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
08 January 1935, American
Singer
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895, American
 

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Musician, Songwriter

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer

Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
25 December 1924, Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Idi AminIdi Amin
1925 AD, Ugandan
 
Amanda BlakeAmanda Blake
20 February 1929, American
Actress

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948, Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Bela LugosiBela Lugosi
20 October 1882, Hungarian
American actor

Stewart GrangerStewart Granger
06 May 1913, British
Actor
Anna KashfiAnna Kashfi
30 September 1934, American
Actress

Joe RanftJoe Ranft
13 March 1960, American
Screenwriter
Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
03 November 1912, Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Jean-Martin CharcotJean-Martin Charcot
29 November 1825, French
Neurologist

Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
27 December 1654, Swiss
Mathematician
Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621, British
Poet

Irving LangmuirIrving Langmuir
31 January 1881, American
Chemist
Robert BunsenRobert Bunsen
30 March 1811, German
Chemist

Selman WaksmanSelman Waksman
22 July 1888, Ukrainian
Discoverer of Streptomycin

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
03 November 1935, Ethiopian
Patriarch
Margaret  MitchellMargaret Mitchell
08 November 1900, American
Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'

Ramakrishna ParamhamsaRamakrishna Paramhamsa
18 February 1836, Indian
Spiritual & Religious Leader
RamakrishnaRamakrishna
18 February 1836, Indian
Philosopher

Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell
08 November 1900, American
Author

John DiefenbakerJohn Diefenbaker
18 September 1895, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

John PembertonJohn Pemberton
08 July 1831, American
Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist
Masanobu FukuokaMasanobu Fukuoka
02 February 1913, Japanese
agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer
Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
09 October 1892, American
Economist

João HavelangeJoão Havelange
08 May 1916, Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer

William Halsey, Jr.William Halsey, Jr.
30 October 1882, American
 

Thomas FullerThomas Fuller
1608 AD, British
Historian
Jacob BekensteinJacob Bekenstein
01 May 1947, Israeli, Mexican
Theoretical physicist, Astronomer, Educationist,

Brother RogerBrother Roger
12 May 1915, Swiss
Theologian

Wenceslaus, King of the RomansWenceslaus, King of the Romans
26 February 1361, German
King

Adam ClarkeAdam Clarke
1762 AD, British
Theologian

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Dorothy WestDorothy West
02 June 1907, American
Novelist
Jean-Hilaire AubameJean-Hilaire Aubame
10 November 1912, Gabonese
Politician

Peter I of YugoslaviaPeter I of Yugoslavia
11 July 1844, Serbian
King
Henri DesgrangeHenri Desgrange
31 January 1865, French
journalist, sport cyclist, track cyclist

Johann Martin SchleyerJohann Martin Schleyer
18 July 1831, German
priest

RochRoch
1295 AD, French
Saint
John G. DiefenbakerJohn G. Diefenbaker
18 September 1895, Canadian
Prime Minister, Politician

Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
1156 AD, Japanese
Political leader