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

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
French
Chemist

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
German
Poet

A. A. MilneA. A. Milne
British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Babe Didrikson ZahariasBabe Didrikson Zaharias
American
American athlete

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
American
 

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S
Alfred KinseyAlfred Kinsey
American
Sexologist

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines
Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary

Fred AllenFred Allen
American
American comedian

William BoeingWilliam Boeing
German, American
Founder of Boeing Company

Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha
Indian
Physicist

Anastasio Somoza GarcíaAnastasio Somoza García
Nicaraguan
President of Nicaragua
Frederick SoddyFrederick Soddy
British
Radiochemist

Gustav SuitsGustav Suits
Estonian
Poet

H.L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
American
Journalist

Art TatumArt Tatum
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician
Robert NewtonRobert Newton
British
Actor

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
American
Trombonist
Charles JoughinCharles Joughin
British, American
Chef

Ernest Joseph KingErnest Joseph King
American
Naval Officer

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer
Sir Alexander KordaSir Alexander Korda
Hungarian, British
Film Director

Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister
Violet GibsonViolet Gibson
Irish
Criminal

Thomas J. WatsonThomas J. Watson
American
Entrepreneur

Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Famous Baseball Players
Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

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Sam LangfordSam Langford
Canadian
Boxer
Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer

Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer

Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter

Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician
Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Diplomat
Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Director

Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel

August KubizekAugust Kubizek
Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer
Tommy JohnsonTommy Johnson
American
American musician

Walter de La MareWalter de La Mare
British
Poet

Lionel CrabbLionel Crabb
British
Military personnel

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

William Avery BishopWilliam Avery Bishop
Canadian
Flying Ace
Charles MacArthurCharles MacArthur
American
Playwright

Elisabeth of RomaniaElisabeth of Romania
Romanian
Princess
Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Russian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,

Emil NoldeEmil Nolde
German, Danish
Painter

Bolesław BierutBolesław Bierut
Russian
Political leader
Lewis TermanLewis Terman
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President
Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

Max BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
British
Essayist

Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter

Jules RimetJules Rimet
French
Football administrator
Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
British
Composer, Music educator

MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer

Konstantin PätsKonstantin Päts
Estonian
Politician

Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
British
Police Officer
Savielly TartakowerSavielly Tartakower
Austrian, French, Polish
Chess player

Louis BromfieldLouis Bromfield
American
Author
Robert WalserRobert Walser
Swiss
 

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American
Philanthropist

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer
Reinhold GlièreReinhold Glière
Russian
Composer

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
American
Officer, Screenwriter
Juan NegrínJuan Negrín
Spanish
Politician

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
Austrian
President of Austria

Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
British
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist
Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
Finnish
President

E. T. WhittakerE. T. Whittaker
British
Mathematician
Frieda LawrenceFrieda Lawrence
German, French
Writer

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
French
Painter, Printmaker

Hildebrand GurlittHildebrand Gurlitt
German
Historian

Ernst Rüdiger StarhembergErnst Rüdiger Starhemberg
Austrian
vice-chancellor
Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist
Émile BorelÉmile Borel
French
Mathematician, Politician, University teacher

Maud AllanMaud Allan
Canadian
Pianist

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
French
Historian

Aleksandr DovzhenkoAleksandr Dovzhenko
Russian
Screenwriter
Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
Irish, Ukrainian
Polish logician

Gottfried BennGottfried Benn
German
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Novelist

Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
Italian
Journalist

Jehanne D'AlcyJehanne D'Alcy
French
Actress

Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
German
Philosopher
Al SimmonsAl Simmons
American
Baseball player

Fred MerkleFred Merkle
American
Baseball manager
Leo BaeckLeo Baeck
German
Rabbi

Harry Ford SinclairHarry Ford Sinclair
American
Industrialist
Jesse H. JonesJesse H. Jones
American
Politician
Julien BendaJulien Benda
French
Philosopher, Writer