Famous People Who Died In 1918

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1918. This list includes people like Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Claude Debussy, Gustav Klimt, Gavrilo Princip and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, emperors & kings and soldiers who died in 1918. This list includes people from Russia, United States, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Nicholas II
35
Birthdate: May 18, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
 2 
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
(Russia’s Grand Duchess and the Youngest Daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, Last Emperor)
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 18, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
 3 
Claude Debussy
(French Impressionist Composer Best Known for His Opera 'Pelléas et Mélisande')
Claude Debussy
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: March 25
 4 
Manfred von Richthofen
(One of the Most Widely Known German Fighter Pilots of All Time)
Manfred von Richthofen
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 21
 5 
Gavrilo Princip
(Assassinator of Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
Gavrilo Princip
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Obljaj
Died: April 28
 6 
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Prince of Russia from 1904 to 1918)
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
 7 
Wilfred Owen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oswestry
Died: November 4
 8 
Alexandra Feodorovna
(Empress Consort of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Alexandra Feodorovna
15
Birthdate: June 6, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 17
 9 
Gustav Klimt
(Austrian Symbolist Painter and One of the Most Prominent Members of the ‘Vienna Secession’ Movement)
Gustav Klimt
17
Birthdate: July 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baumgarten, Vienna, Austria
Died: February 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Georg Cantor
(Mathematician)
Georg Cantor
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 3, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: January 6
 11 
Egon Schiele
(Austrian Expressionist Painter, Draftsman, and Printmaker)
Egon Schiele
8
Birthdate: June 12, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulln, Austria
Died: October 31
 12 
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
(Eldest Child of Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia)
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Abdul Hamid II
12
Birthdate: September 21, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Constantinople Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died: February 10
 14 
John L. Sullivan
(Boxer recognized as the first heavyweight champion of gloved boxing)
John L. Sullivan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 2
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
(Russian Noble and Youngest Son of Emperor Alexander III of Russia)
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tsentralny District, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 13
 16 
Roland Garros
(aviator, rugby union player)
Roland Garros
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Denis
Died: October 5
 17 
Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)
Guillaume Apollinaire
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9
 18 
Sai Baba of Shirdi
(Spiritual Guru)
Sai Baba of Shirdi
16
Birthplace: India
Died: October 15
 19 
Mehmed V
(Ottoman King)
Mehmed V
4
Birthdate: November 2, 1844
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Topkapi Palace Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: July 3
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
 21 
Henry Adams
(Historian Known for His Work 'The History of the United States of America 1801–1817')
Henry Adams
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 27
 22 
Charles W. Fairbanks
(Vice President of the United States (1905-09))
Charles W. Fairbanks
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 11, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Union County, Ohio, United States
Died: June 4
 23 
Anna Held
(French-Polish Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Revues 'The Ziegfeld Follies')
Anna Held
2
Birthdate: March 19, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: August 12
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 24 
Georg Simmel
(One of the First Generation of German Sociologists and Neo-Kantian Philosopher)
Georg Simmel
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 26
 25 
John McCrae
(Poet and Soldier Best Known as the Author of War Memorial Poem 'In Flanders Fields')
John McCrae
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1872
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 28
 26 
Otto Wagner
(Architect, University teacher)
Otto Wagner
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 13, 1841
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: April 12
 27 
Karl Ferdinand Braun
(German Electrical Engineer Who Made Significant Contribution to the Development of Radio and Television Technology)
Karl Ferdinand Braun
0
Birthdate: June 6, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fulda, Germany
Died: April 20
 28 
Lili Boulanger
(Composer)
Lili Boulanger
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 15
 29 
Taytu Betul
(Empress of Ethiopia (1889 - 1913))
Taytu Betul
4
Birthdate: August 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oromia, Ethiopian Empire
Died: February 11
 30 
Niko Pirosmanashvili
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kakheti
Died: April 9
 31 
Hobey Baker
(Ice Hockey Player, Football player)
Hobey Baker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 21
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
César Cui
(Russian Composer and Music Critic)
César Cui
0
Birthdate: January 18, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: March 13
 33 
Benjamin R. Tillman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trenton, South Carolina, United States
Died: July 3
 34 
Joyce Kilmer
(Writer)
Joyce Kilmer
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 30
 35 
Robbie Ross
(Journalist)
Robbie Ross
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: October 5
 36 
Aleksandr Lyapunov
(mathematician, physicist)
Aleksandr Lyapunov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 6, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaroslavl
Died: November 3
 37 
Edward Bouchet
(physicist)
Edward Bouchet
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 28
 38 
John Forrest
(Australian Politician, Explorer and the First Premier of Western Australia)
John Forrest
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1847
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunbury, Australia
Died: September 2
 39 
Fanny Kaplan
(Revolutionary)
Fanny Kaplan
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Volhynian Governorate
Died: September 3
 40 
Ivan Cankar
(Considered as the Beginner of Modernism in Slovene Literature)
Ivan Cankar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 10, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vrhnika, Slovenia
Died: December 11
Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Borjomi, Georgia
Died: July 18
 42 
Leonilla Bariatinskaya
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 1
 43 
Anna Dostoevskaya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 9
 44 
Walter Rauschenbusch
(American Theologian and Baptist Pastor)
Walter Rauschenbusch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: July 25
 45 
Princess Anna of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 12
 46 
Lavr Kornilov
(Russian General Who Was Involved in the 'Kornilov Affair')
Lavr Kornilov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 30, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ust'-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
Died: April 13
 47 
Joseph F. Smith
(6th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1901 - 1918))
Joseph F. Smith
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1838
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Far West, Missouri, United States
Died: November 19
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
 49 
Chung Ling Soo
(American Magician Famous For His 'Bullet Catch' Trick)
Chung Ling Soo
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westchester County, New York, United States
Died: March 24
 50 
Vladimir Paley
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 9, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: July 18