Famous People Who Died In 2005

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2005. This list includes people like Hunter S. Thompson, Richard Pryor, Pope John Paul II, Rosa Parks, Pat Morita and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, artists and comedians who died in 2005. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Australia and many more countries.

Rosa ParksRosa Parks
(Civil Rights Activist)

04 February 1913

American

Richard PryorRichard Pryor
(Comedian)

01 December 1940

American

Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
(Journalist and Author)

18 July 1937

American

Eddie GuerreroEddie Guerrero
(Professional Wrestler)

09 October 1967

American

Pope John Paul IIPope John Paul II
(The 264th Pope (Bishop of Rome))

18 May 1920

Polish

John William CarsonJohnny Carson
(Television Host)

23 October 1925

American

Noriyuki MoritaPat Morita
(Actor, Comedian)

28 June 1932

American

Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
(Lawyer)

02 October 1937

American

Arthur MillerArthur Miller

17 October 1915

American

Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
(Singer)

20 April 1951

American

Rosemary KennedyRosemary Kennedy
(John F. Kennedy's Sister)

13 September 1918

American

Anne BancroftAnne Bancroft
(Actress)

17 September 1931

American

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George BestGeorge Best
(Footballer)

22 May 1946

British,Northern Irish

Mitch HedbergMitch Hedberg
(Stand-up Comedian)

24 February 1968

American

Shirley ChisholmShirley Chisholm

30 November 1924

American

Bob DenverBob Denver
(Actor)

09 January 1935

American

Rainier III, Prince of MonacoRainier III, Prince of Monaco
(Monarch)

31 May 1923

Monacan

Sandra DeeSandra Dee
(Film Actress)

23 April 1942

American

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James CallaghanJames Callaghan

27 March 1912

British

Matthew McGroryMatthew McGrory
(Actor)

17 May 1973

American

Peter DruckerPeter Drucker
(Management Consultant)

19 November 1909

American

Simon WiesenthalSimon Wiesenthal
(Nazi Hunter)

31 December 1908

Austrian

Peter JenningsPeter Jennings
(Journalist)

29 July 1938

Canadian,American

Chris LeDouxChris LeDoux
(American singer-songwriter)

02 October 1948

American

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Andrea Dworkin Andrea Dworkin
(Feminist and Writer)

26 September 1946

American

K. R. NarayananK. R. Narayanan
(President of India)

27 October 1920

Indian

Vincent SchiavelliVincent Schiavelli
(Actor)

11 November 1948

American

August WilsonAugust Wilson
(American playwright)

27 April 1945

American

Barbara Bel GeddesBarbara Bel Geddes
(Actress)

31 October 1922

American

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
(Writer)

31 August 1919

Indian

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Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
(Former Prime Minister of China)

17 October 1919

Chinese

Teresa WrightTeresa Wright
(Actress)

27 October 1918

American

Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
(Actor)

05 April 1933

American

John VernonJohn Vernon
(Actor)

24 February 1932

Canadian,American

Sidney LuftSidney Luft
(Show Business Figure)

02 November 1915

American

Sheree NorthSheree North
(Actress)

17 January 1932

American

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Eugene McCarthyEugene McCarthy
(Politician)

29 March 1916

American

Saul Bellow Saul Bellow
(Novelist)

10 June 1915

American

Debralee ScottDebralee Scott
(Actress)

02 April 1953

American

Philip JohnsonPhilip Johnson
(Architect)

08 July 1906

American

Joe RanftJoe Ranft
(Screenwriter)

13 March 1960

American

George CoeGeorge Coe
(Actor, Voice Artist)

10 May 1929

American

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Rafic HaririRafic Hariri
(Business tycoon)

01 November 1944

Lebanese

Robert WiseRobert Wise
(Film Director)

10 September 1914

American

Birgit NilssonBirgit Nilsson
(Opera Singer)

17 May 1918

Swedish

Hans BetheHans Bethe
(Physicist)

02 July 1906

American

John GarangJohn Garang
(Politician)

23 June 1945

Sudanese

Jack KilbyJack Kilby
(Inventor of integrated circuit)

08 November 1923

American

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John FowlesJohn Fowles
(Writer & Teacher)

31 March 1926

British

John H. JohnsonJohn H. Johnson
(Publisher, Entrepreneur)

19 January 1918

American

Ernst MayrErnst Mayr
(Biologist)

05 July 1904

American

Cicely SaundersCicely Saunders
(English nurse)

22 June 1918

British

Terri SchiavoTerri Schiavo

03 December 1963

American

Vivian LibertoVivian Liberto
(Rosanne Cash's Mother)

23 April 1934

American

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José Dinis AveiroJosé Dinis Aveiro
(Cristiano Ronaldo's Father)

1954 AD

Portuguese,British

Henry TaubeHenry Taube
(Chemist)

30 November 1915

Canadian,American

Alan DundesAlan Dundes
(Folklorist)

08 September 1934

American

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusto_Roa_BastosAugusto Roa Bastos
(Novelist)

13 June 1917

Paraguayan

Lorenzo ThomasLorenzo Thomas
(Poet)

31 August 1944

American

Sir John MillsSir John Mills
(Actor)

22 February 1908

British

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Al LópezAl Lopez
(Former American Baseball Player)

20 August 1908

American

James DoughertyJames Dougherty
(Marilyn Monroe’s First Husband)

12 April 1921

American

Richard E. SmalleyRichard E. Smalley
(Father of Nanotechnology)

06 June 1943

American

Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)

15 September 1918

American

Rinus MichelsRinus Michels
(Association football player, Association football manager)

09 February 1928

Dutch

Edward HeathEdward Heath
(Politician, Military personnel, Journalist, Conductor)

09 July 1916

British

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James DoohanJames Doohan
(Screenwriter, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

03 March 1920

Canadian

Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
(Officer)

07 May 1976

American

Vincent GiganteVincent Gigante
(Boxer)

29 March 1928

American

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
(Judge, Lawyer, Historian)

01 October 1924

American

Fahd of Saudi ArabiaFahd of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

16 March 1921

Saudi Arabian

Ossie DavisOssie Davis
(American film actor)

18 December 1917

American

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William WestmorelandWilliam Westmoreland
(Officer, Politician)

26 March 1914

American

Ronnie BarkerRonnie Barker
(Actor, Comedian, Entrepreneur)

25 September 1929

British

George MikanGeorge Mikan
(American basketball player)

18 June 1924

American