Famous People Who Died In 1930

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.

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 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)

William Howard Taft
14
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
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7

 3 

D. H. Lawrence
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastwood, England
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
2
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
5
Birthdate: November 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 1

 6 
Lon Chaney
(Actor)

Lon Chaney
3
Birthdate: April 1, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: August 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

Vladimir Mayakovsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baghdati, Georgia
Died: April 14
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 
Mary Harris Jones
(Labor and Community Organizer, Schoolteacher)

Mary Harris Jones
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: November 30

 9 
Ilya Repin
(Realist painter)

Ilya Repin
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chuhuiv, Ukraine
Died: September 29

 10 
Horst Wessel
(Composer)

Horst Wessel
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bielefeld
Died: February 23

 11 
Carl Panzram
(Serial killer)

Carl Panzram
21
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)

 12 
Zewditu
(Empress)

Zewditu
2
Birthdate: April 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Werreyimenu, Wollo
Died: April 2

 13 
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)

 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 

Victoria of Baden
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: April 4

 16 
Glenn Curtiss
(Aviator)

Glenn Curtiss
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammondsport, New York, United States
Died: July 23

Rebecca Latimer Felton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, U.S.
Died: January 24

 18 
Peter Warlock
(Composer)

Peter Warlock
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: December 17

 19 
Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)

Eugen Goldstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: December 25

 20 
Henry Faulds
(Scientist)

Henry Faulds
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beith
Died: March 19

 21 
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

Harvey Washington Wiley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 18, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kent, Indiana, United States
Died: June 30

 23 
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)

 24 
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

 25 
Alfred von Tirpitz
(Politician, Officer)

Alfred von Tirpitz
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kostrzyn nad Odrą
Died: March 6

 26 
Cosima Wagner
(Composer)

Cosima Wagner
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bellagio, Italy
Died: April 1

 27 
William George Barker
(Fighter pilot)

William George Barker
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dauphin, Canada
Died: March 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 
Joan Gamper
(Association football player, Businessperson)

Joan Gamper
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winterthur
Died: July 30

 29 
Leopold Auer
(Composer, Conductor, Violinist)

Leopold Auer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Veszprém, Hungary
Died: July 15

 30 
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

 31 
Gaetano Reina
(Gangster)

Gaetano Reina
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 27, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: February 26

 32 
Pierina Legnani
(Ballerina)

Pierina Legnani
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Italy
Died: November 15

 33 
Joe Aiello
(Former crime leader in Chicago during the Prohibition era best known for his long and bloody feud with Chicago Outfit boss Al Capone)

Joe Aiello
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 27, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bagheria, Italy
Died: October 23

 34 

Christiaan Eijkman
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 11, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nijkerk
Died: November 5

F. E. Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birkenhead, England
Died: September 30

 36 
Herbert Henry Dow
(Industrialist)

Herbert Henry Dow
0
Birthdate: February 26, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belleville, Canada
Died: October 15

 37 

Elmer Ambrose Sperry
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnatus, New York, United States
Died: June 16

 38 

Giuseppe Morello
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: August 15

Infante Antonio, Duke of Galliera
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: December 24

 40 
Adolf Wölfli
(Painter)

Adolf Wölfli
0
Birthdate: February 29, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: November 6

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Randolph, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 13

 42 
Joseph Ward
(Prime minister)

Joseph Ward
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: July 8

 43 
Joseph Wright
(Philologist, Linguist)

Joseph Wright
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idle, Bradford, United Kingdom
Died: February 27

 44 
Silvio Gesell
(Economist, Merchant, Politician, Entrepreneur, Esperantist)

Silvio Gesell
0
Birthdate: March 17, 1862
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sankt Vith
Died: March 11

Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 18

 46 
Friedrich von Bernhardi
(Military General)

Friedrich von Bernhardi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 12

 47 

Robert Bridges
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Walmer, Kent, England
Died: April 21

 48 
John Wheatley
(Politician)

John Wheatley
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bonmahon, Ireland
Died: May 12

Isabella Macdonald Alden
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 3, 1841
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: August 5

 50 
Allvar Gullstrand
(Ophthalmologist)

Allvar Gullstrand
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Landskrona, Sweden
Died: July 28