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
 

Hideki TojoHideki Tojo
Japanese
27th Prime Minister of Japan

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
American
Novelist

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

Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
Polish
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

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

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud
French
Dramatist, Poet, Essayist, Actor, & Theatre
Aldo LeopoldAldo Leopold
American
 

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

Arshile GorkyArshile Gorky
American
Abstract Painter

Orville WrightOrville Wright
American
Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane
Louis LumièreLouis Lumière
French
Inventor of Cinematograph

Hugo BossHugo Boss
German
 
John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
American
Officer, Lawyer, Politician

Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
Japanese
Writer, Novelist

Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
Russian
Film director
Edith RooseveltEdith Roosevelt
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Theodor MorellTheodor Morell
German
Physician
Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
German
Military personnel

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas
Filipino
Politician, Autobiographer, University teacher

Ferdinand I of BulgariaFerdinand I of Bulgaria
German
Ruler

Folke BernadotteFolke Bernadotte
Swedish
Politician, Diplomat, Military personnel
Edvard BenešEdvard Beneš
Czech
Lecturer, Politician, Association football player
Ruth BenedictRuth Benedict
American
Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher,

Maria MandlMaria Mandl
Austrian
Prison officer, Torturer

Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
Mexican
Photographer

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

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Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
German
Military personnel

Karl GebhardtKarl Gebhardt
German
Surgeon, Torturer, University teacher

Iwane MatsuiIwane Matsui
Japanese
Soldier, Military personnel
Andrei ZhdanovAndrei Zhdanov
Russian
politician, military personnel

Franz LehárFranz Lehár
Austrian, Hungarian
Composer
Yellapragada SubbarowYellapragada Subbarow
Indian
Biochemist

Otto RaschOtto Rasch
German
Politician, Lawyer

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

Kenji DoiharaKenji Doihara
Japanese
Military personnel
Charles A. BeardCharles A. Beard
American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, University

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Wolfram SieversWolfram Sievers
German
Politician

Viktor BrackViktor Brack
German
Torturer

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
Austrian, German
Physician, Psychiatrist
Gregg TolandGregg Toland
American
Cinematographer

Kōki HirotaKōki Hirota
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat

Wilhelm Ritter von ThomaWilhelm Ritter von Thoma
German
Military personnel

Mitsumasa YonaiMitsumasa Yonai
Japanese
Politician,Prime Minister
Isaac IsaacsIsaac Isaacs
Australian
Judge, Politician, Barrister

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer
Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
Italian
Composer

Sigrid HjerténSigrid Hjertén
Swedish
Painter

D.W. GriffithD.W. Griffith
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Director
Monteiro LobatoMonteiro Lobato
Brazilian
Linguist, Journalist, Writer, Publisher,

Sonny Boy WilliamsonSonny Boy Williamson
Singer
Laura Wheeler WaringLaura Wheeler Waring
American
American artist

Ann MacbethAnn Macbeth
British
painter

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Sr.
American
Officer
Władysław T. BendaWładysław T. Benda
Polish
Painter

Janie Porter BarrettJanie Porter Barrett
American
American educator
Thomas PeacockThomas Peacock
American
Officer