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

Hugo BossHugo Boss
German
Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
Japanese
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
American
Novelist
John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
American
US Army Officer During WW I

D. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith
American
American director

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
Serbian
Physicist
Harilal GandhiHarilal Gandhi
Indian
Mahatma Gandhi’s Son

Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
Japanese
Author
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
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
American
 

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Edvard BenešEdvard Beneš
Czech
Former President of Czechoslovakia

Claude McKayClaude McKay
Jamaican, American
Writer
Karl BrandtKarl Brandt
German
Personal Physician of Adolf Hitler

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
American
Abstract Painter
Orville WrightOrville Wright
American
Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane

Louis LumièreLouis Lumière
French
Inventor of Cinematograph

Carole LandisCarole Landis
American
Actress
Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
American
Politician

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
German
Physician
Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
German
Ruler

Maria MandlMaria Mandl
Austrian
Prison officer, Torturer

Folke BernadotteFolke Bernadotte
Swedish
Politician, Diplomat, Military personnel
Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

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Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
German
Military personnel

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
Austrian, Hungarian
Composer
Andrei ZhdanovAndrei Zhdanov
Russian
politician, military personnel
Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
Mexican
Photographer

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel

Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
Czech
Diplomat

George BeurlingGeorge Beurling
Canadian
Aviator, Military personnel
Weston PriceWeston Price
American
dentist, nutritionist

Gregg TolandGregg Toland
American
Cinematographer

Feng YuxiangFeng Yuxiang
Chinese
Warlord

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

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Physician, Psychiatrist
Jorge Eliécer GaitánJorge Eliécer Gaitán
Colombian
Politician

Yellapragada SubbarowYellapragada Subbarow
Indian
Biochemist
Viktor BrackViktor Brack
German
Torturer

Sonny Boy WilliamsonSonny Boy Williamson I
American
Singer

Otto RaschOtto Rasch
German
Politician, Lawyer
William S. KnudsenWilliam S. Knudsen
Danish
Industrialist

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat
Kenji DoiharaKenji Doihara
Japanese
Military personnel

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
German
Politician

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
American
Newspaper Editor

Wilhelm Ritter von ThomaWilhelm Ritter von Thoma
German
Military personnel
Thomas W. LamontThomas W. Lamont
American
Banker

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
Indian
Author, Poet

Mitsumasa YonaiMitsumasa Yonai
Japanese
Politician,Prime Minister

Susan GlaspellSusan Glaspell
American
Playwright
Georges BernanosGeorges Bernanos
French
Author

Richard TauberRichard Tauber
Austrian
Opera singer
Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
American
Pianist

Isaac IsaacsIsaac Isaacs
Australian
Judge, Politician, Barrister

Władysław T. BendaWładysław T. Benda
Polish
Painter
D.W. GriffithD.W. Griffith
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Director

Wesley Clair MitchellWesley Clair Mitchell
American
Economist
Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato
Brazilian
Linguist, Journalist, Writer, Publisher,

Hermann PisterHermann Pister
German
German officer

Richard C. TolmanRichard C. Tolman
American
Physicist
Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
Swedish
Painter

Denton WelchDenton Welch
British
Writer
Vicente HuidobroVicente Huidobro
Chilean
Poet

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer

Cissy PattersonCissy Patterson
American
Journalist
U SawU Saw
Burmese
Politician
Gertrude AthertonGertrude Atherton
American
Author

Emil LudwigEmil Ludwig
Swiss, German
Writer

Georg BruchmüllerGeorg Bruchmüller
German
Artillery officer

Ermanno Wolf-FerrariErmanno Wolf-Ferrari
Italian
Composer
Sophonisba BreckinridgeSophonisba Breckinridge
American
Educator

Kan KikuchiKan Kikuchi
Japanese
Author

Earl CarrollEarl Carroll
American
Theatrical producer

Ignaz FriedmanIgnaz Friedman
Polish
Pianist

Rosika SchwimmerRosika Schwimmer
Hungarian
Feminist
Arthur Whitten BrownArthur Whitten Brown
Scottish
Navigator

Jacques FeyderJacques Feyder
Belgian
Actor
Laura Wheeler WaringLaura Wheeler Waring
American
American artist

Judah Leon MagnesJudah Leon Magnes
American
Rabbi
Jock SutherlandJock Sutherland
American
Football coach
John Robert GreggJohn Robert Gregg
Irish, American
Educator