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
Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
American
7th President of the United States

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
American
34th U.S. President

Dean MartinDean Martin
American
Actor, Comedian, Singer

Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
Former President of Uganda

Kublai KhanKublai Khan
Mongolian
Founder of the Yuan dynasty in Mongolia and China,
Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

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

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author
Robert ForsterRobert Forster
American
Actor

TiberiusTiberius
Ancient Roman
Roman Emperor
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
Swiss, American, Russian
Novelist

Rajendra PrasadRajendra Prasad
Indian
Former President of India

Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
Australian
Actress

Juan PerónJuan Perón
Argentinian
President of Argentina
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

Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
British
Novelist
Roy O. DisneyRoy O. Disney
American
Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
American
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Buddy HackettBuddy Hackett
American
Comedian

Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
Saudi Arabian
Founder of the Umayyad Caliphate

Willy BrandtWilly Brandt
German
Former Chancellor of Germany
James HerriotJames Herriot
British
Writer

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader
Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
Russian
Philosopher & Activist

Zeppo MarxZeppo Marx
American
Comedian
Mario PuzoMario Puzo
American
Novelist, Screenwriter

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Steve AllenSteve Allen
American
 
Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Henrik IbsenHenrik Ibsen
Norwegian
Playwright, Poet.

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
French
Actress

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress

Tony MendezTony Mendez
American
CIA Officer

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of HalifaxEdward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
British
Former Viceroy of India
James NaismithJames Naismith
Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

Menachem BeginMenachem Begin
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Burt MunroBurt Munro
New Zealander
Motorcycle Racer

Pat ButtramPat Buttram
American
Actor

William WylerWilliam Wyler
American
Film director

Charles BoyerCharles Boyer
French
Actor
Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins
American
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Seleucus I NicatorSeleucus I Nicator
Greek
General

Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr
American
Theologian
V. K. Krishna MenonV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian
Indian Politician

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S
Paul KrugerPaul Kruger
South African
President of South Africa

Buster MerryfieldBuster Merryfield
British
Actor

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
South African
Cardiac Surgeon

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
Russian
Experimenter
Jeanne CrainJeanne Crain
American
Actress

Zail SinghZail Singh
Indian
President of India

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Canadian, Russian
Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia
Al-FarabiAl-Farabi
Afghan
Philosopher

Adlai Stevenson IAdlai Stevenson I
American
23rd Vice President of the United States
Roy BeanRoy Bean
American
Justice of the Peace & Saloonkeeper

David BrennerDavid Brenner
American
Stand-up Comedian, Actor

John HerseyJohn Hersey
American
American writer
Henry CavendishHenry Cavendish
British
Chemist

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

Alvar AaltoAlvar Aalto
Finnish
Architect

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

Van CliburnVan Cliburn
American
American pianist
Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader

ThalesThales
Greek
Philosopher

Ernst MachErnst Mach
Austrian
Physicist

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general
Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation
Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist

Patrick WhitePatrick White
Australian
Australian Writer

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
American
Business Magnate

Michael AncherMichael Ancher
Danish
Painter

Gustáv HusákGustáv Husák
Slovak
Slovak Politician

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
British
British writer

Pierre CorneillePierre Corneille
French
Tragedian
Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner
American
Inventor

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
Hungarian
Father of Holography
Wilhelm OstwaldWilhelm Ostwald
German
Chemist

Ivan MeštrovićIvan Meštrović
Croatian, American
Sculptor
Josephine ButlerJosephine Butler
British
Social Worker
Salvatore Edoardo LuriaSalvador Luria
Italian
Microbiologist