The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1973

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee (1940 - 1973)

American actor and martial artist
Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

Spanish painter and sculptor
J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973)

English philologist and author
Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson (1908 - 1973)

American politician, 36th President of the United States
Alan Watts

Alan Watts (1915 - 1973)

English-American philosopher
Jim Croce

Jim Croce (1943 - 1973)

American singer-songwriter
Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (1936 - 1973)

American singer-songwriter and actor
Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista (1901 - 1973)

Cuban army officer and politician, 9th President of Cuba
Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende (1908 - 1973)

Chilean politician, 29th President of Chile
Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons (1946 - 1973)

American singer-songwriter
John Ford

John Ford (1894 - 1973)

Film director
Betty Grable

Betty Grable (1916 - 1973)

American actress
Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake (1922 - 1973)

American actress
Noël Coward

Noël Coward (1899 - 1973)

English actor, playwright, and composer
David Ben-Gurion

David Ben-Gurion (1886 - 1973)

Israeli politician, 1st Prime Minister of Israel
Frank Costello

Frank Costello (1891 - 1973)

Italian-American mob boss
Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa (1909 - 1973)

American drummer and composer
Hans Albert Einstein

Hans Albert Einstein (1904 - 1973)

Swiss-American engineer and educator, son of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić
Erich von Manstein

Erich von Manstein (1887 - 1973)

German military officer
Ludwig von Mises

Ludwig von Mises (1881 - 1973)

Austrian-American economist and philosopher
Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck (1892 - 1973)

American writer
Laurence Harvey

Laurence Harvey (1928 - 1973)

Lithuanian-South African actor
Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan (1902 - 1973)

American actress
Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan (1909 - 1973)

American actor
Elsa Schiaparelli

Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973)

Italian fashion designer
Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss (1899 - 1973)

German-American philosopher
Sailor Jerry

Sailor Jerry (1911 - 1973)

American tattoo artist
Jeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin (1880 - 1973)

American congresswoman for Montana
Albert DeSalvo

Albert DeSalvo (1931 - 1973)

American serial killer
Anna Magnani

Anna Magnani (1908 - 1973)

Italian actress
Víctor Jara

Víctor Jara (1932 - 1973)

Chilean singer-songwriter, poet, and director
John Banner

John Banner (1910 - 1973)

Austrian actor
Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen (1879 - 1973)

American photographer of Luxembourgian descent
Lex Barker

Lex Barker (1919 - 1973)

American actor
Pau Casals

Pau Casals (1876 - 1973)

Catalan cellist and conductor
Abebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila (1932 - 1973)

Ethiopian runner
Walter Ulbricht

Walter Ulbricht (1893 - 1973)

German politician
Paavo Nurmi

Paavo Nurmi (1897 - 1973)

Finnish runner
Winthrop Rockefeller

Winthrop Rockefeller (1912 - 1973)

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
Max Horkheimer

Max Horkheimer (1895 - 1973)

German philosopher and sociologist
Robert Smithson

Robert Smithson (1938 - 1973)

American land art artist.
Clarence White

Clarence White (1944 - 1973)

American guitarist
William Haines

William Haines (1900 - 1973)

Actor, interior designer