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
25 June 1903, British
Writer
George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
26 July 1856, Irish
Playwright

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
01 September 1875, American
Creator of Tarzan

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
15 August 1872, Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Al JolsonAl Jolson
26 May 1886, American
Actor, Singer

Walter Thomas HustonWalter Huston
05 April 1883, American
Actor
Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew
03 June 1904, American
Physician & Surgeon

Timothy EvansTimothy Evans
20 November 1924, British, Welsh
 

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12 March 1889, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

Kurt WeillKurt Weill
02 March 1900, German
Composer
Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
22 February 1892, American
Poetess and Playwright

Léon BlumLéon Blum
09 April 1872, French
Former Prime Minister of France
Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi
06 June 1890, Indian
First Chief Minister of Assam, India

Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
31 October 1875, Indian
Iron Man of India

Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
03 July 1879, Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General
Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
09 September 1908, Italian
Italian poet

Norman HaworthNorman Haworth
19 March 1883, British
Chemist
Edward Arthur MilneEdward Arthur Milne
14 February 1896, British
Astrophysicist

George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
02 December 1885, American
Medical Researcher

Vallabhbhai PatelVallabhbhai Patel
31 October 1875, Indian
Politician, Lawyer, Economist
Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
14 April 1908, Canadian
Socialite

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
30 December 1879, Indian
Philosopher
Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
08 February 1883, Austrian, Czech
Economist, Professor, Book collector

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
24 May 1870, South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
26 November 1876, American
Engineer, Inventor

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25 June 1886, American
Military personnel, Aviator
John RabeJohn Rabe
23 November 1882, German
Entrepreneur
Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden
16 June 1858, Swedish
King

Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl WavellArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
05 May 1883, British
Politician, Officer

Emil JanningsEmil Jannings
23 July 1884, Swiss, German
Actor

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
10 May 1872, French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,
Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
12 September 1894, Indian
Poet, Writer

Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
19 December 1875, American
Journalist, Historian

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
12 February 1884, German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,

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Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
20 August 1873, Finnish
architect
Karl RennerKarl Renner
14 December 1870, Austrian, Czech
Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
22 March 1880, Japanese
Politician, Military personnel
SudirmanSudirman
24 January 1916, Indonesian
Military personnel

Werner HaaseWerner Haase
02 August 1900, German
Physician, University teacher

Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun
29 August 1871, French
Politician
Charles Hamilton HoustonCharles Hamilton Houston
03 September 1895, American
American lawyer

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
20 December 1865, American
Actor, Architect, Socialite
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
1885 AD, Kuwaiti
Monarch

Joe YuleJoe Yule
30 April 1892, British
Putita

Constantin CarathéodoryConstantin Carathéodory
13 September 1873, Greek
mathematician, university teacher

Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und HalbachGustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
07 August 1870, German
Banker, Diplomat

Fats NavarroFats Navarro
24 September 1923, American
American jazz trumpet player
Heinz-Wolfgang SchnauferHeinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
16 February 1922, German
Aviator, Military personnel

Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
23 August 1868, American
American attorney

Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
20 April 1881
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
23 February 1892, American
Writer, Journalist
Albert François LebrunAlbert François Lebrun
29 August 1871, French
Politician, Engineer

Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
01 October 1878, Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,
Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
14 September 1857, American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist

Kim Kyu-sikKim Kyu-sik
29 January 1881, North Korean
Politician

George MinotGeorge Minot
02 December 1885, American
Medical doctor
Agnes RepplierAgnes Repplier
01 April 1855, American
Essayist, Biographer

Johannes Vilhelm JensenJohannes Vilhelm Jensen
20 January 1873, Danish
Author
Charles DrewCharles Drew
1904 AD
Educator, Doctor, Surgeon

Apirana NgataApirana Ngata
03 July 1874, New Zealander
 

Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
04 August 1870, Scottish
 
Robert CollierRobert Collier
19 April 1885, American
Essayist

Walter HaworthWalter Haworth
19 March 1883, British
British chemist
W. L. Mackenzie KingW. L. Mackenzie King
17 December 1874, Canadian
Prime Minister,politician

Carter Godwin WoodsonCarter Godwin Woodson
19 December 1875, American
 

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
1878 AD
U.S. Representative

Fevzi ÇakmakFevzi Çakmak
12 January 1876, Turkish
Politician, Military personnel
Nicholas Black ElkNicholas Black Elk
01 December 1863, American