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.

Jackson PollockJackson Pollock
American
Painter

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

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor

Bertolt BrechtBertolt Brecht
German
Poet

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

Alfred KinseyAlfred Kinsey
American
Sexologist

Babe Didrikson ZahariasBabe Didrikson Zaharias
American
American athlete

Meghnad SahaMeghnad Saha
Indian
Physicist
Jim ElliotJim Elliot
American
Missionary

Alben W. BarkleyAlben W. Barkley
American
35th Vice President of the U.S
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
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

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
Italian
Engineer
Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino
Filipino
Diplomat, Lawyer

Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
Italian
Prime Minister

Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Automotive designer

Hiram Bingham IIIHiram Bingham III
American
Academic, explorer and politician
Clifford BrownClifford Brown
American
American jazz trumpeter
Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
German
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Jack DragnaJack Dragna
Italian
 

Lionel CrabbLionel Crabb
British
Military personnel

August KubizekAugust Kubizek
Austrian
Conductor, Painter, Writer
Malik Ghulam MuhammadMalik Ghulam Muhammad
Pakistani
Financier, Politician

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Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
German
Military personnel

Emil NoldeEmil Nolde
German, Danish
Painter

Jean HersholtJean Hersholt
Danish, American
Film actor, Actor, Linguist, Writer, Translator
Lewis TermanLewis Terman
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Jean MetzingerJean Metzinger
French
Painter
Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American
Inventor, Engineer

Jules RimetJules Rimet
French
Football administrator

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
Russian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,
Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
Hungarian, Romanian
Physician, Writer

Risto RytiRisto Ryti
Finnish
Politician, President
Gerald FinziGerald Finzi
British
Composer, Music educator

MistinguettMistinguett
French
actor, singer

Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
American
Painter, Artist

Josef HoffmannJosef Hoffmann
Austrian
Architect, Designer

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