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
British
Former British Prime Minister
Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
British
Prime Minister of UK

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
British, American
 

Don ImusDon Imus
American
Radio Talk Show Host

Ivar the BonelessIvar the Boneless
Viking Warrior

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
American
Scientist & Inventor
John William CarsonJohnny Carson
American
Television Host

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
American
Singer

Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant
German
Philosopher
Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
American
 

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
British
Writer
Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
French
Former President of France

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor

George WallaceGeorge Wallace
American
 

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

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
British
Father of the computer

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor
Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director
Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader

John FordJohn Ford
American
Film Director & Producer
Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
American
Film actress

DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
American
Actor
Robert CulpRobert Culp
American
Actor

Maria RasputinMaria Rasputin
Russian
Grigori Rasputin’s Daughter

John CageJohn Cage
American
Composer, Writer
François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
French
Former President of France

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William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
American
Actor
Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor

John MarshallJohn Marshall
American
Former Chief Justice

Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator
Charles X of FranceCharles X of France
French
King of France and Navarre

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
British
Actor

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

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
American
Military Officer

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

Nikolai BulganinNikolai Bulganin
Russian
Former Premier of the Soviet Union

Erich FrommErich Fromm
German
Psychologist
Pope Pius XPope Pius X
Italian
Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress
William HarveyWilliam Harvey
British
Physician

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Aga Khan IIIAga Khan III
Indian, Pakistani
Political Leader
Saint MatthiasSaint Matthias
Israeli
Religious Leader

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
American
Actress
William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
American
Physicist

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

Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
American
Writer

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
French
French Composer & Pianist

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
German
Composer
LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

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

Roger WilliamsRoger Williams
British, American
Theologian

Rab ButlerRab Butler
British
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer
Paul TillichPaul Tillich
German, American
 

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
Bolivian, American
Teacher

Charles IvesCharles Ives
American
Composer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
Italian
Chemist and Physicist

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
American
Dance Choreographer
George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader

Mikhail BakhtinMikhail Bakhtin
Russian
Philosopher

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
Belgian
Inventor of Saxophone
Yip ManYip Man
Chinese
Martial Artist

PindarPindar
Greek
Poet
Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
American
Bank Robber

Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
American
Geneticist

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
Hungarian
Architect & Furniture Designer

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
Russian
Diplomat
John FowlesJohn Fowles
British
Writer & Teacher
Ann Harding Ann Harding
American
Actress

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

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

James FarmerJames Farmer
American
Civil Rights Activist
Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
American
Businessman, Advertising Executive

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

William A. WellmanWilliam A. Wellman
American
Director

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist

William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics
Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
American, Russian
Sociologist

Bill BlassBill Blass
American
American fashion designer
Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
Swiss, French, Vietnamese
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis
Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy
British
Radiochemist
Tayeb SalihTayeb Salih
Sudanese
Writer