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
Novelist
George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
Irish
Playwright

Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Iron Man of India

Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
Canadian
Socialite

Al JolsonAl Jolson
American
Actor, Singer

Carter WoodsonCarter Woodson
American
Historian
Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew
American
Physician & Surgeon

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

Walter Thomas HustonWalter Huston
American
Actor
Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist

Timothy EvansTimothy Evans
British, Welsh
 

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

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

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
American
Military Leader

Léon BlumLéon Blum
French
Former Prime Minister of France

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
Italian
Italian poet
Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General

Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi
Indian
First Chief Minister of Assam, India
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

Princess Victoria of Hesse and by RhinePrincess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine
German, British
Princess
William Lyon Mackenzie KingWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Canadian
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Alan HaleAlan Hale
American
Actor

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer
Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl WavellArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
British
Politician, Officer

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Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
American
Baseball Player
John F. FitzgeraldJohn F. Fitzgerald
American
Politician

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Indian
Poet, Writer

Henry L. StimsonHenry L. Stimson
American
Politician

Emil JanningsEmil Jannings
Austrian, German
Actor
Nicholas Black ElkNicholas Black Elk
American
Traditional Healers
Milada HorákováMilada Horáková
Czech
Politician

Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden
Swedish
King

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Harold LaskiHarold Laski
British
Economist
Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun
French
Politician

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American
Engineer, Inventor

Joe YuleJoe Yule
British
Putita

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,

Ransom Eli OldsRansom Eli Olds
American
Automotive designer
Charles Hamilton HoustonCharles Hamilton Houston
American
American lawyer

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
Japanese
Politician, Military personnel
Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,

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

Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
British
Philosopher
SudirmanSudirman
Indonesian
Military personnel

Karl RennerKarl Renner
Austrian, Czech
Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer
Werner HaaseWerner Haase
German
Physician, University teacher

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
Finnish
architect

Sara AllgoodSara Allgood
Irish, American
Actress

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
American
Actor, Architect, Socialite

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

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

Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
Scottish
 

Walton WalkerWalton Walker
American
Army General
Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist

Liane de PougyLiane de Pougy
French
Vedette
Edwin SutherlandEdwin Sutherland
American
Sociologist

Constantin CarathéodoryConstantin Carathéodory
Greek
mathematician, university teacher

Belle da Costa GreeneBelle da Costa Greene
American
Librarian
Fats NavarroFats Navarro
American
American jazz trumpet player

Āpirana NgataĀpirana Ngata
New Zealander
Politician
Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Heinz-Wolfgang SchnauferHeinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
German
Aviator, Military personnel

Robert CollierRobert Collier
American
Essayist
Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
American
American attorney

Karl SeitzKarl Seitz
Austrian
Politician
Michael StrangeMichael Strange
American
Poet

John J. RaskobJohn J. Raskob
American
Executive

Peter FraserPeter Fraser
New Zealander
Politician

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
British
Lawyer
Karl Guthe JanskyKarl Guthe Jansky
American
Physicist
John M. StahlJohn M. Stahl
Azerbaijani, American
Film director

Nicolai HartmannNicolai Hartmann
German
Philosopher

James StephensJames Stephens
Northern Irish
Writer

Francesco CileaFrancesco Cilea
Italian
Composer
Charles KoechlinCharles Koechlin
French
Composer

Adolf MeyerAdolf Meyer
Swiss, American
Psychiatrist

Emmanuel MounierEmmanuel Mounier
French
Philosopher

Arturo Alessandri PalmaArturo Alessandri Palma
Chilean
Political figure

F. O. MatthiessenF. O. Matthiessen
American
Educator
Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist

Evangeline BoothEvangeline Booth
British
Theologian
Theodor WeissenbergerTheodor Weissenberger
German
Military Aviation

Ernest John MoeranErnest John Moeran
British
Composer
Orhan Veli KanıkOrhan Veli Kanık
Turkish
Poet
Kim Kyu-sikKim Kyu-sik
North Korean
Politician