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.

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
11 March 1916, British
Former British Prime Minister
Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
27 February 1932, British, American
 

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
12 June 1897, British
Prime Minister of UK

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
06 April 1937, American
 

John William CarsonJohnny Carson
23 October 1925, American
Television Host

Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant
22 April 1724, German
Philosopher
H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
21 September 1866, British
Writer

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Viking Warrior

Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
27 March 1898, Russian
Grigori Rasputin’s Daughter

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
22 November 1890, French
Former President of France
Ho Chi MinhHo Chi Minh
19 May 1890, Vietnamese
Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
06 August 1917, American
Film actor
James StacyJames Stacy
23 December 1936, American
Actor

Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren
05 December 1782, American
 

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
06 January 1912, American
 
Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
26 December 1791, British
Father of the computer

George WallaceGeorge Wallace
25 August 1919, American
 
Nancy DowNancy Dow
22 July 1936, American
Actress

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23 February 1940, American
Actor, Director

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Singer
Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
01 October 1920, American
Actor

GeronimoGeronimo
16 June 1829, American
Leader
Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936, American
 

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
01 January 1864, American
Scientist & Inventor

Robert CulpRobert Culp
16 August 1930, American
Actor

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
26 October 1916, French
Former President of France
John FordJohn Ford
01 February 1894, American
Film Director & Producer
Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
03 June 1910, American
Film actress

DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
20 January 1920, American
Actor

John CageJohn Cage
05 September 1912, American
Composer, Writer

John MarshallJohn Marshall
24 September 1755, American
Former Chief Justice
William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
26 February 1887, American
Actor

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Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
01 June 1930, British
Actor

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
25 July 1875, British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

Ray MillandRay Milland
03 January 1907, Welsh
Actor

Charles X of FranceCharles X of France
09 October 1757, French
King of France and Navarre
Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
24 October 1932, American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective

William HarveyWilliam Harvey
01 April 1578, British
Physician
Lord MountbattenLord Mountbatten
25 June 1900, British
Last Viceroy of British India and Governor-General

Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
31 December 1930, Bolivian, American
Teacher

Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin
11 June 1895, Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union
Richard BriersRichard Briers
14 January 1934, British
Actor

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
13 February 1910, American
Physicist
Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
24 September 1918, American
Actress

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
12 May 1845, French
French Composer & Pianist

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
13 November 1906, British, American
Actress

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
22 August 1928, German
Composer

Paul TillichPaul Tillich
20 August 1886, German, American
 
Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
21 December 1603, British, American
Theologian

Charles IvesCharles Ives
20 October 1874, American
Composer

Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
09 August 1776, Italian
Chemist and Physicist

Sam RayburnSam Rayburn
06 January 1882, American
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Rab ButlerRab Butler
09 December 1902, British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
24 November 1921, American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
06 November 1814, Belgian
Inventor of Saxophone

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
11 October 1918, American
Dance Choreographer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer
Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
15 August 1879, American
Actress

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
21 May 1902, Hungarian
Architect & Furniture Designer

Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
25 September 1866, American
Geneticist
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
30 June 1901, American
Bank Robber

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
21 October 1891, American
Businessman, Advertising Executive
Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
18 July 1909, Russian
Diplomat

David H. KochDavid H. Koch
03 May 1940, American
Co-owner of Koch Industries

John FowlesJohn Fowles
31 March 1926, British
Writer & Teacher

James FarmerJames Farmer
12 January 1920, American
Civil Rights Activist
Yip ManYip Man
01 October 1893, Chinese
Martial Artist
William A. WellmanWilliam A. Wellman
29 February 1896, American
Director

Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st BaronetSir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet
02 April 1807, British
Father of Modern British Civil Service

William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
02 July 1862, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
14 August 1933, South African
Novelist
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
21 January 1889, American, Russian
Sociologist

Bill BlassBill Blass
22 June 1922, American
American fashion designer

Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy
02 September 1877, British
Radiochemist

Ann Harding Ann Harding
07 August 1902, American
Actress

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
22 September 1863, Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
Tayeb SalihTayeb Salih
12 July 1929, Sudanese
Writer

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
05 October 1908, American
Film & Stage Director, Writer
Joan AikenJoan Aiken
04 September 1924, American
Writer

Allen TateAllen Tate
19 November 1899, American
Poet

Percy Williams BridgmanPercy Williams Bridgman
21 April 1882, American
Physicist
Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
20 April 1938, Australian
Athlete

Kenichi Fukui Kenichi Fukui
04 October 1918, Japanese
Chemist
Milton AveryMilton Avery
07 March 1885, American
Painter

Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
06 June 1933, Swiss
Physicist

Derek Harold Richard BartonDerek Barton
08 September 1918, British
Chemist

William DieterleWilliam Dieterle
15 July 1893, German
Actor, Director
Giambattista della PortaGiambattista della Porta
01 November 1535, Italian
Scholar, Polymath

 Owen Willans RichardsonOwen Willans Richardson
26 April 1879, British
Physicist
Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
22 December 1903, American
Physiologist

Hugo TheorellHugo Theorell
06 July 1903, Swedish
Swedish scientist
Albert AnkerAlbert Anker
01 April 1831, Swiss
Painter

Archibald AlexanderArchibald Alexander
17 April 1772, American
American theologian
Richard Laurence Millington Synge Richard Laurence Millington Synge
28 October 1914, British
Biochemist