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.

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
(American Spree Killer)

31 August 1969

American

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.
(Rapper)

21 May 1972

American

Chris FarleyChris Farley

15 February 1964

American

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

Albanian,Indian

John DenverJohn Denver
(Singer-songwriter)

31 December 1943

American

John KendrewJohn Kendrew
(Biochemist and Crystallographer)

24 March 1917

British

James StewartJames Stewart
(Actor)

20 May 1908

American

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
(Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist)

17 November 1966

American

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
(Musician)

22 January 1960

Australian

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
(Film actor)

06 August 1917

American

Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
(Oldest Person Ever)

21 February 1875

French

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping

22 August 1904

Chinese

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Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
(Actor)

16 November 1907

American

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
(Ex-Lover of Princess Diana)

15 April 1955

Egyptian

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
(Poet)

03 June 1926

American

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
(Singer & Songwriter)

07 March 1944

American

Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
(Occultist)

11 April 1930

American

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)

13 October 1948

Pakistani

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William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

05 February 1914

American

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
(French Explorer)

11 June 1910

French

Brian KeithBrian Keith
(Actor)

14 November 1921

American

Fela KutiFela Kuti
(Multi-instrumentalist)

15 October 1938

Nigerian

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
(Dictator)

14 October 1930

Congolese,Moroccan

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
(Painter, Sculptor)

27 October 1923

American

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Denver PyleDenver Pyle
(Actor)

11 May 1920

American

Ben HoganBen Hogan
(American professional golfer)

13 August 1912

American

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
(Actress)

10 November 1934

American

Red SkeltonRed Skelton
(Comedian, Pantomimist)

18 July 1913

American

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
(Educator and Philosopher)

19 September 1921

Brazilian

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
(Actress)

24 September 1918

American

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James A. MichenerJames A. Michener

03 February 1907

American

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
(Mountaineer)

16 January 1958

Kazakh,Nepalese,Russian

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
(Voice Actor)

06 May 1916

American

Princess DianaPrincess Diana

01 July 1961

British

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck

04 March 1916

German

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
(Film Director)

29 April 1907

Austrian,British,American

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Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
(Entrepreneur, Socialite)

29 September 1896

American

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
(Guyana's Father of Nation)

22 March 1918

Guyanese

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
(Biochemist)

08 April 1911

American

Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
(Physicist)

30 August 1912

American

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
(American humorist)

11 April 1908

American

George WaldGeorge Wald
(Scientist)

18 November 1906

American

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Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
(Physician & Surgeon)

22 September 1901

Canadian,American

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
(Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine)

04 December 1908

American

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
(Neurophysiologist)

27 January 1903

Australian

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
(Entrepreneur, Designer)

02 December 1946

Italian

Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
(Princess)

01 July 1961

French

Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
(Businessperson, Film producer)

05 May 1956

Indian

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Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
(Surgeon, Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, Educationist, University teacher, Neurologist)

26 March 1905

Austrian

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
(Civil Rights Activist, Nurse, Educator)

28 May 1934

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
(Astronomer, University teacher)

04 February 1906

American

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
(Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music director)

21 October 1912

Hungarian

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
(Lawyer)

27 February 1958

American

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
(Actor, Film producer, Film actor)

01 April 1920

Chinese,Japanese

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Rich MullinsRich Mullins
(Singer, Musician, Composer)

21 October 1955

American

Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
(Philanthropist, Secretary, Artist)

15 February 1899

American

James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
(Politician)

26 February 1933

French

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

17 July 1952

American

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
(Actor, Socialite, Television actor)

11 June 1915

American

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
(Artist, Painter, Sculptor, University teacher)

24 April 1904

Dutch,American

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Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
(Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)

01 April 1946

British

Dora MaarDora Maar
(Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet, Choreographer, Sculptor, Model)

22 November 1907

French

Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
(Philosopher, Historian, University teacher, Diplomat)

06 June 1909

Latvian,British

Don MessickDon Messick
(Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor)

07 September 1926

American

Hughie GreenHughie Green
(Television presenter, Actor, Television producer)

02 February 1920

British

Henri PaulHenri Paul

03 July 1956

French

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Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
(Economist)

28 September 1910

Filipino

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
(Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic, Journalist, Racecar driver)

27 September 1916

Italian

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
(Diplomat, Socialite)

20 March 1920

British

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
(Association football player, Association football manager)

09 December 1942

British

Victor VasarelyVictor Vasarely
(Painter, Visual artist, Sculptor)

09 April 1906

French,Hungarian

Eldon HokeEldon Hoke
(Singer)

23 March 1958

American

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Michael ManleyMichael Manley
(Politician)

10 December 1924

Jamaican

Hastings BandaHastings Banda
(President)

15 February 1898

Malawian

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
(Physicist)

31 May 1912

Chinese