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

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
German
Poet

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

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor

Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
French
Chemist
Alfred KinseyAlfred Kinsey
American
Sexologist

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
American
 

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

Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer

Robert NewtonRobert Newton
British
Actor
Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
American
Trombonist
Thomas J. WatsonThomas J. Watson
American
Entrepreneur

Art TatumArt Tatum
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician

Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister
Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Baseball Player

Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Famous Baseball Players
Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer

Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter

Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

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Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 
Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician

Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Director

August KubizekAugust Kubizek
Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator
Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel
Lionel CrabbLionel Crabb
British
Military personnel

Emil NoldeEmil Nolde
German, Danish
Painter

Charles MacArthurCharles MacArthur
American
Playwright

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Russian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,
Louis BromfieldLouis Bromfield
American
Author

Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter

Bolesław BierutBolesław Bierut
Russian
Political leader

Jesse H. JonesJesse H. Jones
American
Politician

Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
British
Police Officer
Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President

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

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American
Philanthropist
Jules RimetJules Rimet
French
Football administrator

MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer
Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
British
Composer, Music educator

Sir Henry Maximilian BeerbohmMax Beerbohm
British
Essayist

Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
American
Officer, Screenwriter

Juan NegrínJuan Negrín
Spanish
Politician
Reinhold GlièreReinhold Glière
Russian
Composer

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
French
Painter, Printmaker

Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist

Wilhelm MiklasWilhelm Miklas
Austrian
President of Austria
Konstantin PätsKonstantin Päts
Estonian
Politician

Émile BorelÉmile Borel
French
Mathematician, Politician, University teacher
Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
Finnish
President

Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
British
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist

Fred MerkleFred Merkle
American
Baseball manager
Maud AllanMaud Allan
Canadian
Pianist

Jan ŁukasiewiczJan Łukasiewicz
Irish, Ukrainian
Polish logician
Gottfried BennGottfried Benn
German
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Novelist

Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
Italian
Journalist

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
French
Historian, Professor, Writer
Walter GiesekingWalter Gieseking
French
Pianist

Leo BaeckLeo Baeck
German
Rabbi
Harry Ford SinclairHarry Ford Sinclair
American
Industrialist

Robert YerkesRobert Yerkes
American
Psychologist

George SartonGeorge Sarton
American
Chemist

Julien BendaJulien Benda
French
Philosopher, Writer
Frigyes RieszFrigyes Riesz
Hungarian
Mathematician
E. T. WhittakerE. T. Whittaker
British
British mathematician

Erich KleiberErich Kleiber
Austrian, Czech
Conductor

Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
German
Philosopher

Pío BarojaPío Baroja
Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist
Otto SchmidtOtto Schmidt
Russian
Scientist

William Addison DwigginsWilliam Addison Dwiggins
American
Designer

Edmund Clerihew BentleyEdmund Clerihew Bentley
British
Novelist

Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
German
politician, Chancellor

Michael ArlenMichael Arlen
British, American
Author
H.L. MenckenH.L. Mencken
Editor, Journalist, Activist, Literary Critic

Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
American
Sociologist
Lawrence Dale BellLawrence Dale Bell
American
Industrialist

Ruth DraperRuth Draper
American
Actress
Gustave CharpentierGustave Charpentier
French
Composer
Tobias DantzigTobias Dantzig
American
Mathematician