Died On April 16th

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Discover the most famous people who died on April 16. The list includes people like Francisco Goya, Rosalind Franklin, Alexis de Tocqueville, Bernadette Soubirous, David Lean. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, mathematicians, poets and historians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from France, United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Helen McCrory
(Actress)
Helen McCrory
32
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: 2021
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Robert Urich
(Actor and Producer)
Robert Urich
7
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ohio, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Rosalind Franklin
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Notting Hill, London, England
Died: 1958
 4 
Harry Anderson
5
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 5 
Francisco Goya
(Painters)
Francisco Goya
10
Birthdate: March 30, 1746
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fuendetodos
Died: 1828
 6 
Bernadette Soubirous
(French Saint Who Received Visions from the Virgin Mary in a Cave Near Lourdes)
Bernadette Soubirous
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1844
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lourdes, France
Died: 1879
 7 
Cheyenne Brando
(French Fashion Model and Daughter of Actor Marlon Brando and Actress Tarita Teriipaia)
Cheyenne Brando
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tahiti, French Polynesia
Died: 1995
 8 
Alexis de Tocqueville
(Historian Known for His Works 'Democracy in America' & 'The Old Regime' & 'The Revolution')
Alexis de Tocqueville
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1859
 9 
Johnny Torrio
(Gangster)
Johnny Torrio
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Irsina, Italy
Died: 1957
 10 
David Lean
(English Film Director and Producer Who is Considered One of the Most Important Figures in British Cinema)
David Lean
2
Birthdate: March 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: 1991
 11 
Iqbal Masih
(Children's Rights Activist)
Iqbal Masih
304
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Muridke, Pakistan
Died: 1995
 12 
Ralph Waldo Ellison
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1994
 13 
Marie Tussaud
(French Wax Sculpture Artist and Founder of 'Madame Tussauds', the Wax Museum in London)
Marie Tussaud
1
Birthdate: December 1, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: 1850
 14 
Neville Brand
0
Birthdate: August 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Griswold, Iowa, USA
Died: 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Pat Summerall
(American Football Player)
Pat Summerall
3
Birthdate: May 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lake City, Florida, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Aphra Behn
(Playwright)
Aphra Behn
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1640
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: 1689
 17 
Rudolf Höss
(German Nazi Commandant and Longest-Serving Commandant of Auschwitz Concentration and Extermination Camp)
Rudolf Höss
20
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Germany
Died: 1947
 18 
Gene Deitch
(Animator)
Gene Deitch
0
Birthdate: August 8, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2020
 19 
Felix Silla
(Actor from Italy best known for his role as Cousin Itt in the series, The Addams Family)
Felix Silla
2
Birthdate: January 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Roccacasale, Abruzzo, Italy
Died: 2021
Height: 3'11" (119 cm)
 20 
Otho
(Emperor)
Otho
12
Birthdate: April 28, 0032
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ferentium, Italy
Died: 0069
 21 
Scott Brady
0
Birthdate: September 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 22 
Edna Ferber
(playwright, novelist, writer,screenwriter)
Edna Ferber
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1885
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Appleton
Died: 1968
 23 
Abdelhamid Ben Badis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: 1940
 24 
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
(French Mathematician, Cosmologist Encyclopédiste and One of the First Naturalists to Recognize Ecological Succession)
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1707
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montbard, France
Died: 1788
 25 
Michael Ritchie
(Director)
Michael Ritchie
5
Birthdate: November 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2001
 26 
Edward Norton Lorenz
(US Meteorologist and Mathematician Who Proposed the Chaos Theory)
Edward Norton Lorenz
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2008
 27 
Samuel Smiles
(British Author and Government Reformer)
Samuel Smiles
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1812
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Died: 1904
Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: 1942
 29 
Khalil al-Wazir
(Military leader)
Khalil al-Wazir
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ramla, Israel
Died: 1988
 30 
George Beverly Shea
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winchester, Canada
Died: 2013
 31 
Putra of Perlis
(Sovereign)
Putra of Perlis
0
Birthdate: November 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arau, Malaysia
Died: 2000
 32 
Émile Bernard
(Post-Impressionist painter, Writer)
Émile Bernard
0
Birthdate: April 28, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: 1941
 33 
Skip Spence
(Singer)
Skip Spence
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: 1999
 34 
Slim Keith
(Socialite)
Slim Keith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 15, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States
Died: 1990
 35 
Yasunari Kawabata
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 11, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Osaka
Died: 1972
 36 
Benedict Joseph Labre
(Saints, Beggar)
Benedict Joseph Labre
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 25, 1748
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amettes, France
Died: 1783
 37 
Luis Sepúlveda
(Chilean Author and Communist Militant Who Was Tortured During Augusto Pinochet’s Rule)
Luis Sepúlveda
2
Birthdate: October 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ovalle, Chile
Died: 2020
 38 
Policarpo Paz García
(Political Leader)
Policarpo Paz García
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Goascoran, Honduras
Died: 2000
 39 
Cy Endfield
(American Magician, Screenwriter, and Director)
Cy Endfield
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1995
 40 
Christophe
(Musician)
Christophe
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Juvisy-sur-Orge, Île-de-France, France
Died: 2020
 41 
Fred Davis
(British snooker and billiards player)
Fred Davis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whittingham Moor, England
Died: 1998
 42 
Henry Augustus Rowland
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honesdale, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1901
 43 
Nelson W. Aldrich
(Politician)
Nelson W. Aldrich
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1841
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Foster, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 1915
 44 
Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 2012
 45 
Byron Haskin
(American Film and Television Director Best Known for Directing the War of the Worlds (1953))
Byron Haskin
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: 1984
 46 
Emilio Azcárraga Milmo
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: 1997
 47 
Mae Capone
(Wife of gangster Al Capone)
Mae Capone
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1986
 48 
Otto Wilhelm von Struve
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 7, 1819
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tartu
Died: 1905
 49 
Molly Brant
(Native American Leader)
Molly Brant
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1736 AD
Birthplace: Ohio River, United States
Died: 1796
 50 
Seung-Hui Cho
(Korean-Born Mass Murderer Responsible for the Virginia Tech Shooting in 2007)
Seung-Hui Cho
40
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Asan, South Korea
Died: 2007