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.

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

Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
American
Actress

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American
Physicist

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player
Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer

John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor
Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter
Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
Spanish, British
Actor

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
American
Gangster

Paul VarioPaul Vario
American
Gangster

Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor
Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter

Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
American
Actress

Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
British
Actor

Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist

Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
American
Pilot
John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner
Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
American
Physicist

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Artist
Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist

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Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader
Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah

Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Henry KosterHenry Koster
German, American
Director, Producer
Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
American
Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet
Louis L’AmourLouis L’Amour
American
Novelist

Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
American
Child Actor

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

Andy GibbAndy Gibb
British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Kim PhilbyKim Philby
Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Writer

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

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

Joe BesserJoe Besser
American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor
John ReardonJohn Reardon
American
Actor

Louis L'AmourLouis L'Amour
American
Novelist

Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
Chinese
Politician
Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
American
Musician, Guitarist

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
American
Actor, Dub actor

Son HouseSon House
American
Guitarist, Singer

Hal AshbyHal Ashby
American
Film director

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Radio personality, Journalist
Phillip LindsayPhillip Lindsay
American
Actor

Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer

Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer
Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 
Dennis DayDennis Day
American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
American
Inventor, Racing driver

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Russell HartyRussell Harty
British
Television Presenter

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Jackie MilburnJackie Milburn
British
Football player

Colleen MooreColleen Moore
American
Actress
Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect

Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Author
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer

Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician

Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor

Alan PatonAlan Paton
South African
Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter
Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
Austrian, American
Composer
Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of MeirásCarmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás
Spanish
First Lady

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar

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

Carl HubbellCarl Hubbell
American
Baseball Player
Max RobinsonMax Robinson
American
Broadcaster

Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Brazilian environmentalist

Harvey KuennHarvey Kuenn
American
Baseball player

Kid ChocolateKid Chocolate
Cuban
Boxer

Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
Hungarian, British
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,
Stuart SymingtonStuart Symington
American
Politician

Sewall WrightSewall Wright
American
Geneticist
Lyman LemnitzerLyman Lemnitzer
American
General

Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer
Jennie Lee, Baroness Lee of AsheridgeJennie Lee, Baroness Lee of Asheridge
Scottish
Politician
Alan AmecheAlan Ameche
American
Football Player