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

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
American
Creator of Tarzan

Al JolsonAl Jolson
American
Actor, Singer

Walter Thomas HustonWalter Huston
American
Actor
Timothy EvansTimothy Evans
British, Welsh
 

Kurt WeillKurt Weill
German
Composer

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

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

Vallabhbhai PatelVallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Politician, Lawyer, Economist
Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
Canadian
Socialite

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
Indian
Philosopher
Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist, Professor, Book collector

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American
Engineer, Inventor

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
American
Military personnel, Aviator
John RabeJohn Rabe
German
Entrepreneur
Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden
Swedish
King

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

Emil JanningsEmil Jannings
Swiss, German
Actor

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Indian
Poet, Writer
Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
American
Journalist, Historian

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Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
Finnish
architect

Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,
Karl RennerKarl Renner
Austrian, Czech
Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
Japanese
Politician, Military personnel
SudirmanSudirman
Indonesian
Military personnel

Werner HaaseWerner Haase
German
Physician, University teacher

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

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
American
Actor, Architect, Socialite
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwaiti
Monarch

Joe YuleJoe Yule
British
Putita

Constantin CarathéodoryConstantin Carathéodory
Greek
mathematician, university teacher

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

Fats NavarroFats Navarro
American
American jazz trumpet player
Heinz-Wolfgang SchnauferHeinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
American
American attorney

Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist
Albert François LebrunAlbert François Lebrun
French
Politician, Engineer

Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,
Kim Kyu-sikKim Kyu-sik
North Korean
Politician

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

George MinotGeorge Minot
American
Medical doctor
Agnes RepplierAgnes Repplier
American
Essayist, Biographer

Johannes Vilhelm JensenJohannes Vilhelm Jensen
Danish
Author
Charles DrewCharles Drew
Educator, Doctor, Surgeon

Apirana NgataApirana Ngata
New Zealander
 

Robert CollierRobert Collier
American
Essayist
Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
Scottish
 

Walter HaworthWalter Haworth
British
British chemist
W. L. Mackenzie KingW. L. Mackenzie King
Canadian
Prime Minister,politician

Carter Godwin WoodsonCarter Godwin Woodson
American
 

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
U.S. Representative

Fevzi ÇakmakFevzi Çakmak
Turkish
Politician, Military personnel
Nicholas Black ElkNicholas Black Elk
American