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

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer

Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator

Kate SpadeKate Spade
American
Fashion designer
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
British
British Queen (1464-1483)

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole
Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer

Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

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

Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author

Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
Italian, American
Criminal

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

AesopAesop
Fabulist
Charles MartelCharles Martel
Belgian, French
Military Leader

Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Holy Roman Emperor

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player
Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

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Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist
Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
Nepalese
11th King of Nepal

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician

Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter

By maybe John Thomas Scharf [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCaesar Rodney
American
Former Governor of Delaware

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
Russian
Essayist & Poet

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
Prussian
King of Prussia
Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician

Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

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

Garret HobartGarret Hobart
American
24th Vice President of the U.S.A
Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
British
Priest

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
American
Humorist

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
Australian
Writer

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet
Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
American
First Lady of America

Jean PatouJean Patou
French
Fashion Designer

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

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
Bosnian
Poet
Ogedei KhanOgedei Khan
Mongolian
King

William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures
Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian
Diplomat

Parveen BabiParveen Babi
Indian
Actress
Kate JacksonKate Jackson
American
Actress

Rick DankoRick Danko
Canadian
Musician

William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor
Ursa MajorUrsa Major
German
 

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
American
Spree killer
Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist

Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer

Del ShannonDel Shannon
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,

Narendra JhaNarendra Jha
Indian
Actor
Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler
Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician

Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
Russian
botanist, biologist, explorer, geneticist,

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Michael KamenMichael Kamen
American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score
Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
German
 

Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
Danish
prince consort

David AngellDavid Angell
American
Producer

Lu XunLu Xun
Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

Robert LeyRobert Ley
German
Politician
Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
Argentinian
Musician

LucianLucian
Turkish
Satirist
Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
French
King

Jean-Pierre MelvilleJean-Pierre Melville
French
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Physicist
Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
American
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