Died On August 16th

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.

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
American
Singer
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
American
 

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
American
Singer

Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
Former President of Uganda

Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
American
Singer

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor
Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Stewart GrangerStewart Granger
British
Actor
Anna KashfiAnna Kashfi
American
Actress

Joe RanftJoe Ranft
American
Screenwriter

Irving LangmuirIrving Langmuir
American
Chemist

Robert BunsenRobert Bunsen
German
Chemist

John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
Canadian, South African
Former Prime Minister of Canada
Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Jean-Martin CharcotJean-Martin Charcot
French
Neurologist

Charles Grandison FinneyCharles Grandison Finney
American
Evangelist

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
British
Poet
Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin
Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
Ethiopian
Patriarch

Margaret  MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'

Ramakrishna ParamhamsaRamakrishna Paramhamsa
Indian
Spiritual & Religious Leader
RamakrishnaRamakrishna
Indian
Philosopher

William Halsey Jr.William Halsey Jr.
American
Military officer
Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Author

Max RoachMax Roach
American
Musician

Masanobu FukuokaMasanobu Fukuoka
Japanese
agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer
Chris LaneChris Lane
American
Singer-songwriter

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Wenceslaus IV of BohemiaWenceslaus IV of Bohemia
German
King
Ronnie DrewRonnie Drew
Irish
Singer

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

Charles Cotesworth PinckneyCharles Cotesworth Pinckney
American
Statesman

John PembertonJohn Pemberton
American
Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist
João HavelangeJoão Havelange
Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer
Dimitrios IoannidisDimitrios Ioannidis
Greek
Military officer

Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
Japanese
Political leader

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
French, Polish
Harpsichordist

Oveta Culp HobbyOveta Culp Hobby
American
Government Official
Thomas FullerThomas Fuller
British
Historian

Duncan PhyfeDuncan Phyfe
American, Scottish
Cabinet Maker

Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American
Fiddler

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor

Jacob BekensteinJacob Bekenstein
Israeli, Mexican, American
Physicist
Brother RogerBrother Roger
Swiss
Theologian

Adam ClarkeAdam Clarke
British
Theologian
José NápolesJosé Nápoles
Cuban, Mexican
Boxer

Wenceslaus, King of the RomansWenceslaus, King of the Romans
German
King

José Maria de Eça de QueirósJosé Maria de Eça de Queirós
Portuguese
Novelist
Nicholas HerkimerNicholas Herkimer
American
General

Henri DesgrangeHenri Desgrange
French
journalist, sport cyclist, track cyclist
Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Eva RenziEva Renzi
German
Actress

Dorival CaymmiDorival Caymmi
Brazilian
Singer-Songwriter

Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
British
Playwright

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
British
Lawyer
Norman LockyerNorman Lockyer
British
Astronomer

Pierre BrasseurPierre Brasseur
French
Actor

William WindomWilliam Windom
American
Actor

Martine FranckMartine Franck
Belgian
Photographer
Peter I of YugoslaviaPeter I of Yugoslavia
Serbian
King

Dorothy WestDorothy West
American
Novelist
Eugene AramEugene Aram
British
Philologist

Richard UpjohnRichard Upjohn
British, American
Architect

Pete PihosPete Pihos
American
Football player
Vladimir KutsVladimir Kuts
Russian
Long-distance Runner

William Z. RipleyWilliam Z. Ripley
American
Economist
Jean-Hilaire AubameJean-Hilaire Aubame
Gabonese
Politician

Alexander IzvolskyAlexander Izvolsky
Russian
Diplomat

Herbert PhilbrickHerbert Philbrick
American
Spy
Francesco DatiniFrancesco Datini
Italian
Merchant

Carlos Raúl VillanuevaCarlos Raúl Villanueva
British, Venezuelan
Architect
Loyset CompèreLoyset Compère
French
Composer

Johann Martin SchleyerJohann Martin Schleyer
German
priest

RochRoch
French
Saint

Jakob BernoulliJakob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician
Haroldo de CamposHaroldo de Campos
Brazilian
Poet
Mikhail ChernyayevMikhail Chernyayev
Russian
General

Pedro MonttPedro Montt
Chilean
Political Figure

Martin DeutschMartin Deutsch
Austrian, American
Professor

Kenneth S. NorrisKenneth S. Norris
American
Biologist
David Lewis MacphersonDavid Lewis Macpherson
Canadian, Scottish
Businessman

Michael MurachMichael Murach
German
Boxer

Dorothy Jacobs BellancaDorothy Jacobs Bellanca
American
Activist

Peter Havard-WilliamsPeter Havard-Williams
Welsh
Librarian

Dieter RenzDieter Renz
German
Boxer
Hendrik van den BerghHendrik van den Bergh
South African
Police officer

Alison SmithsonAlison Smithson
British
Architect
Abū NiḍālAbū Niḍāl
Palestinian
Palestinian leader

Bureau de la RivièreBureau de la Rivière
French
Politicians
Carl Mayer MydansCarl Mayer Mydans
American photojournalist
Carlos CachaçaCarlos Cachaça
Brazilian
Composer