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In the year 1975

497 Notable deaths

Francisco Franco

Spanish general and dictator (1892-1975).

Born December 4th, 1892 in Ferrol. [ref]

Died November 20th, 1975 at 82 years old in Madrid (heart failure). [ref]

Chiang Kai-shek

Chinese politician and military leader (1887–1975).

Born October 31st, 1887 in Xikou. [ref]

Died April 5th, 1975 at 87 years old in Taipei (liver cancer). [ref]

Haile Selassie I

Emperor of ethiopia (1892-1975).

Born July 23rd, 1892 in Ejersa Goro. [ref]

Died August 27th, 1975 at 83 years old in Addis Ababa (strangling). [ref]

Aristotle Onassis

Greek shipping magnate.

Born September 21st, 1906 in İzmir. [ref]

Died March 15th, 1975 at 68 years old in Neuilly-sur-Seine (respiratory failure).

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Indian philosopher and politician (1888–1975).

Born September 5th, 1888 in Thiruttani. [ref]

Died April 17th, 1975 at 86 years old in Chennai. [ref]

Josephine Baker

American-born french dancer, singer, and actress (1906-1975).

Born June 3rd, 1906 in St. Louis. [ref]

Died April 12th, 1975 at 68 years old in Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Elijah Muhammad

American religious leader (1897-1975).

Born October 7th, 1897 in Sandersville.

Died February 25th, 1975 at 77 years old in Chicago. [ref]

Rod Serling

American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator (1924-1975).

Born December 25th, 1924 in Syracuse. [ref]

Died June 28th, 1975 at 50 years old in Rochester (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Hannah Arendt

German-american philosopher and political theorist.

Born October 14th, 1906 in Lindener Marktplatz 2 (Hannover). [ref]

Died December 4th, 1975 at 69 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Moe Howard

American comedian and actor (1897–1975).

Born June 19th, 1897 in Bensonhurst.

Died May 4th, 1975 at 77 years old in Los Angeles (lung cancer).

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