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Notable Deaths of 2016 (54 images)

A look back at those who died in 2016.
Updated: Dec. 1, 2016 at 11:50 AM
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba who led a communist revolution on the island nation, died Nov. 26, state-run media reported. He was 90. The cause of Castro's death was not revealed, but his failing health fueled speculation about various illnesses in his later years.Cuban President Fidel Castro is pictured in this July 26, 1984 file photo during celebrations in Cienfuegos, Cuba marking the 31st anniversary of the start of the Cuban Revolution. Photo by UPI/File
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Florence Henderson
Florence Henderson
Florence Henderson, best known for her role as Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, died on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Henderson is seen here at the premiere of Fifty Shades of Black in January 2016. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Gwen Ifill
Gwen Ifill
Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of The PBS NewsHour and moderator of PBS's Washington Week, died Monday, November 14, 2016, at age 61 after a battle with cancer. Ms. Ifill is seen here moderating the 2008 vice-presidential debate. Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI
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Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen
Singer-poet Leonard Cohen has passed away according to a post on his official Facebook page. Cohen is seen here during his induction into the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Photo by Ezio Peterson/UPI
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Janet Reno
Janet Reno
Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General, passed away at 78 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Reno is seen here in the Rose Garden of the White House with U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) and Vice President Al Gore on February 11, 1993. UPI
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Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres
A file handout photo dated, July 17, 1986, provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, shows Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres at a parade of Air Force cadets in southern Israel. The elder statesman Shimon Peres died at the age 93 on September 28, 2016, at a Tel Aviv hospital. Peres was Israel's ninth president, defense minister, foreign minister and Nobel Peace Prize laureate and was known as a man of vision and action. Photo by file photo Israeli Government Press Office
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Arnold Palmer
Arnold Palmer
Golf legend Arnold Palmer, recognized as one of the greatest players to have ever played a round, died on Sunday, September 25, at the age of 87. Palmer is seen opening the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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