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

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
Russian
Painters

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
Norwegian
Painter
Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
German
Military Leader

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
Dutch
Dutch Painter

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
American
Socialite

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
Indian
Father of Indian Cinema
Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
Swedish
Painter

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
American
Actress

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
American
Journalist

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

Amy BeachAmy Beach
American
Pianist, Music Composer
Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
Canadian
Canadian writer

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
American
Former US Senator

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
Iranian
Political figure

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
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
Jazz musician, Bandleader, Composer, Music
Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
American
actor

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
American
Military Leader

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor

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

Aimee Semple McPhersonAimee Semple McPherson
Canadian
Cleric
Al SmithAl Smith
American
Politician

Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
German
Soldier
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
German
Officer

Wendell WillkieWendell Willkie
American
Lawyer
Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
German
Writer, Military personnel

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer

Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
 

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

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
Indian, British
Military personnel

Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat, Politician, Jurist, Diarist
Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer

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

Orde WingateOrde Wingate
British
Officer

Romain RollandRomain Rolland
French
Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist,
Marc BlochMarc Bloch
French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Claus Schenk Graf von StauffenbergClaus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
German
German officer
Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
German
Soldier
Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
German
Jurist, Soldier

Erich MarcksErich Marcks
German
Military personnel
Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Constance KentConstance Kent
British
nurse

Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
French
Caliph
George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
Cartoonist

Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
American
 
Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
British
Officer

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
French
Grand couturier

Hans-Valentin HubeHans-Valentin Hube
German
Officer, Military personnel

Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
Military personnel
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician
Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
German
Soldier

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

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

Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
Politician, Officer

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Fritz WittFritz Witt
German
Officer
Rex WhistlerRex Whistler
British
Painter

James McKeen CattellJames McKeen Cattell
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Singer, Actor, Opera singer

Aristide MaillolAristide Maillol
French
Sculptor, Painter, Engraver

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
Thomas Midgley, Jr.Thomas Midgley, Jr.
American
 

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
Lou HooverLou Hoover
U.S. First Lady, Philanthropist