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
28 June 1491, British
King of England
Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
15 October 1844, German
Philosopher and Philologist

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
1437 AD, British
British Queen (1464-1483)

Kate SpadeKate Spade
24 December 1962, American
Fashion designer

Jack RubyJack Ruby
25 March 1911, American
Nightclub Operator

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
1469 AD, Portuguese
Explorer
Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
22 August 1862, French
Composer

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
1485 AD, British
English statesman

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
14 July 1912, American
American singer-songwriter
Mohammed RafiMohammed Rafi
24 December 1924, Indian
 

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
14 July 1862, Austrian
Painter
Paul LyndePaul Lynde
13 June 1926, American
 

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
17 March 1920, Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Robert UrichRobert Urich
19 December 1946, American
Film Actor
Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
29 November 1832, American
Writer

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
05 May 1942, American
Singer
Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
23 September 1959, Cuban, American
Actress

Charles MartelCharles Martel
0686 AD, Belgian, French
Military Leader

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
06 December 1959, Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo
Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
30 June 1960, American
Reality TV Star

Will RogersWill Rogers
04 November 1879, American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
Lee RemickLee Remick
14 December 1935, American
Actress

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
20 February 1951, American
Actor

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16 July 1872, Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
10 July 1807, American
Author
Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
26 December 1194, Italian
Holy Roman Emperor
Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
29 January 1962, Indian
Activist, Journalist

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
03 April 1823, American
Politician

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
28 December 1945, Nepalese
11th King of Nepal
Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
09 November 1936, Latvian
Chess Player

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Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist

Mary FrannMary Frann
27 February 1943, American
Actress

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
21 July 1845, American
Jesse James' Wife

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
15 December 1852, French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity
James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742, American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet
Sophie GermainSophie Germain
01 April 1776, French
Mathematician

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07 October 1728, American
Former Governor of Delaware

Garret HobartGarret Hobart
03 June 1844, American
24th Vice President of the U.S.A
Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
12 June 1819, British
Priest

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867, Australian
Writer
Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
25 May 1908, American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist

Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27 June 1838, Indian
 

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
1557 AD, Italian
Italian composer

Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
13 March 1798, American
First Lady of America
William AdamsWilliam Adams
24 September 1564, British
First ever Western Samurai

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
04 September 1931, Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
10 July 1902, German
Chemist

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
27 May 1868, Bosnian
Poet
Parveen BabiParveen Babi
04 April 1949, Indian
Actress

Brad DelpBrad Delp
12 June 1951, American
Singer
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
26 September 1902, American
criminal

Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
26 November 1857, Swiss
Linguist, Educationist, University teacher,

Del ShannonDel Shannon
30 December 1934, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,
Charles VI, Holy Roman EmperorCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
01 October 1685, Austrian, Spanish, Hungarian
Emperor

Pope Innocent IIIPope Innocent III
22 February 1161, Italian
Pope
Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
18 March 1858, German, French
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor

Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
02 April 1653, Danish
prince consort

David AngellDavid Angell
10 April 1946, American
Producer
Bill HaleyBill Haley
06 July 1925, American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Michael KamenMichael Kamen
15 April 1948, American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
29 May 1880, German
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
11 August 1959, Argentinian
Musician

Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
16 December 1714, British
Minister, Theologian
Anthony Allen ShoreAnthony Allen Shore
25 June 1962, American
American serial killer
Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
11 July 1657, Russian
King

Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
01 December 1081, French
King

Robert LeyRobert Ley
15 February 1890, German
Politician

Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
11 November 1050, German
 
Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
04 October 1888, German
Military personnel, Officer

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
09 October 1959, Russian
Politician, Physicist

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
16 August 1567, French, Italian
Theologian, Priest, Writer

Citizen KaneHerman J. Mankiewicz
07 November 1897, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Journalist

Steve StrangeSteve Strange
28 May 1959, British
Singer, Actor, Businessperson
Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
01 February 1872, American
Spree killer

Murry WilsonMurry Wilson
02 July 1917, American
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter, Record producer,
Francisco Macías NguemaFrancisco Macías Nguema
01 January 1924, Spanish
Former President of Equatorial Guinea

Ludovico SforzaLudovico Sforza
27 July 1452, Italian
Statesman

Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
17 June 1929, Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist
Erroll GarnerErroll Garner
15 June 1921, American
pianist, composer, jazz musician

Christian I of DenmarkChristian I of Denmark
31 January 1426, Danish
King
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
29 January 1892, German, American
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Jean-Pierre MelvilleJean-Pierre Melville
20 October 1917, French
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Frederick VII of DenmarkFrederick VII of Denmark
06 October 1808, Danish
King
John III of PortugalJohn III of Portugal
07 June 1502, Portuguese
King

Muhammad al-BaqirMuhammad al-Baqir
10 May 0677, Saudi Arabian
Imam
Barzan Ibrahim al-TikritiBarzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
17 February 1951, Iraqi
Politician, Diplomat

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
09 October 1892, American
Economist
Christian III of DenmarkChristian III of Denmark
12 August 1503, Danish
King

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
16 October 1803, British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician
Otto RankOtto Rank
22 April 1884, Austrian
Psychologist