Famous People Who Died In 1950

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1950. This list includes people like George Orwell, George Bernard Shaw, Sri Aurobindo, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Walter Huston and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, philosophers and novelists who died in 1950. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & India and many more countries.

George OrwellGeorge Orwell
British
Writer
George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
Irish
Playwright

Al JolsonAl Jolson
American
Actor, Singer

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
Canadian
Socialite

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
Indian
Philosopher
Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
American
Creator of Tarzan

Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist

Walter Thomas HustonWalter Huston
American
Actor

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer
Timothy EvansTimothy Evans
British, Welsh
 

John RabeJohn Rabe
German
Rescuer of Civilians During the Nanking Massacre
Kurt WeillKurt Weill
German
Composer

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
American
Poetess and Playwright

Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew
American
Physician & Surgeon
Léon BlumLéon Blum
French
Former Prime Minister of France

Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Iron Man of India
Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General

Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi
Indian
First Chief Minister of Assam, India

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
Italian
Italian poet
Norman HaworthNorman Haworth
British
Chemist

Edward Arthur MilneEdward Arthur Milne
British
Astrophysicist
George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
American
Medical Researcher

Carter WoodsonCarter Woodson
American
Historian

Vallabhbhai PatelVallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Politician, Lawyer, Economist

William Lyon Mackenzie KingWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Canadian
Politician
Jan SmutsJan Smuts
South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer
Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
American
Military personnel, Aviator

Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl WavellArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
British
Politician, Officer

Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden
Swedish
King

Henry L. StimsonHenry L. Stimson
American
Politician
Emil JanningsEmil Jannings
Swiss, German
Actor

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Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American
Engineer, Inventor

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,

Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
American
Journalist, Historian

Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
American
Baseball Player
Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Indian
Poet, Writer

Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,
SudirmanSudirman
Indonesian
Military personnel

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
Finnish
architect
Karl RennerKarl Renner
Austrian, Czech
Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
Japanese
Politician, Military personnel
Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
American
Actor, Architect, Socialite

Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
British
Philosopher

Edwin SutherlandEdwin Sutherland
American
Sociologist

Werner HaaseWerner Haase
German
Physician, University teacher

Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun
French
Politician
Charles Hamilton HoustonCharles Hamilton Houston
American
American lawyer

Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und HalbachGustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
German
Banker, Diplomat

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwaiti
Ruler

Walton WalkerWalton Walker
American
Army General
Joe YuleJoe Yule
British
Putita

Constantin CarathéodoryConstantin Carathéodory
Greek
mathematician, university teacher
Heinz-Wolfgang SchnauferHeinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Fats NavarroFats Navarro
American
American jazz trumpet player

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist
Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
American
American attorney

Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music
Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,

Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist

Carl Van DorenCarl Van Doren
American
Critic
Kim Kyu-sikKim Kyu-sik
North Korean
Politician

Agnes RepplierAgnes Repplier
American
Essayist, Biographer
Johannes Vilhelm JensenJohannes Vilhelm Jensen
Danish
Author

Ransom Eli OldsRansom Eli Olds
American
Automotive designer

Charles DrewCharles Drew
Educator, Doctor, Surgeon

Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
Scottish
 
Joseph A. SchumpeterJoseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian, American
Economist
Apirana NgataApirana Ngata
New Zealander
 

Robert CollierRobert Collier
American
Essayist

Harold Joseph LaskiHarold Joseph Laski
British
Economist

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
American
U.S. Representative
Fevzi ÇakmakFevzi Çakmak
Turkish
Politician, Military personnel

Nicholas Black ElkNicholas Black Elk
American