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.

Grigori RasputinGrigori Rasputin
Russian
Peasant
Jack LondonJack London
American
Author

Franz Joseph I of AustriaFranz Joseph I of Austria
Austrian
Emperor of Austria

Henry JamesHenry James
American
Writer

Ota BengaOta Benga
Congolese
Congolese Mbuti Pygmy

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Irish, British
Field Marshal
Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
Chinese
Former President of the Republic of China

James ConnollyJames Connolly
British
Socialist Leader

Charles Taze RussellCharles Taze Russell
American
Christian Restoration Minister
Roger CasementRoger Casement
Irish
Diplomat

SakiSaki
British
Writer
Patrick PearsePatrick Pearse
Irish
Politician

Victoriano HuertaVictoriano Huerta
Mexican
Former President of Mexico

Ernst MachErnst Mach
Austrian
Physicist

Sholem AleichemSholem Aleichem
American
Author

Thomas EakinsThomas Eakins
American
Painter
Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
Nicaraguan
Poet

James J. HillJames J. Hill
Canadian, American
Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman

Enrique GranadosEnrique Granados
Spanish
Pianist and Composer

Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind
German
Mathematician
Max RegerMax Reger
German
Composer

William RamsayWilliam Ramsay
British
Chemist
George OsborneGeorge Osborne
Australian
Actor

Hetty GreenHetty Green
American
financier

Helmuth von Moltke the YoungerHelmuth von Moltke the Younger
German
officer
Franz MarcFranz Marc
German
Painter

Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
Polish
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist
Odilon RedonOdilon Redon
French
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Karl SchwarzschildKarl Schwarzschild
German
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University

Umberto BoccioniUmberto Boccioni
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Artist
Élie MetchnikoffÉlie Metchnikoff
Russian
 

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Hiram MaximHiram Maxim
British, American
Inventor
Percival LowellPercival Lowell
American
Astronomer, Mathematician

Oswald BoelckeOswald Boelcke
Aviator, Military personnel

James Whitcomb RileyJames Whitcomb Riley
American
Author

Max ImmelmannMax Immelmann
Aviator, Military personnel
George ButterworthGeorge Butterworth
British
Composer, Musicologist
William Merritt ChaseWilliam Merritt Chase
American
Painter

Joseph JacobsJoseph Jacobs
Australian
Literary critic, Literary historian, Folklorist,

Josiah RoyceJosiah Royce
American
Philosopher, University teacher

Alfred KleinerAlfred Kleiner
Swiss
Physicist
Hugo MünsterbergHugo Münsterberg
German, American
Psychologist, University teacher, Philosopher

Jack CornwellJack Cornwell
British
 

Grenville M. DodgeGrenville M. Dodge
American
Officer

Colmar Freiherr von der GoltzColmar Freiherr von der Goltz
German
Writer, Military historian, Soldier

Jean WebsterJean Webster
American
Writer
Vasily SurikovVasily Surikov
Russian
painter

Pierre DuhemPierre Duhem
French
Historian
Huang XingHuang Xing
Chinese
Revolutionary

Lanoe HawkerLanoe Hawker
British
Aviator, Military personnel

Ivan FrankoIvan Franko
Ukrainian
Poet
Gaston MasperoGaston Maspero
French
Egyptologist

Seth LowSeth Low
American
Educator
Richard Harding DavisRichard Harding Davis
American
Journalist

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
French
Painter

Carleton WatkinsCarleton Watkins
American
Photographer

Luis Muñoz RiveraLuis Muñoz Rivera
Puerto Rican
Poet

José EchegarayJosé Echegaray
Spanish
Spanish civil engineer
Mary Everest BooleMary Everest Boole
British
mathematician, philosopher

Marie von Ebner-EschenbachMarie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Austrian
Author

Victor HorsleyVictor Horsley
British
British surgeon

James Burrill AngellJames Burrill Angell
American
Diplomat
LewanikaLewanika
Zambian
King

Cleveland AbbeCleveland Abbe
American
Meteorologist
Joseph Rucker LamarJoseph Rucker Lamar
American
Jurist

Ștefan LuchianȘtefan Luchian
Romanian
painter, pastelist, watercolourist

Walter SuttonWalter Sutton
American
Geneticist
Klas Pontus ArnoldsonKlas Pontus Arnoldson
Swedish
Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer

Michael Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St AldwynMichael Hicks Beach, 1st Earl St Aldwyn
British
British statesman
Julia TutwilerJulia Tutwiler
American
Advocate

Susan BlowSusan Blow
American
Educator

Théodule-Armand RibotThéodule-Armand Ribot
French
Psychologist
Ada RehanAda Rehan
Irish, American
Actress

Mário de Sá-CarneiroMário de Sá-Carneiro
Portuguese
Poet
Lily BraunLily Braun
German
Writer

Emile VerhaerenEmile Verhaeren
French
Belgian poet

John Benjamin MurphyJohn Benjamin Murphy
American
Physician

Émile FaguetÉmile Faguet
French
Author
Sheng XuanhuaiSheng Xuanhuai
Chinese
Official
Artúr GörgeyArtúr Görgey
Hungarian
Military leader

Edward Levy-Lawson, 1st Baron BurnhamEdward Levy-Lawson, 1st Baron Burnham
British
Media proprietor

Guido GozzanoGuido Gozzano
Italian
Poet

Hamilton Wright MabieHamilton Wright Mabie
American
Essayist
Ephraim ShayEphraim Shay
American
Merchant

Henri HarpigniesHenri Harpignies
French
Painter

August LeskienAugust Leskien
German
Linguist

Gustav FalkeGustav Falke
German
Writer

Mary Lizzie MacomberMary Lizzie Macomber
American
Artist
Helen Farnsworth MearsHelen Farnsworth Mears
American
Sculptor

Marthinus Theunis SteynMarthinus Theunis Steyn
South African
President of Orange Free State
Clara Louise KelloggClara Louise Kellogg
American
Singer

Katō HiroyukiKatō Hiroyuki
Japanese
Politician
Martha McClellan BrownMartha McClellan Brown
American
Educator
Alfred HolderAlfred Holder
Austrian, German
Librarian