List of famous people who died in 1943

List of celebrities who died in 1943
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# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Fats Waller39*15 December, 1943American musician 13,410 11,756
2. Leslie Howard50*1 June, 1943actor 13,223 10,906
3. Conrad Veidt50*3 April, 1943German actor 3,211 26,315
4. Camille Claudel78*19 October, 1943French artist 2,089 32,935
5. Sergei Rachmaninoff69*28 March, 1943Russian composer, pianist, and conductor 1,828 37,749
6. Dwight Frye44*7 November, 1943Actor 1,640 36,712
7. Beatrice Hastings64*30 October, 1943English, Journalist 1,482 39,032
8. Susanne Ledermann15*19 November, 1943victim of the Nazis at Auschwitz 800 63,739
9. Nikola Tesla86*7 January, 1943Serbian-American inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer 757 53,388
10. Marina Raskova30*4 January, 1943Female Soviet Air Force pilot 738 52,132
11. W.S. Van Dyke53*5 February, 1943American film director 712 53,584
12. Charles Ray52*23 November, 1943American actor, director, producer, screenwriter 627 56,414
13. Sylvia Breamer45*7 June, 1943American actress 591 56,933
14. Elinor Glyn78*23 September, 1943British novelist and scriptwriter 576 59,922
15. Fritzi Brunette53*28 September, 1943American movie actress 571 57,597
16. Tyler Brooke56*2 March, 1943Actor 517 62,331
17. Donald Haines24*20 February, 1943Film actor 509 61,702
18. Richard Hillary23*8 January, 1943Australian, Military 507 60,311
19. Rutka Laskier14*1 December, 1943diarist 497 72,258
20. Theodor Eicke50*26 February, 1943German Nazi leader 394 70,673
21. David Bacon29*13 September, 1943American actor 375 76,696
22. Lea Deutsch16*1 May, 1943Croatian child actress 374 73,510
23. Bess Houdini67*11 February, 1943American, Actress 354 69,744
24. Eric Knight45*13 January, 1943 352 68,294
25. Tully Marshall78*10 March, 1943Actor 324 72,051
26. Joseph McCarthy58*18 December, 1943American composer 290 83,636
27. Montagu Love66*17 May, 1943Actor 289 75,057
28. Gregoria de Jesús67*15 March, 1943First Lady of the Philippines 283 76,336
29. Cissi Klein13*3 March, 1943Dutch, Victim 276 81,037
30. Lorenz Hart48*22 November, 1943American musical librettist 267 85,059
31. Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn28*26 April, 1943Member of the British Royal Family, British Army officer 259 80,376
32. Hobart Bosworth76*30 December, 1943Actor 244 81,681
33. Frida Uhl71*28 June, 1943Austrian writer 209 84,990
34. Cecilia Loftus66*12 July, 1943British entertainer 202 89,496
35. Max Wertheimer63*12 October, 1943Co-founder of Gestalt psychology 193 84,173
36. W.W. Jacobs79*1 September, 1943British writer 185 86,142
37. Beatrix Potter77*22 December, 1943Children's author, illustrator, and botanist 174 91,865
38. Estella Agsteribbe34*17 September, 1943Gymnast 172 92,192
39. Sophie Taeuber-Arp53*13 January, 1943Swiss artist 168 90,113
40. John Harvey Kellogg91*14 December, 1943Physician 167 90,095
41. August Dieckmann31*10 October, 1943 165 94,107
42. Lydia Litvyak21*1 August, 1943Soviet flying ace 161 93,435
43. Sophie Scholl21*22 February, 1943White Rose member 158 101,563
44. Isoroku Yamamoto59*18 April, 1943Japanese general 156 93,306
45. Walter Koch (Fallschirmjäger)33*23 October, 1943 153 92,396
46. Joyce Kennedy44*12 March, 1943 151 94,948
47. Eugeniusz Bodo43*7 October, 1943Actor 139 118,002
48. Max Reinhardt70*30 October, 1943Theatre director, Actor 139 97,439
49. Spencer Charters67*25 January, 1943Actor 136 99,595
50. Hooper Atchley56*16 November, 1943Actor 125 100,476
51. Philip Slier19*9 April, 1943Dutch writer 116 106,024
52. Bill Murray50*14 September, 1943Major League Baseball second baseman 115 106,121
53. Edward McWade78*17 May, 1943Actor, screenwriter 112 104,729
54. James P. Hogan53*4 November, 1943Director 99 107,340
55. Daisy, Princess of Pless70*29 June, 1943British, Socialite 94 128,693
56. Dora Gerson43*14 February, 1943Actor 93 120,217
57. Trixie Smith21 September, 1943African American blues singer, recording artist, vaudeville entertainer, and actress 93 115,365
58. Wade Boteler54*7 May, 1943Actor 82 115,819
59. Hans Scholl24*22 February, 1943White Rose member 81 151,834
60. Stephen Haggard31*25 February, 1943Actor, Writer, Poet 78 119,153
61. Gustav von Seyffertitz81*25 December, 1943Actor 77 118,174
62. Albrecht Achilles (Korvettenkapitän)29*27 September, 1943German World War II U-boat commander 76 117,901
63. Alexander Woollcott56*23 January, 1943American critic 76 114,397
64. Sun-sun (singer)8 January, 1943Taiwanese singer 64 146,842
65. Alexander D. Goode31*3 February, 1943US army chaplain killed in action 64 122,985
66. Frank Nitti62*19 March, 1943Boss of Chicago Outfit 62 132,273
67. Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1909–1943)34*26 November, 1943 62 128,551
68. Edward O'Hare29*27 November, 1943United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient 60 129,137
69. Frank Crumit53*7 September, 1943American entertainer 60 175,643
70. Ignaz Trebitsch-Lincoln64*4 October, 1943British politician 57 129,821
71. Marika Papagika52*2 August, 1943Greek singer 56 143,936
72. Nile Kinnick24*2 June, 1943College football player 56 124,805
73. Yakov Dzhugashvili36*14 April, 1943 55 129,870
74. Reginald Barlow77*6 July, 1943Actor 53 127,250
75. Theo Thijssen64*23 December, 1943Dutch, Writer 53 130,044
76. Shaul Tchernichovsky68*14 October, 1943Russian poet 52 127,664
77. Wilhelm Kube55*22 September, 1943German politician 52 128,630
78. Charles Anderson73*11 October, 1949American politician 52 126,431
79. Bayard Veiller74*16 January, 1943Screenwriter 51 130,321
80. Betty Nansen69*15 March, 1943Danish, Actress 49 142,322
81. Helen Herron Taft81*22 May, 1943First Lady of the United States 48 134,794
82. Froylán Turcios69*19 November, 1943Honduran writer 46 157,218
83. Alfred Rosenheim84*9 September, 1943 45 132,042
84. Helga Deen18*16 July, 1943Dutch, Writer 44 182,740
85. Bid McPhee83*3 January, 1943American baseball player, manager 42 139,010
86. Rexhep Jusufi1943Albanian, Military 41 141,560
87. Bill Conway82*18 December, 1943American baseball player 41 139,025
88. Walter von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt55*9 May, 1943German general 41 141,740
89. Yekaterina Budanova26*19 July, 1943Soviet fighter pilot 41 147,147
90. George Cooper50*9 December, 1943Actor 41 148,158
91. Helena Nordheim39*2 July, 1943Gymnast 41 150,741
92. Friedrich Geißhardt24*6 April, 1943German World War II fighter pilot 41 145,129
93. Abbott Lawrence Lowell86*6 January, 1943University president 40 139,314
94. Harry Baur62*8 April, 1943French actor 40 156,517
95. Frank Campeau78*5 November, 1943Actor 40 146,234
96. Kate Price70*4 January, 1943Actress 40 147,521
97. Etty Hillesum29*30 November, 1943Dutch writer 40 255,417
98. Ernst Kupfer36*6 November, 1943German World War II Stuka pilot 39 148,782
99. Charles Paddock42*21 July, 1943American athlete and olympic gold medalist 39 147,426
100. Joachim Müncheberg24*23 March, 1943German World War II fighter pilot 38 152,921
* deceased (age at death)