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.

Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
Indian
Poet and Author
Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
British
Novelist

Lou GehrigLou Gehrig
American
Baseball Player

James JoyceJames Joyce
Irish
Writer

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
British
Founder of the Scout Movement

Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
French
Philosopher and Writer
Frederick BantingFrederick Banting
Canadian
Discoverer of Insulin

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
American
Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
Australian
Poet

Gutzon BorglumGutzon Borglum
American
Sculptor
Wilhelm IIWilhelm II
German
Emperor of Germany

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
Swiss, American
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
Sherwood AndersonSherwood Anderson
American
Writer

Annie Jump CannonAnnie Jump Cannon
American
Astronomer

Walther NernstWalther Nernst
German
Physicist and Chemist
Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
Indian
Indian painter

Paul SabatierPaul Sabatier
French
Chemist
Alfonso XIII of SpainAlfonso XIII of Spain
Spanish
 

Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe
Polish
 

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
Indian
Painter
Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz

Bruno MussoliniBruno Mussolini
Aviator
Amy JohnsonAmy Johnson
British
Aviator

Ioannis MetaxasIoannis Metaxas
Greek
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Ignacy Jan PaderewskiIgnacy Jan Paderewski
Ukrainian, American
Former Prime Minister of Poland

Ernst UdetErnst Udet
German
Aviator, Officer, Actor
El LissitzkyEl Lissitzky
Russian
painter, architect, graphic designer,
James George FrazerJames George Frazer
British
Anthropologist, Writer, Historian, Mythographer

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
French
Painter, Artist

Werner MöldersWerner Mölders
German
Fighter pilot

Günther PrienGünther Prien
German
Officer, Submariner
Marina TsvetaevaMarina Tsvetaeva
Russian, Russian
Poet, Writer

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Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
American
Anthropologist, Linguist

Arthur EvansArthur Evans
British
Archaeologist

Maurice LeblancMaurice Leblanc
French
Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Chris WatsonChris Watson
Australian, Chilean
Politician, Trade unionist
Zoya KosmodemyanskayaZoya Kosmodemyanskaya
Russian, Russian
Activist

Franz von WerraFranz von Werra
Swiss, German
Fighter pilot, Aviator
Gottfried FederGottfried Feder
German
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Nigel GresleyNigel Gresley
British
Engineer

Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
American
Biologist, Zoologist, University teacher, Marine
Christian RakovskyChristian Rakovsky
Bulgarian
Military physician, Politician, Diplomat,

Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
American
Missionary
Josef JakobsJosef Jakobs
German
Double agent

Werner SombartWerner Sombart
German
Economist, Sociologist, University teacher

Elizabeth von ArnimElizabeth von Arnim
German, British
Writer, Novelist

Gus KahnGus Kahn
American
Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score

Kurt KoffkaKurt Koffka
German
Psychologist, University teacher
Maximilien LuceMaximilien Luce
French
Painter

Tullio Levi-CivitaTullio Levi-Civita
Mathematician

Alexej von JawlenskyAlexej von Jawlensky
German, Russian
painter

Frank BridgeFrank Bridge
British
Composer, Conductor, Music educator
Karin BoyeKarin Boye
Swedish
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Literary critic,

Catherine RadziwillCatherine Radziwill
Polish
Writer
Rudolf HilferdingRudolf Hilferding
Austrian, German
Economist, Politician, Writer

Hans SpemannHans Spemann
German
Embryologist

Dmitry MerezhkovskyDmitry Merezhkovsky
Russian
Novelist
Kaiser WilhelmKaiser Wilhelm
German
Statesman, King

James Allen WardJames Allen Ward
New Zealander
 
Aribert MogAribert Mog
German
Actor

George Lyman KittredgeGeorge Lyman Kittredge
American
musicologist, literary critic, journalist

Sir James George FrazerSir James George Frazer
Welsh
 
Frederick Grant BantingFrederick Grant Banting
Canadian
Medical Professional, Inventor, Doctor

Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-ErmolliEduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
Czech, Italian
Austrian general
Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly
American
 

Edward Rydz-ŚmigłyEdward Rydz-Śmigły
Polish, Ukrainian
Polish Politician

Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
French
Painter, Poet, Writer

Jiří OrtenJiří Orten
Czech
Writer, Poet