Celebrities who died in 1940

Robert Wadlow Death Cause and Date

Robert Wadlow

Tom Mix Death Cause and Date

Tom Mix

Movie Actor
Paul Klee Death Cause and Date

Paul Klee

Painter
Walter Chrysler Death Cause and Date

Walter Chrysler

Entrepreneur
Spyridon Louis Death Cause and Date

Spyridon Louis

Runner
Edwin Markham Death Cause and Date

Edwin Markham

Poet
David F. Houston Death Cause and Date

David F.

Politician
Frederick Cook Death Cause and Date

Frederick Cook

Explorer
Marguerite Clark Death Cause and Date

Marguerite Clark

Movie Actress
Walter Connolly Death Cause and Date

Walter Connolly

Movie Actor
Stanislaw Bulak Balachowicz Death Cause and Date

Stanislaw Bulak

War Hero
Edouard Michelin Death Cause and Date

Edouard Michelin

Entrepreneur
Mu Shiying Death Cause and Date

Mu Shiying

Novelist
Johnny Dodds Death Cause and Date

Johnny Dodds

Saxophonist
Anton Hansen Tammsaare Death Cause and Date

Anton Hansen

Novelist
Carl Bosch Death Cause and Date

Carl Bosch

Chemist
Thomas Beer Death Cause and Date

Thomas Beer

Non-fiction Author
Ben Turpin Death Cause and Date

Ben Turpin

Movie Actor
Peter Behrens Death Cause and Date

Peter Behrens

Architect
Edward Harkness Death Cause and Date

Edward Harkness

Entrepreneur
Ralph Barnes Death Cause and Date

Ralph Barnes

Journalist
Nedo Nadi Death Cause and Date

Nedo Nadi

Fencer
Eric Gill Death Cause and Date

Eric Gill

Sculptor
Donald Tovey Death Cause and Date

Donald Tovey

Composer
Ernest Thayer Death Cause and Date

Ernest Thayer

Poet
Ralph Modjeski

Ralph Modjeski

Engineer
Robert Franges-Mihanovic

Robert Franges-Mihanovic

Sculptor
Helene Chadwick

Helene Chadwick

Movie Actress
Edwin Carewe

Edwin Carewe

Screenwriter
Thomas Adams Death Cause and Date

Thomas Adams

Architect
Fusajiro Yamauchi Death Cause and Date

Fusajiro Yamauchi

Entrepreneur
F. Scott Fitzgerald Death Cause and Date

F. Scott

Novelist
Neville Chamberlain Death Cause and Date

Neville Chamberlain

World Leader
Marcus Garvey Death Cause and Date

Marcus Garvey

Civil Rights Leader
Leon Trotsky Death Cause and Date

Leon Trotsky

Politician
Hamlin Garland Death Cause and Date

Hamlin Garland

Poet
John T. Thompson Death Cause and Date

John T.

Entrepreneur
Smedley Butler Death Cause and Date

Smedley Butler

War Hero
Selma Lagerlof Death Cause and Date

Selma Lagerlof

Novelist
Joseph John Thomson Death Cause and Date

Joseph John

Physicist
Robert Grant Death Cause and Date

Robert Grant

Novelist
Ellen Gates Starr Death Cause and Date

Ellen Gates

Civil Rights Leader
George Davis Death Cause and Date

George Davis

Baseball Player
Charley Chase Death Cause and Date

Charley Chase

Screenwriter
Vsevolod Meyerhold Death Cause and Date

Vsevolod Meyerhold

Director
William Henry Davies Death Cause and Date

William Henry

Poet
Nathanael West Death Cause and Date

Nathanael West

Screenwriter
Italo Balbo Death Cause and Date

Italo Balbo

Pilot