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: India
Died: March 2

 2 Nathuram Godse

Nathuram Godse.
12
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Birthdate: May 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maharashtra
Died: November 15

 3 Lead Belly

Lead Belly.
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 6

 4 Charles Ponzi

Charles Ponzi.
1
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 George Gurdjieff

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

 6 Richard Georg Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss.
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: June 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 8

 7 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)
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 8 Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson.
1
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: November 25

 9 Wallace Beery

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

 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
Died: October 30

 11 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

 12 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

 13 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

 14 Amadeo Giannini

Amadeo Giannini
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 6, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Jose
Died: June 3

 15 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

 16 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

 17 Hassan al-Banna

Hassan al-Banna
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: School teacher
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El-Mahmoudeya, Egypt
Died: February 12

 18 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

 19 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)

 20 Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia

Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: January 29, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: March 25

 21 Georgi Dimitrov

Georgi Dimitrov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kovachevtsi, Bulgaria
Died: July 2

 22 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

 23 Klaus Mann

Klaus Mann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 21

 24 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

 25 Robert Alesch

Robert Alesch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Catholic priest
Birthdate: March 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aspelt, Luxembourg
Died: January 25

 26 Elton Mayo

Elton Mayo
0
Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: December 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide
Died: September 7

 27 Kim Gu

Kim Gu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hwanghae
Died: June 26

 28 Tej Bahadur Sapru

Tej Bahadur Sapru
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: December 8, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aligarh, India
Died: January 20

 29 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

 30 James Ensor

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

 31 Henri Giraud

Henri Giraud
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Birthdate: January 18, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: March 13

 32 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)

 33 Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: jurist-consultant, lawyer, politician, judge
Birthdate: April 13, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 19

 34 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

 35 Maurice Maeterlinck

Maurice Maeterlinck
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: August 29, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: May 6

 36 E. J. Bellocq

E. J. Bellocq
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: photographer
Birthdate: 1873 AD
Birthplace: New Orleans
Died: 1949 AD

 37 Sigrid Undset

Sigrid Undset.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Literature
Birthdate: May 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kalundborg
Died: June 10

 38 José Clemente Orozco

José Clemente Orozco
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico
Died: September 7

 39 Al Shean

Al Shean
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 12, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingdom of Prussia
Died: August 12

 40 Vasily Degtyaryov

Vasily Degtyaryov
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Russian engineer
Birthdate: January 2, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: January 16

 41 Ibrahim Datuk Tan Malaka

Ibrahim Datuk Tan Malaka
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Minangkabau communist leader
Birthdate: June 2, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lima Puluh Kota Regency Limapuluh Koto, Dutch East Indies
Died: February 19

 42 Tom Longboat

Tom Longboat
0
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)

 43 Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
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Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: November 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gries am Brenner
Died: November 11

 44 Birbal Sahni

Birbal Sahni.
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Palaeobotanist
Birthdate: 1891 AD
Birthplace: Saharanpur district
Died: April 10

 45 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)

 46 Axel Munthe

Axel Munthe
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Medical Doctor
Birthdate: October 31, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oskarshamn, Sweden
Died: February 11

 47 Leonard Bloomfield

Leonard Bloomfield
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Famous As: linguist
Birthdate: April 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: April 18

 48 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

 49 Niceto Alcalá-Zamora

Niceto Alcalá-Zamora
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Priego de Córdoba, Spain
Died: February 18

 50 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