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.

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

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

Cy YoungCy Young
American
 
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
Pakistani
Writer

Pierre Teilhard de ChardinPierre Teilhard de Chardin
French
Philosopher & Jesuit Priest
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
Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Writer, Hunter, Naturalist

Ruth EllisRuth Ellis
British, Welsh
Model

Honus WagnerHonus Wagner
German, American
Baseballer

Ira HayesIra Hayes
American
Paratrooper
Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
Japanese
 
Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,

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
 

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José Ortega y GassetJosé Ortega y Gasset
Spanish
Philosopher, Educationist, Writer, University

Alberto AscariAlberto Ascari
Italian
Italian racing driver

Calouste GulbenkianCalouste Gulbenkian
British
businessperson, entrepreneur

George EnescuGeorge Enescu
French, Romanian
Romanian composer
Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
German, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University

James AgeeJames Agee
Author, Screenwriter, Poet
S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
Hungarian
actor, screenwriter, writer, stage actor

Emma JungEmma Jung
Swiss
Psychologist

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist
Walter WhiteWalter White
American
American civil rights activist

Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
French, American
Painter, Draughtsperson
Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist

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

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
French
Painter

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

Robert R. McCormickRobert R. McCormick
American
 
James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
American
composer, pianist, jazz musician

Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Leonid GovorovLeonid Govorov
Russian
Military commander

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

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
Activist, Writer

Sōtarō YasuiSōtarō Yasui
Japanese
Painter