Died in 1940

1
Robert Wadlow (1918-1940)
2
Fusajiro Yamauchi (1859-1940)
3
Marcus Garvey (1887-1940)
4
Leon Trotsky (1879-1940)
5
Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940)
6
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
7
Paul Klee (1879-1940)
8
Robert Grant (1852-1940)
9
John T. Thompson (1860-1940)
10
Walter Chrysler (1875-1940)
11
Smedley Butler (1881-1940)
12
Hamlin Garland (1860-1940)
13
Thomas Adams (1871-1940)
14
Joseph John Thomson (1856-1940)
15
Tom Mix (1880-1940)
16
Selma Lagerlof (1858-1940)
17
George Davis (1870-1940)
18
Charley Chase (1893-1940)
19
Ben Turpin (1869-1940)
20
Spyridon Louis (1873-1940)
21
Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940)
22
Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874-1940)
23
Marguerite Clark (1883-1940)
24
Lillian Wald (1867-1940)
25
Walter Connolly (1887-1940)
26
Nedo Nadi (1894-1940)
27
William Henry Davies (1871-1940)
28
Batty Weber (1860-1940)
29
Italo Balbo (1896-1940)
30
Nathanael West (1903-1940)
31
David F. Houston (1866-1940)
32
Frederick Cook (1865-1940)
33
Courtney Ryley Cooper (1886-1940)
34
Dubose Heyward (1885-1940)
35
Ellen Gates Starr (1859-1940)
36
Edouard Michelin (1859-1940)
37
Stanislaw Bulak Balachowicz (1883-1940)
38
Mu Shiying (1912-1940)
39
Johnny Dodds (1892-1940)
40
Edwin Markham (1852-1940)
41
Carl Bosch (1874-1940)
42
Ernest Thayer (1863-1940)
43
Anton Hansen Tammsaare (1878-1940)
44
Thomas Beer (1889-1940)
45
Helene Chadwick (1897-1940)
46
Peter Behrens (1868-1940)
47
Eric Gill (1882-1940)
48
Edward Harkness (1874-1940)