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
02 October 1869, Indian
Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895, American
 

Muhammad Ali JinnahMuhammad Ali Jinnah
25 December 1876, Pakistani
 

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
30 December 1884, Japanese
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
24 July 1900, American
Novelist

Harilal GandhiHarilal Gandhi
1888 AD, Indian
Mahatma Gandhi’s Son
Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13 May 1901, Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

D. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith
22 January 1875, American
American director

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud
04 September 1896, French
Dramatist, Poet, Essayist, Actor, & Theatre

Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
11 January 1887, American
 
Claude McKayClaude McKay
15 September 1889, Jamaican, American
Writer

Karl BrandtKarl Brandt
08 January 1904, German
Personal Physician of Adolf Hitler
Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
15 April 1904, American
Abstract Painter

Orville WrightOrville Wright
19 August 1871, American
Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane

Louis LumièreLouis Lumière
05 October 1864, French
Inventor of Cinematograph
See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
19 December 1875, Serbian
Physicist

Hugo BossHugo Boss
08 July 1885, German
 
John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860, American
Officer, Lawyer, Politician

Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
19 June 1909, Japanese
Writer, Novelist

Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
22 January 1898, Russian
Film director
Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
06 August 1861, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
04 October 1881, German
Military personnel
Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
22 July 1886, German
Physician

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas
01 January 1892, Filipino
Politician, Autobiographer, University teacher

Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
26 February 1861, German
Ruler

Folke BernadotteFolke Bernadotte
02 January 1895, Swedish
Politician, Diplomat, Military personnel
Edvard BenešEdvard Beneš
28 May 1884, Czech
Lecturer, Politician, Association football player
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20 June 1887, German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Maria MandlMaria Mandl
10 January 1912, Austrian
Prison officer, Torturer

Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
26 October 1871, Mexican
Photographer

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
09 October 1892, American
Economist
Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
05 June 1887, American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
10 July 1883, German
Military personnel

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
23 November 1897, German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
16 August 1904, Indian
Author, Poet

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Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
27 July 1878, Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel
Andrei ZhdanovAndrei Zhdanov
14 February 1896, Russian
politician, military personnel

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
30 April 1870, Austrian, Hungarian
Composer
George BeurlingGeorge Beurling
06 December 1921, Canadian
Aviator, Military personnel

Yellapragada SubbarowYellapragada Subbarow
12 January 1895, Indian
Biochemist

Otto RaschOtto Rasch
07 December 1891, German
Politician, Lawyer
Weston PriceWeston Price
06 September 1870, American
dentist, nutritionist

Charles A. BeardCharles A. Beard
27 November 1874, American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University
Kenji DoiharaKenji Doihara
08 August 1883, Japanese
Military personnel

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11 March 1885, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
10 July 1905, German
Politician

Viktor BrackViktor Brack
09 November 1904, German
Torturer

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
08 September 1910, Austrian, German
Physician, Psychiatrist
Gregg TolandGregg Toland
29 May 1904, American
Cinematographer

Wilhelm Ritter von ThomaWilhelm Ritter von Thoma
11 September 1891, German
Military personnel

Mitsumasa YonaiMitsumasa Yonai
02 March 1880, Japanese
Politician,Prime Minister

Isaac IsaacsIsaac Isaacs
06 June 1855, Australian
Judge, Politician, Barrister
Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
28 August 1867, Italian
Composer

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
28 August 1867, Italian
Composer
Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
27 October 1885, Swedish
Painter

Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato
18 April 1882, Brazilian
Linguist, Journalist, Writer, Publisher,

D.W. GriffithD.W. Griffith
1875 AD
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Director
Sonny Boy WilliamsonSonny Boy Williamson
1914 AD
Singer

Laura Wheeler WaringLaura Wheeler Waring
16 May 1887, American
American artist
Ann MacbethAnn Macbeth
1875 AD, British
painter

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
01 October 1874, American
Officer

Janie Porter BarrettJanie Porter Barrett
09 August 1865, American
American educator
Thomas PeacockThomas Peacock
18 February 1920, American
Officer

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
14 February 1878, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat
Władysław T. BendaWładysław T. Benda
15 January 1873, Polish
Painter