The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1944

Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel (1891 - 1944)

German field marshal
Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky (1866 - 1944)

Russian-French painter
Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)

Norwegian painter
Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller (1904 - 1944)

American trombonist, composer, and bandleader
Aimee Semple McPherson

Aimee Semple McPherson (1890 - 1944)

Canadian-American evangelist, founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Manuel L. Quezon

Manuel L. Quezon (1878 - 1944)

Filipino politician
William James Sidis

William James Sidis (1898 - 1944)

American mathematician
Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell (1857 - 1944)

American journalist
Al Smith

Al Smith (1873 - 1944)

American politician, 42nd Governor of New York
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857 - 1944)

Member of the British Royal Family and daughter of Queen Victoria
Mildred Harris

Mildred Harris (1901 - 1944)

American actress
Ludwig Beck

Ludwig Beck (1880 - 1944)

German general
Richard Sorge

Richard Sorge (1895 - 1944)

German journalist and spy
Günther von Kluge

Günther von Kluge (1882 - 1944)

German field marshal
Galeazzo Ciano

Galeazzo Ciano (1903 - 1944)

Italian politician
Guy Gibson

Guy Gibson (1918 - 1944)

English aviator
Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel (1873 - 1944)

French surgeon and biologist
Erwin von Witzleben

Erwin von Witzleben (1881 - 1944)

German field marshal
Lou Henry Hoover

Lou Henry Hoover (1874 - 1944)

First Lady of the United States
Marc Bloch

Marc Bloch (1886 - 1944)

French historian
George Herriman

George Herriman (1880 - 1944)

American cartoonist
Ernst Thälmann

Ernst Thälmann (1886 - 1944)

German politician
Giovanni Gentile

Giovanni Gentile (1875 - 1944)

Italian philosopher
Aristide Maillol

Aristide Maillol (1861 - 1944)

French sculptor and painter
Max Brand

Max Brand (1892 - 1944)

Novelist, short story writer
George Ade

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Writer, newspaper columnist, playwright