The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1942

Reinhard Heydrich

Reinhard Heydrich (1904 - 1942)

German Nazi SS officer
Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard (1908 - 1942)

American actress
Franz Boas

Franz Boas (1858 - 1942)

German anthropologist
Grant Wood

Grant Wood (1891 - 1942)

American painter
George M. Cohan

George M. Cohan (1878 - 1942)

American composer and playwright
Stefan Zweig

Stefan Zweig (1881 - 1942)

Austrian author, playwright, and journalist
Janusz Korczak

Janusz Korczak (1878 - 1942)

Polish author and pediatrician
Edith Stein

Edith Stein (1891 - 1942)

German nun, philosopher, and saint
Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch (1861 - 1942)

German engineer and businessman, founded Robert Bosch GmbH
Anton Drexler

Anton Drexler (1884 - 1942)

German political figure
Robert Musil

Robert Musil (1880 - 1942)

Austrian author
Hector Guimard

Hector Guimard (1867 - 1942)

French Art Nouveau architect and designer
Bruno Schulz

Bruno Schulz (1892 - 1942)

Polish writer and painter
Bunny Berigan

Bunny Berigan (1908 - 1942)

Trumpeter, singer
Roberto Arlt

Roberto Arlt (1900 - 1942)

Argentine writer
Rachel Field

Rachel Field (1894 - 1942)

Novelist, poet, children's author
George S. Rentz

George S. Rentz (1882 - 1942)

United States Navy officer