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
28 June 1491, British
King of England
Friedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche
15 October 1844, German
Philosopher and Philologist

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Elizabeth WoodvilleElizabeth Woodville
1437 AD, British
British Queen (1464-1483)

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
05 May 1942, American
Singer

Kate SpadeKate Spade
24 December 1962, American
Fashion designer
Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama
1469 AD, Portuguese
Explorer

Jack RubyJack Ruby
25 March 1911, American
Nightclub Operator

Mohammed RafiMohammed Rafi
24 December 1924, Indian
 

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
1485 AD, British
English statesman
Sheikh Mujibur RahmanSheikh Mujibur Rahman
17 March 1920, Bangladeshi
First Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy
22 August 1862, French
Composer
Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie
14 July 1912, American
American singer-songwriter

Gustav KlimtGustav Klimt
14 July 1862, Austrian
Painter

Paul LyndePaul Lynde
13 June 1926, American
 
Robert UrichRobert Urich
19 December 1946, American
Film Actor

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
29 November 1832, American
Writer
Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
23 September 1959, Cuban, American
Actress

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
26 September 1902, Italian, American
Criminal

Charles MartelCharles Martel
0686 AD, Belgian, French
Military Leader
Will RogersWill Rogers
04 November 1879, American
Vaudeville Performer, Humorist

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
30 June 1960, American
Reality TV Star
William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
03 April 1823, American
Politician

AesopAesop
0620 BC
Fabulist

Roald AmundsenRoald Amundsen
16 July 1872, Norwegian
The first person to reach the South Pole

Lee RemickLee Remick
14 December 1935, American
Actress
Edward AlbertEdward Albert
20 February 1951, American
Actor
Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
06 December 1959, Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Solomon NorthupSolomon Northup
10 July 1807, American
Author

Frederick II, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
26 December 1194, Italian
Holy Roman Emperor

Gauri LankeshGauri Lankesh
29 January 1962, Indian
Activist, Journalist
Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet

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Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
09 November 1936, Latvian
Chess Player

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
28 December 1945, Nepalese
11th King of Nepal

Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
25 November 1959, Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist
Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
15 December 1852, French
Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
01 April 1776, French
Mathematician
Mary FrannMary Frann
27 February 1943, American
Actress

Zerelda MimmsZerelda Mimms
21 July 1845, American
Jesse James' Wife

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742, American, Scottish
Founding Fathers of the United States
Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
24 May 1940, Russian
Essayist & Poet

Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867, Australian
Writer
Garret HobartGarret Hobart
03 June 1844, American
24th Vice President of the U.S.A

Theodore RoethkeTheodore Roethke
25 May 1908, American
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

Charles KingsleyCharles Kingsley
12 June 1819, British
Priest

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist

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07 October 1728, American
Former Governor of Delaware
Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
1557 AD, Italian
Italian composer

Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27 June 1838, Indian
 

Abigail FillmoreAbigail Fillmore
13 March 1798, American
First Lady of America

Kurt AlderKurt Alder
10 July 1902, German
Chemist
William AdamsWilliam Adams
24 September 1564, British
First ever Western Samurai

Aleksa ŠantićAleksa Šantić
27 May 1868, Bosnian
Poet
Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
04 September 1931, Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures

Parveen BabiParveen Babi
04 April 1949, Indian
Actress

William HopperWilliam Hopper
26 January 1915, American
Actor
Johnny RamoneJohnny Ramone
08 October 1948, American
Guitarist

Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
26 November 1857, Swiss
Linguist, Educationist, University teacher,
Brad DelpBrad Delp
12 June 1951, American
Singer

Del ShannonDel Shannon
30 December 1934, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist,

Charles VI, Holy Roman EmperorCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
01 October 1685, Austrian, Spanish, Hungarian
Emperor
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
16 December 1714, British
Minister, Theologian

Prince George of DenmarkPrince George of Denmark
02 April 1653, Danish
prince consort
Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
18 March 1858, German, French
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor

Pope Innocent IIIPope Innocent III
22 February 1161, Italian
Pope

La LupeLa Lupe
23 December 1936, Cuban, American
Singer

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
29 May 1880, German
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist,
David AngellDavid Angell
10 April 1946, American
Producer
Michael KamenMichael Kamen
15 April 1948, American
Composer, Conductor, Oboist, Pianist, Film score

Bill HaleyBill Haley
06 July 1925, American
Singer, bandleader, conductor,yodeler

Henry IV, Holy Roman EmperorHenry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
11 November 1050, German
 

Robert LeyRobert Ley
15 February 1890, German
Politician
Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

Gustavo CeratiGustavo Cerati
11 August 1959, Argentinian
Musician

Anthony Allen ShoreAnthony Allen Shore
25 June 1962, American
American serial killer

Louis VI of FranceLouis VI of France
01 December 1081, French
King

Frederick I of PrussiaFrederick I of Prussia
11 July 1657, Russian
King
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
16 August 1567, French, Italian
Theologian, Priest, Writer

Narendra JhaNarendra Jha
02 September 1962, Indian
Actor
Boris NemtsovBoris Nemtsov
09 October 1959, Russian
Politician, Physicist

Harry HopkinsHarry Hopkins
17 August 1890, American
Politician

Friedrich OlbrichtFriedrich Olbricht
04 October 1888, German
Military personnel, Officer
Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe
01 February 1872, American
Spree killer

Steve StrangeSteve Strange
28 May 1959, British
Singer, Actor, Businessperson
Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
17 June 1929, Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist

Francisco Macías NguemaFrancisco Macías Nguema
01 January 1924, Spanish
Former President of Equatorial Guinea

Jon PostelJon Postel
06 August 1943, American
Computer scientist

Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
29 January 1892, German, American
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
19 April 1928, British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Christian I of DenmarkChristian I of Denmark
31 January 1426, Danish
King
Citizen KaneHerman J. Mankiewicz
07 November 1897, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Journalist

Ludovico SforzaLudovico Sforza
27 July 1452, Italian
Statesman
Jean-Pierre MelvilleJean-Pierre Melville
20 October 1917, French
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
09 October 1892, American
Economist
Murry WilsonMurry Wilson
02 July 1917, American
Musician, Pianist, Songwriter, Record producer,