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
Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
American
Painter

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
German
Poet

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

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
French
Chemist
H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
American
 

Alfred KinseyAlfred Kinsey
American
Sexologist

Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha
Indian
Physicist

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S
Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary

Babe Didrikson ZahariasBabe Didrikson Zaharias
American
American athlete
Fred AllenFred Allen
American
American comedian

Anastasio Somoza GarcíaAnastasio Somoza García
Nicaraguan
President of Nicaragua

Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy
British
Radiochemist
Gustav SuitsGustav Suits
Estonian
Poet

William BoeingWilliam Boeing
American
Industrialist
Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer

Robert NewtonRobert Newton
British
Actor

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
American
Trombonist
Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino
Diplomat, Lawyer

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

Art TatumArt Tatum
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer

Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister
Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer
Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Russian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,

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

Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician

Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter
Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 

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Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel

Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

August KubizekAugust Kubizek
Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer
Emil NoldeEmil Nolde
German, Danish
Painter

Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter
Lionel CrabbLionel Crabb
British
Military personnel

Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter

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

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer
MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer

Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
British
Composer, Music educator

Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist
Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
French
Painter, Printmaker

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
American
Officer, Screenwriter

Konstantin PätsKonstantin Päts
Estonian
Politician
Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
British
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist

Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
Finnish
President
Gottfried BennGottfried Benn
German
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Novelist

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
French
Historian, Professor, Writer

Pío BarojaPío Baroja
Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist
Julien BendaJulien Benda
French
Philosopher, Writer

Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
German
politician, Chancellor
H.L. MenckenH.L. Mencken
Editor, Journalist, Activist, Literary Critic

Yakub KolasYakub Kolas
Belarusian
Writer

Robert WalserRobert Walser
Swiss
 
Alexander FadeyevAlexander Fadeyev
Russian
Writer

Olexandr DovzhenkoOlexandr Dovzhenko
Ukrainian
Screenwriter, Director
Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmSir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
British
 

Thomas John Watson, Sr.Thomas John Watson, Sr.
American
 

Bolesław BierutBolesław Bierut
Russian
Political leader

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