Famous People Who Died In 1991

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1991. This list includes people like Freddie Mercury, Rajiv Gandhi, Michael Landon, Dr. Seuss, Miles Davis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include actresses, composers, political leaders and novelists who died in 1991. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Russia and many more countries.

Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
(Singer-songwriter)

05 September 1946

British

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
(Writer, Cartoonist)

02 March 1904

American

Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi
(Former Prime Minister of India)

20 August 1944

Indian

Michael LandonMichael Landon
(Actor)

31 October 1936

American

Miles DavisMiles Davis
(Jazz Trumpeter)

26 May 1926

American

Richard SpeckRichard Speck
(Murderer)

06 December 1941

American

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas

06 January 1912

American

Vasily ZaytsevVasily Zaytsev
(Sniper)

23 March 1915

Russian

Cassandra HarrisCassandra Harris
(Actor)

15 December 1948

Australian,American

Gene RoddenberryGene Roddenberry

19 August 1921

American

Gene TierneyGene Tierney
(Actress)

19 November 1920

American

Serge GainsbourgSerge Gainsbourg

02 April 1928

French

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Klaus BarbieKlaus Barbie
(Nazi Leader)

25 October 1913

German

Nancy KulpNancy Kulp
(Actress)

28 August 1921

American

Lee RemickLee Remick
(Actress)

14 December 1935

American

Bert ConvyBert Convy
(Actor)

23 July 1933

American

Jean ArthurJean Arthur
(Actress)

17 October 1900

American

Frank CapraFrank Capra
(Film Director)

18 May 1897

Italian,American

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Sir David LeanDavid Lean
(Film Director, Producer & Screenwater)

25 March 1908

British

Colleen DewhurstColleen Dewhurst
(Actress)

03 June 1924

Canadian

Ralph BellamyRalph Bellamy
(Actor)

17 June 1904

American

John McIntireJohn McIntire
(Actor)

27 June 1907

American

Martha GrahamMartha Graham
(Modern dancer and choreographer)

11 May 1894

American

Margot FonteynMargot Fonteyn
(Ballerina)

18 May 1919

British

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James RooseveltJames Roosevelt
(United States Congressman, US Military Officer, Businessman)

23 December 1907

American

Aldo RayAldo Ray
(Actor)

25 September 1926

American

James FranciscusJames Franciscus
(Actor)

31 January 1934

American

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

23 May 1908

American

Paul BrownPaul Brown
(American Football Coach)

07 September 1908

American

Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
(Writer)

21 November 1902

Polish,American

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Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
(American photographer)

17 July 1898

American

Victor ChangVictor Chang
(Surgeon)

21 November 1936

Australian

Edwin H. LandEdwin H. Land
(Scientist)

07 May 1909

American

Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
(Abstract Painter)

24 January 1915

American

Gustáv HusákGustáv Husák
(Slovak Politician)

10 January 1913

Slovak

Aaron SiskindAaron Siskind
(Photographer)

04 December 1903

American

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Salvatore Edoardo LuriaSalvador Luria
(Microbiologist)

13 August 1912

Italian

Carl David AndersonCarl David Anderson
(Physicist)

03 September 1905

American

Edwin Mattison McMillanEdwin McMillan
(Physicist)

18 September 1907

American

Alfonso García RoblesAlfonso García Robles
(Diplomat)

20 March 1911

Mexican

Ragnar GranitRagnar Granit
(Physiologist)

30 October 1900

Finnish,Swedish

Henry Graham GreeneHenry Graham Greene
(Novelist)

02 October 1904

British

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Sir Arthur LewisSir Arthur Lewis
(Economist)

23 January 1915

Saint Lucian

Stanley GetzStanley Getz
(Saxophonist)

02 February 1927

American

George Joseph StiglerGeorge Joseph Stigler
(Economist)

17 January 1911

American

Jerzy KosińskiJerzy Kosiński
(Novelist)

14 June 1933

American

Gene Tierney Gene Tierney
(Actress)

19 November 1920

American

Sir Richard StoneSir Richard Stone
(Economist)

30 August 1913

British

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Redd FoxxRedd Foxx
(Television actor, Actor)

09 December 1922

American

David RuffinDavid Ruffin
(Singer)

18 January 1941

American

Fred MacMurrayFred MacMurray
(American actor)

30 August 1908

American

Eric CarrEric Carr
(Drummer, Musician)

12 July 1950

American

Steve MarriottSteve Marriott
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Actor, Record producer)

30 January 1947

British

Tony RichardsonTony Richardson
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor)

05 June 1928

British

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Jiang QingJiang Qing
(Actress)

19 March 1914

Chinese

Robert MaxwellRobert Maxwell
(Politician, Entrepreneur, Writer, Publisher, Screenwriter, Media proprietor)

10 June 1923

British

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
(Former King of Norway)

02 July 1903

Norwegian

Stan GetzStan Getz
(Saxophonist, Jazz musician)

02 February 1927

American

Tennessee Ernie FordTennessee Ernie Ford
(Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter)

13 February 1919

American

Tom of FinlandTom of Finland
(Painter, Illustrator)

08 May 1920

Finnish

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Dottie WestDottie West
(Songwriter, Singer)

1932 AD

Gene ClarkGene Clark
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer)

17 November 1944

American

Peggy AshcroftPeggy Ashcroft
(Actress)

22 December 1907

British

Yves MontandYves Montand
(Film actor, Actor, Chansonnier, Singer, Hairdresser)

13 October 1921

French,Italian

Carmine CoppolaCarmine Coppola
(composer, conductor, film score composer)

11 June 1910

American

Lazar KaganovichLazar Kaganovich
(Politician)

22 November 1893

Ukrainian,Russian

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Leo FenderLeo Fender
(American inventor)

10 August 1909

American

James IrwinJames Irwin
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

17 March 1930

American

Leo DurocherLeo Durocher
(writer, Baseball Player)

27 July 1905

American

Howard AshmanHoward Ashman
(Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Film score composer)

17 May 1950

American

Henri LefebvreHenri Lefebvre
(Philosopher, Politician, Sociologist, University teacher, Literary critic)

16 June 1901

French

Joachim KrollJoachim Kroll
(Criminal, Serial killer)

17 April 1933

German

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PadmarajanPadmarajan
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor)

23 May 1946

Indian

Mimi SmithMimi Smith
(Nurse, Housewife, Secretary)

24 April 1903

British

Diana TurbayDiana Turbay
(Journalist)

09 March 1950

Colombian