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
(General)

15 November 1891

German

Princess Beatrice of the United KingdomPrincess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
(Youngest Child of Queen Victoria)

14 April 1857

British

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
(Son of King of Greece and Denmark, King George I)

02 February 1882

Greek

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
(Painter)

12 December 1863

Norwegian

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
(Painters)

16 December 1866

Russian

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
(Dutch Painter)

07 March 1872

Dutch

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
(Wife of Mahatama Gandhi)

11 April 1869

Indian

Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
(Pilot)

25 July 1915

American

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
(Former President of the Philippines)

19 August 1878

Filipino

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
(Actress)

29 November 1901

American

Richard SorgeRichard Sorge
(Soviet Military Intelligence Officer)

04 October 1895

Russian

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
(Father of Indian Cinema)

30 April 1870

Indian

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Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
(Astronomer)

28 December 1882

British

Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei)Wang Jingwei
(Politician, Diplomat)

04 May 1883

Chinese

Prafulla Chandra RayPrafulla Chandra Ray
(Chemist)

02 August 1861

Indian

Amy BeachAmy Beach
(Pianist, Music Composer)

05 September 1867

American

Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
(Canadian writer)

30 December 1869

Canadian

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
(Chemist & Inventor)

14 November 1863

Belgian,American

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Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
(Surgeon, Biologist)

28 June 1873

French

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
(Former President of Lithuania)

10 August 1874

Lithuanian

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
(Former US Senator)

11 July 1861

American

Antoine de Saint-ExuperyAntoine de Saint-Exupery
(French writer)

29 June 1900

French

Charles Glover BarklaCharles Glover Barkla
(Physicist)

07 June 1877

British

Louis RenaultLouis Renault
(Founder of Renault)

12 February 1877

French

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Alfred Emanuel SmithAlfred Emanuel Smith
(Governor of New York)

30 December 1873

American

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
(Political figure)

15 March 1878

Iranian

Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
(Officer)

15 November 1907

German

Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
(Jazz musician, Bandleader, Composer, Music arranger, Conductor, Musician)

01 March 1904

American

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
(actor)

1861 AD

American

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
(Sculptor, Psychic)

26 October 1862

Swedish

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Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
(Film actor, Stage actor)

18 July 1908

Mexican

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
(Journalist, Writer, Biographer)

05 November 1857

American

Aimee Semple McPhersonAimee Semple McPherson
(Cleric)

09 October 1890

Canadian

Al SmithAl Smith
(Politician)

30 December 1873

American

Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
(Soldier)

22 April 1914

German

Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
(Officer)

10 January 1901

German

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Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
(Architect)

29 March 1869

British

Noor Inayat KhanNoor Inayat Khan
(poet, writer, children's writer)

01 January 1914

British

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
(Writer, Military personnel)

29 June 1880

German

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
(Officer)

30 October 1882

German,Polish

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
(Military personnel, Officer)

04 December 1881

German,Polish

Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
(Diplomat, Politician, Jurist, Diarist)

18 March 1903

Italian

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Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile

29 May 1875

Italian

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
(Military personnel)

12 August 1918

Indian,British

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
(Military personnel, Officer)

04 October 1888

German

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
(Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist)

16 April 1886

German

Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
(Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science fiction writer)

22 December 1876

Italian

Orde WingateOrde Wingate
(Officer)

26 February 1903

British

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Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
(Writer, Poet)

17 July 1921

Hungarian

Romain RollandRomain Rolland
(Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist, Musicologist)

29 January 1866

French

Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
(Caliph)

29 May 1868

French

Marc BlochMarc Bloch
(Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer)

06 July 1886

French

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

15 November 1907

German

Harold LoweHarold Lowe
(Sailor)

21 November 1882

British

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Christian WirthChristian Wirth
(Officer, Torturer)

24 November 1885

German

Constance KentConstance Kent
(nurse)

06 February 1844

British

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
(Grand couturier)

20 April 1879

French

Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
(Officer)

11 July 1892

British

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
(Jurist, Soldier)

09 October 1908

German

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

13 September 1887

American

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Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
(Soldier)

14 September 1886

German

Roger BushellRoger Bushell
(Barrister)

30 August 1910

British

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
(Physician)

30 April 1889

German

Hans-Valentin HubeHans-Valentin Hube
(Officer, Military personnel)

29 October 1890

German

Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
(Military personnel)

21 July 1890

Erich MarcksErich Marcks
(Military personnel)

06 June 1891

German

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Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
(Khedive)

14 July 1874

Egyptian

Robert E. ParkRobert E. Park
(sociologist, criminologist, writer, university teacher)

14 February 1864

George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
(Cartoonist)

22 August 1880

American

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
(Pilot, Soldier)

25 July 1915

American

Max JacobMax Jacob
(Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic)

12 July 1876

French

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
(Pianist, Composer, Musician)

08 August 1857

French

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Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
(Soldier)

04 October 1886

German

Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
(Politician, Officer)

19 March 1866

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
(Sculptor, Painter, Engraver)

08 December 1861

French