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.

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 1 
Marco Polo
(Explorer)

Marco Polo
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1254 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: January 8, 1324

 2 
Louis Armstrong
(Trumpeter)

Louis Armstrong
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 6, 1971

 3 
Niki Lauda
(Former Formula One driver)

Niki Lauda
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 20, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 
Rudyard Kipling
(Journalist, Poet & Novelist)

Rudyard Kipling
13
Birthdate: December 30, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: January 18, 1936

 5 
Howard Hughes
(Entrepreneur, Investor)

Howard Hughes
22
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Humble, Texas, United States
Died: April 5, 1976

 6 
Nicolaus Copernicus
(Mathematician)

Nicolaus Copernicus
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 19, 1473
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toruń, Poland
Died: May 24, 1543

 7 
Orson Welles
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers of All Time and Director of 'Citizen Kane')

Orson Welles
16
Birthdate: May 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 10, 1985
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Hans Christian Andersen
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Died: August 4, 1875

 9 
Carl Linnaeus
(Botanist)

Carl Linnaeus
36
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 23, 1707
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Linnés Råshults Stiftelse, Älmhult Municipality, Sweden
Died: January 10, 1778

 10 
Joe Cocker
(Singer & Musician)

Joe Cocker
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Crookes, Sheffield, England
Died: December 22, 2014

 11 
Stanley Kubrick
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers in Cinematic History)

Stanley Kubrick
25
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 7, 1999
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 

Buster Keaton
4
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States
Died: February 1, 1966
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 13 
Rush Limbaugh
(Conservative Political Commentator and Host of 'The Rush Limbaugh Show')

Rush Limbaugh
44
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
Died: February 17, 2021

 14 

Suzanne Pleshette
11
Birthdate: January 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 19, 2008
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 15 
Sam Houston
(Governor of Texas (1859-61))

Sam Houston
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 2, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States
Died: July 26, 1863

 16 
Buffalo Bill
(Hunter, Soldier)

Buffalo Bill
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scott County, Iowa, United States
Died: January 10, 1917

 17 
Rutherford B. Hayes
(President of the United States (1877-81))

Rutherford B. Hayes
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1822
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delaware, Ohio, United States
Died: January 17, 1893

 18 
James Earl Ray
(Assassin)

James Earl Ray
20
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: April 23, 1998

 19 
Markie Post
(Actress)

Markie Post
26
Birthdate: November 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Died: August 7, 2021
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 20 
Nelson Rockefeller
(Vice President of the United States (1974-77))

Nelson Rockefeller
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
Died: January 26, 1979

 21 
Guru Nanak
(Founder of Sikhism)

Guru Nanak
17
Birthdate: April 15, 1469
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nankana Sahib, Pakistan
Died: September 22, 1539

 22 
Gerald Durrell
(Naturalist, Conservationist)

Gerald Durrell
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, India
Died: January 30, 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 
Diego Rivera
(Painter)

Diego Rivera
23
Birthdate: December 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato, Mexico
Died: November 25, 1957

 24 
Sarojini Naidu
(Poet and Freedom Fighter)

Sarojini Naidu
37
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949

 25 
Gene Tierney
(Actress)

Gene Tierney
4
Birthdate: November 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 6, 1991
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 
Johnny Appleseed
(Missionary)

Johnny Appleseed
27
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 26, 1774
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 18, 1845

 27 
George V
(King of the United Kingdom (1910-36))

George V
39
Birthdate: June 3, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 20, 1936
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

Gene Roddenberry
2
Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24, 1991

 29 
Muddy Waters
(Musician)

Muddy Waters
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Issaquena County, Mississippi
Died: April 30, 1983
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 
Bob Denver
(Actor)

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

 31 

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

 32 
Vivian Vance
(Actress)

Vivian Vance
6
Birthdate: July 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cherryvale, Kansas
Died: August 17, 1979

 33 

Annette Funicello
4
Birthdate: October 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: April 8, 2013
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 34 
King David
(King of Israel)

King David
0
Birthdate: 1040 BC
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Israel
Died: 0970 BC

 35 
Satyajit Ray
(Indian filmmaker)

Satyajit Ray
11
Birthdate: May 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: April 23, 1992

 36 
Martha Washington
(First Lady of the United States (1789-1797))

Martha Washington
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1731
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chestnut Grove, Virginia, United States
Died: May 22, 1802

 37 
Henry Ford II
(Business Person)

Henry Ford II
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 29, 1987

 38 
Roger Ebert
(Film critic)

Roger Ebert
7
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Urbana, Illinois, United States
Died: April 4, 2013

 39 
Anne Sullivan
(Educator)

Anne Sullivan
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agawam, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 20, 1936

 40 
Paul Castellano
(Gangster)

Paul Castellano
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: November 16, 1985

Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 0780 AD
Birthplace: Khwarazm, Uzbekistan
Died: 0850 AD

 42 
Eddie Money
(Singer-songwriter)

Eddie Money
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 13, 2019
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 43 
G. H. Hardy
(Mathematician)

G. H. Hardy
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 7, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cranleigh, England
Died: December 1, 1947

 44 
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(Educator & Social Reformer He is Considered the "Father of Bengali prose")

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birsingha, West Bengal, India
Died: July 29, 1891

 45 
Georgia Engel
(Actress)

Georgia Engel
2
Birthdate: July 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 12, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 46 

Denholm Elliott
2
Birthdate: May 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: October 6, 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 47 
John Paul Getty Jr.
(Philanthropist)

John Paul Getty Jr.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Italy
Died: April 17, 2003

 48 
Alex Haley
(Writer)

Alex Haley
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: February 10, 1992

 49 
Henry Mancini
(Composer)

Henry Mancini
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14, 1994

 50 
Louis Vuitton
(Businessman)

Louis Vuitton
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1821
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: France
Died: February 27, 1892