The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1937

John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller (1839 - 1937)

American business magnate and philanthropist
Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford (1871 - 1937)

New Zealand-British physicist
Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi (1874 - 1937)

Italian inventor and developed Marconi's law, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow (1911 - 1937)

American actress
George Gershwin

George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)

American music composer and pianist
J. M. Barrie

J. M. Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Scottish author
Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith (1894 - 1937)

American singer
Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler (1870 - 1937)

Austrian psychologist
Maurice Ravel

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)

French composer
Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci (1891 - 1937)

Italian philosopher and theorist
Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937)

American author
J. Bruce Ismay

J. Bruce Ismay (1862 - 1937)

English businessman
Ramsay MacDonald

Ramsay MacDonald (1866 - 1937)

Scottish politician
Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin (1863 - 1937)

French historian and educator, founded the International Olympic Committee
Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga (1878 - 1937)

Uruguayan-Argentinian author, poet, and playwright
Lou Andreas-Salomé

Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861 - 1937)

Russian-German psychoanalyst and author
Elihu Root

Elihu Root (1845 - 1937)

American politician
Wallace Carothers

Wallace Carothers (1896 - 1937)

American organic chemist
Karol Szymanowski

Karol Szymanowski (1882 - 1937)

Polish composer and pianist
Elihu Thomson

Elihu Thomson (1853 - 1937)

American inventor
Marta Cunningham

Marta Cunningham (1869 - 1937)

American musician