Date of Death between 1916-01-01 and 1916-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Henry James

Writer | The Wings of the Dove

Henry James was born 15 April 1843, to a wealthy family. He was born in New York, New York USA. His parents were Henry James Sr. and Mary Robertson Walsh; He had one brother William James (January 11 1842-August 26 1910) and one sister Alice James. When Henry James was a young boy he would enjoy ...

2. Jack London

Writer | The Assassination Bureau

Jack London was the best-selling, highest paid and most popular American author of his time.

He was born John Griffith Chaney, on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco. He was raised by his mother Flora Wellman and his stepfather John London (he didn't know who his father was until his adulthood). ...

3. Grigory Rasputin

Gregory Rasputin was one of Russia's most controversial and mysterious figures who posed as a "holy man" and destroyed the political image and reputation of Russia's Emperor Tsar Nicholas II and his family through a series of political manipulations, disgusting scandals and treachery, provoking a ...

4. Mildred J. Hill

Soundtrack | Paycheck

She and sister, Patty Smith Hill, are buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Louisville, KY)

5. Arthur V. Johnson

Actor | The Beloved Adventurer

Arthur V. Johnson was born on February 2, 1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Arthur Vaughen Johnson. He was an actor and director, known for The Beloved Adventurer (1914), Annie Rowley's Fortune (1913) and The Adventures of Dollie (1908). He was married to Maude Webb. He died on January 17, 1916 in ...

6. Sholom Aleichem

Writer | Fiddler on the Roof

Sholom Aleichem (translated from Hebrew as a greeting "Peace be with you") was the pseudonym of Sholom Yakov Rabinovitz. He was born on February 18, 1859, in Pereyaslav near Kiev, Ukraine, in the Russian Empire. His father was a religious scholar and the family was trilingual. After his mother died...

7. Sydney Ayres

Director | Beyond the City

Handsome, dark wavy-haired leading man who appeared on the New York stage, starred in early silent films (1-3 reelers) as well as directed and wrote scenarios. Worked for various studios including Edison, American, Powers, Rex, Big U (Universal), Laemmle, Nestor and Selig. Still working until the ...

8. Emperor Franz Josef

Self | Der Kaiser von Deutschland, der Kaiser von Österreich und der König von Sachsen am Tage der Jubiläumsfeier in Dresden

Emperor Franz Josef was born on August 18, 1830 in Vienna, Austrian Empire as Franz Josef von Habsburg-Lothringen. He was married to Elizabeth of Bavaria. He died on November 21, 1916 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary.

9. Henryk Sienkiewicz

Writer | Quo Vadis

Henryk Sienkiewicz was born on May 5, 1846 in Wola Okrzejska, Poland, Russian Empire as Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz. He was a writer, known for Quo Vadis (1951), Invasion 1700 (1962) and Na jasnym brzegu (1921). He was married to Maria Babska, Maria Romanowska-Wolodkowicz and Maria ...

10. Modest Tchaikovsky

Writer | Jolanta

Modest Tchaikovsky was born on May 13, 1850 in Alapayevsk, Verkhotursky Uyezd, Perm Governorate, Russian Empire. He was a writer, known for Jolanta (2013), The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006) and Pikovaia Dama/The Queen of Spade (2011). He died on January 15, 1916 in Moscow, Russian Empire.

11. Joseph Daly

Actor | Daybreak

Joseph Daly was born on December 3, 1840 in North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Daybreak (1918), Driftwood (1916) and The Lords of High Decision (1916). He died on August 6, 1916 in Yonkers, New York, USA.

12. Sam Lucas

Actor | Uncle Tom's Cabin

Sam Lucas was an African-American actor, comedian, singer and songwriter born to free black parents in 1848. A former barber, he was once described as the "Grand Old Man of the Negro Stage". As a youngster he showed talent for guitar and singing. He started as a black-face minstrelsy on riverboats ...

13. George W. Middleton

Actor | The Soul of Broadway

George W. Middleton was born on January 1, 1833 in New York, New York, USA as George Walworth Middleton. He was an actor, known for The Soul of Broadway (1915), An American Gentleman (1915) and Born Again (1914). He was married to Anna Rebecca Ketchum. He died on January 25, 1916 in New York.

14. Oswald Boelcke

Self | Nova

Oswald Boelcke was born on May 18, 1891 in Giebichenstein, Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. He died on October 28, 1916 in Bapaume, Pas-de-Calais, France.

15. Mabel Greene

Actress | The Daughters of Men

Mabel Greene was born in 1886. She was an actress, known for The Daughters of Men (1914), Always in the Way (1915) and The Greater Love (1914). She died on February 19, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA.

17. Jean Webster

Writer | Daddy Long Legs

Attended Vassar College.

18. Lord Kitchener

Soundtrack | Ad Nauseam

Horatio Herbert Kitchener was born in Ballylongford, Ireland on June 24, 1850, the son of Lt. Col. Henry Kitchener. After attending boarding school in Switzerland, Horatio was admitted to the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, England in 1868. Commissioned as an officer in the Royal Engineers in ...

19. Soseki Natsume

Writer | Genjitsu

Pictured on the Japanese ¥1000 note.

20. Hector Hugh Munro

Writer | Alfred Hitchcock Presents

He died at the Somme while serving as Lance Serjeant with the 22nd Bn., Royal Fusiliers.

21. Doris Thompson

Actress | The Lonely Princess

Doris Thompson was born on August 16, 1859 in Ashfield, Massachusetts, USA as Doris Knowlton Thompson. She was an actress, known for The Lonely Princess (1913), A Maid of Mandalay (1913) and The Mystery of the Stolen Jewels (1913). She was married to William V. Ranous. She died on January 19, 1916 ...

22. Robert Rogers

Actor | Helene of the North

Robert Rogers was born in 1862. He was an actor, known for Helene of the North (1915) and The Thread of Life (1916). He was married to Louise McIntyre. He died on December 15, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA.

23. Richard Purdon

Actor | Almost a Heroine

Richard Purdon was born in 1850 in Ireland. He was an actor, known for Almost a Heroine (1916), The Ventures of Marguerite (1915) and The School for Scandal (1914). He died on October 11, 1916 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

24. Camille D'Arcy

Actress | Mind Over Motor

Camille D'Arcy was born in 1879. She was an actress, known for Mind Over Motor (1915), Tish's Spy (1915) and The Cave on Thunder Cloud (1915). She was married to Dr. Loren Wilder. She died on September 27, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

26. Curt A. Stark

Director | Henny Portens Reise nach Köln zur Eröffnung des Modernen Theaters

Curt A. Stark was born on February 2, 1880 in Springe, Lower Saxony, Germany as Kurt Schöltzel-Stark. He was a director and actor, known for Henny Portens Reise nach Köln zur Eröffnung des Modernen Theaters (1912), Eva (1913) and Unter der Maske (1912). He was married to Henny Porten. He ...

27. Bartley McCullum

Actor | The Third Degree

Bartley McCullum was born in Portland, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for The Third Degree (1913), The College Widow (1915) and Sorrows of Happiness (1916). He died on March 25, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

28. Princess Augusta of Cambridge

Princess Augusta of Cambridge was born on July 19, 1822 in Hannover, Kingdom of Hanover as Augusta Caroline Charlotte Elizabeth Mary Sophia Louise of Hanover. She was married to Frederick William of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She died on December 5, 1916 in Neustrelitz, Grand Duchy of ...

30. Henry Woodruff

Actor | A Man and His Mate

Henry Woodruff was born on June 1, 1869 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for A Man and His Mate (1915) and The Beckoning Flame (1915). He died on October 6, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA.

31. Max Reger

Soundtrack | Fury

32. Maurice Vinot

Actor | Les braves gens

Maurice Vinot was born on November 3, 1888 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Les braves gens (1912), Le proscrit (1912) and Les heures - Épisode 2: Le matin, le jour (1909). He died on June 23, 1916 in Pontlevoy, Loir-et-Cher, France.

33. Edith Ritchie

Actress | The College Widow

Edith Ritchie was an actress, known for The College Widow (1915), The Wolf (1914) and The Climbers (1915). She was married to Steven Morris. She died on March 24, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

34. J. Leubrie Hill

Soundtrack | America at the Movies

J. Leubrie Hill was born in 1873 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as John Leubrie Hill. He was married to Evon Robinson. He died on August 29, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA.

35. José Echegaray y Eizaguirre

Writer | Lovers?

Was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1904.

36. Mae Adams

Actress | The Hidden Law

Mae Adams was born in 1860 as Mary Gruppe. She was an actress, known for The Hidden Law (1916). She died on October 28, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA.

37. Eric Blind

Actor | Then I'll Come Back to You

Eric Blind was an actor, known for Then I'll Come Back to You (1916), The Woman in 47 (1916) and Jaffery (1916). He was married to Frances Carson. He died on December 31, 1916 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA.

38. Mrs. George W. Walters

Actress | Granny

Mrs. George W. Walters was born in 1835 in England. She was an actress, known for Granny (1913), Romeo and Juliet (1911) and The Wolf (1914). She died on February 21, 1916 in New York City, New York, USA.

39. Mabel Eaton

Actress | The Fable of the 'Good Fairy'

Mabel Eaton was born in 1875 in Nebraska, USA. She was an actress, known for The Fable of the 'Good Fairy' (1914). She was married to Leo Kamerman and William Farnum. She died on January 10, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

41. Joe Hayden

Soundtrack | Batman

42. Richard Harding Davis

Writer | Cupid's Fireman

American journalist, novelist and playwright Richard Harding Davis was born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1864 (literary talent ran in his family: his father was a newspaper editor and his mother was a writer). He attended Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, and in...

44. Enric Granados

Soundtrack | Original Sin

Enrique Costanzo Granados y Campiña was born on July 27, 1867, in Lèrida, Catalonia, Spain. His father was born in Cuba, and served in the Spanish Military. From the age of 8, young Granados studied piano in Barcelona under the tutelage of Joan Baptista Pujol. From 1883-1887 he studied composition ...

45. Inez Milholland Boissevain

Self | Our Mutual Girl

Inez Milholland Boissevain was born on August 6, 1886 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She died on November 25, 1916 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Joseph Ransome

Actor | The Ferrets

Joseph Ransome was born in 1854 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ferrets (1913), Into the Genuine (1912) and Music Hath Charms - Not (1914). He died on April 26, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

48. Mary Davenport

Actress | The Widow of Red Rock

Mary Davenport was born on April 1, 1850 in the USA. She was an actress, known for The Widow of Red Rock (1914). She was married to J. Duke Murray (manager). She died on June 26, 1916 in Fresno, California, USA.

49. Colin Reid

Actor | When the Heart Calls

Colin Reid was born in July 1867 in Australia. He was an actor, known for When the Heart Calls (1912), The Three Valises (1912) and The Fire Fighter's Love (1912). He died on September 26, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

50. Page Peters

Actor | The Unafraid

Page Peters was born in 1889. He was an actor, known for The Unafraid (1915), The Goose Girl (1915) and An International Marriage (1916). He died on June 22, 1916 in Hermosa Beach, California, USA.


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