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.

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
American
Singer
Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher

Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
American
Lawyer

Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary
Irish, American
Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
Norwegian, British
Queen of Norway
Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
Russian
Politician

Alexei RykovAlexei Rykov
Russian
Politician

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
American
Author

Jane ToppanJane Toppan
American
Serial killer
Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
American
Business Magnate

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

Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
Turkish
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,

Benjamin CardozoBenjamin Cardozo
American
Jurist

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

Konstantin StanislavskiKonstantin Stanislavski
Russian
Actor
Gabriele D'AnnunzioGabriele D'Annunzio
Italian
Poet

Robert WieneRobert Wiene
Film director, Screenwriter

Bhupinder Singh of PatialaBhupinder Singh of Patiala
Indian
Cricketer
Karel ČapekKarel Čapek
Czech
Writer

Grey OwlGrey Owl
Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerErnst Ludwig Kirchner
German
Painter, Sculptor

Corneliu Zelea CodreanuCorneliu Zelea Codreanu
Romanian
Politician, Essayist

Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
Czech, German
Philosopher
Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American
Writer

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Béla KunBéla Kun
Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
E. C. SegarE. C. Segar
American
Comics artist, Screenwriter, Writer

Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

King OliverKing Oliver
American
Musician

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
American
physician
Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
French
Painter, Art model, Model
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian
Russian opera singer

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

Reginald JohnstonReginald Johnston
Scottish
Politician, Diplomat, Teacher

Lady Ottoline MorrellLady Ottoline Morrell
British
Writer
Edward M. HouseEdward M. House
American
Diplomat

Lev ShestovLev Shestov
Russian
philosopher, university teacher

Alfonsina StorniAlfonsina Storni
Argentinian
Poet, Journalist, diarist

Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
Russian
Military commander

Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes
Filipino
Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist
César VallejoCésar Vallejo
Peruvian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist

George DaytonGeorge Dayton
American
Entrepreneur
Suzanne LenglenSuzanne Lenglen
French
Tennis Player

Jigoro KanoJigoro Kano
Japanese
Educator, Athlete

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
British
Poet
Nikolai KondratievNikolai Kondratiev
Russian
economist

Hans Christian GramHans Christian Gram
Danish
Physician, Bacteriologist, University teacher,
Leopold GodowskyLeopold Godowsky
Lithuanian
Pianist and composer

Bruno TautBruno Taut
German
Architect, Urban planner

Bernd RosemeyerBernd Rosemeyer
German
Race car driver

Andrei BubnovAndrei Bubnov
Russian
Politician

Valery ChkalovValery Chkalov
Russian
Pilot
Owen WisterOwen Wister
American
Novelist

Edmund LandauEdmund Landau
German
Mathematician, University teacher

George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
American
Astronomer, Journalist

Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist
Gaston MeansGaston Means
American
Private Detective

Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of RussiaCyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
Russian
 
John Bates ClarkJohn Bates Clark
American
Economist

Ernst BarlachErnst Barlach
German
Sculptor, Printmaker, Writer, Playwright, Painter

Branislav NušićBranislav Nušić
Serbian
Playwright
Otto BauerOtto Bauer
Austrian
Politician

Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
Austrian
Russian linguist
Leo FrobeniusLeo Frobenius
German
Ethnologist

Marianne von WerefkinMarianne von Werefkin
Swiss
Painter

Aleksandr KuprinAleksandr Kuprin
Russian
Russian writer
William GlackensWilliam Glackens
American
Painter

Leopoldo LugonesLeopoldo Lugones
Argentinian
Poet
Nathanael Greene HerreshoffNathanael Greene Herreshoff
American
Naval Architect

Alexandru AverescuAlexandru Averescu
Romanian, Ukrainian
Politician

Clarence MackayClarence Mackay
American
Financier

Ynes MexiaYnes Mexia
Mexican, American
Botanist
Zona GaleZona Gale
American
Novelist
Christian Lous LangeChristian Lous Lange
Norwegian
Historian, Political scientist, Writer

May IrwinMay Irwin
Canadian
Actress

Władysław GrabskiWładysław Grabski
Polish
Politician

Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
American
Entrepreneur
Calvin BridgesCalvin Bridges
American
Scientist

Boris PilnyakBoris Pilnyak
Russian
Writer

George Grey BarnardGeorge Grey Barnard
American
Sculptor

Patrick Joseph HayesPatrick Joseph Hayes
American
Cardinal

Lascelles AbercrombieLascelles Abercrombie
British
Poet
William Wallace CampbellWilliam Wallace Campbell
American
Astronomer

Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
Australian
British philosopher
Claude MontefioreClaude Montefiore
British
Religious leader

Gillis GrafströmGillis Grafström
Swedish
Olympic Athlete
Henry SchultzHenry Schultz
Belarusian, American
Economist
William Henry PickeringWilliam Henry Pickering
American
Astronomer