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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Hermann Goring

Hermann Goring
25
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: German Military Leader
Birthdate: January 12, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rosenheim, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire
Died: October 15

 2 H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells
8
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent, England
Died: August 13

 3 Amon Goeth

Amon Goeth
10
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: SS Nazi Officer
Birthdate: December 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 13
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 4 John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: April 21

 5 Wilhelm Keitel

Wilhelm Keitel
7
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Chief of the German Armed Forces High Command (1938-45)
Birthdate: September 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bad Gandersheim, Germany
Died: October 16

 6 Jack Johnson (Boxer)

Jack Johnson (Boxer)
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: June 10
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 Joachim von Ribbentrop

Joachim von Ribbentrop
2
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nazi Germany (1938-45)
Birthdate: April 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wesel, Germany
Died: October 16
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein
5
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 27

 9 Alfred Jodl

Alfred Jodl
3
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Chief of the Operations Staff of the German Armed Forces High Command (1939-1945)
Birthdate: May 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: October 16

 10 Ernst Kaltenbrunner

Ernst Kaltenbrunner
6
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Director of the Reich Security Main Office (1943-45)
Birthdate: October 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ried im Innkreis, Austria
Died: October 16
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 11 Alfred Rosenberg

Alfred Rosenberg
5
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Nazi Party theorist
Birthdate: January 12, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: October 16

 12 Hans Frank

Hans Frank
1
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: October 16

 13 William Joyce

William Joyce
5
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Fascist Politician
Birthdate: April 24, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 3

 14 Madan Mohan Malaviya

Madan Mohan Malaviya
5
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician & Educationist
Birthdate: December 25, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Allahabad, India
Died: November 12

 15 Ion Antonescu

Ion Antonescu
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Romania
Birthdate: June 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Piteşti
Died: June 1

 16 W. C. Fields

W. C. Fields
0
Birthdate: January 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby
Died: December 25

 17 Louis Slotin

Louis Slotin
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: May 30

 18 Tomoyuki Yamashita

Tomoyuki Yamashita
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Japanese General
Birthdate: November 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Otoyo, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan
Died: February 23

 19 Julius Streicher

Julius Streicher
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dinkelscherben, Germany
Died: October 16

 20 Mikhail Kalinin

Mikhail Kalinin
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: November 19, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Verkhnyaya Troitsa, Russia
Died: June 3

 21 Arthur Seyss-Inquart

Arthur Seyss-Inquart
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor of Austria (1938)
Birthdate: July 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonařov, Czechia
Died: October 16

 22 John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helensburgh
Died: June 14

 23 Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: October 31, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 24

 24 Empress Wanrong

Empress Wanrong
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: June 20

 25 Willi Herold

Willi Herold
2
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: September 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chemnitz, Germany
Died: November 14

 26 Wilhelm Frick

Wilhelm Frick
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 12, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alsenz, Germany
Died: October 16
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 27 Ananda Mahidol

Ananda Mahidol
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heidelberg
Died: June 9

 28 Alfred Stieglitz

Alfred Stieglitz
0
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: January 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoboken
Died: July 13

 29 Andrey Vlasov

Andrey Vlasov
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: September 14, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lomakino, Russia
Died: August 1

 30 Joseph Stilwell

Joseph Stilwell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: March 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States
Died: October 12

 31 Damon Runyon

Damon Runyon
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 4, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10

 32 Werner von Blomberg

Werner von Blomberg
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: September 2, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stargard Szczeciński
Died: March 14

 33 Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Humboldt, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 34 Dragoljub Mihailović

Dragoljub Mihailović
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: April 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ivanjica, Serbia
Died: July 17

 35 Jenny-Wanda Barkmann

Jenny-Wanda Barkmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Guard
Birthdate: May 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: July 4

 36 Marcel Petiot

Marcel Petiot
2
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: January 17, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: May 25

 37 Elisabeth Becker

Elisabeth Becker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Guard
Birthdate: July 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nowy Staw, Poland
Died: July 4

 38 Kurt Daluege

Kurt Daluege
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Police officer
Birthdate: September 15, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kluczbork, Poland
Died: October 24

 39 Harry Hopkins

Harry Hopkins
0
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa Sioux City, Iowa U.S.
Died: January 29

 40 Friedrich Jeckeln

Friedrich Jeckeln
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Politician, War criminal
Birthdate: February 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hornberg
Died: February 3

 41 Homma Masaharu

Homma Masaharu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Japanese general
Birthdate: November 27, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sado, Japan
Died: April 3

 42 Ferenc Szálasi

Ferenc Szálasi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader, Prime Minister
Birthdate: January 6, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Košice
Died: March 12

 43 Fritz Sauckel

Fritz Sauckel
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haßfurt, Germany
Died: October 16

 44 Karl Hermann Frank

Karl Hermann Frank
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karlovy Vary
Died: May 22

 45 John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: July 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Westminster, London
Died: March 31

 46 John Steuart Curry

John Steuart Curry
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dunavant, Kansas, United States
Died: August 29

 47 Herbert Macaulay

Herbert Macaulay
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 14, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lagos
Died: May 7

 48 László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy
0
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bácsborsód
Died: November 24

 49 Gerda Steinhoff

Gerda Steinhoff
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Guard
Birthdate: January 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrzeszcz, Gdańsk, Poland
Died: July 4

 50 Paul Langevin

Paul Langevin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of science, Educationist, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: January 23, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 19