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
(Actor, Director, Producer)

26 May 1907

American

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
(Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director)

01 October 1930

Irish

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
(Actress)

23 March 1905

American

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley

12 October 1875

British

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft
(President of the U.S.A)

15 September 1857

American

John LockeJohn Locke
(Father of Classical Liberalism)

29 August 1632

British

AshokaAshoka
(Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty)

0304 BC

Indian

John French, 1st Earl of YpresJohn French, 1st Earl of Ypres
(British Army Officer)

28 September 1852

British

Pol PotPol Pot
(Dictator, War Criminal)

19 May 1925

Cambodian

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
(Writer, Professor)

02 January 1920

American

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
(Aviator, Inventor & Author)

04 February 1902

American

ConfuciusConfucius
(Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and philosopher)

28 September 0551

Chinese

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Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
(Former President of the Philippines)

11 September 1917

Filipino

Telly SavalasTelly Savalas
(American singer)

21 January 1922

American

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
(Chemist and Microbiologist)

27 December 1822

French

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
(Poet & humanist)

31 May 1819

American

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
(Founding Father of the United States)

29 January 1737

British,American

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
(Singer)

10 January 1944

American

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Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
(Conductor (New York Philharmonic))

25 August 1918

American

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
(Religious Leader)

01 January 1431

Italian

Douglas BaderDouglas Bader
(Royal Air Force Pilot During World War II)

21 February 1910

British

Arthur SchopenhauerArthur Schopenhauer
(Philosopher)

22 February 1788

German

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
(Inventor of Periodic Table)

08 February 1834

Russian

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville

01 August 1819

American

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Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
(Explorer)

25 February 1304

Moroccan

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
(Former President of Cuba)

16 January 1901

Cuban

MahaviraMahavira
(Last tirthankara of Jainism)

0599 BC

Indian

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
(American novelist)

03 February 1874

American

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
(Screenwriter)

26 January 1928

French

John Drew Barrymore John Drew Barrymore
(Actor)

04 June 1932

American

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Empress Dowager CixiEmpress Dowager Cixi
(Chinese Empress Dowager)

29 November 1835

Chinese

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
(Actor)

12 February 1915

Canadian

Henry JamesHenry James
(Writer)

15 April 1843

American

Larry FineLarry Fine
(Comedian)

05 October 1902

American

Cilla BlackCilla Black
(Singer)

27 May 1943

British

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
(General of German Army)

09 April 1865

German

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K. Kamaraj K. Kamaraj
(Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, India)

15 July 1903

Indian

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
(Naval Officer)

30 January 1926

Russian

El GrecoEl Greco
(Painter)

01 October 1541

Spanish,Greek

Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni
(Actor)

28 September 1924

Italian

Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
(Sufi Poet)

1253 AD

Indian

BrahmaguptaBrahmagupta
(Mathematician and Astronomer)

0598 AD

Indian

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AverroesAverroes
(Philosopher)

14 April 1126

Spanish

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
(Journalist & Writer, soldier)

24 June 1842

American

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
(Author)

25 December 1925

American

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
(Novelist)

22 June 1898

German

Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
(Mathematician)

03 March 1845

German,Russian

Angelica HamiltonAngelica Hamilton
(Alexander Hamilton's Daughter)

25 September 1784

American

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DupontJohn Eleuthère du Pont
(Philanthropist)

22 November 1938

American

Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
(Actor)

05 April 1933

American

Frank JamesFrank James
(Outlaw)

10 January 1843

American

Sigrid ValdisSigrid Valdis
(Actress)

21 September 1935

American

Alvin KarpisAlvin Karpis
(Gangster)

10 August 1907

Canadian,Spanish

Anton BrucknerAnton Bruckner
(Composer)

04 September 1824

Austrian

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Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
(Actress)

08 June 1921

Canadian

Billy SundayBilly Sunday

19 November 1862

American

Thomas MooreThomas Moore
(Poet, Singer, Songwriter, & Entertainer)

28 May 1779

Irish

Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)

20 September 1880

Australian

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
(Actor)

10 December 1933

Japanese,American

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
(Writer)

29 September 1864

Spanish

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Don DunstanDon Dunstan
(Former Premier of South Australia)

21 September 1926

Australian,Fijian

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
(English journalist)

17 October 1725

British

JuvenalJuvenal
(Poet)

0055 AD

Italian

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
(Artist)

10 January 1903

British

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
(Theologian, Philosopher)

30 January 1912

American

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
(Latin American Composer)

05 March 1887

Brazilian

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Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
(Composer)

29 January 1862

British

Lon NolLon Nol
(Cambodian Politician)

13 November 1913

Cambodian

Trygve LieTrygve Lie
(First Secretary General of the U.N)

16 July 1896

Norwegian

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

10 July 1792

American

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
(American author)

26 June 1916

American

Anna Howard ShawAnna Howard Shaw
(Leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States.)

14 February 1847

American

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Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
(Biologist)

28 February 1915

British

Heike Kamerlingh OnnesHeike Kamerlingh Onnes
(Physicist)

21 September 1853

Dutch

Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
(Photographer)

14 September 1928

Cuban