List of Famous people who died in 1924

Vladimir Lenin

Владимир Ильич Ульянов
First Name Vladimir
Last Name Lenin
Died on January 21, 1924
Height 165 cm | 5'5

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia, and later the Soviet Union, became a one-party Marxist–Leninist state governed by the Soviet Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, he developed a variant of it known as Leninism.

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Woodrow Wilson

First Name Woodrow
Last Name Wilson
Born on December 28, 1856
Died on February 3, 1924 (aged 67)

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the 34th governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election. As president, he oversaw the passage of progressive legislative policies unparalleled until the New Deal in 1933. He also led the United States into World War I in 1917, establishing an activist foreign policy known as Wilsonianism. He was the leading architect of the League of Nations.

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Ebenezer Cobb Morley

First Name Ebenezer
Born on August 16, 1831
Died on November 20, 1924 (aged 93)

Ebenezer Cobb Morley was an English sportsman. He is regarded as one of the fathers of the Football Association (FA) and modern football.

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Percy Fawcett

Percival Harrison Fawcett
First Name Percy
Last Name Fawcett
Born on August 18, 1867
Died on November 30, 1924 (aged 57)

Percy Harrison Fawcett was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist, and explorer of South America. Fawcett disappeared in 1925 during an expedition to find "Z"—his name for an ancient lost city which he and others believed existed in the jungles of Brazil.

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Franz Kafka

First Name Franz
Last Name Kafka
Born on July 3, 1883
Died on June 3, 1924 (aged 40)

Franz Kafka was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work fuses elements of realism and the fantastic. It typically features isolated protagonists facing bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible socio-bureaucratic powers. It has been interpreted as exploring themes of alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absurdity. His best known works include "Die Verwandlung", Der Process, and Das Schloss. The term Kafkaesque has entered the English language to describe situations like those found in his writing.

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Kuroda Seiki

First Name Kuroda
Last Name Seiki
Born on August 9, 1866
Died on July 15, 1924 (aged 57)

Viscount Kuroda Seiki was a Japanese painter and teacher, noted for bringing Western theories about art to a wide Japanese audience. He was among the leaders of the yōga movement in late 19th and early 20th-century Japanese painting. His real name was Kuroda Kiyoteru, which uses an alternate pronunciation of the Chinese characters.

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Moses Fleetwood Walker

First Name Moses
Last Name Walker
Born on October 7, 1856
Died on May 11, 1924 (aged 67)

Moses Fleetwood "Fleet" Walker was an American professional baseball catcher who is credited with being one of the first black men to play in Major League Baseball (MLB). A native of Mount Pleasant, Ohio, and a star athlete at Oberlin College as well as the University of Michigan, Walker played for semi-professional and minor league baseball clubs before joining the Toledo Blue Stockings of the American Association (AA) for the 1884 season.

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Born on June 18, 1886
Died on June 9, 1924 (aged 37)

George Herbert Leigh Mallory was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest, in the early 1920s.

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E. D. Morel

First Name E.
Last Name Morel
Born on July 10, 1873
Died on November 12, 1924 (aged 51)

Edmund Dene Morel was a French-born British journalist, author, pacifist and politician.

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Andrew Irvine

First Name Andrew
Last Name Irvine
Born on April 8, 1902
Died on June 8, 1924 (aged 22)

Andrew Comyn "Sandy" Irvine was an English mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest.

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