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
Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart
American
Aviator, Pilot

Howard CarterHoward Carter
British
Archaeologist

James NaismithJames Naismith
Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

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
Harvey Williams CushingHarvey Williams Cushing
American
Neurosurgeon

W B YeatsW B Yeats
Irish
Poet & Dramatist

Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
French
Poet

Douglas Fairbanks Sr.Douglas Fairbanks
American
Actor

Alphonse MuchaAlphonse Mucha
Czech
Painter
Anton FerdinandAnton Ferdinand
British
Footballer

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
American
Street artist, Musician

Zane GreyZane Grey
American
Novelist

Louis WainLouis Wain
British
Artist, Painter
Hans LangsdorffHans Langsdorff
German
Soldier

Chick WebbChick Webb
American
Musician
Ford Madox FordFord Madox Ford
British
Novelist

Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham
British
Painter, Illustrator

Carl LaemmleCarl Laemmle
German, American
Filmmaker
Karl RadekKarl Radek
Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Werner von FritschWerner von Fritsch
Soldier, Military personnel
William Butler YeatsWilliam Butler Yeats
Irish
Poet

Otto RankOtto Rank
Austrian
Psychologist

Antonio MachadoAntonio Machado
Spanish
Poet, Writer, Playwright
Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
American
Physician, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, Academic,

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Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
American
Lawyer, Judge
Alice BradyAlice Brady
American
Actress

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

Edward SapirEdward Sapir
Polish, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,

Philipp ScheidemannPhilipp Scheidemann
German
Politician
Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
Australian
Politician
Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss
Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher

Joseph RothJoseph Roth
Austrian
Writer, Journalist

Prince Valdemar of DenmarkPrince Valdemar of Denmark
Danish
Military personnel

Sidney HowardSidney Howard
American
Playwright
Richard HalliburtonRichard Halliburton
American
Author

Ernst TollerErnst Toller
German
Playwright, Politician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet

Lois WeberLois Weber
American
Actress

Otto WelsOtto Wels
German
Politician

Gerardo MachadoGerardo Machado
Cuban
Politician
Roman DmowskiRoman Dmowski
Diplomat, Politician

Har DayalHar Dayal
Indian
Revolutionary
Wu PeifuWu Peifu
Chinese
Warlord

PolairePolaire
French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor

Wilhelm GroenerWilhelm Groener
German
General
Stanisław Ignacy WitkiewiczStanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz
Polish
Writer

Gwen JohnGwen John
Welsh
Painter, Visual artist, Model
Joseph Duveen, 1st Baron DuveenJoseph Duveen, 1st Baron Duveen
British
Art Dealer

Kyōka IzumiKyōka Izumi
Japanese
Novelist

John R. LynchJohn R. Lynch
American
politician, lawyer

Pierce ButlerPierce Butler
American
Jurist

Vladimir ShukhovVladimir Shukhov
Russian
photographer, architect, civil engineer, engineer
Ambroise VollardAmbroise Vollard
French, Réunionese
Art Dealer

Anton MakarenkoAnton Makarenko
Russian, Russian
Educator

Armand CălinescuArmand Călinescu
Romanian
prime minister of Romania

Kuzma Petrov-VodkinKuzma Petrov-Vodkin
Russian
Painter
Lucien Lévy-BruhlLucien Lévy-Bruhl
French
Scholar

Margaret Floy WashburnMargaret Floy Washburn
American
Psychologist
Frank Johnson GoodnowFrank Johnson Goodnow
American
Educator

Edvard WestermarckEdvard Westermarck
Finnish
Philosopher

Pavel PostyshevPavel Postyshev
Russian
Politician
Johann Heinrich von BernstorffJohann Heinrich von Bernstorff
German, British
Politician

Fay TempletonFay Templeton
American
Singer and actress
Edmund Beecher WilsonEdmund Beecher Wilson
American
Geneticist

Grace AbbottGrace Abbott
American
Social Worker

Edwin Robert Anderson SeligmanEdwin Robert Anderson Seligman
American
Economist
Frank Watson DysonFrank Watson Dyson
British
Astronomer

Wojciech KorfantyWojciech Korfanty
Polish
Politician
Patriarch Miron of RomaniaPatriarch Miron of Romania
Romanian
Cleric

Wilfred TrotterWilfred Trotter
British
Surgeon

Edward P. CostiganEdward P. Costigan
American
Politician

Axel HägerströmAxel Hägerström
Swedish
Philosopher
Ernest LawsonErnest Lawson
Canadian
Painter
Kálmán DarányiKálmán Darányi
Hungarian
Politician

Henry Chandler CowlesHenry Chandler Cowles
American
Botanist

Arthur E. KennellyArthur E. Kennelly
American
Electrical engineer

Stanisław LeśniewskiStanisław Leśniewski
Polish, Russian
Mathematician
Henry Latham DohertyHenry Latham Doherty
American
Financier

Llewelyn PowysLlewelyn Powys
British
Essayist

Volter KilpiVolter Kilpi
Finnish
Writer

Olav DuunOlav Duun
Norwegian
Author

Józef CzechowiczJózef Czechowicz
Polish
Poet
Charles Du BosCharles Du Bos
French
Essayist

Waldemar LindgrenWaldemar Lindgren
Swedish, American
Geologist
Gwyn NichollsGwyn Nicholls
British, Welsh
Rugby Union Player

Margaret HaleyMargaret Haley
American
Teacher
Harold WagstaffHarold Wagstaff
British
Rugby Player
Rose Hartwick ThorpeRose Hartwick Thorpe
American
Poet