Famous People Who Died In 1939

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1939. This list includes people like Sigmund Freud, Amelia Earhart, James Naismith, Havelock Ellis, Norman Bethune and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, poets and playwrights who died in 1939. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Russia & Austria and many more countries.

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
Austrian
Neurologist, Psychiatrist
Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart
American
Aviator, Pilot

James NaismithJames Naismith
Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

Howard CarterHoward Carter
British
Archaeologist

Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
Italian
Religious Leader

Charles M. SchwabCharles M. Schwab
American
American Steel Magnate & Businessman
Norman BethuneNorman Bethune
Canadian
Physician

Havelock EllisHavelock Ellis
British
Physician

Anthony FokkerAnthony Fokker
Dutch
Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft

William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
American
Physician and Surgeon
Charles Horace MayoCharles Horace Mayo
American
Surgeon

W B YeatsW B Yeats
Irish
Poet & Dramatist
Harvey Williams CushingHarvey Williams Cushing
American
Neurosurgeon

Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
French
Poet

Louis WainLouis Wain
British
Artist, Painter
Anton FerdinandAnton Ferdinand
British
Footballer

Zane GreyZane Grey
American
Novelist
Ma RaineyMa Rainey
American
Street artist, Musician

Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham
British
Painter, Illustrator

Hans LangsdorffHans Langsdorff
German
Soldier
Ford Madox FordFord Madox Ford
British
Novelist

Carl LaemmleCarl Laemmle
German, American
Filmmaker
Otto RankOtto Rank
Austrian
Psychologist

William Butler YeatsWilliam Butler Yeats
Irish
Poet

Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
American
Physician, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, Academic,

Werner von FritschWerner von Fritsch
Soldier, Military personnel
Antonio MachadoAntonio Machado
Spanish
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Edward SapirEdward Sapir
Polish, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,

Karl RadekKarl Radek
Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
Australian
Politician, Teacher, Trade unionist

Philipp ScheidemannPhilipp Scheidemann
German
Politician
Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
American
Lawyer, Judge

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Benjamin TuckerBenjamin Tucker
American
Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator,

Chick WebbChick Webb
American
Musician

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss
Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher

Joseph RothJoseph Roth
Austrian
Writer, Journalist
Ernst TollerErnst Toller
German
Playwright, Politician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Richard HalliburtonRichard Halliburton
American
Author
Alice BradyAlice Brady
American
Actress

Prince Valdemar of DenmarkPrince Valdemar of Denmark
Danish
Military personnel

Har DayalHar Dayal
Indian
Revolutionary
Gerardo MachadoGerardo Machado
Cuban
Politician

Otto WelsOtto Wels
German
Politician
Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
Polish
Writer

Lois WeberLois Weber
American
Actress

Sidney HowardSidney Howard
American
Playwright

PolairePolaire
French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor

Roman DmowskiRoman Dmowski
Diplomat, Politician
Wilhelm GroenerWilhelm Groener
German
General

Gwen JohnGwen John
Welsh
Painter, Visual artist, Model

Charles SchwabCharles Schwab
American
 

Vladimir ShukhovVladimir Shukhov
Russian
photographer, architect, civil engineer, engineer
Margaret Floy WashburnMargaret Floy Washburn
American
Psychologist

Anton MakarenkoAnton Makarenko
Russian, Russian
Educator
John R. LynchJohn R. Lynch
American
politician, lawyer

Alfons MuchaAlfons Mucha
Czech
Painter

Pavel PostyshevPavel Postyshev
Russian
Politician
Ernest LawsonErnest Lawson
Canadian
Painter

Charles R. WalgreenCharles R. Walgreen
American
American pharmacologist
Kelly MillerKelly Miller
American
American mathematician

Edward Sandford MartinEdward Sandford Martin
American
Journalist,

Douglas Fairbanks Sr.Douglas Fairbanks
American
Actor
James A. NaismithJames A. Naismith
Canadian
Coach, Inventor

Nadezhda Konstantinovna KrupskayaNadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
Russian
Revolutionary
Maurice FreehillMaurice Freehill
British
 

Alexander YegorovAlexander Yegorov
Russian
Military leader

Heywood Campbell BrounHeywood Campbell Broun
American
 

DOHERTY, HENRY LATHAMDOHERTY, HENRY LATHAM
American
 
Jiří MahenJiří Mahen
Czech
Writer, Librarian, Playwright, Journalist, Poet
Kyōka IzumiKyōka Izumi
Japanese
Writer, Playwright, Novelist