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
21 August 1930, British
Princess
Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29 February 1956, American
 

John GottiJohn Gotti
27 October 1940, American
Mobster & Mafia

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
27 May 1971, Spanish, American
Rapper

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
01 October 1930, Irish
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director

Layne StaleyLayne Staley
22 August 1967, American
 
Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
15 June 1937, American
Singers

Ted WilliamsTed Williams
30 August 1918, American
Baseball Player

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
04 August 1900, British
British Queen

Dhirubhai AmbaniDhirubhai Ambani
28 December 1932, Indian
 
Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
17 December 1905, Finnish
Sniper

James CoburnJames Coburn
31 August 1928, American
Actor
Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952, British
Singer, Guitarist

Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
23 May 1928, American
Singer

Dudley MooreDudley Moore
19 April 1935, British
 
David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
06 November 1939, American
Serial Rapist, Serial Killer

Robert UrichRobert Urich
19 December 1946, American
Film Actor
Sam SneadSam Snead
27 May 1912, American
Professional Golfer

Milton BerleMilton Berle
12 July 1908, American
 

Rod SteigerRod Steiger
14 April 1925, American
Actor
Billy WilderBilly Wilder
22 June 1906, American
 

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918, Irish, Indian, British
Comedian
John RawlsJohn Rawls
21 February 1921, American
American Philosopher

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
06 October 1914, Norwegian
Adventurer

Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris
06 November 1914, American
Actor

John AgarJohn Agar
31 January 1921, American
Actor
LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
19 October 1920, American
Actress
Merlin SantanaMerlin Santana
14 March 1976, American
Actor

Stephen Jay GouldStephen Jay Gould
10 September 1941, American
 

Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
15 December 1940, Austrian
Actor

Chuck JonesChuck Jones
21 September 1912, American
Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, &
Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
26 February 1926, American
Actress

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
09 December 1923, Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
22 February 1952, American
Actress, Model

Josh Ryan EvansJosh Ryan Evans
10 January 1982, American
Actor

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Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
31 January 1915, American
Folklorist
Jack BuckJack Buck
21 August 1924, American
Sportscaster

Ne WinNe Win
14 May 1911, Burmese
Burmese Politician
George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
20 December 1921, American
Film Director

Bill BlassBill Blass
22 June 1922, American
American fashion designer

W Clement StoneW. Clement Stone
04 May 1902, American
Businessman & Self Help Book Author
Abba EbanAbba Eban
02 February 1915, Israeli
Politician and Diplomat

Chaim PotokChaim Potok
17 February 1929, American
American author
Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
11 November 1911, Chilean
Surrealist Painter

James TobinJames Tobin
05 March 1918, American
Economist

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11 May 1916, Spanish
Writer

Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz
19 May 1914, British
Molecular Biologist

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley
30 October 1930, Canadian
Canadian novelist
Dave ThomasDave Thomas
02 July 1932, American
American businessman

Archer John Porter MartinArcher Martin
01 March 1910, British
Chemist

Esther Afua OclooEsther Afua Ocloo
18 April 1919, Ghanaian
Co-Founder of Women's World Banking

Barbara Grizzuti HarrisonBarbara Grizzuti Harrison
14 September 1934, American
Author, Journalist
Cesar MilsteinCesar Milstein
08 October 1927, Argentinian
Biochemist, Immunologist

Orvan HessOrvan Hess
18 June 1906, American
Physician
Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
01 September 1906, Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
11 July 1916, Russian
Physicist

Linda LovelaceLinda Lovelace
10 January 1949, American
American Adult Film Star
Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
07 November 1917, American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
09 October 1944, British
Singer-songwriter, Bassist, Guitarist, Hornist
Bruce PaltrowBruce Paltrow
26 November 1943, American
Director

Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
25 September 1969, South African
Cricketer

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
26 May 1920, American
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930, French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
14 November 1907, Swedish
Screenwriter, Children's writer, Novelist, Writer
Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
03 February 1931, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
18 January 1905, Italian, American
Criminal

Kevyn AucoinKevyn Aucoin
14 February 1962, American
Make-up artist, Photographer, Businessperson

Jonas SavimbiJonas Savimbi
03 August 1934, Angolan
Angolan Political leader
Katy JuradoKaty Jurado
16 January 1924, Mexican
Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920, German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Pim FortuynPim Fortuyn
19 February 1948
Writer, Columnist, Teacher, Politician,

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
11 May 1930, Dutch
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,

Leo McKernLeo McKern
16 March 1920, Australian
Actor
Byron WhiteByron White
08 June 1917, American
Officer, Lawyer, Judge, Politician

Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose
10 January 1936, American
Historian, Writer, Screenwriter, University

Robert NozickRobert Nozick
16 November 1938, American
Philosopher, University teacher

John FrankenheimerJohn Frankenheimer
19 February 1930, American
Director

Kim HunterKim Hunter
12 November 1922, American
Actress
Chick HearnChick Hearn
27 November 1916, American
Journalist

Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
04 November 1916, American
Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Patent inventor
Freddy HeinekenFreddy Heineken
04 November 1923
Stockbroker, Businessperson

Dave Van RonkDave Van Ronk
30 June 1936, American
Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist

John GortonJohn Gorton
09 September 1911, Australian
Politician
Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
27 March 1917, American
Former United States Secretary of State

Xi ZhongxunXi Zhongxun
15 October 1913, Chinese
Politician
Bob HayesBob Hayes
20 December 1942, American
Olympic athlete

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
29 October 1930, French
model, painter, visual artist, sculptor

Ivan IllichIvan Illich
04 September 1926, Austrian
Writer, Historian, Educationist, Philosopher,

Satish DhawanSatish Dhawan
25 September 1920, Indian
Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre
11 August 1974, French
Free-diver, Marine biologist

Nanabhoy PalkhivalaNanabhoy Palkhivala
16 January 1920, Indian
Lawyer, Economist, Diplomat
Hans-Georg GadamerHans-Georg Gadamer
11 February 1900, German
Philosopher, University teacher

Mohan Singh OberoiMohan Singh Oberoi
15 August 1898, Indian
Politician

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
11 August 1905, American
Biochemist, Chemist, Writer

Barry TookBarry Took
19 June 1928, British
Comedian
Walter AnnenbergWalter Annenberg
13 March 1908, American
Art collector, Diplomat, Publisher, Businessperson