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.

Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
Icelander, American
Chess Grandmaster
Rutherford B. HayesRutherford B. Hayes
American
President of the U.S.A

Patrice LumumbaPatrice Lumumba
Congolese
Political leader

Theodosius ITheodosius I
Spanish, Ancient Roman
Emperor

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
Norwegian
Former King of Norway

SkanderbegSkanderbeg
Albanian
Military Commander
Derek FowldsDerek Fowlds
British
Actor

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
British
Polymath

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
American
Lawyer
Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
Chinese
Former Prime Minister of China

Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Swedish
Humanitarian
Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
Egyptian
Saint

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
American
Artist

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
Egyptian
Actress

John RayJohn Ray
British
Naturalist

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
Spanish
Writer
Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
Brazilian
Artist

Albert JackaAlbert Jacka
Australian
Victoria Cross Winner

Paulus PotterPaulus Potter
Dutch
Painter

Richard LowerRichard Lower
British
Physician
Virginia MayoVirginia Mayo
American
Actress

Suchitra SenSuchitra Sen
Indian
Actress
Allan MelvinAllan Melvin
American
Actor

Jyoti BasuJyoti Basu
Indian
Indian politician

Greg PlittGreg Plitt
American
Model
Lola MontezLola Montez
Irish, British
Stage dancer

Windsor DaviesWindsor Davies
British
Actor
Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher

T. H. WhiteT. H. White
British
Author

Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
American
Philanthropist
Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
Italian
Composer

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Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer
Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
American
Music publisher

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

Art BuchwaldArt Buchwald
American
Humorist

OrigaOriga
Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Dougal HastonDougal Haston
British
Explorer
George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

Don HarronDon Harron
Canadian
Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter

Ray StarkRay Stark
American
Film Producer

Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
Russian
Writer
Gustavo Rojas PinillaGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Colombian
President

Barney RossBarney Ross
American
Boxer

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
French
Painter

George B. SeldenGeorge B. Selden
American
 

Helen StephensHelen Stephens
American
Athlete
Abdur Rahman ChughtaiAbdur Rahman Chughtai
Pakistani
Painter

Yosa BusonYosa Buson
Japanese
Poet
Albert HouraniAlbert Hourani
British
Historian

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
French
Painter

Thierry, Count of FlandersThierry, Count of Flanders
French
Count of Flanders
Frederic W. H. MyersFrederic W. H. Myers
British
Poet

Tom KilburnTom Kilburn
British
Computer scientist
Juan Crisóstomo ArriagaJuan Crisóstomo Arriaga
Spanish
Composer

Joaquim NabucoJoaquim Nabuco
Brazilian
Writer

Carlo DolciCarlo Dolci
Italian
Painter

Miguel TorgaMiguel Torga
Portuguese
Writer

Charles GoreCharles Gore
British
Clergyman
Ernest BennErnest Benn
British
Publisher

Henry StommelHenry Stommel
American
Oceanographer

Juan MontalvoJuan Montalvo
Ecuadorian
Author

Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-DuperronAbraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron
French
Orientalist
Giacomo ManzùGiacomo Manzù
Italian
Sculptor

Bezerra da SilvaBezerra da Silva
Brazilian
Musician
Agenor, duc de GramontAgenor, duc de Gramont
French
Diplomat

Adolf von HildebrandAdolf von Hildebrand
German
Sculptor

Edward P. CostiganEdward P. Costigan
American
Politician
William RushWilliam Rush
American
Sculptor

Percy QobozaPercy Qoboza
South African
Journalist
Matthäus Daniel PöppelmannMatthäus Daniel Pöppelmann
German
Architect

Agustín YáñezAgustín Yáñez
Mexican
Writer

Maria Gertrudis BarcelóMaria Gertrudis Barceló
Mexican
Businesswoman
Keith DaveyKeith Davey
Canadian
Political figure

Édouard BourdetÉdouard Bourdet
French
Dramatist
Clarence Erwin McClungClarence Erwin McClung
American
Zoologist

Salomon SulzerSalomon Sulzer
Austrian
Hazzan

Gerrit AchterbergGerrit Achterberg
Dutch
Poet

Seiichi HatanoSeiichi Hatano
Japanese
Philosopher
Richard BoleslavskyRichard Boleslavsky
Polish
Theatre director
Jeannette Leonard GilderJeannette Leonard Gilder
American
Author

Quintin HoggQuintin Hogg
British
Philanthropist

Louis DantinLouis Dantin
Canadian
Writer

Kaarlo BergbomKaarlo Bergbom
Finnish, Russian
Theatre director
William Corless MillsWilliam Corless Mills
American
Museum curator

Alice LakwenaAlice Lakwena
Ugandan
Priestess and rebel leader

Carlo PiaggiaCarlo Piaggia
Italian
Explorer

Albert SchatzAlbert Schatz
American
Microbiologist

Charlie BellCharlie Bell
Australian
Executive
Chang BunkerChang Bunker
Thai, American
Showmen

Henry InmanHenry Inman
American
Painter
Ruggiero di LauriaRuggiero di Lauria
Italian
Navy Admiral

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg KohlrauschFriedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
German
Physicist
Chung Il KwonChung Il Kwon
South Korean, Russian
Politician
David KimbroughDavid Kimbrough
American
Musician