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

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

28 September 1852

British

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

01 October 1930

Irish

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley

12 October 1875

British

AshokaAshoka
(Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty)

0304 BC

Indian

John LockeJohn Locke
(Father of Classical Liberalism)

29 August 1632

British

Joan CrawfordJoan Crawford
(Actress)

23 March 1905

American

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

15 September 1857

American

Pol PotPol Pot
(Dictator, War Criminal)

19 May 1925

Cambodian

ConfuciusConfucius
(Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and philosopher)

28 September 0551

Chinese

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
(Writer, Professor)

02 January 1920

American

Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh
(Aviator, Inventor & Author)

04 February 1902

American

Louis PasteurLouis Pasteur
(Chemist and Microbiologist)

27 December 1822

French

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos
(Former President of the Philippines)

11 September 1917

Filipino

Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman
(Poet & humanist)

31 May 1819

American

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
(Founding Father of the United States)

29 January 1737

British,American

Leonard BernsteinLeonard Bernstein
(Conductor (New York Philharmonic))

25 August 1918

American

Telly SavalasTelly Savalas
(American singer)

21 January 1922

American

Ibn BattutaIbn Battuta
(Explorer)

25 February 1304

Moroccan

Pope Alexander VIPope Alexander VI
(Religious Leader)

01 January 1431

Italian

MahaviraMahavira
(Last tirthankara of Jainism)

0599 BC

Indian

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville

01 August 1819

American

Arthur SchopenhauerArthur Schopenhauer
(Philosopher)

22 February 1788

German

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
(Inventor of Periodic Table)

08 February 1834

Russian

Empress Dowager CixiEmpress Dowager Cixi
(Chinese Empress Dowager)

29 November 1835

Chinese

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
(General of German Army)

09 April 1865

German

Fulgencio BatistaFulgencio Batista
(Former President of Cuba)

16 January 1901

Cuban

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
(American novelist)

03 February 1874

American

Henry JamesHenry James
(Writer)

15 April 1843

American

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
(Actor)

12 February 1915

Canadian

John Drew Barrymore John Drew Barrymore
(Actor)

04 June 1932

American

Larry FineLarry Fine
(Comedian)

05 October 1902

American

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

15 July 1903

Indian

Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
(Sufi Poet)

1253 AD

Indian

BrahmaguptaBrahmagupta
(Mathematician and Astronomer)

0598 AD

Indian

Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
(Mathematician)

03 March 1845

German,Russian

AverroesAverroes
(Philosopher)

14 April 1126

Spanish

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
(Naval Officer)

30 January 1926

Russian

Carlos CastanedaCarlos Castaneda
(Author)

25 December 1925

American

Marcello Mastroianni Marcello Mastroianni
(Actor)

28 September 1924

Italian

Erich Maria RemarqueErich Maria Remarque
(Novelist)

22 June 1898

German

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

24 June 1842

American

DupontJohn Eleuthère du Pont
(Philanthropist)

22 November 1938

American

Angelica HamiltonAngelica Hamilton
(Alexander Hamilton's Daughter)

25 September 1784

American

Frank JamesFrank James
(Outlaw)

10 January 1843

American

Alvin KarpisAlvin Karpis
(Gangster)

10 August 1907

Canadian,Spanish

Sigrid ValdisSigrid Valdis
(Actress)

21 September 1935

American

Alexis SmithAlexis Smith
(Actress)

08 June 1921

Canadian

Anton BrucknerAnton Bruckner
(Composer)

04 September 1824

Austrian

Billy SundayBilly Sunday

19 November 1862

American

Miguel de UnamunoMiguel de Unamuno
(Writer)

29 September 1864

Spanish

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

JuvenalJuvenal
(Poet)

0055 AD

Italian

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
(English journalist)

17 October 1725

British

Barbara HepworthBarbara Hepworth
(Artist)

10 January 1903

British

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

05 March 1887

Brazilian

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
(Theologian, Philosopher)

30 January 1912

American

Lon NolLon Nol
(Cambodian Politician)

13 November 1913

Cambodian

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
(American author)

26 June 1916

American

Frederick DeliusFrederick Delius
(Composer)

29 January 1862

British

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

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

Dr Zakir HussainDr Zakir Husain
(Former President of India)

08 February 1897

Indian

Arthur HendersonArthur Henderson
(Politician)

13 September 1863

British

Anatole LitvakAnatole Litvak
(Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

21 May 1902

French,Ukrainian,American,Russian

William E SimonWilliam E. Simon
(Businessman, Philanthropist)

27 November 1927

American

Don DunstanDon Dunstan
(Former Premier of South Australia)

21 September 1926

Australian,Fijian

Alexander Turney StewartAlexander Turney Stewart
(Entrepreneur)

12 October 1803

American

Robert Siodmak Robert Siodmak
(Film Director)

08 August 1900

German

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

14 February 1847

American