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
American
Businessman
H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
American
Writer

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
Bessie SmithBessie Smith
American
Singer

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist

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

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

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
Ted HealyTed Healy
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor

Harry VardonHarry Vardon
Islanders
Golfer

Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
American
Military personnel
R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell
British
Aeronautical engineer

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Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British
Biologist, Banker, Politician, Zoologist,
Elihu RootElihu Root
American
Former Secretary of State

Robert BordenRobert Borden
Canadian
Politician

Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
French
Author

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
Indian
Poet
Madison GrantMadison Grant
American
Lawyer, Anthropologist, Racial theorist,
Emilio MolaEmilio Mola
Spanish
military personnel

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

Sergo OrdzhonikidzeSergo Ordzhonikidze
Georgian, Russian
Politician

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

Elihu ThomsonElihu Thomson
British
Engineer, Inventor

Walter Burley GriffinWalter Burley Griffin
American
Architect, Landscape architect, Urban planner
Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor
French
Composer, Organist, Music arranger, Music

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue
French
Prime Minister, Politician
William GilletteWilliam Gillette
American
Actor

Joseph Taylor RobinsonJoseph Taylor Robinson
American
Politician

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

A. G. EdwardsA. G. Edwards
Welsh
Priest
John Gresham MachenJohn Gresham Machen
American
Theologian

Ivor GurneyIvor Gurney
British
Poet, Composer, Author, Writer

Percy CoxPercy Cox
British
General

Harold DavidsonHarold Davidson
British
 

Albert RousselAlbert Roussel
French
Composer
Newton D. BakerNewton D. Baker
American
Politician

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

John Russell PopeJohn Russell Pope
American
Architect

Abd al-Hafid of MoroccoAbd al-Hafid of Morocco
Moroccan
Sultan
Ray EwryRay Ewry
American
Athlete

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

Charles Homer HaskinsCharles Homer Haskins
American
Historian

Lilian BaylisLilian Baylis
British
Theatrical Producer
Johnston Forbes-RobertsonJohnston Forbes-Robertson
British
Actor

Ilya IlfIlya Ilf
Ukrainian, Russian
Journalist
Đorđe VajfertĐorđe Vajfert
Serbian
Industrialist, Banker, Coin collecting, Book

William Morton WheelerWilliam Morton Wheeler
American
Entomologist

Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd BaronetSir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Baronet
British
Jurist
Edward FileneEdward Filene
American
Businessman

George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer
American
Journalist
Bolesław LeśmianBolesław Leśmian
Polish
Poet

Élie HalévyÉlie Halévy
French
Philosopher

Walter SimonsWalter Simons
German
Lawyer

Edward GarnettEdward Garnett
British
Writer
Annie HornimanAnnie Horniman
British
Theatre manager
Mrs. Leslie CarterMrs. Leslie Carter
American
Actress

Paul Elmer MorePaul Elmer More
American
Journalist

Frederic Eugene IvesFrederic Eugene Ives
American
Inventor

Ralph ConnorRalph Connor
Canadian
Novelist
Burnett Hillman StreeterBurnett Hillman Streeter
British
Scholar

Henry Kimball HadleyHenry Kimball Hadley
American
American composer

Henry Edward ArmstrongHenry Edward Armstrong
British
Chemist

Yordan YovkovYordan Yovkov
Bulgarian
Writer

Abdülhak Hâmid TarhanAbdülhak Hâmid Tarhan
Turkish
Playwright
Lucy Fitch PerkinsLucy Fitch Perkins
Illustrator

Albert HeimAlbert Heim
Swiss
Geologist
Vasily GurkoVasily Gurko
Russian
Russian officer

David Hendricks BergeyDavid Hendricks Bergey
American
Bacteriologist
Julius StieglitzJulius Stieglitz
American
Chemist
Winthrop AmesWinthrop Ames
American
Theatre Director