Died On January 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on January 17. The list includes people like Bobby Fischer, Francis Galton, Rutherford B. Hayes, Patrice Lumumba, Barbara Jordan. Famous personalities featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, soldiers and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Russia & Germany 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 Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Grandmaster
Birthdate: March 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: October 4, 1822
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delaware, Ohio
Died: 1893

 3 Olav V of Norway

Olav V of Norway.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: July 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: 1991

 4 Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: July 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Katakokombe
Died: 1961

 5 Theodosius I

Theodosius I.
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: January 11, 0347
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coca, Segovia, Spain
Died: 0395

 6 Chang Bunker

Chang Bunker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Showmen
Birthdate: May 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Meklong, Thailand
Died: 1874

 7 Zhao Ziyang

Zhao Ziyang.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of China
Birthdate: October 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hua County, Anyang, China
Died: 2005
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 8 Skanderbeg

Skanderbeg.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Commander
Birthdate: May 6, 1405
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Principality of Kastrioti (Albania)
Died: 1468

 9 Suchitra Sen

Suchitra Sen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pabna, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: 2014

 10 Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 2005
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 11 Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Humanitarian
Birthdate: August 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lidingö, Sweden
Died: 1945

 12 Francis Galton

Francis Galton.
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Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: February 16, 1822
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 1911

 13 Jyoti Basu

Jyoti Basu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Indian politician
Birthdate: July 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 2010

 14 Anthony the Great

Anthony the Great.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0251 AD
Birthplace: Heracleopolis Magna
Died: 0356

 15 Derek Fowlds

Derek Fowlds.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 Gary Gilmore

Gary Gilmore
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: December 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: McCamey, Texas, United States
Died: 1977

 17 Lola Montez

Lola Montez
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Stage dancer
Birthdate: February 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grange, Ireland
Died: 1861

 18 Greg Plitt

Greg Plitt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 19 Faten Hamama

Faten Hamama.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mansoura, Egypt
Died: 2015
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 20 Allan Melvin

Allan Melvin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 2008
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 21 Windsor Davies

Windsor Davies
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Canning Town, London, England, UK
Died: 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Louis Comfort Tiffany

Louis Comfort Tiffany.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 18, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1933

 23 Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer, University teacher
Birthdate: February 4, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Streator
Died: 1997

 24 Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston
Died: 1996

 25 Johnny Otis

Johnny Otis
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States
Died: 2012

 26 T. H. White

T. H. White
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 29, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bombay, British India
Died: 1964

 27 Walther von Reichenau

Walther von Reichenau
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: October 8, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: 1942

 28 Don Kirshner

Don Kirshner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Music publisher
Birthdate: April 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2011

 29 Tomaso Albinoni

Tomaso Albinoni
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: June 8, 1671
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1751

 30 David Kimbrough

David Kimbrough
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 28, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hudsonville, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1998

 31 Erich Wolf Segal

Erich Wolf Segal
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Listed In:
Birthdate: June 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: 2010

 32 Gregory Corso

Gregory Corso
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: March 26, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2001

 33 Ray Stark

Ray Stark
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: October 3, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2004

 34 Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: 1908

 35 Origa

Origa
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: October 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kochenёvo
Died: 2015

 36 Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: February 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fulton, Missouri,United States
Died: 1994

 37 Juliette Gordon Low

Juliette Gordon Low
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: October 31, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: 1927

 38 Varlam Shalamov

Varlam Shalamov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vologda, Russia
Died: 1982

 39 Art Buchwald

Art Buchwald
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Famous As: Humorist
Birthdate: October 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: 2007

 40 Don Harron

Don Harron
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Famous As: Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: 2015

 41 Sa'id of Egypt

Sa'id of Egypt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wāli
Birthdate: March 17, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 1863

 42 Barney Ross

Barney Ross
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 23, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1967
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 John Ray

John Ray.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: November 29, 1627
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Black Notley, near Braintree
Died: 1705

 44 Gustavo Rojas Pinilla

Gustavo Rojas Pinilla
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: March 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tunja, Boyaca, Colombia
Died: 1975

 45 Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia

Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: January 22, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: 1931

 46 George Bancroft

George Bancroft
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Famous As: Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian, Academic, Writer, Politician
Birthdate: October 3, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Worcester
Died: 1891

 47 Camilo José Cela

Camilo José Cela.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 11, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iria Flavia
Died: 2002

 48 Tarsila do Amaral

Tarsila do Amaral.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Capivari, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: 1973

 49 Horace Vernet

Horace Vernet
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 30, 1789
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1863

 50 George B. Selden

George B. Selden
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Birthdate: September 14, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York
Died: 1922