Famous people died in 1961

Carl Jung

Carl Jung

Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist famous for founding the school of analytical psychology

SwissJuly 26, 1875862 views

Boudica

Boudica was a queen of the Celtic Icenic tribe, who led an uprising against Roman invaders

British30349 views

Percy Williams Bridgman

Percy Williams Bridgman was an American physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1944

AmericanApril 21, 188291 views

Ruth Chatterton

Ruth Chatterton was an American stage, film and television actress, who was one of the initial superstars of the “talkies.” This biography of Ruth Chatterton provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanDecember 24, 1892111 views

Govind Ballabh Pant

Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant was a renowned Indian freedom fighter and one of the makers of modern India

IndianSeptember 10, 1887164 views

Jules Bordet

Jules Bordet was a Belgian microbiologist and immunologist who won the 1919 Nobel Prize in Medicine "for his discoveries relating to immunity"

BelgianJune 13, 1870145 views

Emily Greene Balch

Emily Greene Balch was an American economist, sociologist and pacifist who won the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize

AmericanJanuary 8, 1867176 views

Sam Rayburn

Sam Rayburn was an American lawmaker who served as the Speaker of the U.S

AmericanJanuary 6, 1882126 views

Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrodinger was a Nobel Prize winning physicist who formulated the Schrodinger equation in quantum physics

AustrianAugust 12, 1887197 views

Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo

CongoleseJuly 2, 1925122 views