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
8
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 
John B. Watson
(Psychologist)
John B. Watson
7
Birthdate: January 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Travelers Rest, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 25
 4 
Ralph Vaughan Williams
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Down Ampney, England
Died: August 26
 5 
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
 6 
Ronald Colman
2
Birthdate: February 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: May 19
 7 
Marie Stopes
(Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists)
Marie Stopes
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: October 2
 8 
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
 9 
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
 10 
Douglas Mawson
(Explorer, Geologist)
Douglas Mawson
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shipley
Died: October 14
 11 
Ole Kirk Christiansen
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Filskov, Denmark
Died: March 11
 12 
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(Indian Independence Activist and 1st Indian Minister of Education)
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
7
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 22
 13 
Edna Purviance
2
Birthdate: October 21, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paradise Valley, Nevada, United States
Died: January 11
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 14 
Pope Pius XII
(Pope (1939-1958))
Pope Pius XII
9
Birthdate: March 2, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: October 9
 15 
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
 16 
Big Bill Broonzy
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Dick, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 15
 17 
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)
 18 
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
 19 
Charles F. Kettering
(Inventor, Engineer & Businessman)
Charles F. Kettering
4
Birthdate: August 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Loudonville, Ohio
Died: November 25
 20 
Frédéric Joliot-Curie
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 14
 21 
Ernest Lawrence
(Physicist)
Ernest Lawrence
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canton, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 27
 22 
Alfred Noyes
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 16, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolverhampton
Died: June 28
 23 
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
 24 
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
 25 
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
 26 
Robert Donat
8
Birthdate: March 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, England
Died: June 9
 27 
Julia Lennon
(Musician)
Julia Lennon
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15
 28 
John Hubert Marshall
(Archaeologist)
John Hubert Marshall
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chester, England
Died: August 17
 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 
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
 31 
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, Worcestershire, England
Died: August 3
 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 
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
 34 
Alfred Weber
(Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher)
Alfred Weber
0
Birthdate: July 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erfurt
Died: May 2
 35 
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
 36 
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)
 37 
Kurt Alder
(Chemist)
Kurt Alder
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Königshütte (Chorzów), Silesia
Died: June 20
 38 
Lion Feuchtwanger
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 21
 39 
Ernst Heinrich Heinkel
(Aeronautical engineer)
Ernst Heinrich Heinkel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 24, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grunbach, Germany
Died: January 30
Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: December 13
 41 
Rose Macaulay
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby, England
Died: October 30
 42 
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
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
 44 
Harry Cohn
(Film producer)
Harry Cohn
3
Birthdate: July 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: February 27
 45 
Chuck Klein
(Baseball player)
Chuck Klein
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: March 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Samuel Hopkins Adams
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dunkirk, New York, United States
Died: November 15
 47 
John C. H. Lee
(American Army Engineer)
John C. H. Lee
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 1, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
Died: August 30
 48 
Carl Brisson
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: September 25
 49 
Karl Lashley
(Psychologist, University teacher)
Karl Lashley
0
Birthdate: June 7, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Davis
Died: August 7
 50 
Herbert Bayard Swope
1
Birthdate: January 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: June 20