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.

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 
Thomas Edison
(Inventor of Phonograph, Motion Picture Camera and Early Version of the Electric Light Bulb)

Thomas Edison
40
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18

 2 
Bhagat Singh
(Revolutionary)

Bhagat Singh
32
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banga, Punjab, British India
Died: March 23
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 
Ida B. Wells
(Women's Rights Activist and Civil Rights Leader)

Ida B. Wells
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25

 4 

Khalil Gibran
13
Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: April 10

 5 
Chandra Shekhar Azad
(Revolutionary)

Chandra Shekhar Azad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Badarka, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: February 27

 6 

Salvatore Maranzano
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 31, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
Died: September 10

 7 
Anna Pavlova
(Ballet dancer)

Anna Pavlova
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 23
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 8 
Geli Raubal
(Half-Niece of Adolf Hitler)

Geli Raubal
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
Died: September 18

 9 
Joe Masseria
(Mafia Boss)

Joe Masseria
8
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sicily
Died: April 15

 10 
Lili Elbe
(Painter)

Lili Elbe
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Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Died: September 13

 11 
Knute Rockne
(Football player)

Knute Rockne
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Voss Municipality, Norway
Died: March 31

 12 
Nellie Melba
(Opera Singer)

Nellie Melba
35
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 23

 13 
Buddy Bolden
(Musical Artist)

Buddy Bolden
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 4

 14 
John Monash
(Civil engineer)

John Monash
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: October 8

 15 
Bix Beiderbecke
(Musician)

Bix Beiderbecke
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: August 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 
A'Lelia Walker
(Businesswoman)

A'Lelia Walker
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 6, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 17

 17 
Joseph Joffre
(Chief of Staff of the French Army (1911-16))

Joseph Joffre
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1852
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rivesaltes, France
Died: January 3

 18 

Daniel Hale Williams
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 4

 19 
Gustave Le Bon
(Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Psychologist, Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist)

Gustave Le Bon
0
Birthdate: May 7, 1841
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogent-le-Rotrou
Died: December 13

 20 
F. W. Murnau
(Film director)

F. W. Murnau
1
Birthdate: December 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany
Died: March 11
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 21 
George Herbert Mead
(Philosopher)

George Herbert Mead
1
Birthdate: February 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 26

 22 

Arthur Schnitzler
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 21

 23 
Omar Mukhtar
(Ruler of Zawiyat Ayn Kalk)

Omar Mukhtar
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zawiyat Zanzur, Libya
Died: September 16

 24 

Albert A. Michelson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 19, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strzelno, Poland
Died: May 9

 25 
Sukhdev Thapar
(Indian Revolutionary Who Was Involved in the Assassination of Assistant Superintendent of Police, J. P. Saunders)

Sukhdev Thapar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: March 23

 26 
Charles Comiskey
(Baseball player)

Charles Comiskey
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 26
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 

Daniel Chester French
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Exeter
Died: October 7

 28 
Thomas Lipton
(Merchant)

Thomas Lipton
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 10, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: October 2

 29 
Xu Zhimo
(Poet)

Xu Zhimo
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haining, Zhejiang, China
Died: November 19

 30 

Charles Algernon Parsons
0
Birthdate: June 13, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11

 31 
Carin Göring
(Swedish first wife of Hermann Göring)

Carin Göring
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 21, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 17

 32 
Mohammad Ali Jauhar
(Activist, Journalist)

Mohammad Ali Jauhar
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 4

 33 

Vachel Lindsay
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: December 5

 34 
Nicolae Paulescu
(Physiologist)

Nicolae Paulescu
1
Birthdate: October 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: July 17

 35 
Carl Nielsen
(Danish Composer Known for for His Six Symphonies, Wind Quintet and Concertos for Violin, Flute and Clarinet)

Carl Nielsen
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nørre Lyndelse, Denmark
Died: October 3

 36 
Melvil Dewey
(Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer)

Melvil Dewey
0
Birthdate: December 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adams Center
Died: December 26

 37 
David Belasco
(Theatrical Producer)

David Belasco
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1853
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 14

 38 

Theo van Doesburg
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1883
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: March 7

 39 

Shishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1840
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Musashi, Japan
Died: November 11

 40 
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
(Painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela
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Birthdate: April 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pori, Finland
Died: March 7
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 
David Starr Jordan
(Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist, Autobiographer, Ichthyologist)

David Starr Jordan
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gainesville (village), New York
Died: September 19

 42 
Armand Fallières
(President of France from 1906 to 1913)

Armand Fallières
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1841
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mézin, France
Died: June 22

 43 
Vincent d'Indy
(Composer)

Vincent d'Indy
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1851
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 2

 44 
Tom Roberts
(Artist, Painter)

Tom Roberts
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: September 14

 45 
Charles Studd
(Cricketer, Author, Missionary)

Charles Studd
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Spratton
Died: July 16

 46 
Giovanni Boldini
(Former Painter known as the "Master of Swish" because of his flowing style of painting)

Giovanni Boldini
0
Birthdate: December 31, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: January 11

 47 
Lya De Putti
(Actress)

Lya De Putti
0
Birthdate: January 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vojčice, Slovakia
Died: November 27

 48 
Martinus Beijerinck
(Microbiologist)

Martinus Beijerinck
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 16, 1851
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: January 1

 49 
Otto Wallach
(Chemist)

Otto Wallach
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 27, 1847
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: February 26

 50 
Alma Rubens
(Actress)

Alma Rubens
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)