Famous People Who Died In 1988

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1988. This list includes people like Roy Orbison, Richard Feynman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pete Maravich, Georgy Malenkov and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, artists and presidents who died in 1988. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Pakistan and many more countries.

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
American
Singer-songwriter
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
American
Artist

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American
Physicist

Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
American
Actress

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer
John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor

Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer
Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian
Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter

Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
Spanish, British
Actor

John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States
Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy

Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
American
Actress
Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
British
Actor

Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
American
Physicist

Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
American
Pilot
Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
German
Inventor of Electron Microscope
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone
Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer

Henry KosterHenry Koster
German, American
Director, Producer

Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
American
Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet
Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
American
Child Actor

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Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
Indian, Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

Andy GibbAndy Gibb
British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Indian, Pakistani
Politician, Officer

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Writer
Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
Indian, British
Spy, Journalist
Paul VarioPaul Vario
American
Mobster

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

John ReardonJohn Reardon
American
Actor
Joe BesserJoe Besser
American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect

John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor
Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
American
Musician, Guitarist

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
American
Actor, Dub actor

Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
Chinese
Politician

Dennis DayDennis Day
American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military
Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
American
trade unionist

Son HouseSon House
American
Guitarist, Singer
Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
American
Inventor, Racing driver

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Writer, Artist, Painter

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
Australian
Politician, Diplomat
Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Radio personality, Journalist
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer
Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Greek, British
Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver

Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer

Alan PatonAlan Paton
South African
Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician
Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar

Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
French, Irish
diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Politician, Priest, Theologian

Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of MeirásCarmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás
Spanish
 
Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor

Harold RossonHarold Rosson
American
Cinematographer

Clifford D. SimakClifford D. Simak
American
American fiction writer

Kid ChocolateKid Chocolate
Cuban
Boxer

Felix WankelFelix Wankel
German
Inventor, Engineer, Politician
Hermann GrafHermann Graf
German
Aviator

Miguel PiñeroMiguel Piñero
American
Playwright, Writer
Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer

Robert CalvertRobert Calvert
South African
Poet, Singer, Writer

Raymond DartRaymond Dart
Australian
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Prehistorian,
Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
Hungarian, British
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Willem DreesWillem Drees
Dutch
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands
Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
Italian
Composer, Poet

Rais AmrohviRais Amrohvi
Pakistani
poet

Fritz HeiderFritz Heider
Austrian, American
Psychologist, Translator, University teacher,

Giuseppe SaragatGiuseppe Saragat
Italian
Italian Politician
Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
Psychologist, Psychiatrist

Adela Rogers St. JohnsAdela Rogers St. Johns
American
American journalist
Khin KyiKhin Kyi
Burmese
Diplomat

Lygia ClarkLygia Clark
Brazilian
Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Performance
Takeo MikiTakeo Miki
Japanese
Prime Minister ,politician

René CharRené Char
French
Poet, Writer
Friedrich GuggenbergerFriedrich Guggenberger
German
Soldier, Submariner