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
 

Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
American
Musician, Songwriter

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
Hungarian
American actor
Stewart GrangerStewart Granger
British
Actor

Anna KashfiAnna Kashfi
American
Actress
Joe RanftJoe Ranft
American
Screenwriter

John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
Canadian, South African
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Jean-Martin CharcotJean-Martin Charcot
French
Neurologist
Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
British
Poet
Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

Irving LangmuirIrving Langmuir
American
Chemist

Robert BunsenRobert Bunsen
German
Chemist
Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
Ethiopian
Patriarch
Ramakrishna ParamhamsaRamakrishna Paramhamsa
Indian
Spiritual & Religious Leader

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

RamakrishnaRamakrishna
Indian
Philosopher

Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Author
Max RoachMax Roach
American
Musician
Charles Grandison FinneyCharles Grandison Finney
American
American minister

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

Ronnie DrewRonnie Drew
Irish
Singer

Masanobu FukuokaMasanobu Fukuoka
Japanese
agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer
Charles Cotesworth PinckneyCharles Cotesworth Pinckney
American
Statesman

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John PembertonJohn Pemberton
American
Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist

Oveta Culp HobbyOveta Culp Hobby
American
Government Official

William Halsey, Jr.William Halsey, Jr.
American
 

João HavelangeJoão Havelange
Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer
Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American
Fiddler

Adam ClarkeAdam Clarke
British
Theologian
Thomas FullerThomas Fuller
British
Historian

Jacob BekensteinJacob Bekenstein
Israeli, Mexican
Theoretical physicist, Astronomer, Educationist,

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor
Duncan PhyfeDuncan Phyfe
American, Scottish
Cabinet Maker

Brother RogerBrother Roger
Swiss
Theologian
Dimitrios IoannidisDimitrios Ioannidis
Greek
Military officer

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

Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
Japanese
Political leader

José Maria de Eça de QueirósJosé Maria de Eça de Queirós
Portuguese
Novelist

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
British
Playwright

Dorothy WestDorothy West
American
Novelist

Jean-Hilaire AubameJean-Hilaire Aubame
Gabonese
Politician
Peter I of YugoslaviaPeter I of Yugoslavia
Serbian
King

Henri DesgrangeHenri Desgrange
French
journalist, sport cyclist, track cyclist
Johann Martin SchleyerJohann Martin Schleyer
German
priest

Jakob BernoulliJakob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

RochRoch
French
Saint
Alison SmithsonAlison Smithson
British
Architect