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
MoliereMoliere
French
Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager

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 NewmanAlfred Newman
American
American composer

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
American
CEO of General Motors Corporation

Christopher Latham Sholes Christopher Latham Sholes
American
Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard

Mindy McCreadyMindy McCready
American
Singer, Songwriter

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
American
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage
Li WenliangLi Wenliang
Chinese
Ophthalmologist

Kathryn GraysonKathryn Grayson
American
Actress

Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
British
Painter, Artist

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
Russian
Politician, Military personnel
Dan O'HerlihyDan O'Herlihy
Irish
Actor

Nicole BassNicole Bass
American
Bodybuilder
Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of RussiaGrand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
Statesman, Military personnel, Architect

JovianJovian
Serbian
Emperor

Andrzej ZulawskiAndrzej Zulawski
Polish
Polish filmmaker
Al-TabariAl-Tabari
Iranian
Scholar

José López PortilloJosé López Portillo
Mexican
Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Hans BaurHans Baur
German
Aviator, Military personnel

John MartinJohn Martin
British
engraver, painter

Johann Heinrich PestalozziJohann Heinrich Pestalozzi
Swiss
Pedagogue
Dorothy GibsonDorothy Gibson
American
Actress

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Omar SivoriOmar Sivori
Argentinian, Italian
Football player
Randy ShiltsRandy Shilts
American
Author

Ray BarrettoRay Barretto
American
Percussionist

MannaManna
Bangladeshi
actor

Shmuel Yosef AgnonShmuel Yosef Agnon
Israeli
Writer
Mesrop MashtotsMesrop Mashtots
Armenian
Linguist
Adolphe QueteletAdolphe Quetelet
Belgian
Belgian astronomer

Maurice PaponMaurice Papon
French
Politician

Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
German
Painter, Artist

Henry Steel OlcottHenry Steel Olcott
American
Military Officer
Siegbert TarraschSiegbert Tarrasch
German, Polish
Chess player

Šaban ŠaulićŠaban Šaulić
Serbian
Singer

James MacphersonJames Macpherson
Scottish
Poet, Translator, Writer

David GarnettDavid Garnett
British
Writer

Gregorio AllegriGregorio Allegri
Italian
composer, priest, cantor, singer, cleric
Lefty GomezLefty Gomez
American
Baseball player

José BurgosJosé Burgos
Filipino
Priest
Bruno WalterBruno Walter
German
Conductor, Pianist, Composer, Autobiographer,

Robert H. MichelRobert H. Michel
American
Politician

Guy LarocheGuy Laroche
French
Grand couturier
Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-DinYahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din
Yemeni
Ruler

Marie-Louise von FranzMarie-Louise von Franz
Swiss
Psychologist, Scientist, Writer
Antoine GallandAntoine Galland
French
Archaeologist

Sybille BedfordSybille Bedford
German, British
Writer

Red RuffingRed Ruffing
American
Baseball player

Tom ReganTom Regan
American
Philosopher, University teacher

Florence KelleyFlorence Kelley
American
Social Reformer
Princess Philippine Charlotte of PrussiaPrincess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia
German
Princess

Hiram Percy MaximHiram Percy Maxim
American
Inventor

Frankie KaoFrankie Kao
Taiwanese
Singer, Actor

Alexander BashlachevAlexander Bashlachev
Russian
Poet
Bob MerrillBob Merrill
American
Songwriter

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

Ferdinando CarulliFerdinando Carulli
Italian
Composer, Guitarist, Musicologist, Classical

Matild ManukyanMatild Manukyan
Armenian, Turkish
Businesswoman
Ulric NeisserUlric Neisser
German, American
Psychologist, University teacher

Evelyn LayeEvelyn Laye
British
Actress
Ruby HunterRuby Hunter
Australian
Singer-Songwriter

Carolus-DuranCarolus-Duran
French
Painter

Joaquin MillerJoaquin Miller
American
Poet
Muhammad Hassanein HeikalMuhammad Hassanein Heikal
Egyptian
Journalist

James LenoxJames Lenox
American
Philanthropist
Jan SwammerdamJan Swammerdam
German, Dutch
Biologist

Alexander McGillivrayAlexander McGillivray
American
Creek Leader

Jean-Marc BoivinJean-Marc Boivin
French
Mountaineer

Richard N. CabelaRichard N. Cabela
American
Entrepreneur
Denzil Holles, 1st Baron HollesDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles
British
Statesman
Sonja ZiemannSonja Ziemann
German
Actress

Pyotr Andreyevich TolstoyPyotr Andreyevich Tolstoy
Russian
Statesman

Gitta AlparGitta Alpar
Hungarian
Soprano

Nicolas BouvierNicolas Bouvier
Swiss
Swiss writer
Juan de MarianaJuan de Mariana
Spanish
Priest

Madeleine BéjartMadeleine Béjart
French
Actress

Conchita CintrónConchita Cintrón
Chilean
Bullfighter

Alois Lexa von AehrenthalAlois Lexa von Aehrenthal
Austrian
Diplomat

Hervé BazinHervé Bazin
French
Writer
Horace BushnellHorace Bushnell
American
Minister

Ethelbert Woodbridge NevinEthelbert Woodbridge Nevin
American
Pianist
Jean-Antoine DuboisJean-Antoine Dubois
French
Missionary

Arthur O SullivanArthur O Sullivan
Irish
Actor
Johan SverdrupJohan Sverdrup
Norwegian
Politician
Gretchen FraserGretchen Fraser
American
Alpine skier