List of famous people who died in 1949

List of celebrities who died in 1949
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This list has 2,262 members. See also 1949, 1940s deaths

Top 10: 1949 deaths

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Wallace Beery
  2. Margaret Mitchell
  3. Frank Morgan
  4. Maria Ouspenskaya
  5. Richard Dix
  6. Victor Fleming
  7. Marcel Cerdan
  8. Leadbelly
  9. Richard Strauss
  10. Jean Gillie

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# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Wallace Beery64*15 April, 1949Actor 7,655 16,052
2. Margaret Mitchell48*16 August, 1949American novelist 3,777 23,739
3. Frank Morgan59*18 September, 1949Actor 2,772 28,154
4. Maria Ouspenskaya73*3 December, 1949Actress 2,645 29,472
5. Richard Dix56*20 September, 1949Actor 2,547 31,243
6. Victor Fleming59*6 January, 1949Film director 2,001 33,919
7. Marcel Cerdan33*27 October, 1949French boxer 1,937 33,965
8. Leadbelly64*6 December, 1949American, Musician 1,908 35,067
9. Richard Strauss85*8 September, 1949German composer and conductor 1,850 36,110
10. Jean Gillie33*19 February, 1949British, Actress 1,671 37,044
11. Geneva Mitchell41*10 March, 1949Actor 1,446 39,267
12. Felix Bressart57*17 March, 1949film actor 1,408 38,954
13. Nora Gregor47*20 January, 1949Austrian actor 1,170 43,188
14. Antun Saadeh45*8 July, 1949Lebanese politician 863 50,880
15. Harry Davenport83*9 August, 1949Actor 846 50,099
16. Will Hay60*18 April, 1949Comedian, comic actor, astronomer 756 53,132
17. Linda Arvidson65*26 July, 1949Actress 722 53,199
18. Almanzo Wilder92*23 October, 1949Member of the Wilder family 675 55,546
19. Craig Reynolds42*22 October, 1949Recipient of the Purple Heart medal 675 54,669
20. Owen Davis Jr.41*21 May, 1949actor 659 55,084
21. Pietro Ferrero50*2 March, 1949Italian businessman and confectioner 653 56,405
22. Bill Robinson71*25 November, 1949Dancer, actor 553 60,214
23. David Adler51*31 March, 1987Physicist, MIT professor 526 60,091
24. Thomas Chapman17 February, 1884 469 62,615
25. Sam Wood66*22 September, 1949Director, producer, actor 453 66,663
26. Sarojini Naidu70*2 March, 1949Indian politician 452 64,720
27. Robert Ripley58*27 March, 1949American cartoonist 346 69,249
28. Oscar Polk49*4 January, 1949American, Actor 345 72,317
29. Howard C. Hickman69*31 December, 1949American actor and screenwriter 332 70,163
30. Fritz Leiber67*14 October, 1949American actor 308 71,698
31. Buddy Clark37*1 October, 1949American, Musician 306 73,469
32. Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer72*15 June, 1949Indian poet 302 76,743
33. Irene Vanbrugh76*30 November, 1949British actor 294 73,443
34. Nathuram Godse39*15 November, 1949Murderer of Mahatma Gandhi 289 76,051
35. Charles Ponzi66*18 January, 1949Italian, Criminal 286 75,004
36. Charles Middleton74*22 April, 1949Actor 247 80,697
37. Geraldine Taylor83*6 June, 1949Missionary in China and Author 238 82,910
38. Blanca Estela Pavón23*26 September, 1949 227 83,916
39. Flora Drummond70*17 January, 1949Suffragette 212 101,432
40. Denham Fouts1001949American, Socialite 209 85,575
41. Albert Ammons42*2 December, 1949American jazz pianist 209 107,766
42. William Desmond71*3 November, 1949Actor 202 83,680
43. Jack Miller 181 90,336
44. A. J. Sturzenegger60*8 April, 1949American football and baseball player and coach 173 88,128
45. Elisabeth Lupka46*8 January, 1949 168 95,787
46. Naguib Al Rihani60*8 June, 1949Egyptian actor 166 92,703
47. Wheeler Oakman59*19 March, 1949Actor 156 94,765
48. Koçi Xoxe11 June, 1949Albanian politician 153 93,437
49. Marie Wright1 May, 1949British actor 152 94,679
50. Harry Rapf66*6 February, 1949American, Film/TV Producer 149 97,413
51. Ivie Anderson45*28 December, 1949American jazz singer 145 98,145
52. Jacques Copeau70*20 October, 1949French theatre director 98 116,571
53. Galicano Apacible84*2 March, 1949 98 105,711
54. Tommy Handley54*9 January, 1949Comedian 92 112,736
55. Leona Hutton56*1 April, 1949Actress 90 129,621
56. Bunk Johnson59*7 July, 1949American musician 90 124,537
57. Maria Cebotari39*9 June, 1949Singer and actress 89 129,985
58. Valentine Grant68*12 March, 1949American actor 89 111,815
59. Dick Rudolph62*20 October, 1949American baseball player 86 110,151
60. Ulrich Salchow71*19 April, 1949Swedish figure skater 84 111,733
61. Maurice Maeterlinck86*6 May, 1949Belgian 82 111,915
62. Fiddlin' John Carson81*11 December, 1949American musician 69 128,914
63. Gottfried Graf von Bismarck-Schönhausen47*14 September, 1948German general 68 120,371
64. Helen Churchill Candee90*23 August, 1949American, Socialite 64 124,109
65. Moore Marriott64*11 December, 1949Comedy actor 60 128,093
66. Kim Jong-suk29*22 September, 1949Mother of Kim Jong-il. 60 127,634
67. Karl Behr64*15 October, 1949American tennis player 59 124,729
68. Bishara Wakim59*30 November, 1949Egyptian actor 58 125,978
69. Jack Lovelock39*28 December, 1949New Zealand distance runner 54 131,091
70. Bailey Willis91*19 February, 1949American geologist 53 140,161
71. Charles Anderson73*11 October, 1949American politician 52 126,431
72. Ralph Edwards66*5 January, 1949American baseball player 52 137,579
73. George Gurdjieff83*29 October, 1949Russian philosopher 51 130,234
74. Hans Pfitzner80*22 May, 1949German composer 50 147,254
75. C.V. France80*13 April, 1949 49 131,229
76. Aino Aalto54*13 January, 1949Finnish architect and designer 48 134,310
77. Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens58*20 May, 1949 46 134,715
78. Murder of Thelma Taylor6 August, 1949Murdered teenage girl 46 -
79. Seymour Hicks78*6 April, 1949British actor 44 138,094
80. Leon Schlesinger65*25 December, 1949Film producer 44 139,444
81. Homer Burton Adkins57*10 August, 1949Chemist 43 135,946
82. Jake Bird15 July, 1949American serial killer 43 212,363
83. Lora L. Corum50*7 March, 1949American racing driver 41 138,781
84. Gregorio Perfecto57*17 August, 1949Filipino politician 41 148,742
85. Elin Pelin72*3 December, 1949Bulgarian, Writer 41 141,936
86. Joseph Cawthorn80*21 January, 1949American, Actor 38 146,232
87. Brian Turner Tom Lawrence75*7 June, 1949British Army enlisted member and equestrian 38 145,461
88. Roman Bohnen54*24 February, 1949American actor 38 226,675
89. Angela Hitler66*30 October, 1949Adolf Hitler's half-sister 37 157,854
90. James Rowland Angell79*4 March, 1949United States educator and psychologist 37 143,726
91. Herbert Stothart63*1 February, 1949American composer 35 152,236
92. Edward Thorndike74*9 August, 1949American psychologist 34 153,365
93. Percy R. Kelly78*14 June, 1949American politician 34 150,793
94. Tom Longboat61*9 January, 1949Canadian distance runner 34 165,651
95. Al Shean81*12 August, 1949Comedian 33 156,337
96. Jacques Desoubrie1949 33 157,481
97. André-Louis Debierne75*31 August, 1949French chemist 33 151,204
98. Nikola Zhekov84*1 November, 1949Bulgarian general 33 150,858
99. Morland Graham57*8 April, 1949 32 173,445
100. James Morrow1571949Canadian politician 32 153,881
* deceased (age at death)