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.

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
American
 

David BowieDavid Bowie
British
Singer

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
American
 

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
British
Actor
George MichaelGeorge Michael
British
Singer

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
Cuban
Former Prime Minister of Cuba

Gene WilderGene Wilder
American
 
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Songwriter

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
Canadian
Singer-songwriter
Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist

ChynaChyna
American
Professional Wrestler

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer
Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
American
Singer

John GlennJohn Glenn
American
Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect
Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist

Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor
Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist

Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
American
Film Director
Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
American
Stand-up Comedian

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
Thai, American
Former King of Thailand
George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor

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Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist
Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States

Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer
Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor
James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Rob FordRob Ford
Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer
Bud SpencerBud Spencer
Italian
Actor

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
American
Singer

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
American
Actor

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel

Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
Singer
Thomas Mikal FordThomas Mikal Ford
American
Actor

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
American
Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband
Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
American
Actress

John MeehanJohn Meehan
American
Con Artist

PrincePrince
American
Singer
Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
American
Actress

Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
American
Actor
Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
Egyptian
Former UN Secretary General

Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

Earl Hamner Jr.Earl Hamner Jr.
American
Television Writer

Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor
Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

Alan YoungAlan Young
Canadian, British, American
Actor

Jon PolitoJon Polito
American
Actor

Bobby VeeBobby Vee
American
Singer
Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer

Pat SummittPat Summitt
American
Coach
Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
American
Writer & Futurist

Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
Canadian, American
Canadian Cartoonist

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

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist
Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer

Yang JiangYang Jiang
Chinese
Playwright

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director
Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
American
American Football Player

Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
American
Heart Surgeon
Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
Nepalese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal

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,

Patty DukePatty Duke
American
Actress

Kalabhavan ManiKalabhavan Mani
Indian
Actor

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
American
American actress

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,
Pratyusha BanerjeePratyusha Banerjee
Indian
Actress

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
American
Manager, Record producer, Composer
Pete BurnsPete Burns
British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter

BlackBlack
British
 
René AngélilRené Angélil
Canadian, American
Record Producers
Leon RussellLeon Russell
American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,