Famous people died in 1949

Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming was an American film director, cinematographer, and producer best known for the film ‘Gone with the Wind.’ This biography of Victor Fleming provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

August Krogh

August Krogh was a Danish professor who was conferred with the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1920

DanishNovember 15, 1874145 views

Friedrich Bergius

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius was a German chemist known for the Bergius process for producing synthetic fuel from coal

GermanOctober 11, 188489 views

Wallace Beery

Wallace Beery was an Academy Award winning American actor best known for his role in ‘The Champ.’ This biography of Wallace Beery provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

AmericanApril 1, 1885107 views

Sigrid Undset

Sigrid Undset was Norwegian novelist and a Nobel Prize winner

NorwegianMay 20, 1882134 views

Birbal Sahni

Birbal Sahni was an Indian palaeobotanist who founded the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany in Lucknow

Indian1891129 views

Chairil Anwar

Chairil Anwar was a renowned Indonesian poet

IndonesianJuly 26, 1922163 views

Elin Pelin

Elin Pelin was a Bulgarian novelist

BulgarianJuly 8, 1877164 views

Joaquín Torres García

Joaquin Torres Garcia was a famous Uruguayan artist

UruguayanJuly 28, 1874118 views

Richard Georg Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss was a German composer and conductor who had a profound influence on the 20th century music

GermanJune 11, 186473 views