The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1971

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison (1943 - 1971)

American singer-songwriter and poet
Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong (1901 - 1971)

American Jazz trumpeter and singer
Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel (1883 - 1971)

French fashion designer, founder of the Chanel brand
Audie Murphy

Audie Murphy (1925 - 1971)

American soldier and actor Medal of Honor recipient
Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev (1894 - 1971)

Soviet Union politician and premier
Edie Sedgwick

Edie Sedgwick (1943 - 1971)

American actress
Chesty Puller

Chesty Puller (1898 - 1971)

American military officer
Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus (1923 - 1971)

American photographer
Philo Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth (1906 - 1971)

American inventor, invented the Fusor
Duane Allman

Duane Allman (1946 - 1971)

American rock guitarist
Roy O. Disney

Roy O. Disney (1893 - 1971)

American businessman, co-founded The Walt Disney Company
Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

American theologian
Pier Angeli

Pier Angeli (1932 - 1971)

Italian-American actress
Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent (1935 - 1971)

American singer and guitarist
Bill W.

Bill W. (1895 - 1971)

American co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White (1904 - 1971)

American photographer and journalist
Ralph Bunche

Ralph Bunche (1903 - 1971)

American diplomat
Thomas E. Dewey

Thomas E. Dewey (1902 - 1971)

American politician
Dean Acheson

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Statesman and lawyer
Royal Rife

Royal Rife (1888 - 1971)

American inventor
Whitney Young

Whitney Young (1921 - 1971)

American civil rights leader
Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Poet, author, lyricist
Pete Duel

Pete Duel (1940 - 1971)

American actor
Leo Burnett

Leo Burnett (1891 - 1971)

Advertising executive
Lin Biao

Lin Biao (1907 - 1971)

Chinese politician
David Sarnoff

David Sarnoff (1891 - 1971)

American businessman
Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks (1901 - 1971)

American cartoonist
James Cash Penney

James Cash Penney (1875 - 1971)

Businessman Entrepreneur
Franz Stangl

Franz Stangl (1908 - 1971)

German concentration camp commandant
Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen (1902 - 1971)

Danish architect
Vilyam Genrikhovich Fisher

Vilyam Genrikhovich Fisher (1903 - 1971)

Soviet intelligence officer
Cliff Edwards

Cliff Edwards (1895 - 1971)

SingerVoice actor
Max Steiner

Max Steiner (1888 - 1971)

Austrian composer
Lil Hardin Armstrong

Lil Hardin Armstrong (1898 - 1971)

SingerpianistComposerBandleader
Carl Mays

Carl Mays (1891 - 1971)

Baseball player
Gerald Nye

Gerald Nye (1892 - 1971)

American politician and antiwar activist
Goose Goslin

Goose Goslin (1900 - 1971)

American baseball player
Thomas C. Hart

Thomas C. Hart (1877 - 1971)

admiral of the United States Navy and United States Senator
Elizabeth Hawes

Elizabeth Hawes (1903 - 1971)

American fashion designer
Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan (1906 - 1971)

American musician
Bob Hilliard

Bob Hilliard (1918 - 1971)

American lyricist