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February 16th famous deaths

List of celebrities and famous people who died on February 16th

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2029 - 2020

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 2029 - 2020

2021

  • Ecuadorian academic and politician, 51st president of ecuador (d. 2021)

2019 - 2010

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 2019 - 2010

2019

  • Bruno Ganz

    Swiss actor known for his roles in films like 'Wings of Desire' and 'Downfall.'

2017

  • Brenda Buttner was an American television journalist and host of the Fox News Channel program Bulls and Bears.

2016

  • Northern Irish goalkeeper who played for Manchester United and the national team.

  • Egyptian politician and diplomat, 6th secretary-general of the united nations (b. 1922)

2015

  • Uri Orbach was an Israeli author and politician.

  • Lesley Gore was an American singer known for hits like 'It's My Party' and 'You Don't Own Me.'

  • American singer-songwriter (b. 1946)

  • Algerian-italian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)

  • Indian lawyer and politician, deputy chief minister of maharashtra (b. 1957)

2014

2013

  • Pioneering biologist who made significant contributions to molecular biology.

  • Russian author and philosopher (d. 2013).

  • Guyanese footballer (b. 1991)

  • An english singer and guitarist who was a pioneer in germany's "beat" music scene during the 1960s. he is most well-known for using the then-unknown beatles to backup him on his 1961 recording of "my bonny".

2012

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who reported on the Middle East for The New York Times.

  • Anthonee Shadid was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist who reported extensively on the Middle East for The New York Times and The Washington Post.

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist known for his coverage of conflicts in the Middle East.

  • Elyse Knox

    Hartford, connecticut -- actress ("hit the ice, black gold")

  • American baseball player and coach (b. 1954)

2011

2010

  • Oscar Alvarez was a Honduran politician who served as Minister of Security and Defense of Honduras.

  • Hong kong actor and soccer player. (born 1956)

2009 - 2000

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 2009 - 2000

2009

2006

  • A four-year boston college regular, this german-american football player was a four year regular. although he wanted to play pro-ball in the future, the new york giants coach told him that he was too small at 6'3' and 235 lbs. he was given a chance by the pittsburgh steelers in 1950, and for 14 years he was a defensive tackle. …

  • American professional wrestler (born 1966).

2005

  • Second and final wife of king farouk, and mother to their only child, king fuad ii (born in 1933).

  • American actress (pneumonia). (born 1975).

2004

  • American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)

  • [payne] american soul singer/songwriter ("just one kiss")

2003

2002

2001

  • American gynecologist, author, and academic (d. 2001)

  • American director and producer (b. 1916)

  • American doctor and researcher in human sexuality. he was a pioneer in changing the american way of looking at sex. masters completed his medical training in 1943 and joined the washington university hospital ob/gyn section. masters was relentlessly focused on his studies from 7/01/1954, when he started his first work in sex research. he didn't take a single day off …

  • American film director (born 1916).

2000

1999 - 1990

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1999 - 1990

1999

  • Arvid Pardo was a Maltese diplomat known for his work on the Law of the Sea.

  • Press your luck big-winning contestant (born 1949).

1998

1997

  • Chien-Shiung Wu was a Chinese-American physicist who made significant contributions to the field of nuclear physics.

  • Chinese-American experimental physicist who made significant contributions to the field of nuclear physics.

1996

1995

1993

1992

  • Renowned British author known for her magical realism and feminist themes.

  • Abbas al-Musawi was a prominent Lebanese Shia cleric and the founder of Hezbollah.

  • Ching Wu was a Chinese-American experimental physicist known for her work on the Manhattan Project.

  • American nature writer known for her childhood diary 'The Story of Opal'.

  • Brazilian lawyer and politician, 22nd president of brazil (d. 1992)

1991

1990

  • American artist. he is a pop and graffiti artist. he moved from americana to the new york scene, before settling down in the fast-lane of the good life at the age of 31.

1989 - 1980

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1989 - 1980

1989

  • Renowned geologist known for contributions to the field of mineralogy.

1988

1987

1986

1985

1984

  • Bangladeshi general (b. 1918)

  • Television announcer (video village) dies at 69

  • Supreme commander of bangladesh forces during bangladesh liberation war (born 1918).

1981

  • Alvina Krause was a renowned American actress known for her contributions to theater.

1980

  • German theoretical chemist and physicist. he made major contributions to chemistry in two areas. first, he created the theory of electrolyte solution and then developed important quantum mechanical techniques to calculate the electron distribution and bond energies of unsaturated compounds. in 1975, he published "a scholar's life", his autobiography.

  • German physicist (born 1895)

1979 - 1970

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1979 - 1970

1979

1978

1977

1975

1974

  • Canadian-american engineer, designed the m1 garand rifle (b. 1888)

1972

  • Dulcie Deamer was an Australian athlete known for her achievements in swimming and diving.

1970

  • Peyton Rous was an American pathologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1966 for his discovery of tumor-inducing viruses.

1969 - 1960

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1969 - 1960

1968

1967

1966

1964

  • Pioneering astronomer known for her work on galaxy clusters.

  • American educator, school administrator, and businessperson (b. 1865)[58]

1963

1961

1960

  • British journalist known for her coverage of social issues and political events.

1959 - 1950

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1959 - 1950

1957

1956

  • He was an Indian astrophysicist who made significant contributions to the study of stellar atmospheres.

1952

1951

  • At 65, the first chairman (belgian council of state) dies.

1950

1949 - 1940

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1949 - 1940

1945

  • Korean poet known for his poignant and reflective poetry.

1944

1939 - 1930

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1939 - 1930

1939

1938

1936

  • Yule Walker was a pioneering engineer known for his work in signal processing and system identification.

1934

1932

1929 - 1920

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1929 - 1920

1928

1924

1922

  • Led a rebellion against the Confederacy during the American Civil War.

1919 - 1910

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1919 - 1910

1919

1917

  • French playwright, novelist and drama critic. he had a turbulent journalistic career. he was involved in several duel and one of his plays was censored.

1916

1915

1912

1910

1909 - 1900

Famous deaths on February 16th for the celebrities who died in the years 1909 - 1900

1907

  • Italian poet and educator, nobel prize laureate (b. 1835)

  • For 44 years, he was an italian critic, poet, and teacher at bologna university. his education was at the university of pisa. he served as a professor at the university of bologna from 1860-1904. carducci is generally regarded as one of the most important italian poets of the 19th century. he was awarded the nobel prize in literature in 1906. …

1900

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