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.

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 Reinhard Heydrich

Reinhard Heydrich.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nazi Official
Birthdate: March 7, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halle
Died: June 4
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.
Died: January 16

 3 John Barrymore

John Barrymore.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: May 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 George M. Cohan

George M. Cohan.
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Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: July 3, 1878
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: November 5

 5 Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clifton, Prince Edward Island
Died: April 24

 6 Stefan Zweig

Stefan Zweig.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 22

 7 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: May 1, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, England
Died: January 16
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 8 Edith Stein

Edith Stein.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: August 9

 9 Deenanath Mangeshkar

Deenanath Mangeshkar
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor, Composer
Birthdate: December 29, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mangeshi village
Died: April 24

 10 Anton Drexler

Anton Drexler.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: June 13, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: February 24

 11 José Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Player
Birthdate: November 19, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: March 8

 12 Franz Boas

Franz Boas.
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: July 9, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minden, Westphalia, Germany
Died: December 21

 13 Chen Duxiu

Chen Duxiu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Birthdate: October 8, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Q9328148
Died: May 27

 14 Grant Wood

Grant Wood
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Famous As: American painter
Birthdate: February 13, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Anamosa
Died: February 13

 15 Jamnalal Bajaj

Jamnalal Bajaj
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: November 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sikar, India
Died: February 11

 16 Heinz Hitler

Heinz Hitler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 14, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Weimar Republic
Died: February 21

 17 Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia

Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Grand Duke of Russia
Birthdate: September 18, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 5

 18 François Darlan

François Darlan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: August 7, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nérac
Died: December 24

 19 Fritz Todt

Fritz Todt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect
Birthdate: September 4, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pforzheim
Died: February 8

 20 Hans-Joachim Marseille

Hans-Joachim Marseille
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Military personnel
Birthdate: December 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charlottenburg
Died: September 30

 21 Sabina Spielrein

Sabina Spielrein
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Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: October 25, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russian Empire
Died: August 11

 22 Janusz Korczak

Janusz Korczak
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Birthdate: July 22, 1878
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: August 5

 23 Walter Sickert

Walter Sickert
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 31, 1860
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich
Died: January 22

 24 Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Birthdate: September 23, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Felkirchen
Died: March 12

 25 Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia

Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 7, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: December 8

 26 Walther von Reichenau

Walther von Reichenau
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: October 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: January 17

 27 Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Joseph Franklin Rutherford
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Lawyer, Judge
Birthdate: November 8, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Morgan County
Died: January 8

 28 Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta

Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: October 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: March 3

 29 Charlie Christian

Charlie Christian
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: July 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bonham, Texas, United States
Died: March 2

 30 Robert Musil

Robert Musil
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Librarian, Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Essayist
Birthdate: November 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Klagenfurt
Died: April 15

 31 Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: September 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: April 16

 32 William G. Morgan

William G. Morgan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: January 23, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
Died: December 27

 33 Albert Kahn (Architect)

Albert Kahn (Architect)
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rhaunen, Germany
Died: December 8

 34 Tina Modotti

Tina Modotti
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Udine, Italy
Died: January 5

 35 Séraphine Louis

Séraphine Louis
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Famous As: painter
Birthdate: September 3, 1865
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arsy
Died: December 11

 36 Lucy Parsons

Lucy Parsons
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1851 AD
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: March 7

 37 Carola Neher

Carola Neher
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: June 26

 38 Sir Flinders Petrie

Sir Flinders Petrie
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Famous As: Egyptologist
Birthdate: June 3, 1853
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 28

 39 Irene Nemirovsky

Irene Nemirovsky
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire
Died: August 17

 40 Gerard Philips

Gerard Philips
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: October 9, 1858
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zaltbommel
Died: January 26

 41 Avraham Stern

Avraham Stern
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: December 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Suwałki
Died: February 12

 42 Henk Sneevliet

Henk Sneevliet
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 13, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: April 13

 43 Eric Ravilious

Eric Ravilious
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: painter, illustrator
Birthdate: June 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Acton, London
Died: September 2

 44 Bruno Schulz

Bruno Schulz
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 12, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Drohobych, Ukraine
Died: November 19

 45 Helmuth Hübener

Helmuth Hübener
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: October 27

 46 Ivan Bilibin

Ivan Bilibin
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: August 16, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 7

 47 William Henry Bragg

William Henry Bragg.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Physics
Birthdate: July 2, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wigton
Died: March 10

 48 Franz Walter Stahlecker

Franz Walter Stahlecker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Jurist, Lawyer
Birthdate: October 10, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sternenfels
Died: March 23

 49 Annemarie Schwarzenbach

Annemarie Schwarzenbach
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: November 15

 50 Karel Doorman

Karel Doorman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: April 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: February 28