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

Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
German
Military Leader

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
Norwegian
Painter

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
Russian
Painters
Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
American
Socialite

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
Dutch
Dutch Painter
Princess Beatrice of the United KingdomPrincess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
British
Youngest Child of Queen Victoria

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi
Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
German
Military Officer

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
American
Actress

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
Indian
Father of Indian Cinema

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

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

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
Swedish
Painter

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

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
British
Astronomer
Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
American
Journalist

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
Belgian, American
Chemist & Inventor

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
American
Gangster
Amy BeachAmy Beach
American
Pianist, Music Composer

Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
French
Surgeon, Biologist
Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
Canadian
Canadian writer

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
American
Former US Senator
Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
Iranian
Political figure

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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

Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Trombonist
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
American
Military Leader
Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
American
actor

Aimee Semple McPhersonAimee Semple McPherson
Canadian, American
Evangelist

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor

Al SmithAl Smith
American
Politician
Noor Inayat KhanNoor Inayat Khan
British
poet, writer, children's writer

Wendell WillkieWendell Willkie
American
Lawyer

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

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
Indian, British
Military personnel

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
German
Writer, Military personnel
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer

Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat, Politician, Jurist, Diarist
Marc BlochMarc Bloch
French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
German, Polish
Military personnel, Officer

Orde WingateOrde Wingate
British
Officer
Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
Philosopher

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer
Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor

Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science

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

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
German
Soldier
Constance KentConstance Kent
British
nurse

Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
British
Officer

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
German
Jurist, Soldier

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
Hungarian
Writer, Poet
Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
French
Caliph

Claus Schenk Graf von StauffenbergClaus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
German
German officer
Roger BushellRoger Bushell
British
Barrister

Frank KnoxFrank Knox
American
Politician

Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
Egyptian
Khedive
Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
French
Grand couturier

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician
Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
Military personnel

George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
Cartoonist

Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
American
Illustrator
Hans-Valentin HubeHans-Valentin Hube
German
Officer, Military personnel

Friedrich DollmannFriedrich Dollmann
German
Military General
Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
German
Soldier

John DillJohn Dill
British
Senior officer

Erich MarcksErich Marcks
German
Military personnel
Charles DavenportCharles Davenport
American
Biologist
Harry LangdonHarry Langdon
American
Comedian

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

Félix ÉbouéFélix Éboué
French
Political Leader

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
American
Pilot, Soldier
Sergei BulgakovSergei Bulgakov
Russian
Theologian

Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
Politician, Officer

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Fritz WittFritz Witt
German
Officer

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Singer, Actor, Opera singer
William Allen WhiteWilliam Allen White
American
Editor

Robert E. ParkRobert E. Park
sociologist, criminologist, writer, university
Artur PhlepsArtur Phleps
Romanian
 

Henry WoodHenry Wood
British
Conductor
Georges MandelGeorges Mandel
French
Journalist
Józef BeckJózef Beck
Polish
Statesman