Famous people died in 2001

Phoolan Devi

Phoolan Devi

Phoolan Devi, also known as "Bandit queen", was an Indian bandit, who later became a Member of Parliament.

IndianAugust 10, 1963191 views

Stanley Kramer

Stanley Kramer was famous American film producer and director well-known for his 'message films'

AmericanSeptember 29, 1913111 views

Nikolay Basov

Nikolay Basov was a Soviet physicist who won Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics

RussianDecember 14, 1922167 views

Donald J. Cram

Donald James Cram was an eminent American chemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1987

AmericanApril 22, 1919106 views

Dorothy McGuire

Dorothy McGuire was an American actress who became famous for her role in many movies especially in ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ and ‘Swiss Family Robinson’

AmericanJune 14, 191694 views

Clifford Shull

Clifford Glenwood Shull was a well-known U.S

AmericanSeptember 23, 1915109 views

Birendra of Nepal

King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev was the 11th king of Nepal

NepaliDecember 28, 1945222 views

Ahmad Shah Massoud

Ahmad Shah Massoud, who was known in his native Afghanistan as the ‘Lion of Panjshir’, was a political and military leader

AfghanSeptember 2, 1953234 views

Gilbert Becaud

Gilbert Becaud is a composer and singer belonging to France

FrenchOctober 24, 1927120 views

Mainza Chona

Mainza Chona was a Zambian politician and diplomat who served as the Vice President of Zambia, and was also the Prime Minister of Zambia twice

ZambianJanuary 21, 1930188 views