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
John CazaleJohn Cazale
American
Actor

Keith MoonKeith Moon
British
Drummer

Bob CraneBob Crane
American
Actor

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
American
 

Hubert HumphreyHubert Humphrey
American
38th Vice President of the U.S
Rocky DennisRocky Dennis
American
American Boy Who Had Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

Golda MeirGolda Meir
Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
American
Painter & Illustrator
Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope

Will GeerWill Geer
American
Actor
Pope John Paul IPope John Paul I
Italian
Pope of Roman Catholic Church

Ed WoodEd Wood
American
Actor

Gig YoungGig Young
American
Actor

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
German
Founder of Adidas

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Mafia Boss

Jomo KenyattaJomo Kenyatta
Kenyan
Former Prime Minister of Kenya

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
American
Cultural Anthropologist

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

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

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Robert MenziesRobert Menzies
Australian
12th Prime Minister of Australia
Ramón MercaderRamón Mercader
Spanish
Leon Trotsky's Killer

Chill WillsChill Wills
American
Actor
Anastas MikoyanAnastas Mikoyan
Armenian
Revolutionary

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
Italian
Artist

Totie FieldsTotie Fields
American
Comedian
Pat DiCiccoPat DiCicco
American
Producer

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Felicia MontealegreFelicia Montealegre
Costa Rican
Actress
Marguerite McNamaraMaggie McNamara
American
Actress

Charles EamesCharles Eames
American
 

Charles BestCharles Best
Canadian, American
Co-discoverer of Insulin
Carlos ChavezCarlos Chavez
Mexican
Composer, conductor
Paul ScottPaul Scott
British
Novelist

Roy HarrodRoy Harrod
British
Economist

Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
Swedish
Physicist

Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
American
Biochemist
Karl HerzfeldKarl Herzfeld
Austrian
Physicist

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, JrHubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr
American
 

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute

Terry KathTerry Kath
American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist
Louis PrimaLouis Prima
American
Actor, Songwriter, Trumpet Player, Singer

Sandy DennySandy Denny
British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter
Peggy WoodPeggy Wood
American
Actress

James DalyJames Daly
American
Actor

Edgar BergenEdgar Bergen
American
Actor, Radio personality
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Max MallowanMax Mallowan
British
Archaeologist
John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
American
Philanthropist

Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

George MosconeGeorge Moscone
American
Attorney

Ronnie PetersonRonnie Peterson
Swedish
Racecar driver

Mohammed Daoud KhanMohammed Daoud Khan
Afghan
Politician, Diplomat
Aram KhachaturianAram Khachaturian
Armenian, Georgian
Composer

William Grant StillWilliam Grant Still
American
Conductor, Songwriter

Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
American
Boxer
Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Arthur BroughArthur Brough
British
Actor
Georgi MarkovGeorgi Markov
Bulgarian
Writer, Journalist

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

Maybelle CarterMaybelle Carter
American
Musician
Claude FrançoisClaude François
Egyptian, French
Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter

Kurt StudentKurt Student
German
Aviator, Officer
Joe DavisJoe Davis
British
Snooker player

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

Eddie AikauEddie Aikau
American
Surfers
Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
German
General

Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American
Journalist, Socialite
Daniel James Jr.Daniel James Jr.
American
General, Pilot

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

Herbert KapplerHerbert Kappler
German
officer

Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
Indian
Cricketer
Diana BudisavljevicDiana Budisavljevic
Austrian
Humanitarian
Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
German
Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
German
Artist

Bill LearBill Lear
American
Inventor

Mary BlairMary Blair
American
Artist, animator, designer
Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
German
Military physician, Physician

F.R. LeavisF.R. Leavis
British
Literature Critic

Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
American
Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist

Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
South African
Politician

Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright
American
Architect
Prince Nicholas of RomaniaPrince Nicholas of Romania
Romanian
Prince

Prince Sigismund of PrussiaPrince Sigismund of Prussia
German
Prince
Houari BoumedieneHouari Boumediene
Algerian
President

Julio JaramilloJulio Jaramillo
Ecuadorian
Singer
Oskar HomolkaOskar Homolka
Austrian, American
Actor
Lucius D. ClayLucius D. Clay
American
Military general