Famous People Who Died In 2016

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2016. This list includes people like David Bowie, Muhammad Ali, George Michael, Carrie Fisher, Alan Rickman and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, novelists and presidents who died in 2016. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Italy and many more countries.

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist
Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
American
 

David BowieDavid Bowie
British
Singer

George MichaelGeorge Michael
British
Singer

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
American
 

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
British
 
Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
Cuban
Cuban Revolutionary Leader

ChynaChyna
American
Professional Wrestler
Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
American
Stand-up Comedian
Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
American
Singer

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect
Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress
Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
Thai, American
Former King of Thailand

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor
Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist
Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

John GlennJohn Glenn
American
Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer

Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer

George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor
Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
Singer

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George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor

Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
American
Film Director
Rob FordRob Ford
Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American
Inventor of the First Email System
Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Bud SpencerBud Spencer
Italian
Actor
Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States

John MeehanJohn Meehan
American
Con Artist

Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist

PrincePrince
American
Singer

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
American
Singer
Michael MasseeMichael Massee
American
Actor

Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
Canadian, American
Canadian Cartoonist

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
American
Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
Egyptian
Former UN Secretary General
Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor

Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter
Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

Alan YoungAlan Young
Canadian, British, American
Actor

Bobby VeeBobby Vee
American
Singer
Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
American
Actress

Pat SummittPat Summitt
American
Coach
Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer

Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
American
Actress

Jon PolitoJon Polito
American
Actor
Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
American
Writer & Futurist

Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
American
Actor
Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
British
Film Director

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
American
American Football Player

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director
Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
American
Heart Surgeon
Walter KohnWalter Kohn
Austrian
Physicist and Chemist

James CroninJames Cronin
American
Physicist

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
Polish
Economist

Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
Nepalese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal
Francisco Flores PérezFrancisco Flores Pérez
Salvadoran
Salvadoran Politician

José FernándezJosé Fernández
Cuban, American
Baseball Pitcher

Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
British
Chemist

Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
British
Louis Tomlinson's Mother

Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
Canadian
Singer-songwriter
Junko TabeiJunko Tabei
Japanese
Explorer, Mountaineer

René AngélilRené Angélil
Canadian, American
Record Producers
Patty DukePatty Duke
American
Actress

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
American
American actress
Steve YoungSteve Young
American
Composer, Singer-songwriter

Pete BurnsPete Burns
British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Leon RussellLeon Russell
American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,

Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
American
American actress

BlackBlack
British
 
Dave MirraDave Mirra
American
Extreme sports athlete

Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman
Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television

Cecilia HartCecilia Hart
American
Actress
Qandeel BalochQandeel Baloch
Indian
Model

Ken HowardKen Howard
American
Actor
Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
American
Manager, Record producer, Composer