Famous People Who Died In 1938

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1938. This list includes people like Robert Johnson, Muhammad Iqbal, Clarence Darrow, Jane Toppan, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, poets and philosophers who died in 1938. This list includes people from United States, Russia, Germany & France and many more countries.

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
American
Musician, Songwriter

Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
American
Lawyer

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
Norwegian, British
Queen of Norway

Jane ToppanJane Toppan
American
Serial killer
Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
Russian
Politician

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
American
Author

Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary
Irish, American
Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever
Carl von OssietzkyCarl von Ossietzky
German
German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Pearl WhitePearl White
American
Actress
Alma GluckAlma Gluck
American
Soprano

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
Swiss
Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar

Benjamin CardozoBenjamin Cardozo
American
Jurist
Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
Turkish
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,

Thomas Clayton WolfeThomas Clayton Wolfe
American
Novelist
Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
French
Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor,

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
American
physician

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, Czech, German
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher
Alexei RykovAlexei Rykov
Politician

Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
American
Business Magnate
Corneliu Zelea CodreanuCorneliu Zelea Codreanu
Romanian
Politician, Essayist

Ernst Ludwig KirchnerErnst Ludwig Kirchner
German
Painter, Sculptor

Bhupinder Singh of PatialaBhupinder Singh of Patiala
Indian
Cricketer

Grey OwlGrey Owl
Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist
Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
Czech, German
Philosopher
Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

E. C. SegarE. C. Segar
American
Comics artist, Screenwriter, Writer

Béla KunBéla Kun
Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

King OliverKing Oliver
American
Musician
Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American
Writer

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Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
French
Painter, Art model, Model

Osip MandelstamOsip Mandelstam
Polish, Russian
Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary critic,

Lady Ottoline MorrellLady Ottoline Morrell
British
Writer

Lev ShestovLev Shestov
Russian
philosopher, university teacher
George DaytonGeorge Dayton
American
Entrepreneur

Edward M. HouseEdward M. House
American
Diplomat
Suzanne LenglenSuzanne Lenglen
French
Tennis Player

Alfonsina StorniAlfonsina Storni
Argentinian
Poet, Journalist, diarist

César VallejoCésar Vallejo
Peruvian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian
Russian opera singer

Robert WieneRobert Wiene
Film director, Screenwriter
Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
Russian
Military commander

Reginald JohnstonReginald Johnston
Scottish
Politician, Diplomat, Teacher

Jigoro KanoJigoro Kano
Japanese
Educator, Athlete

Bruno TautBruno Taut
German
Architect, Urban planner

John Bates ClarkJohn Bates Clark
American
Economist
Nikolai KondratievNikolai Kondratiev
Russian
economist

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
British
Poet

Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of RussiaCyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
Russian
 

Leopold GodowskyLeopold Godowsky
Lithuanian
Pianist and composer
Edmund LandauEdmund Landau
German
Mathematician, University teacher

Andrei BubnovAndrei Bubnov
Russian
politician
Owen WisterOwen Wister
American
Novelist

Bernd RosemeyerBernd Rosemeyer
German
Race car driver

George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
American
Astronomer, Journalist
Valery ChkalovValery Chkalov
Russian
Pilot

Constantin StanislavskiConstantin Stanislavski
Russian
 
Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes
Filipino
Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist

Hans Christian GramHans Christian Gram
Danish
Physician, Bacteriologist, University teacher,
Otto BauerOtto Bauer
Austrian
Politician

Ernst BarlachErnst Barlach
German
Sculptor, Printmaker, Writer, Playwright, Painter
William GlackensWilliam Glackens
American
Painter

Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
Austrian
Russian linguist

Christian Lous LangeChristian Lous Lange
Norwegian
Historian, Political scientist, Writer

Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
American
Entrepreneur
Aleksandr KuprinAleksandr Kuprin
Russian
Russian writer
Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
Australian
British philosopher

William Henry PickeringWilliam Henry Pickering
American
Astronomer

Ernest William BrownErnest William Brown
British
Mathematician

William JacksonWilliam Jackson
Canadian
Politician
William SternWilliam Stern
German
psychologist, writer, university teacher

Faustyna KowalskaFaustyna Kowalska
Polish
Saint

Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
American
Engineer

Genrikh Grigoryevich YagodaGenrikh Grigoryevich Yagoda
Russian
Official

William McDougallWilliam McDougall
British
psychologist, university teacher
Alfonso, Prince of AsturiasAlfonso, Prince of Asturias
Spanish
Prince of Asturias

Edwin H. HallEdwin H. Hall
American
 
Branislav NušićBranislav Nušić
Serbian
Playwright

Karel ČapekKarel Čapek
Czech
Writer