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.

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
30 August 1946, American
Actress
John Wayne John Wayne
26 May 1907, American
Actor

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
01 October 1930, Irish
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
23 March 1905, American
Actress

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
12 October 1875, British
 

John LockeJohn Locke
29 August 1632, British
Father of Classical Liberalism
Pol PotPol Pot
19 May 1925, Cambodian
Dictator, War Criminal

AshokaAshoka
0304 BC, Indian
Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
15 September 1857, American
President of the U.S.A

ConfuciusConfucius
28 September 0551, Chinese
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and
Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920, American
Writer, Professor

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
27 December 1822, French
Chemist and Microbiologist
Telly SavalasTelly Savalas
21 January 1922, American
American singer

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
04 February 1902, American
Aviator, Inventor & Author

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
11 September 1917, Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
31 May 1819, American
Poet & humanist

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
01 August 1819, American
 
Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737, British, American
Founding Father of the United States

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
01 January 1431, Italian
Religious Leader

Arthur SchopenhauerArthur Schopenhauer
22 February 1788, German
Philosopher
MahaviraMahavira
0599 BC, Indian
Last tirthankara of Jainism

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
08 February 1834, Russian
Inventor of Periodic Table
K. Kamaraj K. Kamaraj
15 July 1903, Indian
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
25 February 1304, Moroccan
Explorer

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
10 January 1944, American
Singer

John Drew Barrymore John Drew Barrymore
04 June 1932, American
Actor
Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
25 August 1918, American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)
Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Larry FineLarry Fine
05 October 1902, American
Comedian

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
12 February 1915, Canadian
Actor
Henry JamesHenry James
15 April 1843, American
Writer

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Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
16 January 1901, Cuban
Former President of Cuba

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
19 December 1875, Serbian
Physicist

Empress Dowager CixiEmpress Dowager Cixi
29 November 1835, Chinese
Chinese Empress Dowager

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
09 April 1865, German
General of German Army
John Churchill, 1st Duke of MarlboroughJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
26 May 1650, British
Military Leader

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
26 January 1928, French
Screenwriter
Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
1253 AD, Indian
Sufi Poet

El GrecoEl Greco
01 October 1541, Spanish, Greek
Painter

BrahmaguptaBrahmagupta
0598 AD, Indian
Mathematician and Astronomer
AverroesAverroes
14 April 1126, Spanish
Philosopher

Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
21 February 1910, British
Royal Air Force Pilot During World War II
James MacArthurJames MacArthur
08 December 1937, American
Actor

Susannah YorkSusannah York
09 January 1939, British
Actress

Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni
28 September 1924, Italian
Actor

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
25 December 1925, American
Author

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
24 June 1842, American
Journalist & Writer, soldier
Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
03 March 1845, German, Russian
Mathematician

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
22 June 1898, German
Novelist

John VernonJohn Vernon
24 February 1932, Canadian, American
Actor

Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
05 April 1933, American
Actor
Frank JamesFrank James
10 January 1843, American
Outlaw

Angelica HamiltonAngelica Hamilton
25 September 1784, American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter
Alvin KarpisAlvin Karpis
10 August 1907, Canadian, Spanish
Gangster

Sigrid ValdisSigrid Valdis
21 September 1935, American
Actress

Anton BrucknerAnton Bruckner
04 September 1824, Austrian
Composer
Wilfrid BrambellWilfrid Brambell
22 March 1912, Irish
Actor

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
29 September 1864, Spanish
Writer
Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
08 June 1921, Canadian
Actress

Levi StubbsLevi Stubbs
06 June 1936, American
Baritone Singer

Upendranath BrahmachariUpendranath Brahmachari
19 December 1873, Indian
Scientist
Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
20 December 1939, American
Actress

Yang KyoungjongYang Kyoungjong
03 March 1920, South Korean
World War II Soldier
Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
10 January 1903, British
Artist

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
28 May 1779, Irish
Poet, Singer, Songwriter, & Entertainer

DupontJohn Eleuthère du Pont
22 November 1938, American
Philanthropist

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
30 January 1926, Russian
Naval Officer
JuvenalJuvenal
0055 AD, Italian
Poet
Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19 November 1862, American
 

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
10 December 1933, Japanese, American
Actor

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
17 October 1725, British
English journalist

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
30 January 1912, American
Theologian, Philosopher
John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres
28 September 1852, British
British Army Officer

Lon NolLon Nol
13 November 1913, Cambodian
Cambodian Politician

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
29 January 1862, British
Composer

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
05 March 1887, Brazilian
Latin American Composer

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792, American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny
20 September 1880, Australian
Nurse & Health Administrator

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
26 June 1916, American
American author
Trygve LieTrygve Lie
16 July 1896, Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
28 February 1915, British
Biologist

Don DunstanDon Dunstan
21 September 1926, Australian, Fijian
Former Premier of South Australia
Arthur HendersonArthur Henderson
13 September 1863, British
Politician

Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
14 September 1928, Cuban
Photographer
Heike Kamerlingh OnnesHeike Kamerlingh Onnes
21 September 1853, Dutch
Physicist

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
14 February 1847, American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the

William E SimonWilliam E. Simon
27 November 1927, American
Businessman, Philanthropist

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
21 May 1902, French, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Christiaan EijkmanChristiaan Eijkman
11 August 1858, Dutch
Physician

Alexander Turney StewartAlexander Turney Stewart
12 October 1803, American
Entrepreneur
Robert Siodmak Robert Siodmak
08 August 1900, German
Film Director

Dr Zakir HussainDr Zakir Husain
08 February 1897, Indian
Former President of India
Edward Victor AppletonEdward Victor Appleton
06 September 1892, British
Physicist

Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen Ferdinand von Richthofen
05 May 1833, German
Geographer, Traveler, Scientist
Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
09 December 1926, American
Physicist