Famous People Who Died In 1916

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1916. This list includes people like Grigori Rasputin, Jack London, Franz Joseph I of Austria, Henry James, Charles Taze Russell and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, soldiers, poets and novelists who died in 1916. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Russia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Grigori Rasputin

Grigori Rasputin.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Peasant
Birthdate: January 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pokrovskoye, Russia
Died: December 30
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Franz Joseph I of Austria

Franz Joseph I of Austria.
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Famous As: Emperor of Austria
Birthdate: August 18, 1830
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna
Died: November 21

 3 Jack London

Jack London.
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Famous As: Novelist & Journalist
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 22

 4 Henry James

Henry James.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 15, 1843
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 28

 5 Ota Benga

Ota Benga.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Congolese Mbuti Pygmy
Birthdate: February 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colonization of the Congo
Died: March 20
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 6 Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Field Marshal
Birthdate: June 24, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ballylongford, Ireland
Died: June 5

 7 Yuan Shikai

Yuan Shikai.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Republic of China
Birthdate: September 16, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Xiangcheng, Henan, Qing Empire
Died: June 6
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 8 James Connolly

James Connolly.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Socialist Leader
Birthdate: June 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cowgate
Died: May 12

 9 Charles Taze Russell

Charles Taze Russell.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Christian Restoration Minister
Birthdate: February 16, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: October 31
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 10 Roger Casement

Roger Casement.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: September 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sandycove, Ireland
Died: August 3

 11 Patrick Pearse

Patrick Pearse.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 10, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 3

 12 Saki

Saki.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sittwe
Died: November 13

 13 Soseki Natsume

Soseki Natsume
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 9, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ushigome, Chiba, Japan
Died: December 9

 14 Hiram Maxim

Hiram Maxim
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: February 5, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sangerville
Died: November 24

 15 Victoriano Huerta

Victoriano Huerta.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Mexico
Birthdate: March 22, 1850
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agua Gorda, Mexico
Died: January 13

 16 Helmuth von Moltke the Younger

Helmuth von Moltke the Younger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: officer
Birthdate: May 23, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Parchim
Died: June 18

 17 Hetty Green

Hetty Green
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: financier
Birthdate: November 21, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 3

 18 Ernst Mach

Ernst Mach.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: February 18, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: February 19

 19 Sholem Aleichem

Sholem Aleichem.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi
Died: May 13

 20 Henryk Sienkiewicz

Henryk Sienkiewicz
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 5, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wola Okrzejska, Poland
Died: November 15

 21 Otto of Bavaria

Otto of Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: King
Birthdate: April 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich Residenz, Munich, Germany
Died: October 11

 22 Franz Marc

Franz Marc
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: March 4

 23 Thibaw Min

Thibaw Min
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: January 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mandalay, Myanmar
Died: December 19

 24 Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 20, 1840
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: July 6

 25 Thomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 25, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 25

 26 Karl Schwarzschild

Karl Schwarzschild
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher, Mathematician
Birthdate: October 9, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: May 11

 27 Princess Augusta of Cambridge

Princess Augusta of Cambridge
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 19, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palace of Montbrillant, Hanover
Died: December 5

 28 Rubén Darío

Rubén Darío.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 18, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ciudad Darío
Died: February 6

 29 Umberto Boccioni

Umberto Boccioni
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Artist
Birthdate: October 19, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria
Died: August 17

 30 Charles de Foucauld

Charles de Foucauld
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: September 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: December 1

 31 Max Immelmann

Max Immelmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Military personnel
Birthdate: September 21, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden
Died: June 18

 32 James J. Hill

James J. Hill.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman
Birthdate: September 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eramosa Township, Ontario, Upper Canada
Died: May 29

 33 Percival Lowell

Percival Lowell
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer, Mathematician
Birthdate: March 13, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston
Died: November 12

 34 Richard Dedekind

Richard Dedekind.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: October 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: February 12

 35 Élie Metchnikoff

Élie Metchnikoff
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Birthdate: May 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kupiansk Raion
Died: July 15

 36 Oswald Boelcke

Oswald Boelcke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Military personnel
Birthdate: May 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Q1523208
Died: October 28

 37 Enrique Granados

Enrique Granados.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist and Composer
Birthdate: July 27, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lleida
Died: March 24

 38 James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Died: July 22

 39 Thomas MacDonagh

Thomas MacDonagh
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cloughjordan, Ireland
Died: May 3

 40 William Ramsay

William Ramsay.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: October 2, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: July 23

 41 Elisabeth of Wied

Elisabeth of Wied
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schloss Monrepos
Died: March 2

 42 Charles Booth

Charles Booth
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Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: March 30, 1840
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 23

 43 Max Reger

Max Reger.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 19, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brand, Bavaria
Died: May 11

 44 William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nineveh
Died: October 25

 45 Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz

Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: August 12, 1843
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ivanovka, Russia
Died: April 19

 46 Joseph Jacobs

Joseph Jacobs
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Famous As: Literary critic, Literary historian, Folklorist, Historian, Children's writer
Birthdate: August 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: January 30

 47 Alfred Kleiner

Alfred Kleiner
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: April 24, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Maschwanden
Died: July 3

 48 Prince Mircea of Romania

Prince Mircea of Romania
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: January 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: November 2

 49 Jack Cornwell

Jack Cornwell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leyton
Died: June 2

 50 Julius Fučík

Julius Fučík
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Town, Prague, Czech Republic
Died: September 25