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

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
Indian
Revolutionary

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
American
Mafia Boss
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
 

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
Australian
Opera Singer
Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
American
Musical Artist

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
American
Philosopher

John MonashJohn Monash
Australian
Civil engineer

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist
Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
American
Surgeon

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
Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
American
Head coach, American football player

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

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,

Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

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Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist
Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
American
Baseball player

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,

Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic
Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist

Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish
Finnish painter

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter

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

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
American
Poet

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

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
American
 

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
Irish, British
Engineer
Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
Northern Irish
Journalist
David BelascoDavid Belasco
American
Theatrical Producer

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
Chinese
Poet

Nicolae PaulescuNicolae Paulescu
Romanian
Physiologist
Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist

Hall CaineHall Caine
British
Novelist
Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
Painter

Nathan StrausNathan Straus
American
Merchant

Dwight MorrowDwight Morrow
American
Businessman

Armand FallièresArmand Fallières
French
President, Politician

Lorrin A. ThurstonLorrin A. Thurston
American
Lawyer
Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
Swedish
Archbishop

Ban JohnsonBan Johnson
American
Baseball player

Osachi HamaguchiOsachi Hamaguchi
Japanese
Politician

Marvin HartMarvin Hart
American
Boxer
George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier

Antonio SalandraAntonio Salandra
Italian
Politician
Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
Scottish
 

Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
Irish
Writer

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

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
Swedish
Swedish poet
Saya SanSaya San
Burmese
Physician

Lya De PuttiLya De Putti
German
Actress

Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss
Psychiatrist
Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
German
Economist

Alice Mary RobertsonAlice Mary Robertson
American
Educator
Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
American
Inventor

Isaac Newton LewisIsaac Newton Lewis
American
Officer

Henry Ives CobbHenry Ives Cobb
American
Architect

Franklin Henry GiddingsFranklin Henry Giddings
American
Sociologist
Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French
Investor
Ida Husted HarperIda Husted Harper
American
Author

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
Czech
Poet

Edward ChanningEdward Channing
American
Historian

Stephen Moulton BabcockStephen Moulton Babcock
American
Chemist
Lupu PickLupu Pick
German, Romanian
Actor

John Henry ComstockJohn Henry Comstock
American
Researcher

George Eulas FosterGeorge Eulas Foster
Canadian
Politician

Juan Zorrilla de San MartínJuan Zorrilla de San Martín
Uruguayan
Poet

Hjalmar BergmanHjalmar Bergman
Swedish
Author
Aleksander SkrzyńskiAleksander Skrzyński
Polish
Politician

George Foot MooreGeorge Foot Moore
American
Historian
Graça AranhaGraça Aranha
Brazilian
Writer

Edvard BrandesEdvard Brandes
Danish
Politician
George Amos DorseyGeorge Amos Dorsey
American
Anthropologist
Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
Irish
Artist