Famous People Who Died In 1926

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.

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 Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Illusionist
Birthdate: March 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: October 31

 2 Claude Monet

Claude Monet.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 5

 3 Robert Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lincoln.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Son of Abraham Lincoln
Birthdate: August 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois
Died: July 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Castellaneta, Italy
Died: August 23
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Emperor Taishō

Emperor Taishō.
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Famous As: Former Emperor of Japan
Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tōgū Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 25

 6 Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí.
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: June 25, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reus
Died: June 10

 7 Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sharpshooter
Birthdate: August 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, Ohio, United States
Died: November 3
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 8 Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer, Diplomat
Birthdate: July 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12

 9 Mehmed VI

Mehmed VI.
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Famous As: Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Birthdate: January 14, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dolmabahçe Palace, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: May 16

 10 Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Novelist
Birthdate: December 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: December 29

 11 John Browning

John Browning.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Firearms Designer
Birthdate: January 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26

 12 Eugene V. Debs

Eugene V. Debs.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Union Leader
Birthdate: November 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: October 20

 13 Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky

Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: September 11, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: July 20

 14 Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata

Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: 1856 AD
Birthplace: Navsari
Died: 1926 AD

 15 Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Texas
Died: April 30

 16 Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 22, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allegheny
Died: June 14

 17 Ugyen Wangchuck

Ugyen Wangchuck.
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Famous As: The First Druk Gyalpo (King of Bhutan)
Birthdate: 1862 AD
Birthplace: Bumthang District
Died: August 7

 18 Charles Marion Russell

Charles Marion Russell
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Famous As: Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter, Writer
Birthdate: March 19, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: October 24

 19 Victor, Prince Napoléon

Victor, Prince Napoléon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 18, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: May 3

 20 Sanford Ballard Dole

Sanford Ballard Dole
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: April 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Died: June 9

 21 Margherita of Savoy

Margherita of Savoy
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palazzo Chiablese, Turin, Italy
Died: January 4

 22 Louise of Sweden

Louise of Sweden
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: October 31, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 20

 23 Harry Greb

Harry Greb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 6, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 22
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 Luther Burbank

Luther Burbank
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Horticulturist, Geneticist, Botanist, Gardener, Academic, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: March 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Rosa
Died: April 11

 25 Aleksei Brusilov

Aleksei Brusilov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army General
Birthdate: September 1, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 17

 26 Emil Kraepelin

Emil Kraepelin.
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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: February 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neustrelitz, Germany
Died: October 7

 27 Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans

Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pretender
Birthdate: February 6, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York House, Twickenham, England
Died: March 28

 28 Symon Petlura

Symon Petlura
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Journalist
Birthdate: May 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poltava
Died: May 25

 29 Émile Coué

Émile Coué
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: February 26, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: July 2

 30 Camillo Golgi

Camillo Golgi.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician, Pathologist, Biologist
Birthdate: July 7, 1843
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia, Italy
Died: January 21

 31 Washington Roebling

Washington Roebling
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: May 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 21

 32 Viktor Vasnetsov

Viktor Vasnetsov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirov, Russia
Died: June 23

 33 Emily Hobhouse

Emily Hobhouse
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: British Social Worker
Birthdate: April 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St Ive, Cornwall, England
Died: June 8

 34 Lyubov Dostoevskaya

Lyubov Dostoevskaya
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: November 10

 35 Joseph Gurney Cannon

Joseph Gurney Cannon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Died: November 12

 36 Thomas Moran

Thomas Moran
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Famous As: Explorer, Painter
Birthdate: February 12, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolton
Died: August 25

 37 Nikola Pašić

Nikola Pašić
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 18, 1845
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zaječar, Serbia
Died: December 10

 38 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: September 21, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: February 21

 39 Israel Zangwill

Israel Zangwill
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 1

 40 Charles William Eliot

Charles William Eliot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: March 20, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 22

 41 Karl Harrer

Karl Harrer
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beilngries, Germany
Died: September 5

 42 E. W. Scripps

E. W. Scripps
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: June 18, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rushville, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12

 43 Princess Frederica of Hanover

Princess Frederica of Hanover
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: January 9, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanover, German
Died: October 16

 44 Alton B. Parker

Alton B. Parker
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: May 14, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cortland, New York
Died: May 10

 45 Eino Leino

Eino Leino
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: July 6, 1878
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paltamo, Finland
Died: January 10

 46 William Bateson

William Bateson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: August 8, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Robin Hood's Bay
Died: February 8

 47 Mary Eliza Mahoney

Mary Eliza Mahoney.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: April 16, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 4

 48 Edwin Abbott Abbott

Edwin Abbott Abbott
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Famous As: Theologian, Science fiction writer, Teacher, Writer, Novelist
Birthdate: December 20, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: October 12

 49 Carl Akeley

Carl Akeley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Taxidermist
Birthdate: May 19, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Clarendon, New York, United States
Died: November 17

 50 Bartolo Longo

Bartolo Longo
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Catholic friar
Birthdate: February 10, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Latiano, Italy
Died: October 5