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
Carole LombardCarole Lombard
American
Actress

John BarrymoreJohn Barrymore
American
Actor

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
Canadian
Author

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
Austrian
Novelist

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
German
Political Leader
Franz BoasFranz Boas
American
Anthropologist

Edith SteinEdith Stein
German
Philosopher

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

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

Grant WoodGrant Wood
American
American painter

Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
Indian
Actor, Composer

Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
German
 
Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
Russian
Grand Duke of Russia

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
French
Politician, Military personnel
Jamnalal BajajJamnalal Bajaj
Indian
Businessperson

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

Hans-Joachim MarseilleHans-Joachim Marseille
German
Aviator, Military personnel
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect

William G. MorganWilliam G. Morgan
American
Inventor, Teacher, Volleyball player,
Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
Guitarist
Walter SickertWalter Sickert
German
Painter

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Robert BoschRobert Bosch
Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Sir Flinders PetrieSir Flinders Petrie
British
Egyptologist

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge

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

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer
Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
German
 
Carola NeherCarola Neher
German
Actress

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
Italian
Photographer

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
British
painter, illustrator

Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic
Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
American
 

Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet

Albert Kahn (Architect)Albert Kahn (Architect)
German, American
Architect

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
Polish
Poet, Writer

Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
Entrepreneur
Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
Dutch
Naval Officer

Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
Japanese
Author
Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
American
Architect

Hector GuimardHector Guimard
French
Architect

Franz Walter StahleckerFranz Walter Stahlecker
German
Jurist, Lawyer
Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
Latvian
Politician

Henk SneevlietHenk Sneevliet
Dutch
Politician
Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
Austrian
Composer

George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
British, American
Jurist

Francis YounghusbandFrancis Younghusband
British
Army Officer

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
Spanish
Poet

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University
Michel FokineMichel Fokine
American, Russian
Choreographer

Sir Nevile Meyrick HendersonSir Nevile Meyrick Henderson
British
Diplomat

Thorvald StauningThorvald Stauning
Danish
Prime minister of Denmark

William Henry JacksonWilliam Henry Jackson
American
Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist,
Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
Austrian
chemist

Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor
Cecilia BeauxCecilia Beaux
American
Painter

Louis Franchet d'EspèreyLouis Franchet d'Espèrey
French
Marshal

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
French
painter
Vera FignerVera Figner
Russian
Revolutionary

Bernard NatanBernard Natan
French, Romanian
Director
Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Engineer, Audio engineer

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
American
Author

Xiao HongXiao Hong
Chinese
Writer
Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Charles Robert AshbeeCharles Robert Ashbee
British
Architect
Thomas MooneyThomas Mooney
American
Political leader

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
American
Writer

Germaine DulacGermaine Dulac
French
Director

Ralph Adams CramRalph Adams Cram
American
Architect
Joseph SchmidtJoseph Schmidt
German, Romanian
Tenor
Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
Irish
Physicist

Jimmy BlantonJimmy Blanton
American
Bassist

Alexander BeliaevAlexander Beliaev
Russian
Writer

Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
American
Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer
Felix WeingartnerFelix Weingartner
Austrian
Conductor

Martha BerryMartha Berry
American
Educator

Emma CalvéEmma Calvé
French
Operatic soprano

Julio GonzálezJulio González
Spanish
sculptor, painter

James CruzeJames Cruze
American
Film Actor
Valdemar PoulsenValdemar Poulsen
Danish
Engineer

H. A. BrendekildeH. A. Brendekilde
Danish
Painter
Leopold BerchtoldLeopold Berchtold
Austrian, Hungarian
Politician

Roberto ArltRoberto Arlt
Argentinian
Writer
Clinton Hart MerriamClinton Hart Merriam
American
Zoologist
Nikola VaptsarovNikola Vaptsarov
Bulgarian
Poet