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.

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

Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
American
Dancer

george gurdjieffGeorge Gurdjieff
Armenian
Spiritual Teacher

Charles PonziCharles Ponzi
Italian, American
Con Artist

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

Chairil AnwarChairil Anwar
Indonesian
Poet
Birbal SahniBirbal Sahni
Indian
Palaeobotanist

August KroghAugust Krogh
Danish
Zoophysiologist

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius Friedrich Bergius
German
Chemist

Elin PelinElin Pelin
Bulgarian
Writer

Richard Georg StraussRichard Georg Strauss
German
Composer

Margaret  MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'

Lead BellyLead Belly
American
Singer

Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Author
Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American
Actor

George CrossGeorge Cross
Australian
Actor
James ForrestalJames Forrestal
American
Officer, Banker, Investment banker

Amadeo GianniniAmadeo Giannini
American
Banker, Entrepreneur

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
Egyptian
Imam
Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
French
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Georgi DimitrovGeorgi Dimitrov
Bulgarian, Russian
Politician
Douglas HydeDouglas Hyde
Irish
Former President of Ireland

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

Frank MurphyFrank Murphy
American
jurist-consultant, lawyer, politician, judge
James EnsorJames Ensor
Belgian
Painter

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José Clemente OrozcoJosé Clemente Orozco
Mexican
Painter
Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
American
Cartoonist

Niceto Alcalá-ZamoraNiceto Alcalá-Zamora
Spanish
Politician

Sam WoodSam Wood
American
Director

Klaus MannKlaus Mann
American
Novelist, Short story writer
Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two SiciliesPrince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Spanish, Italian
Military personnel
Al SheanAl Shean
German, Prussian
Comedian

Tom LongboatTom Longboat
Canadian
Athletics competitor

Elton MayoElton Mayo
Australian
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist

Kim GuKim Gu
South Korean
Politician
Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
American
linguist

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
Filipino
Nurse

E. J. BellocqE. J. Bellocq
American
photographer

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American
Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist

Tej Bahadur SapruTej Bahadur Sapru
Indian
Lawyer
Antoun SaadehAntoun Saadeh
Lebanese
Philosopher

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer
Stephen Samuel WiseStephen Samuel Wise
Hungarian, American
Rabbi

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

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
Swedish, British
Medical Doctor
Vasily DegtyaryovVasily Degtyaryov
Russian
Russian engineer

Fyodor TolbukhinFyodor Tolbukhin
Russian
Military commander
Wiley Blount RutledgeWiley Blount Rutledge
American
Justice of the Supreme Court

Harry BurleighHarry Burleigh
American
Composer

Hans PfitznerHans Pfitzner
Russian
Composer

Bill TraylorBill Traylor
American
Artist

John Neville KeynesJohn Neville Keynes
British
Economist
Alejandro LerrouxAlejandro Lerroux
Spanish
Politician

Joaquín Torres-GarcíaJoaquín Torres-García
Spanish, Uruguayan
Artist

Béla BalázsBéla Balázs
Hungarian
Film critic

Aleksandra EksterAleksandra Ekster
Russian
Costume designer
Joaquín TurinaJoaquín Turina
Spanish
Composer

John William DunneJ. W. Dunne
Irish
Soldier
Gustav RadbruchGustav Radbruch
German
Politician

Bunk JohnsonBunk Johnson
American
Musician

John T. McCutcheonJohn T. McCutcheon
American
Political Cartoonist
Damaskinos of AthensDamaskinos of Athens
Greek
Archbishop of Athens

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

Maurice BlondelMaurice Blondel
French
Philosopher

James Rowland AngellJames Rowland Angell
American
Psychologist
Philip BarryPhilip Barry
American
Dramatist

Nikos SkalkottasNikos Skalkottas
Greek
Composer
Mary AntinMary Antin
American
Author

Ulrich SalchowUlrich Salchow
Swedish
Figure Skater

Vítězslav NovákVítězslav Novák
Czech
Composer

Hallie Quinn BrownHallie Quinn Brown
American
Educator
Edith SomervilleEdith Somerville
Irish
Writer
Hervey AllenHervey Allen
American
Writer, Novelist, Literary critic, Poet,

Neysa McMeinNeysa McMein
American
Illustrator

Erich von DrygalskiErich von Drygalski
German
Geographer

Abe IsooAbe Isoo
Japanese
Socialist
Édouard DujardinÉdouard Dujardin
French
Writer

Walt KuhnWalt Kuhn
American
Painter

Peter MarshallPeter Marshall
American, Scottish
Preacher

W. W. HansenW. W. Hansen
American
Physicist

Dennis Robert HoaglandDennis Robert Hoagland
American
Scientist
Frank B. JewettFrank B. Jewett
American
Engineer

Helen E. HokinsonHelen E. Hokinson
American
Cartoonist
Masaharu AnesakiMasaharu Anesaki
Japanese
Scholar

Frederic KippingFrederic Kipping
British
Chemist
Jane ManderJane Mander
New Zealander
Novelist
Solomon GuggenheimSolomon Guggenheim
American
Businessman