Famous people died in 1968 - page 2

    Enid Blyton

    Enid Blyton

    An English writer of over 600 children’s books, Enid Blyton was a story teller with impeccable story telling skills

    BritishAugust 11, 1897174 views

    Norman Thomas

    Norman Thomas, the socialist, political activist and the American Presbyterian minister became one of the major figures of American society through his anti-war preaching and peace initiatives

    AmericanNovember 20, 1884105 views

    Neal Cassady

    Neal Cassady was a poet belonging to the 'Beat Generation’, a community of eminent writers

    Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr

    AmericanJanuary 15, 1929113 views

    Pitirim Sorokin

    Pitirim Sorokin was a Russian-American sociologist, professor, political activist, and a noted anti-communist advocate.

    RussianJanuary 21, 1889238 views

    Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin was a famous Russian cosmonaut and the first man to enter space and orbit the Earth, on the ‘Vostok 1.’

    RussianMarch 9, 1934343 views

    Frankie Lymon

    Frankie Lymon was an American rock and roll singer and songwriter

    AmericanSeptember 30, 1942186 views

    Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair was a Pulitzer Prize winning author and a social reformer

    AmericanSeptember 20, 1878115 views

    Thomas Merton

    Thomas Merton was an Anglo-American author of French origin who is famous as a poet, a catholic priest, social activist and a great scholar of comparative religion.

    FrenchJanuary 31, 1915255 views