Famous People Who Died In 1926

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1926. This list includes people like Harry Houdini, Claude Monet, Robert Todd Lincoln, Gertrude Bell, Annie Oakley and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, emperors & kings, political leaders and economists who died in 1926. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Harry Houdini
(Illusionist and Stunt Performer Known for His Sensational Escape Acts)
Harry Houdini
22
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: October 31
 2 
Claude Monet
(French Painter and Founder of 'Impressionism')
Claude Monet
12
Birthdate: November 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 5
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Annie Oakley
(Sharpshooter)
Annie Oakley
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darke County, Ohio, United States
Died: November 3
 4 
Antoni Gaudí
(Architect)
Antoni Gaudí
9
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 25, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reus
Died: June 10
 5 
Bessie Coleman
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Texas, United States
Died: April 30
 6 
Rudolph Valentino
(Italian Actor)
Rudolph Valentino
3
Birthdate: May 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Castellaneta, Italy
Died: August 23
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Robert Todd Lincoln
(35th United States Secretary of War & Son of Abraham Lincoln)
Robert Todd Lincoln
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: July 25
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Gertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)
Gertrude Bell
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12
 9 
Rainer Maria Rilke
(Austrian Poet and Novelist Known for His Poetry Collections ‘Duino Elegies’ and ‘Sonnets to Orpheus’)
Rainer Maria Rilke
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: December 29
 10 
John Browning
(Firearms Designer)
John Browning
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26
 11 
Mary Cassatt
(Painter)
Mary Cassatt
5
Birthdate: May 22, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allegheny
Died: June 14
 12 
Eugene V. Debs
(Union Leader)
Eugene V. Debs
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: October 20
 13 
Emperor Taishō
(Emperor of Japan (1912-26))
Emperor Taishō
5
Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japann
Died: December 25
 14 
Olga Constantinovna of Russia
(Queen consort of the Hellenes)
Olga Constantinovna of Russia
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 18
 15 
Ugyen Wangchuck
(The First Druk Gyalpo (King of Bhutan))
Ugyen Wangchuck
13
Birthdate: 1862 AD
Birthplace: Bumthang District
Died: August 7
 16 
Charles Marion Russell
(Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter, Writer)
Charles Marion Russell
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: October 24
 17 
Mary Eliza Mahoney
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 4
 18 
Camillo Golgi
(Physician, Pathologist, Biologist)
Camillo Golgi
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1843
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Italy
Died: January 21
 19 
Emil Kraepelin
(Psychiatrist)
Emil Kraepelin
1
Birthdate: February 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neustrelitz, Germany
Died: October 7
 20 
Symon Petlura
(Politician and Journalist)
Symon Petlura
4
Birthdate: May 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
Died: May 25
 21 
Yun Sim-deok
(Singer)
Yun Sim-deok
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pyongyang, Kingdom of Korea
Died: August 4
 22 
Thomas Moran
(Explorer, Painter)
Thomas Moran
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolton
Died: August 25
 23 
Washington Roebling
(Civil Engineer)
Washington Roebling
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 21
 24 
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 21, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: February 21
 25 
Louise of Sweden
(Queen of Denmark)
Louise of Sweden
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 20
 26 
Nikola Pašić
(Serbian and Yugoslav Diplomat and Politician)
Nikola Pašić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1845
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zaječar, Serbia
Died: December 10
 27 
Lyubov Dostoevskaya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: November 10
 28 
Luther Burbank
(Horticulturist, Geneticist, Botanist, Gardener, Academic, Non-fiction writer)
Luther Burbank
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Rosa
Died: April 11
 29 
Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1856 AD
Birthplace: Navsari, India
Died: 1926 AD
 30 
Aleksei Brusilov
(Army General)
Aleksei Brusilov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 17
 31 
Charles Vance Millar
(Lawyer, Businessperson)
Charles Vance Millar
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 28, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aylmer, Ontario Aylmer, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 31
 32 
Senusret I
(Second Pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt)
Senusret I
0
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 1926 AD
 33 
E. W. Scripps
(Publisher)
E. W. Scripps
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rushville, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12
 34 
Victor, Prince Napoléon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: May 3
 35 
Charles Edward Ringling
(Former Circus showman who was one of seven original Ringling Brothers who owned the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus)
Charles Edward Ringling
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 2, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: McGregor, Iowa, United States
Died: December 3
 36 
Viktor Vasnetsov
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirov, Russia
Died: June 23
 37 
Edwin Abbott Abbott
(Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher, Writer, Novelist)
Edwin Abbott Abbott
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: October 12
 38 
Friedrich von Wieser
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 22
 39 
William Bateson
(Biologist who was the first person to use the term genetics to describe the study of heredity)
William Bateson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 8, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whitby, Yorkshire, England
Died: February 8
 40 
Paul Kammerer
(Biologist)
Paul Kammerer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 23
 41 
Karl Harrer
(Journalist)
Karl Harrer
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beilngries, Germany
Died: September 5
 42 
Knut Wicksell
(Economist)
Knut Wicksell
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 3
 43 
Ivana Kobilca
(Painter)
Ivana Kobilca
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: December 4
 44 
Phan Chau Trinh
(Nationalist leader)
Phan Chau Trinh
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1872
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tam Kỳ, Vietnam
Died: March 24
 45 
Oscar Straus
(Politician)
Oscar Straus
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: May 3
 46 
Eino Leino
(Journalist, A Pioneer of Finnish poetry and A National Poet of Finland)
Eino Leino
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1878
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paltamo, Finland
Died: January 10
 47 
Émile Coué
(Psychologist)
Émile Coué
0
Birthdate: February 26, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: July 2
 48 
Carlos Schwabe
0
Birthdate: July 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Altona, Hamburg, Germany
Died: January 22
 49 
Mehmed VI
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1918-22))
Mehmed VI
8
Birthdate: March 30, 1861
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: May 16
 50 
Joseph Gurney Cannon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Died: November 12