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

Ma RaineyMa Rainey
American
Street artist, Musician
Alphonse MuchaAlphonse Mucha
Czech
Painter

Anton FerdinandAnton Ferdinand
British
Footballer

Zane GreyZane Grey
American
Novelist

Louis WainLouis Wain
British
Artist, Painter
Joseph Force CraterJoseph Force Crater
American
Lawyer, Judge

Arthur RackhamArthur Rackham
British
Painter, Illustrator
Ford Madox FordFord Madox Ford
British
Novelist

Werner von FritschWerner von Fritsch
Soldier, Military personnel

Karl RadekKarl Radek
Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Chick WebbChick Webb
American
Musician

Joseph LyonsJoseph Lyons
Australian
Politician
William Butler YeatsWilliam Butler Yeats
Irish
Poet

Carl LaemmleCarl Laemmle
German, American
Filmmaker

Otto RankOtto Rank
Austrian
Psychologist
Benjamin TuckerBenjamin Tucker
American
Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator,

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

Prince Valdemar of DenmarkPrince Valdemar of Denmark
Danish
Military personnel

Joseph RothJoseph Roth
Austrian
Writer, Journalist

PolairePolaire
French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor
Edward SapirEdward Sapir
Polish, American
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,
Alice BradyAlice Brady
American
Actress

Hans LangsdorffHans Langsdorff
German
Soldier

Otto WelsOtto Wels
German
Politician

Sidney HowardSidney Howard
American
Playwright
Richard HalliburtonRichard Halliburton
American
Author

Philipp ScheidemannPhilipp Scheidemann
German
Politician

Eugen BleulerEugen Bleuler
Swiss
Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher

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

Gerardo MachadoGerardo Machado
Cuban
Politician
Roman DmowskiRoman Dmowski
Diplomat, Politician

Har DayalHar Dayal
Indian
Revolutionary
Wu PeifuWu Peifu
Chinese
Warlord

Lois WeberLois Weber
American
Actress

Wilhelm GroenerWilhelm Groener
German
General
Pierce ButlerPierce Butler
American
Jurist

John R. LynchJohn R. Lynch
American
politician, lawyer
Kyōka IzumiKyōka Izumi
Japanese
Novelist

Fay TempletonFay Templeton
American
Singer and actress

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
Margaret Floy WashburnMargaret Floy Washburn
American
Psychologist

Vladimir ShukhovVladimir Shukhov
Russian
photographer, architect, civil engineer, engineer

Armand CălinescuArmand Călinescu
Romanian
Economist

Ambroise VollardAmbroise Vollard
French, Réunionese
Art Dealer
Anton MakarenkoAnton Makarenko
Russian, Russian
Educator

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

Edvard WestermarckEdvard Westermarck
Finnish
Philosopher

Pavel PostyshevPavel Postyshev
Russian
Politician
Frank Johnson GoodnowFrank Johnson Goodnow
American
Educator

Edmund Beecher WilsonEdmund Beecher Wilson
American
Geneticist
Johann Heinrich von BernstorffJohann Heinrich von Bernstorff
German
Politician

Grace AbbottGrace Abbott
American
Social Worker

Wojciech KorfantyWojciech Korfanty
Polish
Politician
Frank Watson DysonFrank Watson Dyson
British
Astronomer

Wilfred TrotterWilfred Trotter
British
Surgeon
Patriarch Miron of RomaniaPatriarch Miron of Romania
Romanian
Cleric

Edward P. CostiganEdward P. Costigan
American
Politician

Ernest LawsonErnest Lawson
Canadian
Painter

Edwin Robert Anderson SeligmanEdwin Robert Anderson Seligman
American
Economist
Axel HägerströmAxel Hägerström
Swedish
Philosopher
Arthur E. KennellyArthur E. Kennelly
American
Electrical engineer

Stanisław LeśniewskiStanisław Leśniewski
Polish, Russian
Mathematician

Llewelyn PowysLlewelyn Powys
British
Essayist

Kálmán DarányiKálmán Darányi
Hungarian
Politician
Henry Chandler CowlesHenry Chandler Cowles
American
Botanist

Henry Latham DohertyHenry Latham Doherty
American
Financier

Volter KilpiVolter Kilpi
Finnish
Writer

Olav DuunOlav Duun
Norwegian
Author

Charles Du BosCharles Du Bos
French
Essayist
Gwyn NichollsGwyn Nicholls
British, Welsh
Rugby Union Player

Henri JasparHenri Jaspar
Belgian
Politician
Margaret HaleyMargaret Haley
American
Teacher

Rose Hartwick ThorpeRose Hartwick Thorpe
American
Poet
Waldemar LindgrenWaldemar Lindgren
Swedish, American
Geologist
Józef CzechowiczJózef Czechowicz
Polish
Poet