Famous people died in 1972

Walter Lang

Walter Lang

Walter Lang was an eminent American film director best known for directing a number of the spectacular colorful musicals for Fox Studios during the 1940s

AmericanAugust 10, 1896104 views

William Dieterle

William Dieterle was a German actor and film director with an extensive Hollywood career

GermanJuly 15, 1893116 views

Wesley Ruggles

Wesley Ruggles was an American film director best known for the classic western ‘Cimarron.’ This biography of Wesley Ruggles provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanJune 11, 188978 views

Miriam Hopkins

Miriam Hopkins was an American theatre, television and film actress who ranked among top screen divas of the 1930s

AmericanOctober 18, 1902119 views

Edward Calvin Kendall

Edward Calvin Kendall was an American chemist known for his work with hormones of the adrenal gland

AmericanMarch 8, 1886105 views

Max Theiler

Max Theiler was a South African-American virologist who developed a vaccine against yellow fever

Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev

Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was the King of Nepal from 1955 to 1972

NepaliJune 11, 1920153 views

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Maria Goeppert Mayer was a German-born American theoretical physicist and a joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics

AmericanJune 28, 1906105 views

Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Lillian Gilbreth was an American psychologist hailed to be the first true industrial/organizational psychologist

AmericanMay 24, 1878117 views

Jigme Dorji Wangchuck

Jigme Dorji Wangchuck was the Third Druk Gyalpo (King) of Bhutan

BhutaneseMay 2, 1929123 views