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
(Chess Grandmaster)

09 March 1943

Icelander,American

Rutherford B. HayesRutherford B. Hayes
(President of the U.S.A)

04 October 1822

American

Patrice LumumbaPatrice Lumumba
(Political leader)

02 July 1925

Congolese

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
(Lawyer)

21 February 1936

American

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
(Polymath)

16 February 1822

British

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
(Former Prime Minister of China)

17 October 1919

Chinese

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
(Actress)

27 May 1931

Egyptian

John RayJohn Ray
(Naturalist)

29 November 1627

British

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
(Artist)

01 September 1886

Brazilian

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
(Writer)

11 May 1916

Spanish

Albert JackaAlbert Jacka
(Victoria Cross Winner)

10 January 1893

Australian

Paulus PotterPaulus Potter
(Painter)

20 November 1625

Dutch

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Richard LowerRichard Lower
(Physician)

1631 AD

British

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
(Astronomer, University teacher)

04 February 1906

American

SkanderbegSkanderbeg
(Military commander)

06 May 1405

Albanian

Theodosius ITheodosius I
(Emperor)

11 January 0347

Spanish

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
(Former King of Norway)

02 July 1903

Norwegian

Al-FarabiAl-Farabi
(Philosopher)

0872 AD

Syrian

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Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
(Monk)

0251 AD

Egyptian

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
(Artist, Painter)

18 February 1848

American

Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
(Philanthropist)

31 October 1860

American

Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
(Record producer, Songwriter, Composer)

17 April 1934

American

Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
(Composer)

08 June 1671

Italian

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
(Officer)

08 October 1884

German

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Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
(Poet, Novelist, Writer)

26 March 1930

American

OrigaOriga
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)

12 October 1970

Russian

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
(Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian, Academic, Writer, Politician)

03 October 1800

American

Don HarronDon Harron
(Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter)

19 September 1924

Canadian

Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
(Writer)

18 June 1907

Russian

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
(Painter)

30 June 1789

French

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George B. SeldenGeorge B. Selden

14 September 1846

American

Dougal HastonDougal Haston
(Explorer)

19 April 1940

British

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
(Painter)

01 December 1840

French

Friedrich Gottlob KoenigFriedrich Gottlob Koenig

17 April 1774

German

Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly

1893 AD

American

Erich Wolf SegalErich Wolf Segal

16 June 1937

American