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
24 December 1905, American
Entrepreneur, Aerospace Engineer, Filmmaker,
Mao ZedongMao Zedong
26 December 1893, Chinese
Communist Leader of China

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
 

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
15 December 1892, British, American
Businessman

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
05 December 1901, German
Physicist

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
09 April 1898, American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Sal MineoSal Mineo
10 January 1939, American
Actor

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
26 September 1889, German
German Philosopher

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
09 December 1905, American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Man RayMan Ray
27 August 1890, American
Modernist Artist
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
30 June 1943, American
Vocalist
Max ErnstMax Ernst
02 April 1891, German
Painter, Sculptor

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
22 November 1913, British
Composer, conductor and pianist

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
11 March 1958, American
Actress
Stanley BakerStanley Baker
28 February 1928, Welsh
Actor

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
04 June 1907, American
Actress
Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
09 May 1894, American
Economist, Investor

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
03 February 1898, Finnish
Architect

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
29 September 1898, Russian
Experimenter
Carol ReedCarol Reed
30 December 1906, British
Film Director

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
17 November 1887, British
Allied Commander in World War II
Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
26 February 1933, American
Actor

Lin YutangLin Yutang
10 October 1895, Chinese
Writer

James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
28 August 1899, Chinese
Cinematographer

Jacques MonodJacques Monod
09 February 1910, French
Biologist
René CassinRené Cassin
05 October 1887, French
French Jurist
Henrik DamHenrik Dam
21 February 1895, Danish
Biochemist

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
03 November 1901, French
French Novelist

Anneliese MichelAnneliese Michel
21 September 1952
Student

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
24 August 1902, Italian
Criminal
Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
04 September 1913, American
Organized Crime, Murderer, Boxer

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
05 March 1898, Chinese
Politician, Diplomat

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
13 March 1946, Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
08 December 1911, American
Actor

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Fritz LangFritz Lang
05 December 1890, American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker
Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
09 May 1907, American
Preacher

Johnny MercerJohnny Mercer
18 November 1909, American
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer
Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
22 July 1898, American
Sculptor, Painter

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
30 January 1915, German
Military personnel

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
09 March 1941, American
Soldier
Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
01 August 1951, American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
01 November 1887, British
Painter
Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
02 November 1906, Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
14 September 1950, British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
07 October 1934, German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Freddie KingFreddie King
03 September 1934, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
19 March 1888, German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
Keith RelfKeith Relf
22 March 1943, British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
1963 AD, South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
1928 AD, American
Pianist, Musician, Composer

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
09 July 1887, American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University
Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
1895 AD, American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer

Jean GabinJean Gabin
17 May 1904, French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter
Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
14 December 1912, British
Singer-songwriter

Zhu DeZhu De
01 December 1886
Politician

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
25 September 1942, Argentinian
Boxer
Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
06 September 1925, American
Guitarist, Singer

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
07 January 1873, American
Film producer
Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
15 August 1897, American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer

Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
04 November 1925, Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
11 March 1922, Malaysian
Prime Minister
João GoulartJoão Goulart
01 March 1918, Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
27 April 1893, Russian
Prince
Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
19 August 1900, British
Philosopher

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
10 December 1879, British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
12 September 1902, Brazilian
Physician, Politician

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
11 March 1891, Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
26 January 1891, Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University
Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
14 February 1914, Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
20 August 1884, German
Theologian, University teacher

Gottfried von CrammGottfried von Cramm
07 July 1909, German
Tennis player

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
13 April 1932, Chilean
Politician, Diplomat
Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
09 November 1903, American
Philanthropist

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
07 February 1889, Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,

Paul StrandPaul Strand
16 October 1890, American
Photographer, Film director, Cinematographer

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
26 July 1897, American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,

CeciliaCecilia
11 October 1948, Spanish
singer
Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
14 April 1905, Hungarian
art forger, painter

Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
27 July 1900, Danish
 
Lars OnsagerLars Onsager
27 November 1903, Norwegian
Physicist, Engineer, Professor, Chemist,

Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau
21 February 1903, French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
23 September 1907, Austrian
 
Gustav HeinemannGustav Heinemann
23 July 1899, German
Politician, Lawyer

MukeshMukesh
22 July 1923, Indian
singer
Walter WarlimontWalter Warlimont
03 October 1894, German
Military personnel

Mitsuyasu MaenoMitsuyasu Maeno
1947 AD, Japanese
actor, film actor

Andrei GrechkoAndrei Grechko
17 October 1903, Russian
General

Minor WhiteMinor White
09 July 1908, American
Photographer, University teacher
Evert TaubeEvert Taube
12 March 1890, Swedish
Singer, Composer, Musician, Writer, Poet,

Karl Schmidt-RottluffKarl Schmidt-Rottluff
01 December 1884, German
Sculptor, Painter, University teacher, Graphic
Marcel BroodthaersMarcel Broodthaers
28 January 1924, Belgian
Poet, Sculptor, Painter

Arnold GehlenArnold Gehlen
29 January 1904, German
Anthropologist, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Donald ByrneDonald Byrne
12 June 1930, American
Chess player

George WhippleGeorge Whipple
28 August 1878, American
Physician
Eyvind JohnsonEyvind Johnson
29 July 1900, Swedish
Novelist