Famous People Who Died In 1958

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.

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 Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: July 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Notting Hill, London, England
Died: April 16

 2 Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power
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Famous As: Actor
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 Pius XII
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Famous As: Pope (1939-1958)
Birthdate: March 2, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: October 9

 4 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian Minister of Education (1947-58)
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 22

 5 John B. Watson

John B. Watson
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: January 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Travelers Rest, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 25

 6 Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 12, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Down Ampney, England
Died: August 26

 7 Wolfgang Pauli

Wolfgang Pauli
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: April 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 15
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 8 Marie Stopes

Marie Stopes
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Famous As: Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists
Birthdate: October 15, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: October 2

 9 Ronald Colman

Ronald Colman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: May 19

 10 Robert Donat

Robert Donat
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, England
Died: June 9

 11 Douglas Mawson

Douglas Mawson
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Famous As: Explorer, Geologist
Birthdate: May 5, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shipley
Died: October 14

 12 Robert W. Service

Robert W. Service
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Writer
Birthdate: January 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: September 11

 13 W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: March 28

 14 Imre Nagy

Imre Nagy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaposvár, Hungary
Died: June 16

 15 Big Bill Broonzy

Big Bill Broonzy
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 26, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Dick, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 15

 16 Edna Purviance

Edna Purviance
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 21, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paradise Valley, Nevada, United States
Died: January 11
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 17 Mel Ott

Mel Ott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: March 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gretna, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 21
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 18 Charles F. Kettering

Charles F. Kettering
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Famous As: Inventor, Engineer & Businessman
Birthdate: August 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Loudonville, Ohio
Died: November 25

 19 Tris Speaker

Tris Speaker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: April 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hubbard, Texas, United States
Died: December 8

 20 Edward Weston

Edward Weston
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: March 24, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 1

 21 Ole Kirk Christiansen

Ole Kirk Christiansen
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: April 1, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Filskov, Denmark
Died: March 11

 22 Ernest Lawrence

Ernest Lawrence
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 8, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canton, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 27

 23 Dame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst

Dame Christabel Harriette Pankhurst
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Militant
Birthdate: September 22, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Old Trafford, Manchester, England
Died: February 13

 24 Alfred Noyes

Alfred Noyes
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 16, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wolverhampton
Died: June 28

 25 Harry Cohn

Harry Cohn
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: July 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: February 27

 26 Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalj, Croatia
Died: December 12

 27 Viktor Schauberger

Viktor Schauberger
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Forester, Inventor, Writer
Birthdate: June 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwarzenberg am Böhmerwald
Died: September 25

 28 Frédéric Joliot-Curie

Frédéric Joliot-Curie
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 14

 29 G. E. Moore

G. E. Moore
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 4, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 24

 30 Doris Humphrey

Doris Humphrey
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer and Choreographer
Birthdate: October 17, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: December 29

 31 Claire Lee Chennault

Claire Lee Chennault
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military aviator
Birthdate: September 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Commerce, Texas, United States
Died: July 27

 32 John Hubert Marshall

John Hubert Marshall
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Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: March 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chester, England
Died: August 17

 33 Mary Roberts Rinehart

Mary Roberts Rinehart
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (now Pittsburgh), United States
Died: September 22

 34 Lion Feuchtwanger

Lion Feuchtwanger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 21

 35 C.M. Kornbluth

C.M. Kornbluth
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 21

 36 Clinton Davisson

Clinton Davisson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: October 22, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
Died: February 1

 37 Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia

Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: April 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: December 13

 38 Rose Macaulay

Rose Macaulay
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugby, England
Died: October 30

 39 Kurt Alder

Kurt Alder
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: July 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Königshütte (Chorzów), Silesia
Died: June 20

 40 Hubert Wilkins

Hubert Wilkins
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: October 31, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Bryan, Australia
Died: November 30

 41 Harry Wills

Harry Wills
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 21
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Chuck Klein

Chuck Klein
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: October 7, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: March 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 43 Douglas Jardine

Douglas Jardine
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: October 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malabar Hill, Mumbai, India
Died: June 18
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Jadunath Sarkar

Jadunath Sarkar
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: December 10, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Singra, Bangladesh
Died: May 19

 45 Samuel Hopkins Adams

Samuel Hopkins Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 26, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dunkirk, New York, United States
Died: November 15

 46 J. G. Strijdom

J. G. Strijdom
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 14, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Klipfontein, Cape Colony
Died: August 24

 47 Prince Oskar of Prussia

Prince Oskar of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 27, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: January 27

 48 Artur Rodzinsky

Artur Rodzinsky
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: January 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Split, Croatia
Died: November 27

 49 'Abd al-Ilah

'Abd al-Ilah
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 14

 50 Peter Manuel

Peter Manuel
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: March 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 11
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)