Celebrity Deaths of 2016: The Comprehensive List

39. Fidel Castro (90)

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Love him or hate him, Castro made his mark on the world and will always have a spot in the history books.  He governed Cuba as both Prime Minister and President from 1959 to 2008.  His cause of death is still undisclosed.

40. Morley Safer (84)

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Morley Safer and 60 Minutes went hand-in-hand.   His signature voice built the foundation for his 60-year career as a journalist.  He won a total of 12 Emmys during his lifetime.  After retiring from 60 Minutes, he died only 8 days later.  He spent 46 seasons on the show.

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