Died On February 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on February 17. The list includes people like Thelonious Monk, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Christopher Latham Sholes, Alfred P. Sloan, Alfred Newman. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, philosophers and pianists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & Italy and many more countries.

GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader
Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
American
Jazz Pianist & Composer

Giordano BrunoGiordano Bruno
Italian
Philosopher

Albert I of BelgiumAlbert I of Belgium
Belgian
3rd Belgian King

Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor
Ernst JüngerErnst Jünger
German
Soldier, Author, Entomologist

Wilfrid LaurierWilfrid Laurier
Canadian
7th Prime Minister of Canada

Heinrich HeineHeinrich Heine
German
Poet
Dave DuersonDave Duerson
American
American Football Player

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
American
CEO of General Motors Corporation
Christopher Latham Sholes Christopher Latham Sholes
American
Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard

MoliereMoliere
French
Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager

Alfred NewmanAlfred Newman
American
American composer

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage

MannaManna
Bangladeshi
actor
Mindy McCreadyMindy McCready
American
Singer, Songwriter

Li WenliangLi Wenliang
Chinese
Ophthalmologist

Kathryn GraysonKathryn Grayson
American
Actress

Dan O'HerlihyDan O'Herlihy
Irish
Actor
Teddy HartTeddy Hart
American
Actor

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Politician, Military personnel
Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
British
Painter, Artist

Al-TabariAl-Tabari
Iranian
Scholar

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Statesman, Military personnel, Architect
José López PortilloJosé López Portillo
Mexican
Politician, Lawyer, University teacher

Hans BaurHans Baur
German
Aviator, Military personnel
Johann Heinrich PestalozziJohann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Swiss
Pedagogue

Ray BarrettoRay Barretto
American
Percussionist

Randy ShiltsRandy Shilts
American
Author
Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist

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Henry Steel OlcottHenry Steel Olcott
American
Military Officer
Mesrop MashtotsMesrop Mashtots
Armenian
Linguist

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
Israeli
Writer

Maurice PaponMaurice Papon
French
Politician, Businessperson, Police officer

Adolphe QueteletAdolphe Quetelet
Belgian
Belgian astronomer
James MacphersonJames Macpherson
Scottish
Poet, Translator, Writer
Guy LarocheGuy Laroche
French
Grand couturier

David GarnettDavid Garnett
British
Writer

Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,

Gregorio AllegriGregorio Allegri
Italian
composer, priest, cantor, singer, cleric
Marie-Louise von FranzMarie-Louise von Franz
Swiss
Psychologist, Scientist, Writer

Siegbert TarraschSiegbert Tarrasch
German, Polish
Chess player

Lefty GomezLefty Gomez
American
Baseball player

Tom ReganTom Regan
American
Philosopher, University teacher

Robert H. MichelRobert H. Michel
American
Politician
Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-DinYahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din
Yemeni
Ruler

Antoine GallandAntoine Galland
French
Archaeologist
Bob MerrillBob Merrill
American
Songwriter

Michael NovakMichael Novak
American
Philosopher

Ulric NeisserUlric Neisser
German, American
Psychologist, University teacher
Red RuffingRed Ruffing
American
Baseball player

Florence KelleyFlorence Kelley
American
Social Reformer
Hiram Percy MaximHiram Percy Maxim
American
Inventor

Joaquin MillerJoaquin Miller
American
Poet

Jan SwammerdamJan Swammerdam
German, Dutch
Biologist

Maurice Quentin de La TourMaurice Quentin de La Tour
French
Artist

Ferdinando CarulliFerdinando Carulli
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Musicologist, Classical
Evelyn LayeEvelyn Laye
British
Actress

José BurgosJosé Burgos
Filipino
Priest

Richard N. CabelaRichard N. Cabela
American
Entrepreneur

Ruby HunterRuby Hunter
Australian
Singer-Songwriter
Alexander McGillivrayAlexander McGillivray
American
Creek Leader

JovianJovian
Serbian
Emperor
Juan de MarianaJuan de Mariana
Spanish
Priest

Pyotr Andreyevich TolstoyPyotr Andreyevich Tolstoy
Russian
Statesman

James LenoxJames Lenox
American
Philanthropist
Denzil Holles, 1st Baron HollesDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles
British
Statesman

Nicolas BouvierNicolas Bouvier
Swiss
Swiss writer
Hervé BazinHervé Bazin
French
Writer

Horace BushnellHorace Bushnell
American
Minister

Conchita CintrónConchita Cintrón
Chilean
Bullfighter
Jean-Antoine DuboisJean-Antoine Dubois
French
Missionary

Johan SverdrupJohan Sverdrup
Norwegian
Politician
Charles MéryonCharles Méryon
French
Artist

Alois Lexa von AehrenthalAlois Lexa von Aehrenthal
Austrian
Diplomat

Ciro AlegríaCiro Alegría
Peruvian
Journalist

Madeleine BéjartMadeleine Béjart
French
Actress
John MartinJohn Martin
British
engraver, painter
Alain SavaryAlain Savary
Algerian, French
Politician

Omar SivoriOmar Sivori
Argentinian, Italian
Football player

Friedrich Wilhelm ArgelanderFriedrich Wilhelm Argelander
German
Astronomer

Julian BigelowJulian Bigelow
American
Engineer
Petr BezručPetr Bezruč
Austrian, Czech
Poet

Paterson EwenPaterson Ewen
Canadian
Painter

Helen Farnsworth MearsHelen Farnsworth Mears
American
Sculptor

Giuliano BugiardiniGiuliano Bugiardini
Italian
Painter

Hugh McCraeHugh McCrae
Australian
Writer
Miles WhiteMiles White
American
Designer

Alvin RadkowskyAlvin Radkowsky
American
Physicist
Saint MesrobSaint Mesrob
Armenian
Linguist,

Andrzej ZulawskiAndrzej Zulawski
Polish
Polish filmmaker
Satō NobuhiroSatō Nobuhiro
Japanese
Scientist
Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde DeshoulièresAntoinette du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulières
French
Poet