Famous People Who Died At 78

The list of famous people who died at 78 includes Mahatma Gandhi, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Dean Martin, Andrew Jackson, Idi Amin. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, actors and poets and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 78 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi
Indian
Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
American
34th U.S. President

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
American
7th President of the United States

Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
Australian
Actress

Dean MartinDean Martin
American
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States
Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
Former President of Uganda

Kublai KhanKublai Khan
Mongolian
Founder of the Yuan dynasty in Mongolia and China,

Robert ForsterRobert Forster
American
Actor
Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet

TiberiusTiberius
Ancient Roman
Roman Emperor
Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
American
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband

James HerriotJames Herriot
British
Writer

Rajendra PrasadRajendra Prasad
Indian
Former President of India

Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer
Juan PerónJuan Perón
Argentinian
President of Argentina

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy
Ancient Roman
Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician

KabirKabir
Indian
Saint and Mystic Poet
Buddy HackettBuddy Hackett
American
Comedian

Mario PuzoMario Puzo
American
Novelist, Screenwriter
George MarshallGeorge Marshall
American
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana
James NaismithJames Naismith
Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy
Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
German
Former Chancellor of Germany

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist
Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company

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Steve AllenSteve Allen
American
 
Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
British
Actor

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
Russian
Philosopher & Activist

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
Norwegian
Playwright, Poet.
Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
British
Novelist
Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
American
Comedian

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
American
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
French
Actress

Tony MendezTony Mendez
American
CIA Officer

Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
Saudi Arabian
Founder of the Umayyad Caliphate

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
South African
Cardiac Surgeon
Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress

Menachem BeginMenachem Begin
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia

Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish
British
Chemist

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
Greek
General
Queen HimikoQueen Himiko
Japanese
Queen of Japan

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of HalifaxEdward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
British
Former Viceroy of India
Pat ButtramPat Buttram
American
Actor

William WylerWilliam Wyler
American
Film director

David BrennerDavid Brenner
American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
French
Actor

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian
Paul KrugerPaul Kruger
South African
President of South Africa

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King

Jeanne CrainJeanne Crain
American
Actress

Al-FarabiAl-Farabi
Afghan
Philosopher
Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter

Zail SinghZail Singh
Indian
President of India

Alija IzetbegovicAlija Izetbegovic
Bosnian
Political Activist, First President of Bosnia &

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader
Roy BeanRoy Bean
American
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian
Indian Politician
Konstantin TsiolkovskyKonstantin Tsiolkovsky
Russian
Russian-Soviet Rocket Scientist

Camille ClaudelCamille Claudel
French
Sculptor

Van CliburnVan Cliburn
American
American pianist

Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
American
Business Magnate

Ernst MachErnst Mach
Austrian
Physicist
Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general
Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
Australian, American
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

ThalesThales
Greek
Philosopher

Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
Czech
Long Distance Runner

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

Camille CorotCamille Corot
French
French painter

John HerseyJohn Hersey
American
American writer

Patrick WhitePatrick White
Australian
Australian Writer

Gottlob BergerGottlob Berger
German
German Official
Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Gustáv HusákGustáv Husák
Slovak
Slovak Politician
Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille
French
Tragedian

Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner
American
Inventor
Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
Hungarian
Father of Holography
Philip Stanhope Lord chesterfieldPhilip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
British
British Statesman