Famous People Who Died In 1957

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 

Humphrey Bogart
12
Birthdate: December 25, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 14
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

Laura Ingalls Wilder
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 10

 3 
Diego Rivera
(Painter)

Diego Rivera
23
Birthdate: December 13, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato, Mexico
Died: November 25

 4 
Eliot Ness
(Special Agent)

Eliot Ness
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 16

 5 

Oliver Hardy
9
Birthdate: January 18, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Harlem, Georgia, United States
Died: August 7
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 
Christian Dior
(Fashion Designers)

Christian Dior
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granville
Died: October 23

 7 
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
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 8 

Albert Anastasia
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parghelia, Italy
Died: October 25

 9 
Ramon Magsaysay
(7th President of the Philippines)

Ramon Magsaysay
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iba, Zambales, Philippines
Died: March 17

 10 
Jean Sibelius
(Composer)

Jean Sibelius
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland
Died: September 20

 11 
Johnny Torrio
(Gangster)

Johnny Torrio
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Irsina, Italy
Died: April 16

 12 
Friedrich Paulus
(Military Officer)

Friedrich Paulus
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guxhagen, Germany
Died: February 1

 13 
Louis B. Mayer
(Film Producer)

Louis B. Mayer
8
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)

 14 
Pedro Infante
(Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter)

Pedro Infante
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mazatlán
Died: April 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 
Richard E. Byrd
(Naval officer)

Richard E. Byrd
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 25, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: March 11

 16 
Nikos Kazantzakis
(Philosopher and Writer)

Nikos Kazantzakis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26

 17 

Constantin Brâncuși
2
Birthdate: February 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hobita, Romania
Died: March 16

 18 
Wilhelm Reich
(Psychoanalyst)

Wilhelm Reich
3
Birthdate: March 24, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dobryanychi, Ukraine
Died: November 3

 19 
Peter Freuchen
(Explorer)

Peter Freuchen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nykøbing Falster, Denmark
Died: September 2
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 20 
Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)

Gabriela Mistral
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicuña, Chile
Died: January 10

 21 
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

 22 
Bugs Moran
(Gangster)

Bugs Moran
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 25

 23 
Dorothy L. Sayers
(English crime writer and poet.)

Dorothy L. Sayers
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1893
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: December 17

 24 

Erich von Stroheim
3
Birthdate: September 22, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 12
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 25 
Jimmy Dorsey
(Musician)

Jimmy Dorsey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 12

 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 
Haakon VII of Norway
(King of Norway (1905-1957))

Haakon VII of Norway
5
Birthdate: August 3, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charlottenlund, Denmark
Died: September 21
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 29 

Carlos Castillo Armas
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Escuintla Department, Guatemala
Died: July 26

 30 
V. Gordon Childe
(Archaeologist)

V. Gordon Childe
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 19

 31 
Gerty Cori
(Biochemist)

Gerty Cori
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 15, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: October 26

 32 

Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 13

 33 

Jack Butler Yeats
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 28

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: July 23

 35 
Dedan Kimathi
(Revolutionary, Military leader)

Dedan Kimathi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nyeri County, Kenya
Died: February 18

 36 
James Whale
(Director, Actor)

James Whale
0
Birthdate: July 22, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Worcestershire, England
Died: May 29

 37 
Larbi Ben M'hidi
(Revolutionary)

Larbi Ben M'hidi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1923 AD
Birthplace: Aïn M'lila, Algeria
Died: March 4

 38 
Mary Jane Barker
(Mysterious death)

Mary Jane Barker
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellmawr, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 28

 39 
Arturo Toscanini
(Conductor)

Arturo Toscanini
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 25, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: January 16

 40 

Gichin Funakoshi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shuri, Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Died: April 26

 41 
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

Shoghi Effendi Rabbānī
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: ʿAkko, Israel
Died: November 4

 43 

Ōkawa Shūmei
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yamagata, Japan
Died: December 24

 44 

Bhai Vir Singh
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, British India
Died: June 10

 45 
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)

 46 

John Vernou Bouvier III
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Hampton, New York, United States
Died: August 3

 47 
Percy Hobart
(Military Engineer)

Percy Hobart
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 14, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nainital, India
Died: February 19

 48 
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

 49 
Walter Duranty
(Journalist)

Walter Duranty
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1884
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: October 3

 50 
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