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

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
American
American novelist

Joachim von RibbentropJoachim von Ribbentrop
German
Nazi Minister

Wilhelm KeitelWilhelm Keitel
German
German Commanding Officer

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird
British, Scottish
Engineer
W. C. FieldsW. C. Fields
American
 

Alfred RosenbergAlfred Rosenberg
German
Nazi Party Ideologue, Author

Ernst KaltenbrunnerErnst Kaltenbrunner
Austrian
Nazi Leader

Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl
German
Military Commander, Nazi War Criminal
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
German, American
Politician

Hans FrankHans Frank
German
Politician
Madan Mohan MalaviyaMadan Mohan Malaviya
Indian
Politician & Educationist

Louis SlotinLouis Slotin
Canadian
Physicist

Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
German
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'
Tomoyuki YamashitaTomoyuki Yamashita
Japanese
Japanese General

Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz
American
Photographer
Arthur Seyss-InquartArthur Seyss-Inquart
Austrian, Czech
War Criminal

Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine
Portuguese, Russian
French chess player

Marcel PetiotMarcel Petiot
French
Serial Killer
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

Walter JohnsonWalter Johnson
American
Baseball player
Ananda MahidolAnanda Mahidol
German, Thai
King
Ion AntonescuIon Antonescu
Romanian
Former Prime Minister of Romania

Gifford PinchotGifford Pinchot
American
Forestry scientist

Empress WanrongEmpress Wanrong
 

Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
American
Basketball coach, Military personnel

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Andrey VlasovAndrey Vlasov
Russian
officer

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
German, Polish
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Mikhail KalininMikhail Kalinin
Russian
Revolutionary

Kurt DaluegeKurt Daluege
German
Officer, Politician
Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician

László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
Hungarian
Photographer
Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
German
Politician

Masaharu HommaMasaharu Homma
Japanese
Military personnel

Friedrich JeckelnFriedrich Jeckeln
German
Officer, Politician, War criminal
John Vereker, 6th Viscount GortJohn Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
British
Military personnel

Paul LangevinPaul Langevin
French
Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of
Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
American
Chemist, Physicist, University teacher,

Harlan F. StoneHarlan F. Stone
American
Lawyer, Judge, University teacher

Ferenc SzálasiFerenc Szálasi
Armenian, Hungarian
Political leader, Prime Minister

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

Fritz SauckelFritz Sauckel
German
Politician
Herbert MacaulayHerbert Macaulay
Nigerian
Politician

Countee CullenCountee Cullen
American poet

Karl HaushoferKarl Haushofer
German
Geopolitician, Political scientist, Educationist,

William S. HartWilliam S. Hart
American
Actor
Dorothy GibsonDorothy Gibson
Film Actress

Ernest Thompson SetonErnest Thompson Seton
Canadian, British, American
Author
Gerhart HauptmannGerhart Hauptmann
German, Polish
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Novelist,

Charlotte MasonCharlotte Mason
British
Philanthropist

James Clark McReynoldsJames Clark McReynolds
American
Attorney General
Arthur GreiserArthur Greiser
German
Politician

Alexander Vasilyevich AlexandrovAlexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov
Russian
composer, conductor, choir director, music
Anton MussertAnton Mussert
Civil engineer, Engineer, Non-fiction writer

Carter GlassCarter Glass
American
Politician

Herbert BakerHerbert Baker
British
Architect, Screenwriter
Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
Swedish
Writer, Military personnel

Wilhelm MarxWilhelm Marx
German
Politician, Judge
Francisco Largo CaballeroFrancisco Largo Caballero
Spanish
Politician

Yōsuke MatsuokaYōsuke Matsuoka
Japanese
politician, diplomat,

Jorge UbicoJorge Ubico
Guatemalan
Politician, Officer

Karl Maria WiligutKarl Maria Wiligut
Austrian
Writer, Occultist
Barney OldfieldBarney Oldfield
American
Race-Car Driver
Jeanne LanvinJeanne Lanvin
French
Grand couturier

David GraysonRay Stannard Baker
American
 

Felix HoffmannFelix Hoffmann
German
Chemist, Inventor, Pharmacist, Non-fiction writer

Laurette TaylorLaurette Taylor
American
Actress
Louis BachelierLouis Bachelier
French
Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer

Claus SchillingClaus Schilling
German
Military physician, Non-fiction writer

Christopher R. W. NevinsonChristopher R. W. Nevinson
British
Paramedic, Painter

James Hopwood JeansJames Hopwood Jeans
British
Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer

Dragoljub MihailovićDragoljub Mihailović
Swedish, Yugoslav
General
Paul NashPaul Nash
British
painter, illustrator, printmaker

Homma MasaharuHomma Masaharu
Japanese
Japanese general
Alfred Damon RunyonAlfred Damon Runyon
American
 

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
Swiss, Polish
Polish chemist