Died On August 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on August 17. The list includes people like Frederick The Great, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Arthur Hiller, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Fernand Léger. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, journalists and emperors & kings and from other domains of life. This list includes people from Germany, United Kingdom, France & Norway and many more countries.

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer
Vivian VanceVivian Vance
American
Actress

Dashrath ManjhiDashrath Manjhi
Indian
Mountain Man

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
Argentinian, Chilean
Military Leader, Politician

Sonny LandhamSonny Landham
American
Actor

Jean-Jacques DessalinesJean-Jacques Dessalines
Guinean, Haitian
Haitian General

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
French
Cubist Painter

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
Canadian
Film Director
Otto SternOtto Stern
German
Physicist

Frederick the GreatFrederick The Great
German
King of Prussia
Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Indian, Pakistani
Politician, Officer

Dominick NapolitanoDominick Napolitano
American
 

Pearl BaileyPearl Bailey
American
Actress
Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
American
Lyricist

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
German, Polish
Officer
Umberto BoccioniUmberto Boccioni
Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Artist

Matthew BoultonMatthew Boulton
British
Businessperson, Engineer

Bill MillinBill Millin
British
Soldier
Ruth FirstRuth First
South African
Author, Politician, University teacher, Writer,

Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
German
Officer
Lorenzo Da PonteLorenzo Da Ponte
Italian, American
Opera librettist, Poet

Francesco CossigaFrancesco Cossiga
Italian
Politician

Jack SharkeyJack Sharkey
American
Boxer

Conrad AikenConrad Aiken
American
Writer
Ole BullOle Bull
Norwegian
Composer, Academic musician
Jack WalkerJack Walker
British
Businessperson, Business magnate

Clarence BrownClarence Brown
American
Film Director

Pope EusebiusPope Eusebius
Italian
 

Emperor Go-FukakusaEmperor Go-Fukakusa
Japanese
Emperor , Sovereign
Carlos Drummond de AndradeCarlos Drummond de Andrade
Brazilian
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Children's

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Hans GudeHans Gude
Norwegian
Painter, University teacher

Moufdi ZakariaMoufdi Zakaria
Algerian
Poet, Writer, Songwriter

Veronique PassaniVeronique Passani
French
 

Robert C. MaynardRobert C. Maynard
American
American journalist
Carloman, son of Charles MartelCarloman, son of Charles Martel
French
Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia

John Hubert MarshallJohn Hubert Marshall
British
Archaeologist
A'Lelia WalkerA'Lelia Walker
American
Businesswoman