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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 8, 1839
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: May 23

 2 H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Editor
Birthdate: August 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: March 15
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow.
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Famous As: Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s
Birthdate: March 3, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kansas City
Died: June 7
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 4 George Gershwin

George Gershwin.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 11

 5 Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Philosopher
Birthdate: January 22, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ales, Italy
Died: April 27
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 6 Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Father of the Modern Olympic Games
Birthdate: January 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: September 2

 7 Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi.
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Famous As: Inventor & Physicist
Birthdate: April 25, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: July 20
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 8 Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Chemist
Birthdate: August 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brightwater, New Zealand
Died: October 19

 9 Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist
Birthdate: March 7, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ciboure, France
Died: December 28

 10 Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chattanooga
Died: September 26
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 Sir James Matthew Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
Died: June 19

 12 Erich Ludendorff

Erich Ludendorff.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General of German Army
Birthdate: April 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 20

 13 Jagadish Chandra Bose

Jagadish Chandra Bose.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: November 30, 1858
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bikrampur, Bengal Presidency, British India (Now Munshiganj District of Bangladesh)
Died: November 23

 14 Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: June 22, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Greece
Died: November 16

 15 J. Bruce Ismay

J. Bruce Ismay.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 12, 1862
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Crosby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 17

 16 Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 24, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 11

 17 Ramsay MacDonald

Ramsay MacDonald.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: October 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: November 9

 18 Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler.
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Birthdate: February 7, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus
Died: May 28

 19 Mikhail Tukhachevsky

Mikhail Tukhachevsky.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: February 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Slednevo, Russia
Died: June 12

 20 Ted Healy

Ted Healy
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaufman
Died: December 21

 21 Andrew William Mellon

Andrew William Mellon.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Industrialist, Philanthropist
Birthdate: March 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 27

 22 Lou Andreas-Salomé

Lou Andreas-Salomé
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Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: February 12, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 5

 23 Harry Vardon

Harry Vardon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: May 9, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grouville, Jersey, Channel Islands
Died: March 20

 24 Christine Papin

Christine Papin
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Maid Murderer
Birthdate: March 8, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: France
Died: May 18

 25 Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse

Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 25, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: October 9

 26 Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 30, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Varanasi
Died: January 14

 27 Daniel Daly

Daniel Daly
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: November 11, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glen Cove, New York, United States
Died: April 27

 28 Robert Borden

Robert Borden
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 26, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grand Pré, Canada
Died: June 10

 29 Chūya Nakahara

Chūya Nakahara
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator
Birthdate: April 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yamaguchi
Died: October 22

 30 Yevgeny Zamyatin

Yevgeny Zamyatin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 1, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lebedyan, Russia
Died: March 10

 31 Madison Grant

Madison Grant
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Famous As: Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist, Historian, Zoologist
Birthdate: November 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 30

 32 Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist, Ornithologist, Entomologist, Lepidopterist
Birthdate: February 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: August 27

 33 Emilio Mola

Emilio Mola
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: military personnel
Birthdate: June 9, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Placetas
Died: June 3

 34 Elihu Root

Elihu Root
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Secretary of State
Birthdate: February 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clinton
Died: February 7

 35 Ray Ewry

Ray Ewry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 14, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: September 29
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Howie Morenz

Howie Morenz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: September 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mitchell, Ontario, Canada
Died: March 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 37 Austen Chamberlain

Austen Chamberlain.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: March 17

 38 R. J. Mitchell

R. J. Mitchell
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Aeronautical engineer
Birthdate: May 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Butt Lane, Kidsgrove, England
Died: June 11

 39 Gerda Taro

Gerda Taro
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: August 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: July 26

 40 Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner.
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Birthdate: June 21, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: May 25

 41 Philip de László

Philip de László
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: November 22

 42 Sergo Ordzhonikidze

Sergo Ordzhonikidze
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Goresha, Russia
Died: February 18

 43 Gaston Doumergue

Gaston Doumergue
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister, Politician
Birthdate: August 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aigues-Vives
Died: June 18

 44 Ivor Gurney

Ivor Gurney
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Poet, Composer, Author, Writer
Birthdate: August 28, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gloucester
Died: December 26

 45 Karol Szymanowski

Karol Szymanowski
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tymoshivka, Ukraine
Died: March 29

 46 William Gillette

William Gillette
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 24, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 29

 47 Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salto, Uruguay
Died: February 19

 48 Rudolf Otto

Rudolf Otto
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: September 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peine, Germany
Died: March 6

 49 Alfred Abel

Alfred Abel
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: December 12

 50 Walter Burley Griffin

Walter Burley Griffin
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner
Birthdate: November 24, 1876
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maywood
Died: February 11