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.

Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist
Muhammad AliMuhammad Ali
American
 

George MichaelGeorge Michael
British
Singer

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
British
Actor

David BowieDavid Bowie
British
Singer

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
American
 
PrincePrince
American
Singer

John GlennJohn Glenn
American
Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress
Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
Cuban
Former Prime Minister of Cuba
Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

Gene WilderGene Wilder
American
 

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
Canadian
Singer-songwriter

ChynaChyna
American
Professional Wrestler
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Songwriter

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
American
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
American
Singer
Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress
Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
Thai, American
Former King of Thailand

Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
American
Film Director

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 
Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist

Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States
Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect

Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
American
Stand-up Comedian
Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

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George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor
Vanity (Singer)Vanity (Singer)
Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist

Rob FordRob Ford
Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto
Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer
James StacyJames Stacy
American
Actor

Bud SpencerBud Spencer
Italian
Actor

Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer
Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
American
Actor

José FernándezJosé Fernández
Cuban, American
Baseball Pitcher
Maurice WhiteMaurice White
American
Singer

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel
Thomas Mikal FordThomas Mikal Ford
American
Actor

Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
American
Actress

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
American
Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband
Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
Singer

Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
American
Actress
Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor

Pat SummittPat Summitt
American
Coach

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

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Alan YoungAlan Young
Canadian, British, American
Actor
Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
American
Actor

Earl Hamner Jr.Earl Hamner Jr.
American
Television Writer

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

Jon PolitoJon Polito
American
Actor
Bobby VeeBobby Vee
American
Singer

Qandeel BalochQandeel Baloch
Pakistani
Model
Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
British
Film Director

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
American
American Football Player
John MeehanJohn Meehan
American
Con Artist

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

Yang JiangYang Jiang
Chinese
Playwright

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American
Inventor of the First Email System
Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer
Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director

Denton CooleyDenton Cooley
American
Heart Surgeon

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

Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
British
Chemist

Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
British
Louis Tomlinson's Mother

James CroninJames Cronin
American
Physicist
Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

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

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

Victoria WoodVictoria Wood
British
Comedian

Patty DukePatty Duke
American
Actress
Charmian CarrCharmian Carr
American
Actress

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
American
American actress
Phyllis SchlaflyPhyllis Schlafly
American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist,

René AngélilRené Angélil
Canadian, American
Record Producers
Pete BurnsPete Burns
British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter
Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
American
American actress