Famous People Who Died In 1916

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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.
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 1 
Jack London
(Novelist & Journalist)
Jack London
18
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 22
 2 
Franz Joseph I of Austria
(Emperor of Austria King of Hungary (1848 - 1916))
Franz Joseph I of Austria
6
Birthdate: August 18, 1830
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 21
 3 
Grigori Rasputin
47
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pokrovskoe, Russia
Died: December 30
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
Henry James
(British Author Who is Regarded as a Key Transitional Figure Between Literary Realism and Literary Modernism)
Henry James
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1843
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States
Died: February 28
 5 
Saki
(Writer)
Saki
41
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sittwe, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 14
 6 
James Connolly
(Socialist Leader)
James Connolly
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cowgate
Died: May 12
 7 
Patrick Pearse
(Barrister and a Leader of the Easter Rising in 1916)
Patrick Pearse
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 10, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 3
 8 
Rubén Darío
(Nicaraguan Poet Who Initiated the Spanish-Language Literary Movement Known as "Modernismo")
Rubén Darío
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ciudad Darío, Nicaragua
Died: February 6
 9 
Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Polish Writer Who Won the '1905 Nobel Prize in Literature')
Henryk Sienkiewicz
1
Birthdate: May 5, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wola Okrzejska, Poland
Died: November 15
 10 
Ernst Mach
(Physicist)
Ernst Mach
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 18, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: February 19
 11 
Richard Dedekind
(German Mathematician Known for His Important Contributions to Number Theory, Abstract Algebra and Modern Set Theory)
Richard Dedekind
28
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 12
 12 
Hetty Green
(financier)
Hetty Green
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 21, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 3
 13 
William Ramsay
(Scottish Chemist Who Discovered the Noble Gases)
William Ramsay
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 23
 14 
Thomas Eakins
(American Photographer, Realist Painter, Fine Arts Educator, and Sculptor)
Thomas Eakins
1
Birthdate: July 25, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 25
 15 
Roger Casement
(British Diplomat Known as ‘Father of Twentieth-Century Human Rights Investigations')
Roger Casement
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sandycove, Ireland
Died: August 3
 16 
Thibaw Min
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mandalay, Myanmar
Died: December 19
 17 
James J. Hill
(Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman)
James J. Hill
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eramosa Township, Ontario, Upper Canada
Died: May 29
 18 
John S. Mosby
(Confederate army cavalry battalion commander)
John S. Mosby
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Powhatan County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 30
 19 
Karl Schwarzschild
(Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher, Mathematician)
Karl Schwarzschild
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 9, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: May 11
 20 
Percival Lowell
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Percival Lowell
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 13, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston
Died: November 12
 21 
Franz Marc
(German Painter, Printmaker and One of the Key Figures of German Expressionism)
Franz Marc
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1880
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: March 4
Helmuth von Moltke the Younger
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Parchim
Died: June 18
 23 
Otto of Bavaria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich Residenz, Munich, Germany
Died: October 11
 24 
Hiram Maxim
(Inventor)
Hiram Maxim
4
Birthdate: February 5, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sangerville
Died: November 24
 25 
Charles de Foucauld
(French Soldier, Explorer, Catholic Priest and Hermit)
Charles de Foucauld
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: December 1
 26 
Charles Taze Russell
(Christian Restoration Minister)
Charles Taze Russell
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: October 31
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 27 
Max Reger
(German Composer, Pianist, Organist and Conductor)
Max Reger
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 19, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brand, Germany
Died: May 11
 28 
James Whitcomb Riley
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Died: July 22
 29 
Ivan Franko
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 27, 1856
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nahuievychi, Ukraine
Died: May 28
Princess Augusta of Cambridge
0
Birthdate: July 19, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palace of Montbrillant, Hanover
Died: December 5
 31 
Élie Metchnikoff
(Former zoologist best known for his pioneering research in immunology)
Élie Metchnikoff
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: July 15
 32 
Lanoe Hawker
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Lanoe Hawker
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 30, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hampshire
Died: November 23
 33 
Elisabeth of Wied
(Queen Consort of Romania (1881 - 1914))
Elisabeth of Wied
1
Birthdate: December 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schloss Monrepos
Died: March 2
 34 
Enrique Granados
(Spanish Pianist and Composer Known for His Works: ‘Goyescas’, ‘Spanish Dances’, and ‘María del Carmen’)
Enrique Granados
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 27, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lleida, Spain
Died: March 24
 35 
Julius Fučík
(Composer)
Julius Fučík
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Town, Prague, Czech Republic
Died: September 25
 36 
Hugo Münsterberg
(Psychologist, University teacher, Philosopher)
Hugo Münsterberg
0
Birthdate: June 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gdańsk
Died: December 16
 37 
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
(British Army Officer and Colonial Administrator)
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ballylongford, Ireland
Died: June 5
Prince Mircea of Romania
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: November 2
 39 
Joseph Jacobs
(Literary critic, Literary historian, Folklorist, Historian, Children's writer)
Joseph Jacobs
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: January 30
Jack Cornwell
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leyton
Died: June 2
 41 
Vasily Surikov
(Russian Realist History Painter)
Vasily Surikov
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Died: March 19
 42 
George Butterworth
(Composer, Musicologist)
George Butterworth
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: August 5
 43 
Martinus Theunis Steyn
(Former 6th State President of the Orange Free State (1896 - 1902))
Martinus Theunis Steyn
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 2, 1857
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winburg, South Africa
Died: November 28
 44 
Eduard Strauss
(Composer)
Eduard Strauss
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austria
Died: December 28
 45 
Paolo Tosti
(Composer)
Paolo Tosti
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 9, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ortona, Italy
Died: December 2
 46 
Thomas MacDonagh
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cloughjordan, Ireland
Died: May 3
 47 
Grenville M. Dodge
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Danvers, Massachusetts,United States
Died: January 3
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1830
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zdislavice (Troubky-Zdislavice), Troubky-Zdislavice, Czechia
Died: March 12
Prince Heinrich of Bavaria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: November 8
 50 
Alice Ball
(American Chemist Renowned for Developing the 'Ball Method')
Alice Ball
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 24, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: December 31