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.

Jim HensonJim Henson
American
Puppeteer
Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
American
Entertainer

Eliot Ness Eliot Ness
American
Special Agent

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
American
Master of Modern Architecture

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
Turkish
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt
French
Musician
Bob HawkeBob Hawke
Australian
23rd Prime Minister of Australia

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
French
Author
William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai

Joseph FourierJoseph Fourier
French
Mathematician & Physicist
Levi P. MortonLevi P. Morton
American
22nd Vice President of the U.S.A

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
American
Singer

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
American
Illness

George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
American
Suspected Murderer

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
British
English biochemist
Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
Swiss
Physicist

Chalino SanchezChalino Sanchez
Mexican
 

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

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
American
Singer, Composer
Oleg PenkovskyOleg Penkovsky
Russian
Spy

Lynn SheltonLynn Shelton
American
Film director
Mary Richardson KennedyMary Richardson Kennedy
American
Architect

Dean PotterDean Potter
American
Mountaineer, Rock climber

Edward Cedric HardwickeEdward Cedric Hardwicke
British
Actor
Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
Austrian, Spanish
Politician

Dick TrickleDick Trickle
American
 
HéloïseHéloïse
French
French nun

Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
German
Military personnel

Mark McCormackMark McCormack
American
Lawyer
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

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Lola FloresLola Flores
Spanish
Actor, Singer, Choreographer
James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
American
Winegrower

Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
American
Engineer

Marisa MellMarisa Mell
Austrian
Actress
Mary DouglasMary Douglas
Italian, British
Anthropologist
Val A. BrowningVal A. Browning
American
Businessperson

Hank JonesHank Jones
American
Musician

Mary BreckinridgeMary Breckinridge
American
American nurse

June TaylorJune Taylor
American
Choreographer
Jeremy Michael BoordaJeremy Michael Boorda
American
Naval Officer

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
British
Poet

Kamala MarkandayaKamala Markandaya
Indian, British
Novelist

Modibo KeïtaModibo Keïta
Malian
Prime Minister, President

Pilar PellicerPilar Pellicer
Mexican
Actress
Edward Gibbon WakefieldEdward Gibbon Wakefield
British
British colonial administrator

Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
Italian
Painter, Architect, Artist
Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler

Alec CampbellAlec Campbell
Australian
Trade unionist

Wilson Roosevelt JermanWilson Roosevelt Jerman
American
Butler
Moshe Chaim LuzzattoMoshe Chaim Luzzatto
Italian
Rabbi

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
French
painter
Alain CunyAlain Cuny
French
Actor

Oswaldo López ArellanoOswaldo López Arellano
Honduran
Political leader

Edmund GosseEdmund Gosse
British
Poet

Marika RokkMarika Rokk
Austrian, German
Actress

George AdeGeorge Ade
American
Writer
Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of SouthamptonThomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of Southampton
British
Noble

Andrew GoodpasterAndrew Goodpaster
American
Military Personnel

Jacob LeislerJacob Leisler
German
Colonist

José Gómez OrtegaJosé Gómez Ortega
Spanish
Matador
Giuseppe De SantisGiuseppe De Santis
Italian
Director

Nicolae RădescuNicolae Rădescu
Romanian
Officer
John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
British
Priest

William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
German
Conductor

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

Peter Hill-NortonPeter Hill-Norton
British, South African
Royal Navy Officer
Clyde SnowClyde Snow
American
Anthropologist

Will AdamsWill Adams
British, American
 

Casimir Pierre PérierCasimir Pierre Périer
French
Banker
Sir William Congreve, 2nd BaronetSir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet
British
Inventor

Werner BischofWerner Bischof
Swiss
Photographer
Tiruwork WubeTiruwork Wube
Ethiopian
Queen

Carroll SmithCarroll Smith
American
Racing driver

Jakob Christof Le BlonJakob Christof Le Blon
German
Painter

Jan TarnowskiJan Tarnowski
Polish
Military officer
Moshe LevingerMoshe Levinger
Israeli
Rabbi
Bernard WaberBernard Waber
American
Author

Sibyl SandersonSibyl Sanderson
American
Opera singer

Konstantin Petrovich von KaufmannKonstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann
Polish, Russian
Military general

Gunnar MollerGunnar Moller
German
Television actor
William Pember ReevesWilliam Pember Reeves
New Zealander, British
Politician

Stephen FairbairnStephen Fairbairn
Australian
Rower

George Foot MooreGeorge Foot Moore
American
Historian

Ragnhild HattonRagnhild Hatton
Norwegian
Historian

Frido FreyFrido Frey
German
Basketball player
Joseph Hilarius EckhelJoseph Hilarius Eckhel
Austrian
Priest

Raymond LyttletonRaymond Lyttleton
British
Mathematician
Edward Winslow GiffordEdward Winslow Gifford
American
Anthropology

Friedrich GerhardFriedrich Gerhard
German, Russian
Equestrian
Giovanni Carlo Maria ClariGiovanni Carlo Maria Clari
Italian
Composer
Karl NeumerKarl Neumer
German
Cyclist