Famous People Who Died At 56

The list of famous people who died at 56 includes Adolf Hitler, Steve Jobs, George VI, Abraham Lincoln, Julius Caesar. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, poets and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 56 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

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 1 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
67
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 16th President of the United States (1861-1865)
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 15, 1865
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs
81
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-founder of Apple
Birthdate: February 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 5, 2011

 3 Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler
701
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Dictator of Germany (1933-1945)
Birthdate: April 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria
Died: April 30, 1945
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven
20
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 30, 1770
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: March 26, 1827

 5 Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri
8
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: September 14, 1321

 6 Henry II of England

Henry II of England
10
Famous As: King of England (1154-1189)
Birthdate: March 5, 1133
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Le Mans, France
Died: July 6, 1189

 7 Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney
10
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: September 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, United States
Died: April 17, 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author of James Bond Series
Birthdate: May 28, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: August 12, 1964

 9 Henry IV of France

Henry IV of France
6
Famous As: King of France (1589-1610)
Birthdate: December 13, 1553
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pau, France
Died: May 14, 1610

 10 Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn
1
Famous As: Former Actress whose credits include History of the World, Part I, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1999
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 Francis Drake

Francis Drake
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval officer, Explorer
Birthdate: 1540 AD
Birthplace: Tavistock, Devon, England
Died: January 28, 1596

 12 George VI

George VI
29
Famous As: King of the United Kingdom (1936-52)
Birthdate: December 14, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: February 6, 1952
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Maharana Pratap

Maharana Pratap
78
Famous As: 13th Rana of Mewar (1572-1597)
Birthdate: May 9, 1540
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, India
Died: January 19, 1597

 14 Carlos Hathcock

Carlos Hathcock
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military Personnel
Birthdate: May 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas
Died: February 23, 1999

 15 Marcheline Bertrand

Marcheline Bertrand
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blue Island, Illinois, United States
Died: January 27, 2007

 16 Rick James

Rick James
7
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6, 2004

 17 John Hancock

John Hancock
9
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor of Massachusetts (1780-85, 1787-93)
Birthdate: January 23, 1737
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 8, 1793

 18 Albrecht Durer

Albrecht Durer
6
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 21, 1471
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: April 6, 1528

 19 Max Weber

Max Weber
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14, 1920

 20 Erin Moran

Erin Moran
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: April 22, 2017
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 21 Betty Grable

Betty Grable
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: July 2, 1973
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 22 Adolf Eichmann

Adolf Eichmann
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Nazi SS Officer
Birthdate: March 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: June 1, 1962
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand
34
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist and Author
Birthdate: July 31, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lamhi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 8, 1936

 24 Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder
2
Famous As: Philosopher, Writer
Birthdate: 0023 AD
Birthplace: Como, Italy
Died: 0079 AD

 25 Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rock Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 7, 2003

 26 Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Marine biologist
Birthdate: May 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Springdale
Died: April 14, 1964

 27 Homi Bhabha

Homi Bhabha
6
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Indian physicist
Birthdate: October 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: January 24, 1966

 28 Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: One of The Greatest Jazz Musicians & Composers in History
Birthdate: April 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nogales, Arizona, United States
Died: January 5, 1979

 29 Savitribai Phule

Savitribai Phule
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer, Poet
Birthdate: January 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naigaon, British India (now in Satara district, Maharashtra)
Died: March 10, 1887

 30 Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 21, 1688
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 30, 1744

 31 Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg
5
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: December 16, 2007

 32 El Cid

El Cid
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: 1043 AD
Birthplace: Vivar, Burgos
Died: July 10, 1099

 33 Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest
10
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Confederate general during American Civil War
Birthdate: July 13, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 29, 1877
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 34 Aesop

Aesop
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Fabulist
Birthdate: 0620 BC
Birthplace: Delphi, Greece
Died: 0564 BC

 35 Chris LeDoux

Chris LeDoux
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 9, 2005

 36 James R. Jordan, Sr.

James R. Jordan, Sr.
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 23, 1993

 37 Horace

Horace
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Roman poet
Birthdate: December 8, 0065
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venosa, Italy
Died: November 27, 0008

 38 Roger Miller

Roger Miller
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: January 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: October 25, 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 39 Liaquat Ali Khan

Liaquat Ali Khan
11
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First Prime Minister of Pakistan
Birthdate: October 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karnal
Died: October 17, 1951

 40 Richard Jordan

Richard Jordan
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: August 30, 1993
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 41 Mark the Evangelist

Mark the Evangelist
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 0012 AD
Birthplace: Shahat, Libya
Died: April 25, 0068

 42 Abel Tasman

Abel Tasman
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Navigator
Birthdate: 1603 AD
Birthplace: Lutjegast
Died: October 10, 1659

 43 Eddie Rabbitt

Eddie Rabbitt
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 27, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: May 7, 1998
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 44 William M. Branham

William M. Branham
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American Christian minister
Birthdate: April 6, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cumberland County
Died: December 24, 1965

 45 Louis IX of France

Louis IX of France
2
Famous As: King of France (1226-1270)
Birthdate: April 25, 1214
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poissy, France
Died: August 25, 1270

 46 Owain Glyndŵr

Owain Glyndŵr
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Famous As: Prince of Wales (1400-1415)
Birthdate: 1359 AD
Birthplace: Sycharth, Wales
Died: 1415 AD

 47 Meredith MacRae

Meredith MacRae
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: July 14, 2000
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 48 John Wycliffe

John Wycliffe
1
Famous As: Philosopher, Theologian
Birthdate: 1328 AD
Birthplace: Hipswell, United Kingdom
Died: December 31, 1384

 49 Dane Witherspoon

Dane Witherspoon
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denton, Texas, United States
Died: March 29, 2014
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 50 Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61)
Birthdate: July 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Died: September 18, 1961