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
Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
American
Source of HeLa Cell Line

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
American
Baseball Player

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
Austrian
Philosopher

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
French
Marshal of France

Fanny BriceFanny Brice
American
Model, Singer, Actress
Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg
Austrian
Composer

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company

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

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
American
Author

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

Ernest BevinErnest Bevin
British
British statesman
Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
German
Physicist

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
 
Harold GouldHarold Gould
American
Writer

Jesse E. JamesJesse E. James
American
Lawyer, Actor

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Jordan
Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
Italian, American
Mobster

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

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Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
Chinese
Politician
Willie MorettiWillie Moretti
Italian, American
 

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
Australian
Politician

Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
German
Politician

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights
Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
German
Politician, Torturer
Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
German
Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat,

Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
American
Baseball Player

Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
Iranian
Writer

Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
Italian
Politician, Prime Minister
August HorchAugust Horch
German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
British
Composer, Pianist, University teacher

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
American
Chemist

William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
German
 

Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
Polish
Journalist, Poet, Writer
Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
German
politician, diplomat

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator
Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American
Singer

Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor
Harold RossHarold Ross
American
Journalist

Mary White OvingtonMary White Ovington
American
Journalist
Hermann BrochHermann Broch
Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
Composer, Conductor, Musician

Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
Portuguese
Statesman

Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
Lebanese
politician

Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
Swiss, French
Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist
Arthur VandenbergArthur Vandenberg
American
Senator

Émile ChartierÉmile Chartier
French
Philosopher

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
Russian
Ballet Teacher

Dorothy DixDorothy Dix
American
Journalist
Simon KimbanguSimon Kimbangu
Congolese
Religious Leader

John SloanJohn Sloan
American
Artist
Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Constant LambertConstant Lambert
British
Composer

Willem MengelbergWillem Mengelberg
Dutch
Conductor
Bill KlemBill Klem
American
Baseball umpire

Harald BohrHarald Bohr
Danish
Mathematician
James BridieJames Bridie
Scottish
Playwright

Herman Charles BosmanHerman Charles Bosman
South African
Short Story Writer

Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
American
Artist
Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount AddisonChristopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison
British
Medical Doctor

WolsWols
German
Painter, Photographer
Jimmy YanceyJimmy Yancey
American
Pianist

Lincoln EllsworthLincoln Ellsworth
American
Explorer

Te Rangi HīroaTe Rangi Hīroa
New Zealander
Doctor

Abraham CahanAbraham Cahan
American
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Autobiographer,
Vilhelm BjerknesVilhelm Bjerknes
Norwegian
Physicist
Haj Ali RazmaraHaj Ali Razmara
Iranian
Military officer

Louis LavelleLouis Lavelle
French
Philosopher

Mohammad-Taqi BaharMohammad-Taqi Bahar
Iranian
Poet

Louis AdamicLouis Adamic
Slovenian
Author
Leo SingerLeo Singer
Austrian
Actor

Smokey Joe WilliamsSmokey Joe Williams
American
Baseball Player

William EdmondsonWilliam Edmondson
American
Sculptor

Ella Reeve BloorElla Reeve Bloor
American
Political organizer and writer

John Alden CarpenterJohn Alden Carpenter
American
Composer
Harold BauerHarold Bauer
British
Pianist

Annie Nathan MeyerAnnie Nathan Meyer
American
Author
Selim PalmgrenSelim Palmgren
Finnish
Composer

Robert FlahertyRobert Flaherty
American
Filmmaker
Anne Henrietta MartinAnne Henrietta Martin
American
Author
Robert Grant AitkenRobert Grant Aitken
American
Astronomer