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

Jean HarlowJean Harlow
American
Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
American
Composer

Antonio GramsciAntonio Gramsci
Italian
Politician, Philosopher

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
Italian
Inventor
Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
American
Singer

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army
Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel
French
Composer

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist
J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
British
Businessman

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
American
Writer

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler
Austrian
 

Ramsay MacDonaldRamsay MacDonald
British
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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
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

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
British, Scottish
Writer
Andrew MellonAndrew William Mellon
American
Industrialist, Philanthropist

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
German, Russian
Psychoanalyst
Harry VardonHarry Vardon
Islanders
Golfer

Ted HealyTed Healy
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor

Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of HesseErnest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
German
Artist
Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
American
Military Leader

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R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell
British
Aeronautical engineer
Elihu RootElihu Root
American
Former Secretary of State

Madison GrantMadison Grant
American
Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist,

Robert BordenRobert Borden
Canadian
Politician

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
French
Author
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,
Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
Spanish
military personnel

Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
Georgian, Russian
Politician

Philip de LászlóPhilip de László
Hungarian, British
Painter

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
Indian
Poet
Chūya NakaharaChūya Nakahara
Japanese
Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

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

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

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
William GilletteWilliam Gillette
American
Actor

Walter Burley GriffinWalter Burley Griffin
American
Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner
Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
American
Politician

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue
French
Prime Minister, Politician

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British
Engineer, Inventor
Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor
French
Composer, Organist, Music arranger, Music

Attila JózsefAttila József
Hungarian
Hungarian poet
Louis VierneLouis Vierne
French
Composer, Organist, University teacher

John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

Harold DavidsonHarold Davidson
British
 

John Russell PopeJohn Russell Pope
American
Architect

Percy CoxPercy Cox
British
General
Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
British
Poet, Composer, Author, Writer

Newton D. BakerNewton D. Baker
American
Politician

A. G. EdwardsA. G. Edwards
Welsh
Priest

Abd al-Hafid of MoroccoAbd al-Hafid of Morocco
Moroccan
Sultan
J.M. BarrieJ.M. Barrie
Author, Playwright

Albert RousselAlbert Roussel
French
Composer
Ray EwryRay Ewry
American
Athlete

H. C. McNeileH. C. McNeile
British
Soldier

Tomáš MasarykTomáš Masaryk
Czech
Politician, President
Georgy PyatakovGeorgy Pyatakov
Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General
George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer
American
Journalist

Lilian BaylisLilian Baylis
British
Theatrical Producer

Johnston Forbes-RobertsonJohnston Forbes-Robertson
British
Actor
Ilya IlfIlya Ilf
Ukrainian, Russian
Journalist

Charles Homer HaskinsCharles Homer Haskins
American
Historian
Đorđe VajfertĐorđe Vajfert
Serbian
Industrialist, Banker, Coin collecting, Book

Henry Kimball HadleyHenry Kimball Hadley
American
American composer

Edward FileneEdward Filene
American
Businessman

Bolesław LeśmianBolesław Leśmian
Polish
Poet
Mrs. Leslie CarterMrs. Leslie Carter
American
Actress
Élie HalévyÉlie Halévy
French
Philosopher

Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd BaronetSir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet
British
Jurist

William Morton WheelerWilliam Morton Wheeler
American
Entomologist

Edward GarnettEdward Garnett
British
Writer
Walter SimonsWalter Simons
German
Lawyer

Annie HornimanAnnie Horniman
British
Theatre manager

Frederic Eugene IvesFrederic Eugene Ives
American
Inventor

Ralph ConnorRalph Connor
Canadian
Novelist

Paul Elmer MorePaul Elmer More
American
Journalist
Lucy Fitch PerkinsLucy Fitch Perkins
Illustrator

Burnett Hillman StreeterBurnett Hillman Streeter
British
Scholar
Edgar Watson HoweE. W. Howe
American
Writer

Henry Edward ArmstrongHenry Edward Armstrong
British
Chemist
Abdülhak Hâmid TarhanAbdülhak Hâmid Tarhan
Turkish
Playwright
Yordan YovkovYordan Yovkov
Bulgarian
Writer