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
14 March 1879, German, American
Physicist
Frank HamerFrank Hamer
17 March 1884, American
Police Officer

James DeanJames Dean
08 February 1931, American
Actor

Emmett TillEmmett Till
25 July 1941, American
African-American teenager

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming
06 August 1881, British, Scottish
Biologist, Pharmacologist, Discovered Penicillin

Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
29 August 1920, American
Jazz saxophonist, composer
Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
24 November 1888, American
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public

Shemp HowardShemp Howard
11 March 1895, American
Actor, Comedian

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
06 June 1875, Swiss, German
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Cy YoungCy Young
29 March 1867, American
 
Pierre Teilhard de ChardinPierre Teilhard de Chardin
01 May 1881, French
Philosopher & Jesuit Priest

Wallace StevensWallace Stevens
02 October 1879, American
Poet
Matthew HensonMatthew Henson
08 August 1866, American
First African-American to explore the North Pole

Cordell HullCordell Hull
02 October 1871, American
Secretary of State, USA

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
04 February 1881, French
Cubist Painter
Shanti Swaroop BhatnagarShanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
21 February 1894, Indian
Father of research laboratories

James B. Sumner James B. Sumner
19 November 1887, American
Chemist
Arthur KeithArthur Keith
05 February 1866, Welsh
Father of Modern Nationalism

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
09 November 1885, German
Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist

Carmen MirandaCarmen Miranda
09 February 1909, Brazilian, Portuguese
Actor, Singer, Dancer
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Indian, Pakistani
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Ira HayesIra Hayes
12 January 1923, American
Paratrooper
Jim CorbettJim Corbett
25 July 1875, British
Writer, Hunter, Naturalist

Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
07 January 1943, Japanese
 

Theda BaraTheda Bara
29 July 1885, American
Actress

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Teacher, Journalist, Politician
Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne
11 January 1915, British
Solicitor, Rugby union player, Military personnel,
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of BavariaRupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
18 May 1869, German
 

José Ortega y GassetJosé Ortega y Gasset
09 May 1883, Spanish
Philosopher, Educationist, Writer, University

Alberto AscariAlberto Ascari
13 July 1918, Italian
Italian racing driver

Calouste GulbenkianCalouste Gulbenkian
23 March 1869, British
businessperson, entrepreneur
George EnescuGeorge Enescu
19 August 1881, French, Romanian
Romanian composer

Hermann WeylHermann Weyl
09 November 1885, German, American
Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, University

James AgeeJames Agee
1909 AD
Author, Screenwriter, Poet

S. Z. SakallS. Z. Sakall
02 February 1883, Hungarian
actor, screenwriter, writer, stage actor

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Alfred Radcliffe-BrownAlfred Radcliffe-Brown
17 January 1881, British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Yves TanguyYves Tanguy
05 January 1900, French, American
Painter, Draughtsperson

Walter WhiteWalter White
01 July 1893, American
American civil rights activist
Emma JungEmma Jung
30 March 1882, Swiss
Psychologist

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
21 October 1877, Canadian
Biologist, Physician, Geneticist

Arthur HoneggerArthur Honegger
10 March 1892, Swiss, French
Composer, Musicologist, Music educator, Film score
Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
26 December 1883, French
Painter

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
06 August 1868, French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
Robert R. McCormickRobert R. McCormick
30 July 1880, American
 

James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
01 February 1894, American
composer, pianist, jazz musician

Robert RiskinRobert Riskin
30 March 1897, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Leonid GovorovLeonid Govorov
22 February 1897, Russian
Military commander

John MottJohn Mott
25 May 1865, American
Protester, Activist
Hubert Cecil BoothHubert Cecil Booth
04 July 1871, British
Engineer

Teilhard de ChardinTeilhard de Chardin
01 May 1881, French
 

Alexander PapagosAlexander Papagos
09 December 1883, Greek
Politician, Military personnel

Egas MonizEgas Moniz
29 November 1874, Portuguese
 
Georg AgricolaGeorg Agricola
24 March 1494, German
German mineralogist

Kim Seong-suKim Seong-su
11 October 1891, South Korean
Former Vice President of South Korea
Maud Wood ParkMaud Wood Park
25 January 1871, American
feminist

Bernarr MacFaddenBernarr MacFadden
1868 AD
Activist, Writer

Sōtarō YasuiSōtarō Yasui
17 May 1888, Japanese
Painter