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

Charles PonziCharles Ponzi
Italian, American
Con Artist

george gurdjieffGeorge Gurdjieff
Armenian
Spiritual Teacher

Angela HitlerAngela Hitler
Austrian, German
Adolf Hitler's Sister

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery
American
Actor
Bill RobinsonBill Robinson
American
Dancer

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

Frank MorganFrank Morgan
American
Actor
Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Author

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
Elton MayoElton Mayo
Australian
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist

Douglas HydeDouglas Hyde
Irish
Former President of Ireland
José Clemente OrozcoJosé Clemente Orozco
Mexican
Painter

Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
American
Cartoonist

Maurice MaeterlinckMaurice Maeterlinck
Belgian
Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright,
Niceto Alcalá-ZamoraNiceto Alcalá-Zamora
Spanish
Politician

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Henri GiraudHenri Giraud
French
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Georgi DimitrovGeorgi Dimitrov
Bulgarian, Russian
Politician

Frank MurphyFrank Murphy
American
jurist-consultant, lawyer, politician, judge

James EnsorJames Ensor
Belgian
Painter

Klaus MannKlaus Mann
American
Novelist, Short story writer
Al SheanAl Shean
German, Prussian
Comedian
Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
Filipino
Nurse

Sam WoodSam Wood
American
Director

James Truslow AdamsJames Truslow Adams
American
Historian of the modern age, Historian, Biographer

Leonard BloomfieldLeonard Bloomfield
American
linguist
Tom LongboatTom Longboat
Canadian
Athletics competitor

Harry Stack SullivanHarry Stack Sullivan
American
Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Psychologist

E. J. BellocqE. J. Bellocq
American
photographer

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two SiciliesPrince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Spanish, Italian
Military personnel

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

Hans PfitznerHans Pfitzner
Russian
Composer
Harry BurleighHarry Burleigh
American
Composer

Wiley Blount RutledgeWiley Blount Rutledge
American
Justice of the Supreme Court
John Neville KeynesJohn Neville Keynes
British
Economist

Joaquín Torres-GarcíaJoaquín Torres-García
Spanish, Uruguayan
Artist

Alejandro LerrouxAlejandro Lerroux
Spanish
Politician

Bill TraylorBill Traylor
American
Artist

Béla BalázsBéla Balázs
Hungarian
Film critic
Kim GuKim Gu
South Korean
Politician

Joaquín TurinaJoaquín Turina
Spanish
Composer

John William DunneJ. W. Dunne
Irish
Soldier

Bunk JohnsonBunk Johnson
American
Musician
John T. McCutcheonJohn T. McCutcheon
American
Political Cartoonist

Gustav RadbruchGustav Radbruch
German
Politician
Jacques CopeauJacques Copeau
French
Theatre director

James Rowland AngellJames Rowland Angell
American
Psychologist

Maurice BlondelMaurice Blondel
French
Philosopher
Jack LovelockJack Lovelock
New Zealander
Athlete

Hallie Quinn BrownHallie Quinn Brown
American
Educator
Nikos SkalkottasNikos Skalkottas
Greek
Composer

Mary AntinMary Antin
American
Author

Philip BarryPhilip Barry
American
Dramatist
Ulrich SalchowUlrich Salchow
Swedish
Figure Skater

Vítězslav NovákVítězslav Novák
Czech
Composer
Dennis Robert HoaglandDennis Robert Hoagland
American
Scientist

Neysa McMeinNeysa McMein
American
Illustrator

Hervey AllenHervey Allen
American
Writer, Novelist, Literary critic, Poet,

Erich von DrygalskiErich von Drygalski
German
Geographer
Edith SomervilleEdith Somerville
Irish
Writer
Abe IsooAbe Isoo
Japanese
Socialist

Walt KuhnWalt Kuhn
American
Painter

Peter MarshallPeter Marshall
American, Scottish
Preacher

May Wilson PrestonMay Wilson Preston
American
Illustrator
Édouard DujardinÉdouard Dujardin
French
Writer

Frank B. JewettFrank B. Jewett
American
Engineer

Frederic KippingFrederic Kipping
British
Chemist

W. W. HansenW. W. Hansen
American
Physicist

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

Jane ManderJane Mander
New Zealander
Novelist
Bernhard HoetgerBernhard Hoetger
German
Painter, Sculptor, Architect

John Robert ClynesJohn Robert Clynes
British
Politician
William Jackson HumphreysWilliam Jackson Humphreys
American
Physicist
Norman Robert CampbellNorman Robert Campbell
British
Physicist