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
(Inventor, Businessman)

11 February 1847

American

Bhagat SinghBhagat Singh
(Revolutionary)

27 September 1907

Indian

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
(Revolutionary)

23 July 1906

Indian

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
(Journalist)

16 July 1862

American

Lili ElbeLili Elbe
(One of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery)

28 December 1882

Danish

Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
(Hitler’s Niece)

04 June 1908

Austrian,Hungarian

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
(Mafia Boss)

31 July 1886

American

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
(Mafia Boss)

17 January 1887

Italian,American

Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova

12 February 1881

Russian

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
(Musical Artist)

06 September 1877

American

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
(Opera Singer)

19 May 1861

Australian

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
(French general)

12 January 1852

French

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John MonashJohn Monash
(Civil engineer)

27 June 1865

Australian

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
(Physicist)

19 December 1852

American

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
(Artist)

06 January 1883

Lebanese

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
(Chemist)

27 March 1847

German

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
(Lawyer)

06 May 1861

Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
(Criminal, Serial killer)

26 May 1883

German

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Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
(cardiologist)

18 January 1856

American

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
(King)

1854 AD

Jordanian,Turkish

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
(Head coach, American football player)

04 March 1888

American

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
(Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist)

10 March 1903

American

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
(Philosopher, Sociologist, Psychologist, University teacher)

27 February 1863

American

Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
(Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas)

20 August 1861

Libyan

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F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
(Film director, Screenwriter)

28 December 1888

German

Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
(Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer)

10 December 1851

American

Carin GöringCarin Göring

21 October 1888

Swedish

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
(Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Psychologist, Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist)

07 May 1841

French

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
(Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist)

09 February 1865

American

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
(Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Autobiographer, Music educator, Pianist)

09 June 1865

Danish

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Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
(Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter, Psychiatrist, Novelist)

15 May 1862

Austrian

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
(Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic designer, Photographer)

30 August 1883

Dutch

Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
(Sculptor)

20 April 1850

American

Charles StuddCharles Studd
(Cricketer, Author, Missionary)

02 December 1860

British

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
(Painter)

31 December 1842

Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
(Finnish painter)

26 April 1865

Finnish

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David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
(Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist, Autobiographer, Ichthyologist)

19 January 1851

American

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
(Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher, Virologist)

16 March 1851

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
(Engineer, Inventor)

13 June 1854

British

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
(Artist, Painter)

09 March 1856

Australian

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison

11 February 1847

American

Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
(Painter)

24 July 1843

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Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
(Archbishop)

15 January 1866

Swedish

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet

22 July 1862

Scottish

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
(Swedish poet)

20 July 1864

Swedish

Friedrich Wilhelm MurnauFriedrich Wilhelm Murnau
(Director)

28 December 1888

American

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
(Poet)

31 December 1877

Czech

F.W. MurnauF.W. Murnau
(Director)

1888 AD

American

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Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt

18 September 1856

German

Kenneth RockneKenneth Rockne
(American Football coach, Coach, American football player)

04 March 1888

Norwegian,American