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
 
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
Cuban
Cuban Revolutionary Leader

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress
ChynaChyna
American
Professional Wrestler

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

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
Thai, American
Former King of Thailand
James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist
Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist
Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
American
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 
Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer
Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor

George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer
George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

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Rob FordRob Ford
Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
American
Film Director

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor

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

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer
Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel

PrincePrince
American
Singer
Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist

Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
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

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor

Alan YoungAlan Young
Canadian, British, American
Actor
Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
Egyptian
Former UN Secretary General
Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
American
Actress

Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer

Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
Canadian
Singer-songwriter
Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
American
Actress

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
American
Writer & Futurist
Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American
Inventor of the First Email System

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
British
Film Director

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist
Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
American
American Football Player

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director
Walter KohnWalter Kohn
Austrian
Physicist and Chemist

Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
Nepalese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal

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

Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
British
Chemist

Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
British
Louis Tomlinson's Mother

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

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
American
American actress

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

Pete BurnsPete Burns
British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter

Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
American
American actress
Leon RussellLeon Russell
American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,

BlackBlack
British
 
Dave MirraDave Mirra
American
Extreme sports athlete

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman
Steve YoungSteve Young
American
Composer, Singer-songwriter

Cecilia HartCecilia Hart
American
Actress
Phyllis SchlaflyPhyllis Schlafly
American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist,

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television

Gordie HoweGordie Howe
Canadian
Ice hockey player

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
American
Manager, Record producer, Composer
Ron GlassRon Glass
American
Actor

Keith EmersonKeith Emerson
British
Musician
David GestDavid Gest
American
Producer

Ronnie CorbettRonnie Corbett
British
Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor,
Rick ParfittRick Parfitt
British
Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Greg LakeGreg Lake
British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter
Martin CroweMartin Crowe
New Zealander
Cricketer