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.

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter
Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
Indian
Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi

Charles PonziCharles Ponzi
Italian, American
Con Artist

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
American
Dancer

Richard Georg StraussRichard Georg Strauss
German
Composer

george gurdjieffGeorge Gurdjieff
Armenian
Spiritual Teacher
Margaret  MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'

Angela HitlerAngela Hitler
Austrian, German
Adolf Hitler's Sister

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
American
Actor
Victor FlemingVictor Fleming
American
Film Director

Edward ThorndikeEdward Thorndike
American
Psychologist
Sigrid UndsetSigrid Undset
Norwegian
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Birbal SahniBirbal Sahni
Indian
Palaeobotanist

Chairil AnwarChairil Anwar
Indonesian
Poet

August KroghAugust Krogh
Danish
Zoophysiologist

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius Friedrich Bergius
German
Chemist
Elin PelinElin Pelin
Bulgarian
Writer

Huddie William LedbetterHuddie William Ledbetter
American
Singer

Lead BellyLead Belly
American
Singer
Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American
Actor

Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Author
James ForrestalJames Forrestal
American
Officer, Banker, Investment banker

John George HaighJohn George Haigh
British
Murderer

A.P. GianniniA.P. Giannini
American
Economist
Amadeo GianniniAmadeo Giannini
American
Banker, Entrepreneur

E.L. ThorndikeE.L. Thorndike
Academic, Psychologist
Marcel CerdanMarcel Cerdan
French
Boxer

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
Egyptian
School teacher

Georgi DimitrovGeorgi Dimitrov
Bulgarian, Russian
Politician
Solomon GuggenheimSolomon Guggenheim
American
Businessman

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Elton MayoElton Mayo
Australian
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
French
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
Canadian
Athletics competitor

Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
American
Cartoonist

Frank MurphyFrank Murphy
American
jurist-consultant, lawyer, politician, judge
Douglas HydeDouglas Hyde
Irish
Former President of Ireland
James EnsorJames Ensor
Belgian
Painter

José Clemente OrozcoJosé Clemente Orozco
Mexican
Painter

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,

Al SheanAl Shean
German, Prussian
Comedian
Klaus MannKlaus Mann
American
Novelist, Short story writer

Kim GuKim Gu
South Korean
Politician

Edward Stettinius Jr.Edward Stettinius Jr.
American
Secretary of State

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
Filipino
Nurse

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two SiciliesPrince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Spanish, Italian
Military personnel
Sam WoodSam Wood
American
Director

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
American
linguist
James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer

Peter MarshallPeter Marshall
American, Scottish
Preacher

E. J. BellocqE. J. Bellocq
American
photographer
Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American
Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist

Ibrahim Datuk Tan MalakaIbrahim Datuk Tan Malaka
Indonesian
Minangkabau communist leader
Tej Bahadur SapruTej Bahadur Sapru
Indian
Lawyer

Vasily DegtyaryovVasily Degtyaryov
Russian
Russian engineer

Niceto Alcalá-ZamoraNiceto Alcalá-Zamora
Spanish
Politician

Antoun SaadehAntoun Saadeh
Lebanese
Philosopher

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish, British
Medical Doctor
Harry BurleighHarry Burleigh
American
Composer

Fyodor TolbukhinFyodor Tolbukhin
Russian
Military commander

Stephen Samuel WiseStephen Samuel Wise
Hungarian, American
Rabbi

Wiley Blount RutledgeWiley Blount Rutledge
American
Justice of the Supreme Court
Damaskinos of AthensDamaskinos of Athens
Greek
Archbishop of Athens

John Neville KeynesJohn Neville Keynes
British
Economist
Bill TraylorBill Traylor
American
Artist

Hans PfitznerHans Pfitzner
Russian
Composer

Philip BarryPhilip Barry
American
Dramatist
Aleksandra EksterAleksandra Ekster
Russian
Costume designer

Béla BalázsBéla Balázs
Hungarian
Film critic
Alejandro LerrouxAlejandro Lerroux
Spanish
Politician

Gustav RadbruchGustav Radbruch
German
Politician

Joaquín Torres-GarcíaJoaquín Torres-García
Spanish, Uruguayan
Artist
Joaquín TurinaJoaquín Turina
Spanish
Composer

John Robert ClynesJohn Robert Clynes
British
Politician
Bunk JohnsonBunk Johnson
American
Musician

Ulrich SalchowUlrich Salchow
Swedish
Figure Skater

Vítězslav NovákVítězslav Novák
Czech
Composer

Maurice BlondelMaurice Blondel
French
Philosopher
James Rowland AngellJames Rowland Angell
American
Psychologist
Mary AntinMary Antin
American
Author

Nora GregorNora Gregor
Austrian, Italian
Actress

John T. McCutcheonJohn T. McCutcheon
American
Political Cartoonist

Jacques CopeauJacques Copeau
French
Theatre director
Jack LovelockJack Lovelock
New Zealander
Athlete

Félix d'HérelleFélix d'Hérelle
Canadian, French
Microbiologist

Hallie Quinn BrownHallie Quinn Brown
American
Educator

J.H. ThomasJ.H. Thomas
British, Welsh
Politician

Neysa McMeinNeysa McMein
American
Illustrator
Nikos SkalkottasNikos Skalkottas
Greek
Composer

Vyacheslav IvanovVyacheslav Ivanov
Russian
Poet
Henrik GaleenHenrik Galeen
German, Ukrainian
Actor

Hervey AllenHervey Allen
American
Writer, Novelist, Literary critic, Poet,
William Jacob Will CuppyWilliam Jacob Will Cuppy
American
 
Edith SomervilleEdith Somerville
Irish
Writer