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

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
British, American
Businessman

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
German
Physicist

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian, American
Criminal
Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher

Sal MineoSal Mineo
American
Actor

Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
American
Gangster
Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
American
Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
Chinese
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of
Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Artist
Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
British
Composer, conductor and pianist

Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
American
Vocalist
Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

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

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor
Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

Carol ReedCarol Reed
British
Film Director
Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of AlameinBernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
British
Allied Commander in World War II

James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
Chinese
Cinematographer

Lin YutangLin Yutang
Chinese
Writer

Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
American
Actor
Jacques MonodJacques Monod
French
Biologist

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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
Fritz LangFritz Lang
American
American-Austrian-German filmmaker

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

Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists
Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter
Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
American
Soldier
Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
British
Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician

Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

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

Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Richard J. DaleyRichard J. Daley
American
Former Mayor of Chicago

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist
Károly TakácsKároly Takács
Hungarian
Olympic shooter

Josef AlbersJosef Albers
German, American
Painter, Artist, University teacher

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
American
Officer, Military historian, Historian, University
Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter
Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress

Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
American
Pianist, Musician, Composer
Zhu DeZhu De
Politician

Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer
Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer

Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician
Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Prime Minister

João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Russian
Prince

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University
Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

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

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher

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

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat
Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Lars OnsagerLars Onsager
Norwegian
Physicist, Engineer, Professor, Chemist,

Sybil ThorndikeSybil Thorndike
British
Actress

Minor WhiteMinor White
American
Photographer, University teacher
Imogen CunninghamImogen Cunningham
American
Photographer

Gottfried von CrammGottfried von Cramm
German
Tennis player
Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist

Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of FleetRoy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
Canadian
Media Proprietor

Paul StrandPaul Strand
American
Photographer, Film director, Cinematographer

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
James FarleyJames Farley
American
Politician

Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau
French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,
Lily PonsLily Pons
French
American-French operatic soprano

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,
Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
art forger, painter

CeciliaCecilia
Spanish
singer
Knud, Hereditary Prince of DenmarkKnud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark
Danish