Famous people died in 1950

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, literary critic and a fervent socialist who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925.

IrishJuly 26, 1856118 views

Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo was a great political reformer and a spiritual master

IndianAugust 15, 1872108 views

Gopinath Bordoloi

Gopinath Bordoloi was an Indian independence activist and the first Chief Minister of the state of Assam, India

IndianJune 6, 1890122 views

Norman Haworth

Sir Norman Haworth was a British Chemist who received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1937

BritishMarch 19, 1883123 views

Walter Huston

Walter Thomas Huston was a Canadian-born American actor

AmericanApril 5, 1883113 views

Vaslav Nijinsky

Vaslav Nijinsky was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, considered as the greatest male dancer of the 20th century

UkrainianMarch 12, 1889154 views

Léon Blum

Léon Blum was a French socialist leader and politician, who served as Prime Minister of France thrice in his career

FrenchApril 9, 1872114 views

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was an American writer, well-known for the popular character of ‘Tarzan’

Edward Arthur Milne

Edward Arthur Milne was an English astrophysicist and mathematician, best known for developing the theory of kinematic relativity

BritishFebruary 14, 1896138 views

George Richards Minot

George Richards Minot was an eminent American medical researcher, who is remembered for his revolutionary achievement in field of hematology