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.

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
American
 
David BowieDavid Bowie
British
Singer

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
American
 

George MichaelGeorge Michael
British
Singer

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
British
Actor
Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
American
Film Director

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
Cuban
Former Prime Minister of Cuba

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Songwriter

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress
ChynaChyna
American
Professional Wrestler

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
Canadian
Singer-songwriter

John GlennJohn Glenn
American
Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth

Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
American
Singer

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager
Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States
Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer
Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist
Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
American
Stand-up Comedian

Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman

Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect
George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor

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Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player
Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
Thai, American
Former King of Thailand

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer

Rob FordRob Ford
Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor
Bud SpencerBud Spencer
Italian
Actor
Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
American
Actor

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor
Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
American
Singer

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel

Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
Singer

Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
American
Actress
Thomas Mikal FordThomas Mikal Ford
American
Actor

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star
Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor

PrincePrince
American
Singer

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
American
Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband
Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

Earl Hamner Jr.Earl Hamner Jr.
American
Television Writer
Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
Egyptian
Former UN Secretary General

Pat SummittPat Summitt
American
Coach

Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
American
Actress

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

Bobby VeeBobby Vee
American
Singer
Alan YoungAlan Young
Canadian, British, American
Actor

John MeehanJohn Meehan
American
Con Artist

Jon PolitoJon Polito
American
Actor

Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer
Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
American
Actor

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
American
Writer & Futurist
Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
Canadian, American
Canadian Cartoonist

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
American
American Football Player

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
British
Film Director
Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American
Inventor of the First Email System

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist
Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
Nepalese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director

Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer
Yang JiangYang Jiang
Chinese
Playwright

Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
American
Heart Surgeon
Walter KohnWalter Kohn
Austrian
Physicist and Chemist

Francisco Flores PérezFrancisco Flores Pérez
Salvadoran
Salvadoran Politician

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
Polish
Economist

James CroninJames Cronin
American
Physicist
José FernándezJosé Fernández
Cuban, American
Baseball Pitcher
Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
British
Louis Tomlinson's Mother

Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
British
Chemist

Phyllis SchlaflyPhyllis Schlafly
American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist,
Kevin RandlemanKevin Randleman
American
 

Patty DukePatty Duke
American
Actress

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

Pete BurnsPete Burns
British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter

Kalabhavan ManiKalabhavan Mani
Indian
Actor
Pratyusha BanerjeePratyusha Banerjee
Indian
Actress

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
American
American actress
Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
American
Manager, Record producer, Composer

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
BlackBlack
British
 
René AngélilRené Angélil
Canadian, American
Record Producers