The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1948

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

Indian politician and activist
Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth (1895 - 1948)

American baseball player
Orville Wright

Orville Wright (1871 - 1948)

American aviator and inventor
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876 - 1948)

Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, founder of Pakistan
D. W. Griffith

D. W. Griffith (1875 - 1948)

American director
Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters (1887 - 1948)

German painter and writer
Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud (1896 - 1948)

French playwright
Manuel Roxas

Manuel Roxas (1892 - 1948)

Filipino politician
Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes (1862 - 1948)

American statesman, lawyer and politician
Claude McKay

Claude McKay (1889 - 1948)

Jamaican-American poet and author
Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold (1886 - 1948)

American ecologist and author
Hideki Tōjō

Hideki Tōjō (1884 - 1948)

Japanese general and politician, 40th Prime Minister of Japan
Witold Pilecki

Witold Pilecki (1901 - 1948)

World War II concentration camp leader and resistor
Arshile Gorky

Arshile Gorky (1904 - 1948)

Armenian artist
Maria Mandel

Maria Mandel (1912 - 1948)

Austrian SS guard
Edvard Beneš

Edvard Beneš (1884 - 1948)

Czech politician
Mordecai Brown

Mordecai Brown (1876 - 1948)

Major League Baseball player
Aubrey Smith

Aubrey Smith (1863 - 1948)

English cricketer and actor
Hack Wilson

Hack Wilson (1900 - 1948)

American baseball player
Gregg Toland

Gregg Toland (1904 - 1948)

American cinematographer
Hugo
Boss

Hugo Boss (1885 - 1948)

German fashion designer
Georges Bernanos

Georges Bernanos (1888 - 1948)

French soldier and author
Vernon Dalhart

Vernon Dalhart (1883 - 1948)

American opera singer
Harry Brearley

Harry Brearley (1871 - 1948)

Inventor of stainless steel
Harry A. Millis

Harry A. Millis (1873 - 1948)

Economist; government employee