Famous people died in 1956

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht was a German poet, playwright and theatre personality

GermanFebruary 10, 1898267 views

Irène Joliot-Curie

Irene Joliot-Curie was a Nobel Laureate who along with her husband, Frederic Joliot, discovered artificial radioactivity

FrenchSeptember 12, 1897222 views

Frederick Soddy

Frederick Soddy was a British radiochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1921

Gustav Suits

Gustav Suits was an Estonian poet

EstonianNovember 30, 1883136 views

Anastasio Somoza García

Anastasio Somoza Garcia is the former Nicaraguan President who heralded the autocratic regime in the country which continued for the next 50 years

A. A. Milne

The cute little yellow bear, Winnie the Pooh is a creation of A

BritishJanuary 18, 1882150 views

Meghnad Saha

Meghnad Saha was an eminent astrophysicist best known for his theory of thermal ionization

IndianOctober 6, 1893174 views

Alben W. Barkley

Alben Barkley was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 35th Vice President of the United States, from 1949 to 1953

AmericanNovember 24, 1877150 views

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Babe Didrikson Zaharias was a renowned athlete of America

AmericanJune 26, 1911106 views