Famous People Who Died In 1952

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Evita Peron
(Actress, First Lady of Argentina (1946-52))
Evita Peron
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Toldos, Argentina
Died: July 26
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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George VI
(King of the United Kingdom (1936-52))
George VI
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Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: February 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Curly Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Trio ‘The Three Stooges’)
Curly Howard
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Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Hattie McDaniel
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Birthdate: June 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: October 26
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John Dewey
(Philosopher)
John Dewey
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Birthdate: October 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: June 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Maria Montessori
(Italian Educator and Founder of the 'Montessori Method of Education')
Maria Montessori
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Italy
Died: April 30
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Jack Parsons
(Researcher)
Jack Parsons
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 17
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John Garfield
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Birthdate: March 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Paramahansa Yogananda
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Birthdate: January 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7
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George Santayana
(Regarded as One of the Most Important Thinkers of the First Half of the 20th Century)
George Santayana
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Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 26
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Francis Pegahmagabow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Ontario
Died: August 5
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Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)
Elizabeth Kenny
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30
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Karen Horney
(German Psychoanalyst Best Known for Founding Feminist Psychology in Response to Freud’s Theory of Penis Envy)
Karen Horney
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Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4
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D. S. Senanayake
(First Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)
D. S. Senanayake
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mirigama
Died: March 22
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Knut Hamsun
(One of the Most Influential Norwegian Writers & Winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize in Literature.)
Knut Hamsun
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom Municipality, Norway
Died: February 19
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Margaret Wise Brown
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 13
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Susan Peters
(Actress)
Susan Peters
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Birthdate: July 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: October 23
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Paul Éluard
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France
Died: November 18
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Edward S. Curtis
(Former photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people)
Edward S. Curtis
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Birthdate: February 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 19
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Krystyna Skarbek
(Britain's First and Longest-Serving Female Secret Agent)
Krystyna Skarbek
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trzepnica, Poland
Died: June 15
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Charles Maurras
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16
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Elena of Montenegro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: November 28
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Horloogiyn Choybalsan
(Political figure)
Horloogiyn Choybalsan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: January 26
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Chaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)
Chaim Weizmann
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9
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Charles Scott Sherrington
(English Neurophysiologist Who Won the 1932 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Charles Scott Sherrington
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: March 4
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Harold Innis
(Economist, Historian, Philosopher, University teacher, Sociologist)
Harold Innis
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Birthdate: November 5, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Otterville, Ontario
Died: November 8
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Keith Murdoch
(War correspondent)
Keith Murdoch
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Birthdate: August 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: October 5
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Alexandra Kollontai
(Russian Revolutionary and Diplomat & First Woman in History to Become an Official Member of a Governing Cabinet)
Alexandra Kollontai
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 9
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Josephine Tey
(Author Known for Her Novel ‘The Daughter of Time')
Josephine Tey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland
Died: February 13
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Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
(Governor-General of India)
Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queensferry, Scotland
Died: January 5
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Benedetto Croce
(Philosopher, Politician, Art historian, Writer, Literary critic)
Benedetto Croce
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Birthdate: February 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pescasseroli
Died: November 20
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Fletcher Henderson
(Former pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music)
Fletcher Henderson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cuthbert, Georgia, United States
Died: December 29
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jürgen Stroop
(German SS Commander During the Nazi Era)
Jürgen Stroop
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detmold, Germany
Died: March 6
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Billy Hughes
(Prime Minister)
Billy Hughes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 28
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Emilie Louise Flöge
(Fashion designer)
Emilie Louise Flöge
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 26
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Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
(Former Prime Minister of Italy (1917 - 1919))
Vittorio Emanuele Orlando
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: December 1
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Uncle Dave Macon
(American Old-Time Banjo Player, Singer & Comedian)
Uncle Dave Macon
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smartt Station, Tennessee, United States
Died: March 22
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George Remus
(Lawyer, Businesspeople)
George Remus
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 13, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 20
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Henri Bourassa
(Former Member of the Canadian Parliament for Labelle (1896 - 1907))
Henri Bourassa
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1868
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 31
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Ferenc Molnár
( Hungary’s Most Celebrated and Controversial Novelist and Playwright Known for His Novel 'The Paul Street Boys')
Ferenc Molnár
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 1
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Sven Hedin
(Geographer)
Sven Hedin
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Birthdate: February 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 26
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Paul Nemenyi
(Physicist)
Paul Nemenyi
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rijeka
Died: March 1
Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 19
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Clark L. Hull
(Psychologist)
Clark L. Hull
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Birthdate: May 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York
Died: May 10
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Dick Curtis
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Birthdate: May 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport, Kentucky, United States
Died: January 3
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Maire O Neill
(Actress)
Maire O Neill
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Birthdate: January 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 2
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Wop May
(Military personnel)
Wop May
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carberry
Died: June 21
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Boardman Robinson
(Caricaturist and painter)
Boardman Robinson
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Birthdate: September 6, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somerset, Canada
Died: September 5
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Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
(1st President of Finland)
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Suomussalmi, Finland
Died: September 22
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Norman Douglas
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thuringen, Austria
Died: February 7
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.