Famous Deaths on January 16, Who Died on January 16

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Date Name
1263 Shinran Shonin, Japanese founder of the Jodo Shinshu branch of Pure Land Buddhism
1289 Buqa, Mongol minister
1327 Nikephoros Choumnos, Byzantine monk, scholar, and politician (b. 1250)
1354 Joanna of Châtillon, duchess of Athens (b. c.1285)
1373 Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford (b. 1342)
1391 Muhammed V of Granada, Nasrid emir (b. 1338)
1400 John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician, Lord Great Chamberlain (b. 1352)
1443 Erasmo of Narni, Italian mercenary (b. 1370)
1545 George Spalatin, German priest and reformer (b. 1484)
1547 Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
1554 Christiern Pedersen, Danish publisher and scholar (b. 1480)
1585 Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral and politician (b. 1512)
1595 Murad III, Ottoman sultan (b. 1546)
1659 Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)
1710 Higashiyama, Japanese emperor (b. 1675)
1711 Joseph Vaz, Indian-Sri Lankan priest and saint (b. 1651)
1747 Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet and playwright (b. 1680)
1748 Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch lawyer and scholar (b. 1684)
1750 Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal and politician (b. 1667)
1752 Francis Blomefield, English historian and author (b. 1705)
1794 Edward Gibbon, English historian and politician (b. 1737)
1809 John Moore, Scottish general and politician (b. 1761)
1817 Alexander J. Dallas, Jamaican-American lawyer and politician, 6th United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1759)
1834 Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician and academic (b. 1769)
1856 Thaddeus William Harris, American entomologist and botanist (b. 1795)
1864 Anton Schindler, Austrian secretary and author (b. 1795)
1865 Edmond François Valentin About, French journalist and author (b. 1828)
1879 Octave Crémazie, Canadian-French poet and bookseller (b. 1827)
1886 Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer and academic (b. 1834)
1891 Léo Delibes, French pianist and composer (b. 1836)
1898 Charles Pelham Villiers, English lawyer and politician (b. 1802)
1901 Jules Barbier, French poet and playwright (b. 1825)
1901 Arnold Böcklin, Swiss painter and academic (b. 1827)
1901 Hiram Rhodes Revels, American soldier, minister, and politician (b. 1822)
1906 Marshall Field, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Marshall Field's (b. 1834)
1917 George Dewey, American admiral (b. 1837)
1919 Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 5th President of Brazil (b. 1848)
1933 Bekir Sami Kunduh, Turkish politician (b. 1867)
1936 Albert Fish, American serial killer, rapist and cannibal (b. 1870)
1938 Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay Indian author and playwright (b. 1876)
1942 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (b. 1850)
1942 Villem Grünthal-Ridala, Estonian poet and linguist (b. 1885)
1942 Carole Lombard, American actress and comedian (b. 1908)
1942 Ernst Scheller, German lawyer and politician, Mayor of Marburg (b. 1899)
1957 Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, English general and politician, 16th Governor General of Canada (b. 1874)
1957 Arturo Toscanini, Italian cellist and conductor (b. 1867)
1959 Phan Khôi, Vietnamese journalist and author (b. 1887)
1960 Arthur Darby, English rugby player (b. 1876)
1961 Max Schöne, German swimmer (b. 1880)
1962 Frank Hurley, Australian photographer, director, producer, and cinematographer (b. 1885)
1962 Ivan MeštroviĿ, Croatian sculptor and architect, designed the Monument to the Unknown Hero (b. 1883)
1967 Robert J. Van de Graaff, American physicist and academic (b. 1901)
1968 Bob Jones Sr., American evangelist, founded Bob Jones University (b. 1883)
1968 Panagiotis Poulitsas, Greek archaeologist and judge (b. 1881)
1969 Vernon Duke, Russian-American composer and songwriter (b. 1903)
1971 Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (b. 1890)
1972 Teller Ammons, American soldier and politician, 28th Governor of Colorado (b. 1895)
1972 Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor, created Alvin and the Chipmunks (b. 1919)
1973 Edgar Sampson, American musician and composer (b. 1907)
1975 Israel Abramofsky, Russian-American painter (b. 1888)
1978 A. V. Kulasingham, Sri Lankan journalist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1890)
1981 Bernard Lee, English actor (b. 1908)
1983 Virginia Mauret, American musician and dancer
1986 Herbert W. Armstrong, American evangelist, author, and publisher (b. 1892)
1987 Bertram Wainer, Australian physician and activist (b. 1928)
1988 Andrija ArtukoviĿ, Croatian politician, war criminal, and Porajmos perpetrator, 1st Minister of Interior of the Independent State of Croatia (b. 1899)
1995 Eric Mottram, English poet and critic (b. 1924)
1996 Marcia Davenport, American author and critic (b. 1903)
1996 Kaye Webb, English journalist and publisher (b. 1914)
1999 Jim McClelland, Australian lawyer, jurist, and politician, 12th Minister for Industry and Science (b. 1915)
2000 Robert R. Wilson, American physicist and academic (b. 1914)
2001 Auberon Waugh, English author and journalist (b. 1939)
2002 Robert Hanbury Brown, English astronomer and physicist (b. 1916)
2003 Richard Wainwright, English politician (b. 1918)
2004 Kalevi Sorsa, Finnish politician 34th Prime Minister of Finland (b. 1930)
2005 Marjorie Williams, American journalist and author (b. 1958)
2006 Stanley Biber, American soldier and physician (b. 1923)
2007 Benny Parsons, American race car driver and sportscaster (b. 1941)
2009 Joe Erskine, American boxer and runner (b. 1930)
2009 John Mortimer, English lawyer and author (b. 1923)
2009 Andrew Wyeth, American painter (b. 1917)
2010 Glen Bell, American businessman, founded Taco Bell (b. 1923)
2010 Jyoti Basu, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1914)
2010 Takumi Shibano, Japanese author and translator (b. 1926)
2012 Joe Bygraves, Jamaican-English boxer (b. 1931)
2012 Jimmy Castor, American singer-songwriter and saxophonist (b. 1940)
2012 Sigursteinn Gíslason, Icelandic footballer and manager (b. 1968)
2012 Lorna Kesterson, American journalist and politician (b. 1925)
2012 Gustav Leonhardt, Dutch pianist, conductor, and musicologist (b. 1928)
2013 Wayne D. Anderson, American baseball player and coach (b. 1930)
2013 André Cassagnes, French technician and toy maker, created the Etch A Sketch (b. 1926)
2013 Gussie Moran, American tennis player and sportscaster (b. 1923)
2013 Pauline Phillips, American journalist and radio host, created Dear Abby (b. 1918)
2013 Glen P. Robinson, American businessman, founded Scientific Atlanta (b. 1923)
2014 Gary Arlington, American author and illustrator (b. 1938)
2014 Ruth Duccini, American actress (b. 1918)
2014 Wiley W. Hilburn, American journalist and academic (b. 1938)
2014 Dave Madden, Canadian-American actor (b. 1931)
2014 Hiroo Onoda, Japanese lieutenant (b. 1922)
2015 Miriam Akavia, Polish-Israeli author and translator (b. 1927)
2015 Yao Beina, Chinese singer (b. 1981)
2016 Joannis Avramidis, Greek sculptor (b. 1922)
2016 Ted Marchibroda, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
2017 Eugene Cernan, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1934)
2018 Ed Doolan, British radio presenter (b. 1941)
2018 Oliver IvanoviĿ, Kosovo Serb politician (b. 1953)
2019 John C. Bogle, American businessman, investor, and philanthropist (b. 1929)
2019 Lorna Doom, American musician (b. 1958)
2019 Chris Wilson, Australian musician (b. 1956)
654 Gao Jifu, Chinese politician and chancellor (b. 596)
957 Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ali al-Madhara'i, Tulunid vizier (b. 871)
970 Polyeuctus of Constantinople, Byzantine patriarch (b. 956)