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

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

Robert BunsenRobert Bunsen
German
Chemist
Jean-Martin CharcotJean-Martin Charcot
French
Neurologist

Charles Grandison FinneyCharles Grandison Finney
American
Evangelist

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
British
Poet

Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician
Irving LangmuirIrving Langmuir
American
Chemist

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
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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Charles Cotesworth PinckneyCharles Cotesworth Pinckney
American
Statesman
Wenceslaus IV of BohemiaWenceslaus IV of Bohemia
German
King

Ronnie DrewRonnie Drew
Irish
Singer

John PembertonJohn Pemberton
American
Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
American
Economist
João HavelangeJoão Havelange
Brazilian
Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer
Oveta Culp HobbyOveta Culp Hobby
American
Government Official

Hōjō MasakoHōjō Masako
Japanese
Political leader

Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American
Fiddler

Wanda LandowskaWanda Landowska
French, Polish
Harpsichordist
Dimitrios IoannidisDimitrios Ioannidis
Greek
Military officer

Thomas FullerThomas Fuller
British
Historian

Duncan PhyfeDuncan Phyfe
American, Scottish
Cabinet Maker

Louis JouvetLouis Jouvet
French
Actor

José NápolesJosé Nápoles
Cuban, Mexican
Boxer
Wenceslaus, King of the RomansWenceslaus, King of the Romans
German
King

Adam ClarkeAdam Clarke
British
Theologian
Nicholas HerkimerNicholas Herkimer
American
General

Jacob BekensteinJacob Bekenstein
Israeli, Mexican, American
Physicist

Brother RogerBrother Roger
Swiss
Theologian
José Maria de Eça de QueirósJosé Maria de Eça de Queirós
Portuguese
Novelist

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

Norman LockyerNorman Lockyer
British
Astronomer
William WindomWilliam Windom
American
Actor

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

Martine FranckMartine Franck
Belgian
Photographer
Pete PihosPete Pihos
American
Football player

Eugene AramEugene Aram
British
Philologist

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

Herbert PhilbrickHerbert Philbrick
American
Spy

Alexander IzvolskyAlexander Izvolsky
Russian
Diplomat
Francesco DatiniFrancesco Datini
Italian
Merchant

Haroldo de CamposHaroldo de Campos
Brazilian
Poet
Johann Martin SchleyerJohann Martin Schleyer
German
priest

Loyset CompèreLoyset Compère
French
Composer

RochRoch
French
Saint

Jakob BernoulliJakob Bernoulli
Swiss
Mathematician
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
Peter Havard-WilliamsPeter Havard-Williams
Welsh
Librarian

Dorothy Jacobs BellancaDorothy Jacobs Bellanca
American
Activist

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

Frederick Henry KochFrederick Henry Koch
American
Theatrical manager
H.H. K'ungH.H. K'ung
Chinese
Banker
Herman Harrell HorneHerman Harrell Horne
American
American educational philosopher