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
Bob HawkeBob Hawke
Australian
23rd Prime Minister of Australia

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
French
Author

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights
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
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
Lola FloresLola Flores
Spanish
Actor, Singer, Choreographer

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

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
American
Winegrower

HéloïseHéloïse
French
French nun
Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
Austrian, Spanish
Politician

Julius SchreckJulius Schreck
German
Military personnel
Christian WirthChristian Wirth
German
Officer, Torturer

James AgeeJames Agee
American
Novelist

Oleg PenkovskyOleg Penkovsky
Russian
Spy
Jeremy Michael BoordaJeremy Michael Boorda
American
Naval Officer

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Sammy Davis, Jr.Sammy Davis, Jr.
American
Singer
Emile CzajaEmile Czaja
Australian, Hungarian, Indian
Wrestler

Hank JonesHank Jones
American
Musician

Mary KennedyMary Kennedy
Architect

Mary DouglasMary Douglas
Italian, British
Anthropologist
Alec CampbellAlec Campbell
Australian
Trade unionist
Val A. BrowningVal A. Browning
American
Businessperson

Pietro da CortonaPietro da Cortona
Italian
Painter, Architect, Artist

June TaylorJune Taylor
American
Choreographer

Edward Gibbon WakefieldEdward Gibbon Wakefield
British
British colonial administrator
Edmund GosseEdmund Gosse
British
Poet

Felicia HemansFelicia Hemans
British
Poet

Modibo KeïtaModibo Keïta
Malian
Prime Minister, President

Henri-Edmond CrossHenri-Edmond Cross
French
painter

Kamala MarkandayaKamala Markandaya
Indian, British
Novelist
George AdeGeorge Ade
American
Writer

Andrew GoodpasterAndrew Goodpaster
American
Military Personnel
Nicolae RădescuNicolae Rădescu
Romanian
Officer

Jacob LeislerJacob Leisler
German
Colonist

William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
German
Conductor
José Gómez OrtegaJosé Gómez Ortega
Spanish
Matador

Giuseppe De SantisGiuseppe De Santis
Italian
Director
Jimmy SlydeJimmy Slyde
American
Dancer

John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
British
Priest

Peter Hill-NortonPeter Hill-Norton
British, South African
Royal Navy Officer

Casimir Pierre PérierCasimir Pierre Périer
French
Banker

Ion C. BrătianuIon C. Brătianu
Romanian
Politician
Sir William Congreve, 2nd BaronetSir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet
British
Inventor

Werner BischofWerner Bischof
Swiss
Photographer

Bernard WaberBernard Waber
American
Author

Jan TarnowskiJan Tarnowski
Polish
Military officer
Sibyl SandersonSibyl Sanderson
American
Opera singer

William Pember ReevesWilliam Pember Reeves
New Zealander, British
Politician
Chalino SanchezChalino Sanchez
Mexican
 

Ragnhild HattonRagnhild Hatton
Norwegian
Historian

George Foot MooreGeorge Foot Moore
American
Historian
Joseph Hilarius EckhelJoseph Hilarius Eckhel
Austrian
Priest

Giovanni Carlo Maria ClariGiovanni Carlo Maria Clari
Italian
Composer
Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
American
Engineer

Raymond LyttletonRaymond Lyttleton
British
Mathematician

Edward Winslow GiffordEdward Winslow Gifford
American
Anthropology
Will AdamsWill Adams
British, American
 

Mary BreckinridgeMary Breckinridge
American
American nurse
Charles ChubbCharles Chubb
British
Businessman

Jakob Christof Le BlonJakob Christof Le Blon
German
Painter

Stephen FairbairnStephen Fairbairn
Australian
Rower

Edward Cedric HardwickeEdward Cedric Hardwicke
British
Actor