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.

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Son of King of Greece and Denmark, King George I
Erwin RommelErwin Rommel
German
General

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
Norwegian
Painter

Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
German
Military Leader

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
Russian
Painters
Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

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

Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
Dutch
Dutch Painter
Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
American
Socialite

Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
Iranian
Political figure

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

Mildred HarrisMildred Harris
American
Actress

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Dadasaheb PhalkeDadasaheb Phalke
Indian
Father of Indian Cinema
Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
German
Military Officer

Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
German
Military Officer

Hilma af KlintHilma af Klint
Swedish
Painter

Alfred Emanuel SmithAlfred Emanuel Smith
American
Governor of New York
Richard SorgeRichard Sorge
Russian
Soviet Military Intelligence Officer

Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei)Wang Jingwei
Chinese
Politician, Diplomat
Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
American
Journalist

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland
Belgian, American
Chemist & Inventor

Arthur EddingtonArthur Eddington
British
Astronomer
Amy BeachAmy Beach
American
Pianist, Music Composer

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
American
Gangster

Alexis CarrelAlexis Carrel
French
Surgeon, Biologist

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Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
Canadian
Canadian writer
Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

Louis RenaultLouis Renault
French
Founder of Renault

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
American
Former US Senator

Charles Glover BarklaCharles Glover Barkla
British
Physicist
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Trombonist
Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and KinghorneClaude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
British
Politician

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
American
Military Leader

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
American
actor

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor
Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
French
Caliph

Aimee Semple McPhersonAimee Semple McPherson
Canadian, American
Evangelist

Chuichi NagumoChuichi Nagumo
American
Admiral

Vera Francevna Menchik-StevensonVera Francevna Menchik-Stevenson
British
Chess player

Wendell WillkieWendell Willkie
American
Lawyer
Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
German
Writer, Military personnel
Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
German
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist

Lou HooverLou Henry Hoover
American
U.S. First Lady, Philanthropist

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer
Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-GorskiiSergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii
Russian
Chemist

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
German, Polish
Military personnel, Officer
Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
Philosopher

Thomas Midgley, Jr.Thomas Midgley, Jr.
American
 

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
Indian, British
Military personnel

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer

Harold LoweHarold Lowe
British
Sailor
Orde WingateOrde Wingate
British
Officer

Roy BrownRoy Brown
Canadian
aviator, military personnel

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

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer
William Heath RobinsonWilliam Heath Robinson
British
 

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
German
Soldier
Romain RollandRomain Rolland
French
Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist,

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
Hungarian
Writer, Poet

Constance KentConstance Kent
British
nurse
Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
British
Officer

Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer
Eoin O'DuffyEoin O'Duffy
Irish
Political Activist

Marc BlochMarc Bloch
French
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
German
Jurist, Soldier
Albert Bacon FallAlbert Bacon Fall
American
United States Senator

Mathilde de MornyMathilde de Morny
French
Artist
Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician

Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
Military personnel

Heinz BrandtHeinz Brandt
German
Soldier

Rex WhistlerRex Whistler
British
Painter
Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
Egyptian
Khedive
Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
German
Soldier

Roger BushellRoger Bushell
British
Barrister

Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
French
Grand couturier

Harry LangdonHarry Langdon
American
Comedian
Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
French
Pianist, Composer, Musician

Madeleine DamermentMadeleine Damerment
French
Spy

Frank KnoxFrank Knox
American
Politician

Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
Politician, Officer

Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
American
Illustrator
George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
Cartoonist

Charles DavenportCharles Davenport
American
Biologist
Hans-Valentin HubeHans-Valentin Hube
German
Officer, Military personnel

Nikolai Fyodorovich VatutinNikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin
Russian
Military commander
Max JacobMax Jacob
French
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic
William Allen WhiteWilliam Allen White
American
Editor