Famous People Who Died In 1928

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.

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 
Thomas Hardy
(Novelist & Poet)

Thomas Hardy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stinsford, Dorset, England
Died: January 11

 2 
Emmeline Pankhurst
(Leader of the British Suffragette Movement)

Emmeline Pankhurst
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moss Side, Manchester, England
Died: June 14

 3 
Roald Amundsen
(The first person to reach the South Pole, Explorer)

Roald Amundsen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Borge, Norway
Died: June 18

 4 
Arnold Rothstein
(Racketeer)

Arnold Rothstein
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: nhattan, New York City, New York
Died: November 6

 5 
Lala Lajpat Rai
(Freedom Fighter & Part of Lal Bal Pal Triumvirate)

Lala Lajpat Rai
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dhudike, India
Died: November 17

 6 

Lewis Howard Latimer
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1848
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 11

 7 

Maria Feodorovna
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Birthdate: November 26, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: October 13
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 8 
Narayana Guru
(Spiritual Leader, Social Reformer)

Narayana Guru
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chempazhanthy, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Died: September 20

 9 

Édouard-Henri Avril
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Algiers [El Djazaïr], Algeria
Died: July 28

 10 
H. H. Asquith
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1908-1916))

H. H. Asquith
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morley, England
Died: February 1

 11 

Charles Rennie Mackintosh
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 7, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Townhead, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Died: December 10

 12 
Hendrik Lorentz
(Physicist)

Hendrik Lorentz
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 18, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arnhem, Netherlands
Died: February 4

 13 
Loie Fuller
(Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist, Dancer, Stage actor, Model)

Loie Fuller
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Illinois
Died: January 1

 14 
Leos Janacek
(Composer)

Leos Janacek
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hukvaldy, Czechia
Died: August 12

 15 
Frankie Yale
(Criminal)

Frankie Yale
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longobucco
Died: July 1

 16 
Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
(Queen Victoria's great grand son)

Rupert Cambridge, Viscount Trematon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esher, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 15

 17 
Álvaro Obregón
(President of Mexico (1920-24))

Álvaro Obregón
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Siquisiva, Siquisiva, Mexico
Died: July 17

 18 
Anita Berber
(Dancer)

Anita Berber
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: November 10

 19 

Alexander Bogdanov
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1873
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sokolka, Poland
Died: April 7

 20 
Ellen Terry
(Actress)

Ellen Terry
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Birthdate: February 27, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: July 21

 21 
Luigi Cadorna
(General)

Luigi Cadorna
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Verbania, Italy
Died: December 21

 22 

Crystal Eastman
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 8

 23 

Reinhard Scheer
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Obernkirchen, Germany
Died: November 26

 24 
Ebenezer Howard
(Urban planner)

Ebenezer Howard
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 1

 25 

George Washington Goethals
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 29, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 21

 26 
Stjepan Radić
(Political)

Stjepan Radić
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Trebarjevo
Died: August 8

 27 
Charles Birger
(Gangster, Soldier)

Charles Birger
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 5, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adygea, Russia
Died: April 19

 28 
Giovanni Giolitti
(Politician)

Giovanni Giolitti
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1842
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mondovì
Died: July 17

 29 
Andrew Fisher
(Politician, Diplomat, Trade unionist)

Andrew Fisher
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crosshouse
Died: October 22

 30 
Nora Bayes
(Singer)

Nora Bayes
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 19

 31 
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

 32 

Charlotte Mew
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 24

 33 
Mauritz Stiller
(Film Director)

Mauritz Stiller
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Birthdate: July 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: November 18

 34 
Wilhelm Wien
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

Wilhelm Wien
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gaffken near Fischhausen, Province of Prussia
Died: August 30

 35 
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

 36 

Elinor Wylie
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somerville, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 16

 37 
Enrico Cecchetti
(Ballet Dancer)

Enrico Cecchetti
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 21, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 13

 38 
Jan Toorop
(Painter, Graphic artist, Decorative arts)

Jan Toorop
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Birthdate: December 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Purworejo
Died: March 3

 39 
Bill Haywood
(Activist)

Bill Haywood
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 4, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, United States
Died: May 18

 40 

Clarence W. Barron
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 2

 41 

Alfredo Espino
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ahuachapan, El Salvador
Died: July 31

 42 

Thomas Fortune Ryan
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nelson County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 23

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mattoon, Illinois, United States
Died: November 15

 44 
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
(British Army Officer Who Commanded the 'British Expeditionary Force' During 'World War I')

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 29

 45 
Frank Dicksee
(Painter, Illustrator)

Frank Dicksee
0
Birthdate: November 27, 1853
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: October 17

 46 

Hermann Sudermann
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1857
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Matzicken, Ostenfeld, Germany
Died: November 21

Theodore William Richards
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 31, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: April 2

 48 
Adolphe Appia
(Son of Red Cross co-founder Louis Appia, was a Swiss architect)

Adolphe Appia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: February 29

 49 

Stacy Aumonier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 31, 1877
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 21

 50 

Paul van Ostaijen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: March 18