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.

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter
Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
German
Philosopher

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
British
King of England

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
British
British Queen (1464-1483)
Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman

Kate SpadeKate Spade
American
Fashion designer

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer
Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter
Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer

Steve BingSteve Bing
American
Businessman

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 
Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player

Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
Cuban, American
Actress
Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
Austrian
Painter

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
Italian, American
Criminal

Ogedei KhanOgedei Khan
Mongolian
King
William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician

Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor
Charles MartelCharles Martel
Belgian, French
Military Leader

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

AesopAesop
Fabulist
Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

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Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo
Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Holy Roman Emperor

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

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

Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist

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

Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
Prussian
King of Prussia

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine
Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
Russian
Essayist & Poet

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
French
Mathematician
Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
American
Humorist

Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
American
First Lady of America

Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
British
Priest

By maybe John Thomas Scharf [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCaesar Rodney
American
Former Governor of Delaware
Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
Australian
Writer

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Jean PatouJean Patou
French
Fashion Designer

James WilsonJames Wilson
American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States
Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
Bosnian
Poet

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
German
Chemist

William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai
Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress

Ali KemalAli Kemal
Turkish
Journalist
Parveen BabiParveen Babi
Indian
Actress

William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist
Saint AndrewSaint Andrew
Ancient Roman
Apostle

Rick DankoRick Danko
Canadian
Musician
Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer

Ahmed ZakiAhmed Zaki
Egyptian
Actor

Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano
American
Actor

Ronald LaceyRonald Lacey
British
Actor
Del ShannonDel Shannon
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,
Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist

Cornelius Vanderbilt IICornelius Vanderbilt II
American
Businessperson

Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
Argentinian
Musician

Michael KamenMichael Kamen
American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score
Dalip SinghDalip Singh
Indian, British
Sikh maharaja

Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian
Diplomat

Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Physicist

Darryl StingleyDarryl Stingley
American
Football player
Maria Alexandrovna of HesseMaria Alexandrovna of Hesse
German, Russian
Empress of Russia

Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician
Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
Danish
prince consort

John MeillonJohn Meillon
Australian
Actor
Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
German
 
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French
Bishop