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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of the Republic of Turkey,
Birthdate: May 19, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thessaloniki
Died: November 10

 2 Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever
Birthdate: September 23, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland
Died: November 11

 3 Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16

 4 Thomas Clayton Wolfe

Thomas Clayton Wolfe.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 15
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 5 Muhammad Iqbal

Muhammad Iqbal.
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Famous As: Poet & Philosopher
Birthdate: November 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, British India
Died: April 21

 6 Marie of Romania

Marie of Romania
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: October 29, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eastwell Park, Kent, England
Died: July 10

 7 Maud of Wales

Maud of Wales.
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Famous As: Queen of Norway
Birthdate: November 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marlborough House
Died: November 20
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 8 Edmund Husserl

Edmund Husserl.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 8, 1859
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechia
Died: April 27

 9 Nikolai Bukharin

Nikolai Bukharin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 9, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 15

 10 Georges Méliès

Georges Méliès
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Illusionist
Birthdate: December 8, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 21

 11 Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: April 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinsman Township
Died: March 13

 12 Genrikh Grigoryevich Yagoda

Genrikh Grigoryevich Yagoda
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Official
Birthdate: November 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rybinsk, Russia
Died: March 15

 13 Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bandel
Died: January 16

 14 Alexei Rykov

Alexei Rykov.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia
Died: March 15

 15 Jigoro Kano

Jigoro Kano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Educator, Athlete
Birthdate: December 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mikage, Kobe, Hyōgo
Died: May 4

 16 Konstantin Stanislavski

Konstantin Stanislavski
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 7

 17 Gabriele D'Annunzio

Gabriele D'Annunzio
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pescara, Kingdom of Italy
Died: March 1

 18 Yakov Yurovsky

Yakov Yurovsky.
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Famous As: Soviet Era Executioner
Birthdate: June 19, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tomsk, Siberia, Russian Empire
Died: 1938 AD

 19 James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 17, 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
Died: June 26

 20 Jane Toppan

Jane Toppan.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: March 31, 1854
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 29

 21 Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Essayist
Birthdate: September 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Huși
Died: November 30

 22 Faustyna Kowalska

Faustyna Kowalska
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: August 25, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Łódź
Died: October 5

 23 Bhupinder Singh of Patiala

Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Patiala
Died: March 23

 24 George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven

George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: December 6, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany
Died: April 8

 25 Suzanne Lenglen

Suzanne Lenglen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: May 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: 16th arrondissement of Paris, Paris, France
Died: July 4
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 26 Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark

Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: January 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: February 8

 27 Warner Oland

Warner Oland
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bjurholm Municipality, Sweden
Died: August 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia

Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: October 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 12

 29 Grey Owl

Grey Owl
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist
Birthdate: September 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hastings
Died: April 13

 30 E. C. Segar

E. C. Segar
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Famous As: Comics artist, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: December 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chester
Died: October 13

 31 Alfonso, Prince of Asturias

Alfonso, Prince of Asturias
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Famous As: Prince of Asturias
Birthdate: May 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Madrid
Died: September 6

 32 Karel Čapek

Karel Čapek
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malé Svatoňovice
Died: December 25

 33 Karl Kautsky

Karl Kautsky
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 17

 34 Béla Kun

Béla Kun
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Birthdate: February 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cehu Silvaniei
Died: August 29

 35 Linda Hazzard

Linda Hazzard
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: physician
Birthdate: 1867 AD
Birthplace: Carver County
Died: 1938 AD

 36 Harvey Samuel Firestone

Harvey Samuel Firestone
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Listed In:
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: December 20, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Columbiana
Died: February 7

 37 Benjamin Cardozo

Benjamin Cardozo.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: May 24, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 9

 38 Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor
Birthdate: May 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg
Died: June 15

 39 Zitkala-Sa

Zitkala-Sa
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 22, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yankton Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 26

 40 Suzanne Valadon

Suzanne Valadon
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bessines-sur-Gartempe, France
Died: April 7
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 41 King Oliver

King Oliver
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 19, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aben, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 10

 42 Osip Mandelstam

Osip Mandelstam
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Essayist
Birthdate: January 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: December 27

 43 Samuel Insull

Samuel Insull.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Magnate
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 16

 44 Richard Bruno Heydrich

Richard Bruno Heydrich
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: February 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuben, Dresden, Germany
Died: August 24

 45 Lady Ottoline Morrell

Lady Ottoline Morrell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Died: April 21

 46 Reginald Johnston

Reginald Johnston
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat, Teacher
Birthdate: May 21, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: December 10

 47 Carl von Ossietzky

Carl von Ossietzky.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Birthdate: October 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: May 4

 48 Vasily Blyukher

Vasily Blyukher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: December 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: November 9

 49 Joseph Strauss

Joseph Strauss
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 9, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: May 16

 50 Isabelo de los Reyes

Isabelo de los Reyes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist
Birthdate: July 7, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vigan
Died: October 10