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

Thomas Edison.
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Famous As: Inventor, Businessman
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18

 2 Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: September 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banga, Punjab, British India
Died: March 23
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Lili Elbe

Lili Elbe.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: One of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery
Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Died: September 13

 4 Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bsharri, Lebanon
Died: April 10

 5 Salvatore Maranzano

Salvatore Maranzano.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mafia Boss
Birthdate: July 31, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
Died: September 10

 6 Hussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1853 AD
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: June 4

 7 Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 16, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25
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 8 Geli Raubal

Geli Raubal.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Hitler’s Niece
Birthdate: June 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Linz
Died: September 18

 9 Motilal Nehru

Motilal Nehru.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: May 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Agra
Died: February 6
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Chandra Shekhar Azad

Chandra Shekhar Azad.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: July 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bhavra
Died: February 27

 11 Joe Masseria

Joe Masseria.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mafia Boss
Birthdate: January 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sicily
Died: April 15

 12 A'Lelia Walker

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

 13 Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova.
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ligovo, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: January 23

 14 Peter Kürten

Peter Kürten
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: May 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: July 2

 15 Omar Mukhtar

Omar Mukhtar
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
Birthdate: August 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tobruk
Died: September 16

 16 Bix Beiderbecke

Bix Beiderbecke
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist
Birthdate: March 10, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Davenport
Died: August 6

 17 Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: May 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 23

 18 Knute Rockne

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

 19 John Monash

John Monash.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: October 8

 20 F. W. Murnau

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

 21 Carin Göring

Carin Göring
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Birthdate: October 21, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm
Died: October 17

 22 Joseph Joffre

Joseph Joffre.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: French general
Birthdate: January 12, 1852
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rivesaltes, Roussillon, France
Died: January 3

 23 George Herbert Mead

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

 24 Gustave Le Bon

Gustave Le Bon
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Famous As: Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Psychologist, Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist
Birthdate: May 7, 1841
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogent-le-Rotrou
Died: December 13

 25 Melvil Dewey

Melvil Dewey
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Famous As: Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer
Birthdate: December 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adams Center
Died: December 26

 26 Buddy Bolden

Buddy Bolden.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musical Artist
Birthdate: September 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 4

 27 Charles Comiskey

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

 28 David Starr Jordan

David Starr Jordan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist, Autobiographer, Ichthyologist
Birthdate: January 19, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gainesville (village), New York
Died: September 19

 29 Albert A. Michelson

Albert Abraham Michelson.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 19, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strzelno, Kingdom of Prussia (modern Poland)
Died: May 9

 30 Arthur Schnitzler

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

 31 Shishaku Shibusawa Eiichi

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

 32 Eugène Ysaÿe

Eugène Ysaÿe
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: July 16, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: May 12

 33 Daniel Hale Williams

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

 34 Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein

Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblemen
Birthdate: February 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frogmore House, Windsor, England
Died: April 27

 35 Henry Gauthier-Villars

Henry Gauthier-Villars
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 8, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villiers-sur-Orge, France
Died: January 12

 36 Daniel Chester French

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

 37 Hermann Müller

Hermann Müller
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 18, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mannheim
Died: March 20

 38 Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Akseli Gallen-Kallela
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Famous As: Finnish painter
Birthdate: April 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pori
Died: March 7

 39 Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist, Painter
Birthdate: March 9, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester
Died: September 14

 40 Carl Nielsen

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

 41 Charles Studd

Charles Studd
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Cricketer, Author, Missionary
Birthdate: December 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Spratton
Died: July 16

 42 Theo van Doesburg

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

 43 Thomas Lipton

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

 44 Cosmo Duff-Gordon

Cosmo Duff-Gordon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sportsman
Birthdate: July 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 20

 45 Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg

Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: November 16, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: February 24

 46 Martinus Beijerinck

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

 47 Giovanni Boldini

Giovanni Boldini
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 31, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ferrara
Died: January 12

 48 Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere

Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British colonist
Birthdate: April 28, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vale Royal, England
Died: November 13

 49 Lorrin A. Thurston

Lorrin A. Thurston
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 31, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: May 11

 50 Vachel Lindsay

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