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
07 March 1904, German
Nazi Official
Carole LombardCarole Lombard
06 October 1908, American
Actress

John BarrymoreJohn Barrymore
15 February 1882, American
Actor

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
03 July 1878, American
American playwright

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
30 November 1874, Canadian
Author

Franz BoasFranz Boas
09 July 1858, American
Anthropologist
Edith SteinEdith Stein
12 October 1891, German
Philosopher

William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
02 July 1862, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
30 September 1870, French
Physicist

Bruce KingsburyBruce Kingsbury
08 January 1918, Australian
Victoria Cross Winner
Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola
10 May 1859, Slovak
Engineer

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
07 July 1882, Belarusian, Russian
Poet
Ludvig PuuseppLudvig Puusepp
1875 AD, Estonian
Estonian surgeon,researcher and the world's first

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881, Austrian, British
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Playwright, Poet,

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
13 June 1884, German
Politician
Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
14 March 1920, German
 

Grant WoodGrant Wood
13 February 1891, American
American painter
José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
19 November 1888, Cuban
Chess Player

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22 July 1878, Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
07 August 1881, French
Politician, Military personnel
Hans-Joachim MarseilleHans-Joachim Marseille
13 December 1919, German
Aviator, Military personnel

Walter SickertWalter Sickert
31 May 1860, German
Painter
Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
29 December 1900, Indian
Actor, Composer

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
08 October 1884, German
Officer

Robert BoschRobert Bosch
23 September 1861, Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan

Fritz TodtFritz Todt
04 September 1891, German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect
Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
18 September 1891, Russian
Grand Duke of Russia
Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
1916 AD
Guitarist

Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
08 November 1869, American
Lawyer, Judge

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Robert MusilRobert Musil
06 November 1880, Austrian
Writer, Librarian, Novelist, Playwright,

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
18 June 1862, American
Writer

Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
08 January 1925, German
 

William G. MorganWilliam G. Morgan
23 January 1870, American
Inventor, Teacher, Volleyball player,

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Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
09 October 1858
Entrepreneur
Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
12 July 1892, Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic

Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
09 March 1858, American
 
Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
17 December 1905, Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet

Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
14 October 1871, Austrian
conductor, composer, writer

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
22 June 1903, British
painter, illustrator
Henri LebesgueHenri Lebesgue
28 June 1875, French
Mathematician, Professor

Hector GuimardHector Guimard
10 March 1867, French
Architect
William Henry JacksonWilliam Henry Jackson
04 April 1843, American
Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist,

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907, Polish
Poet, Writer

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
08 November 1868, German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

Franz Walter StahleckerFranz Walter Stahlecker
10 October 1900, German
Jurist, Lawyer

Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
08 June 1868, American
Architect
Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
08 June 1894, Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
29 June 1903, British
Engineer, Audio engineer

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
03 September 1865, French
painter

Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
1904 AD, Austrian
chemist
Lauri Kristian RelanderLauri Kristian Relander
31 May 1883, Finnish
Member of Parliament

Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
13 August 1872, Swiss, German
Chemist
Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
28 July 1874, American
Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer

Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
27 March 1850, Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Rıza NurRıza Nur
30 August 1879, Turkish
Politician, Historian
George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
19 October 1856, British
Theologian

Alexander BeliaevAlexander Beliaev
16 March 1884, Russian
Writer
Julio GonzálezJulio González
21 September 1876, Spanish
sculptor, painter

Màrius TorresMàrius Torres
30 August 1910, Spanish
Poet, Writer

Mikhail FokinMikhail Fokin
23 April 1880, Russian
 
Alexander George SutherlandAlexander George Sutherland
25 March 1862, British
 

Albert Kahn (Architect)Albert Kahn (Architect)
21 March 1869, American
 
Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
04 September 1877, Latvian
Politician