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.

Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher
GeronimoGeronimo
American
Leader

Giordano BrunoGiordano Bruno
Italian
Philosopher

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
American
Jazz Pianist & Composer

Richard BriersRichard Briers
British
Actor

Albert I of BelgiumAlbert I of Belgium
Belgian
3rd Belgian King
Ernst JüngerErnst Jünger
German
Soldier, Author, Entomologist

Heinrich HeineHeinrich Heine
German
Poet

Dave DuersonDave Duerson
American
American Football Player
Wilfrid LaurierWilfrid Laurier
Canadian
7th Prime Minister of Canada

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

Li WenliangLi Wenliang
Chinese
Ophthalmologist

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

Mindy McCreadyMindy McCready
American
Singer, Songwriter

Teddy HartTeddy Hart
American
Actor

Dan O'HerlihyDan O'Herlihy
Irish
Actor
Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
British
Painter, Artist

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Politician, Military personnel
Kathryn GraysonKathryn Grayson
American
Actress

José López PortilloJosé López Portillo
Mexican
Politician, Lawyer, University teacher

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Statesman, Military personnel, Architect
Johann Heinrich PestalozziJohann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Swiss
Pedagogue

Hans BaurHans Baur
German
Aviator, Military personnel
Ray BarrettoRay Barretto
American
Percussionist

Henry Steel OlcottHenry Steel Olcott
American
Military Officer

Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist
Gregorio AllegriGregorio Allegri
Italian
composer, priest, cantor, singer, cleric

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Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
Israeli
Writer
Mesrop MashtotsMesrop Mashtots
Armenian
Linguist

Adolphe QueteletAdolphe Quetelet
Belgian
Belgian astronomer

Maurice PaponMaurice Papon
French
Politician, Businessperson, Police officer

Muhammad ibn Jarir al-TabariMuhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari
Iraqi, Iranian
Historian
Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,
James MacphersonJames Macpherson
Scottish
Poet, Translator, Writer

Florence KelleyFlorence Kelley
American
Social Reformer

Tom ReganTom Regan
American
Philosopher, University teacher

David GarnettDavid Garnett
British
Writer
Guy LarocheGuy Laroche
French
Grand couturier

Marie-Louise von FranzMarie-Louise von Franz
Swiss
Psychologist, Scientist, Writer

Antoine GallandAntoine Galland
French
Archaeologist

Siegbert TarraschSiegbert Tarrasch
German, Polish
Chess player

Robert H. MichelRobert H. Michel
American
Politician
Bob MerrillBob Merrill
American
Songwriter

Jan SwammerdamJan Swammerdam
German, Dutch
Biologist
Ulric NeisserUlric Neisser
German, American
Psychologist, University teacher

Ferdinando CarulliFerdinando Carulli
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Musicologist, Classical

Michael NovakMichael Novak
American
Philosopher
Maurice Quentin de La TourMaurice Quentin de La Tour
French
Artist

Hiram Percy MaximHiram Percy Maxim
American
Inventor
Joaquin MillerJoaquin Miller
American
Poet

José BurgosJosé Burgos
Filipino
Priest

Evelyn LayeEvelyn Laye
British
Actress

Juan de MarianaJuan de Mariana
Spanish
Priest

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

JovianJovian
Serbian
Emperor

James LenoxJames Lenox
American
Philanthropist

Richard N. CabelaRichard N. Cabela
American
Entrepreneur
Pyotr Andreyevich TolstoyPyotr Andreyevich Tolstoy
Russian
Statesman

Nicolas BouvierNicolas Bouvier
Swiss
Swiss writer
Denzil Holles, 1st Baron HollesDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles
British
Statesman

Ciro AlegríaCiro Alegría
Peruvian
Journalist

Hervé BazinHervé Bazin
French
Writer
Horace BushnellHorace Bushnell
American
Minister

John MartinJohn Martin
British
engraver, painter
Johan SverdrupJohan Sverdrup
Norwegian
Politician

Charles MéryonCharles Méryon
French
Artist

Alois Lexa von AehrenthalAlois Lexa von Aehrenthal
Austrian
Diplomat
Conchita CintrónConchita Cintrón
Chilean
Bullfighter

Madeleine BéjartMadeleine Béjart
French
Actress
Alain SavaryAlain Savary
Algerian, French
Politician

Jean-Antoine DuboisJean-Antoine Dubois
French
Missionary

Friedrich Wilhelm ArgelanderFriedrich Wilhelm Argelander
German
Astronomer

Omar SivoriOmar Sivori
Argentinian, Italian
Football player
Julian BigelowJulian Bigelow
American
Engineer
Petr BezručPetr Bezruč
Austrian, Czech
Poet

Helen Farnsworth MearsHelen Farnsworth Mears
American
Sculptor

Giuliano BugiardiniGiuliano Bugiardini
Italian
Painter

Paterson EwenPaterson Ewen
Canadian
Painter
Alvin RadkowskyAlvin Radkowsky
American
Physicist

Satō NobuhiroSatō Nobuhiro
Japanese
Scientist

Saint MesrobSaint Mesrob
Armenian
Linguist,

Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde DeshoulièresAntoinette du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulières
French
Poet

Bruce BeaverBruce Beaver
Australian
Poet
Hugh McCraeHugh McCrae
Australian
Writer

Mai GhoussoubMai Ghoussoub
Lebanese, British
Writer
Hippolyte FontaineHippolyte Fontaine
French
Electrical Engineer

Ebenezer ThomasEbenezer Thomas
Welsh
Teacher
Charles Jeremiah WellsCharles Jeremiah Wells
British
Poet
Ethelbert Woodbridge NevinEthelbert Woodbridge Nevin
American
Pianist