Famous people died in 1968

Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead was an American stage and screen actress

AmericanJanuary 31, 1902123 views

Henry Hallett Dale

Sir Henry Hallett Dale was a British physiologist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1936

BritishJune 9, 1875114 views

Lev Landau

Lev Landau was a well-known Soviet theoretical physicist

RussianJanuary 22, 1908272 views

Trygve Lie

Trygve Lie was a Norwegian politician who holds the distinction of becoming the first Secretary-General of the United Nations

NorwegianJuly 16, 1896182 views

Salvatore Quasimodo

Salvatore Quasimodo was an Italian poet, author, critic and translator

ItalianAugust 20, 1901122 views


Nero was the last Roman emperor in the Julio-Claudian dynasty who ruled from 54 to 68 AD

Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner was a renowned Austrian scientist who worked with Otto Hahn to discover the phenomenon of nuclear fission

George Gamow

George Gamow was a renowned Russian theoretical physicist who did ground breaking work in the field of quantum tunneling and Big Bang Theory

RussianMarch 4, 1904133 views

Howard Florey

Howard Florey was an eminent Australian pathologist who is credited for making penicillin available to the world