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
11 February 1847, American
Inventor, Businessman
Bhagat SinghBhagat Singh
27 September 1907, Indian
Revolutionary

Lili ElbeLili Elbe
28 December 1882, Danish
One of the first recipients of sex reassignment

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
06 September 1877, American
Musical Artist

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
23 July 1906, Indian
Revolutionary
Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
04 June 1908, Austrian, Hungarian
Hitler’s Niece

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
31 July 1886, American
Mafia Boss

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
17 January 1887, Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
12 February 1881, Russian
 
John MonashJohn Monash
27 June 1865, Australian
Civil engineer

Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
19 May 1861, Australian
Opera Singer
Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
12 January 1852, French
French general

Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
19 December 1852, American
Physicist

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
06 January 1883, Lebanese
Artist
Otto WallachOtto Wallach
27 March 1847, German
Chemist

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
06 May 1861
Lawyer
Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
26 May 1883, German
Criminal, Serial killer

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
1854 AD, Jordanian, Turkish
King

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
04 March 1888, American
Head coach, American football player
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
20 August 1861, Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
10 March 1903, American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist
George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
27 February 1863, American
Philosopher, Sociologist, Psychologist, University

F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
28 December 1888, German
Film director, Screenwriter

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
07 May 1841, French
Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
18 January 1856, American
cardiologist
Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
10 December 1851, American
Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer
Carin GöringCarin Göring
21 October 1888, Swedish
 

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
09 June 1865, Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,

Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
15 May 1862, Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
30 August 1883, Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic
Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
20 April 1850, American
Sculptor

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
09 March 1856, Australian
Artist, Painter

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
31 December 1842
Painter

Charles StuddCharles Studd
02 December 1860, British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary

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Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
09 February 1865, American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist
Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
26 April 1865, Finnish
Finnish painter

David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
19 January 1851, American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,
Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
13 June 1854, British
Engineer, Inventor

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
16 March 1851
Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher,

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
11 February 1847, American
 
Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
24 July 1843
Painter

Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
15 January 1866, Swedish
Archbishop
Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
22 July 1862, Scottish
 

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
20 July 1864, Swedish
Swedish poet

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
31 December 1877, Czech
Poet

Friedrich Wilhelm MurnauFriedrich Wilhelm Murnau
28 December 1888, American
Director

F.W. MurnauF.W. Murnau
1888 AD, American
Director
Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
18 September 1856, German
 

Kenneth RockneKenneth Rockne
04 March 1888, Norwegian, American
American Football coach, Coach, American football