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

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
German
German Philosopher
Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
Italian, American
Criminal

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

Man RayMan Ray
American
Modernist Artist
Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
American
Screenwriter, Novelist

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
German
Military Personnel

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

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh
Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
American
Actress

Max ErnstMax Ernst
German
Painter, Sculptor

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
American
Economist, Investor
Stanley BakerStanley Baker
Welsh
Actor

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
American
Actress
Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
American
Evangelist

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

Jacques MonodJacques Monod
French
Biologist

Lin YutangLin Yutang
Chinese
Writer

Godfrey CambridgeGodfrey Cambridge
American
Actor
René CassinRené Cassin
French
French Jurist

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Henrik DamHenrik Dam
Danish
Biochemist

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
French
French Novelist

Anneliese MichelAnneliese Michel
Student

Jack CassidyJack Cassidy
American
Actor
L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
British
Painter

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

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
American
Sculptor, Painter
Martha MitchellMartha Mitchell
American
Political Activists

Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
American
Actor
Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
Israeli, American
Paratrooper, Officer

Phil OchsPhil Ochs
American
Singer

Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist

Freddie KingFreddie King
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter

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

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
British
Singer-songwriter

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

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,
Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
German
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist

Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
British
Philosopher
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
Jean GabinJean Gabin
French
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter

Alastair SimAlastair Sim
British, Scottish
Actor
Margaret LeightonMargaret Leighton
British
Actress

Keith RelfKeith Relf
British
Singer, Singer-songwriter

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

Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
American
Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
American
Film producer

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
South African
iconic image of the 1976 Soweto

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
American
Guitarist, Singer
Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
Hungarian
Philosopher, Economist, Chemist
Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
Malaysian
Prime Minister

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

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
Canadian
Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
Brazilian
Physician, Politician
João GoulartJoão Goulart
Brazilian
Lawyer, Politician

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
Russian
Prince

Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
Chilean
Politician, Diplomat

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
Argentinian
Boxer

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Theologian, University teacher
E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
British
Artist, Illustrator, Painter

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Gottfried von CrammGottfried von Cramm
German
Tennis player

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
American
Philanthropist

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
Swedish, American
Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer,
Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
American
Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer,

Minor WhiteMinor White
American
Photographer, University teacher
Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau
French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Lars OnsagerLars Onsager
Norwegian
Physicist, Engineer, Professor, Chemist,

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
Hungarian
art forger, painter

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

Paul StrandPaul Strand
American
Photographer, Film director, Cinematographer
Duarte Nuno, Duke of BraganzaDuarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza
Austrian
 

Gustav HeinemannGustav Heinemann
German
Politician, Lawyer
Walter WarlimontWalter Warlimont
German
Military personnel

Mitsuyasu MaenoMitsuyasu Maeno
Japanese
actor, film actor
Andrei GrechkoAndrei Grechko
Russian
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