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 
Grigori Rasputin
40
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pokrovskoe, Russia
Died: December 30
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Jack London
(Novelist & Journalist)
Jack London
14
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 22
 3 
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
 4 
Henry James
(British Author Who is Regarded as a Key Transitional Figure Between Literary Realism and Literary Modernism)
Henry James
3
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
36
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 
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)
 9 
Ota Benga
(Congolese Mbuti Pygmy, Exhibit)
Ota Benga
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ituri Rainforest
Died: March 20
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 10 
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
 11 
Ernst Mach
(Physicist)
Ernst Mach
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 18, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
Died: February 19
 12 
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
 13 
William Ramsay
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 23
 14 
Roger Casement
(British Diplomat Known as ‘Father of Twentieth-Century Human Rights Investigations')
Roger Casement
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 1, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sandycove, Ireland
Died: August 3
 15 
Richard Dedekind
(Mathematician)
Richard Dedekind
28
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 12
 16 
James J. Hill
(Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman)
James J. Hill
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 16, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eramosa Township, Ontario, Upper Canada
Died: May 29
 17 
Thomas Eakins
(Painter)
Thomas Eakins
1
Birthdate: July 25, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 25
 18 
Thibaw Min
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mandalay, Myanmar
Died: December 19
 19 
Hetty Green
(financier)
Hetty Green
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 21, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 3
 20 
Percival Lowell
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Percival Lowell
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 13, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston
Died: November 12
 21 
Otto of Bavaria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich Residenz, Munich, Germany
Died: October 11
 22 
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
 23 
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
 24 
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
 25 
James Whitcomb Riley
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Died: July 22
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ballylongford, Ireland
Died: June 5
 27 
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
 28 
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
 29 
Lanoe Hawker
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Lanoe Hawker
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 30, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hampshire
Died: November 23
 30 
Ivan Franko
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 27, 1856
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nahuievychi, Ukraine
Died: May 28
 31 
Hiram Maxim
(Inventor)
Hiram Maxim
4
Birthdate: February 5, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sangerville
Died: November 24
Princess Augusta of Cambridge
0
Birthdate: July 19, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palace of Montbrillant, Hanover
Died: December 5
 33 
Hugo Münsterberg
(Psychologist, University teacher, Philosopher)
Hugo Münsterberg
0
Birthdate: June 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gdańsk
Died: December 16
Jack Cornwell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leyton
Died: June 2
Helmuth von Moltke the Younger
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Parchim
Died: June 18
 36 
Victoriano Huerta
(Former President of Mexico)
Victoriano Huerta
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1850
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agua Gorda, Mexico
Died: January 13
Prince Mircea of Romania
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: November 2
 38 
Sholem Aleichem
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pereiaslav, Ukraine
Died: May 13
 39 
Max Immelmann
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Max Immelmann
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden
Died: June 18
 40 
Oswald Boelcke
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Oswald Boelcke
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Q1523208
Died: October 28
 41 
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
 42 
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
 43 
Vasily Surikov
(Realist history painter)
Vasily Surikov
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Died: March 19
 44 
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
 45 
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
Francis Sheehy-Skeffington
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 23, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bailieborough, Ireland
Died: April 26
 47 
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
 48 
Eduard Strauss
(Composer)
Eduard Strauss
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austria
Died: December 28
 49 
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
 50 
George Butterworth
(Composer, Musicologist)
George Butterworth
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: August 5