The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died on 1940

Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky (1879 - 1940)

Soviet politician
Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey (1887 - 1940)

Jamaican political leader and journalist
Neville Chamberlain

Neville Chamberlain (1869 - 1940)

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman (1869 - 1940)

Lithuanian-American activist and writer
J. J. Thomson

J. J. Thomson (1856 - 1940)

English physicist
Smedley Butler

Smedley Butler (1881 - 1940)

American marine general
Udham Singh

Udham Singh (1899 - 1940)

Indian activist
Lewis Hine

Lewis Hine (1874 - 1940)

American photographer and activist
Tom Mix

Tom Mix (1880 - 1940)

American actor
Madeleine Astor

Madeleine Astor (1893 - 1940)

RMS Titanic survivor
Manuel Azaña

Manuel Azaña (1880 - 1940)

Spanish politician, 7th President of Spain
Italo Balbo

Italo Balbo (1896 - 1940)

Italian Marshal of the Air Force
Fusajiro Yamauchi

Fusajiro Yamauchi (1859 - 1940)

Nintendo president and founder
Frederick Cook

Frederick Cook (1865 - 1940)

American explorer and physician
Paul Klee

Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

Swiss-German painter
Ben Turpin

Ben Turpin (1869 - 1940)

American actor
Gunnar Asplund

Gunnar Asplund (1885 - 1940)

Swedish architect
Billy Hamilton

Billy Hamilton (1866 - 1940)

American baseball player
George Davis

George Davis (1870 - 1940)

American baseball player
Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin (1892 - 1940)

German critic and writer
Édouard Michelin

Édouard Michelin (1859 - 1940)

French industrialist
Edwin Carewe

Edwin Carewe (1883 - 1940)

American motion picture director
Charley Straight

Charley Straight (1891 - 1940)

American musician
Leon Douglass

Leon Douglass (1869 - 1940)

American inventor and film maker
Lewis Yancey

Lewis Yancey (1895 - 1940)

American aviator