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

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
French
Marshal of France

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
Austrian
Philosopher

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
American
Baseball Player

Fanny BriceFanny Brice
American
Model, Singer, Actress
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
Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
Pakistani
First Prime Minister of Pakistan

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

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
American
Author

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

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Jordan

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

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
British
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,
J. C. LeyendeckerJ. C. Leyendecker
American
Illustrator, Painter, Artist

Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
Italian, American
Mobster

Otto OhlendorfOtto Ohlendorf
German
Economist, Politician, Military personnel
Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
Chinese
Politician

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Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
Pakistani
Politician
Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
Australian
Politician

Willie MorettiWillie Moretti
Italian, American
 

Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
American
Baseball Player

Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
German
Politician
Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
German
Politician, Torturer
Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
German
Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat,

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

Mary White OvingtonMary White Ovington
American
Journalist

Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
Iranian
Writer
Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
Italian
Politician, Prime Minister

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator

Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
German
politician, diplomat

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
American
Chemist

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
British
Composer, Pianist, University teacher
August HorchAugust Horch
German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor
Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American
Singer

William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
German
 

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
Composer, Conductor, Musician
Hermann BrochHermann Broch
Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
Polish
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Émile ChartierÉmile Chartier
French
Philosopher

Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
Portuguese
Statesman

Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
Swiss, French
Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist

Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
Lebanese
politician

Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer
Arthur VandenbergArthur Vandenberg
American
Senator

Constant LambertConstant Lambert
British
Composer

Simon KimbanguSimon Kimbangu
Congolese
Religious Leader

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
Russian
Ballet Teacher
Harold RossHarold Ross
American
Journalist

Harry HeilmannHarry Heilmann
American
Baseball player
John SloanJohn Sloan
American
Artist

Dorothy DixDorothy Dix
American
Journalist

Bill KlemBill Klem
American
Baseball umpire
Harald BohrHarald Bohr
Danish
Mathematician

Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount AddisonChristopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison
British
Medical Doctor
Willem MengelbergWillem Mengelberg
Dutch
Conductor

Herman Charles BosmanHerman Charles Bosman
South African
Short Story Writer

James BridieJames Bridie
Scottish
Playwright
Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
American
Artist
Lincoln EllsworthLincoln Ellsworth
American
Explorer

Jimmy YanceyJimmy Yancey
American
Pianist

Te Rangi HīroaTe Rangi Hīroa
New Zealander
Doctor

WolsWols
German
Painter, Photographer
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
Norwegian
Physicist
Haj Ali RazmaraHaj Ali Razmara
Iranian
Military officer

Louis LavelleLouis Lavelle
French
Philosopher

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

Mohammad-Taqi BaharMohammad-Taqi Bahar
Iranian
Poet
Charles Dillon PerrineCharles Dillon Perrine
American
Astronomer

Louis AdamicLouis Adamic
Slovenian
Author

Smokey Joe WilliamsSmokey Joe Williams
American
Baseball Player

Leo SingerLeo Singer
Austrian
Actor

Ella Reeve BloorElla Reeve Bloor
American
Political organizer and writer
Harold BauerHarold Bauer
British
Pianist

John Alden CarpenterJohn Alden Carpenter
American
Composer
William EdmondsonWilliam Edmondson
American
Sculptor

Anne Henrietta MartinAnne Henrietta Martin
American
Author
Charles B. CochranCharles B. Cochran
British
Theatrical producer
Selim PalmgrenSelim Palmgren
Finnish
Composer