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
 

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
British
Actor

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
Cuban
Former Prime Minister of Cuba

George MichaelGeorge Michael
British
Singer
ChynaChyna
American
Professional Wrestler

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
American
Actress

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
Canadian
Singer-songwriter
Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
American
Mixed martial Artist

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
American
 
Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
American
Singer

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
American
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Nancy DowNancy Dow
American
Actress

John GlennJohn Glenn
American
Tthe First American to Orbit the Earth
Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
American
Golf Player

Harper LeeHarper Lee
American
Novelist

Janet RenoJanet Reno
American
78th Attorney General of the United States
Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
Honduran
Herbalist

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
American
Singer
Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
British
Architect

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
American
 

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

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
American
Stand-up Comedian
Rob FordRob Ford
Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
American
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
American
Actor
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

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Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
American
Activist
Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
American
Film Director

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
Romanian, American
Writer

George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
American
Actor

George MartinGeorge Martin
British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer
Bud SpencerBud Spencer
Italian
Actor
Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
American
Actor

Tom HaydenTom Hayden
American
Political Activist

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
Israeli
Former President of Israel
Pat SummittPat Summitt
American
Coach

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
American
Reality TV Star

Maurice WhiteMaurice White
American
Singer

PrincePrince
American
Singer

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
American
Actor
Joey FeekJoey Feek
American
Singer-songwriter

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

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

Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
Mexican
Singer
Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
American
Actor

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

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
American
Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband

Pat ConroyPat Conroy
American
Writer

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
Pakistani
Philanthropist

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

Jon PolitoJon Polito
American
Actor

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
American
Inventor of the First Email System

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

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
American
Writer & Futurist
Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
British
Film Director

Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
Canadian, American
Canadian Cartoonist

Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
American
Actor
Alan VegaAlan Vega
American
Vocalist

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

Yang JiangYang Jiang
Chinese
Playwright

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

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,

Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,
Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
American
American actress

Patty DukePatty Duke
American
Actress

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
American
American actress

Kalabhavan ManiKalabhavan Mani
Indian
Actor

Steve YoungSteve Young
American
Composer, Singer-songwriter
René AngélilRené Angélil
Canadian, American
Record Producers

Leon RussellLeon Russell
American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,
Jerry HellerJerry Heller
American
Businessman

BlackBlack
British
 
Věra ČáslavskáVěra Čáslavská
Czech
Gymnast
Jim MorrisJim Morris
American
Bodybuilder