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
25
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
25
Birthdate: November 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 5
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Antoni Gaudí
(Architect)
Antoni Gaudí
10
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 25, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reus
Died: June 10
 4 
Bessie Coleman
(American Civil Aviator and the First African-American Woman to Hold a Pilot License)
Bessie Coleman
22
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Texas, United States
Died: April 30
 5 
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)
 6 
Robert Todd Lincoln
(35th United States Secretary of War & Son of Abraham Lincoln)
Robert Todd Lincoln
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: July 25
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Gertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)
Gertrude Bell
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12
 8 
Rainer Maria Rilke
(Austrian Poet and Novelist Known for His Poetry Collections ‘Duino Elegies’ and ‘Sonnets to Orpheus’)
Rainer Maria Rilke
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: December 29
 9 
John Browning
(Firearms Designer)
John Browning
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 23, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
Died: November 26
 10 
Emperor Taishō
(Emperor of Japan from 1912 to 1926)
Emperor Taishō
5
Birthdate: August 31, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japann
Died: December 25
 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
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 5, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: October 20
 13 
Annie Oakley
(Sharpshooter)
Annie Oakley
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darke County, Ohio, United States
Died: November 3
 14 
Olga Constantinovna of Russia
(Queen Consort of Greece)
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
15
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
(First African-American to Work as a Trained Nurse in the USA)
Mary Eliza Mahoney
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1845
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 4
 18 
Yun Sim-deok
(Singer)
Yun Sim-deok
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pyongyang, Kingdom of Korea
Died: August 4
 19 
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
 20 
Symon Petlura
(Politician and Journalist)
Symon Petlura
4
Birthdate: May 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
Died: May 25
 21 
Emil Kraepelin
(Psychiatrist)
Emil Kraepelin
1
Birthdate: February 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neustrelitz, Germany
Died: October 7
 22 
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
 23 
Thomas Moran
(Explorer, Painter)
Thomas Moran
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolton
Died: August 25
 24 
Washington Roebling
(American Civil Engineer Who Supervised the Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge)
Washington Roebling
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 21
 25 
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 21, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Netherlands
Died: February 21
 26 
Aleksei Brusilov
(Army General)
Aleksei Brusilov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 17
 27 
Lyubov Dostoevskaya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: November 10
 28 
Nikola Pašić
(Former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Serbia and the Kingdom of Yugoslavia)
Nikola Pašić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1845
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zaječar, Serbia
Died: December 10
 29 
Senusret I
(Second Pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt)
Senusret I
0
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 1926 BC
 30 
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
 31 
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
 32 
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
 33 
Friedrich von Wieser
(Former Austrian Minister of Commerce and Economist)
Friedrich von Wieser
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 22
 34 
Knut Wicksell
(Swedish Economist)
Knut Wicksell
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
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 
Charles William Eliot
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 22
 37 
Karl Harrer
(Journalist)
Karl Harrer
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beilngries, Germany
Died: September 5
 38 
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
 39 
E. W. Scripps
(Publisher)
E. W. Scripps
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rushville, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12
 40 
Ivana Kobilca
(Painter)
Ivana Kobilca
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: December 4
 41 
Émile Coué
(Psychologist)
Émile Coué
0
Birthdate: February 26, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: July 2
 42 
Eino Leino
(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
 43 
Israel Zangwill
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 1
 44 
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
 45 
Alton B. Parker
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 14, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cortland, New York
Died: May 10
 46 
Joseph Gurney Cannon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Died: November 12
 47 
Carlos Schwabe
0
Birthdate: July 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Altona, Hamburg, Germany
Died: January 22
 48 
Carl Akeley
(American Taxidermist, Sculptor, Biologist, Conservationist and Inventor Known for His Contributions to American Museums)
Carl Akeley
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Clarendon, New York, United States
Died: November 17
 49 
Emily Hobhouse
(British Social Worker)
Emily Hobhouse
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St Ive, Cornwall, England
Died: June 8
 50 
Frank E. Butler
(Marksman)
Frank E. Butler
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longford, Ireland
Died: November 21