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 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

 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 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)

 7 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
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 8 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

 9 Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Physician and Educator
Birthdate: August 31, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chiaravalle (Ancona), Italy
Died: May 6

 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 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

 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 Keith Murdoch

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

 14 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

 15 Susan Peters

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

 16 Alexandra Kollontai

Alexandra Kollontai.
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Listed In: Leaders
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 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

 19 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

 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 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

 22 D. S. Senanayake

Don Stephen 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

 23 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

 24 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

 25 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

 26 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

 27 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

 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 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

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 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

 34 Josephine Tey

Josephine Tey
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter, Biographer
Birthdate: July 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inverness
Died: February 13

 35 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

 36 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

 37 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

 38 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

 39 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

 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 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

 42 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

 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 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

 45 Paul Nemenyi

Paul Nemenyi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rijeka
Died: March 1

 46 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

 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 Wop May

Wop May
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: March 20, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carberry
Died: June 21

 49 Norman Douglas

George Norman Douglas
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thuringen, Austria
Died: February 7

 50 Albert Battel

Albert Battel
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: January 21, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prężynka, Poland
Died: 1952 AD