The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1950

Vallabhbhai Patel

Vallabhbhai Patel (1875 - 1950)

Indian activist and politician, 1st Deputy Prime Minister of India
Charles R. Drew

Charles R. Drew (1904 - 1950)

American physician and surgeon
Al Jolson

Al Jolson (1886 - 1950)

American singer, comedian, and actor
Joseph Schumpeter

Joseph Schumpeter (1883 - 1950)

Austrian economist
Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson (1875 - 1950)

American historian
Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo (1872 - 1950)

Indian philosopher
Ramana Maharshi

Ramana Maharshi (1879 - 1950)

Indian philosopher
William Lyon Mackenzie King

William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874 - 1950)

Canadian politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada
Vaslav Nijinsky

Vaslav Nijinsky (1890 - 1950)

Russian ballet dancer
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)

American poet and playwright
Kurt Weill

Kurt Weill (1900 - 1950)

German-American composer
Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann (1884 - 1950)

German painter and sculptor
Marcel Mauss

Marcel Mauss (1872 - 1950)

French sociologist
Léon Blum

Léon Blum (1872 - 1950)

French politician
Eliel Saarinen

Eliel Saarinen (1873 - 1950)

Finnish-American architect
Grover Cleveland Alexander

Grover Cleveland Alexander (1887 - 1950)

American baseball player
Cesare Pavese

Cesare Pavese (1908 - 1950)

Italian poet and novelist
Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters (1868 - 1950)

Poet, Biographer, Lawyer
Walton Walker

Walton Walker (1889 - 1950)

United States Army general
Traian Vuia

Traian Vuia (1872 - 1950)

Romanian aviation pioneer
George Hainsworth

George Hainsworth (1895 - 1950)

Canadian ice hockey player
Ernest Poole

Ernest Poole (1880 - 1950)

American journalist; Pulitzer Prize for fiction winner