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

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
German
Political Leader
George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
American
American playwright

Franz BoasFranz Boas
American
Anthropologist

Edith SteinEdith Stein
German
Philosopher
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

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and StrathearnPrince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
British
Military officer
José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
Cuban
Chess Player

Grant WoodGrant Wood
American
American painter

Heinz HitlerHeinz Hitler
German
 

Deenanath MangeshkarDeenanath Mangeshkar
Indian
Actor, Composer
Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
Polish
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

François DarlanFrançois Darlan
French
Politician, Military personnel
Hans-Joachim MarseilleHans-Joachim Marseille
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Fritz TodtFritz Todt
German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer
Walter SickertWalter Sickert
German
Painter

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
Journalist

Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia
Russian
Grand Duke of Russia

Charlie ChristianCharlie Christian
Guitarist
Robert BoschRobert Bosch
Austrian, German
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan

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Joseph Franklin RutherfordJoseph Franklin Rutherford
American
Lawyer, Judge
Robert MusilRobert Musil
Austrian
Writer, Librarian, Novelist, Playwright,

Eric RaviliousEric Ravilious
British
painter, illustrator

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

Gerard PhilipsGerard Philips
Entrepreneur
Helmuth HübenerHelmuth Hübener
German
 
Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
Austrian, Polish
Writer, Painter, Literary critic

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
Italian
Photographer

Hector GuimardHector Guimard
French
Architect

Daniil KharmsDaniil Kharms
Russian
writer, playwright, children's writer, poet
Avraham SternAvraham Stern
Polish
Poet, Writer

Carolyn WellsCarolyn Wells
American
Writer

Gustav StickleyGustav Stickley
American
 

Karel DoormanKarel Doorman
Dutch
Naval Officer

Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
Latvian
Politician
Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
Austrian
Composer

Franz Walter StahleckerFranz Walter Stahlecker
German
Jurist, Lawyer
Francis YounghusbandFrancis Younghusband
British
Army Officer

Michel FokineMichel Fokine
American, Russian
Choreographer

Miguel HernándezMiguel Hernández
Spanish
Poet
Yosano AkikoYosano Akiko
Japanese
Author

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
German, Polish
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University
William Henry JacksonWilliam Henry Jackson
American
Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist,

Alexander George SutherlandGeorge Sutherland
British, American
Jurist

Alan BlumleinAlan Blumlein
British
Engineer, Audio engineer

Séraphine LouisSéraphine Louis
French
painter

Thorvald StauningThorvald Stauning
Danish
Prime minister of Denmark
Cecilia BeauxCecilia Beaux
American
Painter

Henk SneevlietHenk Sneevliet
Dutch
Politician

Robert Robinson TaylorRobert Robinson Taylor
American
Architect

Arnold DeutschArnold Deutsch
Austrian
chemist
Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor

Albert Payson TerhuneAlbert Payson Terhune
American
Author
Joseph LarmorJoseph Larmor
British
Physicist

Ralph Adams CramRalph Adams Cram
American
Architect

Jimmy BlantonJimmy Blanton
American
Bassist
Charles Robert AshbeeCharles Robert Ashbee
British
Architect

Vera FignerVera Figner
Russian
Revolutionary
Thomas MooneyThomas Mooney
American
Political leader

Emma CalvéEmma Calvé
French
Operatic soprano

Clinton Hart MerriamClinton Hart Merriam
American
Zoologist
Richard WillstätterRichard Willstätter
Swiss, German
Chemist

Valdemar PoulsenValdemar Poulsen
Danish
Engineer
Roberto ArltRoberto Arlt
Argentinian
Writer

Xiao HongXiao Hong
Chinese
Writer

George Andrew ReisnerGeorge Andrew Reisner
American
Archaeologist

Kiyoura KeigoKiyoura Keigo
Japanese
Politician, Prime Minister
James CruzeJames Cruze
American
Film Actor
Léon DaudetLéon Daudet
French
Journalist

Lawrence Joseph HendersonLawrence Joseph Henderson
American
Physiologist

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

Martha BerryMartha Berry
American
Educator
Zsigmond MóriczZsigmond Móricz
Hungarian
Novelist

Emil von SauerEmil von Sauer
German
Composer

Marcelo Torcuato de AlvearMarcelo Torcuato de Alvear
Argentinian
Politician

Lauri Kristian RelanderLauri Kristian Relander
Finnish
Member of Parliament

Leopold BerchtoldLeopold Berchtold
Austrian, Hungarian
Politician
Graham McNameeGraham McNamee
American
Radio broadcaster

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

Arthur Heygate MackmurdoArthur Heygate Mackmurdo
British
Architect
Fyodor ShcherbatskoyFyodor Shcherbatskoy
Polish, Russian
Scholar
Jessie Tarbox BealsJessie Tarbox Beals
Canadian, American
Photographer