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 
Evita Peron
(Actress, First Lady of Argentina (1946-52))

Evita Peron
19
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
29
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: February 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 

Hattie McDaniel
14
Birthdate: June 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: October 26

 4 

Curly Howard
3
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 5 
John Dewey
(Philosopher)

John Dewey
8
Birthdate: October 20, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: June 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
Maria Montessori
(Founder of the Montessori method of education)

Maria Montessori
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Italy
Died: April 30

 7 

John Garfield
6
Birthdate: March 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 
George Santayana
(Popularly Known for Aphorisms, Auch as "Those Who Cannot Remember The Past Are Condemned to Repeat It")

George Santayana
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 26

Paramahansa Yogananda
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: March 7

 10 
Jack Parsons
(Researcher)

Jack Parsons
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 17

 11 

Francis Pegahmagabow
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parry Sound, Ontario
Died: August 5

 12 
Karen Horney
(Psychoanalyst)

Karen Horney
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4

 13 
Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)

Elizabeth Kenny
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: November 30

 14 

Margaret Wise Brown
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 13

 15 
Wilm Hosenfeld
(Army Officer)

Wilm Hosenfeld
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mackenzell, Prussia, German Empire
Died: August 13

 16 
D. S. Senanayake
(First Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)

D. S. Senanayake
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1883
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mirigama
Died: March 22

 17 
Knut Hamsun
(Writer)

Knut Hamsun
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lom Municipality, Norway
Died: February 19

 18 

Paul Éluard
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France
Died: November 18

 19 
Edward S. Curtis
(Former photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people)

Edward S. Curtis
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 19

 20 
Carl Tanzler
(Radiographer)

Carl Tanzler
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: July 3

 21 
Chaim Weizmann
(Former President of Israel)

Chaim Weizmann
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Motal
Died: November 9

 22 

Charles Maurras
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martigues, France
Died: November 16

 23 

Elena of Montenegro
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Montenegro
Died: November 28

 24 
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)

 25 
Charles Scott Sherrington
(Neurophysiologist)

Charles Scott Sherrington
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: March 4

 26 
Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow
(Governor-General of India)

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

 27 
Krystyna Skarbek
(Intelligence agent)

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

 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)

 29 
Benedetto Croce
(Philosopher, Politician, Art historian, Writer, Literary critic)

Benedetto Croce
1
Birthdate: February 25, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pescasseroli
Died: November 20

 30 
Harold Innis
(Economist, Historian, Philosopher, University teacher, Sociologist)

Harold Innis
0
Birthdate: November 5, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Otterville, Ontario
Died: November 8

 31 
Horloogiyn Choybalsan
(Political figure)

Horloogiyn Choybalsan
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: January 26

 32 
George Remus
(Lawyer, Businesspeople)

George Remus
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 13, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 20

 33 
Emilie Louise Flöge
(Fashion designer)

Emilie Louise Flöge
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 26

 34 

Uncle Dave Macon
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Died: March 22

 35 

Ferenc Molnár
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: April 1

 36 
Henri Bourassa
(Politician)

Henri Bourassa
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 1, 1868
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 31

 37 
Rudolf Slánský
(Politician)

Rudolf Slánský
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nezvěstice, Czechia
Died: December 3

 38 
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg
(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)

 39 
Boardman Robinson
(Caricaturist and painter)

Boardman Robinson
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somerset, Canada
Died: September 5

 40 
Maire O Neill
(Actress)

Maire O Neill
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 2

 41 
William Fox
(Film producer)

William Fox
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulchva, Hungary
Died: May 8

 42 

Michael Ivanovich Rostovtzeff
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Died: October 20

 43 

Dick Curtis
0
Birthdate: May 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport, Kentucky, United States
Died: January 3
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 44 
Natalia Brasova
(Noblewoman)

Natalia Brasova
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perovo, Russia
Died: January 23

 45 
Bedřich Hrozný
(Orientalist)

Bedřich Hrozný
0
Birthdate: May 6, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lysá nad Labem, Czechia
Died: December 12

 46 
Philip Murray
(Labour leader)

Philip Murray
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blantyre, Scotland
Died: November 9

 47 
Mahmood Hussein Mattan
(Criminal, Sailor)

Mahmood Hussein Mattan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1923 AD
Birthplace: British Somaliland
Died: September 3

 48 

Harold LeClair Ickes
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3

 49 

Eli Filip Heckscher
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: December 23

 50 
Elisabeth Schumann
(Soprano singer)

Elisabeth Schumann
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Merseburg, Germany
Died: April 23