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.

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
German
Philosopher
Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator

Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
British
King of England

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer

Kate SpadeKate Spade
American
Fashion designer
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
British
British Queen (1464-1483)

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer
Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer

Steve BingSteve Bing
American
Businessman
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
Cuban, American
Actress
Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
Austrian
Painter

Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
Italian, American
Criminal

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter
Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor

Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress

Charles MartelCharles Martel
Belgian, French
Military Leader
Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author

Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
AesopAesop
Fabulist

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole
Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

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Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist
Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Holy Roman Emperor

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player
Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

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

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
Nepalese
11th King of Nepal
Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician
Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

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

Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
Prussian
King of Prussia
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
Russian
Essayist & Poet

Garret HobartGarret Hobart
American
24th Vice President of the U.S.A
Sophie GermainSophie Germain
French
Mathematician

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

James WilsonJames Wilson
American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States

Jean PatouJean Patou
French
Fashion Designer

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
Bosnian
Poet
Kurt AlderKurt Alder
German
Chemist

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

Parveen BabiParveen Babi
Indian
Actress
Agha Mohammad Khan QajarAgha Mohammad Khan Qajar
Iranian
Shah of Iran

Kate JacksonKate Jackson
American
Actress

William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor
Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist

Ursa MajorUrsa Major
German
 
Ali KemalAli Kemal
Turkish
Journalist

Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer

Rick DankoRick Danko
Canadian
Musician

Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
American
Carpenters
Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian
Diplomat
Del ShannonDel Shannon
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,

David AngellDavid Angell
American
Producer

Cornelius Vanderbilt IICornelius Vanderbilt II
American
Businessperson

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Physicist
Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano
American
Actor

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

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

Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Narendra JhaNarendra Jha
Indian
Actor
Ronald LaceyRonald Lacey
British
Actor

Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician
Dmitri HvorostovskyDmitri Hvorostovsky
British, Russian
Opera singer

Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
German
 
Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
Argentinian
Musician
LucianLucian
Turkish
Satirist