List of famous people who died in 1944

List of celebrities who died in 1944
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This list has 3,489 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 50,148 3,961
2. Lupe Velez36*13 December, 1944Actor 40,073 4,706
3. Harry Langdon60*22 December, 1944American comedian 4,833 21,256
4. Mildred Harris42*20 July, 1944Actress 4,610 22,553
5. Merna Kennedy36*20 December, 1944Actress 3,672 25,576
6. Erwin Rommel52*14 October, 1944German Field Marshal 3,273 26,296
7. Laird Cregar31*9 December, 1944Actor 2,740 28,615
8. Hana Brady13*23 October, 1944Czech, Victim 1,594 40,138
9. Marion Harris48*23 April, 1944American, Singer 1,412 39,697
10. Lina Cavalieri69*7 February, 1944Opera singer and monologist 1,339 41,849
11. Bella Rosenfeld2 September, 1944American writer and artist model 1,316 40,287
12. Betty Compton40*12 July, 1944American actor 1,279 43,535
13. Aimee Semple McPherson53*27 September, 1944Canadian, Religion 993 47,358
14. Sadakichi Hartmann77*22 November, 1944American writer 766 51,831
15. Richard Bennett74*21 October, 1944Actor 726 53,444
16. Fritz Pfeffer55*20 December, 1944German physician 695 54,608
17. Manuel L. Quezon65*1 August, 1944Filipino politician 670 57,539
18. George Hill1819Scottish Minister, Moderator of the General Assembly, Principal St Mary's College 592 57,320
19. Asmahane25*14 July, 1944Singer, Actor 584 61,654
20. Dick Purcell35*10 April, 1944American actor, best known for playing Marvel Comics' Captain America in the 1943 film serial 545 60,122
21. Kasturba Gandhi74*22 February, 1944Wife Of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 506 62,974
22. Artur Phleps62*21 September, 1944German general 458 64,506
23. Giovanni Gentile68*15 April, 1944 454 63,862
24. Charles King54*11 January, 1944American actor 408 66,830
25. Olive Custance70*12 February, 1944British writer 391 68,216
26. Yvette Guilbert79*3 February, 1944French actor and singer 349 70,898
27. Josephine Earp19 December, 1944American actress and dancer, wife of Wyatt Earp 347 71,987
28. Carl Mayer49*1 July, 1944British, Screenwriter 338 70,704
29. Alan Dinehart54*17 July, 1944Actor 338 72,752
30. Settela Steinbach9*31 July, 1944Holocaust victim 293 77,500
31. Petr Ginz16*28 September, 1944Czech, Writer 289 84,339
32. Jessie Ralph79*30 March, 1944Actor 235 89,411
33. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.29*12 August, 1944American World War II pilot and Navy Cross recipient 232 82,479
34. 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 84,466
35. Myron Selznick45*23 March, 1944Talent agent and film producer 219 82,438
36. Piet Mondrian71*1 February, 1944Dutch painter 218 84,846
37. George Stinney14*16 June, 1944American murderer 208 110,105
38. Abdülmecid II76*23 August, 1944Ottoman caliph 204 83,268
39. Adelbert Schulz40*28 January, 1944German World War II general 187 89,092
40. William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington26*10 September, 1944American, Socialite 183 89,473
41. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti67*2 December, 1944Italian poet 176 86,923
42. Bud Jamison49*30 September, 1944Actor 172 90,173
43. Lisl Frank33*4 October, 1944Czech, Singer 164 94,330
44. Hannah Szenes23*7 November, 1944Hungarian resistance fighter 160 99,444
45. Irvin S. Cobb67*11 March, 1944American, Writer 159 93,185
46. Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom87*26 October, 1944Member of the British Royal Family and daughter of Queen Victoria 158 96,525
47. Heinz Heydrich39*19 November, 1944 146 96,494
48. Maria Jacobini52*20 November, 1944Italian, Actress 146 101,779
49. Nelson Stepanyan31*14 December, 1944Soviet Armenian dive bomber pilot 144 96,749
50. Egon Mayer26*2 March, 1944German World War II fighter pilot 143 117,914
51. Richard Fiske28*10 August, 1944Actor 141 95,626
52. Edgar Selwyn68*13 February, 1944Theatrical producer 139 94,932
53. Aino Ackte68*8 August, 1944Finnish soprano 137 101,705
54. Eduard Dietl53*23 June, 1944German general 135 100,020
55. Hans Hermann Junge1944 122 103,273
56. Princess Mafalda of Savoy41*27 August, 1944Italian princess 119 106,472
57. Paul Poiret65*30 April, 1944French fashion designer 119 101,517
58. Tanya Baramzina24*5 July, 1944 106 105,728
59. Wassily Kandinsky78*13 December, 1944Russian painter 98 110,398
60. Galeazzo Ciano40*11 January, 1944Personality 97 108,183
61. Otto Hoffman65*23 June, 1944Actor 94 108,425
62. Lucha Reyes38*25 June, 1944Mexican mariachi singer 93 139,453
63. Cayetano Santos Godino48*15 November, 1944Serial killer 92 114,653
64. Archibald Mathies25*20 February, 1944United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient 91 110,120
65. George B. Seitz56*8 July, 1944Film director 90 109,891
66. William Collier Sr.79*13 January, 1944American actor, screenwriter and director 89 110,007
67. George Houston48*12 November, 1944American, Actor 87 114,429
68. Otto Wallburg55*29 October, 1944German film actor 85 119,034
69. Felice Schragenheim22*31 December, 1944French resistance member 82 155,212
70. Harold Lowe61*12 May, 1944British sailor 80 113,364
71. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry44*31 July, 1944French writer 78 118,024
72. Chandramukhi Basu1944 72 116,993
73. Alun Lewis28*5 March, 1944Poet 70 137,518
74. Noor Inayat Khan30*13 September, 1944Allied covert radio operator 70 123,587
75. Trafford Leigh-Mallory52*14 November, 1944British military officer during World Wars I and II 66 120,495
76. Tanya Savicheva14*1 July, 1944Russian diarist 66 197,337
77. Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg39*10 August, 1944German noble 65 124,839
78. Henrietta Crosman83*31 October, 1944American, Actress 65 122,206
79. Princess Marie Alexandra of Baden41*29 January, 1944Princess and Landgravine of Hesse 63 125,378
80. Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski67*28 August, 1944Jewish Nazi collaborator 62 133,492
81. Albert B. Fall83*30 November, 1944American politician 61 124,823
82. Michael Wittmann30*8 August, 1944Recipient of the Knight's Cross 60 123,591
83. Vicente Lim57*31 December, 1945Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 58 126,050
84. Lou Henry Hoover69*7 January, 1944First Lady of the United States 58 126,815
85. Günther von Kluge61*19 August, 1944German general 56 128,788
86. Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein27*21 January, 1944German World War II fighter pilot 55 129,842
87. Albert Ray46*5 February, 1944Film director, Actor, Screenwriter 55 126,946
88. Amy Beach1944American composer 55 183,735
89. Miller Reese Hutchison67*16 February, 1944American, Inventor 54 127,554
90. Günther Korten45*22 July, 1944German general 54 126,719
91. Helmut Lent26*7 October, 1944German World War II fighter pilot 53 128,697
92. Hans Becker32*20 August, 1944 52 130,203
93. Yolande Beekman32*13 September, 1944 50 132,299
94. Alexandre Villaplane39*26 December, 1944Footballer 50 129,801
95. Elizabeth Wharton Drexel76*13 June, 1944American author 50 148,992
96. William James Sidis46*17 July, 1944American prodigy 49 132,289
97. Ina Benita102August 1944Polish actress 49 144,840
98. Hans-Valentin Hube53*21 April, 1944German general 48 131,041
99. Georg von Boeselager29*29 August, 1944 48 130,986
100. Kurt Gerron47*28 October, 1944German actor 47 154,189
* deceased (age at death)