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
(Founding Father of the United States)

17 January 1706

American

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
(Photographer, Musician)

24 September 1941

American

Barbara BushBarbara Bush
(Former First Lady of the U.S)

08 June 1925

American

Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(Confident, Ambitious)

05 September 1888

Indian

Gabriel Garcia MarquezGabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

06 March 1927

Colombian

Roger Wolcott SperryRoger Wolcott Sperry
(Neuropsychologist)

20 August 1913

American

A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman
(Entrepreneur, Philanthropist)

31 January 1924

American

Jean Baptiste PerrinJean Baptiste Perrin
(Physicist)

30 September 1870

French

Henrik DamHenrik Dam
(Biochemist)

21 February 1895

Danish

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
(stage actor, film actor, television actor)

04 November 1925

American

Eddie CochranEddie Cochran
(guitarist,singer, singer-songwriter, composer)

03 October 1938

American

Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
(Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher, Feminist, Composer)

12 November 1651

Mexican

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Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Composer)

26 July 1678

Austrian,Hungarian

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
(stage actor, film actor)

01 December 1923

American

Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
(Officer)

01 May 1896

American

Kitty CarlisleKitty Carlisle
(actor,singer, musician, opera singer)

03 September 1910

American

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi

07 August 1925

American

Chaim HerzogChaim Herzog
(Former President of Israel)

17 September 1918

Israeli

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Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
(Sculptor, Painter)

23 September 1899

American

ProclusProclus
(philosopher)

08 February 0412

Turkish

Patrick GeddesPatrick Geddes
(Urban planner, Sociologist)

02 October 1854

British,Scottish

Osamu DezakiOsamu Dezaki
(Film director, Screenwriter, Impresario)

18 November 1943

Japanese

Nasser Al-KharafiNasser Al-Kharafi
(Kuwaiti businessman)

1944 AD

Egyptian

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de SévignéMarie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné
(Aristocrat)

05 February 1626

French

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Pope Benedict IIIPope Benedict III

Italian

Ben FranklinBen Franklin

17 January 1706

American

Philip WebbPhilip Webb
(Architect)

12 January 1831

British

Henry AllenHenry Allen
(trumpeter, jazz musician)

07 January 1908

American

RoseyRosey
(professional wrestler)

07 April 1970

American

Aime CesaireAime Cesaire

26 June 1913

French,Martiniquan

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Bessie Emery HeadBessie Emery Head

06 July 1937

South African

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

13 May 1822

Spanish

Turgut ÖzalTurgut Özal
(President)

13 October 1927

Turkish