Famous People Who Died At 55

The list of famous people who died at 55 includes Henry VIII of England, Friedrich Nietzsche, Kate Spade, Vasco da Gama, Claude Debussy. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, poets and composers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 55 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
British
King of England
Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
German
Philosopher

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator
Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
British
British Queen (1464-1483)

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman

Kate SpadeKate Spade
American
Fashion designer
Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer
Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer
Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
Austrian
Painter

Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
Cuban, American
Actress

Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress

Ogedei KhanOgedei Khan
Mongolian
King

Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
Italian, American
Criminal

Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor

Steve BingSteve Bing
American
Businessman
Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole

Charles MartelCharles Martel
Belgian, French
Military Leader
Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star
Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player

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AesopAesop
Fabulist

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Holy Roman Emperor

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician
Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
Nepalese
11th King of Nepal

Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
German
King of Prussia
Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist
Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity
Sophie GermainSophie Germain
French
Mathematician

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
Russian
Essayist & Poet

Garret HobartGarret Hobart
American
24th Vice President of the U.S.A

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
American
Humorist
Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
British
Priest

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
Australian
Writer

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer
Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
American
First Lady of America

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American
Former Governor of Delaware
Jean PatouJean Patou
French
Fashion Designer

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
Bosnian
Poet

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
German
Chemist
James WilsonJames Wilson
American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States

Parveen BabiParveen Babi
Indian
Actress
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist

William WhippleWilliam Whipple
British, American
Politician, Officer
Ali KemalAli Kemal
Turkish
Journalist

Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer
Rick DankoRick Danko
Canadian
Musician

Dalip SinghDalip Singh
Indian, British
Sikh maharaja

Saint AndrewSaint Andrew
Ancient Roman
Apostle

Steve StrangeSteve Strange
Welsh
Singer
Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian
Diplomat
Del ShannonDel Shannon
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,

Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano
American
Actor

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Physicist

Christian I of DenmarkChristian I of Denmark
German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Monarch
Ludovico SforzaLudovico Sforza
Italian
Statesman

Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Gary HalpinGary Halpin
Irish
Rugby union player

Maria Alexandrovna of HesseMaria Alexandrovna of Hesse
German, Russian
Empress of Russia

Ronald LaceyRonald Lacey
British
Actor
Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist

Cornelius Vanderbilt IICornelius Vanderbilt II
American
Businessperson
Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
Danish
prince consort

Christian III of DenmarkChristian III of Denmark
Danish
King
Claudius GothicusClaudius Gothicus
Ancient Roman
Emperor
Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician