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

James NaismithJames Naismith
Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
Former President of Uganda

Dean MartinDean Martin
American
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

James HerriotJames Herriot
British
Writer

Kublai KhanKublai Khan
Mongolian
Founder of the Yuan dynasty in Mongolia and China,
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

TiberiusTiberius
Ancient Roman
Roman Emperor
Robert ForsterRobert Forster
American
Actor

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

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

Juan PerónJuan Perón
Argentinian
President of Argentina
Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy
Ancient Roman
Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician

Rajendra PrasadRajendra Prasad
Indian
Former President of India

KabirKabir
Indian
Saint and Mystic Poet

Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States
Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
American
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband

Buddy HackettBuddy Hackett
American
Comedian
Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Tony MendezTony Mendez
American
CIA Officer

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress
Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
British
Novelist
Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
Australian
Actress

Mario PuzoMario Puzo
American
Novelist, Screenwriter
Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

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Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company
Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
Norwegian
Playwright, Poet.

Steve AllenSteve Allen
American
 

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist
 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
Russian
Philosopher & Activist
Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
Saudi Arabian
Founder of the Umayyad Caliphate

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
American
Comedian

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
American
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
German
Former Chancellor of Germany

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
French
Actress

Menachem BeginMenachem Begin
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

William WylerWilliam Wyler
American
Film director

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
Greek
General
Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
British
Actor

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S
Pat ButtramPat Buttram
American
Actor

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
French
Actor

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of HalifaxEdward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
British
Former Viceroy of India
V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian
Indian Politician

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King
David BrennerDavid Brenner
American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
South African
Cardiac Surgeon

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia
Paul KrugerPaul Kruger
South African
President of South Africa

Queen HimikoQueen Himiko
Japanese
Queen of Japan

Al-FarabiAl-Farabi
Afghan
Philosopher

Jeanne CrainJeanne Crain
American
Actress
Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
American
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

Zail SinghZail Singh
Indian
President of India

Jean ShepherdJean Shepherd
American
Radio personality
Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader

Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish
British
Chemist
Roy BeanRoy Bean
American
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

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

Camille ClaudelCamille Claudel
French
Sculptor
Konstantin TsiolkovskyKonstantin Tsiolkovsky
Russian
Russian-Soviet Rocket Scientist

Van CliburnVan Cliburn
American
American pianist

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist
Ernst MachErnst Mach
Austrian
Physicist
Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

ThalesThales
Greek
Philosopher

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
Australian, American
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
Czech
Long Distance Runner
Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
American
Business Magnate

Patrick WhitePatrick White
Australian
Australian Writer

Camille CorotCamille Corot
French
French painter

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Gottlob BergerGottlob Berger
German
German Official

Gustáv HusákGustáv Husák
Slovak
Slovak Politician
Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille
French
Tragedian

John HerseyJohn Hersey
American
American writer
Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
British
British writer
Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner
American
Inventor