This is a list of people who died during the 1970's. Exact dates are listed when known.
|1971,||Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57|
|1972,||Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78|
|1973,||Earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81|
|1974,||Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50|
|1978,||Edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54|
|1978,||Miura Isshu, Zen teacher, Hakuin Rinzai line, dies at 75|