Died On June 16th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 16. The list includes people like Wernher Von Braun, Prafulla Chandra Ray, Chittaranjan Das, Charles Sturt, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, historians, actors and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India 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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George Reeves
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Birthdate: January 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa
Died: 1959
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 
Wernher Von Braun
(Known as Father of Rocket Science)

Wernher Von Braun
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Birthdate: March 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wyrzysk, Poland
Died: 1977

 3 
Tony Gwynn
(Baseball Player)

Tony Gwynn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 
Jo Cox
(Politician)

Jo Cox
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Batley, West Yorshire, England, UK
Died: 2016

 5 
Brian Piccolo
(American football player)

Brian Piccolo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1970
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
(English Soldier and Statesman Who helped Defeat the 'Monmouth Rebellion' in 1685 )

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 26, 1650
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ash, Musbury
Died: 1722

 7 
John Snow
(Physician)

John Snow
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
Died: 1858
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 8 
Helmut Kohl
(Former Chancellor of Germany)

Helmut Kohl
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen
Died: 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 9 

Empress Kōjun
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Birthdate: March 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2000

 10 

Frank Bonner
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Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2021

 11 

Prafulla Chandra Ray
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: 1944

 12 
Nicholas Ray
(Director)

Nicholas Ray
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Birthdate: August 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Galesville, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 1979
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 13 
John G. Avildsen
(Film director)

John G. Avildsen
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Birthdate: December 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 
Chittaranjan Das
(Leader of the Swaraj Party in Bengal Under British Rule)

Chittaranjan Das
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 1925

 15 
Stan Winston
(Film director, Make-up artist, Film producer, Engineer, Writer, Actor, Theatrical makeup)

Stan Winston
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arlington County
Died: 2008

 16 
Kristen Pfaff
(Bassist)

Kristen Pfaff
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: 1994

 17 
Charles Sturt
(British explorer)

Charles Sturt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1795
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bengal
Died: 1869

 18 
Hector Pieterson
(iconic image of the 1976 Soweto)

Hector Pieterson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1963 AD
Birthplace: Soweto
Died: 1976

 19 
Chick Webb
(Musician)

Chick Webb
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 10, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Died: 1939
Height: 4'1" (124 cm)

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Felicia Montealegre
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Birthdate: February 6, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chile
Died: 1978

 21 
Imre Nagy
(Politician)

Imre Nagy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaposvár, Hungary
Died: 1958

 22 
Stephen Furst
(Former Actor known for Kent)

Stephen Furst
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Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 
Mel Allen
(Sportscaster)

Mel Allen
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Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 1996

 24 
Mayoori
(Actress)

Mayoori
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Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: 2005

 25 
Crawford Long
(Surgeon)

Crawford Long
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Danielsville, Georgia, United States
Died: 1878

 26 
Francis Parker Yockey
(Famous for His Neo-Spenglerian Book 'Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics')

Francis Parker Yockey
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1960

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DuBose Heyward
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1940

 28 
Hans Hass
(Biologist)

Hans Hass
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2013

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Elmer Ambrose Sperry
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Birthdate: October 12, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnatus, New York, United States
Died: 1930

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Bernard Moitessier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanoi, Vietnam
Died: 1994

 31 
Miguel Piñero
(Playwright)

Miguel Piñero
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Died: 1988

 32 
Bill Dixon
(Musician)

Bill Dixon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts
Died: 2010

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Bernard Sahlins
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Birthdate: August 20, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2013

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Bronislaw Huberman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Częstochowa, Poland
Died: 1947

 35 
Joseph Butler
(Philosopher)

Joseph Butler
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Birthdate: May 18, 1692
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wantage, Berkshire, England
Died: 1752

Stenka Razin
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1630 AD
Died: 1671

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William Bramwell Booth
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Birthdate: March 8, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halifax, United Kingdom
Died: 1929

 38 
Janet Malcolm
(Journalist, Writer)

Janet Malcolm
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Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 2021

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Hugh the Great
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Birthdate: 0898 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 0956

John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith
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Birthdate: July 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonehaven, Scotland
Died: 1971

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Sławomir Petelicki
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warsaw
Died: 2012

 42 
Charles Correa
(Architect)

Charles Correa
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Secunderābād, India
Died: 2015

 43 
Benno
(Bishop)

Benno
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1010 AD
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: 1106

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Thommie Walsh
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: 2007

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Kōji Tsuruta
(Former Actor, Singer who appeared in almost 260 feature films and had a unique style of singing)

Kōji Tsuruta
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Birthdate: December 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Died: 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1969

 47 

Maurice Duruflé
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louviers, Eure, France
Died: 1986

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Peter Redgrove
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
Died: 2003

 49 

Gennady Rozhdestvensky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2018

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Albert Bushnell Hart
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Birthdate: July 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville
Died: 1943