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

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
Chinese
Former Prime Minister of China

Theodosius ITheodosius I
Spanish, Ancient Roman
Emperor

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
Norwegian
Former King of Norway
SkanderbegSkanderbeg
Albanian
Military Commander

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
British
Polymath

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
American
Lawyer
Raoul WallenbergRaoul Wallenberg
Swedish
Humanitarian

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

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
Egyptian
Actress

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
American
Artist

John RayJohn Ray
British
Naturalist

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
Spanish
Writer
Albert JackaAlbert Jacka
Australian
Victoria Cross Winner

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
Brazilian
Artist

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

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

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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Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
American
Philanthropist
Ray StarkRay Stark
American
Film Producer

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

Don HarronDon Harron
Canadian
Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter

Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
American
Record producer, Songwriter, Composer
OrigaOriga
Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Art BuchwaldArt Buchwald
American
Humorist

Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
Russian
Writer

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

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

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
French
Painter

George B. SeldenGeorge B. Selden
American
 

Dougal HastonDougal Haston
British
Explorer

Yosa BusonYosa Buson
Japanese
Poet
Albert HouraniAlbert Hourani
British
Historian

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

Frederic W. H. MyersFrederic W. H. Myers
British
Poet

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
French
Painter
Thierry, Count of FlandersThierry, Count of Flanders
French
Count of Flanders

Tom KilburnTom Kilburn
British
Computer scientist
Miguel TorgaMiguel Torga
Portuguese
Writer

Juan Crisóstomo ArriagaJuan Crisóstomo Arriaga
Spanish
Composer

Henry StommelHenry Stommel
American
Oceanographer

Charles GoreCharles Gore
British
Clergyman

Joaquim NabucoJoaquim Nabuco
Brazilian
Writer
Carlo DolciCarlo Dolci
Italian
Painter

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

Ernest BennErnest Benn
British
Publisher
Agenor, duc de GramontAgenor, duc de Gramont
French
Diplomat

Edward P. CostiganEdward P. Costigan
American
Politician

William RushWilliam Rush
American
Sculptor
Adolf von HildebrandAdolf von Hildebrand
German
Sculptor

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

Clarence Erwin McClungClarence Erwin McClung
American
Zoologist

Maria Gertrudis BarcelóMaria Gertrudis Barceló
Mexican
Businesswoman
Percy QobozaPercy Qoboza
South African
Journalist

Salomon SulzerSalomon Sulzer
Austrian
Hazzan
Keith DaveyKeith Davey
Canadian
Political figure

Gerrit AchterbergGerrit Achterberg
Dutch
Poet

Édouard BourdetÉdouard Bourdet
French
Dramatist

Seiichi HatanoSeiichi Hatano
Japanese
Philosopher
Quintin HoggQuintin Hogg
British
Philanthropist
Richard BoleslavskyRichard Boleslavsky
Polish
Theatre director

William Corless MillsWilliam Corless Mills
American
Museum curator

Jeannette Leonard GilderJeannette Leonard Gilder
American
Author

Louis DantinLouis Dantin
Canadian
Writer
Kaarlo BergbomKaarlo Bergbom
Finnish, Russian
Theatre director

Alice LakwenaAlice Lakwena
Ugandan
Priestess and rebel leader

Carlo PiaggiaCarlo Piaggia
Italian
Explorer

Charlie BellCharlie Bell
Australian
Executive

Chang BunkerChang Bunker
Thai, American
Showmen
Chung Il KwonChung Il Kwon
South Korean, Russian
Politician

Henry InmanHenry Inman
American
Painter
Friedrich Wilhelm Georg KohlrauschFriedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
German
Physicist

Friedrich Gottlob KoenigFriedrich Gottlob Koenig
German
 
Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly
American
 
David KimbroughDavid Kimbrough
American
Musician