Famous People Who Died In 1958

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1958. This list includes people like Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rosalind Franklin, Pope Pius XII, Ronald Colman, Harry Warner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, novelists and physicists who died in 1958. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Rosalind Franklin
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Notting Hill, London, England
Died: April 16
 2 
Tyrone Power
10
Birthdate: May 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 15
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Pope Pius XII
(Pope (1939-1958))
Pope Pius XII
8
Birthdate: March 2, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: October 9
 4 
John B. Watson
(Psychologist)
John B. Watson
5
Birthdate: January 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Travelers Rest, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 25
 5 
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(Indian Independence Activist and 1st Indian Minister of Education)
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
5
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 22
 6 
Ralph Vaughan Williams
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Down Ampney, England
Died: August 26
 7 
Wolfgang Pauli
(One of the Pioneers of Quantum Physics and Winner of 1945 Nobel Prize for Physics)
Wolfgang Pauli
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 15
 8 
Ronald Colman
2
Birthdate: February 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: May 19
 9 
Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)
Marie Stopes
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: October 2
 10 
Robert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)
Robert W. Service
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: September 11
 11 
Douglas Mawson
(Explorer, Geologist)
Douglas Mawson
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shipley
Died: October 14
 12 
Ole Kirk Christiansen
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Filskov, Denmark
Died: March 11
 13 
Robert Donat
6
Birthdate: March 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, England
Died: June 9
 14 
W. C. Handy
(Composer)
W. C. Handy
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: March 28
 15 
Edna Purviance
1
Birthdate: October 21, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paradise Valley, Nevada, United States
Died: January 11
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 16 
Edward Weston
(Photographer)
Edward Weston
1
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: March 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 1
 17 
Big Bill Broonzy
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Dick, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 15
 18 
Charles F. Kettering
(Inventor, Engineer & Businessman)
Charles F. Kettering
4
Birthdate: August 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Loudonville, Ohio
Died: November 25
 19 
Claire Lee Chennault
(US Military Aviator Who Commanded the US Army Air Forces in China)
Claire Lee Chennault
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Commerce, Texas, United States
Died: July 27
 20 
Tris Speaker
(Baseball Player)
Tris Speaker
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hubbard, Texas, United States
Died: December 8
 21 
Christabel Pankhurst
(British Suffragette and Co-Founder of the 'Women’s Social and Political Union')
Christabel Pankhurst
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 22, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Died: February 13
 22 
Frédéric Joliot-Curie
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 14
 23 
Alfred Noyes
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 16, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolverhampton
Died: June 28
 24 
Ernest Lawrence
(Physicist)
Ernest Lawrence
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canton, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 27
 25 
Mel Ott
(Baseball Player)
Mel Ott
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gretna, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 21
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 26 
Milutin Milanković
(Serbian Climatologist Who Gave the Explanation of Earth's Climate Changes, Which Partly Explained the Ice Ages)
Milutin Milanković
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalj, Croatia
Died: December 12
 27 
Imre Nagy
(Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Hungarian People's Republic (1953 – 1955))
Imre Nagy
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaposvár, Hungary
Died: June 16
 28 
Harry Cohn
(Film producer)
Harry Cohn
2
Birthdate: July 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: February 27
 29 
Doris Humphrey
(Dancer and Choreographer)
Doris Humphrey
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 17, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: December 29
 30 
John Hubert Marshall
(Archaeologist)
John Hubert Marshall
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chester, England
Died: August 17
Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: December 13
 32 
Clinton Davisson
(Physicist)
Clinton Davisson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: February 1
 33 
Peter Collins
(Former British Racing Driver Who Died in a Fatal Crash in the 1958 German Grand Prix)
Peter Collins
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kidderminster
Died: August 3
 34 
C.M. Kornbluth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 21
 35 
Viktor Schauberger
(Forester, Inventor, Writer)
Viktor Schauberger
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwarzenberg am Böhmerwald
Died: September 25
 36 
Julia Lennon
(Musician)
Julia Lennon
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15
 37 
Mary Roberts Rinehart
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (now Pittsburgh), United States
Died: September 22
 38 
Hubert Wilkins
(Australian Polar Explorer, Ornithologist, Pilot, Soldier, Geographer and Photographer)
Hubert Wilkins
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Bryan, Australia
Died: November 30
 39 
Harry Wills
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 21
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
G. E. Moore
(British Philosopher Who was Among the Founders of Analytic Philosophy)
G. E. Moore
1
Birthdate: November 4, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 24
 41 
Kurt Alder
(Chemist)
Kurt Alder
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Königshütte (Chorzów), Silesia
Died: June 20
Mario Prada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Milan
Died: 1958 AD
 43 
Giacomo Balla
(Painter)
Giacomo Balla
0
Birthdate: July 18, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: March 1
 44 
Alfred Weber
(Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher)
Alfred Weber
0
Birthdate: July 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erfurt
Died: May 2
 45 
Lion Feuchtwanger
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 21
 46 
Juan Ramón Jiménez
(Poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956)
Juan Ramón Jiménez
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1881
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moguer, Spain
Died: May 29
 47 
Rose Macaulay
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby, England
Died: October 30
 48 
Andre Bazin
(French Film Critic, Film Theorist and Co-Founder of the Renowned Film Magazine ‘Cahiers du Cinéma’)
Andre Bazin
0
Birthdate: April 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: November 11
 49 
Jadunath Sarkar
(Indian Historian and a Specialist on the Mughal Dynasty)
Jadunath Sarkar
0
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Singra, Bangladesh
Died: May 19
Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 14, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 24