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

Django ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt
French
Musician

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

Bob HawkeBob Hawke
Australian
23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Mehmed VIMehmed VI
Turkish
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

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

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
French
Author
George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
American
Suspected Murderer

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

Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
Swiss
Physicist

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
British
English biochemist

William AdamsWilliam Adams
British
First ever Western Samurai
Jim HensonJim Henson
American
Television director, Film director, Film producer,

Sammy Davis Jr.Sammy Davis Jr.
American
American singer

Ronnie James DioRonnie James Dio
American
Singer, Composer

Dean PotterDean Potter
American
Mountaineer, Rock climber
Dick TrickleDick Trickle
American
 

Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
Austrian, Spanish
Politician
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
American
Winegrower

HéloïseHéloïse
French
French nun
Oleg PenkovskyOleg Penkovsky
Russian
Spy

Sammy Davis, Jr.Sammy Davis, Jr.
American
Singer
Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
German
Military personnel

Lola FloresLola Flores
Spanish
Actor, Singer, Choreographer

James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist
Jeremy Michael BoordaJeremy Michael Boorda
American
Naval Officer

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Hank JonesHank Jones
American
Musician
Mary DouglasMary Douglas
British
Anthropologist, Writer, University teacher

Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler

Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
Italian
Painter, Architect, Artist

Val A. BrowningVal A. Browning
American
Businessperson
June TaylorJune Taylor
American
Choreographer
Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
British
Poet

Kamala MarkandayaKamala Markandaya
Indian, British
Novelist

Edward Gibbon WakefieldEdward Gibbon Wakefield
British
British colonial administrator

Edmund GosseEdmund Gosse
British
Poet
Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
French
painter

George AdeGeorge Ade
American
Writer

Alec CampbellAlec Campbell
Australian
Trade unionist

Modibo KeïtaModibo Keïta
Malian
Prime Minister, President

Andrew GoodpasterAndrew Goodpaster
American
Military Personnel
Mary KennedyMary Kennedy
Architect

John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
British
Priest
Jacob LeislerJacob Leisler
German
Colonist

Nicolae RădescuNicolae Rădescu
Romanian
Officer

William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
German
Conductor
Casimir Pierre PérierCasimir Pierre Périer
French
Banker

Chalino SanchezChalino Sanchez
Mexican
 
Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
American
Engineer

Will AdamsWill Adams
British, American
 

Edward Cedric HardwickeEdward Cedric Hardwicke
British
Actor