Famous People Who Died In 1946

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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.
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 1 
H. G. Wells
(British Author Who Has Been Called the 'Father of Science Fiction')
H. G. Wells
22
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kent, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 13
 2 
Jack Johnson (Boxer)
(One of the Most Influential Boxers of All Time)
Jack Johnson (Boxer)
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: June 10
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
John Maynard Keynes
(One of the Most Influential Economists of the 20th Century Whose Ideas Greatly Influenced Economic Policies of Governments)
John Maynard Keynes
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: April 21
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 4 
John Logie Baird
5
Birthdate: August 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helensburgh
Died: June 14
 5 
W. C. Fields
4
Birthdate: January 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 25
 6 
Gertrude Stein
(American Novelist, Poet and Playwright)
Gertrude Stein
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 27
 7 
Willi Herold
(Military personnel)
Willi Herold
14
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chemnitz, Germany
Died: November 14
 8 
Marcel Petiot
(French Medical Doctor and Serial Killer Who Was Convicted of Multiple Murders)
Marcel Petiot
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: May 25
 9 
Alfred Stieglitz
(Photographer)
Alfred Stieglitz
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: January 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoboken
Died: July 13
 10 
Madan Mohan Malaviya
(Politician & Educationist)
Madan Mohan Malaviya
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Allahabad, India
Died: November 12
 11 
Walter Johnson
(Baseball player)
Walter Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Humboldt, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Alfred Jodl
(Chief of the Operations Staff of the German Armed Forces High Command (1939 - 1945))
Alfred Jodl
11
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: October 16
 13 
Louis Slotin
(Canadian Physicist and Chemist Who Took Part in the Manhattan Project)
Louis Slotin
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: May 30
 14 
Damon Runyon
(Writer)
Damon Runyon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Died: December 10
 15 
Ion Antonescu
(Conducător of Romania (1940 - 1944))
Ion Antonescu
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 14, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pitești, Romania
Died: June 1
 16 
Gifford Pinchot
(First Chief of the US Forest Service & Former Governor of Pennsylvania)
Gifford Pinchot
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 11, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Simsbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 4
 17 
Arthur Seyss-Inquart
(Austrian Nazi Politician and Chancellor of Austria for 2-Days in March 1938 Before its Annexation)
Arthur Seyss-Inquart
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonařov, Czechia
Died: October 16
 18 
Alexander Alekhine
(Russian-French Former Chess Champion)
Alexander Alekhine
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 24
 19 
Ernst Kaltenbrunner
(Former President of the ICPC and Director of the Reich Security Main Office (1943 - 1945))
Ernst Kaltenbrunner
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ried im Innkreis, Austria
Died: October 16
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 20 
Manuel de Falla
(One of Spain's Greatest Composers of the 20th Century)
Manuel de Falla
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 23, 1876
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: November 14
 21 
Hans Frank
(German Politician and Lawyer Who Served as Governor-General of Poland During World War II)
Hans Frank
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: October 16
 22 
László Moholy-Nagy
(Photographer)
László Moholy-Nagy
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bácsborsód
Died: November 24
 23 
William S. Hart
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
Died: June 23
 24 
Lionel Atwill
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Croydon, Greater London, England
Died: April 22
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Harlan F. Stone
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 11, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chesterfield, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 22
 26 
Herbert Macaulay
(Nigerian Politician Who Was Known as the Father of Nigerian Nationalism)
Herbert Macaulay
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lagos Colony, Nigeria
Died: May 7
 27 
Mikhail Kalinin
(Soviet Communist Leader and Statesman)
Mikhail Kalinin
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 19, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Verkhnyaya Troitsa, Russia
Died: June 3
 28 
Dorothy Gibson
(Former Film Actress best remembered as a survivor of the sinking of the Titanic and for starring in the first motion picture based on the disaster)
Dorothy Gibson
2
Birthdate: May 17, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 17
 29 
Ignacy Mościcki
(Polish chemist)
Ignacy Mościcki
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mierzanowo
Died: October 2
 30 
Elisabeth Becker
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nowy Staw, Poland
Died: July 4
 31 
Theodore Schurch
(The Only British Soldier to be Executed for Treachery During the World War II)
Theodore Schurch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 5, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: January 4
 32 
Gerda Steinhoff
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrzeszcz, Gdańsk, Poland
Died: July 4
 33 
George Woolf
(Jockey)
George Woolf
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Died: January 4
 34 
Gilbert N. Lewis
(American Physical Chemist Best Known for His Discovery of the Covalent Bond)
Gilbert N. Lewis
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 23, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 23
 35 
Paul Langevin
(Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of science, Educationist, Non-fiction writer)
Paul Langevin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: December 19
 36 
Harry Hopkins
(Politician)
Harry Hopkins
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa Sioux City, Iowa U.S.
Died: January 29
 37 
Booth Tarkington
(One of Only Four Novelists to Win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction More Than Once)
Booth Tarkington
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 29, 1869
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: May 19
 38 
Draža Mihailović
(Yugoslav Serb General During World War II)
Draža Mihailović
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ivanjica, Serbia
Died: July 17
 39 
George Arliss
(Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film actor)
George Arliss
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: February 5
 40 
Tony Lazzeri
(Baseball player)
Tony Lazzeri
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 6
 41 
Patty Hill
(Composer)
Patty Hill
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchorage, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 25
 42 
Ernest Thompson Seton
(American Author, Wildlife Artist, Founder of the 'Woodcraft Indians' and Founding Pioneer of the 'Boy Scouts of America')
Ernest Thompson Seton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 14, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Shields, County Durham, England
Died: October 23
 43 
Jeanne Lanvin
(Fashion designer)
Jeanne Lanvin
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 1, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 6
 44 
Louis Bachelier
(Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer)
Louis Bachelier
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 11, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Le Havre
Died: April 26
 45 
Horace Pippin
(Painter)
Horace Pippin
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 6
Maria Innocentia Hummel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Massing, Germany Massing, Germany
Died: November 6
 47 
Upendranath Brahmachari
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamalpur
Died: February 6
 48 
Homma Masaharu
(Japanese general)
Homma Masaharu
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sado, Japan
Died: April 3
 49 
Constance Garnett
(English translator)
Constance Garnett
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: December 17
 50 
Arthur Dove
(The First Abstract Painter from America)
Arthur Dove
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canandaigua, New York, United States
Died: November 23