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

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
American
Photographer, Musician

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
American
Actress

Gabriel Garcia MarquezGabriel Garcia Marquez
Colombian
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Indian
Confident, Ambitious
Roger Wolcott SperryRoger Wolcott Sperry
American
Neuropsychologist

A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman
American
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
French
Physicist
Henrik DamHenrik Dam
Danish
Biochemist

SoundaryaSoundarya
Indian
Actress
RoseyRosey
American
professional wrestler

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

John Paul Getty Jr.John Paul Getty Jr.
Italian, British
Philanthropist

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor

Michael SarrazinMichael Sarrazin
Canadian
Actor
Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
Mexican
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,

Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
Indian
Politician

Kateri TekakwithaKateri Tekakwitha
American
Saint

Kitty CarlisleKitty Carlisle
American
actor,singer, musician, opera singer
Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
American
Officer

Ralph AbernathyRalph Abernathy
American
Civil Rights Activist
Norman HunterNorman Hunter
British
Footballer

Aime CesaireAime Cesaire
French
Poet

Nasser Al-KharafiNasser Al-Kharafi
Egyptian
Kuwaiti businessman
Turgut ÖzalTurgut Özal
Turkish
President

Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
Austrian, Hungarian, Italian
Holy Roman emperor
Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 

Robert Coleman AtkinsRobert Coleman Atkins
American
Cardiologist

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

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Patrick GeddesPatrick Geddes
Scottish
Biologist
ProclusProclus
Turkish
philosopher

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter

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

Bennie G. AdkinsBennie G. Adkins
American
Soldier
Abba KyariAbba Kyari
Nigerian
Businessperson
Osamu DezakiOsamu Dezaki
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter, Impresario

Dede AllenDede Allen
American
Film Editor

Cheo FelicianoCheo Feliciano
Puerto Rican
Singer

Yiannis LatsisYiannis Latsis
Greek
Businessman
Francis Eugene Cardinal GeorgeFrancis Eugene Cardinal George
American
Archbishop

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

Frank McGeeFrank McGee
American
Journalist

Bessie Emery HeadBessie Emery Head
South African
 

Richard HawkinsRichard Hawkins
British
Explorer
Orestes BrownsonOrestes Brownson
American
Writer

Marino FalieroMarino Faliero
Italian
Doge of Venice
Philip WebbPhilip Webb
British
Architect

Áedán mac GabráinÁedán mac Gabráin
Scottish
King of Dál Riata

V. S. Srinivasa SastriV. S. Srinivasa Sastri
Indian
Politician
Hans DrieschHans Driesch
German
Biologist

Earl KingEarl King
American
Musician
Theodore KomisarjevskyTheodore Komisarjevsky
Italian, Russian
Director

Henry AllenHenry Allen
American
trumpeter, jazz musician

Pope Benedict IIIPope Benedict III
Italian
Pope

Johann MatthesonJohann Mattheson
German
Composer

Jorge IsaacsJorge Isaacs
Colombian
Writer
Patriarch Alexy I of MoscowPatriarch Alexy I of Moscow
Russian
Religious leader

Juan Bautista SacasaJuan Bautista Sacasa
Nicaraguan
Political figure

Louise d'ÉpinayLouise d'Épinay
French
Writer

Robert of MolesmeRobert of Molesme
French
Roman Catholic saint
Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-BernburgChristian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
German
Prince

Sotigui KouyatéSotigui Kouyaté
Burkinabe, Malian
Actor
William-Henry IrelandWilliam-Henry Ireland
British
Poet

Samuel MoreySamuel Morey
American
Inventor

Richard BrauerRichard Brauer
German, American
Mathematician
James Archibald HoustonJames Archibald Houston
Canadian
Artist

Alf SjöbergAlf Sjöberg
Swedish
Director
Dmitry LevitzkyDmitry Levitzky
Ukrainian, Russian
Painter

Arthur HertzbergArthur Hertzberg
Polish, American
Rabbi

E. G. SquierE. G. Squier
American
Archaeologist
Hannah Webster FosterHannah Webster Foster
American
Novelist

Alejandro RobainaAlejandro Robaina
Cuban
Tobacco farmer
Joachim CamerariusJoachim Camerarius
German
Scholar

Honoré Desmond SharrerHonoré Desmond Sharrer
American
Artist

Elda Emma AndersonElda Emma Anderson
American
Physicist

Anthony MarriottAnthony Marriott
British
Playwright
Eugen BurgEugen Burg
German
Actor
James B. DavisJames B. Davis
American
Singer

Ewald BalserEwald Balser
German
Actor

Hilde SessakHilde Sessak
German
Actress

Kenneth GeeKenneth Gee
British
Rugby League Footballer
Len FitzgeraldLen Fitzgerald
Australian
Australian Rules Footballer

Irving MillmanIrving Millman
American
Virologist

Elizabeth MorrisElizabeth Morris
British, American
Actress

Konrad SpindlerKonrad Spindler
German
Archaeologist