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

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
American
Author

Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow
American
Lawyer

Maud of WalesMaud of Wales
Norwegian, British
Queen of Norway

Nikolai BukharinNikolai Bukharin
Russian
Politician
Alexei RykovAlexei Rykov
Russian
Politician

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl
Austrian, German
Philosopher

Yakov YurovskyYakov Yurovsky
Russian
Soviet Era Executioner

Jane ToppanJane Toppan
American
Serial killer
Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary
Irish, American
Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever

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
Benjamin CardozoBenjamin Cardozo
American
Jurist

Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
Swiss
Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar

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,

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

Corneliu Zelea CodreanuCorneliu Zelea Codreanu
Romanian
Politician, Essayist

Grey OwlGrey Owl
Canadian, British
Writer, Novelist
Bhupinder Singh of PatialaBhupinder Singh of Patiala
Indian
Cricketer

Karel ČapekKarel Čapek
Czech
Writer
Warner OlandWarner Oland
Swedish, American
Actor, Film actor

Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
Czech, German
Philosopher

Ernst Ludwig KirchnerErnst Ludwig Kirchner
German
Painter, Sculptor
Béla KunBéla Kun
Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

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E. C. SegarE. C. Segar
American
Comics artist, Screenwriter, Writer
Lady Ottoline MorrellLady Ottoline Morrell
British
Writer

Linda HazzardLinda Hazzard
American
physician

King OliverKing Oliver
American
Musician

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American
Writer
Suzanne LenglenSuzanne Lenglen
French
Tennis Player
Suzanne ValadonSuzanne Valadon
French
Painter, Art model, Model

Edward M. HouseEdward M. House
American
Diplomat

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

Reginald JohnstonReginald Johnston
Scottish
Politician, Diplomat, Teacher
Bernd RosemeyerBernd Rosemeyer
German
Race car driver

George DaytonGeorge Dayton
American
Entrepreneur

Vasily BlyukherVasily Blyukher
Russian
Military commander

Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian
Russian opera singer

Lev ShestovLev Shestov
Russian
philosopher, university teacher
Edmund LandauEdmund Landau
German
Mathematician, University teacher

Max Factor Sr.Max Factor Sr.
Polish
American makeup designer
Jigoro KanoJigoro Kano
Japanese
Educator, Athlete

Alfonsina StorniAlfonsina Storni
Argentinian
Poet, Journalist, diarist

César VallejoCésar Vallejo
Peruvian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist
Henry NewboltHenry Newbolt
British
Poet

Gaston MeansGaston Means
American
Private Detective
Robert WieneRobert Wiene
Film director, Screenwriter

Owen WisterOwen Wister
American
Novelist

Leopold GodowskyLeopold Godowsky
Lithuanian
Pianist and composer

Nikolai KondratievNikolai Kondratiev
Russian
economist

Andrei BubnovAndrei Bubnov
Russian
Politician
Cyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of RussiaCyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke of Russia
Russian
 

George Ellery HaleGeorge Ellery Hale
American
Astronomer, Journalist

Bruno TautBruno Taut
German
Architect, Urban planner

Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes
Filipino
Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist
Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Hans Christian GramHans Christian Gram
Danish
Physician, Bacteriologist, University teacher,
Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
Austrian
Russian linguist

John Bates ClarkJohn Bates Clark
American
Economist

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

Branislav NušićBranislav Nušić
Serbian
Playwright
Otto BauerOtto Bauer
Austrian
Politician

Leo FrobeniusLeo Frobenius
German
Ethnologist

Ödön von HorváthÖdön von Horváth
Austrian, Hungarian
Writer
Aleksandr KuprinAleksandr Kuprin
Russian
Russian writer

Gösta EkmanGösta Ekman
Swedish
Actor
Marianne von WerefkinMarianne von Werefkin
Swiss
Painter

Clarence MackayClarence Mackay
American
Financier

Nathanael Greene HerreshoffNathanael Greene Herreshoff
American
Naval Architect

Alexandru AverescuAlexandru Averescu
Romanian, Ukrainian
Politician
William GlackensWilliam Glackens
American
Painter
May IrwinMay Irwin
Canadian
Actress

Harvey Samuel FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone
American
Entrepreneur

Leopoldo LugonesLeopoldo Lugones
Argentinian
Poet

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

Patrick Joseph HayesPatrick Joseph Hayes
American
Cardinal

Lascelles AbercrombieLascelles Abercrombie
British
Poet

Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
Australian
British philosopher

Zona GaleZona Gale
American
Novelist
Boris PilnyakBoris Pilnyak
Russian
Writer

George Grey BarnardGeorge Grey Barnard
American
Sculptor
William Henry PickeringWilliam Henry Pickering
American
Astronomer

William Wallace CampbellWilliam Wallace Campbell
American
Astronomer
Calvin BridgesCalvin Bridges
American
Scientist
Henry SchultzHenry Schultz
Belarusian, American
Economist