Famous People Who Died At 68

The list of famous people who died at 68 includes Edward VII, Rita Hayworth, Edward I of England, Johan Cruyff, William Henry Harrison. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, emperors & kings and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 68 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.

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 1 
Rita Hayworth
(Actress, Dancer)

Rita Hayworth
11
Birthdate: October 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 14, 1987
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 2 
Johan Cruyff
(Football player)

Johan Cruyff
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 24, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Josephine Baker
(Entertainer)

Josephine Baker
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 12, 1975

 4 
Osman I
(Political Leader)

Osman I
16
Birthdate: 1258 AD
Birthplace: Söğüt, Turkey
Died: August 1, 1326

 5 

Shel Silverstein
39
Birthdate: September 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10, 1999

 6 

Johannes Gutenberg
9
Birthdate: 1400 AD
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: February 3, 1468

Jack Johnson (Boxer)
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: June 10, 1946
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Benny Hill
1
Birthdate: January 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: April 20, 1992

 9 
William Henry Harrison
(The First U.S President to Die in the Office and Had the Shortest Presidency in the U.S. History)

William Henry Harrison
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 9, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: April 4, 1841

 10 
Redd Foxx
(Comedian)

Redd Foxx
7
Birthdate: December 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 11, 1991
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 
Ted Hughes
(Poet and Children's Writer)

Ted Hughes
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mytholmroyd
Died: October 28, 1998

 12 
Ida B. Wells
(Women's Rights Activist and Civil Rights Leader)

Ida B. Wells
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25, 1931

 13 
Alexandre Dumas
(One of the Most Popular French Authors of the 19th Century and One of the Most Widely Read & &)

Alexandre Dumas
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
Died: December 5, 1870

 14 

Miguel de Cervantes
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1547
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Died: April 22, 1616

 15 

Dmitry Shostakovich
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: August 9, 1975

 16 
Edward I of England
(King of England (1272-1307))

Edward I of England
9
Birthdate: June 1, 1239
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 7, 1307

 17 
Frances Shand Kydd
(Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales)

Frances Shand Kydd
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sandringham House, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3, 2004

 18 
Faisal of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75))

Faisal of Saudi Arabia
5
Birthdate: April 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: March 25, 1975

Rene Magritte
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lessines, Belgium
Died: August 15, 1967

 20 

Powers Boothe
2
Birthdate: June 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 
William James
(Philosopher, Psychologist)

William James
7
Birthdate: January 11, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 26, 1910

 22 
James Avery
(Film actor)

James Avery
4
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 23 
Lesley Gore
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)

Lesley Gore
4
Birthdate: May 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: February 16, 2015
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 24 
John C. Calhoun
(7th Vice President of the U.S.A)

John C. Calhoun
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1782
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abbeville
Died: March 31, 1850

 25 

McLean Stevenson
5
Birthdate: November 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Normal, Illinois, United States
Died: February 15, 1996
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 26 

Alan Hale Jr.
8
Birthdate: March 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: January 2, 1990
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 27 
Haji Mastan
(Gangster, Smuggler)

Haji Mastan
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India
Died: May 9, 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 
Charles Krauthammer
(Political Columnist Who Won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987 for his columns in 'The Washington Post')

Charles Krauthammer
3
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 21, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 29 

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
8
Birthdate: 0004 BC
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: April 12, 0065

 30 
Fridtjof Nansen
(Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the First High Commissioner for Refugees Appointed by the League of Nations)

Fridtjof Nansen
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: May 13, 1930

 31 
Hayreddin Barbarossa
(Ottoman admiral)

Hayreddin Barbarossa
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1478 AD
Birthplace: Paleokipos, Greece
Died: July 4, 1546

 32 
Timur
(Amir of the Timurid Empire (1370-1405))

Timur
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Birthdate: April 9, 1336
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan
Died: February 18, 1405

 33 
Merle Oberon
(Actress)

Merle Oberon
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: November 23, 1979

 34 
Charles Harrelson
(Hitman, Organized crime figure)

Charles Harrelson
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lovelady, Texas, United States
Died: March 15, 2007
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 
Thomas Robert Malthus
(Political Economist)

Thomas Robert Malthus
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1766
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Surrey, England
Died: December 23, 1834

 36 
Kathryn Kuhlman
(Evangelist)

Kathryn Kuhlman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Johnson County, Missouri, United States
Died: February 20, 1976

 37 
Kangxi Emperor
(Emperor of China)

Kangxi Emperor
3
Birthdate: May 4, 1654
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: December 20, 1722

 38 
William Clark
(Explorer)

William Clark
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1770
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caroline County
Died: September 1, 1838

 39 
Marvin Hamlisch
(Composer, Conductor)

Marvin Hamlisch
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 

Heather Menzies
0
Birthdate: December 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: December 24, 2017

 41 
Maxim Gorky
(Russian Writer Best Known for His Works 'The Lower Depths', 'Mother', 'Chelkash' and 'Children of the Sun')

Maxim Gorky
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 28, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: June 18, 1936

 42 
Robert Preston
(Former Actor best known for his role as Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man on the Broadway stage in 1957)

Robert Preston
0
Birthdate: June 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 21, 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 

Louis de Funès
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Courbevoie, France
Died: January 27, 1983
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 44 
Tex Ritter
(Singer)

Tex Ritter
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murvaul, Texas, USA
Died: January 2, 1974
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 45 
Don Grady
(Actor)

Don Grady
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: June 27, 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 46 
Louis XVIII of France
(King of France (1814-1824))

Louis XVIII of France
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1755
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: September 16, 1824

 47 
Emperor Wu of Han
(Emperor of China)

Emperor Wu of Han
8
Birthdate: June 30, 0156
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chang'an
Died: March 29, 0087

 48 

John Dryden
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1631
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aldwincle, Northamptonshire, England
Died: May 12, 1700

 49 
Robert Walpole
(Prime Minister of Great Britain (1721-42))

Robert Walpole
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1676
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houghton, Norfolk, England
Died: March 18, 1745

 50 
Nicéphore Niépce
(Creator of World's First Permanent Photographic Image)

Nicéphore Niépce
7
Birthdate: March 7, 1765
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chalon-sur-Saône
Died: July 5, 1833