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.

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
(Entrepreneur, Aerospace Engineer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Aviator, Philanthropist)

24 December 1905

American

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie

15 September 1890

British

Mao ZedongMao Zedong
(Communist Leader of China)

26 December 1893

Chinese

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty
(Businessman)

15 December 1892

British,American

Werner HeisenbergWerner Heisenberg
(Physicist)

05 December 1901

German

Paul RobesonPaul Robeson
(Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist)

09 April 1898

American

Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger
(German Philosopher)

26 September 1889

German

Man RayMan Ray
(Modernist Artist)

27 August 1890

American

Sal MineoSal Mineo
(Actor)

10 January 1939

American

Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
(Screenwriter, Novelist)

09 December 1905

American

Anissa JonesAnissa Jones
(Actress)

11 March 1958

American

Florence BallardFlorence Ballard
(Vocalist)

30 June 1943

American

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Benjamin BrittenBenjamin Britten
(Composer, conductor and pianist)

22 November 1913

British

Rosalind RussellRosalind Russell
(Actress)

04 June 1907

American

Max ErnstMax Ernst
(Painter, Sculptor)

02 April 1891

German

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
(National Poet of Bangladesh)

24 May 1899

Bangladeshi,Indian

Benjamin GrahamBenjamin Graham
(Economist, Investor)

09 May 1894

American

Stanley BakerStanley Baker
(Actor)

28 February 1928

Welsh

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Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
(Architect)

03 February 1898

Finnish

Carol ReedCarol Reed
(Film Director)

30 December 1906

British

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
(Experimenter)

29 September 1898

Russian

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

17 November 1887

British

Lin YutangLin Yutang
(Writer)

10 October 1895

Chinese

Jacques MonodJacques Monod
(Biologist)

09 February 1910

French

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James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
(Cinematographer)

28 August 1899

Chinese

René CassinRené Cassin
(French Jurist)

05 October 1887

French

Henrik DamHenrik Dam
(Biochemist)

21 February 1895

Danish

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
(French Novelist)

03 November 1901

French

Carlo GambinoCarlo Gambino
(Criminal)

24 August 1902

Italian

Anneliese MichelAnneliese Michel
(Student)

21 September 1952

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Mickey CohenMickey Cohen
(Organized Crime, Murderer, Boxer)

04 September 1913

American

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
(Paratrooper, Officer)

13 March 1946

Israeli,American

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
(Politician, Diplomat)

05 March 1898

Chinese

Alexander CalderAlexander Calder
(Sculptor, Painter)

22 July 1898

American

Fritz LangFritz Lang
(American-Austrian-German filmmaker)

05 December 1890

American

Kathryn KuhlmanKathryn Kuhlman
(Preacher)

09 May 1907

American

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Johnny MercerJohnny Mercer
(Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Film score composer)

18 November 1909

American

Joachim PeiperJoachim Peiper
(Military personnel)

30 January 1915

German

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
(Soldier)

09 March 1941

American

L. S. LowryL. S. Lowry
(Painter)

01 November 1887

British

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
(Journalist, Writer, Sociologist)

07 October 1934

German

Paul KossoffPaul Kossoff
(Guitarist, Songwriter, Record producer, Musician)

14 September 1950

British

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Tommy BolinTommy Bolin
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist)

01 August 1951

American

Freddie KingFreddie King
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter)

03 September 1934

American

Alfred LennonAlfred Lennon
(Singer-songwriter)

14 December 1912

British

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
(Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer)

02 November 1906

Italian

Hugh D. AuchinclossHugh D. Auchincloss
(Officer, Stockbroker, Lawyer)

15 August 1897

American

Keith RelfKeith Relf
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

22 March 1943

British

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Josef AlbersJosef Albers
(Painter, Artist, University teacher)

19 March 1888

German,American

Busby BerkeleyBusby Berkeley
(Theater Actor, Director, Choreographer)

1895 AD

American

Samuel Eliot MorisonSamuel Eliot Morison
(Officer, Military historian, Historian, University teacher, Professor, Author, Writer)

09 July 1887

American

João GoulartJoão Goulart
(Lawyer, Politician)

01 March 1918

Brazilian

Jean GabinJean Gabin
(Film actor, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter)

17 May 1904

French

Abdul Razak HusseinAbdul Razak Hussein
(Prime Minister)

11 March 1922

Malaysian

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Zhu DeZhu De
(Politician)

01 December 1886

Vince GuaraldiVince Guaraldi
(Pianist, Musician, Composer)

1928 AD

American

Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Composer, Writer)

04 November 1925

Indian

E. H. ShepardE. H. Shepard
(Artist, Illustrator, Painter)

10 December 1879

British

Jimmy ReedJimmy Reed
(Guitarist, Singer)

06 September 1925

American

Adolph ZukorAdolph Zukor
(Film producer)

07 January 1873

American

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Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
(author, poet, lyricist, songwriter)

14 February 1914

Indian

Prince Paul of YugoslaviaPrince Paul of Yugoslavia
(Prince)

27 April 1893

Russian

Wilder PenfieldWilder Penfield
(Surgeon, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, University teacher, Neurologist)

26 January 1891

Canadian

Michael PolanyiMichael Polanyi
(Philosopher, Economist, Chemist)

11 March 1891

Hungarian

Juscelino KubitschekJuscelino Kubitschek
(Physician, Politician)

12 September 1902

Brazilian

Hector PietersonHector Pieterson
(iconic image of the 1976 Soweto)

1963 AD

South African

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Gilbert RyleGilbert Ryle
(Philosopher)

19 August 1900

British

Oscar BonavenaOscar Bonavena
(Boxer)

25 September 1942

Argentinian

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(Theologian, University teacher)

20 August 1884

German

Elmyr de HoryElmyr de Hory
(art forger, painter)

14 April 1905

Hungarian

Paul StrandPaul Strand
(Photographer, Film director, Cinematographer)

16 October 1890

American

Abby Rockefeller MauzéAbby Rockefeller Mauzé
(Philanthropist)

09 November 1903

American

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Orlando LetelierOrlando Letelier
(Politician, Diplomat)

13 April 1932

Chilean

Harry NyquistHarry Nyquist
(Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, Statistician, Mathematician)

07 February 1889

Swedish,American

Paul GallicoPaul Gallico
(Journalist, Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer, Children's writer)

26 July 1897

American