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

SkanderbegSkanderbeg
Albanian
Military Commander

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
Chinese
Former Prime Minister of China
Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
Norwegian
Former King of Norway

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
American
Lawyer

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
British
Polymath
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Swedish
Humanitarian

Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
Egyptian
Saint
Derek FowldsDerek Fowlds
British
Actor

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
Egyptian
Actress

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
American
Artist

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
Suchitra SenSuchitra Sen
Indian
Actress

Virginia MayoVirginia Mayo
American
Actress
Jyoti BasuJyoti Basu
Indian
Indian politician

Allan MelvinAllan Melvin
American
Actor

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

Windsor DaviesWindsor Davies
British
Actor
Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher

T. H. WhiteT. H. White
British
Author
Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
Italian
Composer

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Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
American
Poet, Novelist, Writer
Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
American
Philanthropist

Art BuchwaldArt Buchwald
American
Humorist

Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
American
Music publisher

OrigaOriga
Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer
George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,
Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
Russian
Writer

Don HarronDon Harron
Canadian
Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter

Ray StarkRay Stark
American
Film Producer

Gustavo Rojas PinillaGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Colombian
President
Barney RossBarney Ross
American
Boxer

George B. SeldenGeorge B. Selden
American
 

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
French
Painter

Dougal HastonDougal Haston
British
Explorer

Helen StephensHelen Stephens
American
Athlete
Albert HouraniAlbert Hourani
British
Historian

Abdur Rahman ChughtaiAbdur Rahman Chughtai
Pakistani
Painter
Yosa BusonYosa Buson
Japanese
Poet

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
Joaquim NabucoJoaquim Nabuco
Brazilian
Writer

Adolf von HildebrandAdolf von Hildebrand
German
Sculptor

Juan Crisóstomo ArriagaJuan Crisóstomo Arriaga
Spanish
Composer

Carlo DolciCarlo Dolci
Italian
Painter

Miguel TorgaMiguel Torga
Portuguese
Writer
Charles GoreCharles Gore
British
Clergyman

Henry StommelHenry Stommel
American
Oceanographer

Ernest BennErnest Benn
British
Publisher

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

Bezerra da SilvaBezerra da Silva
Brazilian
Musician
Juan MontalvoJuan Montalvo
Ecuadorian
Author

Agenor, duc de GramontAgenor, duc de Gramont
French
Diplomat

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

Agustín YáñezAgustín Yáñez
Mexican
Writer
Matthäus Daniel PöppelmannMatthäus Daniel Pöppelmann
German
Architect

Percy QobozaPercy Qoboza
South African
Journalist

Keith DaveyKeith Davey
Canadian
Political figure
Clarence Erwin McClungClarence Erwin McClung
American
Zoologist

Gerrit AchterbergGerrit Achterberg
Dutch
Poet
Maria Gertrudis BarcelóMaria Gertrudis Barceló
Mexican
Businesswoman

Salomon SulzerSalomon Sulzer
Austrian
Hazzan

Seiichi HatanoSeiichi Hatano
Japanese
Philosopher

Jeannette Leonard GilderJeannette Leonard Gilder
American
Author
Richard BoleslavskyRichard Boleslavsky
Polish
Theatre director
Édouard BourdetÉdouard Bourdet
French
Dramatist

Quintin HoggQuintin Hogg
British
Philanthropist

Louis DantinLouis Dantin
Canadian
Writer

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

Carlo PiaggiaCarlo Piaggia
Italian
Explorer

Alice LakwenaAlice Lakwena
Ugandan
Priestess and rebel leader

Charlie BellCharlie Bell
Australian
Executive

Albert SchatzAlbert Schatz
American
Microbiologist
Chang BunkerChang Bunker
Thai, American
Showmen

Henry InmanHenry Inman
American
Painter
Chung Il KwonChung Il Kwon
South Korean, Russian
Politician

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg KohlrauschFriedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
German
Physicist
Ruggiero di LauriaRuggiero di Lauria
Italian
Navy Admiral
David KimbroughDavid Kimbrough
American
Musician