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
Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
British
Prime Minister of UK

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
British
Former British Prime Minister

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
British, American
 

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

Ivar the BonelessIvar the Boneless
Danish, British
Viking Warrior

George WallaceGeorge Wallace
American
 

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

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

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
American
Singer

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor

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

GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
American
 

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 
Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
British
Father of the computer

Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress
George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
American
Scientist & Inventor

François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress
William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor

Robert CulpRobert Culp
American
Actor
John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer

John MarshallJohn Marshall
American
Former Chief Justice

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor
John FordJohn Ford
American
Film Director & Producer

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

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
British
Actor

Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor

Don ImusDon Imus
American
Radio Talk Show Host
Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor
Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
American
Military Officer

Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
Bolivian, American
Teacher

Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective
Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

Erich FrommErich Fromm
German
Psychologist
Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

Sam RayburnSam Rayburn
American
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
Indian, Pakistani
Political Leader

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
German
Composer

Charles X of FranceCharles X of France
French
King of France and Navarre
Rab ButlerRab Butler
British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
British, American
Theologian

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
American
Actress
John LindsayJohn Lindsay
American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
American
Dance Choreographer

William HarveyWilliam Harvey
British
Physician

Pope Pius XPope Pius X
Italian
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)
Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
American
Writer

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
French
French Composer & Pianist
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
American
Bank Robber

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
Belgian
Inventor of Saxophone

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator
Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

Charles IvesCharles Ives
American
Composer
Ann Harding Ann Harding
American
Actress

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader

Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 
Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
Italian
Chemist and Physicist

Mikhail BakhtinMikhail Bakhtin
Russian
Philosopher
Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat

Alexandra KollontaiAlexandra Kollontai
Russian
Revolutionary

Saint MatthiasSaint Matthias
Israeli
Religious Leader

Reinhard BonnkeReinhard Bonnke
German
Evangelist
PindarPindar
Greek
Poet
John FowlesJohn Fowles
British
Writer & Teacher

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
Hungarian
Architect & Furniture Designer

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

James FarmerJames Farmer
American
Civil Rights Activist
Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
American
Geneticist

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

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian

Yip ManYip Man
Chinese
Martial Artist
Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

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

Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist
Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics