Famous People Who Died In 1998

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1998. This list includes people like Frank Sinatra, Phil Hartman, Sonny Bono, Linda McCartney, Pol Pot and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, artists and composers who died in 1998. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
(Singer and Actor)

12 December 1915

American

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman
(Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian)

24 September 1948

Canadian,American

Pol PotPol Pot
(Dictator, War Criminal)

19 May 1925

Cambodian

Sonny BonoSonny Bono
(Singer-songwriter)

16 February 1935

American

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
(Assassin)

10 March 1928

American

Matthew ShepardMatthew Shepard
(Gay Hate Murder Victim)

01 December 1976

American

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
(Photographer, Musician)

24 September 1941

American

George WallaceGeorge Wallace

25 August 1919

American

Stokely CarmichaelStokely Carmichael

29 June 1941

Guinean,Trinidadian,American

Lloyd BridgesLloyd Bridges
(Film & TV Actor)

15 January 1913

American

Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa
(Filmmaker)

23 March 1910

Japanese

Alan ShepardAlan Shepard
(Astronaut, Aviator, Entrepreneur)

18 November 1923

American

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John DerekJohn Derek
(Actor)

12 August 1926

American

Roddy McDowallRoddy McDowall
(Actor)

17 September 1928

British

Michelle ThomasMichelle Thomas
(Actress)

23 September 1968

American

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
(Singer)

05 May 1942

American

Roy RogersRoy Rogers
(King of the Cowboys)

05 November 1911

American

Rob PilatusRob Pilatus
(Singer)

08 June 1965

German

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Ted HughesTed Hughes
(Poet and Children's Writer)

17 August 1930

British

Enoch PowellEnoch Powell

16 June 1912

British

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
(Naval Officer)

30 January 1926

Russian

Gulzarilal NandaGulzarilal Nanda
(Former Prime Minister of India)

04 July 1898

Indian

Flip WilsonFlip Wilson
(Comedian & Actor)

08 December 1933

American

Jack LordJack Lord
(Television actor)

30 December 1920

American

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Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
(Author)

25 December 1925

American

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
(Journalist & Writer)

08 November 1908

American

Eldridge CleaverEldridge Cleaver

31 August 1935

American

Harry CarayHarry Caray

01 March 1914

American

Michel TrudeauMichel Trudeau
(Pierre Trudeau's son)

02 October 1975

Canadian

Karla Faye TuckerKarla Faye Tucker
(First woman to be executed in the US since 1984)

18 November 1959

American

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Jeanette NolanJeanette Nolan
(Actress)

30 December 1911

American

Persis KhambattaPersis Khambatta
(Actress, Model)

02 October 1948

Indian

Benjamin Spock Benjamin Spock
(Pediatrician and Political Activist)

02 May 1903

American

Leo PennLeo Penn
(Actor)

27 August 1921

American

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
(Dance Choreographer)

11 October 1918

American

Octavio PazOctavio Paz
(Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate)

31 March 1914

Mexican

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Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
(Comedian)

16 March 1906

American

Nizar QabbaniNizar Qabbani
(Diplomat)

21 March 1923

Syrian

Michael TippettMichael Tippett
(Composer)

02 January 1905

British

Vladimir Petrovich DemikhovVladimir Demikhov
(Organ Transplant Pioneer)

18 July 1916

Russian

Galina UlanovaGalina Ulanova
(Ballet Dancer, Choreographer)

08 January 1910

Russian

Alfred SchnittkeAlfred Schnittke
(Composer)

24 November 1934

German,Russian

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Helen CarterHelen Carter
(Singer-Songwriter)

19 September 1927

American

Theodore William Schultz Theodore Schultz
(Economist)

30 April 1902

American

Alan Lloyd HodgkinAlan Lloyd Hodgkin
(Biophysicist & Physiologist)

05 February 1914

British

Frederick ReinesFrederick Reines
(Physicist)

16 March 1918

American

Allan McLeod Cormack Allan McLeod Cormack
(Physicist)

23 February 1924

British,American,South African

Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
(Chemist)

23 July 1906

Swiss

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Kenichi Fukui Kenichi Fukui
(Chemist)

04 October 1918

Japanese

Derek Harold Richard BartonDerek Barton
(Chemist)

08 September 1918

British

George H. HitchingsGeorge H. Hitchings
(Physiologist)

18 April 1905

American

Martin Rodbell Martin Rodbell
(Biochemist)

01 December 1925

American

Andre WeilAndre Weil
(Mathematician)

06 May 1906

French

Barry Morris GoldwaterBarry Morris Goldwater
(Former United States Senator)

02 January 1909

American

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Florence Griffith JoynerFlorence Griffith Joyner
(Sprinter)

21 December 1959

American

Raman LambaRaman Lamba
(Cricketer)

02 January 1960

Indian

Carl WilsonCarl Wilson
(Musician, Guitarist, Record producer, Composer)

21 December 1946

American

Esther RolleEsther Rolle
(Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress)

08 November 1920

American

Wendy O. WilliamsWendy O. Williams
(Singer)

28 May 1949

American

Gene AutryGene Autry
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Yodeler, Screenwriter, Television actor, Radio personality)

29 September 1907

American

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Carl PerkinsCarl Perkins
(Guitarist, Songwriter)

1932 AD

Francys ArsentievFrancys Arsentiev
(Mountaineer)

18 January 1958

American

Roy BenavidezRoy Benavidez
(Soldier)

05 August 1935

American

Dan OsmanDan Osman
(Rock climber)

11 February 1963

American

Lenny McLeanLenny McLean
(Actor, Boxer)

09 April 1949

British

Shari LewisShari Lewis
(Actor, Television presenter, Puppeteer, Screenwriter)

17 January 1933

American

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Sani AbachaSani Abacha
(Politician, Military personnel)

20 September 1943

Nigerian

Cozy PowellCozy Powell
(Drummer)

29 December 1947

British

Beverley CrossBeverley Cross
(Screenwriter, Librettist)

13 April 1931

British

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
(Association football player)

19 February 1961

British

Bob KaneBob Kane
(Painter, Artist, Writer, Screenwriter)

24 October 1915

American

Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
(Journalist, Feminist)

07 April 1890

American

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Ernst JüngerErnst Jünger
(Soldier, Author, Entomologist)

29 March 1895

German

Shirley Ardell MasonShirley Ardell Mason
(Artist)

25 January 1923

American

Protima BediProtima Bedi
(Model)

12 October 1948

Indian