Famous Deaths on May 16, Who Died on May 16

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Date Name
1182 John Komnenos Vatatzes, Byzantine general (b. 1132)
1265 Simon Stock, English-French saint (b. 1165)
1375 Liu Bowen, Chinese military strategist, officer, statesman and poet (b. 1311)
1412 Gian Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan (b. 1388)
1561 Jan Tarnowski, Polish noble and statesman (b. 1488)
1620 William Adams, English sailor and navigator (b. 1564)
1657 Andrew Bobola, Polish missionary and martyr (b. 1591)
1667 Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English politician, Lord High Treasurer (b. 1607)
1669 Pietro da Cortona, Italian painter and architect, designed the Santi Luca e Martina (b. 1596)
1691 Jacob Leisler, German-American politician, 8th Colonial Governor of New York (b. 1640)
1696 Mariana of Austria, Queen consort of Spain (b. 1634)
1703 Charles Perrault, French author and academic (b. 1628)
1778 Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (b. 1718)
1790 Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (b. 1720)
1818 Matthew Lewis, English author and playwright (b. 1775)
1823 Grace Elliott, Scottish courtesan and spy (b. c.1754)
1830 Joseph Fourier, French mathematician and physicist (b. 1768)
1861 John Stevens Henslow, British priest, geologist and doctoral advisor to Charles Darwin (b. 1796)
1862 Edward Gibbon Wakefield, English politician (b. 1796)
1882 Reuben Chapman, American lawyer and politician, 13th Governor of Alabama (b. 1799)
1890 Mihkel Veske, Estonian poet, linguist and theologist (b. 1843)
1891 Ion C. Brătianu, Romanian politician, 14th Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1821)
1910 Henri-Edmond Cross, French Neo-Impressionist painter (b. 1856)
1913 Louis Perrier, Swiss architect and politician (b. 1849)
1920 Levi P. Morton, American politician, 22nd United States Vice President (b. 1824)
1926 Mehmed VI, the 36th and last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1861)
1936 Leonidas Paraskevopoulos, Greek general and politician (b. 1860)
1938 Joseph Strauss, American engineer, co designed The Golden Gate Bridge (b. 1870)
1943 Alfred Hoche, German psychiatrist and academic (b. 1865)
1944 George Ade, American journalist, author, and playwright (b. 1866)
1946 Bruno Tesch, German chemist and businessman (b. 1890)
1947 Frederick Gowland Hopkins, English biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1861)
1953 Django Reinhardt, Belgian guitarist and composer (b. 1910)
1954 Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor and manager (b. 1893)
1955 James Agee, American novelist, screenwriter, and critic(b. 1909)
1957 Eliot Ness, American federal agent (b. 1903)
1961 George A. Malcolm, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1881)
1977 Modibo Keïta, Malian politician, 1st President of Mali (b. 1915)
1979 A. Philip Randolph, American union leader and activist (b. 1889)
1981 Ernie Freeman, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1922)
1984 Andy Kaufman, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter (b. 1949)
1985 Margaret Hamilton, American actress (b. 1902)
1989 Leila Kasra, Iranian poet and songwriter (b. 1939)
1990 Sammy Davis Jr., American singer, dancer, and actor (b. 1925)
1993 Marv Johnson, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1938)
1994 Alain Cuny, French actor (b. 1908)
1996 Jeremy Michael Boorda, American admiral (b. 1939)
1997 Elbridge Durbrow, American diplomat (b. 1903)
2002 Alec Campbell, Australian soldier (b. 1899)
2003 Mark McCormack, American lawyer and sports agent, founded IMG (b. 1930)
2005 Andrew Goodpaster, American general (b. 1915)
2008 Robert Mondavi, American winemaker, co-founded the Opus One Winery (b. 1913)
2010 Ronnie James Dio, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1942)
2011 Ralph Barker, English author (b. 1917)
2012 Patricia Aakhus, American author and academic (b. 1952)
2013 Angelo Errichetti, American politician (b. 1928)
2014 Chris Duckworth, Zimbabwean-South African cricketer (b. 1933)
2015 Prashant Bhargava, American director and producer (b. 1973)
2019 Piet Blauw, Dutch politician (b. 1937)
2021 Bruno Covas, Brazilian lawyer, politician (b. 1980)
290 Emperor Wu of Jin, Chinese emperor (b. 236)
895 Qian Kuan, Chinese nobleman
934 Meng Hanqiong, eunuch official of Later Tang
995 Fujiwara no Michitaka, Japanese nobleman (b. 953)