Famous people died in 1957 - page 2

    Walther Bothe

    Walther Bothe

    Walther Bothe was a German nuclear physicist who won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physics

    GermanJanuary 8, 1891120 views

    Nikos Kazantzakis

    Nikos Kazantzakis was a Greek philosopher and writer

    GreekFebruary 18, 1883151 views

    John von Neumann

    John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, inventor, computer scientist, and polymath

    HungarianDecember 28, 1903136 views

    Diego Rivera

    Diego Rivera was a twentieth century Mexican muralist and painter.

    MexicanDecember 8, 1886182 views

    Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius was an eminent Finnish composer of the late Romantic and early-modern periods

    FinnsDecember 8, 1865130 views

    Johnny Torrio

    Johnny Torrio was an Italian-American gangster, who is widely acknowledged as the founder of organized crime in America

    AmericanJanuary 20, 1882185 views

    Alfred Doblin

    Alfred Doblin was a physician cum novelist best known for the novel ‘Berlin Alexanderplatz’

    GermanAugust 10, 1878101 views

    Gabriela Mistral

    Gabriela Mistral was the pseudonym used by Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator and feminist who became the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945.

    ChileanApril 7, 1889181 views

    Eliot Ness

    Eliot Ness was an American prohibition agent who became famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago

    AmericanApril 19, 1903115 views

    Christopher Morley

    Christopher Morley was a famous American journalist, essayist and poet

    AmericanMay 5, 189094 views