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
(Herbalist)

26 November 1933

Honduran

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali

17 January 1942

American

David BowieDavid Bowie
(Singer)

08 January 1947

British

George MichaelGeorge Michael
(Singer)

25 June 1963

British

ChynaChyna
(Professional Wrestler)

27 December 1970

American

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher

21 October 1956

American

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman

21 February 1946

British

Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
(Singer)

12 March 1994

American

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
(Cuban Revolutionary Leader)

13 August 1926

Cuban

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
(Former Dutch Footballer & Manager)

25 April 1947

Dutch

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
(Actress)

01 April 1932

American

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
(Singer, Songwriter, Actor)

06 November 1948

American

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Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
(Singer-songwriter)

21 September 1934

Canadian

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
(Golf Player)

10 September 1929

American

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
(Mixed martial Artist)

08 February 1974

American

John MeehanJohn Meehan
(Con Artist)

03 February 1959

American

Nancy DowNancy Dow
(Actress)

22 July 1936

American

Harper LeeHarper Lee
(Novelist)

28 April 1926

American

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Merle HaggardMerle Haggard

06 April 1937

American

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
(Activist)

10 January 1947

American

Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
(Architect)

31 October 1950

British

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
(Former First Lady of the United States)

06 July 1921

American

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
(Former King of Thailand)

05 December 1927

Thai,American

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
(Stand-up Comedian)

29 November 1949

American

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Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
(Freelance Writer, Blogger)

14 April 1970

American

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
(Writer)

30 September 1928

Romanian,American

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia

11 March 1936

American

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
(Singer)

10 January 1944

American

Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
(Actor)

22 November 1922

American

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)

02 August 1923

Israeli

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Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
(Film Director)

13 November 1934

American

Rob FordRob Ford
(Former Mayor of Toronto)

28 May 1969

Canadian

George MartinGeorge Martin
(Record Producer, Musician, Composer)

03 January 1926

British

Janet RenoJanet Reno
(78th Attorney General of the United States)

21 July 1938

American

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
(Actor)

24 February 1921

American

PrincePrince
(Singer)

07 June 1958

American

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Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
(Reality TV Star)

30 June 1960

American

Tom HaydenTom Hayden
(Political Activist)

11 December 1939

American

Bud SpencerBud Spencer
(Actor)

31 October 1929

Italian

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
(Italian Semiotician, Philosopher)

05 January 1932

Italian

Joey FeekJoey Feek
(Singer-songwriter)

09 September 1975

American

Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
(Canadian Cartoonist)

09 April 1981

Canadian,American

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Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
(Singer)

07 January 1950

Mexican

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
(Singer)

19 December 1941

American

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
(Actor)

01 September 1952

American

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
(Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband)

17 January 1952

American

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
(Philanthropist)

01 January 1928

Pakistani

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
(Former UN Secretary General)

14 November 1922

Egyptian

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Alan YoungAlan Young
(Actor)

19 November 1919

Canadian,British,American

Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
(Actor)

19 November 1941

American

Pat ConroyPat Conroy
(Writer)

26 October 1945

American

Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
(Actress)

16 October 1928

American

Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
(Actress)

30 January 1934

American

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
(Writer & Futurist)

04 October 1928

American

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Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
(Inventor of the First Email System)

23 April 1941

American

Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
(Classical Dancer and Choreographer)

11 May 1918

Indian

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
(Film Director)

16 September 1922

British

Alan VegaAlan Vega
(Vocalist)

23 June 1938

American

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
(American Football Player)

08 October 1974

American

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
(Film Director)

22 November 1923

Canadian

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Walter KohnWalter Kohn
(Physicist and Chemist)

09 March 1923

Austrian

Francisco Flores PérezFrancisco Flores Pérez
(Salvadoran Politician)

17 October 1959

Salvadoran

Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
(Former Prime Minister of Nepal)

12 August 1939

Nepalese

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
(Economist)

05 October 1930

Polish

James CroninJames Cronin
(Physicist)

29 September 1931

American

José FernándezJosé Fernández
(Baseball Pitcher)

31 July 1992

Cuban,American

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Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
(Chemist)

07 October 1939

British

Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
(Louis Tomlinson's Mother)

25 March 1973

British

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
(American actress)

28 July 1969

American

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
(Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter, Voice actor, Comedian)

01 March 1947

Canadian

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
(Manager, Record producer, Composer)

19 June 1954

American

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
(stage actor, film actor, television actor)

04 November 1925

American

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BlackBlack

26 May 1962

British

Pete BurnsPete Burns
(Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter)

05 August 1959

British

Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
(American actress)

14 February 1934

American