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
89
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26
 2 
Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14
 3 
Amedeo Modigliani
(Italian Painter and Sculptor Known for His Works: ‘Redheaded Girl in Evening Dress’ and ‘Madame Pompadour’)
Amedeo Modigliani
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: January 24
 4 
Wilhelm Wundt
(Philosopher)
Wilhelm Wundt
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 16, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: August 31
 5 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(Indian Independence Activist and One Third of the 'Lal Bal Pal' Triumvirate)
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maharashtra, India
Died: September 1
 6 
Edmund Barton
(1st Prime Minister of Australia)
Edmund Barton
15
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
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 
John Reed
(Journalist, Poet)
John Reed
1
Birthdate: October 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: October 17
 9 
Peter Carl Fabergé
(Russian Jeweller Best Known for the Famous 'Fabergé Eggs' Made of Precious Metals and Gemstones)
Peter Carl Fabergé
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 30, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 24
 10 
Yaa Asantewaa
(Queens Mother)
Yaa Asantewaa
11
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Besease
Died: October 17
 11 
Max Bruch
(German Romantic Composer, Conductor & Educator)
Max Bruch
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 2
 12 
Venustiano Carranza
(44th President of Mexico)
Venustiano Carranza
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Mexico
Died: May 21
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 13 
Olive Thomas
(American Silent-Film Actress, Art Model, and Photo Model)
Olive Thomas
2
Birthdate: October 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 10
 14 
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
 15 
George Gipp
(American Football Player)
George Gipp
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calumet Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
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
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 24
 18 
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
 19 
Kevin Barry
(Revolutionary)
Kevin Barry
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 1
Princess Margaret of Connaught
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bagshot Park, Surrey, England
Died: May 1
 21 
William Dean Howells
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio, U.S.
Died: May 11
 22 
Sarada Devi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Joyrambati, Bengal, British India
Died: July 20
Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
2
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
 25 
Anders Zorn
(One of the Best Portrait Painters in Europe at the End of the 19th Century)
Anders Zorn
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mora, Sweden
Died: August 22
 26 
Eugénie de Montijo
(Empress of France)
Eugénie de Montijo
1
Birthdate: May 5, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: July 11
 27 
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
 28 
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
 29 
Gaston Chevrolet
(Racing driver)
Gaston Chevrolet
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beaune, France
Died: November 25
 30 
Olive Schreiner
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: March 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lesotho
Died: December 11
 31 
Benjamin Holt
(Inventor)
Benjamin Holt
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concord
Died: December 5
 32 
Alexius Meinong
(Austrian Philosopher Known for His Unique Ontology)
Alexius Meinong
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: November 27
 33 
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
 34 
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
 35 
Jeanne Hebuterne
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, French Third Republic
Died: January 26
 36 
Eleanor H. Porter
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Littleton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 21
 37 
William C. Gorgas
(United States Army Physician and 22nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army)
William C. Gorgas
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toulminville, Alabama, United States
Died: July 3
 38 
Vahan Terian
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gandzani, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: January 7
 39 
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge
(American Human Rights Activist and Social Reformer)
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 20, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin County, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 25
 40 
Jacob Schiff
(German-born American Banker & Philanthropist Who Financed the Expansion of American Railroads)
Jacob Schiff
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 10, 1847
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: September 25
 41 
Max Klinger
(Painter)
Max Klinger
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 5
 42 
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
 43 
Amos Whitney
(American Mechanical Engineer and Inventor Who Co-founded the 'Pratt & Whitney Company')
Amos Whitney
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Biddeford, Maine, United States
Died: August 5
 44 
William de Wiveleslie Abney
(British Astronomer, Chemist, and Photographer Known for His Development of a Photographic Emulsion)
William de Wiveleslie Abney
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Derby, England
Died: December 3
 45 
Inessa Armand
(Politician)
Inessa Armand
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 24
 46 
Little Lord Fauntleroy
(Murder victim)
Little Lord Fauntleroy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1914 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1920 AD
 47 
James O'Neill
0
Birthdate: November 15, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: August 10
 48 
Lothar von Trotha
(Military personnel)
Lothar von Trotha
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 3, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Magdeburg
Died: March 31
 49 
Otto Gross
(Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Physician)
Otto Gross
0
Birthdate: March 17, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gniebing-Weißenbach
Died: February 13
 50 
Terence MacSwiney
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: October 25