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

Lili ElbeLili Elbe
Danish
One of the first recipients of sex reassignment

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
Indian
Revolutionary

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
Indian
Political Leader

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
American
Journalist
Geli RaubalGeli Raubal
Austrian, Hungarian
Hitler’s Niece

Joe MasseriaJoe Masseria
Italian, American
Mafia Boss

Salvatore MaranzanoSalvatore Maranzano
American
Mafia Boss

Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
Russian
 
Nellie MelbaNellie Melba
Australian
Opera Singer

Buddy BoldenBuddy Bolden
American
Musical Artist
Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
Lebanese
Artist

John MonashJohn Monash
Australian
Civil engineer
Albert Abraham MichelsonAlbert A. Michelson
American
Physicist

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
American
Surgeon
Otto WallachOtto Wallach
German
Chemist

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
Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
German
Criminal, Serial killer

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

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
American
Philosopher, Sociologist, Psychologist, University

Gustave Le BonGustave Le Bon
French
Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,
Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
American
Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer
Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,

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

Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
American
Baseball player
Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

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Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic

Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
British
Engineer, Inventor

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist
David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter
Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
American
Poet

Charles StuddCharles Studd
British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
American
 
Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish
Finnish painter

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter
Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron DelamereHugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
British
British colonist

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
Chinese
Poet

David BelascoDavid Belasco
American
Theatrical Producer

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher,

Hall CaineHall Caine
British
Novelist
Frank HarrisFrank Harris
Northern Irish
Journalist

Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
Painter

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
Scottish
 

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

Viktor DykViktor Dyk
Czech
Poet
Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
Irish
Artist

Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
German
 

Kitasato ShibasaburoKitasato Shibasaburo
Japanese
Physician
A'Lelia WalkerA'Lelia Walker
American
Businesswoman

Vincent d'IndyVincent d'Indy
French
Composer