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
09 March 1943, Icelander, American
Chess Grandmaster
Rutherford B. HayesRutherford B. Hayes
04 October 1822, American
President of the U.S.A

Patrice LumumbaPatrice Lumumba
02 July 1925, Congolese
Political leader

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
17 October 1919, Chinese
Former Prime Minister of China

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
16 February 1822, British
Polymath

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
21 February 1936, American
Lawyer
Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
27 May 1931, Egyptian
Actress

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral
01 September 1886, Brazilian
Artist

John RayJohn Ray
29 November 1627, British
Naturalist

Albert JackaAlbert Jacka
10 January 1893, Australian
Victoria Cross Winner
Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
11 May 1916, Spanish
Writer

Paulus PotterPaulus Potter
20 November 1625, Dutch
Painter
Richard LowerRichard Lower
1631 AD, British
Physician

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
04 February 1906, American
Astronomer, University teacher

Theodosius ITheodosius I
11 January 0347, Spanish
Emperor
SkanderbegSkanderbeg
06 May 1405, Albanian
Military commander

Olav V of NorwayOlav V of Norway
02 July 1903, Norwegian
Former King of Norway
Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
0251 AD, Egyptian
Monk

Al-FarabiAl-Farabi
0872 AD, Syrian
Philosopher

Louis Comfort TiffanyLouis Comfort Tiffany
18 February 1848, American
Artist, Painter
Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
31 October 1860, American
Philanthropist

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
08 October 1884, German
Officer
Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
08 June 1671, Italian
Composer

Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
17 April 1934, American
Record producer, Songwriter, Composer

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
26 March 1930, American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

OrigaOriga
12 October 1970, Russian
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
18 June 1907, Russian
Writer
Don HarronDon Harron
19 September 1924, Canadian
Librettist, Actor, Screenwriter

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
03 October 1800, American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

George B. SeldenGeorge B. Selden
14 September 1846, American
 

Horace VernetHorace Vernet
30 June 1789, French
Painter
Dougal HastonDougal Haston
19 April 1940, British
Explorer

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
01 December 1840, French
Painter

Friedrich Gottlob KoenigFriedrich Gottlob Koenig
17 April 1774, German
 

Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly
1893 AD, American
 

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Erich Wolf SegalErich Wolf Segal
16 June 1937, American