List of famous people who died in 1944

List of celebrities who died in 1944
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This list has 3,488 members. See also 1944, 1940s deaths

Top 10: 1944 deaths

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Glenn Miller
  2. Lupe Velez
  3. Harry Langdon
  4. Mildred Harris
  5. Merna Kennedy
  6. Erwin Rommel
  7. Laird Cregar
  8. Hana Brady
  9. Marion Harris
  10. Lina Cavalieri

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# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Glenn Miller40*15 December, 1944Jazz musician 50,070 3,961
2. Lupe Velez36*13 December, 1944Actor 40,056 4,706
3. Harry Langdon60*22 December, 1944American comedian 4,809 21,256
4. Mildred Harris42*20 July, 1944Actress 4,609 22,553
5. Merna Kennedy36*20 December, 1944Actress 3,671 25,576
6. Erwin Rommel52*14 October, 1944German Field Marshal 3,272 26,296
7. Laird Cregar31*9 December, 1944Actor 2,740 28,615
8. Hana Brady13*23 October, 1944Czech, Victim 1,592 40,140
9. Marion Harris48*23 April, 1944American, Singer 1,412 39,699
10. Lina Cavalieri69*7 February, 1944Opera singer and monologist 1,339 41,851
11. Bella Rosenfeld2 September, 1944American writer and artist model 1,314 40,289
12. Betty Compton40*12 July, 1944American actor 1,277 43,537
13. Aimee Semple McPherson53*27 September, 1944Canadian, Religion 992 47,360
14. Sadakichi Hartmann77*22 November, 1944American writer 766 51,833
15. Richard Bennett74*21 October, 1944Actor 726 53,446
16. Fritz Pfeffer55*20 December, 1944German physician 694 54,610
17. Manuel L. Quezon65*1 August, 1944Filipino politician 669 57,541
18. George Hill1819Scottish Minister, Moderator of the General Assembly, Principal St Mary's College 592 57,321
19. Asmahane25*14 July, 1944Singer, Actor 584 61,658
20. Dick Purcell35*10 April, 1944American actor, best known for playing Marvel Comics' Captain America in the 1943 film serial 545 60,125
21. Kasturba Gandhi74*22 February, 1944Wife Of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 506 62,978
22. Artur Phleps62*21 September, 1944German general 458 64,510
23. Giovanni Gentile68*15 April, 1944 454 63,867
24. Charles King54*11 January, 1944American actor 406 66,834
25. Olive Custance70*12 February, 1944British writer 391 68,220
26. Yvette Guilbert79*3 February, 1944French actor and singer 349 70,903
27. Josephine Earp19 December, 1944American actress and dancer, wife of Wyatt Earp 341 71,991
28. Alan Dinehart54*17 July, 1944Actor 338 72,757
29. Carl Mayer49*1 July, 1944British, Screenwriter 337 70,709
30. Settela Steinbach9*31 July, 1944Holocaust victim 292 77,505
31. Petr Ginz16*28 September, 1944Czech, Writer 289 84,348
32. Jessie Ralph79*30 March, 1944Actor 235 89,420
33. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.29*12 August, 1944American World War II pilot and Navy Cross recipient 230 82,487
34. Myron Selznick45*23 March, 1944Talent agent and film producer 219 82,446
35. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.56*12 July, 1944American political and business leader, Army Medal of Honor recipient, eldest son of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. 219 84,475
36. Piet Mondrian71*1 February, 1944Dutch painter 218 84,854
37. George Stinney14*16 June, 1944American murderer 207 110,114
38. Abdülmecid II76*23 August, 1944Ottoman caliph 204 83,276
39. Adelbert Schulz40*28 January, 1944German World War II general 187 89,101
40. William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington26*10 September, 1944American, Socialite 182 89,482
41. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti67*2 December, 1944Italian poet 176 86,932
42. Bud Jamison49*30 September, 1944Actor 172 90,182
43. Lisl Frank33*4 October, 1944Czech, Singer 164 94,339
44. Hannah Szenes23*7 November, 1944Hungarian resistance fighter 160 99,452
45. Irvin S. Cobb67*11 March, 1944American, Writer 159 93,193
46. Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom87*26 October, 1944Member of the British Royal Family and daughter of Queen Victoria 158 96,533
47. Heinz Heydrich39*19 November, 1944 146 96,502
48. Maria Jacobini52*20 November, 1944Italian, Actress 146 101,787
49. Nelson Stepanyan31*14 December, 1944Soviet Armenian dive bomber pilot 144 96,757
50. Egon Mayer26*2 March, 1944German World War II fighter pilot 143 117,925
51. Richard Fiske28*10 August, 1944Actor 141 95,635
52. Edgar Selwyn68*13 February, 1944Theatrical producer 139 94,941
53. Aino Ackte68*8 August, 1944Finnish soprano 137 101,713
54. Eduard Dietl53*23 June, 1944German general 135 100,028
55. Hans Hermann Junge1944 122 103,281
56. Paul Poiret65*30 April, 1944French fashion designer 119 101,525
57. Princess Mafalda of Savoy41*27 August, 1944Italian princess 119 106,480
58. Tanya Baramzina24*5 July, 1944 106 105,736
59. Wassily Kandinsky78*13 December, 1944Russian painter 98 110,407
60. Galeazzo Ciano40*11 January, 1944Personality 97 108,192
61. Otto Hoffman65*23 June, 1944Actor 94 108,434
62. Lucha Reyes38*25 June, 1944Mexican mariachi singer 93 139,465
63. Cayetano Santos Godino48*15 November, 1944Serial killer 92 114,663
64. Archibald Mathies25*20 February, 1944United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 91 110,129
65. George B. Seitz56*8 July, 1944Film director 90 109,900
66. William Collier Sr.79*13 January, 1944American actor, screenwriter and director 89 110,016
67. George Houston48*12 November, 1944American, Actor 87 114,439
68. Otto Wallburg55*29 October, 1944German film actor 83 119,046
69. Felice Schragenheim22*31 December, 1944French resistance member 82 155,225
70. Harold Lowe61*12 May, 1944British sailor 80 113,374
71. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry44*31 July, 1944French writer 76 118,036
72. Chandramukhi Basu1944 72 117,004
73. Noor Inayat Khan30*13 September, 1944Allied covert radio operator 70 123,600
74. Alun Lewis28*5 March, 1944Poet 70 137,530
75. Trafford Leigh-Mallory52*14 November, 1944British military officer during World Wars I and II 66 120,508
76. Henrietta Crosman83*31 October, 1944American, Actress 65 122,219
77. Tanya Savicheva14*1 July, 1944Russian diarist 64 197,354
78. Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg39*10 August, 1944German noble 64 124,852
79. Princess Marie Alexandra of Baden41*29 January, 1944Princess and Landgravine of Hesse 63 125,391
80. Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski67*28 August, 1944Jewish Nazi collaborator 62 133,505
81. Albert B. Fall83*30 November, 1944American politician 61 124,836
82. Michael Wittmann30*8 August, 1944Recipient of the Knight's Cross 60 123,604
83. Lou Henry Hoover69*7 January, 1944First Lady of the United States 58 126,828
84. Vicente Lim57*31 December, 1945Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 58 126,063
85. Günther von Kluge61*19 August, 1944German general 56 128,801
86. Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein27*21 January, 1944German World War II fighter pilot 55 129,855
87. Albert Ray46*5 February, 1944Film director, Actor, Screenwriter 55 126,959
88. Amy Beach1944American composer 54 183,751
89. Günther Korten45*22 July, 1944German general 54 126,732
90. Miller Reese Hutchison67*16 February, 1944American, Inventor 54 127,567
91. Helmut Lent26*7 October, 1944German World War II fighter pilot 52 128,710
92. Hans Becker32*20 August, 1944 52 130,216
93. Alexandre Villaplane39*26 December, 1944Footballer 50 129,814
94. Yolande Beekman32*13 September, 1944 50 132,312
95. Elizabeth Wharton Drexel76*13 June, 1944American author 50 149,004
96. Ina Benita102August 1944Polish actress 49 144,852
97. William James Sidis46*17 July, 1944American prodigy 49 132,302
98. Georg von Boeselager29*29 August, 1944 48 130,999
99. Hans-Valentin Hube53*21 April, 1944German general 48 131,054
100. Kurt Gerron47*28 October, 1944German actor 47 154,201
* deceased (age at death)