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.

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
British
Member of the British Royal Family
James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
American
Rapper

Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter
Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician
Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 

Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
French
Oldest Person Ever

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor

Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist
Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist
Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer

Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress
Red SkeltonRed Skelton
American
Comedian, Pantomimist

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor
Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Japanese
Actor

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
American
Painter, Sculptor

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress
Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer

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Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor
Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Painter

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer
Sir Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
British
Philosopher
Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Wife of Walt Disnry

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian, British
Conductor, Pianist

Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite
Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist
Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
American
Physicist

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine
John KendrewJohn Kendrew
British
Biochemist and Crystallographer

George WaldGeorge Wald
American
Scientist

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
American
American humorist
Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon

Jimmy StewartJimmy Stewart
American
 
Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
Italian
Fashion designer

Israel Kamakawiwo'oleIsrael Kamakawiwo'ole
American
Singer-songwriter

Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader

Viktor E. FranklViktor E. Frankl
Austrian
Neurologist
Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
Dutch, American
Talent Manager

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Denis Charles Scott ComptonDenis Charles Scott Compton
British
Cricketer

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
American
Educator
Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor
Sheldon LeonardSheldon Leonard
American
Actor

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor
Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Songwriter

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British, American
Political activist
Ennis CosbyEnnis Cosby
American
Teacher

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
Jurist
Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor

Marjorie ReynoldsMarjorie Reynolds
American
Actress
Robert SwensonRobert Swenson
American
Wrestler

James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French, British
Politician

Harry HelmsleyHarry Helmsley
American
Businessman

Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
Indian
Politician
Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer
Bao DaiBao Dai
Vietnamese
Emperor

Dora MaarDora Maar
French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Eugene StonerEugene Stoner
American
Designer

Jose Garcia VillaJose Garcia Villa
Filipino
Poet
Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football

William AlexanderWilliam Alexander
German, American
painter

Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Psychic

Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor

Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer
Tony WilliamsTony Williams
American
Drummer

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher
Paul Efthemios TsongasPaul Efthemios Tsongas
American
 

Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player
Bridgette AndersenBridgette Andersen
American
Actress
Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
Chinese
Physicist