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.

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity
The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
American
Rapper

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer

Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter

James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor
Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 
Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor
Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
French
Oldest Person Ever

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer

Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist
Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet
Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor

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

Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor
Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress

Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist

Red SkeltonRed Skelton
American
Comedian, Pantomimist

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor
Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
American
Painter, Sculptor
Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor

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Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 

Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite
Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director

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

George WaldGeorge Wald
American
Scientist

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

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
British
Biochemist and Crystallographer
Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist

Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
French
Princess

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

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
Civil Rights Activist, Nurse, Educator
Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Chinese, Japanese
Actor, Film producer, Film actor
Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler

Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor

James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French
Politician
Henri PaulHenri Paul
French
 

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

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

Michael HedgesMichael Hedges
American
Guitarist, Musician
Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor
Russ MeyerRuss Meyer
American
Baseball Player

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Artist, Painter, Sculptor, University teacher

Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer

Paul LambertPaul Lambert
American
Actor
Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
Latvian, British
Philosopher, Historian, University teacher,
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British
Diplomat, Socialite

Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Economist

Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music
Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,

Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher

Davide SorrentiDavide Sorrenti
American
Photographer

Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player
Coleman YoungColeman Young
American
Former Mayor of Detroit

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
Indian
Author, Poet
Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Real estate broker, Astrologer

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
Chinese
Physicist

Michael ManleyMichael Manley
Jamaican
Politician
Hastings BandaHastings Banda
Malawian
President

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football
Otto Ernst RemerOtto Ernst Remer
German
Writer

Robert IrsayRobert Irsay
American
 

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
lawyer, judge

Charles KuraltCharles Kuralt
American
Journalist, Correspondent, News presenter
Laurie LeeLaurie Lee
British
Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist

Eldon HokeEldon Hoke
American
Singer
James DickeyJames Dickey
American
American poet

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
French, Italian
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist
Chiang Wei-kuoChiang Wei-kuo
Politician

Walter GotellWalter Gotell
German
Actor
Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
French, Hungarian
Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor