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

Sri AurobindoSri Aurobindo
Indian
Political and Spiritual Leader
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

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

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

Léon BlumLéon Blum
French
Former Prime Minister of France

Carter WoodsonCarter Woodson
American
Historian

Cesare PaveseCesare Pavese
Italian
Italian poet
Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi
Indian
First Chief Minister of Assam, India

Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
Polish
Scholar who developed the field of General
Norman HaworthNorman Haworth
British
Chemist

Edward Arthur MilneEdward Arthur Milne
British
Astrophysicist

George Richards MinotGeorge Richards Minot
American
Medical Researcher
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by RhinePrincess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine
German, British
Princess

Vallabhbhai PatelVallabhbhai Patel
Indian
Politician, Lawyer, Economist
Gustaf V of SwedenGustaf V of Sweden
Swedish
King

William Lyon Mackenzie KingWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Canadian
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Jan SmutsJan Smuts
South African
Botanist, Officer, Lawyer
Alan HaleAlan Hale
American
Actor

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Grover Cleveland AlexanderGrover Cleveland Alexander
American
Baseball Player
Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl WavellArchibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
British
Politician, Officer

John F. FitzgeraldJohn F. Fitzgerald
American
Politician

Henry L. StimsonHenry L. Stimson
American
Politician

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Indian
Poet, Writer
Emil JanningsEmil Jannings
Austrian, German
Actor
Nicholas Black ElkNicholas Black Elk
American
Traditional Healers

Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun
French
Politician

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American
Engineer, Inventor

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,
Milada HorákováMilada Horáková
Czech
Politician

Ransom Eli OldsRansom Eli Olds
American
Automotive designer

Harold LaskiHarold Laski
British
Economist

Kuniaki KoisoKuniaki Koiso
Japanese
Politician, Military personnel

Marcel MaussMarcel Mauss
French
Sociologist
Olaf StapledonOlaf Stapledon
British
Philosopher

Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwaiti
Ruler
Fevzi ÇakmakFevzi Çakmak
Turkish
Politician, Military personnel

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

Joe YuleJoe Yule
British
Putita
Prince Hubertus of PrussiaPrince Hubertus of Prussia
German
Prince

Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
German
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,
Werner HaaseWerner Haase
German
Physician, University teacher

Eliel SaarinenEliel Saarinen
Finnish
architect

SudirmanSudirman
Indonesian
Military personnel

Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-LangenburgErnst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
German
Prince

Sir Harry LauderSir Harry Lauder
Scottish
 
Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
American
Actor, Architect, Socialite

Dinu LipattiDinu Lipatti
Romanian
Pianist

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

Rafael SabatiniRafael Sabatini
Italian
Writer
Walton WalkerWalton Walker
American
Army General

Charles Hamilton HoustonCharles Hamilton Houston
American
American lawyer
Agnes SmedleyAgnes Smedley
American
Writer, Journalist

Liane de PougyLiane de Pougy
French
Vedette

Sara AllgoodSara Allgood
Irish, American
Actress
Melitta BentzMelitta Bentz
German
Entrepreneur

Constantin CarathéodoryConstantin Carathéodory
Greek
mathematician, university teacher
Āpirana NgataĀpirana Ngata
New Zealander
Politician

Fats NavarroFats Navarro
American
American jazz trumpet player

Edwin SutherlandEdwin Sutherland
American
Sociologist
Nikolai MyaskovskyNikolai Myaskovsky
Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music

Heinz-Wolfgang SchnauferHeinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer
German
Aviator, Military personnel
Belle da Costa GreeneBelle da Costa Greene
American
Librarian

Karl SeitzKarl Seitz
Austrian
Politician

Edgar Lee MastersEdgar Lee Masters
American
American attorney

Robert CollierRobert Collier
American
Essayist
Michael StrangeMichael Strange
American
Poet
Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
British
Lawyer

Hattie Ophelia CarawayHattie Ophelia Caraway
American
U.S. Representative

John J. RaskobJohn J. Raskob
American
Executive

Peter FraserPeter Fraser
New Zealander
Politician
Nicolai HartmannNicolai Hartmann
German
Philosopher

Karl Guthe JanskyKarl Guthe Jansky
American
Physicist

Misia SertMisia Sert
Polish
Pianist

James StephensJames Stephens
Northern Irish
Writer

Francesco CileaFrancesco Cilea
Italian
Composer
Charles KoechlinCharles Koechlin
French
Composer

Émile Jaques-DalcrozeÉmile Jaques-Dalcroze
Austrian, Swiss
Composer
Adolf MeyerAdolf Meyer
Swiss, American
Psychiatrist

Emmanuel MounierEmmanuel Mounier
French
Philosopher
Arturo Alessandri PalmaArturo Alessandri Palma
Chilean
Political figure
John M. StahlJohn M. Stahl
Azerbaijani, American
Film director