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
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
German
Philosopher and Philologist

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
British
British Queen (1464-1483)
Kate SpadeKate Spade
American
Fashion designer

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer

Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
Italian, American
Criminal

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman
Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
Austrian
Painter

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 
Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
Cuban, American
Actress
Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole

Charles MartelCharles Martel
Belgian, French
Military Leader
William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

AesopAesop
Fabulist

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo
Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress
Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

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

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author
Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor

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Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player
Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine

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

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity
Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
Russian
Essayist & Poet

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
French
Mathematician

James WilsonJames Wilson
American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States
Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
British
Priest

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

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
Australian
Writer

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
American
Humorist
Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer

By maybe John Thomas Scharf [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCaesar Rodney
American
Former Governor of Delaware
Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Jean PatouJean Patou
French
Fashion Designer

Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
American
First Lady of America

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
German
Chemist
Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
Bosnian
Poet

William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures
Ogedei KhanOgedei Khan
Mongolian
King

Parveen BabiParveen Babi
Indian
Actress
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist

Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer

Del ShannonDel Shannon
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist,
La LupeLa Lupe
Cuban, American
Singer

David AngellDavid Angell
American
Producer

Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
German
 

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician
Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Robert LeyRobert Ley
German
Politician

Michael KamenMichael Kamen
American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score

Citizen KaneHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Journalist

Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
Danish
prince consort
Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
Argentinian
Musician

Lu XunLu Xun
Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French, Italian
Theologian, Priest, Writer

Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
French
King

Anthony Allen ShoreAnthony Allen Shore
American
American serial killer
Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
Russian
King

Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
American
Carpenters
LucianLucian
Turkish
Satirist

Narendra JhaNarendra Jha
Indian
Actor

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician
Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
German, American
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Politician, Physicist
Steve StrangeSteve Strange
British
Singer, Actor, Businessperson

Jon PostelJon Postel
American
Computer scientist
Francisco Macías NguemaFrancisco Macías Nguema
Spanish
Former President of Equatorial Guinea

Jibanananda DasJibanananda Das
Bangladeshi
Poet, Writer
Erroll GarnerErroll Garner
American
pianist, composer, jazz musician