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

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
Howard CarterHoward Carter
British
British archaeologist

Louis WainLouis Wain
British
Artist, Painter

Anton FerdinandAnton Ferdinand
British
Footballer
Pope Pius XIPope Pius XI
Italian
Catholic priest, Librarian, Diplomat, Mountaineer

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

Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham
British
Painter, Illustrator

Werner von FritschWerner von Fritsch
Soldier, Military personnel
Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
American
Lawyer, Judge

William Butler YeatsWilliam Butler Yeats
Irish
Poet
Hans LangsdorffHans Langsdorff
German
Soldier

Otto RankOtto Rank
Austrian
Psychologist

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
Australian
Politician, Teacher, Trade unionist

Karl RadekKarl Radek
Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Edward SapirEdward Sapir
Polish, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,
Harvey CushingHarvey Cushing
American
Physician, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgeon, Academic,

Antonio MachadoAntonio Machado
Spanish
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Philipp ScheidemannPhilipp Scheidemann
German
Politician

Joseph RothJoseph Roth
Austrian
Writer, Journalist
Benjamin TuckerBenjamin Tucker
American
Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator,

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Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss
Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher

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

Prince Valdemar of DenmarkPrince Valdemar of Denmark
Danish
Military personnel

Otto WelsOtto Wels
German
Politician
Gerardo MachadoGerardo Machado
Cuban
Politician

PolairePolaire
French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor
Roman DmowskiRoman Dmowski
Diplomat, Politician

Gwen JohnGwen John
Welsh
Painter, Visual artist, Model

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

Charles SchwabCharles Schwab
American
 

Pavel PostyshevPavel Postyshev
Russian
Politician

Ernest LawsonErnest Lawson
Canadian
Painter
Kelly MillerKelly Miller
American
American mathematician

Douglas Fairbanks Sr.Douglas Fairbanks Sr.
American
Film Actor, Producer

Edward Sandford MartinEdward Sandford Martin
American
Journalist,

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