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.

John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller
(Businessman)

08 July 1839

American

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
(Writer)

20 August 1890

American

Jean HarlowJean Harlow
(Hollywood Sex Symbol of the 1930s)

03 March 1911

American

George GershwinGeorge Gershwin
(Composer)

26 September 1898

American

Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel
(Composer)

07 March 1875

French

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
(Physicist, Chemist)

30 August 1871

New Zealander,British

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
(Singer)

15 April 1894

American

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi
(Inventor)

25 April 1874

Italian

Jagadish Chandra BoseJagadish Chandra Bose
(Physicist)

30 November 1858

Indian

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
(General of German Army)

09 April 1865

German

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler

07 February 1870

Austrian

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
(Writer)

24 January 1862

American

Continue Reading Below

Ramsay MacDonaldRamsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

12 October 1866

British

Pierre de CoubertinPierre de Coubertin
(Father of the Modern Olympic Games)

01 January 1863

French

Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner

21 June 1859

American

Austen ChamberlainAusten Chamberlain
(Politician)

16 October 1863

British

Wallace Hume Carothers Wallace Carothers
(Inventor of Neoprene & Nylon)

27 April 1896

American

Frank B. KelloggFrank B. Kellogg
(Lawyer, Politician)

22 December 1856

American

Continue Reading Below

Don MarquisDon Marquis
(Humorist)

29 July 1878

American

Gustaf Dalén Gustaf Dalén
(Inventor of Automatic Regulators, AGA Cookers, Dalen Light)

30 November 1869

Swedish

Andrew MellonAndrew William Mellon
(Industrialist, Philanthropist)

24 March 1855

American

Ahmad JavadAhmad Javad
(Poet)

05 May 1892

Azerbaijani

Antonio GramsciAntonio Gramsci
(Italian Politician)

22 January 1891

Italian

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
(Psychoanalyst, author)

12 February 1861

German,Russian

Continue Reading Below

Mikhail TukhachevskyMikhail Tukhachevsky
(Military personnel, Officer)

16 February 1893

Russian

Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
(Military personnel)

11 November 1873

American

Ted HealyTed Healy
(Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)

01 October 1896

American

Madison GrantMadison Grant
(Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist, Historian, Zoologist)

19 November 1865

American

Robert BordenRobert Borden
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat)

26 June 1854

Canadian

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
(Poet)

30 January 1889

Indian

Continue Reading Below

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist, Ornithologist, Entomologist, Lepidopterist)

08 February 1868

British

R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer)

20 May 1895

British

Elihu RootElihu Root
(Former Secretary of State)

15 February 1845

American

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
(Photographer, Artist, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)

01 August 1910

German

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
(Author)

01 February 1884

French

Horacio QuirogaHoracio Quiroga
(Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer)

31 December 1878

Uruguayan

Continue Reading Below

Louis VierneLouis Vierne
(Composer, Organist, University teacher)

08 October 1870

French

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(Theologian, Politician, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer, University teacher)

25 September 1869

German

Karol SzymanowskiKarol Szymanowski
(Composer, Music educator, University teacher, Pianist)

03 October 1882

Polish,Kosovar

Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor
(Composer, Organist, Music arranger, Music educator, Music critic, University teacher)

21 February 1844

French

Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
(military personnel)

09 June 1887

Spanish

Walter Burley GriffinWalter Burley Griffin
(Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner)

24 November 1876

American

Continue Reading Below

Chūya NakaharaChūya Nakahara
(Poet, Writer, Tanka poet, Translator)

29 April 1907

Japanese

William GilletteWilliam Gillette
(actor, screenwriter, stage actor, writer)

24 July 1853

American

Attila JózsefAttila József
(Hungarian poet)

11 April 1905

Hungarian

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
(Engineer, Inventor)

29 March 1853

British

Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
(Poet, Composer, Author, Writer)

28 August 1890

British

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue
(Prime Minister, Politician)

01 August 1863

French

Continue Reading Below

Harold DavidsonHarold Davidson

14 July 1875

British

J.M. BarrieJ.M. Barrie
(Author, Playwright)

1860 AD

Ray EwryRay Ewry
(Athlete)

14 October 1873

American

Tomáš MasarykTomáš Masaryk
(Politician, President)

07 March 1850

Czech

George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer
(Journalist)

06 October 1867

American

Grigoriy OrdzhonikidzeGrigoriy Ordzhonikidze

24 October 1886

Georgian,Russian

Continue Reading Below
Nils Gustaf DalénNils Gustaf Dalén

30 November 1869

Swedish

Edgar Watson HoweEdgar Watson Howe

03 May 1853

American

John Davison Rockefeller, Jr.John Davison Rockefeller, Jr.

08 July 1839

American

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie

09 May 1860

Welsh

Sir. James Matthew BarrieSir. James Matthew Barrie

09 May 1860

British,Scottish,Welsh

W.H. CarothersW.H. Carothers
(Chemist, Scientist)

1896 AD

Continue Reading Below
Đorđe VajfertĐorđe Vajfert
(Industrialist, Banker, Coin collecting, Book collector)

15 June 1850

Serbian