Famous people died in 1941

Walther Nernst

Walther Nernst

Walther Hermann Nernst was a German scientist who won the 1920 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contribution to the field of thermochemistry.

GermanJune 25, 1864128 views

Paul Sabatier

Paul Sabatier was a French organic chemist known for his research works in catalytic organic synthesis

FrenchNovember 5, 1854112 views

Henri Bergson

Henri-Louis Bergson was a well-known philosopher who won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Literature

FrenchOctober 18, 1859162 views

Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Lord Baden Powell was the founder of the Scout Movement

BritishFebruary 22, 1857105 views

Wilhelm II

Wilhelm II was the last German emperor (kaiser) and King of Prussia, whose belligerent policies resulted in World War I

GermanJanuary 27, 1859112 views

Banjo Paterson

Banjo Paterson was a famous Australian poet who is known for his bush poetry such as 'Waltzing Matilda' and 'The Man from Snowy River'

Louis Chevrolet

Louis Chevrolet was a Swiss-American car racer who designed the first Chevrolet automobile and also founded the ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’

SwissDecember 25, 1878120 views

Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood Anderson was a notable writer who contributed extensively in the 1920s and 30s

AmericanSeptember 13, 1876140 views

Amrita Shergil

Called India’s Frida Kahlo, Amrita Shergil was a female painter who played an important role in 20th century India

IndianJanuary 30, 1913148 views

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, a great Indian poet and writer, is one of the most revered literary figures in India

IndianMay 7, 186199 views