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.

Ivar the BonelessIvar the Boneless
(Viking Warrior)

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Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor

27 February 1932

British,American

Anthony EdenAnthony Eden
(Prime Minister of UK)

12 June 1897

British

John William CarsonJohnny Carson
(Television Host)

23 October 1925

American

Nancy DowNancy Dow
(Actress)

22 July 1936

American

Immanuel KantImmanuel Kant
(Philosopher)

22 April 1724

German

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas

06 January 1912

American

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
(Film actor)

06 August 1917

American

George WallaceGeorge Wallace

25 August 1919

American

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver
(Scientist & Inventor)

01 January 1864

American

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle
(Former President of France)

22 November 1890

French

Ho Chi MinhHo Chi Minh
(Former PM and President of Democratic Republic of Vietnam)

19 May 1890

Vietnamese

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Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren

05 December 1782

American

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
(Writer)

21 September 1866

British

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
(Singer)

25 April 1917

American

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
(Actor)

01 October 1920

American

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard

06 April 1937

American

Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
(Former British Prime Minister)

11 March 1916

British

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Charles BabbageCharles Babbage
(Father of the computer)

26 December 1791

British

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia

11 March 1936

American

GeronimoGeronimo
(Leader)

16 June 1829

American

William FrawleyWilliam Frawley
(Actor)

26 February 1887

American

Paulette GoddardPaulette Goddard
(Film actress)

03 June 1910

American

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
(Actress)

13 November 1906

British,American

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Robert CulpRobert Culp
(Actor)

16 August 1930

American

John FordJohn Ford
(Film Director & Producer)

01 February 1894

American

Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
(Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People")

24 October 1932

American

Charles X of FranceCharles X of France
(King of France and Navarre)

09 October 1757

French

John CageJohn Cage
(Composer, Writer)

05 September 1912

American

John MarshallJohn Marshall
(Former Chief Justice)

24 September 1755

American

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François MitterrandFrançois Mitterrand
(Former President of France)

26 October 1916

French

William HarveyWilliam Harvey
(Physician)

01 April 1578

British

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
(Physicist)

13 February 1910

American

Sam RayburnSam Rayburn
(Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives)

06 January 1882

American

Ray MillandRay Milland
(Actor)

03 January 1907

Welsh

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
(Actress)

24 September 1918

American

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Jaime Escalante Jaime Escalante
(Teacher)

31 December 1930

Bolivian,American

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré
(French Composer & Pianist)

12 May 1845

French

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
(Actress)

15 August 1879

American

Karlheinz StockhausenKarlheinz Stockhausen
(Composer)

22 August 1928

German

Amedeo AvogadroAmedeo Avogadro
(Chemist and Physicist)

09 August 1776

Italian

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
(Dramatist and Screenwriter)

20 June 1905

American

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Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
(Writer)

07 October 1934

American

Charles IvesCharles Ives
(Composer)

20 October 1874

American

Paul TillichPaul Tillich

20 August 1886

German,American

William A. WellmanWilliam A. Wellman
(Director)

29 February 1896

American

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax
(Inventor of Saxophone)

06 November 1814

Belgian

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
(Dance Choreographer)

11 October 1918

American

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John LindsayJohn Lindsay
(Politician, Former Mayor of New York City)

24 November 1921

American

Willie SuttonWillie Sutton
(Bank Robber)

30 June 1901

American

Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)

25 September 1866

American

Rab ButlerRab Butler
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)

09 December 1902

British

Marcel Lajos Breuer Marcel Breuer
(Architect & Furniture Designer)

21 May 1902

Hungarian

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
(Diplomat)

18 July 1909

Russian

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Ann Harding Ann Harding
(Actress)

07 August 1902

American

John FowlesJohn Fowles
(Writer & Teacher)

31 March 1926

British

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett
(Businessman, Advertising Executive)

21 October 1891

American

James FarmerJames Farmer
(Civil Rights Activist)

12 January 1920

American

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

25 June 1900

British

Yip ManYip Man
(Martial Artist)

01 October 1893

Chinese

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Pitirim SorokinPitirim Sorokin
(Sociologist)

21 January 1889

American,Russian

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

02 April 1807

British

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
(Novelist)

14 August 1933

South African

Bill BlassBill Blass
(American fashion designer)

22 June 1922

American

William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
(Nobel Prize Winner in Physics)

02 July 1862

British

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
(Film & Stage Director, Writer)

05 October 1908

American

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Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
(Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis)

22 September 1863

Swiss,French,Vietnamese

Richard Laurence Millington Synge Richard Laurence Millington Synge
(Biochemist)

28 October 1914

British

Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy
(Radiochemist)

02 September 1877

British

Joan AikenJoan Aiken
(Writer)

04 September 1924

American

Percy Williams BridgmanPercy Williams Bridgman
(Physicist)

21 April 1882

American

Tayeb SalihTayeb Salih
(Writer)

12 July 1929

Sudanese

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Allen TateAllen Tate
(Poet)

19 November 1899

American

Milton AveryMilton Avery
(Painter)

07 March 1885

American

Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
(Athlete)

20 April 1938

Australian