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
Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
American
Painter & Illustrator

Keith MoonKeith Moon
British
Drummer

John CazaleJohn Cazale
American
Actor

Bob CraneBob Crane
American
Actor

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
American
 
Golda MeirGolda Meir
Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel

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

Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
Italian
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Pat DiCiccoPat DiCicco
American
Producer
Jomo KenyattaJomo Kenyatta
Kenyan
Former Prime Minister of Kenya

Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope
Will GeerWill Geer
American
Actor

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
American
Cultural Anthropologist

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Gig YoungGig Young
American
Actor

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

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
Italian
Artist

Robert MenziesRobert Menzies
Australian
12th Prime Minister of Australia
Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Chill WillsChill Wills
American
Actor
Totie FieldsTotie Fields
American
Comedian

Charles EamesCharles Eames
American
 

Felicia MontealegreFelicia Montealegre
Costa Rican
Actress

Marguerite McNamaraMaggie McNamara
American
Actress
Roy HarrodRoy Harrod
British
Economist

Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
Swedish
Physicist

Charles BestCharles Best
Canadian, American
Co-discoverer of Insulin

Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
American
Biochemist

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Karl HerzfeldKarl Herzfeld
Austrian
Physicist

Carlos ChavezCarlos Chavez
Mexican
Composer, conductor

Paul ScottPaul Scott
British
Novelist

Wyatt CooperWyatt Cooper
American
Author
Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
Canadian, American
Film Executive

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute
Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
German
entrepreneur, politician

Terry KathTerry Kath
American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Louis PrimaLouis Prima
American
Actor, Songwriter, Trumpet Player, Singer
Sandy DennySandy Denny
British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter

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

Ramón MercaderRamón Mercader
Spanish
Spanish communist

Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Boss

Aram KhachaturianAram Khachaturian
Armenian, Georgian
Composer

Jack Del RioJack Del Rio
Argentinian
Actor
Gene TunneyGene Tunney
American
Boxer

George MosconeGeorge Moscone
American
Attorney

Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Mohammed Daoud KhanMohammed Daoud Khan
Afghan
Politician, Diplomat
Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
Indian
Cricketer

Georgi MarkovGeorgi Markov
Bulgarian
Writer, Journalist
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American
Journalist, Socialite

Claude FrançoisClaude François
Egyptian, French
Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter
Anastas MikoyanAnastas Mikoyan
Armenian
politician, diplomat

Kurt StudentKurt Student
German
Aviator, Officer
Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
German
Military physician, Physician

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

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
German
Politician, Officer
Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer

Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer
William Grant StillWilliam Grant Still
American
Conductor, Songwriter

Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
German, American
Artist, Circus performer

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

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
German
Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University
Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright
American
Architect
Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
South African
Politician

Herbert KapplerHerbert Kappler
German
officer

Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
American
Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist

Bill LearBill Lear
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Daniel James Jr.Daniel James Jr.
American
General, Pilot

Mary BlairMary Blair
American
Artist, animator, designer

Carlo ScarpaCarlo Scarpa
Italian
Architect, Designer, University teacher

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
Indian
Politician, Poet

Fernando PeyroteoFernando Peyroteo
Portuguese
Association football player, Association football
Don EllisDon Ellis
American
Composer, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz musician,

George MaciunasGeorge Maciunas
Lithuanian, American
Artist, Architect, Painter
Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
American
Architect

Étienne GilsonÉtienne Gilson
French
Philosopher, Historian, Politician, Professor,

Umberto NobileUmberto Nobile
Italian
Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military
Ricardo ZamoraRicardo Zamora
Spanish
Association football player, Journalist,

Warren WeaverWarren Weaver
American
mathematician, university teacher, computer
Harry MartinsonHarry Martinson
Swedish
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Jean AméryJean Améry
Austrian
Writer, Philosopher

James Bryant ConantJames Bryant Conant
American
Chemist, Diplomat, Teacher, University teacher

Ibn-e-InshaIbn-e-Insha
Pakistani
poet
Tetsu KatayamaTetsu Katayama
Japanese
Prime Minister,politician

Oskar HomolkaOskar Homolka
Austrian, American
Actor
Giovanni GronchiGiovanni Gronchi
Italian
Italian Politician

P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair
Indian
 
Houari BoumedieneHouari Boumediene
Algerian
politician

Janet ParkerJanet Parker
British
 
Hal BorlandHal Borland
American
Author, Writer