Died On July 17th

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Discover the most famous people who died on July 17. The list includes people like Adam Smith, Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Ty Cobb. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, nurses and f1 drivers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Russia, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Billie Holiday
(One of the Greatest Jazz Singers from the 1930s to the 1950s)
Billie Holiday
43
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1959
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Nicholas II
41
Birthdate: May 18, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918
 3 
Adam Smith
(18th Century Scottish Economist Who is Considered the Father of Modern Economics)
Adam Smith
31
Birthdate: June 5, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died: 1790
 4 
John Coltrane
(One of the Most Influential Saxophonists in Music History)
John Coltrane
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: HaHamlet, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1967
 5 
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
(Russia’s Grand Duchess and the Youngest Daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, Last Emperor)
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 18, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918
 6 
Ty Cobb
(One of the Greatest Players in Baseball History)
Ty Cobb
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Narrows, Georgia, United States
Died: 1961
 7 
Walter Cronkite
(Broadcast Journalist and Longtime Anchor of the ‘CBS Evening News’)
Walter Cronkite
7
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Prince of Russia from 1904 to 1918)
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918
 9 
Jules Bianchi
(French Motor Racing & F1 Driver)
Jules Bianchi
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Alexandra Feodorovna
(Empress Consort of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Alexandra Feodorovna
17
Birthdate: June 6, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: 1918
 11 
John Lewis
(Former United States Representative)
John Lewis
28
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Died: 2020
 12 
Katharine Graham
(American Newspaper Publisher and Heiress Who Led 'The Washington Post' (1963 - 1991))
Katharine Graham
4
Birthdate: June 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2001
 13 
Elaine Stritch
(Actress)
Elaine Stritch
3
Birthdate: February 2, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Jim Bridger
(Famous Mountain Man of the American Fur Trade Era)
Jim Bridger
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1804
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: 1881
 15 
Henri Poincare
(French Polymath and Mathematician Known as One of the Founders of the 'Field of Topology')
Henri Poincare
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: 1912
 16 
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
(Eldest Child of Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia)
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
(Former Prime Minister of United Kingdom)
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 13, 1764
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fallodon, Northumberland, England
Died: 1845
 18 
Dorothea Dix
(Social Reformer)
Dorothea Dix
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maine, US
Died: 1887
 19 
Charlotte Corday
(French Revolutionary Who Was Executed for the Assassination of Jacobin Leader Jean-Paul Marat)
Charlotte Corday
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 27, 1768
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Écorches, Normandy, France
Died: 1793
 20 
Jadwiga of Poland
(Former Queen of Poland (1384 - 1399))
Jadwiga of Poland
3
Birthdate: 1373 AD
Birthplace: Buda, Hungary
Died: 1399
 21 
Dizzy Dean
(Baseball Player)
Dizzy Dean
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucas, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 22 
Geraldine Fitzgerald
(Actress)
Geraldine Fitzgerald
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
Died: 2005
 23 
Mickey Spillane
(Novelist)
Mickey Spillane
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York (state) New York, United States
Died: 2006
 24 
Harry Guardino
(Actor)
Harry Guardino
3
Birthdate: December 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1995
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Draža Mihailović
(Yugoslav Serb General During World War II)
Draža Mihailović
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ivanjica, Serbia
Died: 1946
 26 
Juan Manuel Fangio
(Argentine Race Car Driver Who Won the World Drivers' Championship Five Times)
Juan Manuel Fangio
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Balcarce, Buenos Aires Balcarce, Argentina
Died: 1995
 27 
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
(Saint)
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918
 28 
Robby Steinhardt
(Musician)
Robby Steinhardt
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2021
 29 
Maude Adams
(Actress)
Maude Adams
2
Birthdate: November 11, 1872
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: 1953
 30 
Edward the Elder
(King of Wessex)
Edward the Elder
3
Birthdate: 0874 AD
Birthplace: Wessex
Died: 0924
 31 
Pat Roach
(English Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Pat Roach
4
Birthdate: May 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2004
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 32 
Andrea Camilleri
(Italian Writer Best Known as the Writer of the Popular 'Inspector Montalbano' Series of Crime Novels)
Andrea Camilleri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Porto Empedocle, Italy
Died: 2019
 33 
Pilar Bardem
(Actress)
Pilar Bardem
1
Birthdate: March 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Died: 2021
 34 
Leszek Kołakowski
(Polish Philosopher and Historian Best Known for His Critical Analyses of Marxist Thought)
Leszek Kołakowski
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Radom, Poland
Died: 2009
 35 
Zizi Jeanmaire
(Ballet dancer)
Zizi Jeanmaire
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 2020
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 36 
David Kelly
(Welsh Scientist and Authority on Biological Warfare)
David Kelly
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 14, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Llwynypia, Glamorgan, Wales
Died: 2003
 37 
Alfred Munnings
(painter)
Alfred Munnings
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mendham, Suffolk
Died: 1959
 38 
Sinan
(Architect)
Sinan
2
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1488 AD
Birthplace: Ağırnas, Turkey
Died: 1588
 39 
Joseph Maher
(Actor)
Joseph Maher
0
Birthdate: December 29, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westport, Ireland
Died: 1998
 40 
Marguerite Steinheil
(Salonnière)
Marguerite Steinheil
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 16, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaucourt, France
Died: 1954
 41 
Karl Wolff
(Politician, Officer)
Karl Wolff
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt
Died: 1984
 42 
Eugene Meyer
(Financier)
Eugene Meyer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1959
 43 
Nicolae Paulescu
(Romanian Scientist Known for His Research on 'Insulin' and His Anti-Semitic Writings)
Nicolae Paulescu
1
Birthdate: October 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: 1931
 44 
John Talbot, 1st earl of Shrewsbury
(Military officer)
John Talbot, 1st earl of Shrewsbury
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1387 AD
Birthplace: Shropshire, United Kingdom
Died: 1453
 45 
Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil
(Samuel Beckett's wife)
Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: France
Died: 1989
 46 
Marcel Dadi
(Guitarist)
Marcel Dadi
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sousse, Tunisia
Died: 1996
 47 
William James Sidis
(American Child Prodigy Who Had Exceptional Mathematical and Linguistic Skills)
William James Sidis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: 1944
 48 
Robert Guiscard
(Former Norman adventurer remembered for the conquest of southern Italy and Sicily)
Robert Guiscard
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1015 AD
Birthplace: Cotentin Peninsula, France
Died: 1085
 49 
Riad al-Sulh
(Prime Minister of Lebanon (1946 - 1951))
Riad al-Sulh
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1894 AD
Birthplace: Sidon, Lebanon
Died: 1951
 50 
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
(Imperial Highness)
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1918