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

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
American
Journalist

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
Indian
Revolutionary

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

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
American
Mafia Boss
Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
Austrian, Hungarian
Hitler’s Niece

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
Indian
Political Leader
Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
Russian
 

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King
Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
American
Surgeon

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
American
Musical Artist

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
Australian
Opera Singer

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
American
Philosopher

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general
John MonashJohn Monash
Australian
Civil engineer

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
Lebanese
Artist

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
German
Chemist
A'Lelia WalkerA'Lelia Walker
American
Businesswoman

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
American
Head coach, American football player
Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
German
Criminal, Serial killer

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist

Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
German
Film director

Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
French
Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
American
Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

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Shishaku Shibusawa EiichiShishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
Japanese
Industrialist
Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist

Hermann MüllerHermann Müller
German
Politician
Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron DelamereHugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
British
British colonist
Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,

Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish
Finnish painter

Charles StuddCharles Studd
British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary
Thomas LiptonThomas Lipton
British
Merchant

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

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
American
Baseball player

Nicolae PaulescuNicolae Paulescu
Romanian
Physiologist

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist
Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
American
Poet
Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter

Henry Gauthier-VillarsHenry Gauthier-Villars
French
Writer

Kitasato ShibasaburoKitasato Shibasaburo
Japanese
Physician
Nathan StrausNathan Straus
American
Merchant

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
Northern Irish
Journalist
Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
Irish, British
Engineer

David BelascoDavid Belasco
American
Theatrical Producer

Lorrin A. ThurstonLorrin A. Thurston
American
Lawyer

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
Chinese
Poet

Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
Irish
Artist
Armand FallièresArmand Fallières
French
President, Politician

Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
Painter

Vincent d'IndyVincent d'Indy
French
Composer

Hall CaineHall Caine
British
Novelist
Ban JohnsonBan Johnson
American
Baseball player

Dwight MorrowDwight Morrow
American
Businessman
Osachi HamaguchiOsachi Hamaguchi
Japanese
Politician

Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
Irish
Writer

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier
Antonio SalandraAntonio Salandra
Italian
Politician

Saya SanSaya San
Burmese
Physician
Hoke SmithHoke Smith
American
Attorney

Marvin HartMarvin Hart
American
Boxer

Ulrich von Wilamowitz-MoellendorffUlrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff
German
Author
George Whitefield ChadwickGeorge Whitefield Chadwick
American
Composer

Lya De PuttiLya De Putti
German
Actress
Tim HealyTim Healy
Irish
Politician

Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
Swedish
Archbishop

O. E. RölvaagO. E. Rölvaag
Norwegian, American
Novelist

Alice Mary RobertsonAlice Mary Robertson
American
Educator
Isaac Newton LewisIsaac Newton Lewis
American
Officer
Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
Swedish
Swedish poet

Myrtle Page FillmoreMyrtle Page Fillmore
American
Religious leader

Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss
Psychiatrist

Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
American
Inventor
Max ElskampMax Elskamp
Belgian
Poet

Franklin Henry GiddingsFranklin Henry Giddings
American
Sociologist

Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
German
Economist

Henry Ives CobbHenry Ives Cobb
American
Architect

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
Czech
Poet
A. J. CookA. J. Cook
British
Trade Unionist

Charles EliotCharles Eliot
British
Diplomat
Ida Husted HarperIda Husted Harper
American
Author

Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French
Investor
Hjalmar BergmanHjalmar Bergman
Swedish
Author
Stephen Moulton BabcockStephen Moulton Babcock
American
Chemist