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

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor
James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
Italian
Fashion Designer

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer
Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician

Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
French
Oldest Person Ever
Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer
Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor

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

Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter
Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor

Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist
Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Japanese
Actor
Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
American
Painter, Sculptor
Red SkeltonRed Skelton
American
Comedian, Pantomimist

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Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress
Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian, British
Conductor, Pianist

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Painter
Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor

Sir Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
British
Philosopher

Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Wife of Walt Disnry
Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
American
Humorist
Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist
Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
American
Physicist

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
British
Biochemist and Crystallographer
George WaldGeorge Wald
American
Scientist

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon
Israel Kamakawiwo'oleIsrael Kamakawiwo'ole
American
Singer-songwriter

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
American
Educator

Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader

Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler
Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor

Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
Dutch, American
Talent Manager

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British, American
Political activist

Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Songwriter
Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor

Ennis CosbyEnnis Cosby
American
Teacher

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
Chinese
Physicist
Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
Indian
Politician

Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor
James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French, British
Politician

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Eugene StonerEugene Stoner
American
Designer
Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football
Dora MaarDora Maar
French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Bao DaiBao Dai
Vietnamese
Emperor

Sheldon LeonardSheldon Leonard
American
Actor

Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer
Tony WilliamsTony Williams
American
Drummer
Robert SwensonRobert Swenson
American
Wrestler

Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer

Roberto GoizuetaRoberto Goizueta
American
Businessman

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,
William AlexanderWilliam Alexander
German, American
painter

Louis, Prince NapoleonLouis, Prince Napoleon
German, French
Prince

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
Jurist

Agnieszka OsieckaAgnieszka Osiecka
Polish
Poet

Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Psychic
Michael ManleyMichael Manley
Jamaican
Politician

Bridgette AndersenBridgette Andersen
American
Actress
Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player

Gumpei YokoiGumpei Yokoi
Japanese
Video Game Designer
Billy MacKenzieBilly MacKenzie
Scottish
 
Paul Efthemios TsongasPaul Efthemios Tsongas
American