Famous People Who Died In 1920

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1920. This list includes people like Srinivasa Ramanujan, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Amedeo Modigliani, Wilhelm Wundt, Edmund Barton and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, sculptors and explorers who died in 1920. This list includes people from United States, Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Srinivasa Ramanujan
(Mathematician)
Srinivasa Ramanujan
76
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26
 2 
Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14
 3 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(Revolutionary & Part of the Lal Bal Pal Triumvirate)
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
Died: September 1
 4 
Amedeo Modigliani
(Italian Painter and Sculptor Known for His Works: ‘Redheaded Girl in Evening Dress’ and ‘Madame Pompadour’)
Amedeo Modigliani
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: January 24
 5 
Wilhelm Wundt
(Philosopher)
Wilhelm Wundt
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 16, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: August 31
 6 
Edmund Barton
(Prime Minister of Australia (1901-03))
Edmund Barton
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 18, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glebe, Australia
Died: January 7
 7 
Robert Peary
(Explorer)
Robert Peary
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cresson, Pennsylvania
Died: February 20
 8 
Venustiano Carranza
(President of Mexico (1917-20))
Venustiano Carranza
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: May 21
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
John Reed
(Journalist, Poet)
John Reed
1
Birthdate: October 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: October 17
 10 
Yaa Asantewaa
(Queens Mother)
Yaa Asantewaa
9
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Besease
Died: October 17
 11 
Peter Carl Fabergé
(Jeweller best known for the famous Fabergé eggs made in the style of genuine Easter eggs)
Peter Carl Fabergé
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 30, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 24
 12 
Max Bruch
(German Romantic Composer, Conductor & Educator)
Max Bruch
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 2
 13 
Olive Thomas
(Actress)
Olive Thomas
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 10
 14 
George Gipp
(American Football Player)
George Gipp
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calumet Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Sarada Devi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Joyrambati, Bengal, British India
Died: July 20
 16 
John Francis Dodge
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson)
John Francis Dodge
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 25, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Michigan
Died: January 14
 17 
Horace Elgin Dodge
(Industrialists)
Horace Elgin Dodge
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 17, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niles, Michigan, United States
Died: December 10
 18 
Levi P. Morton
(Vice President of the United States (1889-93))
Levi P. Morton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 16, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shoreham, Vermont, United States
Died: May 16
Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 24
Princess Margaret of Connaught
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bagshot Park, Surrey, England
Died: May 1
 21 
Anders Zorn
(One of the Best Portrait Painters in Europe at the End of the 19th Century)
Anders Zorn
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mora, Sweden
Died: August 22
 22 
William Dean Howells
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio, U.S.
Died: May 11
 23 
Abraham Kuyper
(Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1901 - 1905))
Abraham Kuyper
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maassluis, Netherlands
Died: November 8
Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
1
Birthdate: May 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ludwigslust Palace, Ludwigslust, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, German Confederation
Died: September 6
Prince Joachim of Prussia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: July 18
 26 
Alexander of Greece
(Former King of Hellenes (1917 - 1920))
Alexander of Greece
2
Birthdate: August 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tatoi Royal Palace, Greece
Died: October 25
 27 
Olive Schreiner
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: March 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lesotho
Died: December 11
 28 
Jacob Schiff
(German-born American Banker & Philanthropist Who Financed the Expansion of American Railroads)
Jacob Schiff
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 10, 1847
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: September 25
 29 
Eugénie de Montijo
(Empress of France)
Eugénie de Montijo
1
Birthdate: May 5, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: July 11
 30 
Eleanor H. Porter
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 21
 31 
Julia A. Moore
(American poet)
Julia A. Moore
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 1, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plainfield charter Township, Michigan, United States
Died: June 5
 32 
Max Klinger
(Painter)
Max Klinger
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 5
 33 
Alexius Meinong
(Philosopher)
Alexius Meinong
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
Died: November 27
 34 
William C. Gorgas
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: July 3
 35 
Benjamin Holt
(Inventor)
Benjamin Holt
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concord
Died: December 5
 36 
Lothar von Trotha
(Military personnel)
Lothar von Trotha
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 3, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Magdeburg
Died: March 31
 37 
Otto Gross
(Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Physician)
Otto Gross
0
Birthdate: March 17, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gniebing-Weißenbach
Died: February 13
 38 
Jeanne Hebuterne
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, French Third Republic
Died: January 26
 39 
Norman Lockyer
(British Scientist and Astronomer Known for Discovering the Gas Helium and Was the Founder of the Journal 'Nature')
Norman Lockyer
0
Birthdate: May 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rugby, Warwickshire, England
Died: August 16
Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died: December 3
 41 
Herbert James Draper
(painter, illustrator)
Herbert James Draper
0
Birthdate: 1863 AD
Birthplace: London
Died: September 22
 42 
Richard Dehmel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hermsdorf, Münchehofe, Germany
Died: February 8
 43 
Vahan Terian
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gandzani, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: January 7
Matthías Jochumsson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Skógar, Iceland
Died: November 18
 45 
Amos Whitney
(Mechanical engineer)
Amos Whitney
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Biddeford, Maine, United States
Died: August 5
 46 
S. Ansky
(Russian Writer Best Known for His Play 'The Dybbuk')
S. Ansky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chashniki, Belarus
Died: November 8
 47 
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge
(Human Rights Activist)
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 20, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin County, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 25
 48 
Inessa Armand
(Politician)
Inessa Armand
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 24
 49 
Dmitri Ivanovsky
(Russian Botanist, the Co-Discoverer of Viruses and One of the Founders of Virology)
Dmitri Ivanovsky
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gdov, Russia
Died: June 20
 50 
Aleksandr Kolchak
(Supreme Ruler of Russia (1918 - 1920))
Aleksandr Kolchak
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 7