Famous people died in 1948

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth was an American baseball player considered to be among the best to have ever graced the game

Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud was one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th century

FrenchSeptember 4, 1896145 views

Karl Brandt

Karl Brandt was a German physician who served as Adolf Hitler’s personal physician

GermanJanuary 8, 1904384 views

Arshile Gorky

Arshile Gorky was a talented Armenian born American painter

AmericanApril 15, 1904143 views

Louis Lumière

Louis Lumière and his brother Auguste were French inventors who made the world’s first true motion picture

FrenchOctober 5, 1864176 views

Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold was a renowned American ecologist, environmentalist and scientist

AmericanJanuary 11, 1887160 views

Mileva Marić

Mileva Marić was an exceptional physics scholar from Serbia who was also the first wife of Albert Einstein

SerbianDecember 19, 1875241 views

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi played an important role in India’s struggle for freedom

IndianOctober 2, 1869205 views

Orville Wright

Orville Wight along with his brother Wilbur Wright is credited for creating the first ever successful airplane

AmericanAugust 19, 1871176 views

D. W. Griffith

Known for his unique and creative movies like ‘The Birth of a Nation’ and ‘Intolerance’, D

AmericanJanuary 22, 1875135 views