Died in 1939

1
Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)
Pilot
2
James Naismith (1861-1939)
Doctor
3
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Psychiatrist
4
Howard Carter (1874-1939)
Archeologist
5
Princess Louise (1848-1939)
Princess
6
Ma Rainey (1886-1939)
Blues Singer
7
Zane Grey (1872-1939)
Novelist
8
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)
Poet
9
Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (1883-1939)
Movie Actor
10
Kelly Miller (1863-1939)
Essayist
11
Antonio Machado (1875-1939)
Poet
12
Louis Wain (1860-1939)
Illustrator
13
Harvey Cushing (1869-1939)
Doctor
14
Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869-1939)
Political Wife
15
Chick Webb (1905-1939)
Drummer
16
Joseph Morris (1867-1939)
Politician
17
Joseph Lyons (1879-1939)
World Leader
18
SS Vandine (1888-1939)
Novelist
19
Joe Young (1889-1939)
Songwriter
20
Grace Abbott (1878-1939)
Activist
21
Norman Bethune (1890-1939)
Doctor
22
Alice Brady (1892-1939)
Movie Actress
23
Tom Ricketts (1853-1939)
Movie Actor
24
Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939)
Novelist
25
Anna Johnson Gates (1889-1939)
Politician
26
Anthony Fokker (1890-1939)
Pilot
27
Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939)
Painter
28
Sidney Howard (1891-1939)
Screenwriter
29
Pope Pius XI (1857-1939)
Religious Leader
30
Margaret Campbell (1883-1939)
Movie Actress
31
Ford Sterling (1883-1939)
Movie Actor
32
Carl G. Fisher (1874-1939)
Entrepreneur
33
William James Mayo (1861-1939)
Doctor
34
Deacon White (1847-1939)
Baseball Player
35
Henry Chandler Cowles (1869-1939)
Biologist
36
Stephane Leduc (1853-1939)
Biologist
37
Mary Quinn Sullivan (1877-1939)
38
Abner Dalrymple (1857-1939)
Baseball Player
39
Sirkka Sari (1920-1939)
Movie Actress
40
Bob Marshall (1901-1939)
Activist
41
Joseph Carr (1880-1939)
Entrepreneur
42
Heywood Broun (1888-1939)
Journalist
43
Vivian Fuchs (1908-1939)
Explorer
44
Benjamin Tucker (1854-1939)
Novelist
45
Charlie Bull (1909-1939)
Cricket Player
46
Kirtland Cutter (1860-1939)
Architect
47
Suleyman Sani Akhundov (1875-1939)
Children's Author
48
Mikayil Mushfig (1908-1939)
Poet