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

John MonashJohn Monash
Australian
Civil engineer

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

George Herbert MeadGeorge Herbert Mead
American
Philosopher

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

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

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish
King
Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
German
Criminal, Serial killer

Bix BeiderbeckeBix Beiderbecke
American
Composer, Trumpeter, Jazz musician, Pianist

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
American
Head coach, American football player
F. W. MurnauF. W. Murnau
German
Film director

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

Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 

Melvil DeweyMelvil Dewey
American
Librarian, Resort developer, Reformer
Charles ComiskeyCharles Comiskey
American
Baseball player

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Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,
Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian
Violinist

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Dutch
Microbiologist

Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas
Thomas LiptonThomas Lipton
British
Merchant

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

Charles StuddCharles Studd
British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary

Charles Algernon ParsonsCharles Algernon Parsons
Irish, British
Engineer
Akseli Gallen-KallelaAkseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish
Finnish painter

Vachel LindsayVachel Lindsay
American
Poet

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
Northern Irish
Journalist

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter
Hugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron DelamereHugh Cholmondeley, 3rd Baron Delamere
British
British colonist

Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
American
 
Nicolae PaulescuNicolae Paulescu
Romanian
Physiologist

Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
Chinese
Poet

Ban JohnsonBan Johnson
American
Baseball player
Hall CaineHall Caine
British
Novelist

David BelascoDavid Belasco
American
Theatrical Producer
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
Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist

Osachi HamaguchiOsachi Hamaguchi
Japanese
Politician

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

Nathan SöderblomNathan Söderblom
Swedish
Archbishop
George Fisher BakerGeorge Fisher Baker
American
Financier

Antonio SalandraAntonio Salandra
Italian
Politician
Marvin HartMarvin Hart
American
Boxer

Alexandre DarracqAlexandre Darracq
French
Investor

Saya SanSaya San
Burmese
Physician
Ulrich von Wilamowitz-MoellendorffUlrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff
German, Prussian
Author

George Whitefield ChadwickGeorge Whitefield Chadwick
American
Composer
Katharine TynanKatharine Tynan
Irish
Writer

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
Swedish
Swedish poet

Lujo BrentanoLujo Brentano
German
Economist
Auguste ForelAuguste Forel
Swiss
Psychiatrist

Isaac Newton LewisIsaac Newton Lewis
American
Officer
Edward Goodrich AchesonEdward Goodrich Acheson
American
Inventor

Alice Mary RobertsonAlice Mary Robertson
American
Educator

Edward ChanningEdward Channing
American
Historian

Franklin Henry GiddingsFranklin Henry Giddings
American
Sociologist
Henry Ives CobbHenry Ives Cobb
American
Architect
Viktor DykViktor Dyk
Czech
Poet

Ida Husted HarperIda Husted Harper
American
Author

George Eulas FosterGeorge Eulas Foster
Canadian
Politician

Stephen Moulton BabcockStephen Moulton Babcock
American
Chemist
Mary Elizabeth WoodMary Elizabeth Wood
American
Librarian

Juan Zorrilla de San MartínJuan Zorrilla de San Martín
Uruguayan
Poet

Hjalmar BergmanHjalmar Bergman
Swedish
Author

John Henry ComstockJohn Henry Comstock
American
Researcher

Graça AranhaGraça Aranha
Brazilian
Writer
Anna Adams GordonAnna Adams Gordon
American
Songwriter

Edvard BrandesEdvard Brandes
Danish
Politician
Cynthia May AldenCynthia May Alden
American
Journalist

George Foot MooreGeorge Foot Moore
American
Historian
Sir William OrpenSir William Orpen
Irish
Artist
Aleksander SkrzyńskiAleksander Skrzyński
Polish
Politician