Famous people who died at the age of 76.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 76 years old.

The list below is ordered by the person's date of death.

Albert Einstein

Scientist. Deceased
Died on April 18th, 1955
Died at the age of 76
Abdominal aortic aneurysm.

T. S. Eliot

Author. Deceased
Died on January 4th, 1965
Died at the age of 76

Ike Turner

Musician. Deceased
Died on December 12th, 2007
Died at the age of 76
Cocaine overdose.

Rue McClanahan

Actress. Deceased
Died on June 3rd, 2010
Died at the age of 76
Brain hemorrhage.

Ben E. King

Soul singer. Deceased
Died on April 30th, 2015
Died at the age of 76
Coronary problems.

Stephen Hawking

English physicist. Deceased
Died on March 14th, 2018
Died at the age of 76
Motor neurone disease.

Aretha Franklin

Singer. Deceased
Died on August 16th, 2018
Died at the age of 76
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.

Ken Starr

American lawyer. Deceased
Died on September 13th, 2022
Died at the age of 76
Complications from surgery.

Jimmy Buffett

Singer. Deceased
Died on September 1st, 2023
Died at the age of 76
Merkel-cell carcinoma.

Statistics about the 76-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 9 celebrity deaths above:

  • Men make up the majority of celebrity deaths in this age group. 78% were male, whereas only 22% were female.
  • These deaths make up 1% of our database (9/642).
  • Out of the 9 people on this list, 22% passed away due to cancer.
  • 11% of the deaths above were due to drug overdoses.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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