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

Motilal NehruMotilal Nehru
Indian
Political Leader

Chandra Shekhar AzadChandra Shekhar Azad
Indian
Revolutionary

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

Khalil GibranKhalil Gibran
Lebanese
Artist
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
 

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

Joseph JoffreJoseph Joffre
French
French general

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

Otto WallachOtto Wallach
German
Chemist
Knute RockneKnute Rockne
American
Head coach, American football player

Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
German
Criminal, Serial killer

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
Jordanian, Turkish
King
Omar MukhtarOmar Mukhtar
Libyan
Ruler of Senussi Zawiyas

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

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
Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
Austrian
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 

Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
American
Sculptor

Daniel Hale WilliamsDaniel Hale Williams
American
cardiologist
David Starr JordanDavid Starr Jordan
American
Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist,

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

Tom RobertsTom Roberts
Australian
Artist, Painter

Giovanni BoldiniGiovanni Boldini
Painter

Charles StuddCharles Studd
British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary
Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison
American
 

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

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Biologist, Microbiologist, University teacher,

Eugene de BlaasEugene de Blaas
Painter
Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist

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

Friedrich Wilhelm MurnauFriedrich Wilhelm Murnau
American
Director

F.W. MurnauF.W. Murnau
American
Director
Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
German
 

Kenneth RockneKenneth Rockne
Norwegian, American
American Football coach, Coach, American football