Famous People Who Died At 50

The list of famous people who died at 50 includes Michael Jackson, Bernie Mac, Alfred the Great, James Cook, Catherine of Aragon. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 50 includes people from United States, Italy, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
(Singer)

29 August 1958

American

Alfred the GreatAlfred the Great
(King of Wessex)

0849 AD

British

Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon
(Ambassador)

16 December 1485

British

Rod SerlingRod Serling
(Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator)

25 December 1924

American

James CookJames Cook
(Explorer & Navigator)

07 November 1728

British

Bernie MacBernie Mac
(Actor, Comedian)

05 October 1957

American

Errol FlynnErrol Flynn
(Actor)

20 June 1909

Australian

Hervé VillechaizeHervé Villechaize
(Actor)

23 April 1943

French,American

Edward the ElderEdward the Elder
(King of Wessex)

0874 AD

British

Jim VarneyJim Varney
(Actor)

15 June 1949

American

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
(Singer, Guitarist)

21 August 1952

British

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
(Businesswoman)

06 July 1914

Canadian,American

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Leif EriksonLeif Erikson
(First European to reach North America)

0970 AD

Icelander

HatshepsutHatshepsut
(Pharaoh)

1508 BC

Egyptian

Alan LaddAlan Ladd
(Actor)

03 September 1913

American

Gustav MahlerGustav Mahler
(Composer)

07 July 1860

Austrian

Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson
(Swedish Journalist & Writer)

15 August 1954

Swedish

Antoine LavoisierAntoine Lavoisier
(Chemist)

26 August 1743

French

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John PinetteJohn Pinette
(Actor)

23 March 1964

American

Isadora DuncanIsadora Duncan
(Dancer & Choreographer)

27 May 1877

American

Veronica LakeVeronica Lake
(Actress)

12 November 1922

American

Leslie HowardLeslie Howard
(Actor)

03 April 1893

British

Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias
(Portuguese explorer)

1450 AD

Portuguese

Monika DannemannMonika Dannemann
(Girlfriend of Jimi Hendrix)

24 June 1945

German

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Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
(Actress, Model)

22 February 1952

American

Humphry DavyHumphry Davy
(Inventor of Davy Lamp)

17 December 1778

British

Clement Vallandigham Clement Vallandigham
(Politician)

29 July 1820

American

David GrafDavid Graf
(Actor)

16 April 1950

American

Nicky HopkinsNicky Hopkins
(Pianist & Organist)

24 February 1944

British

Margaret Brooke SullavanMargaret Sullavan
(Actress)

16 May 1909

American

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Edith SteinEdith Stein
(Philosopher)

12 October 1891

German

Kurt WeillKurt Weill
(Composer)

02 March 1900

German

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
(American novelist)

19 February 1917

American

Joséphine de BeauharnaisJoséphine de Beauharnais
(First Empress of the French)

23 June 1763

French

Gaetano DonizettiGaetano Donizetti
(Composer)

29 November 1797

Italian

Marquis de CondorcetMarquis de Condorcet
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

17 September 1743

French

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Barbara DalyBarbara Daly Baekeland
(Socialite)

1922 AD

American

Alban BergAlban Berg
(Composer)

09 February 1885

Austrian

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand
(The person whose assassination sparked the First World War)

18 December 1863

Austrian

Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
(Mathematician)

27 December 1654

Swiss

Nicholas IINicholas II

18 May 1868

Russian

Daniel D. TompkinsDaniel D. Tompkins
(Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A)

21 June 1774

American

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Anatoly SlivkoAnatoly Slivko
(Serial Killer)

28 December 1938

Russian

Gladys George Gladys George
(Actress)

13 September 1904

American

Laurent FignonLaurent Fignon
(Road Bicycle Racer)

12 August 1960

French

BashoBasho
(Poet)

1644 AD

Japanese

Steve McQueenSteven McQueen
(Actor)

24 March 1930

American

Ramakrishna ParamhamsaRamakrishna Paramhamsa
(Spiritual & Religious Leader)

18 February 1836

Indian

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Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
(Entrepreneur, Designer)

02 December 1946

Italian

Nicholas II of RussiaNicholas II of Russia
(Emperor)

18 May 1868

Russian

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of AustriaArchduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
(Archduke of Austria)

18 December 1863

Austrian

Kenny EverettKenny Everett
(Radio personality)

25 December 1944

British

David RuffinDavid Ruffin
(Singer)

18 January 1941

American

SapphoSappho
(Poet)

0630 BC

Greek

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Billy MaysBilly Mays
(American salesperson)

20 July 1958

American

RamakrishnaRamakrishna
(Philosopher)

18 February 1836

Indian

Glenn GouldGlenn Gould
(Pianist, Composer)

25 September 1932

Canadian

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
(Politician, Journalist, Physician, Physicist, Writer)

24 May 1743

Swiss,French

Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
(King)

20 May 1883

Saudi Arabian

Cozy PowellCozy Powell
(Drummer)

29 December 1947

British

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Stephen WardStephen Ward
(Physician)

19 October 1912

British

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
(Short story writer)

25 May 1938

American

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
(Short story writer)

25 May 1938

American

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
(Tenth Panchen Lama)

19 February 1938

Chinese

Sergei EisensteinSergei Eisenstein
(Film director)

22 January 1898

Russian

Selim IISelim II
(Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)

28 May 1524

Turkish

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Stepan BanderaStepan Bandera
(Political leader)

01 January 1909

Ukrainian

Möngke KhanMöngke Khan
(Khagan of the Mongol Empire)

11 January 1209

Mongolian

Antiochus IV EpiphanesAntiochus IV Epiphanes
(king)

0215 BC

Iranian

Madame du BarryMadame du Barry
(chief mistress)

19 August 1743

French

Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton
(Pianist, Bandleader, Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician)

20 October 1890

American

George PickettGeorge Pickett
(Military personnel)

16 January 1825

American

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Julius NeposJulius Nepos
(Emperor)

0430 AD

Italian

DeciusDecius
(Emperor)

0201 AD

Bulgarian

Alan BergAlan Berg
(Radio personality, Lawyer, Journalist)

01 January 1934

American