Died On August 16th

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Discover the most famous people who died on August 16. The list includes people like Elvis Presley, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Idi Amin, Babe Ruth, Robert Johnson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, chemists, lawyers and theologians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Switzerland and many more countries.
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 1 
Elvis Presley
(One of the Most Significant Cultural Icons of the 20th Century and 'The King of Rock and Roll')
Elvis Presley
112
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1977
 2 
Aretha Franklin
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists in the World & 'Queen of Soul')
Aretha Franklin
106
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Babe Ruth
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Babe Ruth
31
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pigtown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1948
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 4 
Clark Gable
22
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio, United States
Died: 1960
 5 
Robert Johnson
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1938
 6 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
38
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Amanda Blake
(Actress)
Amanda Blake
10
Birthdate: February 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 8 
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
40
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: 1997
 9 
Bela Lugosi
(Best Known for His Role as 'Count Dracula' in the 1939 Film ‘Son of Frankenstein’)
Bela Lugosi
6
Birthdate: October 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lugoj, Romania
Died: 1956
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Stewart Granger
9
Birthdate: May 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: 1993
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Peter Fonda
(Known for His Role of 'Wyatt' in the Film 'Easy Rider')
Peter Fonda
13
Birthdate: February 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
5
Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1949
 13 
Ramakrishna Paramhamsa
(Spiritual & Religious Leader)
Ramakrishna Paramhamsa
9
Birthdate: February 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kamarpukur, West Bengal, India
Died: 1886
 14 
William Halsey Jr.
(Military officer)
William Halsey Jr.
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1959
 15 
Joe Ranft
(Screenwriter)
Joe Ranft
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: 2005
 16 
Anna Kashfi
(Actress)
Anna Kashfi
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chakradharpur, India
Died: 2015
 17 
William Windom
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2012
 18 
John Stith Pemberton
(Inventor of Coca-Cola)
John Stith Pemberton
0
Birthdate: July 8, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Knoxville, Georgia, United States
Died: 1888
 19 
Idi Amin
(Ugandan Dictator Who Is Considered One of the Most Brutal Despots in World History)
Idi Amin
43
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1925 AD
Birthplace: Koboko, Uganda
Died: 2003
 20 
Jacob Bernoulli
(Mathematician)
Jacob Bernoulli
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 27, 1654
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: 1705
 21 
Max Roach
(Musician)
Max Roach
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pasquotank County, North Carolina, U.S.
Died: 2007
 22 
Alfredo Stroessner
(42nd President of Paraguay)
Alfredo Stroessner
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Encarnación, Paraguay Encarnación, Paraguay
Died: 2006
 23 
Andrew Marvell
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 31, 1621
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winestead, England
Died: 1678
 24 
Charles Grandison Finney
(American Presbyterian Minister and 2nd President of Oberlin College)
Charles Grandison Finney
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 29, 1792
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warren, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1875
 25 
Robert Bunsen
(Chemist)
Robert Bunsen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 30, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Göttingen
Died: 1899
 26 
Jean-Martin Charcot
(Neurologist)
Jean-Martin Charcot
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 29, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1893
 27 
Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
(King of Bohemia)
Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1361
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: 1419
Peter I of Yugoslavia
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1844
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 1921
 29 
Harry Dexter White
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1948
 30 
Selman Waksman
(Biochemist and Microbiologist Who Discovered ‘Streptomycin’ and Several Other Antibiotics)
Selman Waksman
2
Birthdate: July 22, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nova Pryluka, Ukraine
Died: 1973
 31 
Roch
(Catholic Saint)
Roch
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1348 AD
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: 1379
 32 
Irving Langmuir
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 31, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1957
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1746
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1825
 34 
Richard Williams
1
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2019
 35 
João Havelange
(7th President of FIFA)
João Havelange
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: 2016
 36 
Masanobu Fukuoka
(agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer)
Masanobu Fukuoka
0
Birthdate: February 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iyo
Died: 2008
 37 
Duncan Phyfe
(Cabinet Maker)
Duncan Phyfe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1768
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Loch Fannich, Scotland
Died: 1854
 38 
Yelena Shushunova
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2018
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 39 
Louis Jouvet
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Crozon, France
Died: 1951
 40 
Tommie Aaron
(Baseball player)
Tommie Aaron
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: 1984
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 41 
Oveta Culp Hobby
(Government Official)
Oveta Culp Hobby
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 19, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Killeen, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1995
 42 
Thomas Fuller
(Historian)
Thomas Fuller
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1608 AD
Birthplace: Aldwincle
Died: 1661
 43 
Hōjō Masako
(Political leader)
Hōjō Masako
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1156 AD
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1225
 44 
Eva Renzi
(Actress)
Eva Renzi
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2005
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 45 
Chris Lane
(Singer-songwriter)
Chris Lane
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Abune Paulos
(Ethiopian patriarch for Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (1992-2012))
Abune Paulos
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adwa, Ethiopia
Died: 2012
 47 
John, Elector of Saxony
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 30, 1468
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meissen, Germany
Died: 1532
 48 
José Nápoles
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Vassar Clements
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kinard, Florida, United States
Died: 2005
 50 
Dorothy West
(Novelist)
Dorothy West
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1998