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
Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
American
Aviator, Inventor & Author

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

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
American
Writer, Professor

Pol PotPol Pot
Cambodian
Dictator, War Criminal

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
American
Actress

Peggy LiptonPeggy Lipton
American
Actress

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
American
President of the U.S.A
John LockeJohn Locke
British
Father of Classical Liberalism

AshokaAshoka
Indian
Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty
Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

ConfuciusConfucius
Chinese
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
French
Chemist and Microbiologist

Cilla BlackCilla Black
British
Singer

Telly SavalasTelly Savalas
American
American singer
Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
American
Poet & humanist

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
Italian
Religious Leader

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
British, American
Founding Father of the United States
Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
American
Conductor (New York Philharmonic)

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
Cuban
Former President of Cuba
Arthur SchopenhauerArthur Schopenhauer
German
Philosopher

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
American
 

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
Moroccan
Explorer
John Drew Barrymore John Drew Barrymore
American
Actor

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
American
American novelist
Henry JamesHenry James
American
Writer

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
Russian
Inventor of Periodic Table

MahaviraMahavira
Indian
Last tirthankara of Jainism
Larry FineLarry Fine
American
Comedian

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Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor
Empress Dowager CixiEmpress Dowager Cixi
Chinese
Chinese Empress Dowager

James MacArthurJames MacArthur
American
Actor

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
Serbian
Physicist
Roger VadimRoger Vadim
French
Screenwriter

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

El GrecoEl Greco
Spanish, Greek
Painter

AverroesAverroes
Spanish
Philosopher

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
German
Novelist

John BoscoJohn Bosco
Italian
Priest

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
American
Journalist & Writer, soldier
Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
American
Author

John VernonJohn Vernon
Canadian, American
Actor
Sigrid ValdisSigrid Valdis
American
Actress

Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
American
Actor

Frank JamesFrank James
American
Outlaw
Mithridates VI of PontusMithridates VI of Pontus
Turkish
King of Pontus

BrahmaguptaBrahmagupta
Indian
Mathematician and Astronomer
Narayana GuruNarayana Guru
Indian
Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer

Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
German, Russian
Mathematician

IrenaeusIrenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman
Bishop

Susannah YorkSusannah York
British
Actress

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician
Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
British
Royal Air Force Pilot During World War II

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
Spanish
Writer

Ronald FisherRonald Fisher
British
Statistician

Levi StubbsLevi Stubbs
American
Baritone Singer
Louis AlthusserLouis Althusser
French
Philosopher

Angelica HamiltonAngelica Hamilton
American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter

DupontJohn Eleuthère du Pont
American
Philanthropist

Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
Canadian
Actress
Alvin KarpisAlvin Karpis
Canadian, Spanish
Gangster

Zeno of CitiumZeno of Citium
Cypriot, Greek
Philosopher
Thorstein VeblenThorstein Veblen
American
Economist

Anton BrucknerAnton Bruckner
Austrian
Composer

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
PowhatanPowhatan
American
Native American Leader

Billy SundayBilly Sunday
American
 
Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny
Australian
Nurse & Health Administrator

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
Irish
Poet

JuvenalJuvenal
Italian
Poet

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
Lon NolLon Nol
Cambodian
Cambodian Politician
Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
British
Artist

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
British
English journalist

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
American
Theologian, Philosopher

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
Brazilian
Latin American 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

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
British
Composer

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist
Trygve LieTrygve Lie
Norwegian
First Secretary General of the U.N

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
American
Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the
Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
Cuban
Photographer

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author
Don DunstanDon Dunstan
Australian, Fijian
Former Premier of South Australia
Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
Indian
Sufi Poet