Famous People Who Died In 1945

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.

Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler
(Nazi Leader, German Dictator and Chancellor of Germany)

20 April 1889

Austrian,German

Benito MussoliniBenito Mussolini
(Former Duce)

29 July 1883

Italian

Anne FrankAnne Frank
(Writer)

12 June 1929

German

Subhas Chandra BoseSubhas Chandra Bose

23 January 1897

Indian

Heinrich HimmlerHeinrich Himmler
(Nazi Commander)

07 October 1900

German

Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
(German Nazi politician)

29 October 1897

German

Eva BraunEva Braun

06 February 1912

German

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
(Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler)

17 June 1900

German

David Lloyd GeorgeDavid Lloyd George
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)

17 January 1863

British,Welsh

Clara PetacciClara Petacci
(Mistress of Benito Mussolini)

28 February 1912

Italian

Dietrich BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer

04 February 1906

German

Irma GreseIrma Grese
(Nazi Guard)

07 October 1923

German

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Vidkun QuislingVidkun Quisling
(World war II Norwegian Politician & Military Officer)

18 July 1887

Norwegian

Milton S. HersheyMilton S. Hershey
(Confectioner & Philanthropist)

13 September 1857

American

Hermann FegeleinHermann Fegelein
(Nazi Leader)

30 October 1906

German

Eric LiddellEric Liddell

16 January 1902

Scottish

Roza ShaninaRoza Shanina
(Sniper)

03 April 1924

Russian,Prussian

John CurtinJohn Curtin
(14th Prime Minister of Australia)

08 January 1885

Australian

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Thomas Hunt MorganThomas Hunt Morgan
(Geneticist)

25 September 1866

American

Anton WebernAnton Webern
(Music Composer)

03 December 1883

Austrian

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
(Humorist)

15 October 1889

American

Vladimir VernadskyVladimir Vernadsky
(Mineralogist)

12 March 1863

Russian

George PattonGeorge Patton
(Military Officer)

11 November 1885

German,American

Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade
(Poet)

09 October 1893

Brazilian

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Bela BartokBela Bartok
(Composer, Pianist)

25 March 1881

Hungarian

Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston
(Chemist & Physicist)

01 September 1877

British

Hans Fischer Hans Fischer
(Chemist)

27 July 1881

German

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
(Poet)

30 October 1871

French

F D RooseveltF D Roosevelt
(32nd President of the United States)

30 January 1882

American

Franklin D. RooseveltFranklin D. Roosevelt
(32nd U.S. President)

30 January 1882

American

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John BasiloneJohn Basilone
(Boxer)

04 November 1916

American

Oskar DirlewangerOskar Dirlewanger
(Officer)

26 September 1895

German

Edgar CayceEdgar Cayce
(Psychic)

18 March 1877

American

Magda GoebbelsMagda Goebbels

11 November 1901

German

Walter ModelWalter Model
(Officer)

24 January 1891

German

Roland FreislerRoland Freisler
(Judge, Politician, Lawyer)

30 October 1893

German

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Robert H. GoddardRobert H. Goddard
(Aerospace engineer, Physicist, Engineer, Scientist)

05 October 1882

American

Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
(Intelligence officer, Submariner, Navy officer)

01 January 1887

German

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
(Physician)

30 January 1872

Austrian

August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
(Officer, Military leader)

06 December 1849

German

Ernie PyleErnie Pyle
(American journalist)

03 August 1900

American

Edith FrankEdith Frank

16 January 1900

German

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Friedrich FrommFriedrich Fromm
(Military personnel)

08 October 1888

Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
(Military personnel, Soldier)

18 February 1920

Polish,American

Fedor von BockFedor von Bock
(Officer)

03 December 1880

German

Karl HankeKarl Hanke
(Officer, Politician)

24 August 1903

German

Pierre LavalPierre Laval
(Politician, Lawyer)

28 June 1883

French

Violette SzaboViolette Szabo
(Spy)

26 June 1921

French

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Plutarco Elías CallesPlutarco Elías Calles
(Politician, Officer, Military personnel)

25 September 1877

Mexican

Tadamichi KuribayashiTadamichi Kuribayashi
(Poet, Writer, Officer)

07 July 1891

Japanese

Blind Willie JohnsonBlind Willie Johnson
(Musician, Singer, Guitarist)

22 January 1897

American

Wilhelm BurgdorfWilhelm Burgdorf
(military personnel)

15 February 1895

German

Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
(Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist, Autobiographer, Graphic artist)

08 July 1867

German

Emily CarrEmily Carr
(Painter, Autobiographer)

13 December 1871

Canadian

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Jerome KernJerome Kern
(Composer, Songwriter, Film score composer, Coin collecting)

27 January 1885

American

Theodore DreiserTheodore Dreiser
(Novelist)

27 August 1871

American

Josef KramerJosef Kramer
(Torturer)

10 November 1906

Robert LeyRobert Ley
(Politician)

15 February 1890

German

Robert Ritter von GreimRobert Ritter von Greim
(Aviator, Military personnel)

22 June 1892

German

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
(Film producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Stage actor, Film actor)

03 June 1879

American

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Elisabeth VolkenrathElisabeth Volkenrath
(Torturer)

05 September 1919

German

Fumimaro KonoeFumimaro Konoe
(Politician)

12 October 1891

Japanese

Giovanni AgnelliGiovanni Agnelli
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Businessperson, Racecar driver)

13 August 1866

Hans OsterHans Oster
(Military personnel)

09 August 1887

German

Juana BormannJuana Bormann
(Torturer)

10 September 1893

German

Wolfram Freiherr von RichthofenWolfram Freiherr von Richthofen
(Officer)

10 October 1895

German

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Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
(Officer, Torturer)

02 August 1897

German

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
(Politician)

23 May 1898

German

Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
(Politician, Jurist)

31 July 1884

German

Kurt KnispelKurt Knispel
(Soldier)

20 September 1921

German

Princess Stéphanie of BelgiumPrincess Stéphanie of Belgium

21 May 1864

Belgian

Ludwig StumpfeggerLudwig Stumpfegger
(Military physician, Physician, Surgeon, Torturer)

11 July 1910

German

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Eduard WirthsEduard Wirths
(Military physician, Torturer)

04 September 1909

German

Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.

18 July 1886

American

Ernst-Robert GrawitzErnst-Robert Grawitz
(Military physician, Internist, Torturer)

08 June 1899

German