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
41
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
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: March 25
 4 
Gavrilo Princip
(Assassinator of Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
Gavrilo Princip
29
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Obljaj
Died: April 28
 5 
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)
 6 
Manfred von Richthofen
(One of the Most Widely Known German Fighter Pilots of All Time)
Manfred von Richthofen
21
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 21
 7 
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Prince of Russia from 1904 to 1918)
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17
 8 
Wilfred Owen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oswestry
Died: November 4
 9 
Alexandra Feodorovna
(Empress Consort of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Alexandra Feodorovna
17
Birthdate: June 6, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 17
 10 
Georg Cantor
(Mathematician)
Georg Cantor
18
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 3, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: January 6
 11 
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)
 12 
Egon Schiele
(Austrian Expressionist Painter, Draftsman, and Printmaker)
Egon Schiele
10
Birthdate: June 12, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulln, Austria
Died: October 31
 13 
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)
 14 
Abdul Hamid II
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)
Abdul Hamid II
14
Birthdate: September 21, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: February 10
 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 
Mehmed V
(Ottoman King)
Mehmed V
5
Birthdate: November 2, 1844
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Topkapi Palace Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: July 3
 18 
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
 19 
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
(Saint)
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
 20 
Anna Held
(French-Polish Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Revues 'The Ziegfeld Follies')
Anna Held
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: August 12
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 21 
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
 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 
Henry Adams
(Historian Known for His Work 'The History of the United States of America 1801–1817')
Henry Adams
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 27
 24 
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
 25 
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
 26 
Lili Boulanger
(Composer)
Lili Boulanger
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 15
 27 
Otto Wagner
(Architect, University teacher)
Otto Wagner
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 13, 1841
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: April 12
 28 
Niko Pirosmanashvili
(Painter)
Niko Pirosmanashvili
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kakheti
Died: April 9
 29 
Hobey Baker
(First American Star in Ice Hockey by the Hockey Hall of Fame)
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)
 30 
Sai Baba of Shirdi
(Spiritual Guru)
Sai Baba of Shirdi
16
Birthplace: India
Died: October 15
 31 
Taytu Betul
(Empress of Ethiopia (1889 - 1913))
Taytu Betul
6
Birthdate: August 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oromia, Ethiopian Empire
Died: February 11
 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
(Politician)
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
(Canadian-British Journalist, Art Dealer, and Art Critic)
Robbie Ross
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: October 5
 36 
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
 37 
Aleksandr Lyapunov
(mathematician, physicist)
Aleksandr Lyapunov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 6, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaroslavl
Died: November 3
 38 
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
 39 
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
 40 
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
 41 
Joséphin Péladan
(Novelist)
Joséphin Péladan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: June 27
 42 
Hermann Cohen
(Philosopher)
Hermann Cohen
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coswig, Anhalt, Germany
Died: April 4
 43 
Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine
(German Princess Who Married Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia and Eventually Became a Nun)
Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bessungen, Darmstadt, Germany
Died: July 18
 44 
Leonilla Bariatinskaya
(Aristocrat)
Leonilla Bariatinskaya
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 1
 45 
Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia
(Military personnel)
Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Borjomi, Georgia
Died: July 18
 46 
Paul von Rennenkampf
(Commander of the Vilna Military District)
Paul von Rennenkampf
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rapla County, Estonia
Died: April 1
 47 
George Henry White
(Politician, Lawyer)
George Henry White
1
Listed In:
Birthdate: December 18, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosindale, North Carolina
Died: December 28
 48 
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
 49 
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
(Imperial Highness)
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
 50 
Anna Dostoevskaya
(Memoirist)
Anna Dostoevskaya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 9