Died On April 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on April 17. The list includes people like Benjamin Franklin, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, A. Alfred Taubman, Roger Wolcott Sperry, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Famous personalities featured on this list, include philosophers, poets, composers and political leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom and many more countries.

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
British, American
Founding Father of the United States
Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Indian
Confident, Ambitious

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
American
Photographer, Musician

Barbara BushBarbara Bush
American
Former First Lady of the U.S

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Roger Wolcott SperryRoger Wolcott Sperry
American
Neuropsychologist
A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman
American
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
French
Physicist

Gabriel Garcia MarquezGabriel Garcia Marquez
Colombian
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Henrik DamHenrik Dam
Danish
Biochemist

SoundaryaSoundarya
Indian
Actress
John Paul Getty Jr.John Paul Getty Jr.
Italian, British
Philanthropist

Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
American
guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor

Kateri TekakwithaKateri Tekakwitha
American
Saint

Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
Mexican
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,
Ralph AbernathyRalph Abernathy
American
Civil Rights Activist

Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
American
Officer

Michael SarrazinMichael Sarrazin
Canadian
Actor

Kitty CarlisleKitty Carlisle
American
actor,singer, musician, opera singer
Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
Indian
Politician

Turgut ÖzalTurgut Özal
Turkish
President
Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
Austrian, Hungarian, Italian
Holy Roman emperor

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 

Kantarō SuzukiKantarō Suzuki
Japanese
Political leader
Nasser Al-KharafiNasser Al-Kharafi
Egyptian
Kuwaiti businessman

Chaim HerzogChaim Herzog
Israeli
Former President of Israel
Abba KyariAbba Kyari
Nigerian
Businessperson

ProclusProclus
Turkish
philosopher

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Patrick GeddesPatrick Geddes
Scottish
Biologist

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Bennie G. AdkinsBennie G. Adkins
American
Soldier
Yiannis LatsisYiannis Latsis
Greek
Businessman

Cheo FelicianoCheo Feliciano
Puerto Rican
Singer

Osamu DezakiOsamu Dezaki
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter, Impresario

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de SévignéMarie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné
French
Aristocrat
Richard HawkinsRichard Hawkins
British
Explorer
Philip WebbPhilip Webb
British
Architect

Áedán mac GabráinÁedán mac Gabráin
Scottish
King of Dál Riata

Orestes BrownsonOrestes Brownson
American
Writer

Dede AllenDede Allen
American
Film Editor
V. S. Srinivasa SastriV. S. Srinivasa Sastri
Indian
Politician

Marino FalieroMarino Faliero
Italian
Doge of Venice

Pope Benedict IIIPope Benedict III
Italian
Pope

Earl KingEarl King
American
Musician

Jorge IsaacsJorge Isaacs
Colombian
Writer
Hans DrieschHans Driesch
German
Biologist

Johann MatthesonJohann Mattheson
German
Composer
Theodore KomisarjevskyTheodore Komisarjevsky
Italian, Russian
Director

Samuel MoreySamuel Morey
American
Inventor

Patriarch Alexy I of MoscowPatriarch Alexy I of Moscow
Russian
Religious leader
Juan Bautista SacasaJuan Bautista Sacasa
Nicaraguan
Political figure

Richard BrauerRichard Brauer
German, American
Mathematician
Robert of MolesmeRobert of Molesme
French
Roman Catholic saint

Sotigui KouyatéSotigui Kouyaté
Burkinabe, Malian
Actor

Dmitry LevitzkyDmitry Levitzky
Ukrainian, Russian
Painter

Alf SjöbergAlf Sjöberg
Swedish
Director

Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-BernburgChristian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
German
Prince
Arthur HertzbergArthur Hertzberg
Polish, American
Rabbi

James Archibald HoustonJames Archibald Houston
Canadian
Artist

E. G. SquierE. G. Squier
American
Archaeologist

Hannah Webster FosterHannah Webster Foster
American
Novelist
Joachim CamerariusJoachim Camerarius
German
Scholar

Elda Emma AndersonElda Emma Anderson
American
Physicist
Alejandro RobainaAlejandro Robaina
Cuban
Tobacco farmer

Henry AllenHenry Allen
American
trumpeter, jazz musician

Eugen BurgEugen Burg
German
Actor
Honoré Desmond SharrerHonoré Desmond Sharrer
American
Artist

Elizabeth MorrisElizabeth Morris
British, American
Actress
RoseyRosey
American
professional wrestler

Norman HunterNorman Hunter
British
Footballer

Anthony MarriottAnthony Marriott
British
Playwright
Aime CesaireAime Cesaire
French
Poet

Ewald BalserEwald Balser
German
Actor
Len FitzgeraldLen Fitzgerald
Australian
Australian Rules Footballer

Hilde SessakHilde Sessak
German
Actress

Irving MillmanIrving Millman
American
Virologist

Frank McGeeFrank McGee
American
Journalist
Konrad SpindlerKonrad Spindler
German
Archaeologist
James B. DavisJames B. Davis
American
Singer

Francis Eugene Cardinal GeorgeFrancis Eugene Cardinal George
American
Archbishop

Bessie Emery HeadBessie Emery Head
South African
 

Kenneth GeeKenneth Gee
British
Rugby League Footballer
Robert Coleman AtkinsRobert Coleman Atkins
American
Cardiologist

William-Henry IrelandWilliam-Henry Ireland
British
Poet

Francis of Spain, Duke of CádizFrancis of Spain, Duke of Cádiz
Spanish
 

Louise d'ÉpinayLouise d'Épinay
French
Writer