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In the year 1956 the following people of interest died:


Alexander Korda

H.L. Mencken

A.A. Milne

Charley Grapewin

Elsie Janis

Fred Allen

Irene Joliot-Curie

Infante Alfonso of Spain

Harold Sidney Bride

Max Beerbohn

Jean Hersholt

Albert Woolson

Jackson Pollock

Bertolt Brecht

Bela Lugosi

Alfred C. Kinsey

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Clarence Birdseye

Isham Jones

Art Tatum

Tommy Dorsey

Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein

Nina Hamnett

Preston Tucker

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