Famous People Who Died In 1941

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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.
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 1 
Virginia Woolf
(One of the Most Important Modernist 20th-Century Authors)
Virginia Woolf
64
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 28
Rabindranath Tagore
65
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7
 3 
Lou Gehrig
(One of the Most Durable Players in American Professional Baseball and One of its Great Hitters)
Lou Gehrig
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yorkville, New York, United States
Died: June 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
James Joyce
(One of the Most Influential Writers of the 20th Century)
James Joyce
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rathgar, Ireland
Died: January 13
 5 
Wilhelm II
(German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888 - 1918))
Wilhelm II
22
Birthdate: January 27, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 4
 6 
Frederick Banting
(Co-Discoverer of Insulin)
Frederick Banting
8
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, New Tecumseth, Canada
Died: February 21
 7 
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
(First Chief Scout of the World-Renowned Scout Movement.)
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: January 8
 8 
Maximilian Kolbe
(Polish Catholic Priest and Conventual Franciscan Friar)
Maximilian Kolbe
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zduńska Wola, Poland
Died: August 14
 9 
Amrita Shergil
(Greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century)
Amrita Shergil
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 5
 10 
Banjo Paterson
17
Birthdate: February 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange
Died: February 5
 11 
Amy Johnson
(Aviator)
Amy Johnson
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: January 5
 12 
Louis Chevrolet
(Race Car Driver and Co-Founder of the ‘Chevrolet Motor Car Company’ and ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’)
Louis Chevrolet
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: June 6
 13 
Louis Brandeis
(Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice)
Louis Brandeis
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 13, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 5
 14 
Henri Bergson
(French Philosopher and Winner of the 1927 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Henri Bergson
2
Birthdate: October 18, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 4
 15 
Jelly Roll Morton
(Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician)
Jelly Roll Morton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gulfport
Died: July 10
 16 
Sherwood Anderson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: March 8
 17 
Annie Jump Cannon
(Astronomer)
Annie Jump Cannon
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dover
Died: April 13
 18 
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
(Former Prime Minister of Poland, Pianist)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kurylivka, Ukraine
Died: June 29
 19 
Ernest Everett Just
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 14, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: October 27
 20 
Bruno Mussolini
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan
Died: August 7
 21 
Maurice Leblanc
(French Novelist Known as the Creator of the Fictional Gentleman Thief and Detective ‘Arsène Lupin')
Maurice Leblanc
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: November 6
 22 
Edward Rydz-Śmigły
(Commander-In-Chief and Inspector General of the Polish Armed Forces (1935 - 1939))
Edward Rydz-Śmigły
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berezhany, Ukraine
Died: December 2
 23 
Abe Reles
(Mobster)
Abe Reles
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 12
 24 
James George Frazer
(Anthropologist, Writer, Historian, Mythographer)
James George Frazer
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: May 7
 25 
Isaac C. Kidd
(Military officer)
Isaac C. Kidd
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: December 7
 26 
Walther Nernst
(Physicist and Chemist)
Walther Nernst
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 25, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wąbrzeźno
Died: November 18
 27 
Robert Delaunay
1
Birthdate: April 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 25
 28 
Hugh Walpole
(British Novelist)
Hugh Walpole
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 13, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: June 1
 29 
Kurt Koffka
(Psychologist, University teacher)
Kurt Koffka
1
Birthdate: March 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: November 22
 30 
Arthur Evans
(Archaeologist)
Arthur Evans
0
Birthdate: July 8, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nash Mills, England
Died: July 11
 31 
Prajadhipok
(Monarch)
Prajadhipok
3
Birthdate: November 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Siam, Thailand
Died: May 30
 32 
Émile Nelligan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: November 18
 33 
Tullio Levi-Civita
(Mathematician)
Tullio Levi-Civita
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 29, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Padua
Died: December 29
 34 
Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
(Resistance fighter)
Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Osino-Gay, Russia
Died: November 29
 35 
Frank Bridge
(Composer, Conductor, Music educator)
Frank Bridge
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brighton
Died: January 10
 36 
Helen Morgan
(Actress)
Helen Morgan
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, United States
Died: October 9
 37 
Lancelot Holland
(Military personnel)
Lancelot Holland
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Middleton Cheney, Banbury, England
Died: May 24
 38 
Werner Sombart
(German Economist and Sociologist Known for Coining the Term ‘Late Capitalism')
Werner Sombart
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ermsleben, Falkenstein, Germany
Died: May 18
 39 
Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
(Austrian general during World War I who rose to the rank of field marshal in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 12, 1856
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ancona, Italy
Died: December 9
 40 
John Lavery
(Painter)
John Lavery
0
Birthdate: March 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: January 10
 41 
Henri Lebesgue
(Mathematician)
Henri Lebesgue
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 28, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beauvais, France
Died: July 26
 42 
Elizabeth von Arnim
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirribilli Point, Australia
Died: February 9
 43 
William Gibbs McAdoo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, U.S
Died: February 1
 44 
Edwin S. Porter
(Pioneering Filmmaker of the Early 1900s)
Edwin S. Porter
1
Birthdate: April 21, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 30
 45 
Jock Lewes
(Military personnel)
Jock Lewes
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata Calcutta, Bengal, British India
Died: December 31
 46 
Tom Phillips
(Military officer)
Tom Phillips
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, England
Died: December 10
 47 
Marie Julie Jahenny
(The mystic of La Fraudais)
Marie Julie Jahenny
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blain, France
Died: March 4
 48 
John Leach
(Military personnel)
John Leach
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 10
 49 
Émile Bernard
(Post-Impressionist painter, Writer)
Émile Bernard
0
Birthdate: April 28, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: April 16
 50 
Harry M. Daugherty
(Attorney General)
Harry M. Daugherty
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington Court House, Ohio, United States
Died: October 21