Famous People Who Died At 79

The list of famous people who died at 79 includes Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Eden, Immanuel Kant, Ho Chi Minh, Antonin Scalia. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, novelists and artists and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 79 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Lord MountbattenLord Mountbatten
British
Last Viceroy of British India and Governor-General
Ivar the BonelessIvar the Boneless
Danish, British
Viking Warrior

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
British
Prime Minister of UK

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
British, American
 

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
British
Former British Prime Minister

Johnny CarsonJohnny Carson
American
Television Host
Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director

George WallaceGeorge Wallace
American
 
George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
American
Scientist & Inventor

Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant
German
Philosopher
Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
French
Former President of France

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
American
Singer

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
British, American
Actor

Ho Chi MinhHo Chi Minh
Vietnamese
Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor
H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
British
Writer

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 
Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
British
Actor

GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader
Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
British
Father of the computer

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
American
 
Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
Russian
Grigori Rasputin’s Daughter
DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
American
Actor

John FordJohn Ford
American
Film Director & Producer

Robert CulpRobert Culp
American
Actor
William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor

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François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France
Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor

Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom
John MarshallJohn Marshall
American
Former Chief Justice
John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Don ImusDon Imus
American
Radio Talk Show Host

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
American
Military Officer

Erich FrommErich Fromm
German
Psychologist

Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective

Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer
Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
Indian, Pakistani
Political Leader

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher

Sam RayburnSam Rayburn
American
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

William HarveyWilliam Harvey
British
Physician
Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
Bolivian, American
Teacher

Charles X of FranceCharles X of France
French
King of France and Navarre

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
American
Actress
Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
American
Writer

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
German
Composer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Pope Pius XPope Pius X
Italian
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
French
French Composer & Pianist
Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
British, American
Theologian

Saint MatthiasSaint Matthias
Israeli
Religious Leader

Rab ButlerRab Butler
British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
Russian
Revolutionary

Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 
James FarmerJames Farmer
American
Civil Rights Activist

Mikhail BakhtinMikhail Bakhtin
Russian
Philosopher

Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
American
Bank Robber
Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
American
Dance Choreographer

Charles IvesCharles Ives
American
Composer
PindarPindar
Greek
Poet

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
Italian
Chemist and Physicist

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
Belgian
Inventor of Saxophone
George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader
Reinhard BonnkeReinhard Bonnke
German
Evangelist

John FowlesJohn Fowles
British
Writer & Teacher

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
Hungarian
Architect & Furniture Designer

Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
American
Geneticist
Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

David H. KochDavid H. Koch
American
Co-owner of Koch Industries

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st BaronetSir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet
British
Father of Modern British Civil Service
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist
William A. WellmanWilliam A. Wellman
American
Director

Yip ManYip Man
Chinese
Martial Artist
Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics