Famous People Who Died In 1928

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1928. This list includes people like Thomas Hardy, Lala Lajpat Rai, Arnold Rothstein, Emmeline Pankhurst, Roald Amundsen and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, models and sculptors who died in 1928. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Thomas Hardy
(Novelist & Poet)
Thomas Hardy
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stinsford, Dorset, England
Died: January 11
 2 
Emmeline Pankhurst
(English Political Activist Who Organised the UK Suffragette Movement)
Emmeline Pankhurst
15
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moss Side, Manchester, United Kingdom
Died: June 14
 3 
Roald Amundsen
(Norwegian Explorer Who was the First to Reach the South Pole)
Roald Amundsen
29
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Borge, Norway
Died: June 18
 4 
Arnold Rothstein
(Racketeer)
Arnold Rothstein
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: nhattan, New York City, New York
Died: November 6
 5 
Lala Lajpat Rai
(Indian Author, Freedom Fighter, Politician and One of the Three Members of the ‘Lal Bal Pal’ Trimurti)
Lala Lajpat Rai
10
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: November 17
 6 
Lewis Howard Latimer
1
Birthdate: September 4, 1848
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 11
 7 
Narayana Guru
(Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer)
Narayana Guru
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Died: September 20
 8 
Édouard-Henri Avril
(French Painter, Commercial Artist and Illustrator of Erotic Literature)
Édouard-Henri Avril
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers, French Algeria
Died: July 28
 9 
Maria Feodorovna
(Empress Consort of Russia (1881 - 1884))
Maria Feodorovna
3
Birthdate: November 26, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: October 13
 10 
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 7, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Townhead, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Died: December 10
 11 
H. H. Asquith
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916)
H. H. Asquith
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morley, England
Died: February 1
 12 
Hendrik Lorentz
(Dutch Physicist and Winner of the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics)
Hendrik Lorentz
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 18, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands
Died: February 4
 13 
Leos Janacek
(One of the Most Important Czech Composers of the 20th Century)
Leos Janacek
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hukvaldy, Czechia
Died: August 12
 14 
Loie Fuller
(Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist, Dancer, Stage actor, Model)
Loie Fuller
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: January 1
 15 
Ellen Terry
(Actress)
Ellen Terry
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: July 21
 16 
Alexander Bogdanov
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1873
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sokolka, Poland
Died: April 7
 17 
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
(Queen Victoria's great grand son)
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esher, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 15
 18 
Reinhard Scheer
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Obernkirchen, Germany
Died: November 26
 19 
Anita Berber
(German Dancer, Actress, and Writer)
Anita Berber
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: November 10
 20 
Luigi Cadorna
(Italian Military General Known for His Failure during World War I)
Luigi Cadorna
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Verbania, Italy
Died: December 21
 21 
Crystal Eastman
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 8
 22 
Earle Nelson
(Criminal)
Earle Nelson
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 12, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 13
 23 
Mauritz Stiller
(Film Director)
Mauritz Stiller
2
Birthdate: July 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: November 18
 24 
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
(Bestselling Spanish Novelist Known for His Novel ‘Blood and Sand')
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: January 28
 25 
George Washington Goethals
(Former 1st Governor of Panama Canal Zone (1914 - 1917))
George Washington Goethals
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 29, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 21
 26 
Frankie Yale
(Criminal)
Frankie Yale
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longobucco
Died: July 1
 27 
Stjepan Radić
(Croatian Politician and Croatian People's Peasant Party Founder Who Was Assassinated in the Parliament)
Stjepan Radić
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Desno Trebarjevo, Croatia
Died: August 8
 28 
Enrico Cecchetti
(Ballet Dancer)
Enrico Cecchetti
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 21, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 13
 29 
Jan Toorop
(Painter, Graphic artist, Decorative arts)
Jan Toorop
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Purworejo
Died: March 3
 30 
Charles Birger
(Gangster, Soldier)
Charles Birger
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 5, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adygea, Russia
Died: April 19
 31 
Alfredo Espino
(Salvadoran Poet Best Known For His Book 'Sad Vessels')
Alfredo Espino
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ahuachapan, El Salvador
Died: July 31
 32 
Nora Bayes
(Singer)
Nora Bayes
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 19
Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 9, 1857
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: August 9
 34 
Theodore William Richards
(The First American Scientist to Receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
Theodore William Richards
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 31, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: April 2
 35 
Ebenezer Howard
(Urban planner)
Ebenezer Howard
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 1
 36 
Bill Haywood
(Activist)
Bill Haywood
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 4, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, United States
Died: May 18
Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Died: March 24
 38 
Elinor Wylie
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somerville, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 16
 39 
Giovanni Giolitti
(Politician)
Giovanni Giolitti
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1842
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mondovì
Died: July 17
 40 
Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin
(US Geologist and Educator Who Suggested the Planetesimal Hypothesis)
Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mattoon, Illinois, United States
Died: November 15
 41 
Andrew Fisher
(Politician, Diplomat, Trade unionist)
Andrew Fisher
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crosshouse
Died: October 22
 42 
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
(British Army Officer Who Commanded the 'British Expeditionary Force' During 'World War I')
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 29
 43 
Clarence W. Barron
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 2
 44 
Thomas Fortune Ryan
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nelson County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 23
 45 
Kostas Karyotakis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tripoli, Greece
Died: July 20
 46 
Wilhelm Wien
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)
Wilhelm Wien
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gaffken near Fischhausen, Province of Prussia
Died: August 30
 47 
Italo Svevo
(Best Known for His Classic Modernist Novel 'La Coscienza Di Zeno')
Italo Svevo
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: September 13
 48 
Hermann Sudermann
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1857
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Matzicken, Ostenfeld, Germany
Died: November 21
 49 
Paul van Ostaijen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: March 18
 50 
Li Yuanhong
(Former President of the Republic of China)
Li Yuanhong
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 19, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wuhan, China
Died: June 3