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
Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer

Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
German
Philosopher

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

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

Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer
Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
Italian, American
Criminal

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman
Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
Austrian
Painter

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter
Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 

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
Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo
AesopAesop
Fabulist

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician
Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

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

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Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author
Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player

Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher
Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
Nepalese
11th King of Nepal

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity
Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
Russian
Essayist & Poet
Sophie GermainSophie Germain
French
Mathematician

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
Australian
Writer

Garret HobartGarret Hobart
American
24th Vice President of the U.S.A
Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
American
Humorist

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

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer

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American
Former Governor of Delaware

Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
American
First Lady of America
Jean PatouJean Patou
French
Fashion Designer

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

Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian
Diplomat
William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist
Rick DankoRick Danko
Canadian
Musician

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

Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French
Bishop
Narendra JhaNarendra Jha
Indian
Actor

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Politician, Physicist

Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
American
Carpenters

Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler
Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
Danish
prince consort
David AngellDavid Angell
American
Producer

Robert LeyRobert Ley
German
Politician

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

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician
Michael KamenMichael Kamen
American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score

Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
Argentinian
Musician

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

Anthony Allen ShoreAnthony Allen Shore
American
American serial killer

Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
French
King
Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
Russian
King

LucianLucian
Turkish
Satirist
Barzan Ibrahim al-TikritiBarzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti
Iraqi
Politician, Diplomat

Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
German, American
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician
Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
German
Military personnel, Officer