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.

Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
American
Source of HeLa Cell Line
William Randolph HearstWilliam Randolph Hearst
American
Newspaper Baron

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
Austrian
Philosopher

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
French
Marshal of France

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
American
Baseball Player

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg
Austrian
Composer
Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company

Fanny BriceFanny Brice
American
Model, Singer, Actress

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
Pakistani
First Prime Minister of Pakistan
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

Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
American
Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway

Ernest BevinErnest Bevin
British
British statesman

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

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
American
Author
Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
German
Physicist

Martha BeckMartha Beck
American
Serial Killer

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
American
Composer

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
German
Physician and Biochemist
Raymond FernandezRaymond Fernandez
American
Serial Killer

Andre GideAndre Gide
French
 
Harold GouldHarold Gould
American
Writer

Vincent ManganoVincent Mangano
Italian, American
Criminal

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator
Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian
King

Jesse E. JamesJesse E. James
American
Lawyer, Actor
René GuénonRené Guénon
French
Author

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
British
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,

Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
Italian, American
Mobster
Otto OhlendorfOtto Ohlendorf
German
Economist, Politician, Military personnel

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Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
Pakistani
Politician
Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
Chinese
Politician

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
British
Composer, Pianist, University teacher

J. C. LeyendeckerJ. C. Leyendecker
American
Illustrator, Painter, Artist

Willie MorettiWillie Moretti
Italian, American
 
Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
German
Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat,
Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
Australian
Politician

Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
German
Politician

Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
German
Politician, Torturer

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights
Hermann BrochHermann Broch
Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
American
Baseball Player

August HorchAugust Horch
German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
Iranian
Writer

Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
Italian
Politician, Prime Minister
Harold BauerHarold Bauer
British
Pianist

William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
German
 
Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American
Singer

Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
German
politician, diplomat

Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
Lebanese
politician
Mary White OvingtonMary White Ovington
American
Journalist

Élie CartanÉlie Cartan
French
Mathematician
Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
American
Chemist

Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
Swiss, French
Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor

Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
Polish
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
Portuguese
Statesman

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
Composer, Conductor, Musician

Arthur VandenbergArthur Vandenberg
American
Senator

Dorothy DixDorothy Dix
American
Journalist
Harold RossHarold Ross
American
Journalist

Émile ChartierÉmile Chartier
French
Philosopher
Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
American
Artist

John SloanJohn Sloan
American
Artist

Bill KlemBill Klem
American
Baseball umpire
Mady ChristiansMady Christians
Austrian
Actress

Constant LambertConstant Lambert
British
Composer
Harry HeilmannHarry Heilmann
American
Baseball player

Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
Russian
Ballet Teacher
Herman Charles BosmanHerman Charles Bosman
South African
Short Story Writer

Simon KimbanguSimon Kimbangu
Congolese
Religious Leader
Harald BohrHarald Bohr
Danish
Mathematician

James BridieJames Bridie
Scottish
Playwright

Maja EinsteinMaja Einstein
Swiss, German, American
Romanist

Mohammad-Taqi BaharMohammad-Taqi Bahar
Iranian
Poet
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
Norwegian
Physicist
Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount AddisonChristopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison
British
Medical Doctor

Willem MengelbergWillem Mengelberg
Dutch
Conductor

WolsWols
German
Painter, Photographer

Lincoln EllsworthLincoln Ellsworth
American
Explorer
Te Rangi HīroaTe Rangi Hīroa
New Zealander
Doctor

Jimmy YanceyJimmy Yancey
American
Pianist

Abraham CahanAbraham Cahan
American
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Autobiographer,

Haj Ali RazmaraHaj Ali Razmara
Iranian
Military officer

Smokey Joe WilliamsSmokey Joe Williams
American
Baseball Player
Louis LavelleLouis Lavelle
French
Philosopher

Louis AdamicLouis Adamic
Slovenian
Author
Annie Nathan MeyerAnnie Nathan Meyer
American
Author

Ella Reeve BloorElla Reeve Bloor
American
Political organizer and writer
John Alden CarpenterJohn Alden Carpenter
American
Composer
Leo SingerLeo Singer
Austrian
Actor