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.

Steve BingSteve Bing
American
Businessman
Henry VIII of EnglandHenry VIII of England
British
King of England

Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
German
Philosopher

Jack RubyJack Ruby
American
Nightclub Operator

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
British
English statesman

Kate SpadeKate Spade
American
Fashion designer
Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
American
Writer

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
American
Poet

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
British
British Queen (1464-1483)
Paul LyndePaul Lynde
American
 

Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
American
American singer-songwriter
Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
Portuguese
Explorer

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
American
Singer

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
French
Composer

Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
American
Author

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
Austrian
Painter

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

Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
Cuban, American
Actress
Lee RemickLee Remick
American
Actress

Philip McKeonPhilip McKeon
American
Actor

Will RogersWill Rogers
American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
AesopAesop
Fabulist

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole
Charles MartelCharles Martel
Belgian, French
Military Leader

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
Latvian
Chess Player
Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
Italian
Holy Roman Emperor

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William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
American
Politician

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American
Former Governor of Delaware

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

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
German
Philosopher

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
Indian
Activist, Journalist

Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
American
Screenwriter

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
American
Jesse James' Wife

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British
Evangelist

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

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine
Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
British
Novelist

Mo MowlamMo Mowlam
British
Politician
Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity

Mary FrannMary Frann
American
Actress

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
Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
British
Priest

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
Australian
Writer

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
American
Humorist

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
French
Mathematician

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

Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
Italian
Italian composer

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

Parveen BabiParveen Babi
Indian
Actress
Kate JacksonKate Jackson
American
Actress

William HopperWilliam Hopper
American
Actor

Ursa MajorUrsa Major
German
 
Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
American
Guitarist

Sérgio Vieira de MelloSérgio Vieira de Mello
Brazilian
Diplomat
Rick DankoRick Danko
Canadian
Musician

Brad DelpBrad Delp
American
Singer

Ali KemalAli Kemal
Turkish
Journalist

Del ShannonDel Shannon
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,
Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
American
Carpenters
Narendra JhaNarendra Jha
Indian
Actor

Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
Russian
Physicist

Bill HaleyBill Haley
American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
American
Politician
Michael KamenMichael Kamen
American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score

David AngellDavid Angell
American
Producer

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

Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
Argentinian
Musician

Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
German
 
Muhammad al-BaqirMuhammad al-Baqir
Saudi Arabian
Imam

Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
Danish
prince consort
LucianLucian
Turkish
Satirist

Lu XunLu Xun
Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,
Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
French
King
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer