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
Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
American
Singer

Babe RuthBabe Ruth
American
 

Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
 

Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

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

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

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

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Jean-Martin CharcotJean-Martin Charcot
French
Neurologist
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

Chris LaneChris Lane
American
Singer-songwriter
William Halsey Jr.William Halsey Jr.
American
Military officer

Max RoachMax Roach
American
Musician

Charles Grandison FinneyCharles Grandison Finney
American
American minister
Ronnie DrewRonnie Drew
Irish
Singer

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Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist
Masanobu FukuokaMasanobu Fukuoka
Japanese
agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer

Charles Cotesworth PinckneyCharles Cotesworth Pinckney
American
Statesman

John PembertonJohn Pemberton
American
Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist

João HavelangeJoão Havelange
Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer
Oveta Culp HobbyOveta Culp Hobby
American
Government Official
Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American
Fiddler

Thomas FullerThomas Fuller
British
Historian

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

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor
Brother RogerBrother Roger
Swiss
Theologian

Duncan PhyfeDuncan Phyfe
American, Scottish
Cabinet Maker

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

Adam ClarkeAdam Clarke
British
Theologian

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
Japanese
Political leader

Dorival CaymmiDorival Caymmi
Brazilian
Singer-Songwriter
Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Dimitrios IoannidisDimitrios Ioannidis
Greek
Military officer

José Maria de Eça de QueirósJosé Maria de Eça de Queirós
Portuguese
Novelist
Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
British
Playwright

Norman LockyerNorman Lockyer
British
Astronomer
Nicholas HerkimerNicholas Herkimer
American
General

Pierre BrasseurPierre Brasseur
French
Actor

William Z. RipleyWilliam Z. Ripley
American
Economist

Dorothy WestDorothy West
American
Novelist

Richard UpjohnRichard Upjohn
British, American
Architect
Jean-Hilaire AubameJean-Hilaire Aubame
Gabonese
Politician

Martine FranckMartine Franck
Belgian
Photographer

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