Famous People Who Died In 1942

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1942. This list includes people like Reinhard Heydrich, Carole Lombard, John Barrymore, George M. Cohan, Lucy Maud Montgomery and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, soldiers, political leaders and poets who died in 1942. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Austria & United Kingdom and many more countries.

Reinhard HeydrichReinhard Heydrich
German
Nazi Official
John BarrymoreJohn Barrymore
American
Actor

Carole LombardCarole Lombard
American
Actress

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
Canadian
Author

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
Austrian
Novelist

Franz BoasFranz Boas
American
Anthropologist
Edith SteinEdith Stein
German
Philosopher

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
German
Political Leader

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
American
American playwright
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
French
Physicist
Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
Belarusian, Russian
Poet

Bruce KingsburyBruce Kingsbury
Australian
Victoria Cross Winner

Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola
Slovak
Engineer

Ludvig PuuseppLudvig Puusepp
Estonian
Estonian surgeon,researcher and the world's first

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and StrathearnPrince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
British
Military officer
José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
Cuban
Chess Player

Grant WoodGrant Wood
American
American painter

Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
Indian
Actor, Composer

Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
German
 
Jamnalal BajajJamnalal Bajaj
Indian
Businessperson

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Hans-Joachim MarseilleHans-Joachim Marseille
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
Russian
Grand Duke of Russia

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
French
Politician, Military personnel
Robert BoschRobert Bosch
Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan

Fritz TodtFritz Todt
German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect
Walter SickertWalter Sickert
German
Painter

Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist

Alexander George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
British, American
Jurist
Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
Guitarist

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Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer

Robert MusilRobert Musil
Austrian
Writer, Librarian, Novelist, Playwright,

Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
German
 

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge
William G. MorganWilliam G. Morgan
American
Inventor, Teacher, Volleyball player,
Tina ModottiTina Modotti
Italian
Photographer

Emil von SauerEmil von Sauer
German
Composer

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
British
painter, illustrator

Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic
Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
Entrepreneur

Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
American
 

Carola NeherCarola Neher
German
Actress

Hector GuimardHector Guimard
French
Architect

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
Polish
Poet, Writer
Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet

Cecilia BeauxCecilia Beaux
American
Painter
Franz Walter StahleckerFranz Walter Stahlecker
German
Jurist, Lawyer

Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
Latvian
Politician

Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
Austrian
Composer
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
Japanese
Author

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University
Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
Dutch
Naval Officer

Francis YounghusbandFrancis Younghusband
British
Army Officer

William Henry JacksonWilliam Henry Jackson
American
Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist,

Henk SneevlietHenk Sneevliet
Dutch
Politician

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
Spanish
Poet
Michel FokineMichel Fokine
American, Russian
Choreographer

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
French
painter

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
American
Author

Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
American
Architect
Thorvald StauningThorvald Stauning
Danish
Prime minister of Denmark

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Engineer, Audio engineer
Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor

Ralph Adams CramRalph Adams Cram
American
Architect

Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
Austrian
chemist
Xiao HongXiao Hong
Chinese
Writer

Vera FignerVera Figner
Russian
Revolutionary
Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
Irish
Physicist

Charles Robert AshbeeCharles Robert Ashbee
British
Architect

Jimmy BlantonJimmy Blanton
American
Bassist
Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
American
Writer

Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
Swiss, German
Chemist
Thomas MooneyThomas Mooney
American
Political leader

Joseph SchmidtJoseph Schmidt
German, Romanian
Tenor

Roberto ArltRoberto Arlt
Argentinian
Writer

Martha BerryMartha Berry
American
Educator
Felix WeingartnerFelix Weingartner
Austrian
Conductor
Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
American
Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer

Clinton Hart MerriamClinton Hart Merriam
American
Zoologist

Emma CalvéEmma Calvé
French
Operatic soprano

Valdemar PoulsenValdemar Poulsen
Danish
Engineer
Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Lawrence Joseph HendersonLawrence Joseph Henderson
American
Physiologist

Marcelo Torcuato de AlvearMarcelo Torcuato de Alvear
Argentinian
Politician

Lauri Kristian RelanderLauri Kristian Relander
Finnish
Member of Parliament

Leopold BerchtoldLeopold Berchtold
Austrian, Hungarian
Politician
Léon DaudetLéon Daudet
French
Journalist

George Andrew ReisnerGeorge Andrew Reisner
American
Archaeologist
James CruzeJames Cruze
American
Film Actor

Rıza NurRıza Nur
Turkish
Politician, Historian
Arthur Heygate MackmurdoArthur Heygate Mackmurdo
British
Architect
Zsigmond MóriczZsigmond Móricz
Hungarian
Novelist