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.

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
British, American
 
Ivar the BonelessIvar the Boneless
Viking Warrior

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
British
Former British Prime Minister

George WallaceGeorge Wallace
American
 

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
British
Prime Minister of UK

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor
Johnny CarsonJohnny Carson
American
Television Host

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
French
Former President of France

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director
Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant
German
Philosopher

Ho Chi MinhHo Chi Minh
Vietnamese
Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of
Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
American
Singer

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
British
Writer

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
American
 
George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
American
Scientist & Inventor

John FordJohn Ford
American
Film Director & Producer
Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
British
Father of the computer

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
American
Actor
James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Robert CulpRobert Culp
American
Actor
William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor

Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
Russian
Grigori Rasputin’s Daughter
François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France

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John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer
Charles X of FranceCharles X of France
French
King of France and Navarre

Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor

Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
American
Military Officer

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
British
Actor
Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective
John MarshallJohn Marshall
American
Former Chief Justice

Don ImusDon Imus
American
Radio Talk Show Host

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom
Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Erich FrommErich Fromm
German
Psychologist

Saint MatthiasSaint Matthias
Israeli
Religious Leader
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
Indian, Pakistani
Political Leader
Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher
Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
American
Writer

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
American
Actress

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
German
Composer

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
French
French Composer & Pianist
Pope Pius XPope Pius X
Italian
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)

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

Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
British, American
Theologian

William HarveyWilliam Harvey
British
Physician
George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader

Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 
Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

Charles IvesCharles Ives
American
Composer

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
Belgian
Inventor of Saxophone
Rab ButlerRab Butler
British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
American
Dance Choreographer
Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
Russian
Revolutionary

Mikhail BakhtinMikhail Bakhtin
Russian
Philosopher

PindarPindar
Greek
Poet
Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
Bolivian, American
Teacher
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
American
Bank Robber

Yip ManYip Man
Chinese
Martial Artist

James FarmerJames Farmer
American
Civil Rights Activist

John FowlesJohn Fowles
British
Writer & Teacher
Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
Hungarian
Architect & Furniture Designer
Lord MountbattenLord Mountbatten
British
Last Viceroy of British India and Governor-General

Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
Italian
Chemist and Physicist

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

Ann Harding Ann Harding
American
Actress
Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian

Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
American
Geneticist

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer
Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis

Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st BaronetSir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet
British
Father of Modern British Civil Service
William A. WellmanWilliam A. Wellman
American
Director
Bill BlassBill Blass
American
American fashion designer