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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Geronimo

Geronimo.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: June 16, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Mexico
Died: 1909

 2 Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti.
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Famous As: Public Speaker & Philosopher
Birthdate: May 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madanapalle
Died: 1986

 3 Giordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1548 AD
Birthplace: Nola, Italy
Died: 1600

 4 Lee Strasberg

Lee Strasberg.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage actor
Birthdate: November 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budaniv
Died: 1982
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 5 Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz Pianist & Composer
Birthdate: October 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1982

 6 Albert I of Belgium

Albert I of Belgium.
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Famous As: 3rd Belgian King
Birthdate: April 8, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1934

 7 Mindy McCready

Mindy McCready
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Myers
Died: 2013
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Richard Briers

Richard Briers.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Raynes Park, London, United Kingdom
Died: 2013
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 Kathryn Grayson

Kathryn Grayson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Died: 2010
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 10 Moliere

Moliere.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager
Birthdate: January 15, 1622
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1673

 11 Ernst Jünger

Ernst Jünger.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier, Author, Entomologist
Birthdate: March 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: 1998

 12 Li Wenliang

Li Wenliang
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Ophthalmologist
Birthdate: October 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beizhen, Jinzhou, China
Died: 2020

 13 Wilfrid Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 7th Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: November 20, 1841
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Lin-Laurentides, Canada
Died: 1919

 14 Andrzej Zulawski

Andrzej Zulawski
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Polish filmmaker
Birthdate: November 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lwów, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic USSR
Died: 2016

 15 Heinrich Heine

Heinrich Heine.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 13, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 1856

 16 Dan O'Herlihy

Dan O'Herlihy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wexford, Ireland
Died: 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Grand Duke of Russia
Birthdate: May 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1905

 18 Dave Duerson

Dave Duerson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Muncie, Indiana, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 19 Jovian

Jovian
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0331 AD
Birthplace: Singidunum
Died: 0364

 20 Nicole Bass

Nicole Bass
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: August 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, Middle Village, New York, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Grand Duke of Russia
Birthdate: April 22, 1847
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Peterburg, Russia
Died: 1909

 22 Alfred Newman

Alfred Newman.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: March 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: 1970

 23 Graham Sutherland

Graham Sutherland
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Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: August 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Streatham
Died: 1980

 24 Al-Tabari

Al-Tabari
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: 0839 AD
Birthplace: Āmol, Iran
Died: 0923

 25 José López Portillo

José López Portillo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer, University teacher
Birthdate: June 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: 2004

 26 Ray Barretto

Ray Barretto
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Percussionist
Birthdate: April 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2006

 27 John Martin

John Martin
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Famous As: engraver, painter
Birthdate: July 19, 1789
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Haydon Bridge
Died: 1854

 28 Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred P. Sloan.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: CEO of General Motors Corporation
Birthdate: May 23, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: 1966

 29 Omar Sivori

Omar Sivori
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: 1935 AD
Birthplace: San Nicolás de los Arroyos
Died: 2005

 30 James Macpherson

James Macpherson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Poet, Translator, Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1736
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ruthven
Died: 1796

 31 Christopher Latham Sholes

Christopher Latham Sholes.
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Famous As: Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard
Birthdate: February 14, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooresburg, Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1890

 32 Manna

Manna
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Famous As: actor
Birthdate: December 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tangail
Died: 2008

 33 Hans Baur

Hans Baur
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator, Military personnel
Birthdate: June 19, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ampfing
Died: 1993

 34 Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Pedagogue
Birthdate: January 12, 1746
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: 1827

 35 Randy Shilts

Randy Shilts
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: 1994

 36 Mesrop Mashtots

Mesrop Mashtots
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: 0362 AD
Birthplace: Hatzikk, Armenia
Died: 0440

 37 Dorothy Gibson

Dorothy Gibson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1946

 38 Henry Steel Olcott

Henry Steel Olcott
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Officer
Birthdate: August 2, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1907

 39 Frankie Kao

Frankie Kao
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Died: 2014

 40 Maurice Papon

Maurice Papon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gretz-Armainvilliers, France
Died: 2007

 41 David Garnett

David Garnett
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: 1981

 42 Lefty Gomez

Lefty Gomez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rodeo, California, United States
Died: 1989

 43 Hans Hofmann

Hans Hofmann
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Famous As: Painter, Artist
Birthdate: March 21, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weißenburg in Bayern
Died: 1966

 44 Guy Laroche

Guy Laroche
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Grand couturier
Birthdate: July 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Rochelle
Died: 1989

 45 Carles casagemas

Carles casagemas
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 27, 1880
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: 1901

 46 Adolphe Quetelet

Adolphe Quetelet
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Belgian astronomer
Birthdate: February 22, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: 1874

 47 José Burgos

José Burgos
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: February 9, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vigan City, Philippines
Died: 1872

 48 Šaban Šaulić

Šaban Šaulić
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 6, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Šabac, Serbia
Died: 2019

 49 Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Shmuel Yosef Agnon
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 17, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buchach, Ukraine
Died: 1970

 50 Siegbert Tarrasch

Siegbert Tarrasch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: March 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: 1934