Famous People Who Died In 1951

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1951. This list includes people like William Randolph Hearst, Henrietta Lacks, Philippe Pétain, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ludwig Wittgenstein and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, novelists and playwrights who died in 1951. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Austria & France and many more countries.

William Randolph HearstWilliam Randolph Hearst
(Newspaper Baron)

29 April 1863

American

Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
(Source of HeLa Cell Line)

01 August 1920

American

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
(Philosopher)

26 April 1889

Austrian

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
(Marshal of France)

24 April 1856

French

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
(Baseball Player)

16 July 1887

American

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg
(Composer)

13 September 1874

Austrian

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
(First Prime Minister of Pakistan)

01 October 1895

Pakistani

Will Keith KelloggWill Keith Kellogg
(Founder of the Kellogg Company)

07 April 1860

American

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

07 February 1885

American

Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
(Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway)

22 July 1895

American

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
(Vice President of the United States)

27 August 1865

American

Ernest BevinErnest Bevin
(British statesman)

09 March 1881

British

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Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
(Physicist)

05 December 1868

German

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
(Composer)

29 July 1887

American

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
(Physician and Biochemist)

12 April 1884

German

Andre GideAndre Gide

22 November 1869

French

Fanny BriceFanny Brice
(Film Actress, Comedian, Radio Personality, Theater Actress, Singer)

29 October 1891

American

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
(Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor)

03 September 1875

Austrian,German

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Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
(Statesman, Explorer, Politician, Officer)

04 June 1867

Finnish,Polish

Raymond Fernandez and Martha BeckRaymond Fernandez and Martha Beck
(Serial killer)

17 December 1914

American

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
(Former King of Jordan)

31 January 1882

Jordanian,Saudi Arabian

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
(Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter, Songwriter)

15 January 1893

British

Jesse E. JamesJesse E. James
(Lawyer, Actor)

31 August 1875

American

René GuénonRené Guénon
(Author)

15 November 1886

French

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Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
(American author)

02 January 1884

American

J. C. LeyendeckerJ. C. Leyendecker
(Illustrator, Painter, Artist)

23 March 1874

American

Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
(Politician)

16 November 1897

Pakistani

Otto OhlendorfOtto Ohlendorf
(Economist, Politician, Military personnel)

04 February 1907

German

Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
(American mobster)

1884 AD

American

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
(Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights activist, Feminist)

20 October 1873

Canadian

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Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
(Politician)

12 February 1883

Chinese

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
(Politician, Diplomat, Railroad engineer)

22 September 1885

Australian

Willie MorettiWillie Moretti

24 February 1894

Italian,American

Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
(Politician, Torturer)

30 June 1892

German

August HorchAugust Horch
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver)

12 October 1868

German

Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
(Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat, Publisher)

19 June 1865

German

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Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
(Writer, Translator, Novelist)

17 February 1903

William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince

06 May 1882

German

Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
(Politician)

09 November 1873

German

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
(Composer, Pianist, Music educator)

17 April 1882

Austrian

Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
(Politician, Prime Minister)

18 October 1873

Italian

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
(Composer, Pianist, University teacher)

05 January 1880

British

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Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
(politician, diplomat)

12 May 1881

German

Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
(Journalist, Poet, Writer)

12 November 1922

Polish

Hermann BrochHermann Broch
(Writer, Playwright)

01 November 1886

Austrian

Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
(Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer)

16 August 1899

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
(Composer, Conductor, Musician)

26 July 1874

Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
(Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist)

10 July 1866

Swiss,French

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Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
(politician)

1894 AD

Lebanese

Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
(American Politician)

09 March 1871

American

Leo SingerLeo Singer
(Actor)

03 May 1877

Austrian

WolsWols
(Painter, Photographer)

27 May 1913

German

Abraham CahanAbraham Cahan
(Writer, Politician, Novelist, Autobiographer, Editor)

07 July 1860

American

Philip JaisohnPhilip Jaisohn
(Journalist)

07 January 1864

American,South Korean

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Carl Otto LamplandCarl Otto Lampland
(Astronomer)

29 December 1873

American

Lloyd Cassel DouglasLloyd Cassel Douglas

27 August 1877

American

Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
(Politician, Military personnel)

24 November 1869

Portuguese