Famous People Who Died In 1952

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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.
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 1 
Evita Peron
(First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952)
Evita Peron
35
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Toldos, Argentina
Died: July 26
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
George VI
(King of the United Kingdom (1936-52))
George VI
39
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: February 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Curly Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Trio ‘The Three Stooges’)
Curly Howard
6
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 4 
Hattie McDaniel
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mammy’ in the Film ‘Gone with the Wind’)
Hattie McDaniel
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Birthdate: June 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: October 26
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
John Dewey
(Philosopher)
John Dewey
12
Birthdate: October 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: June 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Maria Montessori
(Italian Educator and Founder of the 'Montessori Method of Education')
Maria Montessori
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Italy
Died: April 30
 7 
John Garfield
7
Birthdate: March 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Jack Parsons
(Researcher)
Jack Parsons
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 17
 9 
George Santayana
(Regarded as One of the Most Important Thinkers of the First Half of the 20th Century)
George Santayana
3
Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 26
 10 
Francis Pegahmagabow
(Canadian Soldier, Activist, and Politician)
Francis Pegahmagabow
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Ontario
Died: August 5
 11 
Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)
Elizabeth Kenny
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30
 12 
Karen Horney
(German Psychoanalyst Best Known for Founding Feminist Psychology in Response to Freud’s Theory of Penis Envy)
Karen Horney
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4
 13 
Margaret Wise Brown
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 13
 14 
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
 15 
Susan Peters
(Actress)
Susan Peters
1
Birthdate: July 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: October 23
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Krystyna Skarbek
(Britain's First and Longest-Serving Female Secret Agent)
Krystyna Skarbek
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trzepnica, Poland
Died: June 15
 17 
Paul Éluard
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France
Died: November 18
 18 
Edward S. Curtis
(Former photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people)
Edward S. Curtis
1
Birthdate: February 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 19
 19 
Knut Hamsun
(One of the Most Influential Norwegian Writers & Winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize in Literature.)
Knut Hamsun
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom Municipality, Norway
Died: February 19
 20 
Horloogiyn Choybalsan
(Political figure)
Horloogiyn Choybalsan
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: January 26
 21 
Josephine Tey
(Author Known for Her Novel ‘The Daughter of Time')
Josephine Tey
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland
Died: February 13
 22 
Benedetto Croce
(Philosopher, Politician, Art historian, Writer, Literary critic)
Benedetto Croce
1
Birthdate: February 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pescasseroli
Died: November 20
 23 
Charles Maurras
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16
 24 
Chaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)
Chaim Weizmann
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9
 25 
Charles Scott Sherrington
(English Neurophysiologist Who Won the 1932 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Charles Scott Sherrington
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: March 4
 26 
William Fox
(Film producer)
William Fox
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulchva, Hungary
Died: May 8
 27 
Harold Innis
(Economist, Historian, Philosopher, University teacher, Sociologist)
Harold Innis
0
Birthdate: November 5, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Otterville, Ontario
Died: November 8
 28 
Fletcher Henderson
(Former pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of big band jazz and swing music)
Fletcher Henderson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cuthbert, Georgia, United States
Died: December 29
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Paramahansa Yogananda
4
Birthdate: January 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7
 30 
Henri Bourassa
(Former Member of the Canadian Parliament for Labelle (1896 - 1907))
Henri Bourassa
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1868
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 31
 31 
Kurt Schumacher
(Politician)
Kurt Schumacher
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: August 20
 32 
Emilie Louise Flöge
(Fashion designer)
Emilie Louise Flöge
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 26
 33 
Uncle Dave Macon
(American Old-Time Banjo Player, Singer & Comedian)
Uncle Dave Macon
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smartt Station, Tennessee, United States
Died: March 22
 34 
Wop May
(Canadian Flying Ace )
Wop May
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carberry
Died: June 21
 35 
Ferenc Molnár
( Hungary’s Most Celebrated and Controversial Novelist and Playwright Known for His Novel 'The Paul Street Boys')
Ferenc Molnár
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 1
 36 
Paul Nemenyi
(Physicist)
Paul Nemenyi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 5, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rijeka
Died: March 1
 37 
Natalia Brasova
(Noblewoman)
Natalia Brasova
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perovo, Russia
Died: January 23
Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 19
 39 
Elena of Montenegro
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: November 28
 40 
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
(The 1st President of Finland)
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Suomussalmi, Finland
Died: September 22
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 41 
Michael Rostovtzeff
(Russian Archaeologist and Historian)
Michael Rostovtzeff
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Died: October 20
 42 
Norman Douglas
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 8, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thuringen, Austria
Died: February 7
 43 
Maire O Neill
(Actress)
Maire O Neill
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 2
 44 
Boardman Robinson
(Caricaturist and painter)
Boardman Robinson
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somerset, Canada
Died: September 5
 45 
Wilm Hosenfeld
(Army Officer)
Wilm Hosenfeld
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mackenzell, Prussia, German Empire
Died: August 13
 46 
Wladyslaw Strzeminski
1
Birthdate: November 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: December 26
 47 
Dick Curtis
0
Birthdate: May 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport, Kentucky, United States
Died: January 3
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 48 
Bedřich Hrozný
(Orientalist)
Bedřich Hrozný
0
Birthdate: May 6, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lysá nad Labem, Czechia
Died: December 12
 49 
Philip Murray
(Labour leader)
Philip Murray
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blantyre, Scotland
Died: November 9
 50 
Eli Heckscher
(Swedish Political Economist and Economic Historian Known for His Contributions to 'International Trade Theory')
Eli Heckscher
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: December 23