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

Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel
French
Composer

Antonio GramsciAntonio Gramsci
Italian
Politician, Philosopher
Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
Italian
Inventor

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
American
Singer
Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
German
General of German Army

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
Indian
Physicist
Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
American
Writer

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler
Austrian
 

Ramsay MacDonaldRamsay MacDonald
British
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
British
Businessman

Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky
Russian
Military leader
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

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
Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
American
Military Leader

Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of HesseErnest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse
German
Artist

Harry VardonHarry Vardon
Islanders
Golfer
Ted HealyTed Healy
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor

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R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell
British
Aeronautical engineer
Madison GrantMadison Grant
American
Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist,

Elihu RootElihu Root
American
Former Secretary of State

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
Indian
Poet

Robert BordenRobert Borden
Canadian
Politician
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,
Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
French
Author

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

Philip de LászlóPhilip de László
Hungarian, British
Painter

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
Spanish
military personnel
Chūya NakaharaChūya Nakahara
Japanese
Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
Georgian, Russian
Politician

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

Louis VierneLouis Vierne
French
Composer, Organist, University teacher
William GilletteWilliam Gillette
American
Actor

Walter Burley GriffinWalter Burley Griffin
American
Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner
Karol SzymanowskiKarol Szymanowski
Polish, Kosovar
Composer, Music educator, University teacher,

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
American
Politician

Alfred AbelAlfred Abel
German
Actor
Carl Emil PetterssonCarl Emil Pettersson
Swedish
Sailor

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue
French
Prime Minister, Politician
Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor
French
Composer, Organist, Music arranger, Music

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British
Engineer, Inventor

Harold DavidsonHarold Davidson
British
 

John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

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

Attila JózsefAttila József
Hungarian
Hungarian poet

Newton D. BakerNewton D. Baker
American
Politician

A. G. EdwardsA. G. Edwards
Welsh
Priest
J.M. BarrieJ.M. Barrie
Author, Playwright

Abd al-Hafid of MoroccoAbd al-Hafid of Morocco
Moroccan
Sultan
Albert RousselAlbert Roussel
French
Composer

John Russell PopeJohn Russell Pope
American
Architect

H. C. McNeileH. C. McNeile
British
Soldier
Ray EwryRay Ewry
American
Athlete

Bakr SidqiBakr Sidqi
Iraqi
General
Tomáš MasarykTomáš Masaryk
Czech
Politician, President

Georgy PyatakovGeorgy Pyatakov
Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

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

Lilian BaylisLilian Baylis
British
Theatrical Producer
Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd BaronetSir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet
British
Jurist

George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer
American
Journalist

Lucy Fitch PerkinsLucy Fitch Perkins
Illustrator

Charles Homer HaskinsCharles Homer Haskins
American
Historian
Đorđe VajfertĐorđe Vajfert
Serbian
Industrialist, Banker, Coin collecting, Book
Bolesław LeśmianBolesław Leśmian
Polish
Poet

Edward FileneEdward Filene
American
Businessman

William Morton WheelerWilliam Morton Wheeler
American
Entomologist

Élie HalévyÉlie Halévy
French
Philosopher
Frederic Eugene IvesFrederic Eugene Ives
American
Inventor

Mrs. Leslie CarterMrs. Leslie Carter
American
Actress

Annie HornimanAnnie Horniman
British
Theatre manager

Walter SimonsWalter Simons
German
Lawyer

Edward GarnettEdward Garnett
British
Writer
Ralph ConnorRalph Connor
Canadian
Novelist

Paul Elmer MorePaul Elmer More
American
Journalist
Henry Kimball HadleyHenry Kimball Hadley
American
American composer

Henry Edward ArmstrongHenry Edward Armstrong
British
Chemist
Rosa ValettiRosa Valetti
German
Actress
E. W. HoweE. W. Howe
American
Writer