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
17 January 1942, American
 
Alfredo BowmanAlfredo Bowman
26 November 1933, Honduran
Herbalist

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21 October 1956, American
 

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
21 February 1946, British
 
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
06 November 1948, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

ChynaChyna
27 December 1970, American
Professional Wrestler

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
13 August 1926, Cuban
Cuban Revolutionary Leader

Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds
01 April 1932, American
Actress
Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff
25 April 1947, Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer & Manager

Christina GrimmieChristina Grimmie
12 March 1994, American
Singer
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934, Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Kimbo SliceKimbo Slice
08 February 1974, American
Mixed martial Artist

Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibol Adulyadej
05 December 1927, Thai, American
Former King of Thailand
Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
10 September 1929, American
Golf Player

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
06 April 1937, American
 
Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926, American
Novelist

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist

Nancy DowNancy Dow
22 July 1936, American
Actress
Zaha HadidZaha Hadid
31 October 1950, British
Architect

Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
06 July 1921, American
Former First Lady of the United States
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
30 September 1928, Romanian, American
Writer

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
29 November 1949, American
Stand-up Comedian

Frank Sinatra Jr.Frank Sinatra Jr.
10 January 1944, American
Singer
Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
22 November 1922, American
Actor
Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia
11 March 1936, American
 

Rob FordRob Ford
28 May 1969, Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

George MartinGeorge Martin
03 January 1926, British
Record Producer, Musician, Composer

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
02 August 1923, Israeli
Former President of Israel
Garry MarshallGarry Marshall
13 November 1934, American
Film Director

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
30 June 1960, American
Reality TV Star

Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda
24 February 1921, American
Actor

PrincePrince
07 June 1958, American
Singer

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Janet RenoJanet Reno
21 July 1938, American
78th Attorney General of the United States
John MeehanJohn Meehan
03 February 1959, American
Con Artist

Umberto EcoUmberto Eco
05 January 1932, Italian
Italian Semiotician, Philosopher
Bud SpencerBud Spencer
31 October 1929, Italian
Actor

Tom HaydenTom Hayden
11 December 1939, American
Political Activist

Juan GabrielJuan Gabriel
07 January 1950, Mexican
Singer
Maurice WhiteMaurice White
19 December 1941, American
Singer

Michael MasseeMichael Massee
01 September 1952, American
Actor
Geneviève CastréeGeneviève Castrée
09 April 1981, Canadian, American
Canadian Cartoonist

Joey FeekJoey Feek
09 September 1975, American
Singer-songwriter

Larry FortenskyLarry Fortensky
17 January 1952, American
Elizabeth Taylor’s Husband

Alan YoungAlan Young
19 November 1919, Canadian, British, American
Actor

Dan HaggertyDan Haggerty
19 November 1941, American
Actor
Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
14 November 1922, Egyptian
Former UN Secretary General

Abdul Sattar EdhiAbdul Sattar Edhi
01 January 1928, Pakistani
Philanthropist

Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
16 October 1928, American
Actress

Pat ConroyPat Conroy
26 October 1945, American
Writer
Tammy GrimesTammy Grimes
30 January 1934, American
Actress

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
04 October 1928, American
Writer & Futurist
Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941, American
Inventor of the First Email System

Guy HamiltonGuy Hamilton
16 September 1922, British
Film Director

Alan VegaAlan Vega
23 June 1938, American
Vocalist
Mrinalini Sarabhai Mrinalini Sarabhai
11 May 1918, Indian
Classical Dancer and Choreographer

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
08 October 1974, American
American Football Player
Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
22 November 1923, Canadian
Film Director

Walter KohnWalter Kohn
09 March 1923, Austrian
Physicist and Chemist

Sushil KoiralaSushil Koirala
12 August 1939, Nepalese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal
Francisco Flores PérezFrancisco Flores Pérez
17 October 1959, Salvadoran
Salvadoran Politician

Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930, Polish
Economist
James CroninJames Cronin
29 September 1931, American
Physicist

José FernándezJosé Fernández
31 July 1992, Cuban, American
Baseball Pitcher

Sir Harold W. KrotoSir Harold W. Kroto
07 October 1939, British
Chemist

Johannah PoulstonJohannah Poulston
25 March 1973, British
Louis Tomlinson's Mother
Patty DukePatty Duke
14 December 1946, American
Actress
Alan ThickeAlan Thicke
01 March 1947, Canadian
Actor, Songwriter, Composer, Television presenter,

Alexis ArquetteAlexis Arquette
28 July 1969, American
American actress

Pete BurnsPete Burns
05 August 1959, British
Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
stage actor, film actor, television actor
Lou PearlmanLou Pearlman
19 June 1954, American
Manager, Record producer, Composer

Florence HendersonFlorence Henderson
14 February 1934, American
American actress

Leon RussellLeon Russell
02 April 1942, American
Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Pianist,

BlackBlack
26 May 1962, British
 

Gordie HoweGordie Howe
31 March 1928, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Phyllis SchlaflyPhyllis Schlafly
15 August 1924, American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Political activist,

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Terry WoganTerry Wogan
03 August 1938, Irish, British
Radio personality, Television presenter, Q22343421

Steve YoungSteve Young
12 July 1942, American
Composer, Singer-songwriter

Greg LakeGreg Lake
10 November 1947, British
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter
Rick ParfittRick Parfitt
12 October 1948, British
Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Martin CroweMartin Crowe
22 September 1962, New Zealander
Cricketer
Ronnie CorbettRonnie Corbett
04 December 1930, British
Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor,

Michael CiminoMichael Cimino
03 February 1939, American
Film director

A. A. GillA. A. Gill
28 June 1954, British
Journalist

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
Edward AlbeeEdward Albee
12 March 1928, American
Playwright, Writer, Screenwriter, University

Miriam Defensor SantiagoMiriam Defensor Santiago
15 June 1945, Filipino
Judge, Journalist, Lawyer
Junko TabeiJunko Tabei
22 September 1939, Japanese
Explorer, Mountaineer

Edgar MitchellEdgar Mitchell
17 September 1930, American
Officer, Astronaut, Aviator

Yang JiangYang Jiang
17 July 1911, Chinese, Taiwanese
Writer

Tony BurtonTony Burton
23 March 1937, American
Boxer, Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor
Abbas KiarostamiAbbas Kiarostami
22 June 1940, Iranian
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Film