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
Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
American
Photographer, Musician

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

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Indian
Confident, Ambitious

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

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

Ralph AbernathyRalph Abernathy
American
Civil Rights Activist

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,

Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
American
Officer

Kitty CarlisleKitty Carlisle
American
actor,singer, musician, opera singer

Michael SarrazinMichael Sarrazin
Canadian
Actor
Abba KyariAbba Kyari
Nigerian
Businessperson

Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
Indian
Politician
Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
Austrian, Hungarian
Composer

Turgut ÖzalTurgut Özal
Turkish
President

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 
Bennie G. AdkinsBennie G. Adkins
American
Soldier

Chaim HerzogChaim Herzog
Israeli
Former President of Israel
Kantarō SuzukiKantarō Suzuki
Japanese
Political leader

ProclusProclus
Turkish
philosopher

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Nasser Al-KharafiNasser Al-Kharafi
Egyptian
Kuwaiti businessman

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Patrick GeddesPatrick Geddes
Scottish
Biologist
Cheo FelicianoCheo Feliciano
Puerto Rican
Singer

Dede AllenDede Allen
American
Film Editor

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de SévignéMarie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné
French
Aristocrat

Osamu DezakiOsamu Dezaki
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter, Impresario
Yiannis LatsisYiannis Latsis
Greek
Businessman
Richard HawkinsRichard Hawkins
British
Explorer

Áedán mac GabráinÁedán mac Gabráin
Scottish
King of Dál Riata

Earl KingEarl King
American
Musician

Orestes BrownsonOrestes Brownson
American
Writer
Philip WebbPhilip Webb
British
Architect

Marino FalieroMarino Faliero
Italian
Doge of Venice

Jorge IsaacsJorge Isaacs
Colombian
Writer

V. S. Srinivasa SastriV. S. Srinivasa Sastri
Indian
Politician

Pope Benedict IIIPope Benedict III
Italian
Pope
Hans DrieschHans Driesch
German
Biologist

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

Richard BrauerRichard Brauer
German, American
Mathematician

Patriarch Alexy I of MoscowPatriarch Alexy I of Moscow
Russian
Religious leader
Samuel MoreySamuel Morey
American
Inventor

Robert of MolesmeRobert of Molesme
French
Roman Catholic saint
Juan Bautista SacasaJuan Bautista Sacasa
Nicaraguan
Political figure

Dmitry LevitzkyDmitry Levitzky
Ukrainian, Russian
Painter

Sotigui KouyatéSotigui Kouyaté
Burkinabe, Malian
Actor

Alf SjöbergAlf Sjöberg
Swedish
Director

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

James Archibald HoustonJames Archibald Houston
Canadian
Artist

E. G. SquierE. G. Squier
American
Archaeologist

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

Henry AllenHenry Allen
American
trumpeter, jazz musician
Honoré Desmond SharrerHonoré Desmond Sharrer
American
Artist

Elda Emma AndersonElda Emma Anderson
American
Physicist

Alejandro RobainaAlejandro Robaina
Cuban
Tobacco farmer
Norman HunterNorman Hunter
British
Footballer

Aime CesaireAime Cesaire
French
Poet
Elizabeth MorrisElizabeth Morris
British, American
Actress

Len FitzgeraldLen Fitzgerald
Australian
Australian Rules Footballer

RoseyRosey
American
professional wrestler
Irving MillmanIrving Millman
American
Virologist

Frank McGeeFrank McGee
American
Journalist
Francis Eugene Cardinal GeorgeFrancis Eugene Cardinal George
American
Archbishop

James B. DavisJames B. Davis
American
Singer

Bessie Emery HeadBessie Emery Head
South African
 

Robert Coleman AtkinsRobert Coleman Atkins
American
Cardiologist
Kenneth GeeKenneth Gee
British
Rugby League Footballer
William-Henry IrelandWilliam-Henry Ireland
British
Poet

Anthony John Crosby MarriottAnthony John Crosby Marriott
British
British playwright and screenwriter

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

Louise d'ÉpinayLouise d'Épinay
French
Writer