Famous People Who Died In 1948

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1948. This list includes people like Mahatma Gandhi, Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Zelda Fitzgerald, Hideki Tojo and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, political leaders, artists and military leaders who died in 1948. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Japan & India and many more countries.

Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi
Indian
Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
American
 

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
Pakistani
Founder of Pakistan

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
American
Novelist

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
Japanese
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Hugo BossHugo Boss
German
Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur
D. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith
American
American director

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
American
US Army Officer During WW I

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
Serbian
Physicist
Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
Japanese
Author

Harilal GandhiHarilal Gandhi
Indian
Mahatma Gandhi’s Son
Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
Russian
Film Director

Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
German
Military Commander

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud
French
Dramatist, Poet, Essayist, Actor, & Theatre
Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
American
Abstract Painter

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
American
 

Edvard BenešEdvard Beneš
Czech
Former President of Czechoslovakia

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Claude McKayClaude McKay
Jamaican, American
Writer

Karl BrandtKarl Brandt
German
Personal Physician of Adolf Hitler
Orville WrightOrville Wright
American
Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane

Louis LumièreLouis Lumière
French
Inventor of Cinematograph

Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
American
Politician
Mordecai BrownMordecai Brown
American
Baseball player

Carole LandisCarole Landis
American
Actress
Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
German
Physician

Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
German
Ruler

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
American
Newspaper Editor
Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
Mexican
Photographer

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Maria MandlMaria Mandl
Austrian
Prison officer, Torturer
Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
German
Military personnel

Folke BernadotteFolke Bernadotte
Swedish
Diplomat

Kantarō SuzukiKantarō Suzuki
Japanese
Political leader

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher
Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

Andrei ZhdanovAndrei Zhdanov
Russian
politician, military personnel

Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel
Weston PriceWeston Price
American
dentist, nutritionist

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
Austrian, Hungarian
Composer

Charles A. BeardCharles A. Beard
American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
Indian
Author, Poet

Yellapragada SubbarowYellapragada Subbarow
Indian
Biochemist
Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
British
Journalist, Racecar driver

George BeurlingGeorge Beurling
Canadian
Aviator, Military personnel
Gregg TolandGregg Toland
American
Cinematographer

Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
Czech
Diplomat

Kenji DoiharaKenji Doihara
Japanese
Military personnel
Viktor BrackViktor Brack
German
Torturer

Otto RaschOtto Rasch
German
Politician, Lawyer
Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Physician, Psychiatrist

Sonny Boy WilliamsonSonny Boy Williamson I
American
Singer

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

Jorge Eliécer GaitánJorge Eliécer Gaitán
Colombian
Politician

Feng YuxiangFeng Yuxiang
Chinese
Warlord
Mitsumasa YonaiMitsumasa Yonai
Japanese
Politician,Prime Minister

Wilhelm Ritter von ThomaWilhelm Ritter von Thoma
German
Military personnel

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
German
Politician

William S. KnudsenWilliam S. Knudsen
Danish
Industrialist
Georges BernanosGeorges Bernanos
French
Author

Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-DinYahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din
Yemeni
Ruler
Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
American
Pianist

Richard TauberRichard Tauber
Austrian
Opera singer

Susan GlaspellSusan Glaspell
American
Playwright
D.W. GriffithD.W. Griffith
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Director

Thomas W. LamontThomas W. Lamont
American
Banker
Isaac IsaacsIsaac Isaacs
Australian
Judge, Politician, Barrister

Wesley Clair MitchellWesley Clair Mitchell
American
Economist

Ruth NeudeckRuth Neudeck
German
Military Supervisor
U SawU Saw
Burmese
Politician

Richard C. TolmanRichard C. Tolman
American
Physicist
Denton WelchDenton Welch
British
Writer

Hermann PisterHermann Pister
German
German officer

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
Swedish
Painter

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer
Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer
Cissy PattersonCissy Patterson
American
Journalist

Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato
Brazilian
Writer

Gertrude AthertonGertrude Atherton
American
Author

Ermanno Wolf-FerrariErmanno Wolf-Ferrari
Italian
Composer
Georg BruchmüllerGeorg Bruchmüller
German
Artillery officer

Vicente HuidobroVicente Huidobro
Chilean
Poet

Władysław T. BendaWładysław T. Benda
Polish
Painter

Ignaz FriedmanIgnaz Friedman
Polish
Pianist

Emil LudwigEmil Ludwig
Swiss, German
Writer
Sophonisba BreckinridgeSophonisba Breckinridge
American
Educator

Earl CarrollEarl Carroll
American
Theatrical producer
Tommy RyanTommy Ryan
American
Boxer

Kan KikuchiKan Kikuchi
Japanese
Author
Franz WeidenreichFranz Weidenreich
German, American
Anthropologist
Laura Wheeler WaringLaura Wheeler Waring
American
American artist