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.

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
American
 
George MichaelGeorge Michael
British
Singer

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
American
 

David BowieDavid Bowie
British
Singer

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
British
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

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
American
Stand-up Comedian
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect
Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
Thai, American
Former King of Thailand

James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager
Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist

Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress
Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist

John GlennJohn Glenn
American
Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States

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

Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer

George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor
Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor

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Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Bud SpencerBud Spencer
Italian
Actor

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

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star
Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel

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

John MeehanJohn Meehan
American
Con Artist
Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player

Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
Singer
PrincePrince
American
Singer

Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist

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

Alan YoungAlan Young
Canadian, British, American
Actor

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

Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor
Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

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

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

Pat SummittPat Summitt
American
Coach
Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer

Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
American
Actress
Earl Hamner Jr.Earl Hamner Jr.
American
Television Writer

Jon PolitoJon Polito
American
Actor

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
American
Writer & Futurist
Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
American
Actor

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American
Inventor of the First Email System
Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer

Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
British
Film Director

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director
Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
American
American Football Player
Yang JiangYang Jiang
Chinese
Playwright

Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
American
Heart Surgeon

Walter KohnWalter Kohn
Austrian
Physicist and Chemist

James CroninJames Cronin
American
Physicist
Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
Polish
Economist

Francisco Flores PérezFrancisco Flores Pérez
Salvadoran
Salvadoran Politician

Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
Nepalese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal

José FernándezJosé Fernández
Cuban, American
Baseball Pitcher

Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
Canadian
Singer-songwriter
Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
British
Chemist

Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
British
Louis Tomlinson's Mother
René AngélilRené Angélil
Canadian, American
Record Producers

Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
American
Manager, Record producer, Composer

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,
Patty DukePatty Duke
American
Actress

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

Jo CoxJo Cox
British
Politician

BlackBlack
British
 

Pete BurnsPete Burns
British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
American
American actress

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Leon RussellLeon Russell
American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,

Greg LakeGreg Lake
British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter
Dave MirraDave Mirra
American
Extreme sports athlete

Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman
Phyllis SchlaflyPhyllis Schlafly
American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist,