Famous People Who Died In 1952

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1952. This list includes people like George VI, Curly Howard, John Dewey, Hattie McDaniel, Maria Montessori and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, philosophers and poets who died in 1952. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 George VI

George VI.
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Famous As: Former King of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: February 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Evita Peron

Evita Peron.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Toldos, Argentina
Died: July 26

 3 Curly Howard

Curly Howard.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York
Died: January 18
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 John Dewey

John Dewey.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: June 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 10, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita
Died: October 26

 6 Wilm Hosenfeld

Wilm Hosenfeld.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mackenzell, Prussia, German Empire
Died: August 13

 7 Jack Parsons

Jack Parsons
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Researcher
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 17
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 8 Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda.
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Famous As: Guru
Birthdate: January 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7

 9 Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Founder of the Montessori method of education
Birthdate: August 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Italy
Died: April 30

 10 John Garfield

John Garfield.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 Kiichiro Toyoda

Kiichiro Toyoda
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: June 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Japan
Died: March 27

 12 George Santayana

George Santayana.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, & Novelist
Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid
Died: September 26

 13 Chaim Weizmann

Chaim Weizmann.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Israel
Birthdate: November 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9

 14 Susan Peters

Susan Peters
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington
Died: October 23

 15 Keith Murdoch

Keith Murdoch
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Famous As: War correspondent
Birthdate: August 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: October 5

 16 Alexandra Kollontai

Alexandra Kollontai.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: March 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 9

 17 Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 4, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom
Died: February 19

 18 Anne Tracy Morgan

Anne Tracy Morgan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: July 25, 1873
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Highland Falls, New York, United States
Died: January 29

 19 Francis Pegahmagabow

Francis Pegahmagabow.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Marksman
Birthdate: March 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Ontario
Died: August 5

 20 Karen Horney

Karen Horney
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychoanalyst
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4

 21 Krystyna Skarbek

Krystyna Skarbek
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Intelligence agent
Birthdate: May 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trzepnica, Poland
Died: June 15

 22 Elena of Montenegro

Elena of Montenegro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: January 8, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: November 28

 23 Billy Hughes

Billy Hughes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: September 25, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 28

 24 Jürgen Stroop

Jürgen Stroop
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: military personnel
Birthdate: September 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detmold
Died: March 6

 25 Charles Maurras

Charles Maurras
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 20, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16

 26 Gertrude Lawrence

Gertrude Lawrence
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 4, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newington, London, United Kingdom
Died: September 6

 27 Horloogiyn Choybalsan

Horloogiyn Choybalsan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: February 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: January 26

 28 William Fox

William Fox
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulchva, Hungary
Died: May 8

 29 Josephine Tey

Josephine Tey
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Famous As: Playwright, Novelist
Birthdate: July 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland
Died: February 13

 30 Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

Jean de Lattre de Tassigny
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: February 2, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Died: January 11

 31 Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 19, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 30

 32 Margaret Wise Brown

Margaret Wise Brown
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 13

 33 Elizabeth Kenny

Elizabeth Kenny.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse & Health Administrator
Birthdate: September 20, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30

 34 Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow

Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Governor-General of India
Birthdate: September 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queensferry, Scotland
Died: January 5

 35 D. S. Senanayake

D. S. Senanayake.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
Birthdate: October 20, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mirigama
Died: March 22

 36 Sir Stafford Cripps

Sir Stafford Cripps
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 24, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 21

 37 Benedetto Croce

Benedetto Croce
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Famous As: Philosopher, Politician, Art historian, Writer, Literary critic
Birthdate: February 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pescasseroli
Died: November 20

 38 Paul Éluard

Paul Éluard
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France
Died: November 18

 39 Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 24, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schwerin, Germany
Died: December 28

 40 Edward S. Curtis

Edward S. Curtis
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer, Anthropologist
Birthdate: February 16, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Whitewater
Died: October 19

 41 Fletcher Henderson

Fletcher Henderson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American bandleader
Birthdate: December 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cuthbert, Georgia, United States
Died: December 29

 42 Viktor Chernov

Viktor Chernov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: December 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kamyshin, Russia
Died: April 15

 43 Albert Forster

Albert Forster
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fürth
Died: February 28

 44 Kurt Schumacher

Kurt Schumacher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: August 20

 45 Heinrich von Vietinghoff

Heinrich von Vietinghoff
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: December 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mainz
Died: February 23

 46 Natalia Brasova

Natalia Brasova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perovo, Russia
Died: January 23

 47 Sven Hedin

Sven Hedin.
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Famous As: Geographer, Explorer
Birthdate: February 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 26

 48 John Cobb

John Cobb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Race Car Driver
Birthdate: December 2, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Esher, England
Died: September 29

 49 Harold LeClair Ickes

Harold LeClair Ickes
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3

 50 Vittorio Emanuele Orlando

Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 19, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: December 1