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

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
Japanese
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Hugo BossHugo Boss
German
Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur

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

Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Harilal GandhiHarilal Gandhi
Indian
Mahatma Gandhi’s Son

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
Serbian
Physicist
D. W. GriffithD. W. Griffith
American
American director

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
Japanese
Author

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud
French
Dramatist, Poet, Essayist, Actor, & Theatre

Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
American
 

Claude McKayClaude McKay
Jamaican, American
Writer
Edvard BenešEdvard Beneš
Czech
Former President of Czechoslovakia

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

Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
Russian
Film director

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
German
Physician

Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
American
Politician
Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
German
Military personnel
Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
German
Ruler

Maria MandlMaria Mandl
Austrian
Prison officer, Torturer

Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
Indian
Author, Poet
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
German
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

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Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Physician, Psychiatrist

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

Folke BernadotteFolke Bernadotte
Swedish
Politician, Diplomat, Military personnel

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher
Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
German
Military personnel

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel
Gregg TolandGregg Toland
American
Cinematographer

Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
Mexican
Photographer

Charles A. BeardCharles A. Beard
American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University
George BeurlingGeorge Beurling
Canadian
Aviator, Military personnel

Andrei ZhdanovAndrei Zhdanov
Russian
politician, military personnel
Yellapragada SubbarowYellapragada Subbarow
Indian
Biochemist

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
Austrian, Hungarian
Composer

Weston PriceWeston Price
American
dentist, nutritionist

Otto RaschOtto Rasch
German
Politician, Lawyer

Viktor BrackViktor Brack
German
Torturer
Jan MasarykJan Masaryk
Czech
Diplomat

Feng YuxiangFeng Yuxiang
Chinese
Warlord

Jorge Eliécer GaitánJorge Eliécer Gaitán
Colombian
Politician

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

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
British
Journalist, Racecar driver
Susan GlaspellSusan Glaspell
American
Playwright

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
German
Politician

Josephus DanielsJosephus Daniels
American
Newspaper Editor
Wilhelm Ritter von ThomaWilhelm Ritter von Thoma
German
Military personnel

William S. KnudsenWilliam S. Knudsen
Danish
Industrialist
Mitsumasa YonaiMitsumasa Yonai
Japanese
Politician,Prime Minister

Georges BernanosGeorges Bernanos
French
Author

Isaac IsaacsIsaac Isaacs
Australian
Judge, Politician, Barrister
Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer
D.W. GriffithD.W. Griffith
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Director

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
Swedish
Painter

Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato
Brazilian
Linguist, Journalist, Writer, Publisher,

Sonny Boy WilliamsonSonny Boy Williamson I
American
Singer
Ann MacbethAnn Macbeth
British
painter
Laura Wheeler WaringLaura Wheeler Waring
American
American artist

Władysław T. BendaWładysław T. Benda
Polish
Painter

Janie Porter BarrettJanie Porter Barrett
American
American educator

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
American
Officer
Dazai OsamuDazai Osamu
Japanese
Author

Thomas PeacockThomas Peacock
American
Officer