Famous Deaths on 16th July

Deaths 1 - 115 of 115

276 - Mark Annius Florianus, emperor of Rome (276), murdered
599 - Monulphus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht (St Servaaskerk), dies
1099 - El Cid, [Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar], Spanish general strategist, dies at 59
1139 - Walram II, duke of Limburg/Neth-Lutherans, dies
1216 - Innocent III [Lotario de' Conti di Segni], Italian Pope (1198-1216), dies at 54 or 55
1324 - Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (b. 1267)
1342 - King Charles I of Hungary
1482 - John van Schaffelaar, Gelders knight, dies
1546 - Anne Askew, English Protestant (burned at the stake) (b. 1521)
1557 - Anne of Cleeves, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII, dies at 41
1590 - Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], pontiff of Portugal, dies
1594 - Thomas Kyd, author of The Spanish Tragedy (b. 1558)
1647 - Masaniello, [Tommaso Aniello] Neapolitan rebel (b. 1622)
1664 - A Gryphius, writer, dies at 47
1686 - John Pearson, English theologian (b. 1612)
1691 - Francois-Michel Le Tellier, marquis de Louvois, statesman, dies
1698 - Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84
1729 - Johann David Heinichen, composer, dies at 46
1730 - Elijiah Fenton, poet, dies
1736 - Thomas Yalden, poet/fable writer, dies
1747 - Giuseppe Maria Crespi, painter/etcher, dies
1762 - Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87
1764 - Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia (1740-41), murdered at 23
1770 - Francis Cotes, English painter (b. 1726)
1782 - Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden/wife of Adolf Frederik, dies at 61
1796 - George Howard, British field marshal (b. 1718)
1827 - Josiah Spode, potter, dies
1831 - Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (b. 1763)
1843 - Hubert MAJ van Asch van Wijck, politician, dies at 68
1857 - Pierre-Jean de Baranger, poet, dies
1864 - Victor JB Girardey, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 27
1868 - Louis-Francois Dauprat, composer, dies at 87
1871 - Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln
1879 - Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (b. 1800)
First Lady of the United States Mary Todd LincolnFirst Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln (1882) 1882 - Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (b. 1818)
1886 - Ned Buntline, [Edward Zane Carroll Judson], author, dies
1887 - Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73
1889 - Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83
1890 - Gottfried Keller, novelist/poet, dies
1896 - Edmond-Louis-Antoine Huot de Goncourt, novelist, dies at 74
1896 - William Hamilton Gibson, illustrator/author/novelist, dies
1897 - Levin Goldschmidt, German business law expert, dies
1915 - Ellen White, American co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (b. 1827)
1916 - Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies
1916 - Ludwig P Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
1916 - Victor Alexander Haden Horsley, physician, dies
1916 - Ilya Mechnikov, Russian microbiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1845)
1917 - Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
1923 - Louis M A Couperus, poet/writer (Books of Small Soles), dies at 60
1931 - Charles Studd, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1882-83), dies
1939 - Beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies
1944 - John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed
1949 - Vyacheslav Ivanov, Russian poet (b. 1866)
1953 - Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, author (Path to Rome), dies at 82
1955 - Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81
1960 - Albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74
1960 - John Phillips Marquand, novelist, dies at 66
1961 - [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88
1962 - Jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies
1971 - H T Tsiang, dies at 65
1972 - Giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65
1972 - Max Zehnder, composer, dies at 70
1973 - Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91
1976 - Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA
1979 - James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93
1979 - Alfred Deller, English countertenor (b. 1912)
1981 - Harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38
1982 - Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
1982 - Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
1984 - Billy Williams, singer (Your Show of Shows), dies at 73
1985 - Wayne King, orchestra leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84
1985 - Heinrich Böll, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
1989 - Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor, dies at 81
1990 - Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (b. 1927)
1990 - Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
1991 - Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies
1991 - Dwight Weist, Radio actor/film narrator (Radio Days), dies at 81
1991 - Frank Rizzo, (Mayor-D-Phila, 1972-80), dies of a heart attack at 70
1991 - Robert Motherwell, US painter (Elegies to Spanish Rep), dies at 76
1992 - "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
1992 - Buck Buchanan, NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), dies at 51
1992 - Johnny Martin, cricketer (NSW & Australian chinaman bowler), dies
1994 - M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78
1994 - Madzy Rollin Couquerque, tennis star/international hockey, dies at 91
1995 - Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
1995 - Eleanore M "May" Sarton, Belg/US writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83
1995 - Juan Manuel Fangio, racing Driver, dies at 84
1995 - Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies
1995 - Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65
1995 - Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91
1995 - Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83
1995 - Stephen Harold Spender, writer, dies at 86
1995 - Travis Kemp, dancer/teacher, dies at 91
1996 - John Panozzo, drummer, dies at 48
1996 - Adolf von Thadden, German politician, (b. 1921)
1998 - John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (b. 1915)
1999 - Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. (b. 1966)
1999 - John F. Kennedy, Jr., American publisher (b. 1960)
1999 - Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (b. 1979)
2001 - Maurice De Bevere, Belgian cartoonist (b. 1923)
2001 - Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler (b. 1961)
2002 - John Cocke, American computer scientist (b. 1925)
2003 - Celia Cruz, Cuban musician (b. 1924)
2003 - Carol Shields, Canadian author (b. 1935)
2004 - George Busbee, Governor of Georgia (b. 1927)
2005 - Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (b. 1920)
2005 - Prince Gu of Korea (b. 1931)
2005 - Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer, lyricist, and entertainer (b. 1920)
2006 - Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
2006 - Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
2008 - Jo Stafford, American singer of traditional pop music (b. 1917)
2010 - James Gammon, American actor (b. 1940)
2011 - Forrest Blue, American football player (b. 1944)
2012 - Jon Lord, English musician, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 71
2012 - Kitty Wells, American country singer, dies from complications after a stroke at 92

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