Famous people died in 1978

Jomo Kenyatta

Jomo Kenyatta

Jomo Kenyatta was a Kenyan politician, who served as the Prime Minister and later the President of Kenya

KenyanOctober 20, 1891239 views

Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI was the pope from 21 June 1963 to 6 August 1978

ItalianSeptember 26, 1897118 views

Pope John Paul I

Pope John Paul I was the Pope from 26 August 1978 to 28 September 1978

ItalianOctober 17, 1912113 views

Maggie McNamara

Marguerite "Maggie" McNamara was an American film, television and stage actress

AmericanJune 18, 1928154 views

Manne Siegbahn

Manne Siegbahn was a Swedish physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1924

SwedishDecember 3, 1886136 views

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish was a British Chemist, who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1967

Roy Harrod

Sir Henry Roy Forbes Harrod was an English economist who contributed greatly to the field of macroeconomics

BritishFebruary 13, 190091 views

Vincent du Vigneaud

Vincent du Vigneaud was an American biochemist who was awarded ‘Nobel Prize in Chemistry’ in 1955

AmericanMay 18, 190195 views

Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel was a Belgian singer and actor considered a master of the modern chanson

BelgianApril 8, 1929168 views

Robert Menzies

Robert Gordon Menzies was the longest serving Prime Minister of Australia