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.

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
American
Aviator, Inventor & Author
John Wayne John Wayne
American
Actor

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
American
Actress

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
Irish
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
American
Actress

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
British
Occultist
Pol PotPol Pot
Cambodian
Dictator, War Criminal

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
American
President of the U.S.A

ConfuciusConfucius
Chinese
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and
AshokaAshoka
Indian
Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
American
Writer, Professor
Telly SavalasTelly Savalas
American
American singer

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
French
Chemist and Microbiologist

John LockeJohn Locke
British
Father of Classical Liberalism

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
Italian
Religious Leader
Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
American
Poet & humanist

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer

Arthur SchopenhauerArthur Schopenhauer
German
Philosopher

Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)
Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
Cuban
Former President of Cuba

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
Moroccan
Explorer
Thomas PaineThomas Paine
British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
American
 

Larry FineLarry Fine
American
Comedian
MahaviraMahavira
Indian
Last tirthankara of Jainism

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
American
American novelist
James MacArthurJames MacArthur
American
Actor

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Cilla BlackCilla Black
British
Singer
Henry JamesHenry James
American
Writer

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John Drew Barrymore John Drew Barrymore
American
Actor
Empress Dowager CixiEmpress Dowager Cixi
Chinese
Chinese Empress Dowager

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

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army

Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
British
Royal Air Force Pilot During World War II
Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
Russian
Inventor of Periodic Table

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
French
Screenwriter

Mary TraversMary Travers
American
Singer-songwriter

AverroesAverroes
Spanish
Philosopher
El GrecoEl Greco
Spanish, Greek
Painter

K. Kamaraj K. Kamaraj
Indian
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

Susannah YorkSusannah York
British
Actress

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
American
Author
Sigrid ValdisSigrid Valdis
American
Actress

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
American
Journalist & Writer, soldier

John VernonJohn Vernon
Canadian, American
Actor
Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
American
Actor

Frank JamesFrank James
American
Outlaw

IrenaeusIrenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman
Bishop

DupontJohn Eleuthère du Pont
American
Philanthropist

Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny
Australian
Nurse & Health Administrator
Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
German, Russian
Mathematician

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress

Mithridates VI of PontusMithridates VI of Pontus
Turkish
King of Pontus

Levi StubbsLevi Stubbs
American
Baritone Singer
Louis AlthusserLouis Althusser
French
Philosopher

BrahmaguptaBrahmagupta
Indian
Mathematician and Astronomer
Zeno of CitiumZeno of Citium
Cypriot, Greek
Philosopher

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician
Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
Canadian
Actress

Alvin KarpisAlvin Karpis
Canadian, Spanish
Gangster
Anton BrucknerAnton Bruckner
Austrian
Composer

John BoscoJohn Bosco
Italian
Priest

Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
Indian
Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer
Angelica HamiltonAngelica Hamilton
American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
Spanish
Writer
Thorstein VeblenThorstein Veblen
American
Economist

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
Irish
Poet

PowhatanPowhatan
American
Native American Leader

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
Billy SundayBilly Sunday
American
 
JuvenalJuvenal
Italian
Poet

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
British
Artist

Lon NolLon Nol
Cambodian
Cambodian Politician

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist
Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
American
Theologian, Philosopher

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
British
English journalist

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
Brazilian
Latin American Composer

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
British
Composer

John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres
British
British Army Officer
Yang KyoungjongYang Kyoungjong
South Korean
World War II Soldier

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
Cuban
Photographer

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N
Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author
Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
Indian
Sufi Poet