Deaths in August 2016

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The following is a list of notable deaths in August 2016. For notable deaths before the current month, please see "Months". Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by last name or pseudonym. Deaths of non-humans are reported here also if notable.

  • Each listing of a death must have a source. If no reference is included, the death notice will be removed. The following are the requirements of adding a name to the list in its order: name, age, nationality, what the person is known for, cause of death (if known) and most importantly a source.

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Queen Anne
Forbes Carlile
Ahmed Zewail
Steve LaTourette
Patrice Munsel
Gaspar Saladino
Yuri Bregel
Gerald Grosvenor
Kalikho Pul
John Saunders
Glenn Yarbrough
Kenny Baker
Fyvush Finkel
João Havelange
John McLaughlin
Arthur Hiller
S. R. Nathan
Reinhard Selten
Walter Scheel
James Cronin
Marvin Kaplan
Davoud Rashidi
Juan Gabriel
Gene Wilder

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  1. Queen Anne of Romania – obituary
  2. Former Lt. Gov. Frank Blas dead at 75
  3. Bocsiwr o Gymru wedi marw yn 83 oed
  4. БФС се преклони пред паметта на Траян Дянков (in Bulgarian)
  5. Acclaimed Israeli composer and educator Andre Hajdu dies at age 84
  6. In Memoriam – Harrie Langman, founding dean RSM
  7. "Ojibwe author Jim Northrup dies at age 73". Archived from the original on 2016-08-02. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  8. "Raimundo Ongaro Dies". Archived from the original on 2016-08-03. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  9. Army’s first 3-star Asian-American general buried at Punchbowl
  10. Harry Potter and Life of Brian actor Terence Bayler dies aged 86
  11. Jonathan Borwein dies at 65
  12. Father of Australian Swimming Forbes Carlile Passes Away
  13. Gordon T. Danby, Maglev inventor, dies
  14. David Huddleston, who played title role in 'The Big Lebowski,' dies at 85
  15. Robert Mabro, Oil Guru Who Brokered OPEC Peace Deal, Dies at 81
  16. "Polish Cardinal Franciszek Macharski Dies at 89". Archived from the original on 2016-09-21. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  17. "Beloved humorist Juan Carlos Mesa dies". Archived from the original on 2016-09-21. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  18. Falleció el exalcalde de Quito Álvaro Pérez Archived 6 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  19. Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist Zewail dies
  20. Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri executed for treason
  21. Motor racing legend Chris Amon dies
  22. Bishop Mansueto Bianchi †
  23. "Elizabeth Florence Colson". Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  24. Louis Herman, Who Talked With Dolphins, Dies at 86
  25. Author, nationalist Mel Hurtig dies at 84
  26. Abdul Jeelani dies at 62
  27. "Former Congressman Steve LaTourette dies of pancreatic cancer". Archived from the original on 2016-08-05. Retrieved 2019-05-06.
  28. Robert Rosencrans, C-SPAN visionary, dies at 89
  29. Elliot Tiber dies; artist, screenplay writer, Woodstock enabler was 81
  30. 'Little Miss Dynamite' Jean Antone dies
  31. Eugene V. Atkinson, former congressman and Beaver County commissioner, dead at 89
  32. Famed opera singer Patrice Munsel, who left Spokane for Met fame, dies at 91
  33. Albert O. "Ab" Nicholas dies
  34. Snaffu Rigor, 69
  35. Gaspar Saladino, R.I.P.
  36. Скончалась народная артистка РСФСР Зинаида Шарко (in Russian)
  37. Cameroun - Nécrologie: L’ancien Lion indomptable Charles Toube est mort (in French)
  38. Legendary Kilkenny handballer Walsh dies
  39. Trauer um ehemaligen Offis-Vorstand im Nordwesten (in German)
  40. Liverpool University Press chair David Attwooll dies
  41. "Shamim Ara dies at 78". Archived from the original on 2016-08-06. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  42. Oregon senator Alan Bates dies at age 71
  43. Former Sabha president dies at 93
  44. Sir Robin Chichester-Clark, MP for Londonderry – obituary
  45. Christchurch architect Don Donnithorne dies aged 90
  46. Alt Bundesrat Alphons Egli gestorben (in German)
  47. Songwriter Richard Fagan Dead at 69
  48. Hillman, Dr.: Obituary
  49. "Founder of Tuparamo rebels, defense minister dies in Uruguay". Archived from the original on 2016-08-09. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  50. Aos 50 anos, morre o cantor Vander Lee, em Minas Gerais Archived 2016-08-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Portuguese)
  51. Actress Annet Nieuwenhuyzen dies
  52. Bishop Salvador Quizon Quizon †
  53. John Alan Robinson Obituary
  54. "Former champ Jose Becerra passes". Archived from the original on 2016-09-11. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  55. Holocaust hero passes away at 90
  56. Helen Bentley dies at 92
  57. Australia's first world surfing champion, Bernard 'Midget' Farrelly, dies aged 71
  58. Pete Fountain, who kept Dixieland swinging in New Orleans, dies at 86
  59. Temple Painter, musician
  60. Obituary: Robin Spark, artist
  61. Broadway and Film Producer Norman Twain Passes Away at 85
  62. Luge family mourns former World Champion Michael Walter
  63. "In memoriam of Jan Wilsgaard". Archived from the original on 2016-09-15. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  64. Walter Young
  65. Yuri Bregel
  66. Larry Brink Archived 19 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  67. Bryan Clauson passes away after injuries sustained in Belleville crash
  68. Swiss gymnastics legend Jack Günthard dies
  69. First BTCC champion Jack Sears obituary: 1930-2016
  70. Ruby Winters Jenkins
  71. Bishop Edward Daly dies aged 82
  72. RS publisher and journalists Zeljko Kopanja dies
  73. Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Klaus Weber (in German)
  74. Bill Alsup dies in backcountry crane accident
  75. Veteran Tamil film producer Panchu Arunachalam passes away at 76
  76. Bishop Miguel José Asurmendi Aramendía, S.D.B.(1995.09.08 – 2016.01.08)
  77. Duke of Westminster dies aged 64
  78. Siegbert Horn
  79. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Barry Jenner passes away at 75
  80. Former governor State Bank AGN Kazi passes away
  81. Robert Kiley, a Forceful Mass Transit Chief in Boston, London and New York, Dies at 80
  82. Philadelphia TV Pioneer Captain Noah Dies at Age 90
  83. Russian-American sculptor Ernst Neizvestny dies in New York
  84. Kalikho Pul, Removed As Arunachal Chief Minister Weeks Ago, Found Hanging
  85. Mort de Philippe Roberts-Jones (in French)
  86. Writer-turned-politician Wang Tuoh has died, 72
  87. Former OSU Football Star Neill Armstrong Dies at 90
  88. Judge C. Welborn Daniel
  89. Longtime ESPN Host John Saunders Dies at 61
  90. Gerhard Tötschinger (1946–2016)
  91. Former legislator Jim Dunn dies
  92. Bishop Francesco Sgalambro †
  93. Len Steckler, Director on the Kids TV Special 'Free to Be … You and Me,' Dies at 88
  94. Tribute to Sir Ian Turbott AO CMG CVO CStJ
  95. Singer Glenn Yarbrough dead at 86
  96. Paul Kraabel, 83, was a former state legislator and Seattle councilman
  97. "Alison Piepmeier, CofC professor and writer, dies after long battle with brain cancer". Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  98. Renowned Serbian painter Ljuba Popovic passes away
  99. Ruby Wilson, ‘Queen of Beale Street,’ dies at 68
  100. Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2, dies
  101. Addio a Ettore Bernabei, papà della Rai del boom (in Italian)
  102. Connie Crothers, Jazz Pianist, Composer and Instructor, Dies at 75
  103. "Swaminarayan Sanstha Pramukh Swami dies". Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  104. Mort de la romancière Françoise Mallet-Joris (in French)
  105. Prize-winning author Joyce Carol Thomas dead at 78
  106. 著名越剧表演艺术家毕春芳去世 享年90岁(图) (in Chinese)
  107. Fyvush Finkel, ‘Picket Fences’ and ‘Boston Public’ Actor, Dies at 93
  108. Lord Goff of Chieveley
  109. Aboud Jumbe Mwinyi is dead
  110. Hermann Kant ist tot (in German)
  111. Duke Flags Lowered: Physics Professor J. Horst Meyer Dies
  112. Leading Tamil lyricist dies
  113. Scomparso Lorenzo Piani della SND Music Archived 2016-09-27 at the Wayback Machine (in Italian)
  114. Japanese baseball Hall of Famer Toyoda dies
  115. 元AV女優・紅音ほたるさん急死 生前最後のツイートが話題 (in Japanese)
  116. Ex-Aston Villa Player Dalian Atkinson Dies In Police Tasering
  117. Mauril Bélanger dies at age 61
  118. Choo Choo Coleman, member of original Mets, dies at 80
  119. Bobby Hutcherson, Jazz Legend of the Vibraphone, Dies at 75
  120. Award-winning journalist, advocate for tolerance dies
  121. Former FIFA President Joao Havelange Dies at Age 100
  122. John McLaughlin Dies: Longtime ‘The McLaughlin Group’ Host Was 89
  123. Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett dies at 76
  124. Gebbie, Physics Visionary and Mentor to Nobel Laureates, Dies at 84
  125. Arthur Hiller, Director of 'Love Story,' Dies at 92
  126. Machli, Queen of Ranthambore and perhaps the most photographed tigress on earth: An obituary
  127. Jérôme Monod, le patron qui comptait pour Chirac, est mort à 85 ans (in French)
  128. Michael Napier-Brown Royal Theatre dies in hospital[permanent dead link]
  129. John W. Vessey Jr., Who Was Chairman of Joint Chiefs, Dies at 94
  130. D.A. Henderson, ‘disease detective’ who eradicated smallpox, dies at 87
  131. Lou Pearlman, Disgraced Backstreet Boys Impresario, Dies at 62
  132. Athletics: First Soviet Olympic champion Ponomareva passes away
  133. Jack Riley Dies: ‘Bob Newhart Show’ & Mel Brooks Movie Actor Was 80
  134. Washington Post, 'Horacio Salgán, Argentine tango composer and musical pathbreaker, dies at 100', 23 August 2016
  135. Former somali vice president, defense minister in 1970s dies at 85-in-virginia
  136. Legendary Yugoslav-Era Actress Mira Stupica Dies
  137. Philippines’ ‘Horror Queen’ Lilia Cuntapay dies at 81
  138. Italian soprano Daniela Dessi dies suddenly
  139. Irving Fields
  140. Ex-Lions tight end Jim Gibbons dies at 79
  141. Harry Gilmer was a Tide superstar
  142. Renowned mycologist Richard Korf dies at 91
  143. Nie żyje znakomity polski malarz Eugeniusz GENO Małkowski. Publikował na (in Polish)
  144. Falleció Ignacio Padilla en accidente automovilístico (in Spanish)
  145. Lord Brian Rix dead: Actor and prominent disability campaigner dies aged 92
  146. Irish jazz musician Louis Stewart dies aged 72
  147. Sir Antony Jay obituary
  148. Obituary: Romanian Actor Marin Moraru
  149. El poliédrico artista Benet Rossell fallece a los 78 años (in Spanish)
  150. Anti-Franco activist Jordi Carbonell dies aged 92
  151. Singapore's 6th president SR Nathan dies, age 92
  152. Gilli Smyth 1933–2016
  153. Toots Thielemans dies at 94
  154. Steven Hill, who played DA Schiff on Law & Order, dead at 94
  155. Esther Jungreis, 'the Jewish Billy Graham,' Dies at 80
  156. Skidronningen og pioneren Berit Mørdre er død Archived 2016-10-12 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
  157. Jeremiah O’Keefe, Ace in His First World War II Battle, Dies at 93
  158. Reinhard Selten, Game Theorist Who Won Nobel Prize, Dies at 85
  159. Elsie Wayne, former PC MP and Saint John mayor, dies
  160. Fallece ex pelotero dominicano Juan Bell a los 48 años (in Spanish)
  161. French writer Michel Butor dies aged 89: family Archived 17 September 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  162. Morre aos 96 anos o filósofo francês Gilles-Gaston Granger (in Portuguese)
  163. 仲里周五郎さん死去 沖縄空手界をリード (in Japanese)
  164. Walter Scheel, Ex-President of West Germany, Is Dead at 97
  165. Roger Tsien, Longtime UCSD Professor, Nobel Prize Winner, Dies
  166. Obituary Henning Voscherau: A strong mayor in turbulent times Archived 25 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  167. «Три секунды, которые потрясли мир»: в Подмосковье скончалась спортивный комментатор Нина Ерёмина (in Russian)
  168. First woman to reach rank of under-secretary-general at UN has died
  169. Robert Todd Carroll (1945–2016) Obituary
  170. Nobel laureate James Cronin dies at 84
  171. Morreu a “menina da rádio” (in Portuguese)
  172. Former Newstalk ZB host Justin du Fresne dies
  173. "Muckraking SF journalist Warren Hinckle dies at 77". Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  174. Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners
  175. Marvin Kaplan, Character Actor Known for ‘Alice’ and ‘Top Cat,’ Dies at 89
  176. Śmierć Anny Kurskiej, matki Jacka i Jarosława... Kim była? (in Polish)
  177. Iconic French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel dies at 86
  178. Legendary singer Eddy Silitonga passes away at 65
  179. "R.I.P.: George Spencer-Brown (1923–2016)". Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  180. Legendary jazz recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder dies at 91
  181. Former Tanaiste Peter Barry dies after short illness Archived 28 August 2016 at
  182. "Paul Comi". Archived from the original on 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  183. Fallece el dirigente político, Hatuey De Camps (in Spanish)
  184. Joseph DeMaestri Obituary
  185. Langrennslegenden Harald Grønningen er død (in Norwegian)
  186. Voormalig Ajax-speler Ton Pronk (75) overleden (in Dutch)
  187. داود رشیدی درگذشت (in Persian)
  188. Zemřel vicemistr světa Jiří Tichý (†82). Dělal kapitána ve Spartě a získal s ní tituly (in Czech)
  189. Tristeza total: Murió la actriz Érika Wallner Archived 30 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  190. "'Cookie,' the world's oldest living cockatoo, dies at 83 at Brookfield Zoo". Archived from the original on 2016-08-30. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  191. 映画監督の松山善三さん死去 「名もなく貧しく美しく」 (in Japanese)
  192. "A los 89 años falleció el destacado pintor José Balmes" [Distinguished Painter José Balmes Passes Away at Age 89] (in Spanish). ADN Radio. 28 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  193. Former Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer Dies at Age 80
  194. Mr. Fuji, WWE Hall of Famer, Dies at 82
  195. Juan Gabriel, superstar Mexican singer, dies at 66
  196. Lennart "Klimpen" Häggroth är död (in Swedish)
  197. Family: Wilder passed to 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'
  198. Czech Olympic champion gymnast Vera Caslavska dies aged 74
  199. MTSU professor and 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' expert dies
  200. Last Fluent Speaker Of Wichita Tribal Language Dies
  201. Marc Riboud, Photojournalist Who Found Grace in the Turbulent, Dies at 93
  202. Legendary 747 designer Sutter dies age 95
  203. "Former Harford, Cecil Counties Delegate B. Daniel Riley dies at 70". Archived from the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  204. Myron Tribus

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