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
(Poet and Author)

07 May 1861

Indian

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
(Novelist)

25 January 1882

British

James JoyceJames Joyce
(Writer)

02 February 1882

Irish

Lou GehrigLou Gehrig
(Baseball Player)

19 June 1903

American

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

22 February 1857

British

Louis BrandeisLouis Brandeis
(Former Lawyer & US Supreme Court Associate Justice)

13 November 1856

American

Frederick BantingFrederick Banting
(Discoverer of Insulin)

14 November 1891

Canadian

Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
(Philosopher and Writer)

18 October 1859

French

Wilhelm IIWilhelm II
(Emperor of Germany)

27 January 1859

German

Gutzon BorglumGutzon Borglum
(Sculptor)

25 March 1867

American

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
(Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company)

25 December 1878

Swiss,American

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
(Poet)

17 February 1864

Australian

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Sherwood AndersonSherwood Anderson
(Writer)

13 September 1876

American

Annie Jump CannonAnnie Jump Cannon
(Astronomer)

11 December 1863

American

Walther NernstWalther Nernst
(Physicist and Chemist)

25 June 1864

German

Amrita ShergilAmrita Shergil
(Indian painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

Paul SabatierPaul Sabatier
(Chemist)

05 November 1854

French

Alfonso XIII of SpainAlfonso XIII of Spain

17 May 1886

Spanish

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Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe

08 January 1894

Polish

Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
(Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician)

20 October 1890

American

Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
(Painter)

30 January 1913

Indian

Amy JohnsonAmy Johnson
(Aviator)

01 July 1903

British

Ignacy Jan PaderewskiIgnacy Jan Paderewski
(Former Prime Minister of Poland)

06 November 1860

Ukrainian,American

Ioannis MetaxasIoannis Metaxas
(Politician, Officer, Military personnel)

12 April 1871

Greek

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Ernst UdetErnst Udet
(Aviator, Officer, Actor)

26 April 1896

German

Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(Biologist, Zoologist, University teacher, Marine biologist)

14 August 1883

American

El LissitzkyEl Lissitzky
(painter, architect, graphic designer, photographer,artist, type designer)

22 November 1890

Russian

Bruno MussoliniBruno Mussolini
(Aviator)

22 April 1918

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
(Painter, Artist)

12 April 1885

French

Werner MöldersWerner Mölders
(Fighter pilot)

18 March 1913

German

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James George FrazerJames George Frazer
(Anthropologist, Writer, Historian, Mythographer)

01 January 1854

British

Günther PrienGünther Prien
(Officer, Submariner)

16 January 1908

German

Marina TsvetaevaMarina Tsvetaeva
(Poet, Writer)

28 May 1892

Russian,Russian

Arthur EvansArthur Evans
(Archaeologist)

08 July 1851

British

Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
(Anthropologist, Linguist)

24 April 1897

American

Minnie VautrinMinnie Vautrin
(Missionary)

27 September 1886

American

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Gottfried FederGottfried Feder
(Economist, Politician, University teacher)

27 January 1883

German

Franz von WerraFranz von Werra
(Fighter pilot, Aviator)

13 July 1914

Swiss,German

Zoya KosmodemyanskayaZoya Kosmodemyanskaya
(Activist)

13 September 1923

Russian,Russian

Maurice LeblancMaurice Leblanc
(Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

11 November 1864

French

Werner SombartWerner Sombart
(Economist, Sociologist, University teacher)

19 January 1863

German

Christian RakovskyChristian Rakovsky
(Military physician, Politician, Diplomat, Journalist, Writer, Physician, Lawyer)

13 August 1873

Bulgarian

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Nigel GresleyNigel Gresley
(Engineer)

19 June 1876

British

Chris WatsonChris Watson
(Politician, Trade unionist)

09 April 1867

Australian,Chilean

Josef JakobsJosef Jakobs
(Double agent)

30 June 1898

German

Alexej von JawlenskyAlexej von Jawlensky
(painter)

13 March 1864

German,Russian

Gus KahnGus Kahn
(Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Film score composer)

06 November 1886

American

Kurt KoffkaKurt Koffka
(Psychologist, University teacher)

18 March 1886

German

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Tullio Levi-CivitaTullio Levi-Civita
(Mathematician)

29 March 1873

Frank BridgeFrank Bridge
(Composer, Conductor, Music educator)

26 February 1879

British

Elizabeth von ArnimElizabeth von Arnim
(Writer, Novelist)

31 August 1866

German,British

Rudolf HilferdingRudolf Hilferding
(Economist, Politician, Writer)

10 August 1877

Austrian,German

Kaiser WilhelmKaiser Wilhelm
(Statesman, King)

27 January 1859

German

Catherine RadziwillCatherine Radziwill
(Writer)

30 March 1858

Polish

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Dmitry MerezhkovskyDmitry Merezhkovsky
(Novelist)

02 August 1865

Russian

Maximilien LuceMaximilien Luce
(Painter)

13 March 1858

French

Karin BoyeKarin Boye
(Writer, Poet, Novelist, Literary critic, Translator, Science fiction writer)

26 October 1900

Swedish

Hans SpemannHans Spemann
(Embryologist)

27 June 1869

German

James Allen WardJames Allen Ward

14 June 1919

New Zealander

Aribert MogAribert Mog
(Actor)

03 August 1904

German

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George Lyman KittredgeGeorge Lyman Kittredge
(musicologist, literary critic, journalist)

28 February 1860

American

Sir James George FrazerSir James George Frazer

01 January 1854

Welsh

Frederick Grant BantingFrederick Grant Banting
(Medical Professional, Inventor, Doctor)

1891 AD

Canadian

Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-ErmolliEduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli
(Austrian general)

12 February 1856

Czech,Italian

Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly

1893 AD

American

Edward Rydz-ŚmigłyEdward Rydz-Śmigły
(Polish Politician)

11 March 1886

Polish,Ukrainian

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Émile BernardÉmile Bernard
(Painter, Poet, Writer)

28 April 1868

French

Jiří OrtenJiří Orten
(Writer, Poet)

30 August 1919

Czech