Famous People Who Died In 1930

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1930. This list includes people like William Howard Taft, D. H. Lawrence, Carl Panzram, Alfred Wegener, Arthur Balfour and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, novelists and poets who died in 1930. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)
William Howard Taft
20
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: March 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(British Writer Who Created the Character of Sherlock Holmes)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
25
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7
 3 
D. H. Lawrence
(English Writer and Poet Known for His Novels: ‘Sons and Lovers’, ‘The Rainbow’ and ‘Women in Love’)
D. H. Lawrence
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastwood, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 2
 4 
Fridtjof Nansen
(Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the First High Commissioner for Refugees Appointed by the League of Nations)
Fridtjof Nansen
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: May 13
 5 
Alfred Wegener
(German Climatologist and Geophysicist Known for His 'Continental Drift Theory')
Alfred Wegener
6
Birthdate: November 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 1
 6 
Lon Chaney
(Actor)
Lon Chaney
4
Birthdate: April 1, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: August 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Vladimir Mayakovsky
(Russian Poet and Playwright Who was a Prominent Figure of the Russian Futurist Movement)
Vladimir Mayakovsky
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baghdati, Georgia
Died: April 14
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Mary Harris Jones
(Irish-born American Schoolteacher and Activist)
Mary Harris Jones
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 1, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: November 30
 9 
Mabel Normand
(Actress)
Mabel Normand
2
Birthdate: November 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Brighton, Staten Island,
Died: February 23
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 10 
Ilya Repin
(Russian Painter Who was One of the Most Renowned Artists in Russia During the 19th Century)
Ilya Repin
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chuhuiv, Ukraine
Died: September 29
 11 
Glenn Curtiss
(American Aviation and Motorcycling Pioneer & Founder of the U.S. Aircraft Industry)
Glenn Curtiss
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammondsport, New York, United States
Died: July 23
 12 
Rebecca Latimer Felton
(First Woman Who was Appointed to the United States Senate)
Rebecca Latimer Felton
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24
 13 
Zewditu
(Empress of Ethiopia (1916 - 1930))
Zewditu
4
Birthdate: April 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Werreyimenu, Wollo
Died: April 2
 14 
Frank P. Ramsey
(Mathematician, Philosopher, Economist)
Frank P. Ramsey
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: January 19
 15 
Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)
Eugen Goldstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: December 25
 16 
Peter Warlock
(Composer)
Peter Warlock
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: December 17
 17 
Victoria of Baden
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: April 4
 18 
Rube Foster
(Former Baseball pitcher, Founder of Negro National League)
Rube Foster
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calvert, Texas, United States
Died: December 9
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 19 
Henry Faulds
(Scientist)
Henry Faulds
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beith
Died: March 19
Harvey Washington Wiley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 18, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent, Indiana, United States
Died: June 30
 21 
Horace Smith-Dorrien
(Autobiographer, Military personnel)
Horace Smith-Dorrien
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 26, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berkhamsted
Died: August 12
 22 
Leopold Auer
(Hungarian Composer, Conductor and Violinist)
Leopold Auer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Veszprém, Hungary
Died: July 15
 23 
William George Barker
(Fighter pilot)
William George Barker
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dauphin, Canada
Died: March 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Luigi Facta
(Former Prime Minister of Italy (February 1922 - October 1922))
Luigi Facta
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pinerolo, Italy
Died: November 5
 25 
Pierina Legnani
(Ballerina)
Pierina Legnani
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 15
 26 
Adolf Wölfli
(Swiss Artist Who was One of the First Artists to Be Associated with the Art Brut)
Adolf Wölfli
0
Birthdate: February 29, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: November 6
 27 
Giuseppe Morello
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: August 15
 28 
Christiaan Eijkman
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 11, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nijkerk
Died: November 5
Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: December 24
 30 
Elmer Ambrose Sperry
(American Inventor and Entrepreneur Who Invented 'Gyrocompass')
Elmer Ambrose Sperry
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnatus, New York, United States
Died: June 16
 31 
Joseph Wright
(Philologist, Linguist)
Joseph Wright
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idle, Bradford, United Kingdom
Died: February 27
Robert Tommy Dewar
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: January 6, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 11
 33 
Daniel Guggenheim
(Industrialist and philanthropist)
Daniel Guggenheim
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 9, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 28
 34 
Robert Bridges
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Walmer, Kent, England
Died: April 21
 35 
Horst Wessel
(Nazi Party Stormtrooper Who Was Hailed Asa Nazi Hero & Martyr)
Horst Wessel
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bielefeld
Died: February 23
 36 
Edward Bok
(American Editor and Author)
Edward Bok
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Den Helder, Netherlands
Died: January 9
Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Randolph, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 13
 38 
Carl Panzram
(American Serial Killer)
Carl Panzram
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 28, 1891
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Grand Forks, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 5
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Fritz Pregl
(Nobel Prize-Winning Slovenian-Austrian Chemist Known for His Research on Quantitative Organic Microanalysis)
Fritz Pregl
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 3, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: December 13
 40 
Waldemar Haffkine
(Bacteriologists)
Waldemar Haffkine
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: October 26
 41 
Theodor Nöldeke
(German Scholar and Orientalist)
Theodor Nöldeke
0
Birthdate: March 2, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 25
 42 
Tasker H. Bliss
(Military Officer)
Tasker H. Bliss
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 9
 43 
Allvar Gullstrand
(Swedish Optician and Ophthalmologist Who is Known for Study of Refraction of Light in the Human Eye)
Allvar Gullstrand
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Landskrona, Sweden
Died: July 28
 44 
Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti
(British Electrical Engineer and Inventor)
Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1864
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: January 13
 45 
Randall Davidson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1848
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 25
 46 
John Bowes-Lyon
(Stockbroker, Cricketer)
John Bowes-Lyon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 7
 47 
Friedrich von Bernhardi
(Prussian General and Military Historian Best Known for His Bellicose Book 'Deutschland und der Nächste Krieg')
Friedrich von Bernhardi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 11
 48 
Miguel Primo de Rivera
(Politician, Military personnel)
Miguel Primo de Rivera
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera
Died: March 16
 49 
Habiba Msika
(Singer, Dancer)
Habiba Msika
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1903 AD
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: February 21
 50 
Viggo Jensen
(Weightlifter)
Viggo Jensen
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1874
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 2