Famous people died in 1984

Pyotr Kapitsa

Pyotr Kapitsa

Pyotr Kapitsa was a leading Soviet physicist who was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1978

RussianJuly 8, 1894151 views

Alfred Kastler

Alfred Kastler was a French physicist who was awarded the ‘Nobel Prize in Physics’ in 1966

FrenchMay 3, 1902146 views

Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor was an American film, stage and television actress who won the first ever Academy Award for Best Actress

AmericanOctober 6, 1906115 views

Carl Ferdinand Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori was a Czech biochemist and pharmacologist who won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Medicine

CzechDecember 5, 1896146 views

Oskar Werner

Oskar Werner was an Austrian actor

AustrianNovember 13, 1922121 views

James Mason

James Mason was an English actor who was very successful in both British and American films

BritishMay 15, 1909164 views

Martin Ryle

Sir Martin Ryle was a British astronomer who was one of the joint winners of Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974

BritishSeptember 27, 1918126 views

Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw was an American author, novelist and playwright best remembered for his poignant and compelling style of writing

AmericanFebruary 27, 1913160 views

Janaki Ammal

Janaki Ammal was an Indian botanist best remembered for her work on sugarcane and eggplant

Indian1897211 views

Adam Malik

Adam Malik was Indonesia’s third vice president and one of the pioneers of Indonesian journalism

IndonesianJuly 22, 1917271 views