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.

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
11 May 1918, American
Physicist
Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
23 April 1936, American
Singer-songwriter

Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
22 December 1960, American
Artist

Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
06 June 1978, American
Actress

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
22 June 1947, American
Basketball Player

Chet BakerChet Baker
23 December 1929, American
Jazz Trumpeter
NicoNico
16 October 1938, German, Spanish
Singer

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
08 January 1902, Russian
Politician

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
18 February 1898, Italian
Italian racing driver

John CarradineJohn Carradine
05 February 1906, American
Actor
Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
07 July 1907, American
Science Fiction Writer

Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
13 April 1962, American
Musician, Songwriter
Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
22 February 1926, British
Comedian

Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
08 January 1934, Spanish, British
Actor

Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
29 December 1911, German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy
Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
27 March 1929, American
Actress

Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
29 September 1913, British
Actor
Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
04 December 1912, American
Pilot

Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
13 June 1911, American
Physicist

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
29 July 1898, American
Physicist
Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
06 February 1890, Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
26 June 1916, American
American author
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
15 April 1907, Dutch
Ornithologist

Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
24 August 1905, Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
05 October 1908, American
Film & Stage Director, Writer

Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
10 October 1935, Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah
Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
25 December 1906, German
Inventor of Electron Microscope
Henry KosterHenry Koster
01 May 1905, German, American
Director, Producer

Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
24 December 1930, American
Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet

Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
27 December 1975, American
Child Actor

Andy GibbAndy Gibb
05 March 1958, British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
14 December 1924, Indian, Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

Dennis DayDennis Day
21 May 1916, American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
11 December 1950, Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
01 January 1912, Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

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Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
12 August 1924, Indian, Pakistani
Politician, Officer
Paul VarioPaul Vario
09 July 1914, American
Mobster

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
17 November 1904, Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
25 May 1938, American
Short story writer

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
25 May 1938, American
Short story writer

Joe BesserJoe Besser
12 August 1907, American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television
Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
25 February 1913, German
Actor

Son HouseSon House
21 March 1902, American
Guitarist, Singer
John HousemanJohn Houseman
22 September 1902, Romanian, British, American
Actor

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
07 January 1912, American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
23 September 1939, American
Musician, Guitarist

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
23 February 1908, Australian
Politician, Diplomat

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
16 November 1916, American
Actor, Dub actor
Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
27 April 1910, Chinese
Politician

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
17 May 1917, American
trade unionist

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
29 November 1900, American
Radio personality, Journalist

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
13 May 1893, American
Psychologist, University teacher
Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
07 December 1928, American
Inventor, Racing driver

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
09 March 1902, Mexican
Mexican architect
Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
06 April 1904, German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
02 September 1911, American
Writer, Artist, Painter

Syed ModiSyed Modi
1962 AD, Indian
badminton player
Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
07 August 1925, American
 

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
28 November 1901, British
Officer
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
12 August 1905, Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
12 December 1912, American
Minister, Boxer

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
23 September 1899, American
Sculptor, Painter
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
18 November 1906, Greek, British
Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver

Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
06 September 1915, German
Politician
Alan PatonAlan Paton
11 January 1903, South African
Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
13 April 1902, French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar

Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
26 January 1904, French, Irish
diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
14 November 1904, British
Politician, Priest, Theologian
Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
07 April 1920, Australian
Actor
Harold RossonHarold Rosson
06 April 1895, American
Cinematographer

Clifford D. SimakClifford D. Simak
03 August 1904, American
American fiction writer

Kid ChocolateKid Chocolate
06 January 1910, Cuban
Boxer

Miguel PiñeroMiguel Piñero
19 December 1946, American
Playwright, Writer
Felix WankelFelix Wankel
13 August 1902, German
Inventor, Engineer, Politician

Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
14 August 1892, British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer

Robert CalvertRobert Calvert
09 March 1945, South African
Poet, Singer, Writer

Hermann GrafHermann Graf
24 October 1912, German
Aviator

Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
05 December 1902, Hungarian, British
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,
Willem DreesWillem Drees
05 July 1886, Dutch
Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands

Bluma ZeigarnikBluma Zeigarnik
09 November 1900
Psychologist, Psychiatrist
Raymond DartRaymond Dart
04 February 1893, Australian
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Prehistorian,

Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of MeirásCarmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás
11 June 1900, Spanish
 

Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
08 January 1905, Italian
Composer, Poet
Rais AmrohviRais Amrohvi
12 September 1914, Pakistani
poet

Fritz HeiderFritz Heider
19 February 1896, Austrian, American
Psychologist, Translator, University teacher,
Giuseppe SaragatGiuseppe Saragat
19 September 1898, Italian
Italian Politician

Adela Rogers St. JohnsAdela Rogers St. Johns
20 May 1894, American
American journalist

Khin KyiKhin Kyi
16 April 1912, Burmese
Diplomat

Lygia ClarkLygia Clark
23 October 1920, Brazilian
Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Performance
Takeo MikiTakeo Miki
17 March 1907, Japanese
Prime Minister ,politician

René CharRené Char
14 June 1907, French
Poet, Writer
Friedrich GuggenbergerFriedrich Guggenberger
06 March 1915, German
Soldier, Submariner

Nikolay Fyodorovich MakarovNikolay Fyodorovich Makarov
22 May 1914, Russian
Soviet firearms designer

Joan Pujol GarciaJoan Pujol Garcia
14 February 1912, Spanish
 

André Frédéric CournandAndré Frédéric Cournand
24 September 1895, American
Physician
Abdul KhaliqAbdul Khaliq
23 March 1934, Pakistani
sprinter