Famous People Who Died In 1941

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1941. This list includes people like Rabindranath Tagore, Lou Gehrig, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, artists, political leaders and novelists who died in 1941. This list includes people from Germany, United States, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf
54
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 28

 2 Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore
36
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7

 3 Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: June 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yorkville, New York, United States
Died: June 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 James Joyce

James Joyce
10
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist Known for His Experimental Use of Language & Exploration of New Literary Methods
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rathgar, Ireland
Died: January 13

 5 Wilhelm II

Wilhelm II
15
Famous As: German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888-1918)
Birthdate: January 27, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 4

 6 Frederick Banting

Frederick Banting
4
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Co-Discoverer of Insulin
Birthdate: November 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, New Tecumseth, Canada
Died: February 21

 7 Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of the Scout Movement
Birthdate: February 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: January 8
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 8 Maximilian Kolbe

Maximilian Kolbe
1
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: January 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zduńska Wola, Poland
Died: August 14

 9 Amrita Shergil

Amrita Shergil
2
Famous As: Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 5

 10 Banjo Paterson

Banjo Paterson
5
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange
Died: February 5

 11 Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: July 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: January 5

 12 Louis Chevrolet

Louis Chevrolet
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Co-founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
Birthdate: December 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: June 6

 13 Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson
1
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 18, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 4

 14 Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician
Birthdate: October 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gulfport
Died: July 10

 15 Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood Anderson
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: March 8

 16 Louis Brandeis

Louis Brandeis
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice
Birthdate: November 13, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 5

 17 Annie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: December 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dover
Died: April 13

 18 Mitsuyo Maeda

Mitsuyo Maeda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artists
Birthdate: November 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan
Died: November 28
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 19 Abe Reles

Abe Reles
5
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: May 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 12

 20 Ernest Everett Just

Ernest Everett Just
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: August 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: October 27

 21 Edward Rydz-Śmigły

Edward Rydz-Śmigły
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berezhany, Ukraine
Died: December 2

 22 Maurice Leblanc

Maurice Leblanc
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, French
Died: November 6

 23 Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Ignacy Jan Paderewski
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Poland, Pianist
Birthdate: November 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kurylivka, Ukraine
Died: June 29

 24 James George Frazer

James George Frazer
0
Famous As: Anthropologist, Writer, Historian, Mythographer
Birthdate: January 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: May 7

 25 Alfonso XIII of Spain

Alfonso XIII of Spain
3
Famous As: King of Spain (1886-1931)
Birthdate: May 17, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: February 28

 26 Isaac C. Kidd

Isaac C. Kidd
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: March 26, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: December 7

 27 Sir Hugh Walpole

Sir Hugh Walpole
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 13, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: June 1

 28 Walther Nernst

Walther Nernst
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist and Chemist
Birthdate: June 25, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wąbrzeźno
Died: November 18

 29 Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Resistance fighter
Birthdate: September 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osino-Gay, Russia
Died: November 29

 30 Bruno Mussolini

Bruno Mussolini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: April 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan
Died: August 7

 31 Edwin S. Porter

Edwin S. Porter
0
Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: April 21, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 30

 32 Helen Morgan

Helen Morgan
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, United States
Died: October 9

 33 Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: December 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barlinek, Poland
Died: January 11

 34 Kurt Koffka

Kurt Koffka
1
Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: March 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: November 22

 35 Robert Delaunay

Robert Delaunay
1
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: April 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 25

 36 El Lissitzky

El Lissitzky
0
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pochinok, Russia
Died: December 30

 37 Tullio Levi-Civita

Tullio Levi-Civita
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 29, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Padua
Died: December 29

 38 Arthur Evans

Arthur Evans
0
Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: July 8, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nash Mills, England
Died: July 11

 39 Marina Tsvetaeva

Marina Tsvetaeva
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 31

 40 Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf
1
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Anthropologist, Linguist
Birthdate: April 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winthrop, Massachusetts
Died: July 26

 41 Émile Nelligan

Émile Nelligan
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 24, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: November 18

 42 John Lavery

John Lavery
0
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: January 10

 43 Jock Lewes

Jock Lewes
0
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: December 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata Calcutta, Bengal, British India
Died: December 31

 44 Marie Julie Jahenny

Marie Julie Jahenny
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: The mystic of La Fraudais
Birthdate: February 12, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blain, France
Died: March 4

 45 Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli

Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Austrian general during World War I who rose to the rank of field marshal in the Austro-Hungarian Army
Birthdate: February 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ancona, Italy
Died: December 9

 46 Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: February 19, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, England
Died: December 10

 47 John Leach

John Leach
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: September 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 10

 48 Henri Lebesgue

Henri Lebesgue
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 28, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beauvais, France
Died: July 26

 49 Werner Sombart

Werner Sombart
0
Famous As: Former Economist, Sociologist known for Coining the term
Birthdate: January 19, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ermsleben, Falkenstein, Germany
Died: May 18

 50 Gaetano Mosca

Gaetano Mosca
0
Famous As: Political scientist
Birthdate: April 1, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: November 8