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, 1896184 views

    Karl Dönitz

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

    GermanSeptember 16, 1891187 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, 189993 views

    William Howard Stein

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

    AmericanJune 25, 191198 views

    Willard Libby

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

    AmericanDecember 17, 1908309 views

    Alfred Hitchcock

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

    BritishAugust 13, 1899108 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, 1904126 views

    Romain Gary

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

    FrenchMay 21, 1914202 views

    Óscar Romero

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

    SalvadoranAugust 15, 1917171 views