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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII of England.
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Famous As: King of England
Birthdate: June 28, 1491
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palace of Placentia
Died: January 28, 1547

 2 Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25, 1900
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Kate Spade

Kate Spade.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Died: June 5, 2018

 4 Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amherst
Died: May 15, 1886

 5 Jack Ruby

Jack Ruby.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nightclub Operator
Birthdate: March 25, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: January 3, 1967

 6 Herman J. Mankiewicz

Herman J. Mankiewicz.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 7, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: March 5, 1953

 7 Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: English statesman
Birthdate: 1485 AD
Birthplace: Putney
Died: July 28, 1540
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 8 Elizabeth Woodville

Elizabeth Woodville.
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Famous As: British Queen (1464-1483)
Birthdate: 1437 AD
Birthplace: Grafton Regis, United Kingdom
Died: June 8, 1492

 9 Parveen Babi

Parveen Babi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Junagadh, Saurashtra, India
Died: January 20, 2005
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 1469 AD
Birthplace: Sines, Portugal
Died: December 24, 1524

 11 Paul Lynde

Paul Lynde.
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Birthdate: June 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Ohio, U.S.
Died: January 10, 1982

 12 Robert Urich

Robert Urich.
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Famous As: Film Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ohio
Died: April 16, 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Birthdate: March 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tungipara Upazila
Died: August 15, 1975

 14 Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Okemah, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 3, 1967

 15 Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bounds
Died: April 6, 1998
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 16 Elizabeth Peña

Elizabeth Peña.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Jersey
Died: October 14, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 17 Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Died: March 25, 1918

 18 Lee Remick

Lee Remick.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2, 1991
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 Hypatia

Hypatia.
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Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher, Astronomer, Writer
Birthdate: 0360 AD
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: 0415 AD

 20 Johnny Ramone

Johnny Ramone
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: October 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 15, 2004
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 21 Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi.
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: July 31, 1980

 22 Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baumgarten, Austrian Empire
Died: February 6, 1918

 23 Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 6, 1888

 24 William Hopper

William Hopper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: March 6, 1970
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 25 Ogedei Khan

Ogedei Khan.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 7, 1186
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khamag Mongol
Died: December 11, 1241

 26 Steve Bing

Steve Bing.
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2020
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 27 Ali Kemal

Ali Kemal
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fatih, Turkey
Died: November 6, 1922

 28 Albert Anastasia

Albert Anastasia.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: September 26, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Parghelia, Calabria, Italy
Died: October 25, 1957

 29 Charles Martel

Charles Martel.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 0686 AD
Birthplace: Herstal
Died: October 22, 0741

 30 Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: The first person to reach the South Pole
Birthdate: July 16, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Borge, Østfold, Norway
Died: June 18, 1928

 31 Edward Albert

Edward Albert.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: September 22, 2006

 32 Rick Danko

Rick Danko
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk County, Canada
Died: December 10, 1999

 33 Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minerva, New York
Died: 1863 AD

 34 Philip McKeon

Philip McKeon.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westbury, New York
Died: December 10, 2019
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 35 Will Rogers

Will Rogers.
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Famous As: Vaudeville Performer, Humorist
Birthdate: November 4, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oologah, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
Died: August 15, 1935

 36 Angela Raiola

Angela Raiola.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: June 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Died: February 18, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 Aesop

Aesop.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Fabulist
Birthdate: 0620 BC
Birthplace: Nessebar, Bulgaria
Died: 0565 BC

 38 Brad Delp

Brad Delp
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peabody
Died: March 9, 2007

 39 Saint Andrew

Saint Andrew
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Apostle
Birthdate: 0005 AD
Birthplace: Galilee, Israel
Died: November 30, 0060

 40 Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Player
Birthdate: November 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riga
Died: June 28, 1992

 41 Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Former President & CEO of Nintendo
Birthdate: December 6, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sapporo
Died: July 11, 2015

 42 Sérgio Vieira de Mello

Sérgio Vieira de Mello
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: March 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: August 19, 2003

 43 Birendra of Nepal

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah .
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Famous As: 11th King of Nepal
Birthdate: December 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Narayanhity Palace
Died: June 1, 2001

 44 Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor

Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Famous As: Holy Roman Emperor
Birthdate: December 26, 1194
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iesi, Marche, Italy
Died: December 13, 1250

 45 Dalip Singh

Dalip Singh
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Famous As: Sikh maharaja
Birthdate: September 4, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: October 22, 1893

 46 Del Shannon

Del Shannon
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Died: February 8, 1990

 47 Ferdinand de Saussure

Ferdinand de Saussure.
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: November 26, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: February 22, 1913

 48 Ludovico Sforza

Ludovico Sforza
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: July 27, 1452
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lombardy
Died: May 27, 1508

 49 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 6, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kelloe, Durham, England
Died: June 29, 1861

 50 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: October 1, 1685
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Hofburg, Vienna, Austria
Died: October 20, 1740