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
James DeanJames Dean
American
Actor

Emmett TillEmmett Till
American
African-American teenager

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
American
Jazz saxophonist, composer

Frank HamerFrank Hamer
American
Police Officer

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
British, Scottish
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin
Shemp HowardShemp Howard
American
Actor, Comedian

Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
American
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator

Ira HayesIra Hayes
American
Military Leader
Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
American
First African-American to explore the North Pole

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
Pakistani
Writer

Cy YoungCy Young
American
Baseball player
Olga KhokhlovaOlga Khokhlova
Russian
First Wife of Picasso

Cordell HullCordell Hull
American
Secretary of State, USA

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
American
Poet

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
French
Cubist Painter
Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Indian
Father of research laboratories
Arthur KeithArthur Keith
Welsh
Father of Modern Nationalism

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
American
Chemist

Walter WhiteWalter White
American
American civil rights activist
Carmen MirandaCarmen Miranda
Brazilian, Portuguese
Actor, Singer, Dancer

Ruth EllisRuth Ellis
British, Welsh
Model
Barbara GrahamBarbara Graham
American
Criminal

Honus WagnerHonus Wagner
German, American
Baseballer

Teilhard de ChardinTeilhard de Chardin
French
 
Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
Japanese
 

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Theda BaraTheda Bara
American
Actress
St. Katharine DrexelSt. Katharine Drexel
American
Philanthropist

Rupprecht, Crown Prince of BavariaRupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
German
 

Rodolfo GrazianiRodolfo Graziani
Italian
Military officer

Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,
George SkakelGeorge Skakel
American
Businessperson
José Ortega y GassetJosé Ortega y Gasset
Spanish
Philosopher, Educationist, Writer, University

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
Hungarian, American
Actor

George EnescuGeorge Enescu
French, Romanian
Romanian composer

Alberto AscariAlberto Ascari
Italian
Italian racing driver
Calouste GulbenkianCalouste Gulbenkian
British
businessperson, entrepreneur

James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist

Egas MonizAntónio Egas Moniz
Portuguese
Neurologist

John W. DavisJohn W. Davis
American
Politician

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist
Emma JungEmma Jung
Swiss
Psychologist

James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
American
composer, pianist, jazz musician
Pierre LeveghPierre Levegh
French
Racing driver

Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
British
Anthropologist

Aline Frankau BernsteinAline Frankau Bernstein
American
Costume designer
Leo AmeryLeo Amery
British
Politician

Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
French, American
Painter, Draughtsperson
Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
French
Painter

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

MiroslavaMiroslava
Czech, Mexican
Actress

Adolfo de la HuertaAdolfo de la Huerta
Mexican
Politician

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Mihály KárolyiMihály Károlyi
Hungarian
Political leader

Princess Elizabeth of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Princess

Robert R. McCormickRobert R. McCormick
American
 
Robert E. SherwoodRobert E. Sherwood
American
Playwright

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
American
Publisher
Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US

Frank MerrillFrank Merrill
American
Army general

Leonid GovorovLeonid Govorov
Russian
Military commander
Louis Leon ThurstoneLouis Leon Thurstone
American
Psychologist

Bill VukovichBill Vukovich
American
Racing driver
Savang VadhanaSavang Vadhana
Thai
Family Member

Nicolas de StaelNicolas de Stael
French, Russian
Painter

Alexander PapagosAlexandros Papagos
Greek
Military personnel
Marcel DéatMarcel Déat
French
Politician

Otto BraunOtto Braun
German, Russian
Politician
Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
American
Aviator

Rudolf Klein-RoggeRudolf Klein-Rogge
German
Actor

Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
German, American
Physicist

Charles E. MitchellCharles E. Mitchell
American
Banker
Peyton C. MarchPeyton C. March
American
Army Officer
Lloyd BaconLloyd Bacon
American
Director

Ahmad QavamAhmad Qavam
Iranian
Politician

Hubert Cecil BoothHubert Cecil Booth
British
Engineer

Léon WerthLéon Werth
French
Writer
Walter HampdenWalter Hampden
American
Actor

Bernard De VotoBernard De Voto
American
Historian

Sybille SchmitzSybille Schmitz
German
Actress

Tom DuganTom Dugan
Irish
Actor

Max PechsteinMax Pechstein
German
Painter
Robert W. WoodRobert W. Wood
American
Physicist

John MottJohn Mott
American
Evangelist
Theodor InnitzerTheodor Innitzer
Czech
Cardinal

Carl MillesCarl Milles
Swedish
Sculptor
Alfréd HajósAlfréd Hajós
Hungarian
Swimmer
Tom MooreTom Moore
Irish
Actor