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.

Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
Turkish
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
American
Singer

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

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher

Thomas Clayton WolfeThomas Clayton Wolfe
American
Novelist

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
Norwegian, British
Queen of Norway
Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
American
Lawyer

Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
Russian
Politician

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher
James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
American
Author

Alexei RykovAlexei Rykov
Russian
Politician
Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

Jane ToppanJane Toppan
American
Serial killer

Benjamin CardozoBenjamin Cardozo
Portuguese, American
Jurist

Samuel InsullSamuel Insull
American
Business Magnate
Pearl WhitePearl White
American
Actress

Carl von OssietzkyCarl von Ossietzky
German
German Pacifist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Alma GluckAlma Gluck
American
Soprano

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
Swiss
Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar
Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American
Writer

Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
American
Engineer
Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
French
Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor,

Faustyna KowalskaFaustyna Kowalska
Polish
Saint

Konstantin StanislavskiKonstantin Stanislavski
Russian
Actor
George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford HavenGeorge Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven
British
Military Leader

Genrikh Grigoryevich YagodaGenrikh Grigoryevich Yagoda
Russian
Official
Gabriele D'AnnunzioGabriele D'Annunzio
Italian
Poet

Corneliu Zelea CodreanuCorneliu Zelea Codreanu
Romanian
Politician, Essayist

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

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Jigoro KanoJigoro Kano
Japanese
Educator, Athlete
Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

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

Alfonso, Prince of AsturiasAlfonso, Prince of Asturias
Spanish
Prince of Asturias

Prince Nicholas of Greece and DenmarkPrince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Prince
Grey OwlGrey Owl
Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist
Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
French
Painter, Art model, Model

Ernst Ludwig KirchnerErnst Ludwig Kirchner
German
Painter, Sculptor

Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
Czech, German
Philosopher

King OliverKing Oliver
American
Musician
Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
American
physician

Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
American
Entrepreneur

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

Béla KunBéla Kun
Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes
Filipino
Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist
Osip MandelstamOsip Mandelstam
Polish, Russian
Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary critic,

Lady Ottoline MorrellLady Ottoline Morrell
British
Writer
Reginald JohnstonReginald Johnston
Scottish
Politician, Diplomat, Teacher

Richard Bruno HeydrichRichard Bruno Heydrich
German
Opera singer

Alfonsina StorniAlfonsina Storni
Argentinian
Poet, Journalist, diarist
Suzanne LenglenSuzanne Lenglen
French
Tennis Player

Max Factor Sr.Max Factor Sr.
Polish
American makeup designer
Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
Russian
Military commander

César VallejoCésar Vallejo
Peruvian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist

Lev ShestovLev Shestov
Russian
philosopher, university teacher

Edward M. HouseEdward M. House
American
Diplomat

Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian
Russian opera singer
Gaston MeansGaston Means
American
Private Detective

MigjeniMigjeni
Albanian
Poet

Anna Marie HahnAnna Marie Hahn
American
Murderer

George DaytonGeorge Dayton
American
Entrepreneur
Bernd RosemeyerBernd Rosemeyer
German
Race car driver

Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
British
Poet
Leopold GodowskyLeopold Godowsky
Lithuanian
Pianist and composer

Eugenie SchumannEugenie Schumann
German
Pianist

Robert WieneRobert Wiene
Film director, Screenwriter
Edmund LandauEdmund Landau
German
Mathematician, University teacher

William SternWilliam Stern
German
Psychologist
Nikolai KondratievNikolai Kondratiev
Russian
Economist

William McDougallWilliam McDougall
British
psychologist, university teacher

Bruno TautBruno Taut
German
Architect, Urban planner
Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
Russian
Linguist
Owen WisterOwen Wister
American
Novelist

Hans Christian GramHans Christian Gram
Danish
Physician, Bacteriologist, University teacher,

Ivana Brlić-MažuranićIvana Brlić-Mažuranić
Croatian
Writer

Frigyes KarinthyFrigyes Karinthy
Hungarian
Author
Otto BauerOtto Bauer
Austrian
Politician
Marianne von WerefkinMarianne von Werefkin
Swiss
Painter

Leo FrobeniusLeo Frobenius
German
Ethnologist

George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
American
Astronomer, Journalist

Ernst BarlachErnst Barlach
German
Sculptor, Printmaker, Writer, Playwright, Painter
Valery ChkalovValery Chkalov
Russian
Pilot

Branislav NušićBranislav Nušić
Serbian
Playwright

Ödön von HorváthÖdön von Horváth
Austrian, Hungarian
Writer

Aleksandr KuprinAleksandr Kuprin
Russian
Writer

Clarence MackayClarence Mackay
American
Financier
Ynes MexiaYnes Mexia
Mexican, American
Botanist

Edwin H. HallEdwin H. Hall
American
 
Alexandru AverescuAlexandru Averescu
Romanian, Ukrainian
Politician

John Bates ClarkJohn Bates Clark
American
Economist
Nathanael Greene HerreshoffNathanael Greene Herreshoff
American
Naval Architect
William GlackensWilliam Glackens
American
Painter