Famous People Who Died In 1931

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1931. This list includes people like Thomas Edison, Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Lili Elbe, Ida B. Wells and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, poets, political leaders and philosophers who died in 1931. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & Sweden and many more countries.

Thomas EdisonThomas Edison
American
Inventor, Businessman
Bhagat SinghBhagat Singh
Indian
Revolutionary

Lili ElbeLili Elbe
Danish
One of the first recipients of sex reassignment

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
Indian
Revolutionary

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
American
Mafia Boss

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
American
Journalist
Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
Austrian, Hungarian
Hitler’s Niece

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
Indian
Political Leader

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
Italian, American
Mafia Boss
Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
Russian
 

John MonashJohn Monash
Australian
Civil engineer
Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
American
Musical Artist

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
American
Surgeon

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
Australian
Opera Singer

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
American
Philosopher
Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
Lebanese
Artist

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
German
Chemist

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King
A. J. CookA. J. Cook
British
Trade Unionist

Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
German
Criminal, Serial killer
Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
American
Head coach, American football player

F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
German
Film director
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
French
Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
American
Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer

Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 
David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,

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Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,
Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
American
Baseball player

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish
Finnish painter

Charles StuddCharles Studd
British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
American
Poet
Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
Irish, British
Engineer

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
American
 

Dwight MorrowDwight Morrow
American
Businessman

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist
Ban JohnsonBan Johnson
American
Baseball player

David BelascoDavid Belasco
American
Theatrical Producer
Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron DelamereHugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
British
British colonist

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
Chinese
Poet

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
Northern Irish
Journalist
Nathan StrausNathan Straus
American
Merchant

Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
Painter
Hall CaineHall Caine
British
Novelist

Lorrin A. ThurstonLorrin A. Thurston
American
Lawyer

Armand FallièresArmand Fallières
French
President, Politician

Osachi HamaguchiOsachi Hamaguchi
Japanese
Politician

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
Scottish
 
Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
Swedish
Archbishop

Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French
Investor

Saya SanSaya San
Burmese
Physician

Antonio SalandraAntonio Salandra
Italian
Politician
Marvin HartMarvin Hart
American
Boxer

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier
George Whitefield ChadwickGeorge Whitefield Chadwick
American
Composer

Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
Irish
Writer

Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
German
Economist
Ulrich von Wilamowitz-MoellendorffUlrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff
German, Prussian
Author

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
Swedish
Swedish poet
Ida Husted HarperIda Husted Harper
American
Author

Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss
Psychiatrist

Isaac Newton LewisIsaac Newton Lewis
American
Officer
Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
American
Inventor

Henry Ives CobbHenry Ives Cobb
American
Architect
Edward ChanningEdward Channing
American
Historian

Alice Mary RobertsonAlice Mary Robertson
American
Educator

Franklin Henry GiddingsFranklin Henry Giddings
American
Sociologist

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
Czech
Poet
Stephen Moulton BabcockStephen Moulton Babcock
American
Chemist
Graça AranhaGraça Aranha
Brazilian
Writer

George Eulas FosterGeorge Eulas Foster
Canadian
Politician

Juan Zorrilla de San MartínJuan Zorrilla de San Martín
Uruguayan
Poet

John Henry ComstockJohn Henry Comstock
American
Researcher
Edvard BrandesEdvard Brandes
Danish
Politician

Hjalmar BergmanHjalmar Bergman
Swedish
Author

Mary Elizabeth WoodMary Elizabeth Wood
American
Librarian

Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
Irish
Artist

Aleksander SkrzyńskiAleksander Skrzyński
Polish
Politician
Anna Adams GordonAnna Adams Gordon
American
Songwriter

George Foot MooreGeorge Foot Moore
American
Historian
George Amos DorseyGeorge Amos Dorsey
American
Anthropologist

Hermann MüllerHermann Müller
German
Politician
Sophus ClaussenSophus Claussen
Danish
Writer
Friedrich Johann Karl BeckeFriedrich Johann Karl Becke
Austrian
Mineralogist