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
Frances Ford SeymourFrances Ford Seymour
Canadian
Socialite

George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw
Irish
Playwright

Al JolsonAl Jolson
American
Actor, Singer

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader

Walter Thomas HustonWalter Huston
American
Actor
Edgar Rice BurroughsEdgar Rice Burroughs
American
Creator of Tarzan

Timothy EvansTimothy Evans
British, Welsh
 

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

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer
Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelSardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Iron Man of India

Kurt WeillKurt Weill
German
Composer
Léon BlumLéon Blum
French
Former Prime Minister of France

Charles R. DrewCharles R. Drew
American
Physician & Surgeon

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

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

Ramana MaharshiRamana Maharshi
Indian
Philosopher
Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American
Engineer, Inventor

Joseph SchumpeterJoseph Schumpeter
Austrian, Czech
Economist, Professor, Book collector

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer

John RabeJohn Rabe
German
Entrepreneur
Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
American
Military personnel, Aviator
Emil JanningsEmil Jannings
Swiss, German
Actor

Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden
Swedish
King

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

Henry L. StimsonHenry L. Stimson
American
Politician
Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

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Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
French
Politician, Sociologist, Ethnologist,

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Indian
Poet, Writer

SudirmanSudirman
Indonesian
Military personnel

Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
American
Journalist, Historian
Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,

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

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Werner HaaseWerner Haase
German
Physician, University teacher
Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
American
Actor, Architect, Socialite

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

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

Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist
Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Albert François LebrunAlbert François Lebrun
French
Politician, Engineer
Othmar SpannOthmar Spann
Austrian
Economist, Philosopher, University teacher,

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

Kim Kyu-sikKim Kyu-sik
North Korean
Politician
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
 
Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
Scottish
 

Joseph A. SchumpeterJoseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian, American
Economist
Robert CollierRobert Collier
American
Essayist

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