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
American
Newspaper Baron
Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
Austrian
Philosopher

Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
American
Source of HeLa Cell Line

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
American
Baseball Player

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
French
Marshal of France

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
Pakistani
First Prime Minister of Pakistan
Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg
Austrian
Composer

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Will Keith KelloggWill Keith Kellogg
American
Founder of the Kellogg Company
Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
Finnish
Military Leader

Fanny BriceFanny Brice
American
Model, Singer, Actress
Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
American
Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway

Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States

Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
German
Physicist
Ernest BevinErnest Bevin
British
British statesman

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
American
Composer
Martha BeckMartha Beck
American
Serial Killer

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
German
Physician and Biochemist

Raymond FernandezRaymond Fernandez
American
Serial Killer
Andre GideAndre Gide
French
 

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Jordan
Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
British
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,

Jesse E. JamesJesse E. James
American
Lawyer, Actor

René GuénonRené Guénon
French
Author

Otto OhlendorfOtto Ohlendorf
German
Economist, Politician, Military personnel
J. C. LeyendeckerJ. C. Leyendecker
American
Illustrator, Painter, Artist
Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
Pakistani
Politician

Willie MorettiWillie Moretti
Italian, American
 

Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
Chinese
Politician

Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
Italian, American
Mobster
Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Railroad engineer

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Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
German
Politician, Torturer

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights

Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
German
Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat,

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
American
American author
Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
American
Baseball Player

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
American
Chemist
Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
Writer, Translator, Novelist

August HorchAugust Horch
German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American
Singer
Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
German
Politician

William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
German
 
Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
British
Composer, Pianist, University teacher

Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
Italian
Politician, Prime Minister

Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
German
politician, diplomat

Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer
Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
Polish
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
Composer, Conductor, Musician

Mary White OvingtonMary White Ovington
American
Journalist

Hermann BrochHermann Broch
Austrian
Writer, Playwright
Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
Swiss, French
Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist

Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
Lebanese
politician
Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
American
Artist

WolsWols
German
Painter, Photographer

Abraham CahanAbraham Cahan
American
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Autobiographer,
Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Leo SingerLeo Singer
Austrian
Actor
Robert FlahertyRobert Flaherty
American
Filmmaker

Philip JaisohnPhilip Jaisohn
American, South Korean
Journalist

Carl Otto LamplandCarl Otto Lampland
American
Astronomer
Maksim LitvinovMaksim Litvinov
Polish, Russian
Revolutionary

Algernon Henry BlackwoodAlgernon Henry Blackwood
British
Broadcaster
Shidehara KijūrōShidehara Kijūrō
Japanese
Prime minister of Japan

Lloyd Cassel DouglasLloyd Cassel Douglas
American
 

Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
Portuguese
Politician, Military personnel