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

John CazaleJohn Cazale
American
Actor

Keith MoonKeith Moon
British
Drummer

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
American
 

Bob CraneBob Crane
American
Actor
Norman RockwellNorman Rockwell
American
Painter & Illustrator

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

Golda MeirGolda Meir
Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel
Pope Paul VIPope Paul VI
Italian
Pope

Will GeerWill Geer
American
Actor
Jomo KenyattaJomo Kenyatta
Kenyan
Former Prime Minister of Kenya

Kurt GödelKurt Gödel
American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
American
Cultural Anthropologist

Gig YoungGig Young
American
Actor

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

Ramón MercaderRamón Mercader
Spanish
Leon Trotsky's Killer

Robert MenziesRobert Menzies
Australian
12th Prime Minister of Australia

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

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer
Totie FieldsTotie Fields
American
Comedian

Pat DiCiccoPat DiCicco
American
Producer

Felicia MontealegreFelicia Montealegre
Costa Rican
Actress
Marguerite McNamaraMaggie McNamara
American
Actress

Charles EamesCharles Eames
American
 

Roy HarrodRoy Harrod
British
Economist

Vincent du VigneaudVincent du Vigneaud
American
Biochemist
Manne SiegbahnManne Siegbahn
Swedish
Physicist

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Rocky DennisRocky Dennis
American
American Boy Who Had Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

Karl HerzfeldKarl Herzfeld
Austrian
Physicist

Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
Canadian, American
Film Executive

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

Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Boss
Jack Del RioJack Del Rio
Argentinian
Actor

Nancy SpungenNancy Spungen
American
Drug trafficker, Prostitute

Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
German
entrepreneur, politician

Terry KathTerry Kath
American
Musician, Singer, Guitarist

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

Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
Canadian, American
Film executive
Maybelle CarterMaybelle Carter
American
Musician

Edgar BergenEdgar Bergen
American
Actor, Radio personality

Aram KhachaturianAram Khachaturian
Armenian, Georgian
Composer
John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
American
American philanthropist

Eddie AikauEddie Aikau
American
Surfers
Gene TunneyGene Tunney
American
Boxer

George MosconeGeorge Moscone
American
Attorney

Mohammed Daoud KhanMohammed Daoud Khan
Afghan
Politician, Diplomat

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

Georgi MarkovGeorgi Markov
Bulgarian
Writer, Journalist
Anastas MikoyanAnastas Mikoyan
Armenian
politician, diplomat

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

Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

Claude FrançoisClaude François
Egyptian, French
Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter
Ronnie PetersonRonnie Peterson
Swedish
Racecar driver

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
German
Politician, Officer
Funmilayo Ransome-KutiFunmilayo Ransome-Kuti
Nigerian
Teacher, Politician, Activist

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
German
Military physician, Physician

Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer
Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer

Hannah HöchHannah Höch
German
Artist
Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
German, American
Artist, Circus performer

William Grant StillWilliam Grant Still
American
Conductor, Songwriter

Kurt StudentKurt Student
German
Aviator, Officer
Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American
Journalist, Socialite

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
Indian
Politician, Poet
Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
Indian
Cricketer

Joe DavisJoe Davis
British
Snooker player

Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
South African
Politician

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt
German
Aeronautical engineer, Engineer, University
Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter
Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
American
Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist

Herbert KapplerHerbert Kappler
German
officer

Selwyn LloydSelwyn Lloyd
British
Politician

Lloyd WrightLloyd Wright
American
Architect
Bill LearBill Lear
American
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Lucius D. ClayLucius D. Clay
American
Military general

Daniel James Jr.Daniel James Jr.
American
General, Pilot

Fernando PeyroteoFernando Peyroteo
Portuguese
Association football player, Association football

Carlo ScarpaCarlo Scarpa
Italian
Architect, Designer, University teacher
Mary BlairMary Blair
American
Artist, animator, designer

Ford FrickFord Frick
American
Sportswriter
Hugh MacDiarmidHugh MacDiarmid
Scottish
Poet

George MaciunasGeorge Maciunas
Lithuanian, American
Artist, Architect, Painter
Edward Durell StoneEdward Durell Stone
American
Architect
Lennie TristanoLennie Tristano
American
Jazz Pianist