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

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
British
Polymath
SkanderbegSkanderbeg
Albanian
Military Commander

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
American
Lawyer

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

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

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

Allan MelvinAllan Melvin
American
Actor
Suchitra SenSuchitra Sen
Indian
Actress

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
American
Artist, Painter
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

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer

Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
American
Philanthropist

Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
Italian
Composer
Art BuchwaldArt Buchwald
American
Humorist

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Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
American
Record producer, Songwriter, Composer

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

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

Don HarronDon Harron
Canadian
Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter
OrigaOriga
Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
French
Painter
Ray StarkRay Stark
American
Film Producer

Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
Russian
Writer

Gustavo Rojas PinillaGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Colombian
President
Helen StephensHelen Stephens
American
Athlete

Barney RossBarney Ross
American
Boxer
George B. SeldenGeorge B. Selden
American
 

Dougal HastonDougal Haston
British
Explorer

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
French
Painter

David KimbroughDavid Kimbrough
American
Musician

Friedrich Gottlob KoenigFriedrich Gottlob Koenig
German
 
Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly
American
 

Erich Wolf SegalErich Wolf Segal
American