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

Al JolsonAl Jolson
American
Actor, Singer

Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
Canadian
Socialite

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
Indian
Philosopher

Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
American
Creator of Tarzan
Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Walter Thomas HustonWalter Huston
American
Actor

Timothy EvansTimothy Evans
British, Welsh
 
Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
American
Military Leader
Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew
American
Physician & Surgeon

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

Kurt WeillKurt Weill
German
Composer

John RabeJohn Rabe
German
Rescuer of Civilians During the Nanking Massacre

Edna St. Vincent MillayEdna St. Vincent Millay
American
Poetess and Playwright
Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Iron Man of India

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

Edward Arthur MilneEdward Arthur Milne
British
Astrophysicist
Norman HaworthNorman Haworth
British
Chemist

Carter WoodsonCarter Woodson
American
Historian

George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
American
Medical Researcher
Vallabhbhai PatelVallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Politician, Lawyer, Economist

Walter HustonWalter Huston
Canadian
Film Actor, Theater Actor
William Lyon Mackenzie KingWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Canadian
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer

Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
American
Baseball Player
Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
American
Journalist, Historian

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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

Henry L. StimsonHenry L. Stimson
American
Politician

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Indian
Poet, Writer
Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American
Engineer, Inventor
Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,

Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun
French
Politician

Werner HaaseWerner Haase
German
Physician, University teacher
Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,

Karl RennerKarl Renner
Austrian, Czech
Politician, Librarian, Diplomat, Lawyer

Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
British
Philosopher

SudirmanSudirman
Indonesian
Military personnel
Charles Hamilton HoustonCharles Hamilton Houston
American
American lawyer

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
Finnish
architect
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwaiti
Ruler

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
American
Actor, Architect, Socialite

Fevzi ÇakmakFevzi Çakmak
Turkish
Politician, Military personnel
Walton WalkerWalton Walker
American
Army General

Joe YuleJoe Yule
British
Putita
Sara AllgoodSara Allgood
Irish, American
Actress

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

Fats NavarroFats Navarro
American
American jazz trumpet player

Constantin CarathéodoryConstantin Carathéodory
Greek
mathematician, university teacher

Peter FraserPeter Fraser
New Zealander
Politician
Edwin SutherlandEdwin Sutherland
American
Sociologist

John J. RaskobJohn J. Raskob
American
Executive

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

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist
Āpirana NgataĀpirana Ngata
New Zealander
Politician

Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
American
American attorney
Francesco CileaFrancesco Cilea
Italian
Composer

Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Karl Guthe JanskyKarl Guthe Jansky
American
Physicist
Karl SeitzKarl Seitz
Austrian
Politician

Émile Jaques-DalcrozeÉmile Jaques-Dalcroze
Austrian, Swiss
Composer
Nicolai HartmannNicolai Hartmann
German
Philosopher

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
British
Lawyer

Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,
Michael StrangeMichael Strange
American
Poet

Charles KoechlinCharles Koechlin
French
Composer
John M. StahlJohn M. Stahl
Azerbaijani, American
Film director

Irving BachellerIrving Bacheller
American
Journalist

Orhan Veli KanıkOrhan Veli Kanık
Turkish
Poet

Belle da Costa GreeneBelle da Costa Greene
American
Librarian
Walter DamroschWalter Damrosch
German, Polish, American
Conductor
Alice Stone BlackwellAlice Stone Blackwell
American
Journalist, Poet, Biographer, Feminist

Kim Kyu-sikKim Kyu-sik
North Korean
Politician

Evangeline BoothEvangeline Booth
British
Theologian

Ernest John MoeranErnest John Moeran
British
Composer
F. O. MatthiessenF. O. Matthiessen
American
Educator

Carl Van DorenCarl Van Doren
American
Critic

Arthur Jeffrey DempsterArthur Jeffrey Dempster
Canadian, American
Physicist

Julia MarloweJulia Marlowe
American
Actress

Jane CowlJane Cowl
American
Film Actress
Giovanni GiorgiGiovanni Giorgi
Italian
Physicist

Isaiah BowmanIsaiah Bowman
Canadian, American
Geographer
Lev BergLev Berg
Moldovan, Russian
Geographer

Kazys GriniusKazys Grinius
Lithuanian
President
Alexandru Vaida-VoevodAlexandru Vaida-Voevod
Hungarian, Romanian
Politician
Samuel PutnamSamuel Putnam
American
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