Famous People Who Died In 1957

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1957. This list includes people like Humphrey Bogart, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Joseph McCarthy, Diego Rivera, John von Neumann and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and artists who died in 1957. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Italy & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Laura Ingalls Wilder
(American Author Known for Her Children's Book Series ‘Little House on the Prairie’)
Laura Ingalls Wilder
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 10
 2 
Humphrey Bogart
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Casablanca’, ‘The African Queen’ and ‘The Maltese Falcon’)
Humphrey Bogart
18
Birthdate: December 25, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 14
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
John von Neumann
(Great Mathematician Who Were Equally at Home in Pure and Applied Mathematics)
John von Neumann
14
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 8
 4 
Diego Rivera
(Mexican Painter Whose Large Frescoes Helped Establish the Mural Movement in Mexican and International Art )
Diego Rivera
28
Birthdate: December 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato, Mexico
Died: November 25
 5 
Oliver Hardy
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Birthdate: January 18, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Harlem, Georgia, United States
Died: August 7
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Eliot Ness
(American Prohibition Agent Known for His Efforts to Bring Down Al Capone)
Eliot Ness
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 16
 7 
Christian Dior
(Fashion Designers)
Christian Dior
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granville
Died: October 23
 8 
Ramon Magsaysay
(7th President of the Philippines)
Ramon Magsaysay
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iba, Zambales, Philippines
Died: March 17
 9 
Jean Sibelius
(Finnish Composer Known for His 'Seven Symphonies' and His Tone Poem 'Tapiola')
Jean Sibelius
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland
Died: September 20
 10 
Albert Anastasia
(One of the Founders of the Modern American Mafia and Co-founder of 'Murder, Inc' Crime Group)
Albert Anastasia
11
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parghelia, Italy
Died: October 25
 11 
Johnny Torrio
(Gangster)
Johnny Torrio
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Irsina, Italy
Died: April 16
 12 
Louis B. Mayer
(Film Producer)
Louis B. Mayer
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Birthdate: July 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dymer, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire [now Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine]
Died: October 29
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 13 
Pedro Infante
(Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter)
Pedro Infante
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mazatlán
Died: April 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Richard E. Byrd
(American Naval Officer and Explorer Known for His Expedition of the Antarctic Plateau)
Richard E. Byrd
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 25, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: March 11
 15 
Friedrich Paulus
(German Field Marshal Best Known for Commanding the 6th Army During the Battle of Stalingrad)
Friedrich Paulus
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guxhagen, Germany
Died: February 1
 16 
Bugs Moran
(American Gangster and Bootlegger)
Bugs Moran
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 25
 17 
Constantin Brâncuși
(One of the Most Influential Sculptors of the 20th-Century)
Constantin Brâncuși
3
Birthdate: February 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hobita, Romania
Died: March 16
 18 
Nikos Kazantzakis
(One of the Most Important Figures of Modern Greek Literature, Best Known for His Work 'Zorba the Greek')
Nikos Kazantzakis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26
 19 
Peter Freuchen
(Danish Arctic Explorer, Author, Journalist and Anthropologist Who is Known for His Role in Arctic Exploration)
Peter Freuchen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nykøbing Falster, Denmark
Died: September 2
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 20 
Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)
Gabriela Mistral
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicuña, Chile
Died: January 10
 21 
Wilhelm Reich
(One of the Most Radical Figures in the History of Psychiatry)
Wilhelm Reich
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Birthdate: March 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dobryanychi, Ukraine
Died: November 3
 22 
Erich von Stroheim
(Actor Known for His Role as ‘Rauffenstein’ in ‘Jean Renoir’s la Grande Illusion')
Erich von Stroheim
3
Birthdate: September 22, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 12
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 23 
Jimmy Dorsey
(Musician)
Jimmy Dorsey
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 12
 24 
Arturo Toscanini
(Conductor)
Arturo Toscanini
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 25, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: January 16
 25 
Aga Khan III
(Political Leader)
Aga Khan III
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Died: July 11
 26 
Julia Morgan
(Architect)
Julia Morgan
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 20, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: February 2
 27 
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
(Composer, Conductor)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
0
Birthdate: May 29, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brünn, Moravia, Austria
Died: November 29
 28 
Carlos Castillo Armas
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Escuintla Department, Guatemala
Died: July 26
 29 
Gerty Cori
(Biochemist)
Gerty Cori
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 15, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 26
 30 
V. Gordon Childe
(Australian Archaeologist Known for Excavating 'Skara Brae’ Neolithic Settlement)
V. Gordon Childe
2
Birthdate: April 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 19
 31 
Dorothy L. Sayers
(English crime writer and poet.)
Dorothy L. Sayers
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: December 17
 32 
Eugène Schueller
(Founder of L'Oréal)
Eugène Schueller
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 20, 1881
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 23
 33 
Irving Langmuir
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 31, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 16
 34 
Jack Butler Yeats
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Birthdate: August 29, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 28
 35 
Larbi Ben M'hidi
(Algerian Nationalist Leader and a Co-Founder of the 'Front de Libération Nationale')
Larbi Ben M'hidi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1923 AD
Birthplace: Aïn M'lila, Algeria
Died: March 4
 36 
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
(Italian Writer and the Last Prince of Lampedusa)
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: July 23
 37 
Max Ophüls
(Film Director)
Max Ophüls
0
Birthdate: May 6, 1902
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany
Died: March 26
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Dedan Kimathi
(Kenyan Military Leader and Revolutionary)
Dedan Kimathi
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nyeri County, Kenya
Died: February 18
Shoghi Effendi Rabbānī
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: ʿAkko, Israel
Died: November 4
 40 
Johannes Stark
(Nobel Prize Winner in Physics)
Johannes Stark
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freihung
Died: June 21
 41 
James Whale
(Director, Actor)
James Whale
1
Birthdate: July 22, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Worcestershire, England
Died: May 29
 42 
František Kupka
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Opočno, Czech Republic
Died: June 24
 43 
Sacha Guitry
(Actor, screenwriter, playwright, and director who appeared in the hits Un Beau mariage, Le Prise de Berg-op-Zoom, and La Pèlerine écossaise.)
Sacha Guitry
0
Birthdate: February 21, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 24
 44 
Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 13
 45 
Mamoru Shigemitsu
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Japan (1954 - 1956))
Mamoru Shigemitsu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bungoono, Oita, Japan
Died: January 26
 46 
Mary Jane Barker
(Mysterious death)
Mary Jane Barker
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellmawr, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 28
 47 
Gichin Funakoshi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shuri, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: April 26
 48 
Karl Patterson Schmidt
(American Herpetologist)
Karl Patterson Schmidt
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
Died: September 26
 49 
Prince George of Greece and Denmark
(Second son and child of George I of Greece and Olga Konstantinovna of Russia)
Prince George of Greece and Denmark
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1869
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mon Repos Estate, Corfu, Greece
Died: November 25
 50 
Walter Duranty
(Journalist)
Walter Duranty
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: October 3