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

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

Frank HamerFrank Hamer
American
Police Officer

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
American
Jazz saxophonist, composer
Shemp HowardShemp Howard
American
Actor, Comedian

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

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
Pakistani
Writer
Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer

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

Ira HayesIra Hayes
American
Military Leader

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
American
Educator

Olga KhokhlovaOlga Khokhlova
Russian
First Wife of Picasso
Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
American
First African-American to explore the North Pole

Cordell HullCordell Hull
American
Secretary of State, USA

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
American
Poet

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
French
Cubist Painter
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

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
Theda BaraTheda Bara
American
Actress

Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
Japanese
 

Joe AllenJoe Allen
American
Actor
Alberto AscariAlberto Ascari
Italian
Italian racing driver

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Rodolfo GrazianiRodolfo Graziani
Italian
Military officer
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of BavariaRupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
German
 

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

George EnescuGeorge Enescu
French, Romanian
Romanian composer

Egas MonizAntónio Egas Moniz
Portuguese
Neurologist
James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist
Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,

John W. DavisJohn W. Davis
American
Politician

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist

Emma JungEmma Jung
Swiss
Psychologist
Calouste GulbenkianCalouste Gulbenkian
British
businessperson, entrepreneur

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

Leo AmeryLeo Amery
British
Politician

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

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

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Adolfo de la HuertaAdolfo de la Huerta
Mexican
Politician

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
French
Painter

James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
American
composer, pianist, jazz musician
Robert E. SherwoodRobert E. Sherwood
American
Playwright

Robert R. McCormickRobert R. McCormick
American
 
Leonid GovorovLeonid Govorov
Russian
Military commander

Mihály KárolyiMihály Károlyi
Hungarian
Political leader

Frank MerrillFrank Merrill
American
Army general

Louis Leon ThurstoneLouis Leon Thurstone
American
Psychologist

Alexander PapagosAlexandros Papagos
Greek
Military personnel
Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US

Marcel DéatMarcel Déat
French
Politician

Charles E. MitchellCharles E. Mitchell
American
Banker
Alfred EinsteinAlfred Einstein
German, American
Physicist

Walter WhiteWalter White
American
American civil rights activist
Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
American
Aviator

Lloyd BaconLloyd Bacon
American
Director

Walter HampdenWalter Hampden
American
Actor
John MottJohn Mott
American
Evangelist

Peyton C. MarchPeyton C. March
American
Army Officer
Otto BraunOtto Braun
German, Russian
Politician

Ahmad QavamAhmad Qavam
Iranian
Politician

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

Hubert Cecil BoothHubert Cecil Booth
British
Engineer
Carl MillesCarl Milles
Swedish
Sculptor

Theodor InnitzerTheodor Innitzer
Czech
Cardinal

Alfréd HajósAlfréd Hajós
Hungarian
Swimmer

Teilhard de ChardinTeilhard de Chardin
French
 
Hans HedtoftHans Hedtoft
Danish
Politician
Herbert PutnamHerbert Putnam
American
Librarian

Bessie Potter VonnohBessie Potter Vonnoh
American
Sculptor

Louis Charles BreguetLouis Charles Breguet
French
Aircraft designer

Otto GesslerOtto Gessler
German
Politician
Ely CulbertsonEly Culbertson
American
Entrepreneur

Cyril GarbettCyril Garbett
British
Author

Archie HahnArchie Hahn
American
Athlete

Mary Joseph RogersMary Joseph Rogers
American
Missioner

Hannes SchneiderHannes Schneider
Austrian
Ski Instructor
Theodor PlievierTheodor Plievier
German
Author

Warder Clyde AlleeWarder Clyde Allee
American
Ecologist
Lionel CurtisLionel Curtis
British
Author

Edward R. PeaseEdward R. Pease
British
Writer
Antanas MerkysAntanas Merkys
Lithuanian
Politician
Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola
German
German mineralogist