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In the year 2016

1,077 Notable deaths

Muhammad Ali

American boxer, philanthropist, and activist.

Born January 17th, 1942 in Louisville. [ref]

Died June 3rd, 2016 at 74 years old in Scottsdale (respiratory disease). [ref]

David Bowie

English singer-songwriter and actor.

Born January 8th, 1947 in Brixton. [ref]

Died January 10th, 2016 at 69 years old in Manhattan (liver cancer). [ref]


American musician (1958–2016).

Born June 7th, 1958 in Minneapolis. [ref]

Died April 21st, 2016 at 57 years old in Chanhassen (fentanyl toxicity). [ref]

Carrie Fisher

American actress and writer.

Born October 21st, 1956 in Burbank. [ref]

Died December 27th, 2016 at 60 years old in UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (myocardial infarction). [ref]

George Michael

British singer (1963–2016).

Born June 25th, 1963 in East Finchley. [ref]

Died December 25th, 2016 at 53 years old in Goring-on-Thames (fatty liver disease, dilated cardiomyopathy). [ref]

Alan Rickman

English actor (1946–2016).

Born February 21st, 1946 in Hammersmith.

Died January 14th, 2016 at 69 years old in London (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

Fidel Castro

Cuban politician, revolutionary and dictator.

Born August 13th, 1926 in Birán. [ref]

Died November 25th, 2016 at 90 years old in Havana. [ref]

Debbie Reynolds

American actress, singer, and dancer (1932-2016).

Born April 1st, 1932 in El Paso. [ref]

Died December 28th, 2016 at 84 years old in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (cerebral hemorrhage). [ref]

Anton Yelchin

American film and television actor (1989-2016).

Born March 11th, 1989 in Saint Petersburg.

Died June 19th, 2016 at 27 years old in Studio City (traumatic asphyxia). [ref]

Gene Wilder

American actor and comedian (1933-2016).

Born June 11th, 1933 in Milwaukee. [ref]

Died August 29th, 2016 at 83 years old in Stamford (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

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