Famous People Who Died In 1923

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1923. This list includes people like Warren G. Harding, Pancho Villa, Gustave Eiffel, Sarah Bernhardt, Katherine Mansfield and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, inventors, journalists and physicists who died in 1923. This list includes people from United Kingdom, France, United States & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Pancho Villa
(Governor of Chihuahua from 1913 to 1914)
Pancho Villa
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: La Coyotada, Mexico
Died: July 20
 2 
Warren G. Harding
(29th President of the United States (1921–1923))
Warren G. Harding
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blooming Grove, Ohio, United States
Died: August 2
 3 
Gustave Eiffel
(French Civil Engineer Known for His Contribution to Building the ‘Statue of Liberty’ and ‘Eiffel Tower’)
Gustave Eiffel
11
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 15, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: December 27
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Wilhelm Rontgen
(German Mechanical Engineer and Winner of the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Wilhelm Rontgen
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 27, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lennep, Remscheid, Germany
Died: February 10
 5 
Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
4
Birthdate: August 2, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11
 6 
Sarah Bernhardt
(One of the Most Popular French Actresses of the Late 19th and Early 20th Century)
Sarah Bernhardt
2
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 26
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Katherine Mansfield
(One of the Most Highly Regarded Short Story Writers of the 20th Century)
Katherine Mansfield
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 14, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 9
 8 
Andrew Bonar Law
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1922-23))
Andrew Bonar Law
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1858
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rexton, Canada
Died: October 30
 9 
John Venn
(Mathematician)
John Venn
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 4, 1834
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull
Died: April 4
George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: April 5
 11 
Vilfredo Pareto
(Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher)
Vilfredo Pareto
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 19
 12 
James Dewar
(Scottish Chemist and Physicist Best Known for His Invention of the 'Vacuum Flask')
James Dewar
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 20, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kincardine, Scotland
Died: March 27
 13 
Georg Luger
(Austrian Firearms Designer)
Georg Luger
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Steinach am Brenner, Tyrol, Austria
Died: December 22
 14 
Julius Martov
(Russian Revolutionary and Prominent Menshevik Leader)
Julius Martov
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: April 4
 15 
Charlotte Mason
(British Educator & Reformer)
Charlotte Mason
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Died: January 16
 16 
Willie Keeler
(Baseball player)
Willie Keeler
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 3, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 1
 17 
Joaquín Sorolla
(Spanish Valencian Painter Best Known for His Depictions of Beach and Water Scenes)
Joaquín Sorolla
2
Birthdate: February 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: August 10
 18 
Théophile Steinlen
(French Art Nouveau Painter and Printmaker)
Théophile Steinlen
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: December 13
 19 
Charles Rothschild
(Banker, Entomologist)
Charles Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Died: October 12
 20 
Hovhannes Tumanyan
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 19, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lori Province, Armenia
Died: March 23
 21 
Frank Hayes
(Jockey)
Frank Hayes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1901 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: June 4
 22 
Khama III
(Ngwato Chief)
Khama III
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Mosu, Botswana
Died: February 21
 23 
Charles Henry Turner
0
Birthdate: February 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: February 14
 24 
Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski
(20th Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1919 - 1923))
Aleksandŭr Stamboliyski
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Slavovitsa, Bulgaria
Died: June 14
 25 
Maurice Barrès
(Novelist)
Maurice Barrès
0
Birthdate: August 19, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charmes, France
Died: December 4
 26 
Damdin Sükhbaatar
(Army Leader)
Damdin Sükhbaatar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Khuree, Qing Empire, Mongolia
Died: February 20
 27 
Princess Louise of Prussia
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 23
 28 
Ernst Troeltsch
(Politician, Theologian, University teacher, Sociologist)
Ernst Troeltsch
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 17, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augsburg-Haunstetten
Died: February 1
 29 
Hertha Ayrton
(British Engineer, Mathematician, Physicist and Inventor Known for Her Work With the 'Electric Arcs')
Hertha Ayrton
0
Birthdate: April 28, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Died: August 26
Prince Ernest Augustus, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: November 14
 31 
Henry Martyn Robert
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1837
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Robertville, South Carolina, United States
Died: May 11
 32 
Sukumar Ray
(Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator, Playwright, Children's writer)
Sukumar Ray
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: September 10
 33 
Edward W. Morley
(Scientist)
Edward W. Morley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 29, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 24
 34 
Jack Trice
(American football player)
Jack Trice
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hiram, Ohio, United States
Died: October 8
Princess Anastasia of Greece and Denmark
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, United States
Died: August 29
William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1876
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: April 24
 37 
Louis Couperus
(Dutch Novelist and Poet)
Louis Couperus
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: July 16
 38 
Edward Emerson Barnard
(American astronomer)
Edward Emerson Barnard
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 16, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville
Died: February 6
 39 
Edward Martyn
(Irish Playwright Best Known for His Political Play)
Edward Martyn
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Galway, Ireland
Died: December 5
 40 
Suzanne RD Tata
(The wife of Indian businessman Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata)
Suzanne RD Tata
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1880 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1923 AD
 41 
Krišjānis Barons
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jaunpils parish, Latvia
Died: March 8
 42 
Thomas Shaughnessy, 1st Baron Shaughnessy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 1853
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 10
 43 
Takeo Arishima
(Japanese Novelist Known for His Novel 'Aru Onna' And for His Strong Humanitarian Views)
Takeo Arishima
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: June 9
 44 
Théophile Delcassé
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1853
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pamiers, France
Died: February 22
 45 
Theodor Reuss
(Journalist)
Theodor Reuss
0
Birthdate: June 28, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: October 28
 46 
Michel de Klerk
(Architect)
Michel de Klerk
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: November 24
 47 
Dora Pejačević
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 10, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: March 5
 48 
Frank I. Cobb
(Journalist)
Frank I. Cobb
0
Birthdate: August 6, 1869
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas, United States
Died: December 21
 49 
Alexander Lodygin
(Inventor, Engineer)
Alexander Lodygin
0
Birthdate: October 18, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tambov, Russia
Died: March 16
 50 
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
(German Mathematician and Engineer Whose Research on AC Systems Revolutionized the US Electric Industry)
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: October 26