Famous People Who Died In 1954

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1954. This list includes people like Frida Kahlo, Alan Turing, Henri Matisse, Robert Capa, Enrico Fermi and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, journalists and novelists who died in 1954. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & Italy 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 Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 6, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico
Died: July 13

 2 Alan Turing

Alan Turing
67
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Father of Theoretical Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
Birthdate: June 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: June 7

 3 Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 31, 1869
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France
Died: November 3

 4 Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: September 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 28

 5 Lionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1878
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: November 15

 6 Colette

Colette
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, France
Died: August 3

 7 Maurice Tillet

Maurice Tillet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 23, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ural Mountains, Russia
Died: September 4
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Robert Capa

Robert Capa
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Famous As: Photographer, Photojournalist
Birthdate: October 22, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: May 25

 9 Sydney Greenstreet

Sydney Greenstreet
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 27, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sandwich, Kent, England
Died: January 18
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Princess Märtha of Sweden

Princess Märtha of Sweden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: March 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 5

 11 Heinz Guderian

Heinz Guderian
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chief of the General Staff of the German Army High Command (1944-45)
Birthdate: June 17, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: May 14

 12 Charles Ives

Charles Ives
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 20, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 19

 13 Pop Warner

Pop Warner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football coach
Birthdate: April 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 7

 14 Agnes Macphail

Agnes Macphail
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of Ontario Provincial Parliament (1943-45, 1948-51)
Birthdate: March 24, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dundalk, Canada
Died: February 13

 15 Claude Cahun

Claude Cahun
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Famous As: Former surrealist photographer, sculptor best known as a writer and self-portraitist, who assumed a variety of performative personae
Birthdate: October 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: December 8

 16 Mary Church Terrell

Mary Church Terrell
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: One of the first African-American women to earn a college degree
Birthdate: September 23, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 24

 17 Gladys George

Gladys George
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Patten, Maine, U.S.
Died: December 8

 18 Pierre S. du Pont

Pierre S. du Pont
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 15, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: April 4

 19 Edwin Howard Armstrong

Edwin Howard Armstrong
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: December 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
Died: February 1

 20 Kalki Krishnamurthy

Kalki Krishnamurthy
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Former Writer who founded a magazine, which was also named Kalki
Birthdate: September 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manalmedu, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: December 5

 21 Günther Quandt

Günther Quandt
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: German industrialist who founded an industrial empire that today includes BMW and Altana (chemicals)
Birthdate: July 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pritzwalk, Germany
Died: December 30

 22 Viktor Abakumov

Viktor Abakumov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Russian Minister of State Security 1946 to 1951
Birthdate: April 24, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 19

 23 Aristides de Sousa Mendes

Aristides de Sousa Mendes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: July 19, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Viseu
Died: April 3

 24 Alain LeRoy Locke

Alain LeRoy Locke
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Famous As: teacher, philosopher
Birthdate: September 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Died: June 9

 25 Styllou Christofi

Styllou Christofi
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 1900 AD
Birthplace: Cyprus
Died: December 15

 26 M. N. Roy

M. N. Roy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary, Philosopher
Birthdate: March 21, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Changripota, 24 Parganas, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: January 25

 27 Grantland Rice

Grantland Rice
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Sports writer
Birthdate: November 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 13

 28 Oscar Charleston

Oscar Charleston
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Baseball Player Center fielder
Birthdate: October 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: October 5

 29 James Hilton

James Hilton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Birthdate: September 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leigh, Lancashire, England
Died: December 20

 30 Marguerite Steinheil

Marguerite Steinheil
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Salonnière
Birthdate: April 16, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaucourt, France
Died: July 17

 31 Dziga Vertov

Dziga Vertov
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: January 2, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Białystok
Died: February 12

 32 Princess Antonia of Luxembourg

Princess Antonia of Luxembourg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: October 7, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Schloss Hohenburg, Lenggries, Bavaria, Germany
Died: July 31

 33 Andre Derain

Andre Derain
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 10, 1880
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garches, France
Died: September 8

 34 Seebohm Rowntree

Seebohm Rowntree
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Famous As: Researcher
Birthdate: July 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: York, England
Died: October 7

 35 Wilhelm Furtwängler

Wilhelm Furtwängler
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: January 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany
Died: November 30

 36 Jess McMahon

Jess McMahon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 26, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 22

 37 Clyde Cessna

Clyde Cessna
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: December 5, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Iowa, United States
Died: November 20

 38 Linda Lee Thomas

Linda Lee Thomas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: November 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 20

 39 Maximilian von Weichs

Maximilian von Weichs
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: November 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dessau
Died: September 27

 40 Rabbit Maranville

Rabbit Maranville
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball manager
Birthdate: November 11, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 6

 41 Jibanananda Das

Jibanananda Das
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer
Birthdate: February 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barishal, Bangladesh
Died: October 22

 42 Charles Albert Bender

Charles Albert Bender
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: May 5, 1884
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States
Died: May 22

 43 Franz Josef Popp

Franz Josef Popp
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Engineer, Manager, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: July 29

 44 Jacques Fath

Jacques Fath
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Dominant influences on postwar haute couture
Birthdate: September 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France
Died: November 13

 45 Jacinto Benavente

Jacinto Benavente
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: August 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: July 14

 46 Clara Westhoff

Clara Westhoff
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: September 21, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: March 9

 47 Agus Salim

Agus Salim
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: October 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kota Gedang, Indonesia
Died: November 4

 48 Hannes Meyer

Hannes Meyer
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Swiss architect
Birthdate: November 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Basel
Died: July 19

 49 Auguste Lumière

Auguste Lumière
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: October 19, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: April 10

 50 Auguste Perret

Auguste Perret
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: architect
Birthdate: February 12, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ixelles
Died: February 25