Famous People Who Died In 1943

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1943. This list includes people like Nikola Tesla, Leslie Howard, Beatrix Potter, George Washington Carver, Isoroku Yamamoto and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, soldiers and sculptors who died in 1943. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Nikola Tesla
(Inventor, Engineer & Futurist, Who Obtained Over 300 Patents)

Nikola Tesla
47
Birthdate: July 10, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia
Died: January 7

 2 
George Washington Carver
(Agricultural scientist)

George Washington Carver
28
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1856, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Diamond, Missouri, United States
Died: January 5

 3 

Beatrix Potter
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington
Died: December 22

 4 
Sergei Rachmaninoff
(Russian Composer Who Was Considered One of the Finest Pianists of His Era)

Sergei Rachmaninoff
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Starorussky Uyezd
Died: March 28
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 5 
Isoroku Yamamoto
(Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941)

Isoroku Yamamoto
19
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
Died: April 18

 6 
Sophie Scholl
(Anti-Nazi Activist)

Sophie Scholl
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forchtenberg, Germany
Died: February 22

 7 
Edsel Ford
(Businessman, Henry Ford's Son)

Edsel Ford
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 26
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 8 
David Hilbert
(Mathematician)

David Hilbert
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg or Wehlau, Province of Prussia (today Znamensk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)
Died: February 14

 9 
John Harvey Kellogg
(Doctor, Inventor)

John Harvey Kellogg
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tyrone Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14

 10 
Karl Landsteiner
(Physician)

Karl Landsteiner
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 26

 11 
Doris Miller
(Navy Man)

Doris Miller
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: November 24

 12 
Fats Waller
(Jazz Pianist)

Fats Waller
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 
Frank Nitti
(Gangster)

Frank Nitti
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 27, 1886
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Angri, Italy
Died: March 19

 14 

J. P. Morgan Jr.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irvington, New York, United States
Died: March 13

 15 
Camille Claudel
(Sculptor)

Camille Claudel
0
Birthdate: December 8, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fère-en-Tardenois, France
Died: October 19

 16 
Simone Weil
(French philosopher, mystic and activist in the French Resistance during WWII.)

Simone Weil
1
Birthdate: February 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 24

 17 

Leslie Howard
1
Birthdate: April 3, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Forest Hill, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 1
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 
Jean Moulin
(An Emblem of the Resistance)

Jean Moulin
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Béziers
Died: July 8

 19 
Boris III of Bulgaria
(Military Officer)

Boris III of Bulgaria
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: August 28

 20 
Władysław Sikorski
(Politician, Military personnel)

Władysław Sikorski
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tuszów Narodowy
Died: July 4

 21 
Helen Herron Taft
(First Lady of the United States (1990-13))

Helen Herron Taft
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: May 22

 22 

Conrad Veidt
4
Birthdate: January 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 3
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 23 

Franz Jägerstätter
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sankt Radegund, Austria
Died: August 9

 24 
Luz Long
(Olympic long-jumper)

Luz Long
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 
Lepa Radić
(Activists)

Lepa Radić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: February 8

 26 
Hans Scholl
(Founder of the White Rose Resistance Movement)

Hans Scholl
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crailsheim, Germany
Died: February 22

 27 
Lorenz Hart
(Lyricist, Composer, Playwright, Songwriter, Librettist)

Lorenz Hart
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 22

 28 

Radclyffe Hall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: October 7

 29 
Lydia Litvyak
(Fighter pilot)

Lydia Litvyak
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 1

 30 
Alexandre Yersin
(Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis)

Alexandre Yersin
4
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 22, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aubonne, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Died: March 1

 31 
Nile Kinnick
(American football player)

Nile Kinnick
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adel, Iowa, United States
Died: June 2
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 
Mary J Rathbun
(Zoologist)

Mary J Rathbun
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 11, 1860
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: April 4

 33 
Max Reinhardt
(Theatre Director)

Max Reinhardt
1
Birthdate: September 9, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baden bei Wien, Austria
Died: October 31

 34 
Elinor Glyn
(Former novelist and scriptwriter who specialised in romantic fiction, which was considered scandalous for its time, although her works are relatively tame by modern standards)

Elinor Glyn
0
Birthdate: October 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Helier, Jersey
Died: September 23

 35 
John Bradfield
(Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge)

John Bradfield
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 26, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Died: September 23

 36 
Rutka Laskier
(Diarist)

Rutka Laskier
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Free City of Danzig
Died: 1943 AD

 37 
Frank Maxwell Andrews
(Military General)

Frank Maxwell Andrews
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 3

 38 
Pieter Zeeman
(Discovered the 'Zeeman Effect')

Pieter Zeeman
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 25, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zonnemaire, Netherlands
Died: October 9

 39 
R. G. Collingwood
(Philosopher)

R. G. Collingwood
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cartmel Fell, England
Died: January 9

 40 
Max Wertheimer
(Psychologist, University teacher)

Max Wertheimer
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague
Died: October 12

 41 

Etty Hillesum
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Middelburg, Netherlands
Died: November 30

 42 
Frank Worsley
(Sailor, Explorer)

Frank Worsley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Akaroa, New Zealand
Died: February 1

 43 
Yakov Dzhugashvili
(Joseph Stalin's Son)

Yakov Dzhugashvili
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baji, Kutais Governorate
Died: April 14

 44 
Howard Atwood Kelly
(Surgeon, Writer, Gynaecologist, University teacher)

Howard Atwood Kelly
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Camden
Died: January 12

 45 
Alexander Woollcott
(American critic)

Alexander Woollcott
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey
Died: January 23

 46 
Gustav Vigeland
(Sculptor)

Gustav Vigeland
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mandal
Died: March 12

 47 
Rui de Noronha
(Poet and Journalist)

Rui de Noronha
0
Birthdate: October 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
Died: December 25

 48 
Jane Avril
(Dancer)

Jane Avril
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 9, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 31

 49 
W. S. Van Dyke
(Film Director)

W. S. Van Dyke
1
Birthdate: March 21, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: February 5

 50 
Henrik Pontoppidan
(Johann Adolph Hasse)

Henrik Pontoppidan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1857
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fredericia, Denmark
Died: August 21