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
 
George WallaceGeorge Wallace
American
 

Ivar the BonelessIvar the Boneless
Viking Warrior

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
British
Former British Prime Minister

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
British
Prime Minister of UK

Johnny CarsonJohnny Carson
American
Television Host

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
French
Former President of France

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director
Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor

Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant
German
Philosopher
Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
American
Singer

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
British
Writer
Ho Chi MinhHo Chi Minh
Vietnamese
Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
American
 

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
American
Scientist & Inventor
John FordJohn Ford
American
Film Director & Producer

Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress
Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
British
Father of the computer

Robert CulpRobert Culp
American
Actor
DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
American
Actor

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
Russian
Grigori Rasputin’s Daughter

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
Bolivian, American
Teacher
John MarshallJohn Marshall
American
Former Chief Justice

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François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
American
Military Officer

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
British
Actor

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

John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer
Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor
LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

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

Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Don ImusDon Imus
American
Radio Talk Show Host
Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Pope Pius XPope Pius X
Italian
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)

James FarmerJames Farmer
American
Civil Rights Activist

Erich FrommErich Fromm
German
Psychologist
Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator

Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
Indian, Pakistani
Political Leader
Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
American
Writer

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress
Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
American
Actress

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City

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

Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
British, American
Theologian
Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
German
Composer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
French
French Composer & Pianist

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader
Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
Belgian
Inventor of Saxophone

William HarveyWilliam Harvey
British
Physician
Saint MatthiasSaint Matthias
Israeli
Religious Leader

Yip ManYip Man
Chinese
Martial Artist
Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
Russian
Revolutionary

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

Charles IvesCharles Ives
American
Composer
Rab ButlerRab Butler
British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Mikhail BakhtinMikhail Bakhtin
Russian
Philosopher
PindarPindar
Greek
Poet

Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
American
Bank Robber

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

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
American
Dance Choreographer
John FowlesJohn Fowles
British
Writer & Teacher
Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
Italian
Chemist and Physicist

Lord MountbattenLord Mountbatten
British
Last Viceroy of British India and Governor-General

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
Hungarian
Architect & Furniture Designer

Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian
Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
American
Geneticist

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

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

Ann Harding Ann Harding
American
Actress
Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist
William A. WellmanWilliam A. Wellman
American
Director

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics
Bill BlassBill Blass
American
American fashion designer