Famous People Who Died In 1997

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1997. This list includes people like The Notorious B.I.G., Mother Teresa, John Denver, Andrew Cunanan, Chris Farley and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, poets and philosophers who died in 1997. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Chris FarleyChris Farley
15 February 1964, American
 
Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
31 August 1969, American
American Spree Killer

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972, American
Rapper

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
26 August 1910, Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
24 March 1917, British
Biochemist and Crystallographer
James StewartJames Stewart
20 May 1908, American
Actor

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
22 January 1960, Australian
Musician

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
17 November 1966, American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
06 August 1917, American
Film actor
Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
22 August 1904, Chinese
 

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926, American
Poet
Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
15 April 1955, Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
21 February 1875, French
Oldest Person Ever

Ben HoganBen Hogan
13 August 1912, American
American professional golfer
Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
16 November 1907, American
Actor

Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
11 April 1930, American
Occultist
Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
11 June 1910, French
French Explorer

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
05 February 1914, American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Brian KeithBrian Keith
14 November 1921, American
Actor
Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
10 November 1934, American
Actress

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
13 October 1948, Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
07 March 1944, American
Singer & Songwriter

Fela KutiFela Kuti
15 October 1938, Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
14 October 1930, Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
27 October 1923, American
Painter, Sculptor
Denver PyleDenver Pyle
11 May 1920, American
Actor
Red SkeltonRed Skelton
18 July 1913, American
Comedian, Pantomimist

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
19 September 1921, Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
24 September 1918, American
Actress

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
16 January 1958, Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer
James A. MichenerJames A. Michener
03 February 1907, American
 

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
06 May 1916, American
Voice Actor

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
01 July 1961, British
 

Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
29 September 1896, American
Entrepreneur, Socialite

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Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
04 March 1916, German
 
Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
29 April 1907, Austrian, British, American
Film Director

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
22 March 1918, Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation
Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
08 April 1911, American
Biochemist

Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
30 August 1912, American
Physicist

George WaldGeorge Wald
18 November 1906, American
Scientist
Leo RostenLeo Rosten
11 April 1908, American
American humorist

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
22 September 1901, Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon
Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
04 December 1908, American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
27 January 1903, Australian
Neurophysiologist

Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
01 July 1961, French
Princess

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
02 December 1946, Italian
Entrepreneur, Designer

Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
05 May 1956, Indian
Businessperson, Film producer
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26 March 1905, Austrian
Surgeon, Psychotherapist, Psychologist,

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
28 May 1934
Civil Rights Activist, Nurse, Educator

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
04 February 1906, American
Astronomer, University teacher

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
27 February 1958, American
Lawyer
Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
01 April 1920, Chinese, Japanese
Actor, Film producer, Film actor

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
11 June 1915, American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor
Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
10 October 1926, American
Actor

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
17 July 1952, American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
01 April 1946, British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
Rich MullinsRich Mullins
21 October 1955, American
Singer, Musician, Composer

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
24 April 1904, Dutch, American
Artist, Painter, Sculptor, University teacher

Henri PaulHenri Paul
03 July 1956, French
 

Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
15 February 1899, American
Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist
Hughie GreenHughie Green
02 February 1920, British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer

Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
06 June 1909, Latvian, British
Philosopher, Historian, University teacher,
James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
26 February 1933, French
Politician

Michael ManleyMichael Manley
10 December 1924, Jamaican
Politician

Michael HedgesMichael Hedges
31 December 1953, American
Guitarist, Musician

Don MessickDon Messick
07 September 1926, American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor
Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
27 September 1916, Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
20 March 1920, British
Diplomat, Socialite

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
09 December 1942, British
Association football player, Association football

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
21 October 1912, Hungarian
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music

Davide SorrentiDavide Sorrenti
09 July 1976, American
Photographer
Coleman YoungColeman Young
24 May 1918, American
Former Mayor of Detroit

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
31 May 1912, Chinese
Physicist

Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
28 September 1910, Filipino
Economist

Hastings BandaHastings Banda
15 February 1898, Malawian
President

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
25 April 1906, American
lawyer, judge
Eldon HokeEldon Hoke
23 March 1958, American
Singer

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
09 April 1906, French, Hungarian
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor
Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
05 January 1904, American
Real estate broker, Astrologer

Walter GotellWalter Gotell
15 March 1924, German
Actor

James DickeyJames Dickey
02 February 1923, American
American poet
Otto Ernst RemerOtto Ernst Remer
18 August 1912, German
Writer

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
26 January 1908, French, Italian
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist
Charles KuraltCharles Kuralt
10 September 1934, American
Journalist, Correspondent, News presenter

Chiang Wei-kuoChiang Wei-kuo
06 October 1916
Politician

Jean-Dominique BaubyJean-Dominique Bauby
23 April 1952, French
Journalist, Autobiographer, Writer

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet
Laurie LeeLaurie Lee
26 June 1914, British
Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist

Jean LouisJean Louis
05 October 1907, French, Haitian, American
Artist, Screenwriter, Costume designer
Robert IrsayRobert Irsay
05 March 1923, American
 

Chaim HerzogChaim Herzog
17 September 1918, Israeli
Former President of Israel

Aldo RossiAldo Rossi
03 May 1931, Italian
architect, designer, urban planner, screenwriter,

Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
11 March 1922, French, Greek
Philosopher, Economist, Writer, University
Eugene Merle ShoemakerEugene Merle Shoemaker
28 April 1928, American
Astronomer, Geologist, Physicist