Died On December 16th

Discover the most famous people who died on December 16. The list includes people like Colonel Sanders, Camille Saint-Saëns, Alphonse Daudet, Asai Chu, William Maugham. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, playwrights, novelists and economists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Canada and many more countries.

Colonel SandersColonel Sanders
(Founder of KFC)

09 September 1890

American

Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef
(Actor)

09 January 1925

American

Wu ZetianWu Zetian
(Chinese Empress)

17 February 0625

Chinese

Camille Saint-SaensCamille Saint-Saëns
(Composer, Organist, Pianist)

09 October 1835

French

Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
(United States Army Officer)

30 January 1920

American

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
(Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet)

13 May 1840

French

William MaughamWilliam Maugham
(Novelist & Playwright)

25 January 1874

British

Asai ChuAsai Chu
(Painter)

22 July 1856

Japanese

W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham
(Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter)

25 January 1874

French,British

Yi Sun-sinYi Sun-sin
(Naval commander)

28 April 1545

South Korean

Stuart AdamsonStuart Adamson
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)

11 April 1958

British

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

17 July 1952

American

Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
(Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist)

15 February 1899

American

Afonso de AlbuquerqueAfonso de Albuquerque
(Statesman)

1453 AD

Portuguese

Silvana ManganoSilvana Mangano
(Actor, Model)

21 April 1930

Italian

Fumimaro KonoeFumimaro Konoe
(Politician)

12 October 1891

Japanese

Giovanni AgnelliGiovanni Agnelli
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Businessperson, Racecar driver)

13 August 1866

Blue DemonBlue Demon
(Actor, Professional wrestler, Film actor)

24 April 1922

Mexican

Agnes MartinAgnes Martin
(Painter)

22 March 1912

Canadian,American

Yegor GaidarYegor Gaidar
(Economist, Politician, Professor)

19 March 1956

Russian

Wilhelm GrimmWilhelm Grimm
(Lexicographer, Anthropologist, Librarian, Writer, Law librarian, Children's writer, Educationist, Linguist, Specialist in literature, Germanist, Jurist, University teacher, Poet lawyer, Mythographer)

24 February 1786

German

Eliezer Ben-YehudaEliezer Ben-Yehuda
(Lexicographer)

07 January 1858

Russian

Victor KuglerVictor Kugler
(Electrician)

05 June 1900

Canadian

Thomas BilottiThomas Bilotti

23 March 1940

American

François QuesnayFrançois Quesnay
(Philosopher, Economist, Physician, Encyclopédistes)

04 June 1694

French

Laurens van der PostLaurens van der Post
(Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Journalist)

13 December 1906

South African

Kakuei TanakaKakuei Tanaka
(Politician)

04 May 1918

Japanese

Pope John VIIIPope John VIII
(Pope)

Italian

Arun KhetarpalArun Khetarpal

14 October 1950

Indian

Hugo MünsterbergHugo Münsterberg
(Psychologist, University teacher, Philosopher)

01 June 1863

German,American

Emperor Go-MomozonoEmperor Go-Momozono
(Emperor , Sovereign)

05 August 1758

Japanese

William PettyWilliam Petty
(Economist, Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician, Sociologist, Writer)

26 May 1623

British

Jackie MittooJackie Mittoo
(Musician, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Pianist)

03 March 1948

Jamaican

Gabriel NarutowiczGabriel Narutowicz
(Polish professor)

17 March 1865

Lithuanian,Polish

Johann Adolph HasseJohann Adolph Hasse
(Composer, singer)

25 March 1699

German

Snuff GarrettSnuff Garrett
(Composer, Record producer)

05 July 1939

American

Robert StanfieldRobert Stanfield
(Politician, Lawyer)

11 April 1914

Canadian

Charles of ValoisCharles of Valois
(Author)

12 March 1270

French

Eugène DuboisEugène Dubois
(Curator, Geologist, Physician, Anthropologist, Paleontologist, Archaeologist, Prehistorian, Paleoanthropologist)

28 January 1858

William Somerset MaughamWilliam Somerset Maugham

25 January 1874

British

Karl-Heinz KurrasKarl-Heinz Kurras
(Police officer)

01 December 1927

German

John II Casimir of PolandJohn II Casimir of Poland
(King)

22 March 1609

Polish

Charles MooreCharles Moore
(architect)

31 October 1925

American

Harry ScottHarry Scott
(boxer)

27 October 1937

British