Famous People Who Died In 1946

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1946. This list includes people like H. G. Wells, John Maynard Keynes, Gertrude Stein, Wilhelm Keitel, John Logie Baird and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, non-fiction writers, soldiers and military leaders who died in 1946. This list includes people from Germany, United Kingdom, United States & Russia and many more countries.

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells
British
Writer
John Maynard KeynesJohn Maynard Keynes
British
Economist

Wilhelm KeitelWilhelm Keitel
German
German Commanding Officer

Joachim von RibbentropJoachim von Ribbentrop
German
Nazi Minister

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
American
American novelist

Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl
German
Military Commander, Nazi War Criminal
Alfred RosenbergAlfred Rosenberg
German
Nazi Party Ideologue, Author

William JoyceWilliam Joyce
German, American
Politician

Ernst KaltenbrunnerErnst Kaltenbrunner
Austrian
Nazi Leader
John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
British, Scottish
Engineer

W. C. FieldsW. C. Fields
American
 
Hans FrankHans Frank
German
Politician

Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
Japanese
Japanese General

Louis SlotinLouis Slotin
Canadian
Physicist

Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
German
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'

Arthur Seyss-InquartArthur Seyss-Inquart
Austrian, Czech
War Criminal
Mikhail KalininMikhail Kalinin
Russian
Revolutionary

Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz
American
Photographer

Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
French
Serial Killer

Andrey VlasovAndrey Vlasov
Russian
General
Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine
Portuguese, Russian
French chess player

Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
Indian
Politician & Educationist
Manuel de FallaManuel de Falla
Spanish
Classical music composer

Amon GoethAmon Goeth
Austrian
World War II Nazi Officer

Hermann GoringHermann Goring
German
German Military Leader

Ion AntonescuIon Antonescu
Romanian
Former Prime Minister of Romania

Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician

Walter JohnsonWalter Johnson
American
Baseball player
Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

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Ananda MahidolAnanda Mahidol
German, Thai
King
Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
 

Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
American
Basketball coach, Military personnel

Gifford PinchotGifford Pinchot
American
Forestry scientist

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
German, Polish
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Alfred Damon RunyonDamon Runyon
American
Writer
John Vereker, 6th Viscount GortJohn Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
British
Military personnel

Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
German
Officer, Politician

Countee CullenCountee Cullen
American poet

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
Armenian, Hungarian
Political leader, Prime Minister
Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
German
Politician

László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
Hungarian
Photographer

Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
Japanese
Military personnel

Friedrich JeckelnFriedrich Jeckeln
German
Officer, Politician, War criminal

Fritz SauckelFritz Sauckel
German
Politician
Ernest Thompson SetonErnest Thompson Seton
Canadian, British, American
Author

Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
American
Lawyer
Karl HaushoferKarl Haushofer
German
Geopolitician, Political scientist, Educationist,

Herbert MacaulayHerbert Macaulay
Nigerian
Politician

William S. HartWilliam S. Hart
American
Actor
Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
Swedish
Writer, Military personnel

Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
American
Physical chemist
Dorothy GibsonDorothy Gibson
Film Actress

Paul LangevinPaul Langevin
French
Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of

Anton MussertAnton Mussert
Civil engineer, Engineer, Non-fiction writer

Clemens August Graf von GalenClemens August Graf von Galen
German
Bishop

Thomas Dixon Jr.Thomas Dixon Jr.
American
Politician
Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
British
Philanthropist

George ArlissGeorge Arliss
British
Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer,

Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann
German, Polish
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Novelist,

Wilhelm MarxWilhelm Marx
German
Politician, Judge
Laurette TaylorLaurette Taylor
American
Actress

Arthur GreiserArthur Greiser
German
Politician
Herbert BakerHerbert Baker
British
Architect, Screenwriter

Alexander Vasilyevich AlexandrovAlexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov
Russian
composer, conductor, choir director, music

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
Swiss, Polish
Polish chemist
Francisco Largo CaballeroFrancisco Largo Caballero
Spanish
Politician

James Clark McReynoldsJames Clark McReynolds
American
Attorney General
Karl Maria WiligutKarl Maria Wiligut
Austrian
Writer, Occultist

Louis BachelierLouis Bachelier
French
Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer

John Langalibalele DubeJohn Langalibalele Dube
South African
Essayist
Carter GlassCarter Glass
American
Politician

Yōsuke MatsuokaYōsuke Matsuoka
Japanese
politician, diplomat,
Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
Guatemalan
Politician, Officer

Patty HillPatty Hill
American
Composer

Barney OldfieldBarney Oldfield
American
Race-Car Driver

Felix HoffmannFelix Hoffmann
German
Chemist, Inventor, Pharmacist, Non-fiction writer
Gustav NoskeGustav Noske
German
Politician
Per Albin HanssonPer Albin Hansson
Swedish
Politician

James JeansJames Jeans
British
Physicist

Jeanne LanvinJeanne Lanvin
French
Grand couturier

Antoinette PerryAntoinette Perry
American
Actress
Fielding H. YostFielding H. Yost
American
American Football Player

Horace PippinHorace Pippin
American
Painter

John Steuart CurryJohn Steuart Curry
American
Painter

Rüdiger von der GoltzRüdiger von der Goltz
German, Polish
German army officer

Vincent YoumansVincent Youmans
American
Composer
François de La RocqueFrançois de La Rocque
French
Political Leader

Claus SchillingClaus Schilling
German
Military physician, Non-fiction writer
E. Phillips OppenheimE. Phillips Oppenheim
British
Author

Wanda GágWanda Gág
American
Artist
Arthur DoveArthur Dove
American
Artist
Christopher R. W. NevinsonChristopher R. W. Nevinson
British
Paramedic, Painter