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.

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 Oleg Penkovsky

Oleg Penkovsky.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: April 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vladikavkaz
Died: 1963

 2 Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr..
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1990
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman.
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Famous As: Entertainer
Birthdate: January 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1984

 4 Jim Henson

Jim Henson.
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Famous As: Puppeteer
Birthdate: September 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1990
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 5 Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Composer
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth
Died: 2010
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 6 Eliot Ness

Eliot Ness.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Special Agent
Birthdate: April 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coudersport, Pennsylvania
Died: 1957

 7 Chalino Sanchez

Chalino Sanchez
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Badiraguato
Died: 1992
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 8 Mehmed VI

Mehmed VI.
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Famous As: Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Birthdate: January 14, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dolmabahçe Palace, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: 1926

 9 George Hill Hodel

George Hill Hodel.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Suspected Murderer
Birthdate: October 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: 1999

 10 Django Reinhardt

Django Reinhardt.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liberchies, Belgium
Died: 1953

 11 I. M. Pei

I. M. Pei.
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Master of Modern Architecture
Birthdate: April 26, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suzhou, China
Died: 2019

 12 Lynn Shelton

Lynn Shelton
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: August 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oberlin, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 2020

 13 Bob Hawke

Bob Hawke.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Birthdate: December 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bordertown
Died: 2019
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 Jeremy Michael Boorda

Jeremy Michael Boorda
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: November 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
Died: 1996

 15 Mary Richardson Kennedy

Mary Richardson Kennedy
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2012

 16 Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 12, 1628
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1703

 17 William Adams

William Adams.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First ever Western Samurai
Birthdate: September 24, 1564
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gillingham, England
Died: 1620

 18 Dean Potter

Dean Potter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mountaineer, Rock climber
Birthdate: April 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Hampshire
Died: 2015

 19 Joseph Fourier

Joseph Fourier.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician & Physicist
Birthdate: March 21, 1768
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Auxerre, Burgundy, Kingdom of France (now in Yonne, France)
Died: 1830

 20 Mariana of Austria

Mariana of Austria
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 24, 1634
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: 1696

 21 Dick Trickle

Dick Trickle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wisconsin Rapids
Died: 2013

 22 Lola Flores

Lola Flores
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Died: 1995

 23 Julius Schreck

Julius Schreck
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: July 13, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich
Died: 1936

 24 Edward Cedric Hardwicke

Edward Cedric Hardwicke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: 2011
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Héloïse

Héloïse
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: French nun
Birthdate: 1101 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1164

 26 A. Philip Randolph

A. Philip Randolph.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement,
Birthdate: April 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crescent City
Died: 1979

 27 Christian Wirth

Christian Wirth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Torturer
Birthdate: November 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Balzheim
Died: 1944

 28 James Agee

James Agee
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1955

 29 Robert Mondavi

Robert Mondavi
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Famous As: Winegrower
Birthdate: June 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Virginia
Died: 2008

 30 Levi P. Morton

Levi P. Morton.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 22nd Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: May 16, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shoreham
Died: 1920

 31 Mark McCormack

Mark McCormack
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2003

 32 Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Illness
Birthdate: February 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx
Died: 1984

 33 Elizabeth Alexeievna

Elizabeth Alexeievna
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: January 24, 1779
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Baden
Died: 1826

 34 Marisa Mell

Marisa Mell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: 1992
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 Joseph Strauss

Joseph Strauss
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 9, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1938

 36 Jackie Basehart

Jackie Basehart
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 2015

 37 Val A. Browning

Val A. Browning
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: August 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ogden
Died: 1994

 38 Emile Czaja

Emile Czaja
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hungary
Died: 1970
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Hank Jones

Hank Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 31, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Died: 2010

 40 Duchess Helene in Bavaria

Duchess Helene in Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duchess
Birthdate: April 4, 1834
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: 1890

 41 Kamala Markandaya

Kamala Markandaya
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mysuru, India
Died: 2004

 42 Mary Douglas

Mary Douglas
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: March 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sanremo, Italy
Died: 2007

 43 Modibo Keïta

Modibo Keïta
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister, President
Birthdate: June 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bamako
Died: 1977

 44 Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium

Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 24, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1834

 45 June Taylor

June Taylor
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: December 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: 2004

 46 Alec Campbell

Alec Campbell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Trade unionist
Birthdate: February 26, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Launceston
Died: 2002

 47 Pilar Pellicer

Pilar Pellicer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, México
Died: 2020

 48 Maria Bochkareva

Maria Bochkareva
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: June 30, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nikolsko, Russia
Died: 1920

 49 Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

Moshe Chaim Luzzatto
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: 1707 AD
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: 1746

 50 Felicia Hemans

Felicia Hemans
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 25, 1793
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: 1835