Famous People Who Died In 2002

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2002. This list includes people like Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, John Gotti, Richard Harris, Aileen Wuornos, Lisa Lopes and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, directors and artists who died in 2002. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Russia and many more countries.

Princess Margaret, Countess of SnowdonPrincess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Princess)

21 August 1930

British

John GottiJohn Gotti
(Mobster & Mafia)

27 October 1940

American

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos

29 February 1956

American

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
(Rapper)

27 May 1971

Spanish,American

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
(Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director)

01 October 1930

Irish

Layne StaleyLayne Staley

22 August 1967

American

Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
(Singers)

15 June 1937

American

Dhirubhai AmbaniDhirubhai Ambani

28 December 1932

Indian

Ted WilliamsTed Williams
(Baseball Player)

30 August 1918

American

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
(Sniper)

17 December 1905

Finnish

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
(British Queen)

04 August 1900

British

James CoburnJames Coburn
(Actor)

31 August 1928

American

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David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
(Serial Rapist, Serial Killer)

06 November 1939

American

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
(Singer, Guitarist)

21 August 1952

British

Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
(Singer)

23 May 1928

American

Dudley MooreDudley Moore

19 April 1935

British

Robert UrichRobert Urich
(Film Actor)

19 December 1946

American

Sam SneadSam Snead
(Professional Golfer)

27 May 1912

American

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Rod SteigerRod Steiger
(Actor)

14 April 1925

American

Milton BerleMilton Berle

12 July 1908

American

LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
(Actress)

19 October 1920

American

Billy WilderBilly Wilder

22 June 1906

American

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
(Former First Lady of Botswana)

09 December 1923

Botswanan

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
(Comedian)

16 April 1918

Irish,Indian,British

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John RawlsJohn Rawls
(American Philosopher)

21 February 1921

American

Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris
(Actor)

06 November 1914

American

Merlin SantanaMerlin Santana
(Actor)

14 March 1976

American

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
(Adventurer)

06 October 1914

Norwegian

John AgarJohn Agar
(Actor)

31 January 1921

American

Stephen Jay GouldStephen Jay Gould

10 September 1941

American

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Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
(Actress, Model)

22 February 1952

American

Chuck JonesChuck Jones
(Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter)

21 September 1912

American

Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
(Actress)

26 February 1926

American

Josh Ryan EvansJosh Ryan Evans
(Actor)

10 January 1982

American

Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
(Folklorist)

31 January 1915

American

Ne WinNe Win
(Burmese Politician)

14 May 1911

Burmese

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Jack BuckJack Buck
(Sportscaster)

21 August 1924

American

George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
(Film Director)

20 December 1921

American

W Clement StoneW. Clement Stone
(Businessman & Self Help Book Author)

04 May 1902

American

Abba EbanAbba Eban
(Politician and Diplomat)

02 February 1915

Israeli

Chaim PotokChaim Potok
(American author)

17 February 1929

American

James TobinJames Tobin
(Economist)

05 March 1918

American

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Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
(Surrealist Painter)

11 November 1911

Chilean

Bill BlassBill Blass
(American fashion designer)

22 June 1922

American

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
(Writer)

11 May 1916

Spanish

Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz
(Molecular Biologist)

19 May 1914

British

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley
(Canadian novelist)

30 October 1930

Canadian

Archer John Porter MartinArcher Martin
(Chemist)

01 March 1910

British

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Dave ThomasDave Thomas
(American businessman)

02 July 1932

American

Esther Afua OclooEsther Afua Ocloo
(Co-Founder of Women's World Banking)

18 April 1919

Ghanaian

Barbara Grizzuti HarrisonBarbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Author, Journalist)

14 September 1934

American

Orvan HessOrvan Hess
(Physician)

18 June 1906

American

Cesar MilsteinCesar Milstein
(Biochemist, Immunologist)

08 October 1927

Argentinian

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
(Former President of the Dominican Republic)

01 September 1906

Dominican

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Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
(Physicist)

11 July 1916

Russian

Linda LovelaceLinda Lovelace
(American Adult Film Star)

10 January 1949

American

Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
(Actor)

15 December 1940

Austrian

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
(Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model)

07 November 1917

American

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
(Singer-songwriter, Bassist, Guitarist, Hornist)

09 October 1944

British

Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
(Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist, Publisher, Essayist, Writer, Professor)

01 August 1930

French

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Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
(Screenwriter, Children's writer, Novelist, Writer)

14 November 1907

Swedish

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
(Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Autobiographer, Radio personality)

26 May 1920

American

Katy JuradoKaty Jurado
(Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor)

16 January 1924

Mexican

Kevyn AucoinKevyn Aucoin
(Make-up artist, Photographer, Businessperson)

14 February 1962

American

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
(Criminal)

18 January 1905

Italian,American

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
(Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer)

16 March 1920

German

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Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)

03 February 1931

Indian

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
(Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher)

11 May 1930

Dutch

Jonas SavimbiJonas Savimbi
(Angolan Political leader)

03 August 1934

Angolan

Freddy HeinekenFreddy Heineken
(Stockbroker, Businessperson)

04 November 1923

Leo McKernLeo McKern
(Actor)

16 March 1920

Australian

Byron WhiteByron White
(Officer, Lawyer, Judge, Politician)

08 June 1917

American

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Robert NozickRobert Nozick
(Philosopher, University teacher)

16 November 1938

American

Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
(Cricketer)

25 September 1969

South African

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
(Former United States Secretary of State)

27 March 1917

American