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
(King of England)

28 June 1491

British

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
(Philosopher and Philologist)

15 October 1844

German

Kate SpadeKate Spade
(Fashion designer)

24 December 1962

American

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
(Poet)

10 December 1830

American

Jack RubyJack Ruby
(Nightclub Operator)

25 March 1911

American

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
(Explorer)

1469 AD

Portuguese

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
(English statesman)

1485 AD

British

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
(British Queen (1464-1483))

1437 AD

British

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
(Composer)

22 August 1862

French

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
(American singer-songwriter)

14 July 1912

American

Paul LyndePaul Lynde

13 June 1926

American

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
(Painter)

14 July 1862

Austrian

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Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
(First Prime Minister of Bangladesh)

17 March 1920

Bangladeshi

Charles MartelCharles Martel
(Military Leader)

0686 AD

Belgian,French

Robert UrichRobert Urich
(Film Actor)

19 December 1946

American

Mohammed RafiMohammed Rafi

24 December 1924

Indian

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
(Singer)

05 May 1942

American

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
(The first person to reach the South Pole)

16 July 1872

Norwegian

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Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
(Former President & CEO of Nintendo)

06 December 1959

Japanese

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
(Author)

10 July 1807

American

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
(Poet)

06 March 1806

British

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
(Writer)

29 November 1832

American

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
(Reality TV Star)

30 June 1960

American

Will RogersWill Rogers
(Vaudeville Performer, Humorist)

04 November 1879

American

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Lee RemickLee Remick
(Actress)

14 December 1935

American

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
(Politician)

03 April 1823

American

Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

26 December 1194

Italian

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
(Activist, Journalist)

29 January 1962

Indian

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
(Actor)

20 February 1951

American

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
(Chess Player)

09 November 1936

Latvian

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Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
(Novelist)

29 September 1810

British

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
(Mathematician)

01 April 1776

French

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
(11th King of Nepal)

28 December 1945

Nepalese

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
(Jesse James' Wife)

21 July 1845

American

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
(Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity)

15 December 1852

French

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
(Essayist & Poet)

24 May 1940

Russian

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James WilsonJames Wilson
(Founding Fathers of the United States)

14 September 1742

American,Scottish

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
(Writer)

17 June 1867

Australian

Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
(Priest)

12 June 1819

British

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

03 June 1844

American

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(Former Governor of Delaware)

07 October 1728

American

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
(Italian composer)

1557 AD

Italian

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Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
(Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet)

25 May 1908

American

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
(Humorist)

15 October 1889

American

Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

27 June 1838

Indian

Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
(First Lady of America)

13 March 1798

American

William AdamsWilliam Adams
(First ever Western Samurai)

24 September 1564

British

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
(Chemist)

10 July 1902

German

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Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
(Authored books related to spirituality, lectures and spiritual conferences)

04 September 1931

Indian

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
(Poet)

27 May 1868

Bosnian

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
(criminal)

26 September 1902

American

Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
(prince consort)

02 April 1653

Danish

Brad DelpBrad Delp
(Singer)

12 June 1951

American

Del ShannonDel Shannon
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician)

30 December 1934

American

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Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
(Linguist, Educationist, University teacher, Sociologist, Philosopher)

26 November 1857

Swiss

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
(Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor)

18 March 1858

German,French

Charles VI, Holy Roman EmperorCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
(Emperor)

01 October 1685

Austrian,Spanish,Hungarian

Pope Innocent IIIPope Innocent III
(Pope)

22 February 1161

Italian

Bill HaleyBill Haley
(Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler)

06 July 1925

American

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
(Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist, Mathematician, High school teacher)

29 May 1880

German

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Michael KamenMichael Kamen
(Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score composer)

15 April 1948

American

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
(Politician, Physicist)

09 October 1959

Russian

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(Minister, Theologian)

16 December 1714

British

Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
(King)

01 December 1081

French

Lu XunLu Xun
(Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic, Esperantist)

25 September 1881

Chinese

Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
(King)

11 July 1657

Russian

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Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor

11 November 1050

German

Anthony Allen ShoreAnthony Allen Shore
(American serial killer)

25 June 1962

American

Robert LeyRobert Ley
(Politician)

15 February 1890

German

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(Theologian, Priest, Writer)

16 August 1567

French,Italian

Ludovico SforzaLudovico Sforza
(Statesman)

27 July 1452

Italian

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
(Spree killer)

01 February 1872

American

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Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
(Military personnel, Officer)

04 October 1888

German

Francisco Macías NguemaFrancisco Macías Nguema
(Former President of Equatorial Guinea)

01 January 1924

Spanish

Steve StrangeSteve Strange
(Singer, Actor, Businessperson)

28 May 1959

British