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

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
Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
Indian
Revolutionary

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
Indian
Political Leader

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

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King
George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
American
Philosopher

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
American
Musical Artist

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
Australian
Opera Singer

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

John MonashJohn Monash
Australian
Civil engineer
Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
American
Surgeon

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
Lebanese
Artist

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
German
Chemist
Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
American
 

A'Lelia WalkerA'Lelia Walker
American
Businesswoman
Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
German
Criminal, Serial killer

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
American
Head coach, American football player

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas

F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
German
Film director
Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist

Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
American
Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer

David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,
Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
French
Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

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Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
German
 
Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic
Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist
Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,

Hermann MüllerHermann Müller
German
Politician

Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
Scottish
 
Thomas LiptonThomas Lipton
British
Merchant

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist

Charles StuddCharles Studd
British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
American
Baseball player

Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish
Finnish painter
Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
American
Poet

Nathan StrausNathan Straus
American
Merchant
Nicolae PaulescuNicolae Paulescu
Romanian
Physiologist

Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron DelamereHugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
British
British colonist

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter
Kitasato ShibasaburoKitasato Shibasaburo
Japanese
Physician

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

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
Chinese
Poet

Shishaku Shibusawa EiichiShishaku Shibusawa Eiichi
Japanese
Industrialist

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter

David BelascoDavid Belasco
American
Theatrical Producer
Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
Irish
Artist

Armand FallièresArmand Fallières
French
President, Politician

Vincent d'IndyVincent d'Indy
French
Composer

Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
Painter
Hall CaineHall Caine
British
Novelist

Lorrin A. ThurstonLorrin A. Thurston
American
Lawyer
Dwight MorrowDwight Morrow
American
Businessman

Ban JohnsonBan Johnson
American
Baseball player

Osachi HamaguchiOsachi Hamaguchi
Japanese
Politician
Antonio SalandraAntonio Salandra
Italian
Politician

George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier
Ulrich von Wilamowitz-MoellendorffUlrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff
German, Prussian
Author

Marvin HartMarvin Hart
American
Boxer

George Whitefield ChadwickGeorge Whitefield Chadwick
American
Composer
Hoke SmithHoke Smith
American
Attorney

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
Swedish
Swedish poet
Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
Swedish
Archbishop

Saya SanSaya San
Burmese
Physician

Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
Irish
Writer

Isaac Newton LewisIsaac Newton Lewis
American
Officer
Tim HealyTim Healy
Irish
Politician
O. E. RölvaagO. E. Rölvaag
Norwegian, American
Novelist

Lya De PuttiLya De Putti
German
Actress

Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
American
Inventor

Alice Mary RobertsonAlice Mary Robertson
American
Educator
Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss
Psychiatrist

Franklin Henry GiddingsFranklin Henry Giddings
American
Sociologist

Myrtle Page FillmoreMyrtle Page Fillmore
American
Religious leader

Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
German
Economist

Henry Ives CobbHenry Ives Cobb
American
Architect
Viktor DykViktor Dyk
Czech
Poet

Charles EliotCharles Eliot
British
Diplomat
Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French
Investor

A. J. CookA. J. Cook
British
Trade Unionist
Juan Zorrilla de San MartínJuan Zorrilla de San Martín
Uruguayan
Poet
Hjalmar BergmanHjalmar Bergman
Swedish
Author