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.

James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor
The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
American
Rapper

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter
Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

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

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor
Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet
Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist

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

Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress
Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator

Red SkeltonRed Skelton
American
Comedian, Pantomimist
Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
American
Painter, Sculptor
Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor

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Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Wife of Walt Disnry
Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Painter

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer

Sir Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
British
Philosopher

Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer
Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite
Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
British
Member of the British Royal Family

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist
Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
American
Physicist

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
British
Biochemist and Crystallographer

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
American
American humorist

George WaldGeorge Wald
American
Scientist
Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist
Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
French
Princess

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
Italian
Entrepreneur, Designer
Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader
Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
American
Educator

Henri PaulHenri Paul
French
 

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Chinese, Japanese
Actor, Film producer, Film actor

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor

Eugene Merle ShoemakerEugene Merle Shoemaker
American
Astronomer, Geologist, Physicist
Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
Dutch, American
Talent Manager

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler

Dora MaarDora Maar
French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French
Politician

Sheldon LeonardSheldon Leonard
American
Actor
Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer

Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Astrologer

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player
Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Songwriter

Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music
Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Economist

Michael HedgesMichael Hedges
American
Guitarist, Musician
Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor

Marjorie ReynoldsMarjorie Reynolds
American
Actress

Paul LambertPaul Lambert
American
Actor

Russ MeyerRuss Meyer
American
Baseball Player
Jean-Dominique BaubyJean-Dominique Bauby
French
Journalist, Autobiographer, Writer
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British
Diplomat, Socialite

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher

Don HutsonDon Hutson
American
Football player

Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer
Burnum BurnumBurnum Burnum
Australian
Activist

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football

Davide SorrentiDavide Sorrenti
American
Photographer

Coleman YoungColeman Young
American
Former Mayor of Detroit

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
Chinese
Physicist
Michael ManleyMichael Manley
Jamaican
Politician

Jack Kent CookeJack Kent Cooke
Canadian, American
Businessman
Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor

Hastings BandaHastings Banda
Malawian
President
William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
lawyer, judge
Kathy AckerKathy Acker
American
Author