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

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

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
Norwegian
Painter

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
Russian
Painters
Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
Dutch
Dutch Painter

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
American
Socialite

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
American
Actress

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
Indian
Father of Indian Cinema

Richard SorgeRichard Sorge
Russian
Soviet Military Intelligence Officer

Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei)Wang Jingwei
Chinese
Politician, Diplomat
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
Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
Iranian
Political figure
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
Alfred Emanuel SmithAlfred Emanuel Smith
American
Governor of New York
Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
German
Officer

Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Jazz musician, Bandleader, Composer, Music

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
American
actor

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor
Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
Swedish
Sculptor, Psychic

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

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
German
Soldier

Aimee Semple McPhersonAimee Semple McPherson
Canadian
Cleric
Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
German
Officer

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
German
Writer, Military personnel
Al SmithAl Smith
American
Politician

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
American
 
Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
German, Polish
Military personnel, Officer

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
Indian, British
Military personnel
Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer

Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
 

Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat, Politician, Jurist, Diarist

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
American
Journalist, Writer, Biographer

Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
British
Officer
Orde WingateOrde Wingate
British
Officer

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

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Marc BlochMarc Bloch
French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer
Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science

Romain RollandRomain Rolland
French
Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist,
Claus Schenk Graf von StauffenbergClaus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
German
German officer

Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
German
Jurist, Soldier
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
German
Soldier
Erich MarcksErich Marcks
German
Military personnel

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
French
Grand couturier

Constance KentConstance Kent
British
nurse
Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
French
Caliph

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician
Hans-Valentin HubeHans-Valentin Hube
German
Officer, Military personnel

Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
Military personnel

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
German
Soldier
George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
Cartoonist
Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
Egyptian
Khedive

Roger BushellRoger Bushell
British
Barrister

Max JacobMax Jacob
French
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Robert E. ParkRobert E. Park
sociologist, criminologist, writer, university
Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Fritz WittFritz Witt
German
Officer

Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
Politician, Officer

Rex WhistlerRex Whistler
British
Painter

James McKeen CattellJames McKeen Cattell
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
French
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Singer, Actor, Opera singer
Thomas Midgley, Jr.Thomas Midgley, Jr.
American
 

Artur PhlepsArtur Phleps
Romanian
 

Hazel Ying LeeHazel Ying Lee
American
 
Helmut LentHelmut Lent
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Paul OtletPaul Otlet
Belgian
Writer, Lawyer, Librarian, Scientist, Inventor,
Jean GiraudouxJean Giraudoux
French
Playwright, Screenwriter, Diplomat, Novelist,

Chuichi NagumoChuichi Nagumo
American
Admiral

Pehr Evind SvinhufvudPehr Evind Svinhufvud
Finnish
Lawyer

Gustav BauerGustav Bauer
German, Russian
Political leader
Hendrik Willem van LoonHendrik Willem van Loon
American
Writer, Historian, Journalist, Children's writer

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
French, Romanian
Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director,
Nikolai Fyodorovich VatutinNikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin
Russian, Russian
Military commander

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-GorskiiSergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii
Russian
Chemist
Roy BrownRoy Brown
Canadian
aviator, military personnel

Lou HooverLou Hoover
U.S. First Lady, Philanthropist
Thomas BakerThomas Baker
American
soldier