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

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor

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
Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary

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

Fred AllenFred Allen
American
American comedian

Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha
Indian
Physicist

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

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino
Diplomat, Lawyer

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer
Robert NewtonRobert Newton
British
Actor

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey
American
Trombonist
Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Baseball Player

Connie MackConnie Mack
American
Famous Baseball Players

Art TatumArt Tatum
American
Pianist, Jazz musician, Musician
Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer

Thomas J. WatsonThomas J. Watson
American
Entrepreneur
Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister

Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician
Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter

Continue Reading Below
Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 
Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

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

August KubizekAugust Kubizek
Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel
Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter
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,
Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

Lewis TermanLewis Terman
American
Psychologist, University teacher

MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer

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

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American
Philanthropist
Nate SaintNate Saint
American
Aviator

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer
Louis BromfieldLouis Bromfield
American
Author

Alex RaymondAlex Raymond
American
Officer, Screenwriter
Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
British
Police Officer

E. T. WhittakerE. T. Whittaker
British
British mathematician

Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist

Reinhold GlièreReinhold Glière
Russian
Composer

Michael VentrisMichael Ventris
British
Linguist, Architect, Historian, Archaeologist
Émile BorelÉmile Borel
French
Mathematician, Politician, University teacher

Juan NegrínJuan Negrín
Spanish
Politician

Marie LaurencinMarie Laurencin
French
Painter, Printmaker

Lucien FebvreLucien Febvre
French
Historian, Professor, Writer
Jesse H. JonesJesse H. Jones
American
Politician

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

Robert YerkesRobert Yerkes
American
Psychologist

Juho Kusti PaasikiviJuho Kusti Paasikivi
Finnish
President
Giovanni PapiniGiovanni Papini
Italian
Journalist

Leo BaeckLeo Baeck
German
Rabbi
Otto SchmidtOtto Schmidt
Russian
Scientist

Gottfried BennGottfried Benn
German
Poet, Writer, Essayist, Novelist

Edmund Clerihew BentleyEdmund Clerihew Bentley
British
Novelist
William Addison DwigginsWilliam Addison Dwiggins
American
Designer

Maud AllanMaud Allan
Canadian
Pianist
George SartonGeorge Sarton
American
Chemist

Fred MerkleFred Merkle
American
Baseball manager

Pío BarojaPío Baroja
Spanish
Writer, Physician, Novelist

Ludwig KlagesLudwig Klages
German
Philosopher
Harry Ford SinclairHarry Ford Sinclair
American
Industrialist
Michael ArlenMichael Arlen
British, American
Author

Frigyes RieszFrigyes Riesz
Hungarian
Mathematician

Erich KleiberErich Kleiber
Austrian, Czech
Conductor

Walter GiesekingWalter Gieseking
French
Pianist
Joseph WirthJoseph Wirth
German
politician, Chancellor

Lawrence Dale BellLawrence Dale Bell
American
Industrialist

Julien BendaJulien Benda
French
Philosopher, Writer

H.L. MenckenH.L. Mencken
Editor, Journalist, Activist, Literary Critic

Charles S. JohnsonCharles S. Johnson
American
Sociologist
Gustave CharpentierGustave Charpentier
French
Composer

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