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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founding Father of the United States
Birthdate: January 17, 1706
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milk Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1790

 2 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Confident, Ambitious
Birthdate: September 5, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1975

 3 Chyna

Chyna.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: 2016

 4 Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer, Musician
Birthdate: September 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former First Lady of the U.S
Birthdate: June 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Flushing
Died: 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Soundarya

Soundarya
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Died: 2004
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: 2014
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 8 Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 9 Rosey

Rosey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: professional wrestler
Birthdate: April 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Samoa
Died: 2017

 10 Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer
Birthdate: October 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albert Lea
Died: 1960

 11 John Paul Getty Jr.

John Paul Getty Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: September 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Italy
Died: 2003

 12 Biju Patnaik

Biju Patnaik
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Asika Aska, Bihar, India
Died: 1997

 13 Dick Shawn

Dick Shawn
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Famous As: stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 1987

 14 Kateri Tekakwitha

Kateri Tekakwitha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 1656 AD
Birthplace: Auriesville, New York, United States
Died: 1680

 15 Michael Sarrazin

Michael Sarrazin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Died: 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Mark W. Clark

Mark W. Clark
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: May 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madison Barracks, New York, United States
Died: 1984

 17 Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de la Cruz
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher, Feminist, Composer
Birthdate: November 12, 1651
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tepetlixpa
Died: 1695

 18 Kitty Carlisle

Kitty Carlisle
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: actor,singer, musician, opera singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Orleans
Died: 2007

 19 Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor

Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
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Famous As: Holy Roman emperor
Birthdate: July 26, 1678
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1711

 20 Anthony Gaggi

Anthony Gaggi
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: 1988

 21 Chaim Herzog

Chaim Herzog
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Israel
Birthdate: September 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: 1997

 22 Ralph Abernathy

Ralph Abernathy
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Linden, Alabama, United States
Died: 1990

 23 Norman Hunter

Norman Hunter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eighton Banks, England
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 Dasha Krivoshlyapova

Dasha Krivoshlyapova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Conjoined Twins
Birthdate: January 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2003

 25 Masha Krivoshlyapova

Masha Krivoshlyapova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Conjoined Twins
Birthdate: January 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2003

 26 Aime Cesaire

Aime Cesaire
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Basse-Pointe, Martinique, France
Died: 2008

 27 Abba Kyari

Abba Kyari
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: September 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Borno, Nigeria
Died: 2020

 28 Turgut Özal

Turgut Özal
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: October 13, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malatya
Died: 1993

 29 Kantarō Suzuki

Kantarō Suzuki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: January 18, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kuze, Izumi, Japan
Died: 1948

 30 Nasser Al-Kharafi

Nasser Al-Kharafi
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Kuwaiti businessman
Birthdate: 1944 AD
Died: 2011

 31 Hannie Schaft

Hannie Schaft
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Resistance fighter
Birthdate: September 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: 1945

 32 Robert Coleman Atkins

Robert Coleman Atkins
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Cardiologist
Birthdate: October 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 2003

 33 Bessie Emery Head

Bessie Emery Head
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: 1986

 34 Francis of Spain, Duke of Cádiz

Francis of Spain, Duke of Cádiz
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Birthdate: May 13, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aranjuez
Died: 1902

 35 Proclus

Proclus
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Famous As: philosopher
Birthdate: February 8, 0412
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople
Died: 0485

 36 Patrick Geddes

Patrick Geddes
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: October 2, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died: 1932

 37 Louise Nevelson

Louise Nevelson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: September 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi
Died: 1988

 38 Osamu Dezaki

Osamu Dezaki
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Impresario
Birthdate: November 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Meguro-ku
Died: 2011

 39 Roger Wolcott Sperry

Roger Wolcott Sperry.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Neuropsychologist
Birthdate: August 20, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1994

 40 A. Alfred Taubman

A. Alfred Taubman.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
Birthdate: January 31, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pontiac
Died: 2015

 41 Yiannis Latsis

Yiannis Latsis
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: September 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Katakolo, Greece
Died: 2003

 42 Marino Faliero

Marino Faliero
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Doge of Venice
Birthdate: 1274 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1355

 43 Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: February 5, 1626
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1696

 44 Cheo Feliciano

Cheo Feliciano
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: 2014

 45 Francis Eugene Cardinal George

Francis Eugene Cardinal George
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Archbishop
Birthdate: January 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2015

 46 V. S. Srinivasa Sastri

V. S. Srinivasa Sastri
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 22, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valangaiman, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 1946

 47 Big Tom

Big Tom
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castleblayney, Monaghan, Ireland
Died: 2018

 48 Ekkathat

Ekkathat
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1718 AD
Birthplace: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand
Died: 1767

 49 Piet Hein

Piet Hein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: December 16, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 1996

 50 Frank McGee

Frank McGee
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1974