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

William BoeingWilliam Boeing
German, American
Founder of Boeing Company

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
Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha
Indian
Physicist

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
Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino
Diplomat, Lawyer
Robert NewtonRobert Newton
British
Actor

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
American
Trombonist
Art TatumArt Tatum
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician

Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Baseball Player

Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Famous Baseball Players

Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer
Thomas J. WatsonThomas J. Watson
American
Entrepreneur
Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister

Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 

Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician

Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter

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Lionel CrabbLionel Crabb
British
Military personnel

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

Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

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

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel
Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter

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

Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter
Charles MacArthurCharles MacArthur
American
Playwright

Lewis TermanLewis Terman
American
Psychologist, University teacher
Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
British
Composer, Music educator

Jules RimetJules Rimet
French
Football administrator

MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer
Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President

Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
British
Police Officer

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American
Philanthropist

Louis BromfieldLouis Bromfield
American
Author
Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist

Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator
Reinhold GlièreReinhold Glière
Russian
Composer

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
American
Officer, Screenwriter

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
French
Painter, Printmaker
Juan NegrínJuan Negrín
Spanish
Politician

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
Austrian
President of Austria
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
 

William Avery BishopWilliam Avery Bishop
Canadian
Flying Ace

Ernest Joseph KingErnest Joseph King
American
Naval Officer

Sir Alexander KordaSir Alexander Korda
Hungarian, British
Film Director
Alexander FadeyevAlexander Fadeyev
Russian
Writer

Olexandr DovzhenkoOlexandr Dovzhenko
Ukrainian
Screenwriter, Director

Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmSir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm
British
 

Bolesław BierutBolesław Bierut
Russian
Political leader

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

Walter de La MareWalter de La Mare
British
Poet