Famous people died in 1976

Carol Reed

Carol Reed

Sir Carol Reed was a British film director who won two ‘Academy Awards’ for Best Director

BritishDecember 30, 190698 views

Jacques Monod

Jacques Lucien Monod was a French biologist who received the ‘Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine’ in 1965

FrenchFebruary 9, 1910110 views

Henrik Dam

Henrik Dam was a Danish biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1943

DanishFebruary 21, 189591 views

James Wong Howe

James Wong Howe was a successful and distinguished Chinese American cinematographer

ChineseAugust 28, 1899111 views

René Cassin

René Cassin was a French jurist known for his work in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

FrenchOctober 5, 1887200 views

Andre Malraux

André Malraux was a French novelist and art theorist who became France’s first ‘Minister of Cultural Affairs’

FrenchNovember 3, 1901101 views

Max Ernst

Max Ernst was a famous German painter, sculptor and graphic artist

GermanApril 2, 1891123 views

Trofim Lysenko

Trofim Lysenko was a Russian agronomist who pioneered the scientific movement Lysenkoism, in genetics

RussianSeptember 29, 1898170 views

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery was a British Army officer who served as an Allied commander in World War II

BritishNovember 17, 188792 views

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong was a Chinese leader who led the Communist Party of China to victory against the Kuomintang in the Chinese Civil War.

ChineseDecember 26, 1893227 views