The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1949

Nathuram Godse

Nathuram Godse (1910 - 1949)

Indian assassin of Mahatma Gandhi
Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu (1879 - 1949)

Indian poet and activist
Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)

German composer and conductor
Charles Ponzi

Charles Ponzi (1882 - 1949)

Italian businessman
Edward Thorndike

Edward Thorndike (1874 - 1949)

American psychologist
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (1878 - 1949)

American dancer and actor
Almanzo Wilder

Almanzo Wilder (1857 - 1949)

Member of the Wilder family
Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming (1889 - 1949)

American director, cinematographer, and producer
James Ensor

James Ensor (1860 - 1949)

Belgian painter
Maurice Maeterlinck

Maurice Maeterlinck (1862 - 1949)

Belgian poet Nobel Prize in Literature|Nobel Prize laureate
Lead
Belly

Lead Belly (1888 - 1949)

American singer, songwriter and guitarist
Robert Ripley

Robert Ripley (1890 - 1949)

American cartoonist
Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy (1890 - 1949)

Politician and Supreme court justice
Kurt Welter

Kurt Welter (1916 - 1949)

German World War II fighter pilot
Will Cuppy

Will Cuppy (1884 - 1949)

Satirist, book reviewer
Rex Beach

Rex Beach (1877 - 1949)

Author and water polo player
Buck Freeman

Buck Freeman (1871 - 1949)

American baseball player
Russell W. Porter

Russell W. Porter (1871 - 1949)

American artist, engineer, astronomer, and explorer
Macdonald Smith

Macdonald Smith (1892 - 1949)

Professional golfer
Jack
Wright

Jack Wright (1901 - 1949)

Canadian tennis player
Charles Brickley

Charles Brickley (1891 - 1949)

American football player and coach
Euday L. Bowman

Euday L. Bowman (1887 - 1949)

American composer