Top 10 People Who Died In 2016

The Top Ten

1 David Bowie David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. more.

No doubt about it, he's definitely number 1. - MontyPython

He was someone I looked up to a lot, and when I saw the news of his death, I just broke down - prussian

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 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

God, I would've loved to see him in a movie version of The Cursed Child.

Definitely A great man!

Brilliant, kind and gentle soul. Fabulous actor!

Snape for the win - Gynidz

3 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.

4 Prince 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" .

He should be higher - mmarce445

How is he STILL in last place!

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 more.

He's the dude who played Willy Wonka in the good Charlie and the chocolate factory movie - Ihateschool

8 Glenn Frey Glenn Lewis Frey was an American singer, songwriter and actor, best known as a founding member of the rock band Eagles.
9 George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!.
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. She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her portrayal of Helen Kane in the 1950 film Three Little Words, more.

The star of Singin' in the Rain and Halloweentown has died! She also had a daughter who died before her named Carrie Fisher! - DynastiSugarPop

The Contenders

11 Rene Angelil René Angélil was a Canadian musical producer, talent manager and singer. He was the manager and husband of singer Céline Dion.
12 George Martin Sir George Henry Martin was an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician
13 Abe Vigoda
14 Paul Kantner
15 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 more.

The world mourned when she was shot at a fan event.
Gun laws can't help us stop guns.

16 Keith Emerson Keith Noel Emerson was an English keyboardist and composer. Emerson played in a number of bands before he found his first commercial success with the Nice.
17 Alan Thicke
18 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".
19 Bob Elliot
20 Antonin Scalia

Much more important than Bowie in the real world, but obviously not much of a musician.

21 Nancy Reagan Nancy Davis Reagan was an American actress and the wife of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan.

Hillary or Michelle should've died instead - bobbythebrony

22 John Glenn

First american in space

23 Kenny Baker Kenneth George "Kenny" Baker was an English actor and musician. He is best known for portraying the character R2-D2 in the Star Wars science fiction movie franchise.
24 Merle Haggard Merle Ronald Haggard was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band the Strangers helped create the Bakersfield sound.
25 Leonard Cohen Leonard Norman Cohen was a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality and personal relationships. Cohen died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82.
26 Terry Wogan

I highly recommend anyone search him interviewing "Bad News" on YouTube. Although probably not if you're a diehard Queen fan... - IronSabbathPriest

27 Doris Roberts
28 Zsa Zsa Gabor
29 Patty Duke
30 Bud Spencer Carlo Pedersoli, professionally known as Bud Spencer, was an Italian actor, professional swimmer and water polo player.
31 Garry Shandling
32 Dave Mirra
33 Christopher Zeeman Sir Erik Christopher Zeeman, was a British mathematician, known for his work in geometric topology and singularity theory.

A proper mathematician, who made some of the most inspiring steps forward in topology and had an incredible presentation style. - PositronWildhawk

34 Douglas Slocombe
35 Nick Menza (Megadeth) 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".
36 Florence Henderson
37 Gordie Howe Gordon "Gordie" Howe OC (March 31, 1928 – June 10, 2016) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. From 1946 to 1980, he played twenty-six seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL).
38 Vanity
39 Anton Yelchin Anton Viktorovich Yelchin (March 11th 1989 - June 19th 2016) was a Russian born American actor, known for playing Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek reboot series. He died in June 19th 2016 aged 27 from blunt trauma asphyxiation after being crushed by his own car outside his home.
40 Victoria Wood
41 Fidel Castro Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, known as Fidel Castro (August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016), was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he more.
42 Craig Sager
43 Shawty Lo
44 Ricky Harris
45 Greg Lake Gregory Stuart Lake was an English bassist, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer who gained prominence as a founding member of the progressive rock bands King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

So sad!

46 Elie Wiesel
47 Alan Vega
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