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
Howard HughesHoward Hughes
American
Entrepreneur, Investor

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
British
Writer

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
British, American
Businessman

Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
American
Vocalist

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
German
Physicist
Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian, American
Criminal

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist
Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Gangster

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

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor
L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist

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

Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
British
Composer, conductor and pianist
Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor

Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

Carol ReedCarol Reed
British
Film Director
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

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

Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
American
Singer

Lee J. CobbLee J. Cobb
American
Actor

Fritz LangFritz Lang
American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker
MukeshMukesh
Indian
singer

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

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

Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer

Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician
Johnny MercerJohnny Mercer
American
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer

Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago
Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier
Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter

Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter
Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor

Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists
Spider SabichSpider Sabich
American
Alpine skier

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Yugoslav
Prince

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer
Tove DitlevsenTove Ditlevsen
Danish
Poet

Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress
Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer

Zhu DeZhu De
Politician

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer
Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
American
Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer

Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Politician
Károly TakácsKároly Takács
Hungarian
Olympic shooter

João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician
Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician

Dame Edith EvansDame Edith Evans
British
British actress
Sir Mortimer WheelerSir Mortimer Wheeler
British, Scottish
Archaeologist
E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist
Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

Joseph BarbozaJoseph Barboza
American
Mobster

Ernie NeversErnie Nevers
American
American Football Player

Sybil ThorndikeSybil Thorndike
British
Actress
Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of FleetRoy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
Canadian
Media Proprietor

Donald ByrneDonald Byrne
American
Chess player
Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
Danish
 

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher
Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Silvana ArmenulicSilvana Armenulic
Yugoslav
Singer-songwriter