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.

Mao ZedongMao Zedong
Chinese
Communist Leader of China
Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
British
Writer

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
American
Entrepreneur, Investor

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
British, American
Businessman

Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Gangster

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

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor
Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

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

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor
Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Carol ReedCarol Reed
British
Film Director

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect
Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
French
French Novelist

Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
American
Actor

James Wong HoweJames Wong Howe
Chinese
Cinematographer
Lin YutangLin Yutang
Chinese
Writer

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Jacques MonodJacques Monod
French
Biologist
René CassinRené Cassin
French
French Jurist

Henrik DamHenrik Dam
Danish
Biochemist

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
British
Allied Commander in World War II

Sid JamesSid James
British, South African
Actor
Anneliese MichelAnneliese Michel
Student
Jack CassidyJack Cassidy
American
Actor

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer

Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor

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

Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
American
Singer

Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer
Spider SabichSpider Sabich
American
Alpine skier

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist
MukeshMukesh
Indian
singer

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

Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Politician
Ernie NeversErnie Nevers
American
American Football Player

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist
Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician

Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,
Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav
Prince

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

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
Dame Edith EvansDame Edith Evans
British
British actress

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer
Zhu DeZhu De
Politician

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer
Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer

Károly TakácsKároly Takács
Hungarian
Olympic shooter

Donald ByrneDonald Byrne
American
Chess player

Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher
Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist
João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician

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

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Sybil ThorndikeSybil Thorndike
British
Actress

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

Sir Mortimer WheelerSir Mortimer Wheeler
British, Scottish
Archaeologist

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,
Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of FleetRoy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
Canadian
Media Proprietor

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher
Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat

Gottfried von CrammGottfried von Cramm
German
Tennis player
Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
Danish
 
Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
Painter