Famous People Who Died In 1920

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan
57
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26

 2 Max Weber

Max Weber
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14

 3 Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak
5
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary & Part of the Lal Bal Pal Triumvirate
Birthdate: July 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
Died: September 1

 4 Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani
2
Famous As: Painter & Sculptor
Birthdate: July 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: January 24

 5 Wilhelm Wundt

Wilhelm Wundt
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 16, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: August 31

 6 Edmund Barton

Edmund Barton
8
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Australia (1901-03)
Birthdate: January 18, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glebe, Australia
Died: January 7

 7 Robert Peary

Robert Peary
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: May 6, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cresson, Pennsylvania
Died: February 20
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 8 John Reed

John Reed
1
Famous As: Journalist, Poet
Birthdate: October 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: October 17

 9 Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duchess
Birthdate: October 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 24

 10 Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Mexico (1917-20)
Birthdate: December 28, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: May 21
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 Yaa Asantewaa

Yaa Asantewaa
2
Famous As: Queens Mother
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Besease
Died: October 17

 12 George Gipp

George Gipp
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: February 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calumet Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 13 Sarada Devi

Sarada Devi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: December 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Joyrambati, Bengal, British India
Died: July 20

 14 Max Bruch

Max Bruch
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former Romantic Composer and Conductor recognized for his famous masterpiece Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Birthdate: January 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 2

 15 Peter Carl Fabergé

Peter Carl Fabergé
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Jeweller best known for the famous Fabergé eggs made in the style of genuine Easter eggs
Birthdate: May 30, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 24

 16 Olive Thomas

Olive Thomas
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 10

 17 Levi P. Morton

Levi P. Morton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Vice President of the United States (1889-93)
Birthdate: May 16, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shoreham, Vermont, United States
Died: May 16

 18 John Francis Dodge

John Francis Dodge
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Birthdate: October 25, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Michigan
Died: January 14

 19 Eugénie de Montijo

Eugénie de Montijo
0
Famous As: Empress of France
Birthdate: May 5, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: July 11

 20 Horace Elgin Dodge

Horace Elgin Dodge
1
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Industrialists
Birthdate: May 17, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Niles, Michigan, United States
Died: December 10

 21 Anders Zorn

Anders Zorn
0
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mora, Sweden
Died: August 22

 22 Abraham Kuyper

Abraham Kuyper
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 29, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maassluis, Netherlands
Died: November 8

 23 Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: May 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ludwigslust Palace, Ludwigslust, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, German Confederation
Died: September 6

 24 Prince Joachim of Prussia

Prince Joachim of Prussia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: December 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: July 18

 25 Jacob Schiff

Jacob Schiff
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: January 10, 1847
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: September 25

 26 Olive Schreiner

Olive Schreiner
0
Listed In:
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lesotho
Died: December 11

 27 William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio, U.S.
Died: May 11

 28 Princess Margaret of Connaught

Princess Margaret of Connaught
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: January 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bagshot Park, Surrey, England
Died: May 1

 29 Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 21

 30 Benjamin Holt

Benjamin Holt
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: January 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concord
Died: December 5

 31 William C. Gorgas

William C. Gorgas
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: October 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: July 3

 32 Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Murder victim
Birthdate: 1914 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1920 AD

 33 Max Klinger

Max Klinger
0
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 5

 34 Eva Mylott

Eva Mylott
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: February 27, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tuross Head, New South Wales, Australia
Died: March 20

 35 Alexius Meinong

Alexius Meinong
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: July 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
Died: November 27

 36 Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: January 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 1

 37 Terence MacSwiney

Terence MacSwiney
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: October 25

 38 Alexander of Greece

Alexander of Greece
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: August 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tatoi Royal Palace, Greece
Died: October 25

 39 Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney

Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: July 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died: December 3

 40 Jeanne Hebuterne

Jeanne Hebuterne
1
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, French Third Republic
Died: January 26

 41 Richard Dehmel

Richard Dehmel
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 18, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hermsdorf, Münchehofe, Germany
Died: February 8

 42 Matthías Jochumsson

Matthías Jochumsson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 11, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Skógar, Iceland
Died: November 18

 43 S. Ansky

S. Ansky
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chashniki, Belarus
Died: November 8

 44 Vahan Terian

Vahan Terian
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gandzani, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: January 7

 45 Amos Whitney

Amos Whitney
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: October 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Biddeford, Maine, United States
Died: August 5

 46 Madeline McDowell Breckinridge

Madeline McDowell Breckinridge
0
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Human Rights Activist
Birthdate: May 20, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin County, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 25

 47 Maria Bochkareva

Maria Bochkareva
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: June 30, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nikolsko, Russia
Died: May 16

 48 John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 25, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: July 10

 49 Percy French

Percy French
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: May 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roscommon, Ireland
Died: January 24

 50 Inessa Armand

Inessa Armand
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 8, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 24