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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1977

 2 Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer & Activist
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Idi Amin

Idi Amin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Uganda
Birthdate: 1925 AD
Birthplace: Koboko, Uganda
Died: 2003

 4 Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: 1948

 5 Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 6 Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda.
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: February 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 2019

 7 Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1938
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 8 Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Birthdate: October 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: 1997

 9 Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 10 Bela Lugosi

Bela Lugosi.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: October 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lugos, Austria-Hungary
Died: 1956

 11 Ramakrishna Paramhamsa

Ramakrishna Paramhamsa.
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Famous As: Spiritual & Religious Leader
Birthdate: February 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kamarpukur, West Bengal, India
Died: 1886

 12 William Halsey Jr.

William Halsey Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1959

 13 Stewart Granger

Stewart Granger.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1993
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 14 John Pemberton

John Pemberton
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist
Birthdate: July 8, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: 1888

 15 Anna Kashfi

Anna Kashfi.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Darjeeling, British India
Died: 2015

 16 Joe Ranft

Joe Ranft.
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasadena, California
Died: 2005

 17 William Windom

William Windom
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2012

 18 Margaret Mitchell

Margaret  Mitchell.
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Famous As: Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'
Birthdate: November 8, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: 1949

 19 Roch

Roch
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 1295 AD
Birthplace: Montpellier
Died: 1327

 20 Peter I of Yugoslavia

Peter I of Yugoslavia
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 29, 1844
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Died: 1921

 21 Max Roach

Max Roach
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pasquotank County, North Carolina, U.S.
Died: 2007

 22 Alfredo Stroessner

Alfredo Stroessner.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Paraguay
Birthdate: November 3, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Encarnación
Died: 2006

 23 John Diefenbaker

John Diefenbaker.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: September 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Neustadt, Canada
Died: 1979

 24 Yelena Shushunova

Yelena Shushunova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2018
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)

 25 Chris Lane

Chris Lane
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia

Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: February 26, 1361
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: 1419

 27 Richard Williams

Richard Williams
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Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2019

 28 Masanobu Fukuoka

Masanobu Fukuoka
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Famous As: agronomist, teacher, philosopher , farmer
Birthdate: February 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iyo
Died: 2008

 29 João Havelange

João Havelange
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer, Water polo player, Lawyer
Birthdate: May 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: 2016

 30 Ronnie Drew

Ronnie Drew
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 16, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dún Laoghaire, Ireland
Died: 2008

 31 Jean-Martin Charcot

Jean-Martin Charcot.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: November 29, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 1893

 32 Abū Niḍāl

Abū Niḍāl
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Palestinian leader
Birthdate: April 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jaffa, Palestine
Died: 2002

 33 Andrew Marvell

Andrew Marvell.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 31, 1621
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winestead, England
Died: 1678

 34 Harry Dexter White

Harry Dexter White
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1948

 35 Charles Grandison Finney

Charles Grandison Finney.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: August 29, 1792
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warren, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1875

 36 Jacob Bernoulli

Jacob Bernoulli.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 27, 1654
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: 1705

 37 Vera Glagoleva

Vera Glagoleva
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Famous As: Actress, Film director
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2017
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 38 H.H. K'ung

H.H. K'ung
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: September 11, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shanxi, China
Died: 1967

 39 Robert Bunsen

Robert Bunsen.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: March 30, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Göttingen
Died: 1899

 40 Irving Langmuir

Irving Langmuir.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: January 31, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: 1957

 41 Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 25, 1746
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1825

 42 John, Elector of Saxony

John, Elector of Saxony
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblemen
Birthdate: June 30, 1468
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meissen, Germany
Died: 1532

 43 Selman Waksman

Selman Waksman.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Discoverer of Streptomycin
Birthdate: July 22, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nova Pryluka, Ukraine
Died: 1973

 44 Chetan Chauhan

Chetan Chauhan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: July 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meerut, United Provinces (1937–50) United Provinces, British India
Died: 2020

 45 Dimitrios Ioannidis

Dimitrios Ioannidis
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: March 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: 2010

 46 Wanda Landowska

Wanda Landowska
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Harpsichordist
Birthdate: July 5, 1879
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1959

 47 Louis Jouvet

Louis Jouvet
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 24, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Crozon, France
Died: 1951

 48 Hōjō Masako

Hōjō Masako
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1156 AD
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1225

 49 Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 1608 AD
Birthplace: Aldwincle
Died: 1661

 50 Andrei Mironov

Andrei Mironov
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1987
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)