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
 

Idi AminIdi Amin
Ugandan
Former President of Uganda

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
American
Singer

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
American
Singer

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
American
Actor, Director
Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
American
Actress

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
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
Charles Grandison FinneyCharles Grandison Finney
American
Evangelist

Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
British
Poet

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'
William Halsey Jr.William Halsey Jr.
American
Military officer

RamakrishnaRamakrishna
Indian
Philosopher
Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
American
Author

Chris LaneChris Lane
American
Singer-songwriter

Max RoachMax Roach
American
Musician
Masanobu FukuokaMasanobu Fukuoka
Japanese
agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer

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Ronnie DrewRonnie Drew
Irish
Singer
Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist

John PembertonJohn Pemberton
American
Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist

João HavelangeJoão Havelange
Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer

Charles Cotesworth PinckneyCharles Cotesworth Pinckney
American
Statesman
Oveta Culp HobbyOveta Culp Hobby
American
Government Official
Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor

Thomas FullerThomas Fuller
British
Historian

Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American
Fiddler

Dimitrios IoannidisDimitrios Ioannidis
Greek
Military officer
Wenceslaus, King of the RomansWenceslaus, King of the Romans
German
King

Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
Japanese
Political leader

Duncan PhyfeDuncan Phyfe
American, Scottish
Cabinet Maker

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

Brother RogerBrother Roger
Swiss
Theologian
Adam ClarkeAdam Clarke
British
Theologian

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Jacob BekensteinJacob Bekenstein
Israeli, Mexican
Theoretical physicist, Astronomer, Educationist,

Andrej HlinkaAndrej Hlinka
Slovak
Journalist

Dorival CaymmiDorival Caymmi
Brazilian
Singer-Songwriter
Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount HailshamDouglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
British
Lawyer

Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
British
Playwright
Dorothy WestDorothy West
American
Novelist

Nicholas HerkimerNicholas Herkimer
American
General

Pete PihosPete Pihos
American
Football player

Norman LockyerNorman Lockyer
British
Astronomer

Martine FranckMartine Franck
Belgian
Photographer
Pierre BrasseurPierre Brasseur
French
Actor

Henri DesgrangeHenri Desgrange
French
journalist, sport cyclist, track cyclist

Peter I of YugoslaviaPeter I of Yugoslavia
Serbian
King

Richard UpjohnRichard Upjohn
British, American
Architect
RochRoch
French
Saint

Francesco DatiniFrancesco Datini
Italian
Merchant
William Z. RipleyWilliam Z. Ripley
American
Economist

Vladimir KutsVladimir Kuts
Russian
Long-distance Runner

Jean-Hilaire AubameJean-Hilaire Aubame
Gabonese
Politician
Carlos Raúl VillanuevaCarlos Raúl Villanueva
British, Venezuelan
Architect

Alexander IzvolskyAlexander Izvolsky
Russian
Diplomat
Eugene AramEugene Aram
British
Philologist

Herbert PhilbrickHerbert Philbrick
American
Spy

Loyset CompèreLoyset Compère
French
Composer
Johann Martin SchleyerJohann Martin Schleyer
German
priest

Haroldo de CamposHaroldo de Campos
Brazilian
Poet
Jakob BernoulliJakob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician

Mikhail ChernyayevMikhail Chernyayev
Russian
General

Pedro MonttPedro Montt
Chilean
Political Figure

Kenneth S. NorrisKenneth S. Norris
American
Biologist
David Lewis MacphersonDavid Lewis Macpherson
Canadian, Scottish
Businessman
Martin DeutschMartin Deutsch
Austrian, American
Professor

Peter Havard-WilliamsPeter Havard-Williams
Welsh
Librarian

Dorothy Jacobs BellancaDorothy Jacobs Bellanca
American
Activist

Alison SmithsonAlison Smithson
British
Architect
Abū NiḍālAbū Niḍāl
Palestinian
Palestinian leader

Carlos CachaçaCarlos Cachaça
Brazilian
Composer

Herman Harrell HorneHerman Harrell Horne
American
American educational philosopher

James Ene HenshawJames Ene Henshaw
Nigerian
Playwright