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 Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore.
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Kolkata, West Bengal, India)
Died: August 7

 2 Wilhelm II

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Famous As: Emperor of Germany
Birthdate: January 27, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kronprinzenpalais
Died: June 4

 3 Virginia Woolf

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

 4 Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: June 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yorkville, New York City, New York
Died: June 2

 5 James Joyce

James Joyce.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rathgar, Dublin
Died: January 13

 6 Alfonso XIII of Spain

Alfonso XIII of Spain.
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Famous As: King of Spain
Birthdate: May 17, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: February 28

 7 Maximilian Kolbe

Maximilian Kolbe.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Friar
Birthdate: January 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zdunska Wola, Poland
Died: August 14
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 8 Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

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

 9 Gus Kahn

Gus Kahn
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score composer
Birthdate: November 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Koblenz
Died: October 8

 10 Emanuel Lasker

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

 11 Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson.
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Famous As: Philosopher and Writer
Birthdate: October 18, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: January 4

 12 Maurice Leblanc

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

 13 Gutzon Borglum

Gutzon Borglum.
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: March 25, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Charles, Idaho, United States
Died: March 6

 14 Frederick Banting

Frederick Banting.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Discoverer of Insulin
Birthdate: November 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alliston, Ontario, Canada
Died: February 21

 15 Louis Brandeis

Louis Brandeis.
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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

 16 Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson.
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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

 17 Amrita Shergil

Amrita Shergil.
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Famous As: Indian painter
Birthdate: January 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 5

 18 Sherwood Anderson

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

 19 Jelly Roll Morton

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

 20 Banjo Paterson

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

 21 Ioannis Metaxas

Ioannis Metaxas
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: April 12, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kefalonia
Died: January 29

 22 Bruno Mussolini

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

 23 Louis Chevrolet

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

 24 Prajadhipok

Prajadhipok
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: November 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Siam, Thailand
Died: May 30

 25 Abe Reles

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

 26 Ernst Udet

Ernst Udet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: April 26, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: November 17

 27 Günther Prien

Günther Prien
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Submariner
Birthdate: January 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Osterfeld
Died: March 8

 28 Ignacy Jan Paderewski

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

 29 Werner Mölders

Werner Mölders
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Fighter pilot
Birthdate: March 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen
Died: November 22

 30 Robert Delaunay

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

 31 Marina Tsvetaeva

Marina Tsvetaeva
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: May 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: August 31

 32 El Lissitzky

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

 33 Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

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

 34 James George Frazer

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

 35 Arthur Evans

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

 36 Chris Watson

Chris Watson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 9, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Valparaíso, Chile
Died: November 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 Annie Jump Cannon

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

 38 Edward Rydz-Śmigły

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

 39 Benjamin Lee Whorf

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

 40 Nigel Gresley

Nigel Gresley
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: April 5

 41 Pál Teleki

Pál Teleki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime minister
Birthdate: November 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 3

 42 Karin Boye

Karin Boye
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Poet, Novelist, Literary critic, Translator, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: October 26, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg
Died: April 24

 43 Gottfried Feder

Gottfried Feder
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist, Politician, University teacher
Birthdate: January 27, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Würzburg
Died: September 24

 44 Ernest Everett Just

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

 45 Franz von Werra

Franz von Werra
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Fighter pilot, Aviator
Birthdate: July 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leuk
Died: October 25

 46 Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 6, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Died: June 15

 47 William Gibbs McAdoo

William Gibbs McAdoo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 31, 1863
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, U.S
Died: February 1

 48 Sir Hugh Walpole

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

 49 Minnie Vautrin

Minnie Vautrin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: September 27, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Secor
Died: May 14

 50 Elizabeth von Arnim

Elizabeth von Arnim
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist
Birthdate: August 31, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New South Wales
Died: February 9