Famous People Who Died At 70

The list of famous people who died at 70 includes Howard Hughes, Stanley Kubrick, Orson Welles, Marco Polo, Richard Kuklinski. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, artists and novelists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 70 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 George V

George V.
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Famous As: Former King of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: June 3, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marlborough House, London, England
Died: January 20, 1936

 2 M. G. Ramachandran

M. G. Ramachandran.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Actor, Politician
Birthdate: January 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kandy, British Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka)
Died: December 24, 1987

 3 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes.
5
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Humble, Texas, US
Died: April 5, 1976

 4 Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 7, 1999
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Formula One driver
Birthdate: February 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 20, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Orson Welles

Orson Welles.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 10, 1985
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Supreme Leader of North Korea
Birthdate: February 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vyatskoye, Khabarovsk Krai
Died: December 17, 2011
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 8 Nina Simone

Nina Simone.
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: February 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tryon
Died: April 21, 2003

 9 Marco Polo

Marco Polo.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1254 AD
Birthplace: Venice
Died: January 9, 1324

 10 King David

King David
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Herder, Sovereign, Singer, Prophet, Politician
Birthdate: 1040 BC
Birthplace: Bethlehem
Died: 0970 BC

 11 Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling.
5
Famous As: Journalist, Poet & Novelist
Birthdate: December 30, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: January 18, 1936

 12 Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert.
3
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Died: April 4, 2013

 13 Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: January 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bhopal, Bhopal State, British India (present-day Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India)
Died: September 22, 2011

 14 Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray.
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Famous As: Indian filmmaker
Birthdate: May 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: April 23, 1992

 15 James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin
Birthdate: March 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: April 23, 1998

 16 Paul Castellano

Paul Castellano.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: November 16, 1985

 17 Nelson Rockefeller

Nelson Rockefeller.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 41st Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: July 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
Died: January 26, 1979

 18 Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet and Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: India
Died: March 2, 1949

 19 Lemmy

Lemmy
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: December 28, 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Suzanne Pleshette

Suzanne Pleshette.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 19, 2008
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 21 Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus.
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Birthdate: February 19, 1473
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toruń
Died: May 24, 1543

 22 Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Musician
Birthdate: May 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: December 22, 2014

 23 Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: May 23, 1707
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Linnés Råshults Stiftelse, Älmhult Municipality, Sweden
Died: January 10, 1778

 24 Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: August 4, 1875

 25 Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton.
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States
Died: February 1, 1966

 26 Richard Kuklinski

Richard Kuklinski.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Contract Killer
Birthdate: April 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 5, 2006

 27 Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sikh Guru
Birthdate: April 15, 1469
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nankana Sahib
Died: September 22, 1539

 28 Henry Ford II

Henry Ford II
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Business Person
Birthdate: September 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 29, 1987

 29 Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: April 5, 1997

 30 Gene Roddenberry

Gene Roddenberry.
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Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24, 1991

 31 Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera.
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Famous As: Painter, Muralist
Birthdate: December 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato, Mexico
Died: November 24, 1957

 32 Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Herne Hill, London, England
Died: October 3, 1998
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 33 Vinod Khanna

Vinod Khanna
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India
Died: April 27, 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Euclid

Euclid.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician - Euclidean Geometry, Euclid's Elements and Euclidean Algorithm
Birthdate: 0330 BC
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: 0260 BC

 35 Lao Tzu (Laozi)

Lao Tzu (Laozi).
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0601 BC
Birthplace: Henan
Died: 0531 BC

 36 Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill.
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Famous As: Hunter
Birthdate: February 26, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scott County
Died: January 10, 1917

 37 Annette Funicello

Annette Funicello.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utica, New York
Died: April 8, 2013
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 38 Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 6, 1991
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 39 Sam Houston

Sam Houston.
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Governor of Texas
Birthdate: March 2, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rockbridge County, Virginia
Died: July 26, 1863

 40 Maurizio D'Ancora

Maurizio D'Ancora
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: May 15, 1983

 41 Bob Denver

Bob Denver.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York
Died: September 2, 2005
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 42 Georgia Engel

Georgia Engel.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Died: April 12, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 43 Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: October 4, 1822
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delaware, Ohio
Died: January 17, 1893

 44 Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Issaquena County, Mississippi
Died: April 30, 1983
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 45 Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: September 26, 1774
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leominster, Massachusetts
Died: March 18, 1845

 46 Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
Died: April 26, 1973
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 47 Ken Norton

Ken Norton.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: August 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
Died: September 18, 2013
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 48 Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer Scientist
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
Died: October 12, 2011

 49 Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter
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Famous As: Film Actress
Birthdate: May 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States
Died: April 10, 2010

 50 Gottfried W. Leibniz

Gottfried W. Leibniz.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Mathematician
Birthdate: July 1, 1646
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leipzig, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire
Died: November 14, 1716