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
Emmett TillEmmett Till
American
African-American teenager

James DeanJames Dean
American
Actor

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
Ira HayesIra Hayes
American
Military Leader

Cy YoungCy Young
American
Baseball player
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
Pakistani
Writer

Jim CorbettJim Corbett
British
Hunter, Naturalist, Writer

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

Olga KhokhlovaOlga Khokhlova
Russian
First Wife of Picasso

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
James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
American
Chemist

Arthur KeithArthur Keith
Welsh
Father of Modern Nationalism

Walter WhiteWalter White
American
American civil rights activist
Ruth EllisRuth Ellis
British, Welsh
Model

Carmen MirandaCarmen Miranda
Brazilian, Portuguese
Actor, Singer, Dancer
Honus WagnerHonus Wagner
German, American
Baseballer

Theda BaraTheda Bara
American
Actress

Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
Japanese
 
Teilhard de ChardinTeilhard de Chardin
French
 

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Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of BavariaRupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
German
 

Alberto AscariAlberto Ascari
Italian
Italian racing driver

Rodolfo GrazianiRodolfo Graziani
Italian
Military officer

George SkakelGeorge Skakel
American
Businessperson
Egas MonizAntónio Egas Moniz
Portuguese
Neurologist
Barbara GrahamBarbara Graham
American
Criminal

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

George EnescuGeorge Enescu
French, Romanian
Romanian composer

John W. DavisJohn W. Davis
American
Politician
James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist

Calouste GulbenkianCalouste Gulbenkian
British
businessperson, entrepreneur

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist

St. Katharine DrexelSt. Katharine Drexel
American
Philanthropist

Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
French, American
Painter, Draughtsperson
Emma JungEmma Jung
Swiss
Psychologist

Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US
Arthur HoneggerArthur Honegger
Swiss, French
Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, Film score

Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
British
Anthropologist

James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
American
composer, pianist, jazz musician
Leo AmeryLeo Amery
British
Politician

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
French
Painter
Robert E. SherwoodRobert E. Sherwood
American
Playwright

Adolfo de la HuertaAdolfo de la Huerta
Mexican
Politician

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

Robert R. McCormickRobert R. McCormick
American
 

Aline Frankau BernsteinAline Frankau Bernstein
American
Costume designer
Bill VukovichBill Vukovich
American
Racing driver

Frank MerrillFrank Merrill
American
Army general

Mihály KárolyiMihály Károlyi
Hungarian
Political leader

Louis Leon ThurstoneLouis Leon Thurstone
American
Psychologist
Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
American
Publisher
Alexander PapagosAlexandros Papagos
Greek
Military personnel

Charles E. MitchellCharles E. Mitchell
American
Banker

Leonid GovorovLeonid Govorov
Russian
Military commander
Peyton C. MarchPeyton C. March
American
Army Officer

Otto BraunOtto Braun
German, Russian
Politician
Marcel DéatMarcel Déat
French
Politician

Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
American
Aviator

Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola
German
German mineralogist
Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
German, American
Physicist

Rudolf Klein-RoggeRudolf Klein-Rogge
German
Actor
Walter HampdenWalter Hampden
American
Actor

Hubert Cecil BoothHubert Cecil Booth
British
Engineer

Lloyd BaconLloyd Bacon
American
Director

Ahmad QavamAhmad Qavam
Iranian
Politician
Sybille SchmitzSybille Schmitz
German
Actress
Bernard De VotoBernard De Voto
American
Historian

John MottJohn Mott
American
Evangelist

Theodor InnitzerTheodor Innitzer
Czech
Cardinal

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

Carl MillesCarl Milles
Swedish
Sculptor

Cyril GarbettCyril Garbett
British
Author

Tom DuganTom Dugan
Irish
Actor

Alfréd HajósAlfréd Hajós
Hungarian
Swimmer
Ely CulbertsonEly Culbertson
American
Entrepreneur

Samuel Henry KressSamuel Henry Kress
American
Businessman
Hans HedtoftHans Hedtoft
Danish
Politician

Tom MooreTom Moore
Irish
Actor
Louis Charles BreguetLouis Charles Breguet
French
Aircraft designer
Herbert PutnamHerbert Putnam
American
Librarian