Famous people died in 1940 - page 2

    Walter Benjamin

    Walter Benjamin

    Walter Benjamin was a German philosopher, literary critic, essayist, writer and social critic

    GermanJuly 15, 1892103 views

    Paul Klee

    Paul Klee was a Swiss-German painter counted among the greatest painters of the 20th century

    GermanDecember 18, 1879291 views

    Neville Chamberlain

    Neville Chamberlain was a British Prime Minister from 1937 until 1940, best remembered for his policy of appeasement towards Hitler

    BritishMarch 18, 1869197 views

    Leon Trotsky

    Leon Trotsky was a Russian politician, a Marxist revolutionary and the founder and the first leader of the Red Army

    RussianNovember 7, 1879431 views

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Francis Scott Fitzgerald was a famous American author who is known for his books like ‘This Side of Paradise’ and ‘The Great Gatsby’

    AmericanSeptember 24, 1896148 views

    Emma Goldman

    Emma Goldman was a political activist known for her contribution to the development of anarchist political philosophy in the 20th century

    AmericanJune 27, 1869154 views