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.

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 Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: November 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany
Died: October 14
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 2 Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: March 1, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clarinda, Iowa, United States
Died: December 15

 3 Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ådalsbruk, Norway
Died: 1944 AD

 4 Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince of Greece
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: December 3

 5 Claus von Stauffenberg

Claus von Stauffenberg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: November 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jettingen-Scheppach, Germany
Died: July 21
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 13
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Manuel L. Quezon

Manuel L. Quezon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Philippines
Birthdate: August 19, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baler
Died: August 1
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 8 Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 29, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amersfoort, Netherlands
Died: January 31

 9 Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Famous As: Novelist, Aviator & Journalist
Birthdate: June 29, 1900
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: July 31

 10 Kasturba Gandhi

Kasturba Gandhi
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Wife of Mahatama Gandhi
Birthdate: April 11, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Porbandar
Died: February 22

 11 Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Youngest Child of Queen Victoria
Birthdate: April 14, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 26

 12 Rezā Shāh

Rezā Shāh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: March 15, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alasht
Died: July 26

 13 Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: September 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: July 12

 14 Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: July 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26

 15 Josephine Earp

Josephine Earp
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Famous As: actor
Birthdate: 1861 AD
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: December 19

 16 Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.

Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: July 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hull, Massachusetts
Died: August 12
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 Noor Inayat Khan

Noor Inayat Khan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: January 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 13

 18 Lupe Vélez

Lupe Vélez
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Famous As: Film actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Luis Potosí
Died: December 13
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 19 Michael Wittmann

Michael Wittmann
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: April 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vogelthal, Dietfurt, Germany
Died: August 8

 20 Mildred Harris

Mildred Harris
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Died: July 20

 21 Abdülmecid II

Abdülmecid II
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Caliph
Birthdate: May 29, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Beşiktaş, Istanbul
Died: August 23

 22 Aimee Semple McPherson

Aimee Semple McPherson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: October 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salford, Ontario, Canada
Died: September 27

 23 Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 14, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 7

 24 Dadasaheb Phalke

Dadasaheb Phalke
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Famous As: Father of Indian Cinema
Birthdate: April 30, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tryambakeshwar, Bombay Presidency
Died: February 16

 25 Chuichi Nagumo

Chuichi Nagumo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: March 25, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture
Died: July 6

 26 Hilma af Klint

Hilma af Klint
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 26, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Died: October 21

 27 Prafulla Chandra Ray

Prafulla Chandra Ray
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: June 16

 28 Richard Sorge

Richard Sorge
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Famous As: Journalist, Intelligence Officer
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: November 7

 29 Wang Jingwei

Wang Jingwei
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: May 4, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sanshui, Guangdong, Qing Dynasty, China
Died: November 10

 30 Henning von Tresckow

Henning von Tresckow
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: January 10, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: July 21

 31 Edwin Lutyens

Edwin Lutyens
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 29, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 1

 32 Galeazzo Ciano

Galeazzo Ciano
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: March 18, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Livorno, Italy
Died: January 11

 33 Günther von Kluge

Günther von Kluge
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: October 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Poznań
Died: August 17

 34 Alfred Emanuel Smith

Alfred Emanuel Smith
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor of New York
Birthdate: December 30, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 4

 35 Roger Bushell

Roger Bushell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Barrister
Birthdate: August 30, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Springs
Died: March 29

 36 Guy Gibson

Guy Gibson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: August 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shimla
Died: September 19

 37 Ernst Thälmann

Ernst Thälmann
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Birthdate: April 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: August 18

 38 Ludwig Beck

Ludwig Beck
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer, Military personnel
Birthdate: June 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wiesbaden-Biebrich
Died: July 20

 39 Wendell Willkie

Wendell Willkie
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 18, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elwood, Indiana, USA
Died: October 8
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 Princess Mafalda of Savoy

Princess Mafalda of Savoy
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: August 27

 41 Louis Buchalter

Louis Buchalter
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: February 6, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: March 4

 42 Giovanni Gentile

Giovanni Gentile
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 30, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castelvetrano, Italy
Died: April 15

 43 Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: November 20, 1866
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Millville, Ohio, United States
Died: November 25

 44 Erwin von Witzleben

Erwin von Witzleben
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: December 4, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: August 8

 45 Thomas Midgley, Jr.

Thomas Midgley, Jr.
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 19, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beaver Falls
Died: November 2

 46 Arthur Eddington

Arthur Eddington
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kendal
Died: November 22

 47 Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 5, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hatch Hollow, Amity Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 6

 48 Harold Lowe

Harold Lowe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: November 21, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Llanrhos
Died: May 12

 49 Mariya Oktyabrskaya

Mariya Oktyabrskaya
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Tankman
Birthdate: August 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crimea, Russian
Died: March 15

 50 Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: February 26, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nainital
Died: March 24