Famous People Who Died In 1922

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1922. This list includes people like Alexander Graham Bell, Marcel Proust, Charles I of Austria, Newton Knight, Nellie Bly and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, artists and prime ministers who died in 1922. This list includes people from France, United States, United Kingdom & Ireland and many more countries.
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 1 
Alexander Graham Bell
(Inventor of Telephone & Co-Founder of 'American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T)')
Alexander Graham Bell
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Birthdate: March 3, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: August 2
 2 
Sir Ernest Shackleton
(Anglo-Irish Antarctic Explorer)
Sir Ernest Shackleton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilkea, Ireland
Died: January 5
 3 
Michael Collins
(Politician)
Michael Collins
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: County Cork, Republic of Ireland
Died: August 22
 4 
Nellie Bly
(Journalist and Writer Known for Her Record-Breaking Trip Around the World in 72 Days)
Nellie Bly
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 5, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cochrans Mills, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 27
 5 
Marcel Proust
(French Novelist Who is Regarded as One of the Most Influential Authors of the 20th Century)
Marcel Proust
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neuilly-Auteuil-Passy, France
Died: November 18
 6 
Newton Knight
(Military Leader)
Newton Knight
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 10, 1829
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jones County
Died: 1922 AD
 7 
Charles I of Austria
(Emperor of Austria from 1916 to 1918)
Charles I of Austria
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Birthdate: August 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Persenbeug-Gottsdorf, Austria
Died: April 1
 8 
William Desmond Taylor
(Director and Actor Known for His Films: ‘The Diamond from the Sky’, ‘A Woman Scorned’ and ‘Ben Blair’)
William Desmond Taylor
0
Birthdate: April 26, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Carlow, Ireland
Died: February 1
 9 
Henry Lawson
(Writer)
Henry Lawson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 17, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grenfell
Died: September 2
 10 
Ali Kemal
(Minister of the Interior of the Ottoman Empire in 1919)
Ali Kemal
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Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fatih, Turkey
Died: November 6
 11 
Hermann Rorschach
(Swiss psychiatrist)
Hermann Rorschach
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: April 1
William Stewart Halsted
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 23, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: September 7
 13 
Cap Anson
(Baseball Player)
Cap Anson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1852
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Died: April 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Lord Leopold Mountbatten
(Military Leader)
Lord Leopold Mountbatten
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: April 23
 15 
George Cadbury
(Businessman)
George Cadbury
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 19, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edgbaston
Died: October 24
 16 
William Rockefeller Jr.
(American Businessman and Co-Founder of 'Standard Oil')
William Rockefeller Jr.
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 31, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: June 24
Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia
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Birthdate: July 28, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Empire of Russia
Died: March 11
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
0
Birthdate: February 17, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arolsen, Germany
Died: September 1
 19 
Enver Pasha
(Ottoman Military Officer, Revolutionary and Convicted War Criminal Who Formed One-Third of the 'Three Pashas' Triumvirate)
Enver Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: August 4
 20 
Lillian Russell
(Former Actress, Singer known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence)
Lillian Russell
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Birthdate: December 4, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clinton, Iowa, United States
Died: June 6
 21 
John William Godward
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon
Died: December 13
 22 
Andrey Markov
(Mathematician)
Andrey Markov
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 14, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
Died: July 20
 23 
Arthur Griffith
(Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom (1918-1922))
Arthur Griffith
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 12
 24 
Erich von Falkenhayn
(Former Minister of War of Prussia (1913 - 1915))
Erich von Falkenhayn
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 11, 1861
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Białochowo, Poland
Died: April 8
 25 
Gabriel Narutowicz
(First President of Poland)
Gabriel Narutowicz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Telšiai, Lithuania
Died: December 16
 26 
Marie Lloyd
(Singer)
Marie Lloyd
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 12, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, United Kingdom
Died: October 7
 27 
Bert Williams
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)
Bert Williams
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1874
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nassau
Died: March 4
 28 
Walther Rathenau
(Foreign Minister of Germany)
Walther Rathenau
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1867
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 24
 29 
Georges Sorel
(Social Thinker, Political Theorist & Historian Known for His Advocacy of 'Sorelianism')
Georges Sorel
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherbourg, France
Died: August 29
Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 18, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 18
 31 
Lothar von Richthofen
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Lothar von Richthofen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: July 4
 32 
William J. Seymour
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Louisiana
Died: September 28
 33 
Camille Jordan
(Mathematician, Engineer, Professor)
Camille Jordan
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 5, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lyon
Died: January 22
 34 
Richard Theodore Greener
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 2
 35 
Christiaan de Wet
(Boer General, Rebel Leader and Politician)
Christiaan de Wet
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smithfield, South Africa
Died: February 3
 36 
Robert Erskine Childers
(Former Teachta Dála of Ireland)
Robert Erskine Childers
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 25, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: November 24
 37 
Okuma Shigenobu
(Prime Minister)
Okuma Shigenobu
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 11, 1838
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saga
Died: January 10
 38 
John Butler Yeats
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1839
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lawrencetown, County Down, Ireland
Died: February 3
 39 
Ernest Solvay
(Belgian Chemist Who Developed the 'Ammonia-Soda Process' for Making Soda Ash)
Ernest Solvay
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rebecq, Belgium
Died: May 26
Catherine Dolgorukov
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Russia
Died: February 15
 41 
Paul Deschanel
(Former President of France)
Paul Deschanel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Schaerbeek, Belgium
Died: April 28
 42 
Edmund Leighton
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Birthdate: September 21, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: September 1
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Petworth, England
Died: September 10
 44 
Jacobus Kapteyn
(Dutch Astronomer Who Used Photography and Statistical Methods in Determining the Motions and Distribution of Stars)
Jacobus Kapteyn
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 19, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barneveld, Netherlands
Died: June 18
 45 
Paul Mounet
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bergerac, France
Died: February 10
 46 
Rudolf Kjellén
(Swedish Political Scientist, Geographer and Politician Who First Coined the Term 'Geopolitics')
Rudolf Kjellén
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Birthdate: June 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Torsö, Sweden
Died: November 14
George B. Selden
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York
Died: January 17
 48 
Fredrik Bajer
(Writer and pacifist politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1908 together with Klas Pontus Arnoldson)
Fredrik Bajer
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 21, 1837
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Næstved, Denmark
Died: January 22
 49 
Paul Durand-Ruel
(Art Dealer)
Paul Durand-Ruel
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 31, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 5
 50 
Arthur Wesley Dow
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 1