Famous People Who Died In 1956

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1956. This list includes people like B. R. Ambedkar, A. A. Milne, Jackson Pollock, Bela Lugosi, Bertolt Brecht and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, poets and presidents who died in 1956. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom and many more countries.

B. R. AmbedkarB. R. Ambedkar
Indian
Indian Jurist
Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
French
Chemist

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
American
Painter

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
German
Poet
H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
American
 

Alfred KinseyAlfred Kinsey
American
Sexologist

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S
Babe Didrikson ZahariasBabe Didrikson Zaharias
American
American athlete

Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary
Fred AllenFred Allen
American
American comedian

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha
Indian
Physicist

Anastasio Somoza GarcíaAnastasio Somoza García
Nicaraguan
President of Nicaragua

William BoeingWilliam Boeing
German, American
Founder of Boeing Company
Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy
British
Radiochemist

Gustav SuitsGustav Suits
Estonian
Poet

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
American
Trombonist

Robert NewtonRobert Newton
British
Actor
Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer

Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Baseball Player
Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Famous Baseball Players

Thomas J. WatsonThomas J. Watson
American
Entrepreneur

Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer
Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

Art TatumArt Tatum
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician
Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister

Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician

Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer
Lionel CrabbLionel Crabb
British
Military personnel

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Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Director
Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter

Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Walter GiesekingWalter Gieseking
French
Pianist

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel
August KubizekAugust Kubizek
Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer
Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator

Charles MacArthurCharles MacArthur
American
Playwright

Sam LangfordSam Langford
Canadian
Boxer
Emil NoldeEmil Nolde
German, Danish
Painter

Bolesław BierutBolesław Bierut
Russian
Political leader

MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer
Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter

Jules RimetJules Rimet
French
Football administrator
Lewis TermanLewis Terman
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Russian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,

Louis BromfieldLouis Bromfield
American
Author
Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
British
Composer, Music educator

Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
British
Police Officer
Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
British
Essayist

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
American
Officer, Screenwriter

Konstantin PätsKonstantin Päts
Estonian
Politician

Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
British
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist
Reinhold GlièreReinhold Glière
Russian
Composer

Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American
Philanthropist

Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist
Juan NegrínJuan Negrín
Spanish
Politician

Al SimmonsAl Simmons
American
Baseball player
Violet GibsonViolet Gibson
Irish
Criminal

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
Austrian
President of Austria

Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
Finnish
President
Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
French
Painter, Printmaker

Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
Irish, Ukrainian
Polish logician
Émile BorelÉmile Borel
French
Mathematician, Politician, University teacher

Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
German
Philosopher

Ernst Rüdiger StarhembergErnst Rüdiger Starhemberg
Austrian
vice-chancellor
Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
American
Sociologist

Maud AllanMaud Allan
Canadian
Pianist
Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
Italian
Journalist

Jesse H. JonesJesse H. Jones
American
Politician

Julien BendaJulien Benda
French
Philosopher, Writer

Harry Ford SinclairHarry Ford Sinclair
American
Industrialist
Gottfried BennGottfried Benn
German
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Novelist
Leo BaeckLeo Baeck
German
Rabbi

George SartonGeorge Sarton
American
Chemist

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
French
Historian

Fred MerkleFred Merkle
American
Baseball manager
E. T. WhittakerE. T. Whittaker
British
Mathematician

Michael ArlenMichael Arlen
British, American
Author

Pío BarojaPío Baroja
Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist

Erich KleiberErich Kleiber
Austrian, Czech
Conductor

Robert YerkesRobert Yerkes
American
Psychologist
Otto SchmidtOtto Schmidt
Russian
Scientist

Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
German
politician, Chancellor
Edmund Clerihew BentleyEdmund Clerihew Bentley
British
Novelist

William Addison DwigginsWilliam Addison Dwiggins
American
Designer
H.L. MenckenH.L. Mencken
Editor, Journalist, Activist, Literary Critic
Lawrence Dale BellLawrence Dale Bell
American
Industrialist