Famous People Who Died In 1943

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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.
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 1 
Nikola Tesla
(Inventor, Engineer & Futurist, Who Obtained Over 300 Patents)
Nikola Tesla
72
Birthdate: July 10, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia
Died: January 7
 2 
George Washington Carver
(American Agricultural Scientist and Inventor Who Promoted Alternative Crops to Cotton and Methods to Prevent Soil Depletion)
George Washington Carver
33
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Diamond, Missouri, United States
Died: January 5
 3 
Beatrix Potter
10
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
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Starorussky Uyezd
Died: March 28
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 5 
Sophie Scholl
(German Student and Anti-Nazi Political Activist)
Sophie Scholl
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forchtenberg, Germany
Died: February 22
 6 
Edsel Ford
(Business Executive, Philanthropist and President of ‘Ford Motor Company’)
Edsel Ford
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 26
 7 
Isoroku Yamamoto
(Japanese Naval Officer Who Conceived The Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941)
Isoroku Yamamoto
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
Died: April 18
 8 
John Harvey Kellogg
(Physician, Nutritionist and Director of the ‘Battle Creek Sanitarium’)
John Harvey Kellogg
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tyrone Township, Michigan, United States
Died: December 14
 9 
David Hilbert
(Mathematician)
David Hilbert
4
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
 10 
Doris Miller
(Navy Man)
Doris Miller
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: November 24
 11 
Karl Landsteiner
(Physician)
Karl Landsteiner
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: June 26
 12 
Fats Waller
(Jazz Pianist)
Fats Waller
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
J. P. Morgan Jr.
(American Finance Executive, Banker and Philanthropist)
J. P. Morgan Jr.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irvington, New York, United States
Died: March 13
 14 
Simone Weil
(French Mystic, Social Philosopher and Resistance Activist During World War II)
Simone Weil
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 24
 15 
Camille Claudel
(French Sculptor Known for Her Work: ‘The Waltz’ and ‘The Mature Age’)
Camille Claudel
0
Birthdate: December 8, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fère-en-Tardenois, France
Died: October 19
 16 
Leslie Howard
(English Actor, Director, Producer and One of the Biggest Box-Office Draws and Movie Idols of the 1930s)
Leslie Howard
2
Birthdate: April 3, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Forest Hill, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 1
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Luz Long
(Olympic long-jumper)
Luz Long
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Boris III of Bulgaria
(Former Tsar of the Kingdom of Bulgaria (1918 - 1943))
Boris III of Bulgaria
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: August 28
 19 
Conrad Veidt
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Different from the Others’ and ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’)
Conrad Veidt
4
Birthdate: January 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 3
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Jean Moulin
(An Emblem of the Resistance)
Jean Moulin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Béziers
Died: July 8
 21 
Władysław Sikorski
(Politician, Military personnel)
Władysław Sikorski
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tuszów Narodowy
Died: July 4
 22 
Lepa Radić
(Yugoslav Revolutionary)
Lepa Radić
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: February 8
 23 
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
 24 
Frank Nitti
(Italian-American Gangster and Body Guard of Al Capone)
Frank Nitti
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 27, 1886
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Angri, Italy
Died: March 19
 25 
Edward O'Hare
(American Naval Aviator Who Became the United States Navy's First Fighter Ace of World War II)
Edward O'Hare
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: November 26
 26 
Radclyffe Hall
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Died: October 7
 27 
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
 28 
Nile Kinnick
(American football player)
Nile Kinnick
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adel, Iowa, United States
Died: June 2
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Franz Jägerstätter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sankt Radegund, Austria
Died: August 9
 30 
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
 31 
Etty Hillesum
(Dutch Author)
Etty Hillesum
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Middelburg, Netherlands
Died: November 30
 32 
Max Reinhardt
(One of the Most Prominent Directors of German-Language Theatre in the Early 20th Century)
Max Reinhardt
1
Birthdate: September 9, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baden, Austria
Died: October 31
 33 
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
 34 
Beatrice Webb
(British Sociologist, Economist, Socialist, Labour Historian and Social Reformer)
Beatrice Webb
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1858
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gloucestershire, England
Died: April 30
 35 
Alexandre Yersin
(Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis)
Alexandre Yersin
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 22, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aubonne, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
Died: March 1
 36 
R. G. Collingwood
(Philosopher)
R. G. Collingwood
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cartmel Fell, England
Died: January 9
 37 
Max Wertheimer
(Psychologist, University teacher)
Max Wertheimer
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 12
 38 
John Bradfield
(Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge)
John Bradfield
4
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 26, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Died: September 23
 39 
Franceska Mann
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: October 23
 40 
Frank Worsley
(Sailor, Explorer)
Frank Worsley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Akaroa, New Zealand
Died: February 1
 41 
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
 42 
Rutka Laskier
(Diarist)
Rutka Laskier
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Free City of Danzig
Died: 1943 AD
 43 
Gustav Vigeland
(Sculptor)
Gustav Vigeland
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mandal
Died: March 12
 44 
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
 45 
Lydia Litvyak
(Fighter pilot)
Lydia Litvyak
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 1
 46 
Leonard Siffleet
(Australian Commando of World War II)
Leonard Siffleet
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gunnedah, Australia
Died: October 24
 47 
Frank Maxwell Andrews
(Military General)
Frank Maxwell Andrews
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 3
 48 
Pavel Milyukov
(Russian Liberal Politician and Former Member of the Russian State Duma (1906 - 1917))
Pavel Milyukov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 31
 49 
Jane Avril
(Dancer)
Jane Avril
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 9, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 31
 50 
Oskar Schlemmer
(Artist and Choreographer Known for His Association with the 'Bauhaus School' & His Ballet 'Triadisches Ballett')
Oskar Schlemmer
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: April 13