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
Will Keith KelloggWill Keith Kellogg
American
Founder of the Kellogg Company

Arnold SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg
Austrian
Composer

Sinclair LewisSinclair Lewis
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

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
Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
German
Physician and Biochemist

Andre GideAndre Gide
French
 
Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
Austrian, German
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
Finnish, Polish
Statesman, Explorer, Politician, Officer

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Jordan
Raymond Fernandez and Martha BeckRaymond Fernandez and Martha Beck
American
Serial killer

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
British
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,
Jesse E. JamesJesse E. James
American
Lawyer, Actor

Otto OhlendorfOtto Ohlendorf
German
Economist, Politician, Military personnel

René GuénonRené Guénon
French
Author

Choudhry Rahmat AliChoudhry Rahmat Ali
Pakistani
Politician
J. C. LeyendeckerJ. C. Leyendecker
American
Illustrator, Painter, Artist
Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
American
American mobster

Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
Chinese
Politician

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
Australian
Politician, Diplomat, Railroad engineer

Willie MorettiWillie Moretti
Italian, American
 
Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
American
American author

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Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
German
Politician, Torturer

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

August HorchAugust Horch
German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
Writer, Translator, Novelist
Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
German
Politician

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights
Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
British
Composer, Pianist, University teacher

William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
German
 

Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
Italian
Politician, Prime Minister
Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator

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

Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
Composer, Conductor, Musician

Hermann BrochHermann Broch
Austrian
Writer, Playwright

Serge VoronoffSerge Voronoff
Swiss, French
Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist
Riad Al SolhRiad Al Solh
Lebanese
politician

WolsWols
German
Painter, Photographer

Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Abraham CahanAbraham Cahan
American
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Autobiographer,
Leo SingerLeo Singer
Austrian
Actor

Philip JaisohnPhilip Jaisohn
American, South Korean
Journalist
Carl Otto LamplandCarl Otto Lampland
American
Astronomer

Lloyd Cassel DouglasLloyd Cassel Douglas
American
 

Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
Portuguese
Politician, Military personnel