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
(Deputy Führer)

26 April 1894

German

Vivian VanceVivian Vance
(Actress)

26 July 1909

American

Ludwig Mies van der RoheLudwig Mies van der Rohe
(Architect)

27 March 1886

German

Dashrath ManjhiDashrath Manjhi
(Mountain Man)

1934 AD

Indian

Charlotte Perkins GilmanCharlotte Perkins Gilman
(Writer)

03 July 1860

American

Fernand LégerFernand Léger
(Cubist Painter)

04 February 1881

French

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller
(Film Director)

22 November 1923

Canadian

Otto SternOtto Stern
(Physicist)

17 February 1888

German

Frederick the GreatFrederick The Great
(King of Prussia)

24 January 1712

German

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
(Politician, Officer)

12 August 1924

Indian,Pakistani

José de San MartínJosé de San Martín
(soldier, politician)

25 February 1778

Argentinian,Chilean

Jean-Jacques DessalinesJean-Jacques Dessalines
(Haitian general)

20 September 1758

Haitian

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Dominick NapolitanoDominick Napolitano

16 June 1930

American

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
(Officer)

30 October 1882

German,Polish

Bill MillinBill Millin
(Soldier)

14 July 1922

British

Umberto BoccioniUmberto Boccioni
(Painter, Sculptor, Artist)

19 October 1882

Italian

Frederick II of PrussiaFrederick II of Prussia

24 January 1712

German

Matthew BoultonMatthew Boulton
(Businessperson, Engineer)

03 September 1728

British

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Lorenzo Da PonteLorenzo Da Ponte
(Opera librettist, Poet)

10 March 1749

Italian,American

Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
(Officer)

14 May 1880

German

Ruth FirstRuth First
(Author, Politician, University teacher, Writer, Journalist, Martyr, Political activist)

04 May 1925

South African

Francesco CossigaFrancesco Cossiga
(Politician)

26 July 1928

Italian

Jack WalkerJack Walker
(Businessperson, Business magnate)

19 May 1929

British

Pope EusebiusPope Eusebius

Italian

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Ole BullOle Bull
(Composer, Academic musician)

05 February 1810

Norwegian

Hans GudeHans Gude
(Painter, University teacher)

13 March 1825

Norwegian

Carlos Drummond de AndradeCarlos Drummond de Andrade
(Poet, Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Children's writer)

31 October 1902

Brazilian

Emperor Go-FukakusaEmperor Go-Fukakusa
(Emperor , Sovereign)

28 June 1243

Japanese

Moufdi ZakariaMoufdi Zakaria
(Poet, Writer, Songwriter)

12 June 1908

Algerian

Veronique PassaniVeronique Passani

05 February 1932

French

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Robert C. MaynardRobert C. Maynard
(American journalist)

17 June 1937

American

Carloman, son of Charles MartelCarloman, son of Charles Martel
(Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia)

0710 AD

French