Famous People Who Died In 1983

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1983. This list includes people like Karen Carpenter, David Niven, Meyer Lansky, Tennessee Williams, Carolyn Jones and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and composers who died in 1983. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Karen CarpenterKaren Carpenter
02 March 1950, American
Singer
David NivenDavid Niven
01 March 1910, British
Actor

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911, American
American playwright

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
08 April 1930, American
Actress

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
29 September 1941, American
Heaviest Man

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
04 July 1902, Polish, American
Gangster
Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
04 April 1913, American
Musician

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
24 June 1895, American
American professional boxer

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
29 June 1919, American
Actor & Rodeo Performer

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
27 March 1899, American
 
Joan MiróJoan Miró
20 April 1893, Spanish
Painter

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
10 August 1902, Canadian, American
Actress
Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
07 September 1942, American
Gangster

Bear BryantBear Bryant
11 September 1913, American
Football Player, Coache

Paul FixPaul Fix
13 March 1901, American
Actor
HergeHergé
22 May 1907, Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
01 February 1947, American
News Anchor
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
05 September 1905, Hungarian, British
 

George CukorGeorge Cukor
07 July 1899, American
Film Director

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
31 July 1897, American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic
William WaltonWilliam Walton
29 March 1902, British
Composer

Rebecca WestRebecca West
21 December 1892, British
British author
Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
10 April 1894, Indian
Indian businessman

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
23 October 1905, Swiss
Physicist

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
06 December 1887, British, American
Actress

Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
05 August 1898, Italian
Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics
Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
19 April 1892, French
Composer
Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
05 October 1899, French
French Politician

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
24 August 1899, Belgian
Cell Biologist

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
07 February 1905, Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
22 December 1903, American
Physiologist
Dora GabeDora Gabe
26 August 1886, Bulgarian
Poet

Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson
04 December 1944, American
Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
12 July 1895, American
Architect

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
03 August 1905, Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,

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Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
03 November 1901, Belgian
King
Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
15 April 1892
Writer, Autobiographer

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
15 September 1904, Italian
Military personnel
Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
22 February 1900, Spanish, Mexican
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,

Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
31 July 1914, French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
24 January 1944, German
Vocalizer
Billy FuryBilly Fury
17 April 1940, British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

GarrinchaGarrincha
28 October 1933, Brazilian
Association football player
Earl HinesEarl Hines
28 December 1903, American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
26 September 1907, British
Art historian, University teacher

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
31 August 1903, American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio

Harry JamesHarry James
15 March 1916, American
American musician

Stan RogersStan Rogers
29 November 1949, Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer
Pete FarndonPete Farndon
12 June 1952, British
Guitarist

Sergei PremininSergei Preminin
18 October 1965
Military personnel

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
21 January 1899, British
Physician, Serial killer

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
15 August 1898, American
Nurse, Politician
Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
09 August 1918, American
Director

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
31 May 1912, American
Politician, Lawyer
Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
11 October 1924, Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
25 July 1902, American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
03 May 1902, Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor
Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901, Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Kurt TankKurt Tank
24 February 1898, German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,
Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
02 October 1938, Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director

John FanteJohn Fante
08 April 1909, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Frank FordeFrank Forde
18 July 1890, Australian
Politician, Diplomat
Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
20 March 1919, German
Aviator, Officer

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14 March 1905, French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
07 February 1887, American
American composer

James BookerJames Booker
17 December 1939, American
Pianist, Songwriter

B. J. VorsterB. J. Vorster
13 December 1915, South African
Politician

Paul de ManPaul de Man
06 December 1919, Belgian, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic,
Victor TurnerVictor Turner
28 May 1920, British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
20 October 1954
Actor, Film actor, Karateka

Earl TupperEarl Tupper
28 July 1907, American
Entrepreneur

Nikolai PodgornyNikolai Podgorny
18 February 1903, Ukrainian
Statesman

Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
20 August 1891, Japanese
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor
Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
17 October 1892, British
Composer

Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
18 October 1917, American
 

Tino RossiTino Rossi
29 April 1907, French
Actor, Singer

Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
10 December 1935, Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,

Anna SeghersAnna Seghers
19 November 1900, German
Writer
Benigno Aquino, Jr.Benigno Aquino, Jr.
27 November 1932, Filipino
 

Mordecai KaplanMordecai Kaplan
11 July 1881, American
essayist, rabbi, translator, philosopher, diarist
James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
29 June 1886, American
Photographer

Gabrielle RoyGabrielle Roy
22 March 1909, Canadian
Writer, Novelist

Bill BrandtBill Brandt
02 May 1904, British
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,
Mercè RodoredaMercè Rodoreda
10 October 1908, Spanish
Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Howard DietzHoward Dietz
08 September 1896, American
Opinion journalist
Alden NowlanAlden Nowlan
25 January 1933, Canadian
Novelist

Mignon McLaughlinMignon McLaughlin
06 June 1913, American
Journalist

John Beverley NicholsJohn Beverley Nichols
09 September 1898, British
 

Idris I of LibyaIdris I of Libya
12 March 1889, Egyptian, Libyan
Political leader
Sri SriSri Sri
30 April 1910, Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

Richard Buckminster FullerRichard Buckminster Fuller
12 July 1895, American
Poet, Inventor, Engineer, Environmental Activist,
Shah Nawaz KhanShah Nawaz Khan
24 January 1914, Indian
politician

Tom EvansTom Evans
05 June 1947, British
 

Cornelia ten BoomCornelia ten Boom
15 April 1892, Dutch
 

Christina Ellen SteadChristina Ellen Stead
17 July 1902, Australian