Famous People Who Died In 1955

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1955. This list includes people like Albert Einstein, Emmett Till, James Dean, Alexander Fleming, Shemp Howard and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, artists, mathematicians and composers who died in 1955. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.

Frank HamerFrank Hamer
American
Police Officer
Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
German, American
Physicist

James DeanJames Dean
American
Actor

Emmett TillEmmett Till
American
African-American teenager

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
British, Scottish
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
American
Jazz saxophonist, composer
Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
American
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public

Shemp HowardShemp Howard
American
Actor, Comedian

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer
Cy YoungCy Young
American
 

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
Pakistani
Writer

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
American
Poet

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator
Cordell HullCordell Hull
American
Secretary of State, USA

Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
American
First African-American to explore the North Pole
Fernand LégerFernand Léger
French
Cubist Painter

Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Indian
Father of research laboratories

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
American
Chemist
Arthur KeithArthur Keith
Welsh
Father of Modern Nationalism

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist
Carmen MirandaCarmen Miranda
Brazilian, Portuguese
Actor, Singer, Dancer

Ruth EllisRuth Ellis
British, Welsh
Model

Honus WagnerHonus Wagner
German, American
Baseballer

Ira HayesIra Hayes
American
Paratrooper
Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
Japanese
 
Theda BaraTheda Bara
American
Actress

Olga KhokhlovaOlga Khokhlova
Russian
Ballet dancer

Joe AllenJoe Allen
American
Actor

Rupprecht, Crown Prince of BavariaRupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
German
 
José Ortega y GassetJosé Ortega y Gasset
Spanish
Philosopher, Educationist, Writer, University

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Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet

Alberto AscariAlberto Ascari
Italian
Italian racing driver

Calouste GulbenkianCalouste Gulbenkian
British
businessperson, entrepreneur

Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,
George EnescuGeorge Enescu
French, Romanian
Romanian composer

James AgeeJames Agee
Author, Screenwriter, Poet
Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
Hungarian
actor, screenwriter, writer, stage actor

John W. DavisJohn W. Davis
American
Politician
Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist

Emma JungEmma Jung
Swiss
Psychologist
Walter WhiteWalter White
American
American civil rights activist

Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
French, American
Painter, Draughtsperson

Arthur HoneggerArthur Honegger
Swiss, French
Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, Film score

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
French
Painter

Louis Leon ThurstoneLouis Leon Thurstone
American
Psychologist
Robert E. SherwoodRobert E. Sherwood
American
Playwright

Adolfo de la HuertaAdolfo de la Huerta
Mexican
Politician

Robert R. McCormickRobert R. McCormick
American
 

James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
American
composer, pianist, jazz musician
Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US

Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,
Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
American
Aviator

Leonid GovorovLeonid Govorov
Russian
Military commander

John MottJohn Mott
American
Protester, Activist
Hubert Cecil BoothHubert Cecil Booth
British
Engineer

Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
German, American
Physicist
Teilhard de ChardinTeilhard de Chardin
French
 

Egas MonizEgas Moniz
Portuguese
 

Alexander PapagosAlexander Papagos
Greek
Politician, Military personnel
Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola
German
German mineralogist

Kim Seong-suKim Seong-su
South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea
Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
American
feminist

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
American
Publisher

St. Katharine DrexelSt. Katharine Drexel
American
Philanthropist

Sōtarō YasuiSōtarō Yasui
Japanese
Painter
W. J. CameronW. J. Cameron
Canadian
Journalist