Famous People Who Died In 1978

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1978. This list includes people like Jim Jones, John Cazale, Keith Moon, Bob Crane, Harvey Milk and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, prime ministers, artists and journalists who died in 1978. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.

Jim JonesJim Jones
American
Cult Leader
Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope

John CazaleJohn Cazale
American
Actor

Keith MoonKeith Moon
British
Drummer

Bob CraneBob Crane
American
Actor

Hubert HumphreyHubert Humphrey
American
38th Vice President of the U.S
Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
American
 

Will GeerWill Geer
American
Actor

Golda MeirGolda Meir
Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel
Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
American
Painter & Illustrator

Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
Italian
Pope of Roman Catholic Church
Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
American
Cultural Anthropologist

Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Mafia Boss

Gig YoungGig Young
American
Actor

Ed WoodEd Wood
American
Actor

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Jomo KenyattaJomo Kenyatta
Kenyan
Former Prime Minister of Kenya

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Ramón MercaderRamón Mercader
Spanish
Leon Trotsky's Killer

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
French
Actor
Jacques BrelJacques Brel
Belgian
Singer and Actor

Robert MenziesRobert Menzies
Australian
12th Prime Minister of Australia
Chill WillsChill Wills
American
Actor

Anastas MikoyanAnastas Mikoyan
Armenian
Revolutionary

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
Italian
Artist
Pat DiCiccoPat DiCicco
American
Producer

Totie FieldsTotie Fields
American
Comedian
Marguerite McNamaraMaggie McNamara
American
Actress

Felicia MontealegreFelicia Montealegre
Costa Rican
Actress

Charles EamesCharles Eames
American
 

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Wyatt CooperWyatt Cooper
American
Author
Roy HarrodRoy Harrod
British
Economist

Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
Swedish
Physicist

Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
American
Biochemist

Karl HerzfeldKarl Herzfeld
Austrian
Physicist
Rocky DennisRocky Dennis
American
American Boy Who Had Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

Carlos ChavezCarlos Chavez
Mexican
Composer, conductor

Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
Canadian, American
Film Executive

Paul ScottPaul Scott
British
Novelist
Charles BestCharles Best
Canadian, American
Co-discoverer of Insulin

Terry KathTerry Kath
American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
German
entrepreneur, politician

Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist
Sandy DennySandy Denny
British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter

Louis PrimaLouis Prima
American
Actor, Songwriter, Trumpet Player, Singer
Joe DavisJoe Davis
British
Snooker player

Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
Canadian, American
Film executive

Ronnie PetersonRonnie Peterson
Swedish
Racecar driver
Edgar BergenEdgar Bergen
American
Actor, Radio personality

Jack Del RioJack Del Rio
Argentinian
Actor
Georgi MarkovGeorgi Markov
Bulgarian
Writer, Journalist

Funmilayo Ransome-KutiFunmilayo Ransome-Kuti
Nigerian
Teacher, Politician, Activist

John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
American
Philanthropist

Max MallowanMax Mallowan
British
Archaeologist

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
American
Boxer
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Maybelle CarterMaybelle Carter
American
Musician

Eddie AikauEddie Aikau
American
Surfers

Aram KhachaturianAram Khachaturian
Armenian, Georgian
Composer
George MosconeGeorge Moscone
American
Attorney

William Grant StillWilliam Grant Still
American
Conductor, Songwriter
Kurt StudentKurt Student
German
Aviator, Officer

Mohammed Daoud KhanMohammed Daoud Khan
Afghan
Politician, Diplomat

Daniel James Jr.Daniel James Jr.
American
General, Pilot
Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
German
General

Claude FrançoisClaude François
Egyptian, French
Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter
Peggy WoodPeggy Wood
American
Actress

Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American
Journalist, Socialite

Herbert KapplerHerbert Kappler
German
officer
Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
South African
Politician
Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
German
Military physician, Physician

W. Eugene SmithW. Eugene Smith
American
Photographer, Photojournalist, War photographer,

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
German
Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University
Mary BlairMary Blair
American
Artist, animator, designer
Bill LearBill Lear
American
Inventor

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
German
Artist

Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright
American
Architect

Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
Indian
Cricketer
Bruce CattonBruce Catton
American
Historian

Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
American
Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
Indian
Politician, Poet

Lucius D. ClayLucius D. Clay
American
Military general

Selwyn LloydSelwyn Lloyd
British
Politician
Fernando PeyroteoFernando Peyroteo
Portuguese
Association football player, Association football

Ralph MetcalfeRalph Metcalfe
American
Athlete
Ford FrickFord Frick
American
Sportswriter

Hugh MacDiarmidHugh MacDiarmid
Scottish
Poet
Janet FlannerJanet Flanner
American
Writer
Ricardo ZamoraRicardo Zamora
Spanish
Association football player, Journalist,