Famous People Who Died In 1945

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1945. This list includes people like Adolf Hitler, Anne Frank, Benito Mussolini, Subhas Chandra Bose, Heinrich Himmler and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, military leaders and poets who died in 1945. This list includes people from Germany, United States, Austria & Japan and many more countries.
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 1 
Adolf Hitler
(Nazi Dictator and Chancellor of Germany (1933-1945))
Adolf Hitler
905
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria
Died: April 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Anne Frank
(Diarist)
Anne Frank
67
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 12
 3 
F. D. Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)
F. D. Roosevelt
41
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States
Died: April 12
 4 
George Patton
(One of the Most Successful Combat Generals in United States History)
George Patton
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: December 21
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Subhas Chandra Bose
(Indian Nationalist Who Participated in Indian Freedom Movement)
Subhas Chandra Bose
51
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cuttack, India
Died: August 18
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Benito Mussolini
(Dictator of Italy and Principal Founder of Fascism Who Was Prime Minister of Italy from 1922 to 1943.)
Benito Mussolini
99
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Predappio, Italy
Died: April 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Eva Braun
(Mistress and Later Wife of Adolf Hitler)
Eva Braun
56
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 30
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 8 
Irma Grese
(Nazi Concentration Camp Guard at Ravensbrück & Auschwitz Who Served as Warden of Bergen-Belsen)
Irma Grese
27
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Feldberger Seenlandschaft, Germany
Died: December 13
 9 
John Basilone
(United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant)
John Basilone
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: February 19
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Theologian Known for His Staunch Resistance to the Nazi Dictatorship)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 9
 11 
Milton S. Hershey
(Chocolatier & Businessman)
Milton S. Hershey
11
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 13, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derry Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 13
 12 
Bela Bartok
(One of the Most Important Composers of the 20th Century)
Bela Bartok
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sânnicolau Mare, Romania
Died: September 26
 13 
Eric Liddell
(Scottish Sprinter, Rugby Player and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Eric Liddell
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
Died: February 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 14 
Magda Goebbels
(Wife of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister ‘Joseph Goebbels’ and Political Supporter of ‘Adolf Hitler’)
Magda Goebbels
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 1
 15 
Raoul Wallenberg
(Humanitarian)
Raoul Wallenberg
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lidingö, Sweden
Died: January 17
 16 
Margot Frank
(Second World War victim)
Margot Frank
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Died: March 9
 17 
Edgar Cayce
(Clairvoyant)
Edgar Cayce
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Christian County, Kentucky, United States
Died: January 3
 18 
Ernie Pyle
(Journalist)
Ernie Pyle
5
Birthdate: August 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dana, Indiana, United States
Died: April 18
 19 
Robert H. Goddard
10
Birthdate: October 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 10
 20 
Roza Shanina
(Soviet Sniper During World War II)
Roza Shanina
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edma, Ustyansky District, Russia
Died: January 28
 21 
John Curtin
(14th Prime Minister of Australia (1941 - 1945))
John Curtin
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Creswick, Australia
Died: July 5
 22 
David Lloyd George
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)
David Lloyd George
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 17, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chorlton-on-Medlock
Died: March 26
 23 
Oskar Dirlewanger
(War Criminal)
Oskar Dirlewanger
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: June 7
 24 
Wilhelm Canaris
(5th Chief of the Abwehr (1935 - 1944))
Wilhelm Canaris
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1877
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Germany
Died: April 9
 25 
Richard Bong
(Aircraft pilot, Military personnel)
Richard Bong
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Superior, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 6
 26 
Edith Frank
(Anne Frank's mother)
Edith Frank
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: January 6
 27 
Theodore Dreiser
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Terre Haute
Died: December 28
 28 
Heinrich Müller
(Police officer)
Heinrich Müller
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich
Died: April 30
 29 
Thomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)
Thomas Hunt Morgan
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: December 4
 30 
Eduard Bloch
(Physician)
Eduard Bloch
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 30, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hluboká nad Vltavou
Died: June 1
 31 
Anton Webern
(Austrian Composer Best Known for Extending the '12-Tone Technique' Method of Musical Composition)
Anton Webern
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 15
 32 
Jerome Kern
(Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin collecting)
Jerome Kern
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 11
 33 
Käthe Kollwitz
(German Artist Known for Depicting Poverty, Hunger and War in Her Works 'The Weavers' and 'The Peasant War')
Käthe Kollwitz
0
Birthdate: July 8, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Königsberg, Russia
Died: April 22
 34 
August von Mackensen
(Military Leader)
August von Mackensen
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trossin, Germany
Died: November 8
 35 
Giovanni Agnelli
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Businessperson, Racecar driver)
Giovanni Agnelli
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villar Perosa
Died: December 16
 36 
N. C. Wyeth
(Painter)
N. C. Wyeth
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Needham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 19
 37 
Alla Nazimova
(Actress, Director, Producer Best Known for Her Film ‘Salome’)
Alla Nazimova
4
Birthdate: June 3, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yalta, Crimea, Russian Empire
Died: July 13
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 38 
Blind Willie Johnson
(Former gospel blues singer, guitarist and evangelist)
Blind Willie Johnson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pendleton, Texas, United States
Died: September 18
 39 
Princess Stéphanie of Belgium
(Crown Princess of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia)
Princess Stéphanie of Belgium
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: August 23
 40 
Paul Valery
(French Poet, Essayist and Philosopher)
Paul Valery
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sète, France
Died: July 20
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 41 
Robert Benchley
(Humorist)
Robert Benchley
0
Birthdate: October 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 21
 42 
Clara Petacci
(Mistress of Benito Mussolini)
Clara Petacci
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: April 28
 43 
John Birch
(20th-century Baptist missionary and World War II-era United States Office of Strategic Services intelligence officer)
John Birch
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Uttarakhand, India
Died: August 25
 44 
Walter Model
(German Field Marshal During World War II)
Walter Model
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Genthin, Germany
Died: April 21
 45 
Hans Geiger
(Physicist)
Hans Geiger
1
Birthdate: September 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Neustadt, Germany
Died: September 24
 46 
Alfred Douglas
(British Poet, Journalist and Lover of Irish Poet Oscar Wilde)
Alfred Douglas
2
Birthdate: October 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Powick, Worcestershire, England
Died: March 20
 47 
Cosmo Gordon Lang
(Archbishop)
Cosmo Gordon Lang
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Died: December 5
 48 
Thomas J. Pendergast
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1873
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: January 26
Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen
0
Birthdate: May 12, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: August 26
 50 
Emily Carr
(Painter, Autobiographer)
Emily Carr
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria
Died: March 2