Famous People Who Died In 1944

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1944. This list includes people like Erwin Rommel, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, military leaders and artists who died in 1944. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Erwin RommelErwin Rommel
German
General
Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
American
Socialite

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Son of King of Greece and Denmark, King George I

Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
German
Military Leader

Princess Beatrice of the United KingdomPrincess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
British
Youngest Child of Queen Victoria

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
Dutch
Dutch Painter
Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
Russian
Painters

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
Norwegian
Painter

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
Indian
Father of Indian Cinema

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
American
Actress

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
American
Journalist

Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
German
Military Officer

Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
German
Military Officer
Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei)Wang Jingwei
Chinese
Politician, Diplomat

Richard SorgeRichard Sorge
Russian
Soviet Military Intelligence Officer

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
Swedish
Painter

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
British
Astronomer
Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
Belgian, American
Chemist & Inventor

Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
French
Surgeon, Biologist

Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
Canadian
Canadian writer

Amy BeachAmy Beach
American
Pianist, Music Composer
Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
Iranian
Political figure

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
American
Former US Senator

Charles Glover BarklaCharles Glover Barkla
British
Physicist

Antoine de Saint-ExuperyAntoine de Saint-Exupery
French
French writer
Louis RenaultLouis Renault
French
Founder of Renault

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Alfred Emanuel SmithAlfred Emanuel Smith
American
Governor of New York
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Trombonist

Noor Inayat KhanNoor Inayat Khan
British
poet, writer, children's writer

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
American
actor

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
American
Military Leader
Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor
Al SmithAl Smith
American
Politician

Aimee Semple McPhersonAimee Semple McPherson
Canadian, American
Evangelist

Kenesaw Mountain LandisKenesaw Mountain Landis
American
Jurist

Wendell WillkieWendell Willkie
American
Lawyer
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
German
Writer, Military personnel

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
Indian, British
Military personnel

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer
Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
 

Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat, Politician, Jurist, Diarist
Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
German, Polish
Military personnel, Officer

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
American
Mobster

Orde WingateOrde Wingate
British
Officer
Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer
Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science

Romain RollandRomain Rolland
French
Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist,

Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor

Claus Schenk Graf von StauffenbergClaus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
German
German officer

Marc BlochMarc Bloch
French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer
Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
German
Jurist, Soldier

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
German
Soldier

Erich MarcksErich Marcks
German
Military personnel

Roger BushellRoger Bushell
British
Barrister
Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
French
Caliph

Frank KnoxFrank Knox
American
Politician
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Constance KentConstance Kent
British
nurse
Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
French
Grand couturier

Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
British
Officer
Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
American
Illustrator

George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
Cartoonist

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
American
 
Charles DavenportCharles Davenport
American
Biologist

Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
Military personnel
Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

William Allen WhiteWilliam Allen White
American
Editor

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
German
Soldier

Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
Egyptian
Khedive
Hans-Valentin HubeHans-Valentin Hube
German
Officer, Military personnel
Max JacobMax Jacob
French
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Harry LangdonHarry Langdon
American
Comedian

Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
Politician, Officer

Robert E. ParkRobert E. Park
sociologist, criminologist, writer, university
James McKeen CattellJames McKeen Cattell
American
Psychologist, University teacher

George David BirkhoffGeorge David Birkhoff
American
Mathematician

Józef BeckJózef Beck
Polish
Statesman

Fritz WittFritz Witt
German
Officer

Friedrich DollmannFriedrich Dollmann
German
Military General
Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Félix ÉbouéFélix Éboué
French
Political Leader
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
French
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver
Georges MandelGeorges Mandel
French
Journalist
Rex WhistlerRex Whistler
British
Painter