Died On May 16th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 16. The list includes people like Eliot Ness, Andy Kaufman, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joseph Fourier, A. Philip Randolph. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, physicists, actors and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
American
singer
Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
American
Entertainer

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness
American
Special Agent

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
Turkish
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt
French
Musician

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
American
Master of Modern Architecture
A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

Bob HawkeBob Hawke
Australian
23rd Prime Minister of Australia

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
French
Author
Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier
French
Mathematician & Physicist

Levi P. MortonLevi P. Morton
American
22nd Vice President of the U.S.A
Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
American
Illness

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
British
English biochemist

Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
Swiss
Physicist

George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
American
Suspected Murderer

William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai
Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
American
Singer

Jim HensonJim Henson
American
Television director, Film director, Film producer,

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
American
Singer, Composer

Wally WestWally West
American
Actor
Mary KennedyMary Richardson Kennedy
American
Architect

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
American
Winegrower
Dean PotterDean Potter
American
Mountaineer, Rock climber

Dick TrickleDick Trickle
American
 

Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
Austrian, Spanish
Politician
Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
German
Military personnel

Lola FloresLola Flores
Spanish
Actor, Singer, Choreographer
HéloïseHéloïse
French
French nun

Mark McCormackMark McCormack
American
Lawyer

James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist
Oleg PenkovskyOleg Penkovsky
Russian
Spy

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Jeremy Michael BoordaJeremy Michael Boorda
American
Naval Officer
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

Sammy Davis, Jr.Sammy Davis, Jr.
American
Singer

Modibo KeïtaModibo Keïta
Malian
Prime Minister, President

Marisa MellMarisa Mell
Austrian
Actress
Hank JonesHank Jones
American
Musician
Mary DouglasMary Douglas
Italian, British
Anthropologist

Val A. BrowningVal A. Browning
American
Businessperson

Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler

June TaylorJune Taylor
American
Choreographer
Edmund GosseEdmund Gosse
British
Poet

Edward Gibbon WakefieldEdward Gibbon Wakefield
British
British colonial administrator

Moshe Chaim LuzzattoMoshe Chaim Luzzatto
Italian
Rabbi

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
British
Poet

Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
Italian
Painter, Architect, Artist
Kamala MarkandayaKamala Markandaya
Indian, British
Novelist

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
French
painter
Alec CampbellAlec Campbell
Australian
Trade unionist

Jacob LeislerJacob Leisler
German
Colonist

George AdeGeorge Ade
American
Writer
Oswaldo López ArellanoOswaldo López Arellano
Honduran
Political leader

Andrew GoodpasterAndrew Goodpaster
American
Military Personnel
John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
British
Priest

José Gómez OrtegaJosé Gómez Ortega
Spanish
Matador

Nicolae RădescuNicolae Rădescu
Romanian
Officer

Casimir Pierre PérierCasimir Pierre Périer
French
Banker

William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
German
Conductor
Peter Hill-NortonPeter Hill-Norton
British, South African
Royal Navy Officer

Giuseppe De SantisGiuseppe De Santis
Italian
Director

Clyde SnowClyde Snow
American
Anthropologist

Jimmy SlydeJimmy Slyde
American
Dancer
Ion C. BrătianuIon C. Brătianu
Romanian
Politician

Sir William Congreve, 2nd BaronetSir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet
British
Inventor
Moshe LevingerMoshe Levinger
Israeli
Rabbi

Werner BischofWerner Bischof
Swiss
Photographer

Bernard WaberBernard Waber
American
Author
Jan TarnowskiJan Tarnowski
Polish
Military officer

Konstantin Petrovich von KaufmannKonstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann
Polish, Russian
Military general
Sibyl SandersonSibyl Sanderson
American
Opera singer

William Pember ReevesWilliam Pember Reeves
New Zealander, British
Politician

Chalino SanchezChalino Sanchez
Mexican
 
George Foot MooreGeorge Foot Moore
American
Historian

Ragnhild HattonRagnhild Hatton
Norwegian
Historian
Raymond LyttletonRaymond Lyttleton
British
Mathematician

Joseph Hilarius EckhelJoseph Hilarius Eckhel
Austrian
Priest

Giovanni Carlo Maria ClariGiovanni Carlo Maria Clari
Italian
Composer

Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
American
Engineer
Edward Winslow GiffordEdward Winslow Gifford
American
Anthropology
Will AdamsWill Adams
British, American
 

Mary BreckinridgeMary Breckinridge
American
American nurse

Charles ChubbCharles Chubb
British
Businessman

Marika RokkMarika Rokk
Austrian, German
Actress
Jakob Christof Le BlonJakob Christof Le Blon
German
Painter

Stephen FairbairnStephen Fairbairn
Australian
Rower

Gunnar MollerGunnar Moller
German
Television actor

Edward Cedric HardwickeEdward Cedric Hardwicke
British
Actor

Aryeh Leon KubovyAryeh Leon Kubovy
Israeli
Lawyer
Frederick A. PottleFrederick A. Pottle
American
Scholar

Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of SouthamptonThomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of Southampton
British
Noble