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
(Leader of Indian Independence Movement)

02 October 1869

Indian

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
(34th U.S. President)

14 October 1890

American

Dean MartinDean Martin
(Actor, Comedian, Singer)

07 June 1917

American

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
(7th President of the United States)

15 March 1767

American

Idi AminIdi Amin

1925 AD

Ugandan

Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
(Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband)

10 June 1932

American

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
(Wife of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Activist and Promoter of New Deal)

11 October 1884

American

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
(Civil Rights Activist, Author)

27 April 1927

American

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

23 September 1215

Mongolian

TiberiusTiberius
(Roman Emperor)

16 November 0042

Ancient Roman

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
(American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet)

25 May 1803

American

Rajendra PrasadRajendra Prasad
(Former President of India)

03 December 1884

Indian

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KabirKabir
(Saint and Mystic Poet)

1440 AD

Indian

Juan PerónJuan Perón
(President of Argentina)

08 October 1895

Argentinian

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

09 January 1908

French

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

10 October 1930

British

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
(Novelist)

22 April 1899

Swiss,American,Russian

James NaismithJames Naismith
(Invented Basketball)

06 November 1861

Canadian,American

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Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
(Political and Spiritual Leader)

15 August 1872

Indian

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
(Physicist)

30 November 1858

Indian

Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
(Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company)

24 June 1893

American

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
(Playwright, Poet.)

20 March 1828

Norwegian

Janet RenoJanet Reno
(78th Attorney General of the United States)

21 July 1938

American

Buddy HackettBuddy Hackett
(Comedian)

31 August 1924

American

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Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
(Actress)

05 October 1933

Australian

Pierre-Auguste RenoirPierre-Auguste Renoir
(Painter)

25 February 1841

French

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
(Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army)

31 December 1880

American

Steve AllenSteve Allen

26 December 1921

American

Mario PuzoMario Puzo
(Novelist, Screenwriter)

15 October 1920

American

Menachem BeginMenachem Begin
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

16 August 1913

Israeli

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Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
(Actress)

22 October 1844

French

Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
(Former Chancellor of Germany)

18 December 1913

German

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
(Actress)

14 November 1906

American

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
(Philosopher & Activist)

09 December 1842

Russian

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
(Comedian)

25 February 1901

American

Jeanne CrainJeanne Crain
(Actress)

25 May 1925

American

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Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
(Theologian)

21 June 1892

American

Roy BeanRoy Bean
(Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper)

1825 AD

American

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
(Cardiac Surgeon)

08 November 1922

South African

Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
(Actor)

27 November 1920

British

William WylerWilliam Wyler
(Film director)

01 July 1902

American

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
(Actor)

28 August 1899

French

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Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
(Entrepreneur & Philanthropist)

19 May 1795

American

Zail SinghZail Singh
(President of India)

05 May 1916

Indian

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
(Former First Lady of Botswana)

09 December 1923

Botswanan

Prasanta Chandra MahalanobisPrasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
(Statistician)

29 June 1893

Indian

Camille ClaudelCamille Claudel
(Sculptor)

08 December 1864

French

Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish
(Chemist)

10 October 1731

British

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

24 November 1877

American

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
(Architect)

03 February 1898

Finnish

Konstantin TsiolkovskyKonstantin Tsiolkovsky
(Russian-Soviet Rocket Scientist)

17 September 1857

Russian

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
(Experimenter)

29 September 1898

Russian

ThalesThales
(Philosopher)

0624 BC

Greek

David BrennerDavid Brenner
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)

04 February 1936

American

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Van CliburnVan Cliburn
(American pianist)

12 July 1934

American

V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
(Indian Politician)

03 May 1896

Indian

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
(French general)

12 January 1852

French

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
(Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist)

08 July 1882

Australian,American

Adlai Stevenson IAdlai Stevenson I
(23rd Vice President of the United States)

23 October 1835

American

Ernst MachErnst Mach
(Physicist)

18 February 1838

Austrian

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Patrick WhitePatrick White
(Australian Writer)

28 May 1912

Australian

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
(Physicist)

19 December 1852

American

Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille
(Tragedian)

06 June 1606

French

Alan VegaAlan Vega
(Vocalist)

23 June 1938

American

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
(Writer)

21 October 1790

French

Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy
(Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician)

0090 AD

Ancient Roman

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John HerseyJohn Hersey
(American writer)

17 June 1914

American

Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner
(Inventor)

20 May 1851

American

Gustáv HusákGustáv Husák
(Slovak Politician)

10 January 1913

Slovak

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
(Guyana's Father of Nation)

22 March 1918

Guyanese

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
(Father of Holography)

05 June 1900

Hungarian

Salvatore Edoardo LuriaSalvador Luria
(Microbiologist)

13 August 1912

Italian

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Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
(British writer)

26 December 1913

British

Josephine ButlerJosephine Butler
(Social Worker)

13 April 1828

British

Wilhelm OstwaldWilhelm Ostwald
(Chemist)

02 September 1853

German