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

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain
French
Marshal of France

Ludwig WittgensteinLudwig Wittgenstein
Austrian, British
Philosopher

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
American
Baseball Player

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Fanny BriceFanny Brice
American
Model, Singer, Actress

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

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
Finnish
Military Leader
Will Keith KelloggWill Keith Kellogg
American
Founder of the Kellogg Company

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

Martha BeckMartha Beck
American
Serial Killer

Raymond FernandezRaymond Fernandez
American
Serial Killer

Andre GideAndre Gide
French
 
Charles G. DawesCharles G. Dawes
American
Vice President of the United States

Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
American
Author

Ernest BevinErnest Bevin
British
British statesman

Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld
German
Physicist
Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg
American
Composer

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof
German
Physician and Biochemist
William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
German
 

Robert WalkerRobert Walker
American
Actor

Vincent ManganoVincent Mangano
Italian, American
Criminal
Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
Jordanian, Saudi Arabian
King

Jesse E. JamesJesse E. James
American
Lawyer, Actor
Tommy GaglianoTommy Gagliano
Italian, American
Mobster

René GuénonRené Guénon
French
Author

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
British
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,
Martina von TrappMartina von Trapp
Austrian
Singer

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

Otto OhlendorfOtto Ohlendorf
German
Economist, Politician, Military personnel

Maria MontezMaria Montez
Dominican, French, American
Actress

Zaifeng, Prince ChunZaifeng, Prince Chun
Chinese
Politician
Algernon Henry BlackwoodAlgernon Henry Blackwood
British
Broadcaster
Willie MorettiWillie Moretti
Italian, American
 

Oswald PohlOswald Pohl
German
Politician, Torturer

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

Maksim LitvinovMaksim Litvinov
Polish, Russian
Revolutionary
Nellie McClungNellie McClung
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights

Ben ChifleyBen Chifley
Australian
Politician

Robert FlahertyRobert Flaherty
American
Filmmaker

Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of RussiaGrand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia
German, Russian
Queen

Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
German
Politician
Ivanoe BonomiIvanoe Bonomi
Italian
Politician, Prime Minister

Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
American
Singer
August HorchAugust Horch
German
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Racecar driver

Sadegh HedayatSadegh Hedayat
Iranian
Writer

Eddie CollinsEddie Collins
American
Baseball Player
Mary White OvingtonMary White Ovington
American
Journalist

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor
Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner
British
Composer, Pianist, University teacher

Shidehara KijūrōShidehara Kijūrō
Japanese
Prime minister of Japan

Ernst von WeizsäckerErnst von Weizsäcker
German
politician, diplomat

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel
Austrian
Composer, Pianist, Music educator

Óscar CarmonaÓscar Carmona
Portuguese
Statesman
Andrei PlatonovAndrei Platonov
Writer, Playwright, Science fiction writer

Albert C. BarnesAlbert C. Barnes
American
Chemist

Tadeusz BorowskiTadeusz Borowski
Polish
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Riad al-SulhRiad al-Sulh
Lebanese
Statesman
Élie CartanÉlie Cartan
French
Mathematician

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

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky
Composer, Conductor, Musician

Hermann BrochHermann Broch
Austrian
Writer, Playwright
Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
American
American Politician

Mady ChristiansMady Christians
Austrian
Actress
Harold RossHarold Ross
American
Journalist

Simon KimbanguSimon Kimbangu
Congolese
Religious Leader

Constant LambertConstant Lambert
British
Composer
Louis BrodyLouis Brody
Cameroonian, German
Actor

John FlynnJohn Flynn
Australian
Minister
John SloanJohn Sloan
American
Artist

Dorothy DixDorothy Dix
American
Journalist

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
Russian
Ballet Teacher

James BridieJames Bridie
Scottish
Playwright
Lloyd Cassel DouglasLloyd Cassel Douglas
American
 
Mikhail Markovich BorodinMikhail Markovich Borodin
Belarusian, Russian
Revolutionary

Jens JensenJens Jensen
American
Landscape Architect

Maja EinsteinMaja Einstein
Swiss, German, American
Romanist

Émile ChartierÉmile Chartier
French
Philosopher
Harald BohrHarald Bohr
Danish
Mathematician

Haj Ali RazmaraHaj Ali Razmara
Iranian
Military officer

Harry HeilmannHarry Heilmann
American
Baseball player

Edward A. RossEdward A. Ross
American
Sociologist

Gelett BurgessGelett Burgess
American
Artist
Angelos SikelianósAngelos Sikelianós
Greek
Poet

Willem MengelbergWillem Mengelberg
Dutch
Conductor
Bill KlemBill Klem
American
Baseball umpire

Fumiko HayashiFumiko Hayashi
Japanese
Novelist
Philip JaisohnPhilip Jaisohn
American, South Korean
Journalist
Abraham CahanAbraham Cahan
American
Writer, Politician, Novelist, Autobiographer,