Died in 1972

1
Jackie Robinson (1919-1972)
2
Yip Man (1893-1972)
3
Roberto Clemente (1934-1972)
4
Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)
5
Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972)
6
Edward VIII (1894-1972)
7
Neilia Hunter (1942-1972)
8
J Edgar Hoover (1895-1972)
9
Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
10
Max Fleischer (1883-1972)
11
MC Escher (1898-1972)
12
Dan Blocker (1928-1972)
13
Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972)
14
Ross Bagdasarian Sr. (1919-1972)
15
Meena Kumari (1932-1972)
16
Joi Lansing (1928-1972)
17
Carl Hayden (1877-1972)
18
George Sanders (1906-1972)
19
Lester B. Pearson (1897-1972)
20
Prescott Bush (1895-1972)
21
James K. Baxter (1926-1972)
22
Ghassan Kanafani (1936-1972)
23
Howard Deering Johnson (1897-1972)
24
Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972)
25
Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972)
26
Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972)
27
Yaakov Herzog (1921-1972)
28
Brandon Dewilde (1942-1972)
29
Ismail Yasin (1912-1972)
30
Berry Oakley (1948-1972)
31
José Limón (1908-1972)
32
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (1908-1972)
33
Benny Benson (1913-1972)
34
Hedwig Vontrapp (1917-1972)
35
Janet Munro (1934-1972)
36
William Boyd (1895-1972)
37
William Manuel Johnson (1872-1972)
38
Pie Traynor (1899-1972)
39
Lee Morgan (1938-1972)
40
Bruce Cabot (1904-1972)
41
Isabel Jewell (1907-1972)
42
Maurice Chevalier (1888-1972)
43
Louis Leakey (1903-1972)
44
Clyde McPhatter (1932-1972)
45
Walter Winchell (1897-1972)
46
Gia Scala (1934-1972)
47
Tom Neal (1914-1972)
48
Betty Smith (1896-1972)