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
Keith MoonKeith Moon
British
Drummer

Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
American
Painter & Illustrator

John CazaleJohn Cazale
American
Actor

Bob CraneBob Crane
American
Actor

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

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

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

Pat DiCiccoPat DiCicco
American
Producer
Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Will GeerWill Geer
American
Actor

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
American
Cultural Anthropologist

Jomo KenyattaJomo Kenyatta
Kenyan
Former Prime Minister of Kenya
Gig YoungGig Young
American
Actor

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

Robert MenziesRobert Menzies
Australian
12th Prime Minister of Australia

Giorgio de ChiricoGiorgio de Chirico
Italian
Artist
Chill WillsChill Wills
American
Actor

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer
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

Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
American
Biochemist

Rocky DennisRocky Dennis
American
American Boy Who Had Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

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Karl HerzfeldKarl Herzfeld
Austrian
Physicist

Charles BestCharles Best
Canadian, American
Co-discoverer of Insulin

Carlos ChavezCarlos Chavez
Mexican
Composer, conductor

Paul ScottPaul Scott
British
Novelist
Wyatt CooperWyatt Cooper
American
Author

Ed WoodEd Wood
American
Actor
Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
Canadian, American
Film Executive

Maybelle CarterMaybelle Carter
American
Musician

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute
Terry KathTerry Kath
American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
German
entrepreneur, politician
Louis PrimaLouis Prima
American
Actor, Songwriter, Trumpet Player, Singer

Eddie AikauEddie Aikau
American
Surfers

Sandy DennySandy Denny
British
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter

Ronnie PetersonRonnie Peterson
Swedish
Racecar driver

Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
Canadian, American
Film executive
Edgar BergenEdgar Bergen
American
Actor, Radio personality

Ramón MercaderRamón Mercader
Spanish
Spanish communist

Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Boss

Aram KhachaturianAram Khachaturian
Armenian, Georgian
Composer
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Jack Del RioJack Del Rio
Argentinian
Actor
John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
American
American philanthropist

George MosconeGeorge Moscone
American
Attorney

Mohammed Daoud KhanMohammed Daoud Khan
Afghan
Politician, Diplomat
Georgi MarkovGeorgi Markov
Bulgarian
Writer, Journalist

Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
Indian
Cricketer
Selwyn LloydSelwyn Lloyd
British
Politician

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
American
Boxer

Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American
Journalist, Socialite
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

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

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
German
Artist

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

Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
German, American
Artist, Circus performer

Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
American
Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
German
Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University

Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright
American
Architect
Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter

Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
South African
Politician
Herbert KapplerHerbert Kappler
German
officer

Bill LearBill Lear
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Lucius D. ClayLucius D. Clay
American
Military general
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

Joe DavisJoe Davis
British
Snooker player

Fernando PeyroteoFernando Peyroteo
Portuguese
Association football player, Association football
Hugh MacDiarmidHugh MacDiarmid
Scottish
Poet

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,