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

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

John CazaleJohn Cazale
American
Actor

Harvey MilkHarvey Milk
American
 

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

Golda MeirGolda Meir
Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel

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

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

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

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead
American
Cultural Anthropologist

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

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

Ramón MercaderRamón Mercader
Spanish
Leon Trotsky's Killer

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

Felicia MontealegreFelicia Montealegre
Costa Rican
Actress

Charles EamesCharles Eames
American
 
Marguerite McNamaraMaggie McNamara
American
Actress

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

Carlos ChavezCarlos Chavez
Mexican
Composer, conductor

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

Wyatt CooperWyatt Cooper
American
Author
Ed WoodEd Wood
American
Actor

Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
Canadian, American
Film Executive

Joseph ColomboJoseph Colombo
American
Boss
Maybelle CarterMaybelle Carter
American
Musician

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

Eddie AikauEddie Aikau
American
Surfers
Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
Canadian, American
Film executive

Edgar BergenEdgar Bergen
American
Actor, Radio personality

Aram KhachaturianAram Khachaturian
Armenian, Georgian
Composer

Mohammed Daoud KhanMohammed Daoud Khan
Afghan
Politician, Diplomat
Jack Del RioJack Del Rio
Argentinian
Actor

John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
American
American philanthropist
Aldo MoroAldo Moro
Italian
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher

George MosconeGeorge Moscone
American
Attorney

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

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
American
Boxer
Vinoo MankadVinoo Mankad
Indian
Cricketer

Ronnie PetersonRonnie Peterson
Swedish
Racecar driver

Claude FrançoisClaude François
Egyptian, French
Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter
Selwyn LloydSelwyn Lloyd
British
Politician

Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist
Hannah HöchHannah Höch
German
Artist

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
German
Politician, Officer

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

Herta OberheuserHerta Oberheuser
German
Military physician, Physician
Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer
Santiago Bernabéu YesteSantiago Bernabéu Yeste
Spanish
Footballer

William Grant StillWilliam Grant Still
American
Conductor, Songwriter

Kurt StudentKurt Student
German
Aviator, Officer

Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American
Journalist, Socialite
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

Duncan GrantDuncan Grant
British, Scottish
Painter
Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
South African
Politician

Harold LasswellHarold Lasswell
American
Political scientist, Scientist, Sociologist
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

Fernando PeyroteoFernando Peyroteo
Portuguese
Association football player, Association football
Carlo ScarpaCarlo Scarpa
Italian
Architect, Designer, University teacher

Mary BlairMary Blair
American
Artist, animator, designer

George MaciunasGeorge Maciunas
Lithuanian, American
Artist, Architect, Painter

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
Indian
Politician, Poet
Joe DavisJoe Davis
British
Snooker player

Hugh MacDiarmidHugh MacDiarmid
Scottish
Poet
Don EllisDon Ellis
American
Composer, Bandleader, Conductor, Jazz musician,

Lennie TristanoLennie Tristano
American
Jazz Pianist
Ford FrickFord Frick
American
Sportswriter

Étienne GilsonÉtienne Gilson
French
Philosopher, Historian, Politician, Professor,
Emilio Portes GilEmilio Portes Gil
Mexican
President of Mexico