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.

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
American
Rapper
Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer

James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor
Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist
Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana
Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
French
Oldest Person Ever

Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist
Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist

Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator
Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Japanese
Actor
Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor

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

Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress
Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

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Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Painter

Sir Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
British
Philosopher

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer
Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian, British
Conductor, Pianist
Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Wife of Walt Disnry

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 

Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director
Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
British
Member of the British Royal Family

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist

Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
American
Physicist
Leo RostenLeo Rosten
American
American humorist

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

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

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

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
American
Educator

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader

Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
Dutch, American
Talent Manager
Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British
Diplomat, Socialite

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor

Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Astrologer
Paul LambertPaul Lambert
American
Actor

Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor
Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football

Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor

Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Songwriter
Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
Dora MaarDora Maar
French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Henri PaulHenri Paul
French
 

Eugene Merle ShoemakerEugene Merle Shoemaker
American
Geologist
Michael HedgesMichael Hedges
American
Guitarist, Musician

James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French
Politician
Russ MeyerRuss Meyer
American
Baseball Player

Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer

Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer

Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor
Sheldon LeonardSheldon Leonard
American
Actor
Jean-Dominique BaubyJean-Dominique Bauby
French
Journalist, Autobiographer, Writer

Samuel FullerSamuel Fuller
American
Director

Davide SorrentiDavide Sorrenti
American
Photographer

Michael ManleyMichael Manley
Jamaican
Politician
Hastings BandaHastings Banda
Malawian
President

Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player

Harold RobbinsHarold Robbins
American
Author

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,

Israel Kamakawiwo'oleIsrael Kamakawiwo'ole
American
Singer-songwriter
William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
Jurist

Don HutsonDon Hutson
American
Football player
Eldon HokeEldon Hoke
American
Singer

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
French, Italian
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist
Walter GotellWalter Gotell
German
Actor
Masaru IbukaMasaru Ibuka
Japanese
Businessman