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

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
American
American playwright
Franz BoasFranz Boas
American
Anthropologist

Edith SteinEdith Stein
German
Philosopher

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
German
Political Leader
William Henry BraggWilliam Henry Bragg
British
Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
French
Physicist
Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola
Slovak
Engineer

Bruce KingsburyBruce Kingsbury
Australian
Victoria Cross Winner

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
Belarusian, Russian
Poet

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

Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic
Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
German
 

José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
Cuban
Chess Player

Grant WoodGrant Wood
American
American painter

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

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
French
Politician, Military personnel
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect

Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
Indian
Actor, Composer

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer
Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
Russian
Grand Duke of Russia

Walter SickertWalter Sickert
German
Painter
Robert BoschRobert Bosch
Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge

Robert MusilRobert Musil
Austrian
Writer, Librarian, Novelist, Playwright,
Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
Guitarist

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Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist
Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
German
 

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

William G. MorganWilliam G. Morgan
American
Inventor, Teacher, Volleyball player,

Hector GuimardHector Guimard
French
Architect
Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
Entrepreneur
Tina ModottiTina Modotti
Italian
Photographer

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
British
painter, illustrator

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

Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
American
 
Avraham SternAvraham Stern
Polish
Poet, Writer

Henri LebesgueHenri Lebesgue
French
Mathematician, Professor

Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
Austrian
conductor, composer, writer

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
Dutch
Naval Officer

Francis YounghusbandFrancis Younghusband
British
Army Officer
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

William Henry JacksonWilliam Henry Jackson
American
Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist,
Franz Walter StahleckerFranz Walter Stahlecker
German
Jurist, Lawyer

Thorvald StauningThorvald Stauning
Danish
Prime minister of Denmark

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

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
Spanish
Poet
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
Japanese
Author

Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Engineer, Audio engineer

Cecilia BeauxCecilia Beaux
American
Painter

Ralph Adams CramRalph Adams Cram
American
Architect
Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
Austrian
chemist

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
French
painter

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
American
Author

Charles Robert AshbeeCharles Robert Ashbee
British
Architect
Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
British
Physicist

Thomas MooneyThomas Mooney
American
Political leader
Henk SneevlietHenk Sneevliet
Dutch
Politician

Jimmy BlantonJimmy Blanton
American
Bassist

Vera FignerVera Figner
Russian
Revolutionary
Emma CalvéEmma Calvé
French
Operatic soprano

Valdemar PoulsenValdemar Poulsen
Danish
Engineer
Xiao HongXiao Hong
Chinese
Writer

Martha BerryMartha Berry
American
Educator

Clinton Hart MerriamClinton Hart Merriam
American
Zoologist
Lauri Kristian RelanderLauri Kristian Relander
Finnish
Member of Parliament

Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
Swiss, German
Chemist
Roberto ArltRoberto Arlt
Argentinian
Writer

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

Graham McNameeGraham McNamee
American
Radio broadcaster

Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister
Rıza NurRıza Nur
Turkish
Politician, Historian
George Adam SmithGeorge Adam Smith
British
Theologian

Alexander BeliaevAlexander Beliaev
Russian
Writer

Màrius TorresMàrius Torres
Spanish
Poet, Writer

Julio GonzálezJulio González
Spanish
sculptor, painter
Sir Flinders PetrieSir Flinders Petrie
British
Egyptologist

Sir Nevile Meyrick HendersonSir Nevile Meyrick Henderson
British
Diplomat

Alexander George SutherlandAlexander George Sutherland
British
 

Mikhail FokinMikhail Fokin
Russian
 

Albert Kahn (Architect)Albert Kahn (Architect)
American
 
Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
Latvian
Politician

William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of SelborneWilliam Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd earl of Selborne
British
Politician