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

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
American
American playwright

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
Canadian
Author

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
Austrian
Novelist
Edith SteinEdith Stein
German
Philosopher

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
German
Political Leader

Franz BoasFranz Boas
American
Anthropologist
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
French
Physicist
Bruce KingsburyBruce Kingsbury
Australian
Victoria Cross Winner

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
Belarusian, Russian
Poet

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

Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
German
 

Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
German
 

Grant WoodGrant Wood
American
American painter
Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
Indian
Actor, Composer

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
French
Politician, Military personnel

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

Fritz TodtFritz Todt
German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect
Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist

Walter SickertWalter Sickert
German
Painter

Robert BoschRobert Bosch
Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge

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Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
Guitarist
Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
Italian
Photographer

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

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
British
painter, illustrator
Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
Entrepreneur
Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic

Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
American
 

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
Polish
Poet, Writer

Francis YounghusbandFrancis Younghusband
British
Army Officer
William G. MorganWilliam G. Morgan
American
Inventor, Teacher, Volleyball player,

Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
Latvian
Politician

Hector GuimardHector Guimard
French
Architect

Cecilia BeauxCecilia Beaux
American
Painter

Franz Walter StahleckerFranz Walter Stahlecker
German
Jurist, Lawyer
Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet

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

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
Dutch
Naval Officer

Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
American
Architect
Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
American
Writer

Alexander George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
British, American
Jurist
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

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

Henk SneevlietHenk Sneevliet
Dutch
Politician

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Engineer, Audio engineer

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
French
painter
Michel FokineMichel Fokine
American, Russian
Choreographer

Thorvald StauningThorvald Stauning
Danish
Prime minister of Denmark

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
Spanish
Poet

Ralph Adams CramRalph Adams Cram
American
Architect
Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
American
Author

Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor
Thomas MooneyThomas Mooney
American
Political leader

Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
Austrian
chemist

Vera FignerVera Figner
Russian
Revolutionary
Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
Irish
Physicist

Jimmy BlantonJimmy Blanton
American
Bassist
Emil von SauerEmil von Sauer
German
Composer

Emma CalvéEmma Calvé
French
Operatic soprano

Charles Robert AshbeeCharles Robert Ashbee
British
Architect
Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
Swiss, German
Chemist

Xiao HongXiao Hong
Chinese
Writer
Felix WeingartnerFelix Weingartner
Austrian
Conductor

Clinton Hart MerriamClinton Hart Merriam
American
Zoologist

Roberto ArltRoberto Arlt
Argentinian
Writer

Valdemar PoulsenValdemar Poulsen
Danish
Engineer
Martha BerryMartha Berry
American
Educator
George Andrew ReisnerGeorge Andrew Reisner
American
Archaeologist

Otis SkinnerOtis Skinner
American
Actor

Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
American
Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer

Léon DaudetLéon Daudet
French
Journalist
Lawrence Joseph HendersonLawrence Joseph Henderson
American
Physiologist

Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

Lauri Kristian RelanderLauri Kristian Relander
Finnish
Member of Parliament

Leopold BerchtoldLeopold Berchtold
Austrian, Hungarian
Politician

James CruzeJames Cruze
American
Film Actor
Marcelo Torcuato de AlvearMarcelo Torcuato de Alvear
Argentinian
Politician

Rıza NurRıza Nur
Turkish
Politician, Historian
George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
British
Theologian

Graham McNameeGraham McNamee
American
Radio broadcaster
Zsigmond MóriczZsigmond Móricz
Hungarian
Novelist
Hannah G. SolomonHannah G. Solomon
American
Social Reformer