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Celebrity Deaths 1920-1939

Paying tribute to the famous people we've lost from 1920-1939 – in memoriam
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Last updated: November 20, 2021
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North Pole expedition leader
1920
Robert Peary
The inventor of the telephone
1922
Alexander Graham Bell
Leader of The Endurance expedition to Antarctica
1922
Ernest Shackleton
Legendary Mexican bandit
1923
Pancho Villa
Author of The Trial and The Metamorphosis
1924
Franz Kafka
Founder of Bolshevism and the force behind the Russian revolution
1924
Vladimir Lenin
The U.S. president during World War I
1924
Woodrow Wilson
The world's greatest escape artist
1926
Harry Houdini
Impressionist painter of water lilies
1926
Claude Monet
Free-spirited modern dancer of the early 1900s
1927
Isadora Duncan
Norwegian explorer who reached the South Pole first
1928
Roald Amundsen
Doc Holliday's friend at the O.K. Corral
1929
Wyatt Earp
The creator of Sherlock Holmes
1930
Arthur Conan Doyle
The man who invented the light bulb
1931
Thomas Edison
Discoverer of radium and polonium
1934
Marie Curie
Depression-era crime duo Bonnie and Clyde
1934
Clyde Barrow
1934
Bonnie Parker
German general in WWI and later President of Germany
1934
Paul von Hindenburg
Serbian physicist and physical chemist based in the USA
1935
Mihajlo Pupin
Russian writer known for his socialist realism
1936
Maxim Gorky
King of the UK and Emperor of India, from 1910 until his death
1936
George V
Spanish dramatist and poet who wrote Poet in New York
1936
Federico Garcia Lorca
Composer of Rhapsody in Blue
1937
George Gershwin
The New Zealand physicist who split the atom
1937
Ernest Rutherford
Business magnate considered the wealthiest American of all time
1937
John D. Rockefeller
The father of modern Turkey
1938
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
The pioneering female pilot who disappeared in the South Pacific
1939
Amelia Earhart
The discoverer of King Tut's tomb
1939
Howard Carter
The founder of psychoanalysis
1939
Sigmund Freud
Inventor of the game of basketball
1939
James Naismith
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