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

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch
Norwegian
Painter

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
Russian
Painters

Claus von StauffenbergClaus von Stauffenberg
German
Military Leader
Piet MondrianPiet Mondrian
Dutch
Dutch Painter

Kasturba GandhiKasturba Gandhi
Indian
Wife of Mahatama Gandhi

Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
American
Socialite

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

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
Michael WittmannMichael Wittmann
German
Military Officer

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
Stephen LeacockStephen Leacock
Canadian
Canadian writer

Amy BeachAmy Beach
American
Pianist, Music Composer

George W NorrisGeorge W. Norris
American
Former US Senator

Antanas SmetonaAntanas Smetona
Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
Rezā ShāhRezā Shāh
Iranian
Political figure
Charles Glover BarklaCharles Glover Barkla
British
Physicist

Louis RenaultLouis Renault
French
Founder of Renault

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

Alfred Emanuel SmithAlfred Emanuel Smith
American
Governor of New York
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
American
Jazz musician, Bandleader, Composer, Music

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Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
American
Military Leader

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
American
actor

Lupe VélezLupe Vélez
Mexican
Film actor, Stage actor

Edwin LutyensEdwin Lutyens
British
Architect
Noor Inayat KhanNoor Inayat Khan
British
poet, writer, children's writer

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

Wendell WillkieWendell Willkie
American
Lawyer

Henning von TresckowHenning von Tresckow
German
Officer
Kenesaw Mountain LandisKenesaw Mountain Landis
American
Jurist

Guy GibsonGuy Gibson
Indian, British
Military personnel
Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
German
Writer, Military personnel

Louis BuchalterLouis Buchalter
American
Mobster

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

Giovanni GentileGiovanni Gentile
Italian
 

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer
Galeazzo CianoGaleazzo Ciano
Italian
Diplomat, Politician, Jurist, Diarist

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

Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
Italian
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science
Orde WingateOrde Wingate
British
Officer

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer
Romain RollandRomain Rolland
French
Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist,

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

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

Erich HoepnerErich Hoepner
German
Soldier
Erich MarcksErich Marcks
German
Military personnel

Constance KentConstance Kent
British
nurse

Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
French
Caliph
Paul PoiretPaul Poiret
French
Grand couturier

Hannah SzenesHannah Szenes
Hungarian
Writer, Poet
Trafford Leigh-MalloryTrafford Leigh-Mallory
British
Officer

Werner von HaeftenWerner von Haeften
German
Jurist, Soldier

Frank KnoxFrank Knox
American
Politician

Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
American
Illustrator
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
American
 
Charles DavenportCharles Davenport
American
Biologist

Roger BushellRoger Bushell
British
Barrister

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

Ethel SmythEthel Smyth
British
Composer
Eduard DietlEduard Dietl
Military personnel

George HerrimanGeorge Herriman
American
Cartoonist

Fritz PfefferFritz Pfeffer
German
Physician

Harry LangdonHarry Langdon
American
Comedian

Erich FellgiebelErich Fellgiebel
German
Soldier
Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
Egyptian
Khedive

William Allen WhiteWilliam Allen White
American
Editor
Max JacobMax Jacob
French
Painter, Poet, Writer, Literary critic

Robert E. ParkRobert E. Park
sociologist, criminologist, writer, university

Friedrich DollmannFriedrich Dollmann
German
Military General
Emilio De BonoEmilio De Bono
Politician, Officer

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade
French
Pianist, Composer, Musician
Félix ÉbouéFélix Éboué
French
Political Leader

Fritz WittFritz Witt
German
Officer

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

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

George AdeGeorge Ade
American
Writer
Artur PhlepsArtur Phleps
Romanian
 

Arthur Quiller-CouchArthur Quiller-Couch
British
Writer
Hazel Ying LeeHazel Ying Lee
American