Famous People Who Died In 1980

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1980. This list includes people like John Lennon, Colonel Sanders, Alfred Hitchcock, Peter Sellers, John Bonham and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, soldiers and artists who died in 1980. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.

John LennonJohn Lennon
British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'
Steve McQueenSteven McQueen
American
Actor

Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
British, American
Film Director

Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
American
Founder of KFC

Bon ScottBon Scott
Australian, British, Scottish
 

Oswald MosleyOswald Mosley
French
British Politician
Peter SellersPeter Sellers
British
Film actor

John BonhamJohn Bonham
British
Drummer of Rock Band Led Zeppelin

Shah of IranMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Iranian
Last Shah of Iran
Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
French
Philosopher

Josip Broz TitoJosip Broz Tito
Yugoslav
 
Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz
German
Naval Officer

Jesse OwensJesse Owens
American
 

Dorothy StrattenDorothy Stratten
Canadian
Model, Actress

Jimmy DuranteJimmy Durante
American
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Pianist

Mae WestMae West
American
Actress

David JanssenDavid Janssen
American
Actor

Otto FrankOtto Frank
Swiss, German, Dutch
Father of Anne Frank

Bill EvansBill Evans
American
 
William Orville DouglasWilliam O. Douglas
American
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

Angelo BrunoAngelo Bruno
Italian, American
Gangster

Marshall McLuhanMarshall McLuhan
Canadian
Philosopher

Roland BarthesRoland Barthes
French
French Literary Theorist & Philosopher
Strother MartinStrother Martin
American
Actor

George RaftGeorge Raft
American
Actor

Milburn StoneMilburn Stone
American
Actor
Romain GaryRomain Gary
French
Diplomat

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Jay SilverheelsJay Silverheels
Canadian
Actor
Óscar RomeroÓscar Romero
Salvadoran
Archbishop of San Salvador

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
American
 

Erich FrommErich Fromm
German
Psychologist

Yahya KhanYahya Khan
Pakistani
Former President of Pakistan
Bobby VanBobby Van
American
Actor
Alexei KosyginAlexei Kosygin
Russian, Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Cecil BeatonCecil Beaton
British
Photographer

Hans AspergerHans Asperger
Austrian
Paediatrician

V. V. GiriV. V. Giri
Indian
Fourth President of India
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
American
Bank Robber

Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter
American
Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist

Robert HaydenRobert Hayden
American
Poet, Essayist, Educator

Willard Frank LibbyWillard Libby
American
Physical Chemist

James Wright James Wright
American
Poet
John Hasbrouck Van VleckJohn Hasbrouck Van Vleck
American
Physicist, Mathematician

André-Marie MbidaAndré-Marie Mbida
Cameroonian
Statesman
George Reginald StarrGeorge Reginald Starr
British
Secret agent during World War II

William Howard SteinWilliam Howard Stein
American
Biochemist

Colonel Harland SandersColonel Harland Sanders
Chef
Ian CurtisIan Curtis
British
Singer-songwriter

Douglas KenneyDouglas Kenney
Screenwriter
Hattie JacquesHattie Jacques
British
Actress

Sanjay GandhiSanjay Gandhi
Indian
politician

Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
British
Painter, Artist

Seretse KhamaSeretse Khama
Botswanan
Politician

Uttam KumarUttam Kumar
Indian
Actor
Viktoria Luise of PrussiaViktoria Luise of Prussia
German
Princess

Darby CrashDarby Crash
American
Singer

Yootha JoyceYootha Joyce
British
Actor

Tex AveryTex Avery
American
Animator
Paul SniderPaul Snider
Canadian
Photographer

Joe DassinJoe Dassin
French
Singer-songwriter
Rachel RobertsRachel Roberts
Welsh
Actress

Alexey KosyginAlexey Kosygin
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

ShobaShoba
Indian
Actress
John LaurieJohn Laurie
Scottish
Actor

Harry R. TrumanHarry R. Truman
American
Businessman
Raymond BaileyRaymond Bailey
American
Actor

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Philip GustonPhilip Guston
American
Painter
Dick HaymesDick Haymes
Argentinian
Actor, Musician, Singer

Tamara de LempickaTamara de Lempicka
Polish, American
Painter
Victor Sen YungVictor Sen Yung
American
Actor

Hans MorgenthauHans Morgenthau
German
Judge, Political scientist, Writer, Philosopher,

Anastasio Somoza DebayleAnastasio Somoza Debayle
Nicaraguan
Politician

Hugh GriffithHugh Griffith
Welsh
Actor
Heinz LingeHeinz Linge
German
Painter
Dixie DeanDixie Dean
British
Footballer

David A. JohnstonDavid A. Johnston
American
Volcanologist

Tim HardinTim Hardin
American
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer

Gianni RodariGianni Rodari
Italian
Writer, Educationist, Journalist, Children's
Vladimir VysotskyVladimir Vysotsky
Russian
Singer-songwriter

Mario BavaMario Bava
Italian
Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer,

Wilhelmina CooperWilhelmina Cooper
Dutch, American
Model, Model agent

Gregory BatesonGregory Bateson
British, American
Anthropologist, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Jacqueline CochranJacqueline Cochran
American
Pilot
Bert KaempfertBert Kaempfert
German
Composer, Conductor, Record producer, Film score

Berthold KaempfertBerthold Kaempfert
German
Instrumentalist
Gustav WagnerGustav Wagner
Austrian
Nazi concentration camp commandant

Paul R. WilliamsPaul R. Williams
American
Architect
Paul Williams (Architect)Paul Williams (Architect)
American
 
Milton H. EricksonMilton H. Erickson
American
Psychotherapist, Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist,