Famous people died in 1980

Oswald Mosley

Oswald Mosley

Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley was a British politician known for his pro-fascist beliefs

FrenchNovember 16, 1896209 views

Karl Dönitz

Karl Dönitz was a German admiral and played an important role in World War II

GermanSeptember 16, 1891216 views

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck was an American physicist and mathematician who won a share of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics

AmericanMarch 13, 189995 views

William Howard Stein

William Howard Stein was an American biochemist who was jointly awarded the ‘Nobel Prize in Chemistry’ in 1972

AmericanJune 25, 1911104 views

Willard Libby

Willard Frank Libby was an American physical chemist who was awarded the ‘Nobel Prize’ in Chemistry in 1960

AmericanDecember 17, 1908339 views

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock was an English movie director, famously dubbed as the ‘The Master of Suspense’

BritishAugust 13, 1899110 views

George Reginald Starr

George Reginald Starr was a British mining engineer who served as one of SOE’s best wartime agents during World War II

BritishApril 6, 1904131 views

Romain Gary

Romain Gary was a French diplomat, novelist and a World War II pilot

FrenchMay 21, 1914222 views

Óscar Romero

Óscar Romero the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador, who was assassinated within three years of his appointment

SalvadoranAugust 15, 1917180 views