Top 10 People Who Died In 2016
The Top Ten
1 David Bowie
David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
No doubt about it, he's definitely number 1. - MontyPython
David Bowie was a legend who will never be forgotten.
He's also really hot. - RockFashionista
What about kylie aka Disneyanime1234? It was sad.. :( disneyanime1234 I hope you like it in heaven...
2 Carrie Fisher
Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and humorist. She was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series.
Princess & General Leia, from sTar Wars, has died of a heart attack. 2016 is the worst.
She was definitely my favorite disney princess. Rest in peace, Carrie. May the Force be with you. - Cry_For_Carrie_Fisher
No. I really love Carrie fisher. She did a good role as Princess Leia in Star Wars
Carrie, may the Force be with you. We miss you. Our princess, forever.
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3 Alan Rickman
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (February 21st 1946 - Janurary 14th 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage and screen, most notably Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series and Hans Gruber in Die Hard. He passed away of pancreatic cancer in 2016
Alan Richman was such an incredible actor. Snape was by far his greatest role. - RockFashionista
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Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" . V 2 Comments
5 Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali (January 17th 1942 - June 3rd 2016) was an American former professional boxer . He was generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.
6 Harper Lee
Nelle Harper Lee, better known by her pen name Harper Lee, was an American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. Immediately successful, it won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature.
I love To Kill a Mockingbird. If anyone had read this, there would be no reason not to vote for her.
SHES DEAD LETS CELEBRATE I hate to kill a mockingbird it is so boring - Ihateschool
7 Gene Wilder
Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, screenwriter, and author. Wilder began his career on stage, and made his screen debut in the TV-series Armstrong Circle Theatre in 1962. On August 28th 2016, Wilder died due to complications with Alzheimer's ...read more.
He's the dude who played Willy Wonka in the good Charlie and the chocolate factory movie - Ihateschool
8 George Michael
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.
9 Glenn Frey
Glenn Lewis Frey was an American singer, songwriter and actor, best known as a founding member of the rock band Eagles.
10 Debbie Reynolds
Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds was an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, humanitarian, and mother of the actress and writer Carrie Fisher.
The star of Singin' in the Rain and Halloweentown has died! She also had a daughter who died before her named Carrie Fisher! - DynastiSugarPop
11 Abe Vigoda
12 Paul Kantner
13 Rene Angelil
14 Christina Grimmie
Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians . She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.
The world mourned when she was shot at a fan event.
Gun laws can't help us stop guns.
15 Bob Elliot
16 Antonin Scalia
Much more important than Bowie in the real world, but obviously not much of a musician.
17 Nick Menza
Nick Menza (1964-2016) was a professional drummer best known for his work in Megadeth from 1989-1998 and in 2004. He recorded drums on four of Megadeth's albums "Rust In Peace", "Countdown To Extinction", "Youthanasia", and "Cryptic Writings".
18 Alan Thicke
19 George Martin
20 Leonard Cohen
Leonard Norman Cohen was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist . Cohen died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82 .