Famous people who died at the age of 55.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 55 years old.

The list below is ordered by the person's date of death.

Henry VIII

King of England. Deceased
Died on January 28th, 1547
Died at the age of 55
Unknown. Possibly scurvy or McLeod syndrome.

Emily Dickinson

Poet. Deceased
Died on May 15th, 1886
Died at the age of 55
Bright's disease.

Angela Raiola

Reality TV star. Deceased
Died on February 18th, 2016
Died at the age of 55
Complications of lung cancer and pneumonia.

Kate Spade

American fashion designer. Deceased
Died on June 5th, 2018
Died at the age of 55
Suicide by hanging.

Statistics about the 55-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 4 celebrity deaths above.

  • Only 25% of the deaths in this group were male, whereas 75% were female.
  • These deaths make up 1% of our database (4/595).
  • Suicide accounted for 25% of the deaths in this age group.
  • Out of the 4 people on this list, 25% passed away due to cancer.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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