Famous People Who Died In 1937

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1937. This list includes people like H. P. Lovecraft, John D. Rockefeller, Jean Harlow, George Gershwin, Jagadish Chandra Bose and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, composers and novelists who died in 1937. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
American
Novelist, Editor
John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller
American
Businessman

Jean HarlowJean Harlow
American
Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
American
Singer

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
American
Composer

Antonio GramsciAntonio Gramsci
Italian
Politician, Philosopher
Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
British, Scottish
Writer

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
Italian
Inventor & Physicist

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army
Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist

Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel
French
Composer, Pianist
Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
American
Writer

J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
British
Businessman

Ramsay MacDonaldRamsay MacDonald
British
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler
Austrian
 
Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky
Russian
Military leader

Andrew MellonAndrew William Mellon
American
Industrialist, Philanthropist

Pierre de CoubertinPierre de Coubertin
French
Father of the Modern Olympic Games

Austen ChamberlainAusten Chamberlain
British
Politician

Wallace Hume Carothers Wallace Carothers
American
Inventor of Neoprene & Nylon
Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
American
Lawyer, Politician

Gustaf Dalén Gustaf Dalén
Swedish
Inventor of Automatic Regulators, AGA Cookers,

Don MarquisDon Marquis
American
Humorist
Ahmad JavadAhmad Javad
Azerbaijani
Poet

Princess Cecilie of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Princess
Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of HesseErnest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
German
Artist

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
German, Russian
Psychoanalyst

Ted HealyTed Healy
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor
Christine PapinChristine Papin
French
Maid Murderer

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Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,
Harry VardonHarry Vardon
Islanders
Golfer

Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
American
Military Leader

Philip de LászlóPhilip de László
Hungarian, British
Painter

Chūya NakaharaChūya Nakahara
Japanese
Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator
Tomáš MasarykTomáš Masaryk
Czech
Politician, President
Robert BordenRobert Borden
Canadian
Politician

Madison GrantMadison Grant
American
Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist,

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
Indian
Poet

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
French
Author
Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-LichPrincess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich
German
Regent

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

Elihu RootElihu Root
American
Former Secretary of State

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
Spanish
military personnel

R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell
British
Aeronautical engineer
Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
Uruguayan
Playwright

Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
Georgian, Russian
Politician
Carl Emil PetterssonCarl Emil Pettersson
Swedish
Sailor

Karol SzymanowskiKarol Szymanowski
Polish, Kosovar
Composer, Music educator, University teacher,

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue
French
Prime Minister, Politician
Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
German
Theologian, Politician, Philosopher, Non-fiction

Walter Burley GriffinWalter Burley Griffin
American
Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner
William GilletteWilliam Gillette
American
Actor

Attila JózsefAttila József
Hungarian
Poet

Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor
French
Composer, Organist, Music arranger, Music

Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
British
Poet, Composer, Author, Writer

Renate MullerRenate Muller
German
Actress
Alfred AbelAlfred Abel
German
Actor

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
American
Politician

Philip Snowden, Viscount SnowdenPhilip Snowden, Viscount Snowden
British
Politician

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British
Engineer, Inventor
John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

Jean de BrunhoffJean de Brunhoff
French
Writer
Louis VierneLouis Vierne
French
Composer, Organist, University teacher

Abd al-Hafid of MoroccoAbd al-Hafid of Morocco
Moroccan
Sultan

Percy CoxPercy Cox
British
General
Harold DavidsonHarold Davidson
British
 

Albert RousselAlbert Roussel
French
Composer
Newton D. BakerNewton D. Baker
American
Politician

John Russell PopeJohn Russell Pope
American
Architect

Ray EwryRay Ewry
American
Athlete
Georgy PyatakovGeorgy Pyatakov
Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

Yeghishe CharentsYeghishe Charents
Armenian
Poet
Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General

Ndre MjedaNdre Mjeda
Albanian
Poet

Richard BoleslavskyRichard Boleslavsky
Polish
Theatre director

John DrinkwaterJohn Drinkwater
British
Poet
H. C. McNeileH. C. McNeile
British
Soldier
Lilian BaylisLilian Baylis
British
Theatrical Producer

Đorđe VajfertĐorđe Vajfert
Serbian
Industrialist, Banker, Coin collecting, Book

Jenö HubayJenö Hubay
Hungarian
Violinist

Jean-Joseph RabéariveloJean-Joseph Rabéarivelo
Malagasy, South African
Poet
Lucy Fitch PerkinsLucy Fitch Perkins
Illustrator

Ilya IlfIlya Ilf
Ukrainian, Russian
Journalist

Bolesław LeśmianBolesław Leśmian
Polish
Poet

Johnston Forbes-RobertsonJohnston Forbes-Robertson
British
Actor

Charles Homer HaskinsCharles Homer Haskins
American
Historian
George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer
American
Journalist

Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd BaronetSir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet
British
Jurist
Diana AbgarDiana Abgar
Armenian
Writer

William Morton WheelerWilliam Morton Wheeler
American
Entomologist
Edward GarnettEdward Garnett
British
Writer
Edward FileneEdward Filene
American
Businessman