Famous People Who Died In 2006

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2006. This list includes people like Gerald Ford, Saddam Hussein, Steve Irwin, James Brown, Syd Barrett and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, presidents, journalists and soldiers who died in 2006. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Italy and many more countries.

Steve IrwinSteve Irwin
(Television Personality)

22 February 1962

Australian

Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
(Dictator & President of Iraq)

28 April 1937

Iraqi

Gerald FordGerald Ford
(President of the USA)

14 July 1913

American

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
(U. S. Army Corporal)

07 February 1919

American

James BrownJames Brown
(Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader)

03 May 1933

American

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
(Singer-songwriter)

06 January 1946

British

Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
(Contract Killer)

11 April 1935

American

Don KnottsDon Knotts
(Actor)

21 July 1924

American

Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
(Former President of Chile)

25 November 1915

Chilean

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
(Economist, Statistician)

31 July 1912

American

Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
(Film and television producer)

22 April 1923

American

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
(Civil Rights Activist, Author)

27 April 1927

American

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Peter BoylePeter Boyle
(Actor)

18 October 1935

American

Jack PalanceJack Palance
(Actor)

18 February 1919

American

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
(Actor)

06 January 1926

Hungarian,American

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
(Actor)

01 May 1916

Canadian

Daniel Wayne SmithDaniel Wayne Smith
(Anna Nicole Smith's Son)

22 January 1986

American

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
(Actress)

18 August 1920

American

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Billy PrestonBilly Preston
(Musician & Songwriter)

02 September 1946

American

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
(Serial Killer)

31 January 1939

American

Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
(Actor)

04 May 1939

American

Robert AltmanRobert Altman
(Film Director)

20 February 1925

American

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
(Actor)

07 May 1922

American

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
(American basketball coach)

20 September 1917

American

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Edward AlbertEdward Albert
(Actor)

20 February 1951

American

Bismillah KhanBismillah Khan

21 March 1913

Indian

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
(Boxer)

01 August 1954

Canadian,Jamaican

Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
(American actress)

21 June 1925

American

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
(Economist)

15 October 1908

Canadian

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
(Mountaineer)

06 July 1912

Austrian

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Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
(Journalist, Author, Activist)

04 May 1916

Canadian

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)

11 December 1911

Egyptian

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
(Actor)

18 May 1946

American

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
(Actor)

03 February 1910

American

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
(Former President of Paraguay)

03 November 1912

Paraguayan

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
(Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author)

22 June 1909

American

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Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
(Actor)

10 December 1933

Japanese,American

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
(Space Scientist)

25 February 1948

Ethiopian

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
(Science Fiction Writer)

22 June 1947

American

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
(Writer)

29 March 1929

Estonian

Johannes RauJohannes Rau
(Former President of Germany)

16 January 1931

German

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
(Film Director)

19 November 1919

Italian

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Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
(Cinematographer)

03 December 1922

Swedish

George Abramovich KovalGeorge Koval
(U.S. Born Soviet Spy)

25 December 1913

Russian

Pat CorleyPat Corley
(Actor)

01 June 1930

American

Karel Appel Karel Appel
(Painter, Sculptor, Poet)

25 April 1921

Dutch

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
(Physicist)

10 July 1920

American

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
(Novelist, Writer, Game Designer)

10 April 1957

American

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Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
(Biochemist)

15 July 1921

American

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
(Actor)

19 April 1931

Pakistani

Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
(Physicist)

02 November 1932

American

Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
(Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)

20 August 1941

Serbian

Gyorgy LigetiGyorgy Ligeti
(Composer)

28 May 1923

Austrian

Mason AndrewsMason Andrews
(Physician)

19 April 1919

American

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Earl WoodsEarl Woods
(Baseball player, Writer, Military personnel)

05 March 1932

American

Chris PennChris Penn
(Actor)

10 October 1965

American

Jack WildJack Wild
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor)

30 September 1952

British

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
(singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television actor)

17 March 1961

American

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
(Jihadist)

20 October 1966

Iraqi,Jordanian

Danny RollingDanny Rolling
(American serial killer)

26 May 1954

American

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Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
(Business Leader)

15 April 1942

American

Romano MussoliniRomano Mussolini
(pianist, poet, painter, jazz musician)

26 September 1926

Italian

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
(Sailor)

19 January 1931

American

Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
(Footballer)

01 April 1927

Hungarian

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
(Politician)

01 September 1933

American

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
(Animator)

24 March 1911

American

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Buck OwensBuck Owens
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer)

12 August 1929

American

Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
(American fiction writer)

22 June 1947

American

Jack WardenJack Warden
(Actor)

18 September 1920

American

Gene PitneyGene Pitney
(Singer)

17 February 1940

American

Maktoum bin Rashid Al MaktoumMaktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
(Vice President)

1943 AD

Emirati

John MoneyJohn Money
(Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher)

08 July 1921

New Zealander,American

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Freddy FenderFreddy Fender
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter)

04 June 1937

American

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
(Boxer)

04 January 1935

American

Jane WyattJane Wyatt
(actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor)

12 August 1910

American