdate: April 2, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brühl
Died: April 1

 34 Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham.
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Famous As: Economist, Investor
Birthdate: May 9, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: September 21

 35 Yonatan Netanyahu

Yonatan Netanyahu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Paratrooper, Officer
Birthdate: March 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 4

 36 Johnny Mercer

Johnny Mercer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer
Birthdate: November 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Savannah
Died: June 25

 37 Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, conductor and pianist
Birthdate: November 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lowestoft
Died: December 4

 38 Paul Kossoff

Paul Kossoff
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician
Birthdate: September 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hampstead
Died: March 19

 39 Alfred Lennon

Alfred Lennon
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: April 1

 40 Phil Ochs

Phil Ochs
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
Died: April 9

 41 Freddie King

Freddie King
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gilmer
Died: December 28

 42 Ulrike Meinhof

Ulrike Meinhof
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Writer, Sociologist
Birthdate: October 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oldenburg
Died: May 9

 43 Alastair Sim

Alastair Sim
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died: August 19
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 L. S. Lowry

L. S. Lowry.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stretford, Lancashire, England
Died: February 23

 45 Richard J. Daley

Richard J. Daley
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Mayor of Chicago
Birthdate: May 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: December 20

 46 Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: July 22, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lawnton
Died: November 11

 47 Carol Reed

Carol Reed.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: December 30, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Putney, London, England
Died: April 25

 48 Jean Gabin

Jean Gabin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 15

 49 Jan Nisar Akhtar

Jan Nisar Akhtar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Birthdate: February 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 19

 50 Ernesto Miranda

Ernesto Miranda
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: March 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mesa
Died: January 31