Famous People Who Died At 72

The list of famous people who died at 72 includes Confucius, John Wayne, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Harris, Aleister Crowley. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, artists and poets and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 72 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

John Wayne John Wayne
American
Actor
Angelica HamiltonAngelica Hamilton
American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
Irish
Actor

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
American
Actress

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
American
Actress

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
British
Occultist
David CarradineDavid Carradine
American
Actor

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
American
Aviator, Inventor & Author

ConfuciusConfucius
Chinese
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and
William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
American
President of the U.S.A

Pol PotPol Pot
Cambodian
Former Prime Minister of Cambodia
Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
American
Writer, Professor

AshokaAshoka
Indian
Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
British
Artist

John LockeJohn Locke
British
Father of Classical Liberalism
Telly SavalasTelly Savalas
American
American singer

John Drew Barrymore John Drew Barrymore
American
Actor

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
Italian
Religious Leader
Thomas PaineThomas Paine
British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
American
Poet & humanist
K. Kamaraj K. Kamaraj
Indian
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India

Arthur SchopenhauerArthur Schopenhauer
German
Philosopher

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
French
Chemist and Microbiologist
Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
American
 

Cilla BlackCilla Black
British
Singer
Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
American
American novelist

PowhatanPowhatan
American
Native American Leader
Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)

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James MacArthurJames MacArthur
American
Actor
Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Larry FineLarry Fine
American
Comedian

Empress Dowager CixiEmpress Dowager Cixi
Chinese
Chinese Empress Dowager

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
Moroccan
Explorer
Henry JamesHenry James
American
Writer
Mary TraversMary Travers
American
Singer-songwriter

MahaviraMahavira
Indian
Last tirthankara of Jainism

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
Serbian
Physicist

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
Russian
Inventor of Periodic Table

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
French
Screenwriter

AverroesAverroes
Spanish
Philosopher

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
American
Author

Mithridates VI of PontusMithridates VI of Pontus
Turkish
King of Pontus
Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician
Sigrid ValdisSigrid Valdis
American
Actress

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
Alvin KarpisAlvin Karpis
Canadian, Spanish
Gangster

John VernonJohn Vernon
Canadian, American
Actor

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
American
Journalist & Writer, soldier

Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
American
Actor

Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
German, Russian
Mathematician
Levi StubbsLevi Stubbs
American
Baritone Singer

Susannah YorkSusannah York
British
Actress

El GrecoEl Greco
Spanish, Greek
Painter

Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
British
Royal Air Force Pilot During World War II
BrahmaguptaBrahmagupta
Indian
Mathematician and Astronomer

Frank JamesFrank James
American
Outlaw
Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
Canadian
Actress

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician

IrenaeusIrenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman
Bishop

Louis AlthusserLouis Althusser
French
Philosopher

John BoscoJohn Bosco
Italian
Priest

Zeno of CitiumZeno of Citium
Cypriot, Greek
Philosopher
Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
Indian
Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer

Yang KyoungjongYang Kyoungjong
South Korean
World War II Soldier
Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
Spanish
Writer

DupontJohn Eleuthère du Pont
American
Philanthropist

Anton BrucknerAnton Bruckner
Austrian
Composer

Thorstein VeblenThorstein Veblen
American
Economist
Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
Thomas MooreThomas Moore
Irish
Poet

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
American
Theologian, Philosopher

JuvenalJuvenal
Italian
Poet

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
British
Composer
Billy SundayBilly Sunday
American
 

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
British
English journalist

Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny
Australian
Nurse & Health Administrator

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A

Lon NolLon Nol
Cambodian
Cambodian Politician
Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
Brazilian
Latin American Composer

John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres
British
British Army Officer
Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author
Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N
Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
Cuban
Photographer