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.

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist
Mao ZedongMao Zedong
Chinese
Communist Leader of China

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
American
Entrepreneur, Investor

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
British
Writer

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
British, American
Businessman

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian, American
Criminal
Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
German
Physicist

Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher
Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Gangster

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

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress
Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
American
Vocalist

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
British
Composer, conductor and pianist
Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor
Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
American
Actor
Carol ReedCarol Reed
British
Film Director

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

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

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
French
French Novelist

Anneliese MichelAnneliese Michel
Student
Jack CassidyJack Cassidy
American
Actor
Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
American
Actor

Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
American
Singer

Fritz LangFritz Lang
American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker

Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago
Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

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

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer
Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer
Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

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

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter
Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter
Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Károly TakácsKároly Takács
Hungarian
Olympic shooter

Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter
Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Politician

Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress
Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University

Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor

Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer
Zhu DeZhu De
Politician

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer

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

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher
Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav
Prince

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter
João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist

Sybil ThorndikeSybil Thorndike
British
Actress

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician
Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University
Tom YawkeyTom Yawkey
American
Industrialist

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist

Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher

Mitsuyasu MaenoMitsuyasu Maeno
Japanese
actor, film actor
Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
Painter

James FarleyJames Farley
American
Politician

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,
Lily PonsLily Pons
French
American-French operatic soprano

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

Gottfried von CrammGottfried von Cramm
German
Tennis player
Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
Austrian
 
CeciliaCecilia
Spanish
singer