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
Writer
John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller
American
Businessman

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
American
Singer

Jean HarlowJean Harlow
American
Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
American
Composer

Antonio GramsciAntonio Gramsci
Italian
Politician, Philosopher
Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
British, Scottish
Writer

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist
Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel
French
Composer

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
Italian
Inventor
J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
British
Businessman

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
American
Writer

Ramsay MacDonaldRamsay MacDonald
British
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler
Austrian
 
Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky
Russian
Military leader

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

Austen ChamberlainAusten Chamberlain
British
Politician
Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
American
Lawyer, Politician

Andrew MellonAndrew William Mellon
American
Industrialist, Philanthropist
Wallace Hume Carothers Wallace Carothers
American
Inventor of Neoprene & Nylon

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

Don MarquisDon Marquis
American
Humorist
Ahmad JavadAhmad Javad
Azerbaijani
Poet

Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
Georgian, Russian
Politician
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
Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
American
Military Leader

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Harry VardonHarry Vardon
Islanders
Golfer
Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
Indian
Poet

Robert BordenRobert Borden
Canadian
Politician

Tomáš MasarykTomáš Masaryk
Czech
Politician, President

Elihu RootElihu Root
American
Former Secretary of State
Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
French
Author
Philip de LászlóPhilip de László
Hungarian, British
Painter

R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell
British
Aeronautical engineer

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,

Madison GrantMadison Grant
American
Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist,
Chūya NakaharaChūya Nakahara
Japanese
Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
Spanish
military personnel

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
American
Politician
Philip Snowden, Viscount SnowdenPhilip Snowden, Viscount Snowden
British
Politician

Karol SzymanowskiKarol Szymanowski
Polish, Kosovar
Composer, Music educator, University teacher,
Carl Emil PetterssonCarl Emil Pettersson
Swedish
Sailor

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
German
Theologian, Politician, Philosopher, Non-fiction

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue
French
Prime Minister, Politician
Walter Burley GriffinWalter Burley Griffin
American
Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner

Alfred AbelAlfred Abel
German
Actor
William GilletteWilliam Gillette
American
Actor

Attila JózsefAttila József
Hungarian
Hungarian poet

Mrs. Leslie CarterMrs. Leslie Carter
American
Actress

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

Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
British
Poet, Composer, Author, Writer
Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British
Engineer, Inventor

Louis VierneLouis Vierne
French
Composer, Organist, University teacher

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

Harold DavidsonHarold Davidson
British
 
Newton D. BakerNewton D. Baker
American
Politician

Percy CoxPercy Cox
British
General
H. C. McNeileH. C. McNeile
British
Soldier

Albert RousselAlbert Roussel
French
Composer

John Russell PopeJohn Russell Pope
American
Architect
Ndre MjedaNdre Mjeda
Albanian
Poet

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

Ilya IlfIlya Ilf
Ukrainian, Russian
Journalist

Richard BoleslavskyRichard Boleslavsky
Polish
Theatre director
Renate MullerRenate Muller
German
Actress

John DrinkwaterJohn Drinkwater
British
Poet
Annie HornimanAnnie Horniman
British
Theatre manager

Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General

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

John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian
Bolesław LeśmianBolesław Leśmian
Polish
Poet
Lilian BaylisLilian Baylis
British
Theatrical Producer

Jenö HubayJenö Hubay
Hungarian
Violinist

Johnston Forbes-RobertsonJohnston Forbes-Robertson
British
Actor

Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd BaronetSir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet
British
Jurist
Charles Homer HaskinsCharles Homer Haskins
American
Historian

George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer
American
Journalist

Edward FileneEdward Filene
American
Businessman

Jean-Joseph RabéariveloJean-Joseph Rabéarivelo
Malagasy, South African
Poet

Edward GarnettEdward Garnett
British
Writer
Élie HalévyÉlie Halévy
French
Philosopher

Joseph, Prince de Caraman-ChimayJoseph, Prince de Caraman-Chimay
French
Fencer
Yordan YovkovYordan Yovkov
Bulgarian
Writer

William Morton WheelerWilliam Morton Wheeler
American
Entomologist
Albert HeimAlbert Heim
Swiss
Geologist
Ralph ConnorRalph Connor
Canadian
Novelist