Died On February 16th

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Discover the most famous people who died on February 16. The list includes people like Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Keith Haring, Angela Carter, Dadasaheb Phalke, Meghnad Saha. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, actors, diplomats and soldiers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & India and many more countries.
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 1 
Keith Haring
(American artist)
Keith Haring
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reading
Died: 1990
 2 
Lesley Gore
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Lesley Gore
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Birthdate: May 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 3 
Dadasaheb Phalke
(Father of Indian Cinema)
Dadasaheb Phalke
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Birthdate: April 30, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tryambakeshwar, Bombay Presidency
Died: 1944
 4 
Gary Carter
(Baseball player)
Gary Carter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Culver City
Died: 2012
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Angela Carter
(Author of 'The Bloody Chamber' and 'Nights at the Circus')
Angela Carter
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eastbourne, England
Died: 1992
 6 
Bruno Ganz
(Swiss Stage, Television, and Film Actor)
Bruno Ganz
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Birthdate: March 22, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Bappi Lahiri
(Film director, Composer)
Bappi Lahiri
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Listed In:
Birthdate: November 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: 2022
 8 
Meghnad Saha
(Indian Astrophysicist Who Developed the ‘Saha Ionisation Equation’ and ‘Thermal Ionisation’)
Meghnad Saha
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bangladesh
Died: 1956
 9 
George Steele
(Wrestler)
George Steele
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 10 
Birbal
(One of the Most Important Courtiers of Mughal Emperor Akbar and Iconic Figure Renowned for his Wit)
Birbal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1528 AD
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: 1586
 11 
Doris Troy
(Singer)
Doris Troy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: 2004
 12 
Lorena Rojas
(Actress)
Lorena Rojas
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Birthdate: February 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: 2015
 13 
William Masters
(Gynecologist)
William Masters
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 27, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2001
 14 
Brownie McGhee
(American Folk Music and Piedmont Blues Singer and Guitarist)
Brownie McGhee
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1996
 15 
Smiley Burnette
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Summum, Illinois, United States
Died: 1967
M. A. G. Osmani
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sylhet
Died: 1984
 17 
Félix Faure
(Former President of France)
Félix Faure
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1899
 18 
Elyse Knox
(Actress)
Elyse Knox
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2012
 19 
Vijaya Kumaratunga
(One of the Most Prominent Icons of Sri Lankan Cinema)
Vijaya Kumaratunga
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka
Died: 1988
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Chien-Shiung Wu
(Pioneering Chinese-American Particle and Experimental Physicist Remembered for the 'Wu Experiment')
Chien-Shiung Wu
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liuhe, Taicang, China
Died: 1997
 21 
Peter Voulkos
1
Birthdate: January 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bozeman, Montana, United States
Died: 2002
 22 
John V Palaiologos
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Birthdate: June 18, 1332
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dhidhimótikhon, Greece
Died: 1391
 23 
Tony Sheridan
(English Guitarist Who was an Early Collaborator of the Popular Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Tony Sheridan
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norwich
Died: 2013
 24 
Frank Hurley
(Explorer, Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist)
Frank Hurley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glebe
Died: 1962
Afonso III of Portugal
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Birthdate: May 5, 1210
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: 1279
 26 
Dick Bruna
(Writer, Graphic designer, Illustrator, Children's writer)
Dick Bruna
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Utrecht
Died: 2017
 27 
Jay Cooke
(Financier)
Jay Cooke
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 10, 1821
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Died: 1905
 28 
Nicholas of Japan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1836
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia
Died: 1912
 29 
Lila Kedrova
(Actress)
Lila Kedrova
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Birthdate: October 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 2000
 30 
Octave Mirbeau
(Novelist)
Octave Mirbeau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Trévières, France
Died: 1917
 31 
Charles Mungoshi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
Died: 2019
 32 
Henry Bacon
(Architect)
Henry Bacon
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 28, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Watseka, Illinois, United States
Died: 1924
 33 
Lasse Braun
(film director, screenwriter, film producer, novelist)
Lasse Braun
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Birthdate: January 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
Died: 2015
 34 
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
(Egyptian Statesman and Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1992 to 1996)
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
François-Joseph Gossec
(French Composer)
François-Joseph Gossec
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 17, 1734
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Froidchapelle, Belgium
Died: 1829
 36 
Josef Hofmann
(Polish-American Pianist, Composer and Inventor Known For His Invention of 'Pneumatic Shock Absorbers' for Cars and Airplanes)
Josef Hofmann
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Birthdate: January 20, 1876
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1957
 37 
Giosuè Carducci
(Poet, Writer and Journalist)
Giosuè Carducci
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Birthdate: July 27, 1835
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pietrasanta, Italy
Died: 1907
 38 
Gloria Hatrick McLean
(Model, Actress)
Gloria Hatrick McLean
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Larchmont, New York, United States
Died: 1994
 39 
Jonas Basanavičius
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 23, 1851
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ožkabaliai, Lithuania
Died: 1927
 40 
Senda Berenson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Butrimonys, Lithuania
Died: 1954
 41 
Francis Peyton Rous
(American Pathologist & Winner of 1966 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Francis Peyton Rous
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 5, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1970
 42 
Brendan Hughes
(Republican)
Brendan Hughes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: 2008
 43 
Shelley Beattie
(Bodybuilder)
Shelley Beattie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 44 
John Garand
(American Designer of Firearms Who Created the 'M1 Garand', a Semi-automatic Rifle)
John Garand
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Rémi, Quebec, Canada
Died: 1974
 45 
John Sealy Townsend
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 7, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Galway, Ireland
Died: 1957
 46 
Ernst Weber
(Engineer)
Ernst Weber
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 6, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1996
 47 
Howard Da Silva
2
Birthdate: May 4, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 1986
 48 
William E. Gordon
(American Electrical Engineer, Physicist and Astronomer Who Designed, Built and Operated the World’s Largest Radio Telescope)
William E. Gordon
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2010
 49 
George MacBeth
(Scottish Poet and Novelist)
George MacBeth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shotts, Scotland
Died: 1992
 50 
Tommy Gagliano
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 29, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Corleone, Italy
Died: 1951