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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Newspaper Baron
Birthdate: April 29, 1863
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: August 14

 2 Pauline Pfeiffer

Pauline Pfeiffer .
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Famous As: Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway
Birthdate: July 22, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parkersburg, Iowa, U.S.
Died: October 1

 3 Philippe Pétain

Philippe Pétain.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Marshal of France
Birthdate: April 24, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Died: July 23
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 29

 5 Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Source of HeLa Cell Line
Birthdate: August 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roanoke
Died: October 4
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 6 Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: July 16, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pickens County, South Carolina
Died: December 5

 7 William, German Crown Prince

William, German Crown Prince
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: May 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marmorpalais, Potsdam, Germany
Died: July 20
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 8 Ferdinand Porsche

Ferdinand Porsche.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Birthdate: September 3, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vratislavice nad Nisou, Liberec, Czechia
Died: January 30

 9 Abdullah I of Jordan

Abdullah I of Jordan
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 20

 10 Fanny Brice

Fanny Brice.
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Famous As: Model, Singer, Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: May 29
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Arnold Schoenberg

Arnold Schoenberg.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 13, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
Died: July 13

 12 Robert Walker

Robert Walker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: August 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: June 4, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Askainen, Finland
Died: January 27
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Liaquat Ali Khan

Liaquat Ali Khan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of Pakistan
Birthdate: October 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karnal
Died: October 17

 15 Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: February 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sauk Centre
Died: January 10

 16 Will Keith Kellogg

Will Keith Kellogg.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of the Kellogg Company
Birthdate: April 7, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Battle Creek
Died: October 6

 17 Raymond Fernandez

Raymond Fernandez.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: December 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawaii, United States
Died: March 8

 18 Martha Beck

Martha Beck.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: May 6, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milton, Florida, United States
Died: March 8

 19 Vincent Mangano

Vincent Mangano
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: March 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: April 19

 20 Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland

Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: February 27, 1861
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Arvfurstens palats, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 24

 21 Andre Gide

Andre Gide.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 19

 22 René Guénon

René Guénon
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Blois
Died: January 7

 23 Ivor Novello

Ivor Novello
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Famous As: Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 15, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: March 6

 24 Jesse E. James

Jesse E. James
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer, Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nashville
Died: March 26

 25 Tommy Gagliano

Tommy Gagliano
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: May 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: February 16

 26 Otto Ohlendorf

Otto Ohlendorf
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Economist, Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: February 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hoheneggelsen
Died: June 7

 27 Charles G. Dawes

Charles G. Dawes.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: August 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio
Died: April 23

 28 Ernest Bevin

Ernest Bevin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British statesman
Birthdate: March 9, 1881
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winsford, Somerset
Died: April 14

 29 Amy Carmichael

Amy Carmichael
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 16, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Millisle, County Down, Ireland
Died: January 18

 30 J. C. Leyendecker

J. C. Leyendecker
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Famous As: Illustrator, Painter, Artist
Birthdate: March 23, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montabaur
Died: July 26

 31 Zaifeng, Prince Chun

Zaifeng, Prince Chun
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 12, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing
Died: February 3

 32 Maria Montez

Maria Montez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barahona, Dominican Republic
Died: September 7

 33 Choudhry Rahmat Ali

Choudhry Rahmat Ali
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 16, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balachaur
Died: February 3

 34 Oscar Micheaux

Oscar Micheaux.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 2, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Metropolis, Illinois, United States
Died: March 25

 35 Algernon Henry Blackwood

Algernon Henry Blackwood
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: March 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shooter's Hill, Kent, England
Died: December 10

 36 Willie Moretti

Willie Moretti
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 24, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 4

 37 Martina von Trapp

Martina von Trapp
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Klosterneuburg, Austria
Died: February 25
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 38 Maksim Litvinov

Maksim Litvinov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: July 17, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Białystok, Russian Empire
Died: December 31

 39 Arnold Sommerfeld

Arnold Sommerfeld.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: April 26

 40 Princess Hélène of Orléans

Princess Hélène of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: June 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: York House, Twickenham, England
Died: January 21

 41 Oswald Pohl

Oswald Pohl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Torturer
Birthdate: June 30, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Duisburg
Died: June 7

 42 Alfred Hugenberg

Alfred Hugenberg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat, Publisher
Birthdate: June 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: March 12

 43 Ben Chifley

Ben Chifley
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 22, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Died: June 13

 44 Bill Klem

Bill Klem
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball umpire
Birthdate: February 22, 1874
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: September 16

 45 Eddie Collins

Eddie Collins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: May 2, 1887
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Millerton, New York, United States
Died: March 24

 46 Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: February 2, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coburg, Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, German Empire
Died: October 25

 47 Nellie McClung

Nellie McClung
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights activist, Feminist
Birthdate: October 20, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatsworth, Ontario
Died: September 1

 48 Ivanoe Bonomi

Ivanoe Bonomi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Prime Minister
Birthdate: October 18, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mantua, Italy
Died: April 20

 49 Sadegh Hedayat

Sadegh Hedayat
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 17, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: April 9

 50 Fritz Thyssen

Fritz Thyssen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 9, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Styrum, Gemeinde
Died: February 8