Famous People Who Died In 1949

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1949. This list includes people like Sarojini Naidu, George Gurdjieff, Wallace Beery, Victor Fleming, Birbal Sahni and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, artists, novelists and political leaders who died in 1949. This list includes people from United States, Germany, India & Russia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet and Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2

 2 Nathuram Godse

Nathuram Godse
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Birthdate: May 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baramati, Maharashtra, India
Died: November 15

 3 Margaret Mitchell

Margaret  Mitchell
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Famous As: Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'
Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16

 4 Charles Ponzi

Charles Ponzi
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Con Artist
Birthdate: March 3, 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lugo, Italy
Died: January 18
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 5 Richard Georg Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Considered a Leading Composer of The Late Romantic & Early Modern Eras
Birthdate: June 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 8

 6 Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: November 25

 7 George Gurdjieff

George Gurdjieff
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gyumri, Armenia
Died: October 29
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 8 Lead Belly

Lead Belly
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Folk and blues singer
Birthdate: January 23, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 6

 9 Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: February 23, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States
Died: January 6

 10 Angela Hitler

Angela Hitler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Adolf Hitler's Sister
Birthdate: July 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria
Died: October 30

 11 Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: August 31, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 9

 12 Wallace Beery

Wallace Beery
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clay County
Died: April 15

 13 Frank Morgan

Frank Morgan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 1, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 18
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 James Forrestal

James Forrestal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Officer, Banker, Investment banker
Birthdate: February 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beacon
Died: May 22

 15 Solomon Guggenheim

Solomon Guggenheim
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: February 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 3

 16 John George Haigh

John George Haigh
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: July 24, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Died: August 10

 17 Birbal Sahni

Birbal Sahni
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Palaeobotanist
Birthdate: 1891 AD
Birthplace: Saharanpur district
Died: April 10

 18 Amadeo Giannini

Amadeo Giannini
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker who founded the Bank of Italy, which became Bank of America
Birthdate: May 6, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Died: June 3

 19 Elton Mayo

Elton Mayo
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Famous As: Psychologist, Professor
Birthdate: December 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: September 7

 20 Aurora Quezon

Aurora Quezon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: February 19, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baler
Died: April 28

 21 Robert Ripley

Robert Ripley
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: December 25, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: May 27

 22 James Ensor

James Ensor
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 13, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ostend, Belgium
Died: November 19

 23 Chairil Anwar

Chairil Anwar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Medan, Indonesia
Died: April 28

 24 Douglas Hyde

Douglas Hyde
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Ireland
Birthdate: January 17, 1860
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Castlerea
Died: July 12

 25 Sam Wood

Sam Wood
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: July 10, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 Ginette Neveu

Ginette Neveu
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: August 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 28

 27 Joaquín Torres García

Joaquín Torres García
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 28, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo
Died: August 8

 28 Kim Gu

Kim Gu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 13th President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
Birthdate: August 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haeju, North Korea
Died: June 26

 29 Kim Jong-suk

Kim Jong-suk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: December 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hoeryŏng, North Korea
Died: September 22

 30 Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel, Noblemen
Birthdate: November 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gries-San Quirino, Bolzano, Italy
Died: November 11

 31 Antoun Saadeh

Antoun Saadeh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 1, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dhour El Choueir, Lebanon
Died: July 8

 32 Bill Traylor

Bill Traylor
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: April 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Benton, Alabama, United States
Died: October 23

 33 Edward Stettinius Jr.

Edward Stettinius Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Secretary of State
Birthdate: October 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 31

 34 Vasily Degtyaryov

Vasily Degtyaryov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former engineer who specialized in weapons design
Birthdate: January 2, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: January 16

 35 Willard Bean

Willard Bean
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 16, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States
Died: September 25

 36 Prince Harald of Denmark

Prince Harald of Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: October 8, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlottenlund Palace, Gentofte, Denmark
Died: March 30

 37 Damaskinos of Athens

Damaskinos of Athens
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Archbishop of Athens
Birthdate: March 3, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dhorvitsia, Greece
Died: May 20

 38 Louis II, Prince of Monaco

Louis II, Prince of Monaco
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 12, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden, Grand Duchy of Baden
Died: May 9

 39 Felix Bressart

Felix Bressart
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chernyshevskoye, Russia
Died: March 17

 40 Arnold Büscher

Arnold Büscher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: December 16, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Died: August 2

 41 John Neville Keynes

John Neville Keynes
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: August 31, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salisbury, United Kingdom
Died: November 15

 42 Maria Ouspenskaya

Maria Ouspenskaya
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: December 3
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 43 Marcel Cerdan

Marcel Cerdan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 22, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria
Died: October 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Elin Pelin

Elin Pelin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 8, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bailovo, Bulgaria
Died: December 3

 45 James Rowland Angell

James Rowland Angell
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: May 8, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: March 4

 46 Joaquín Torres-García

Joaquín Torres-García
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 28, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: August 8

 47 Philip Barry

Philip Barry
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: June 18, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: December 3

 48 August Krogh

August Krogh
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoophysiologist
Birthdate: November 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grenå
Died: September 13

 49 Tom Longboat

Tom Longboat
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athletics competitor
Birthdate: June 4, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation
Died: January 9
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 50 Rex Beach

Rex Beach
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 1, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atwood, Michigan, United States
Died: December 7