Famous People Who Died In 1996

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1996. This list includes people like Tupac Shakur, Carl Sagan, Spiro Agnew, Ella Fitzgerald, George Burns and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, economists, poets and artists who died in 1996. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France 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 
Tupac Shakur
( 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone)

Tupac Shakur
164
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 13

 2 
Carl Sagan
(Astronomer, Astrophysicist)

Carl Sagan
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 20

 3 
JonBenet Ramsey
(Daughter of Patsy & John Ramsey)

JonBenet Ramsey
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: December 25

 4 
Ella Fitzgerald
(Jazz Singer)

Ella Fitzgerald
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, United States
Died: June 15
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

Christopher Robin Milne
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 20

 6 
Tiny Tim
(Singer)

Tiny Tim
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 30
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 
George Burns
(Comedian, Actor, Singer)

George Burns
6
Birthdate: January 20, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 9
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 8 
Eugene Curran Kelly
(Actor, Dancer)

Eugene Curran Kelly
8
Birthdate: August 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 2
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 
Bradley Nowell
(Lead Singer and Guitarist Of the Ska Punk Band 'Sublime')

Bradley Nowell
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: May 25
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 
Baba Vanga
(Mystic)

Baba Vanga
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ustrumca, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died: November 11

 11 
Rob Hall
(Mountaineer)

Rob Hall
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: May 11

 12 
Margaux Hemingway
(Model, Actress)

Margaux Hemingway
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 
Jack Churchill
(Military Leader)

Jack Churchill
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: December 8

 14 

McLean Stevenson
5
Birthdate: November 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Normal, Illinois, United States
Died: February 15
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 15 
Dana Hill
(Actress)

Dana Hill
9
Birthdate: May 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: July 15
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 16 
Timothy Francis Leary
(American psychologist)

Timothy Francis Leary
2
Birthdate: October 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 31

 17 

P. L. Travers
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maryborough, Australia
Died: April 23

 18 
Ray Combs
(Actor, Television actor)

Ray Combs
2
Birthdate: April 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamilton
Died: June 2

 19 
Greer Garson
(Actress)

Greer Garson
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 6

 20 

Martin Balsam
1
Birthdate: November 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: February 13
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 

Claudette Colbert
0
Birthdate: September 13, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Died: July 30
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 22 
Ben Johnson
(Stuntman)

Ben Johnson
5
Birthdate: June 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Foraker, Oklahoma, United States
Died: April 8

 23 

Howard Rollins
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: December 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 
Ottis Toole
(Serial Killer)

Ottis Toole
22
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: September 15

 25 
Juliet Prowse
(Dancer, Actress)

Juliet Prowse
5
Birthdate: September 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: September 14
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 26 
Mohammad Najibullah
(President of Afghanistan (1987-92))

Mohammad Najibullah
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gardez, Afghanistan
Died: September 27

Marcello Mastroianni
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontana Liri, Italy
Died: December 19
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 

Audrey Meadows
2
Birthdate: February 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: February 3
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 29 

Barbara Jordan
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston
Died: January 17

 30 
Yaki Kadafi
(Rapper)

Yaki Kadafi
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Died: November 10
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 31 

Guy Madison
5
Birthdate: January 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pumpkin Center, California, United States
Died: February 6
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 
Spiro Agnew
(39th Vice President of the United States (1969-1973))

Spiro Agnew
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: September 17

 33 
Minnie Pearl
(Comedian)

Minnie Pearl
1
Birthdate: October 25, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Centerville, Tennessee, USA
Died: March 4

 34 
Abdus Salam
(Theoretical Physicist)

Abdus Salam
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sahiwal
Died: November 21

 35 
Eva Cassidy
(Singer, Guitarist)

Eva Cassidy
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
Died: November 2

 36 
Emilie Schenkl
(Wife of Subhash Chandra Bose)

Emilie Schenkl
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 13

 37 
James Burke
(Mobster)

James Burke
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 13

 38 

Albert R. Broccoli
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: June 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 

Herb Edelman
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 21
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 40 
Joanne Dru
(Actress)

Joanne Dru
4
Birthdate: January 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia, United States
Died: September 10
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 

Greg Morris
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: August 27
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 
Jack Nance
(Actor)

Jack Nance
1
Birthdate: December 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: December 30
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 43 
Bill Monroe
(Singer-songwriter)

Bill Monroe
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rosine, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 9

 44 
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
(First President of Nigeria)

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 16, 1904
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zungeru, Nigeria
Died: May 11

 45 
Frank Whittle
(Engineer, Inventor, Royal Air Force Air Officer)

Frank Whittle
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: August 9

 46 

Morey Amsterdam
1
Birthdate: December 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: October 27
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 47 
Krzysztof Kieślowski
(Film director, Screenwriter)

Krzysztof Kieślowski
2
Birthdate: June 27, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: March 13
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 
Paul Rand
(Art Director)

Paul Rand
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 26

 49 

Dorothy Lamour
1
Birthdate: December 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: September 22
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 50 
Aruna Asaf Ali
(Indian Independence Activist, Educator)

Aruna Asaf Ali
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kalka, Punjab, India
Died: July 29