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

Bruce KingsburyBruce Kingsbury
Australian
Victoria Cross Winner
Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola
Slovak
Engineer

Yanka KupalaYanka Kupala
Belarusian, Russian
Poet

Ludvig PuuseppLudvig Puusepp
Estonian
Estonian surgeon,researcher and the world's first
Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
Indian
Actor, Composer

Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
German
 
Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
Cuban
Chess Player

Grant WoodGrant Wood
American
American painter
François DarlanFrançois Darlan
French
Politician, Military personnel

Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
Russian
Grand Duke of Russia
Walter SickertWalter Sickert
German
Painter

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer

Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
German
 

Hans-Joachim MarseilleHans-Joachim Marseille
German
Aviator, Military personnel
Robert BoschRobert Bosch
Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Fritz TodtFritz Todt
German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect

Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

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

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Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist

Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
Italian
Photographer

William G. MorganWilliam G. Morgan
American
Inventor, Teacher, Volleyball player,
Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
Entrepreneur

Henri LebesgueHenri Lebesgue
French
Mathematician, Professor
Hector GuimardHector Guimard
French
Architect

Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
American
 

Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet
Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
Austrian
conductor, composer, writer

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
British
painter, illustrator
Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
Dutch
Naval Officer

Francis YounghusbandFrancis Younghusband
British
Army Officer

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
Polish
Poet, Writer

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

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
Spanish
Poet

Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
American
Architect

Thorvald StauningThorvald Stauning
Danish
Prime minister of Denmark
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
Japanese
Author

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
American
Writer
Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Engineer, Audio engineer

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
French
painter
Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
British
Physicist

Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
Austrian
chemist
Lauri Kristian RelanderLauri Kristian Relander
Finnish
Member of Parliament

Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
Swiss, German
Chemist

Alice Duer MillerAlice Duer Miller
American
Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer
Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister

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

Alexander BeliaevAlexander Beliaev
Russian
Writer

Sir Flinders PetrieSir Flinders Petrie
British
Egyptologist

Màrius TorresMàrius Torres
Spanish
Poet, Writer
Julio GonzálezJulio González
Spanish
sculptor, painter
Mikhail FokinMikhail Fokin
Russian
 

Alexander George SutherlandAlexander George Sutherland
British
 

Albert Kahn (Architect)Albert Kahn (Architect)
American
 

Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
Latvian
Politician