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

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

SkanderbegSkanderbeg
Albanian
Military Commander

Theodosius ITheodosius I
Spanish, Ancient Roman
Emperor
Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
Chinese
Former Prime Minister of China

Barbara JordanBarbara Jordan
American
Lawyer

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton
British
Polymath
Derek FowldsDerek Fowlds
British
Actor

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

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
Chang BunkerChang Bunker
Thai, American
Showmen

Jyoti BasuJyoti Basu
Indian
Indian politician
Virginia MayoVirginia Mayo
American
Actress

Suchitra SenSuchitra Sen
Indian
Actress

Allan MelvinAllan Melvin
American
Actor
Lola MontezLola Montez
Irish, British
Stage dancer

Greg PlittGreg Plitt
American
Model
Windsor DaviesWindsor Davies
British
Actor

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher

Juliette Gordon LowJuliette Gordon Low
American
Philanthropist
T. H. WhiteT. H. White
British
Author

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Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
Italian
Composer
Art BuchwaldArt Buchwald
American
Humorist

Gregory CorsoGregory Corso
American
Poet, Novelist, Writer

Erich Wolf SegalErich Wolf Segal
American
 

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
German
Officer
Don KirshnerDon Kirshner
American
Music publisher
Sa'id of EgyptSa'id of Egypt
Egyptian
Wāli

David KimbroughDavid Kimbrough
American
Musician

Varlam ShalamovVarlam Shalamov
Russian
Writer

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

Ray StarkRay Stark
American
Film Producer

Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of TuscanyFerdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Italian
Politician

Gustavo Rojas PinillaGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Colombian
President

George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,
Alice LakwenaAlice Lakwena
Ugandan
Priestess and rebel leader

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

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

Chung Il KwonChung Il Kwon
South Korean, Russian
Politician

Marie BracquemondMarie Bracquemond
French
Painter

CarlosCarlos
French
Actor

Albert HouraniAlbert Hourani
British
Historian
Thierry, Count of FlandersThierry, Count of Flanders
French
Count of Flanders

Juan O'GormanJuan O'Gorman
Mexican
Painter

Albert SchatzAlbert Schatz
American
Microbiologist

Frederic W. H. MyersFrederic W. H. Myers
British
Poet
Juan Crisóstomo ArriagaJuan Crisóstomo Arriaga
Spanish
Composer

Richard BoleslavskyRichard Boleslavsky
Polish
Theatre director
Miguel TorgaMiguel Torga
Portuguese
Writer

Charles GoreCharles Gore
British
Clergyman

Ruggiero di LauriaRuggiero di Lauria
Italian
Navy Admiral
Dun Mikiel XerriDun Mikiel Xerri
Maltese
Patriot

Charlie BellCharlie Bell
Australian
Executive
Sjonni BrinkSjonni Brink
Icelander
Singer

Carlo DolciCarlo Dolci
Italian
Painter

Friedrich Wilhelm Georg KohlrauschFriedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch
German
Physicist
Joaquim NabucoJoaquim Nabuco
Brazilian
Writer

Friedrich Gottlob KoenigFriedrich Gottlob Koenig
German
 
Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-DuperronAbraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron
French
Orientalist

Tom KilburnTom Kilburn
British
Computer scientist

Alfredo ZitarrosaAlfredo Zitarrosa
Uruguayan
Singer-songwriter

Ernest BennErnest Benn
British
Publisher
Juan MontalvoJuan Montalvo
Ecuadorian
Author
Juan Luis SegundoJuan Luis Segundo
Uruguayan
Theologian

Thomas Raymond KellyThomas Raymond Kelly
American
 

Agenor, duc de GramontAgenor, duc de Gramont
French
Diplomat

Giacomo ManzùGiacomo Manzù
Italian
Sculptor
Adolf von HildebrandAdolf von Hildebrand
German
Sculptor

Bezerra da SilvaBezerra da Silva
Brazilian
Musician

Henry StommelHenry Stommel
American
Oceanographer

Quintin HoggQuintin Hogg
British
Philanthropist

Mohamed RouichaMohamed Rouicha
Moroccan
Singer
Henry InmanHenry Inman
American
Painter

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

Maria Gertrudis BarcelóMaria Gertrudis Barceló
Mexican
Businesswoman
Clarence Erwin McClungClarence Erwin McClung
American
Zoologist
Matthäus Daniel PöppelmannMatthäus Daniel Pöppelmann
German
Architect