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

Dean MartinDean Martin
American
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
 

Robert ForsterRobert Forster
American
Actor
Camille ClaudelCamille Claudel
French
Sculptor

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

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

Ralph Waldo EmersionRalph Waldo Emerson
American
American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet
TiberiusTiberius
Ancient Roman
Roman Emperor

Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
British
Novelist

Rajendra PrasadRajendra Prasad
Indian
Former President of India

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Juan PerónJuan Perón
Argentinian
President of Argentina
KabirKabir
Indian
Saint and Mystic Poet

Martin D. GinsburgMartin D. Ginsburg
American
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband

Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress
Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

James NaismithJames Naismith
Canadian, American
Invented Basketball
Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Buddy HackettBuddy Hackett
American
Comedian

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
Norwegian
Playwright, Poet.
Mario PuzoMario Puzo
American
Novelist, Screenwriter

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
American
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States
Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

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Edward Wood, 1st Earl of HalifaxEdward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
British
Former Viceroy of India
Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
Australian
Actress

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
Russian
Philosopher & Activist

Steve AllenSteve Allen
American
 

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
French
Actress
Tony MendezTony Mendez
American
CIA Officer
Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
Saudi Arabian
Founder of the Umayyad Caliphate

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
German
Former Chancellor of Germany
Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian

Pat ButtramPat Buttram
American
Actor

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
Greek
General

Menachem BeginMenachem Begin
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
British
Actor
James HerriotJames Herriot
British
Writer

William WylerWilliam Wyler
American
Film director
Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
French
Actor

Paul KrugerPaul Kruger
South African
President of South Africa

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
American
Comedian
V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian
Indian Politician

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
South African
Cardiac Surgeon
Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
American
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Jeanne CrainJeanne Crain
American
Actress

Zail SinghZail Singh
Indian
President of India
Al-FarabiAl-Farabi
Afghan
Philosopher

David BrennerDavid Brenner
American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect
Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S

Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish
British
Chemist

Roy BeanRoy Bean
American
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader
Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Konstantin TsiolkovskyKonstantin Tsiolkovsky
Russian
Russian-Soviet Rocket Scientist
Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

ThalesThales
Greek
Philosopher

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Percy GraingerPercy Grainger
Australian, American
Musician, Composer, arranger and pianist

Adlai Stevenson IAdlai Stevenson I
American
23rd Vice President of the United States
Van CliburnVan Cliburn
American
American pianist

Ernst MachErnst Mach
Austrian
Physicist

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist

Patrick WhitePatrick White
Australian
Australian Writer
Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille
French
Tragedian

Ivan MeštrovićIvan Meštrović
Croatian, American
Sculptor

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
Hungarian
Father of Holography
Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner
American
Inventor

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Gustáv HusákGustáv Husák
Slovak
Slovak Politician

John HerseyJohn Hersey
American
American writer

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
British
British writer
Josephine ButlerJosephine Butler
British
Social Worker

Wilhelm OstwaldWilhelm Ostwald
German
Chemist
Salvatore Edoardo LuriaSalvador Luria
Italian
Microbiologist

Michael AncherMichael Ancher
Danish
Painter
Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy
Ancient Roman
Astronomer, Cartographer & Mathematician
William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
American
Physician and Surgeon