Died On June 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 17. The list includes people like Rodney King, Thomas Kuhn, Joseph Addison, Donald J. Cram, A. C. Benson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include essayists, actors, poets and chemists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)
Gloria Vanderbilt
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2019
 2 
John Matuszak
(American Football Defensive End and Actor)
John Matuszak
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1989
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 3 
Cyd Charisse
(American Actress and Dancer)
Cyd Charisse
9
Birthdate: March 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Jeff Chandler
18
Birthdate: December 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 5 
Kate Smith
(Singer)
Kate Smith
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenville, Virginia, USA
Died: 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Kenneth Kaunda
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chinsali, Awemba North, Northern Rhodesia
Died: 2021
 7 
Jack Parsons
(Researcher)
Jack Parsons
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1952
 8 
Joseph Addison
(Essayist & Poet)
Joseph Addison
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1672
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milston, United Kingdom
Died: 1719
 9 
Uthman
(The Third Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate and the Son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad)
Uthman
7
Birthdate: 0576 AD
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0656
 10 
Rodney King
(Victim of Police Brutality)
Rodney King
34
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: 2012
 11 
John III Sobieski
(Military leader, Politician)
John III Sobieski
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1629
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Olesko
Died: 1696
 12 
Ron Lester
(Actor)
Ron Lester
4
Birthdate: August 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Thomas Kuhn
(Philosopher and Historian Best Known for His Book ‘The Structure of Scientific Revolutions’)
Thomas Kuhn
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1996
 14 
Mumtaz Mahal
(Padshah Begum of Shah Jahan (19 January 1628 – 17 June 1631))
Mumtaz Mahal
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1593
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: 1631
 15 
Edward Burne-Jones
3
Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 1898
 16 
Muhammad Metwalli al-Sha'rawi
(Cleric)
Muhammad Metwalli al-Sha'rawi
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Daqadus, Egypt
Died: 1998
 17 
Gianfranco Ferré
(Italian Fashion designer)
Gianfranco Ferré
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Legnano, Italy
Died: 2007
 18 
Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
(Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's son)
Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 5, 1805
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: 1870
 19 
Dan Foster
(Disc jockey)
Dan Foster
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2020
 20 
Charles John Canning, Earl Canning
(Statesman)
Charles John Canning, Earl Canning
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 14, 1812
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1862
 21 
Willie Thorne
(English Professional Snooker Player)
Willie Thorne
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: English Professional Snooker Player
Died: 2020
 22 
Ron Clarke
(Australian Athlete and Former Mayor of the Gold Coast)
Ron Clarke
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 2015
 23 
Nikolay Bobrikov
(Governor of Finland)
Nikolay Bobrikov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strelna, Russia
Died: 1904
 24 
Jean Meslier
(Priest)
Jean Meslier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1664
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mazerny, France
Died: 1729
 25 
Donald J. Cram
(One of the Founders of 'Host-Guest Chemistry')
Donald J. Cram
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chester, Vermont
Died: 2001
 26 
Paruyr Sevak
(Poet)
Paruyr Sevak
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chanakhchi, Soviet Armenia
Died: 1971
 27 
Elżbieta Czyżewska
(Actress)
Elżbieta Czyżewska
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 2010
 28 
Harry Nelson Pillsbury
(American Chess Player)
Harry Nelson Pillsbury
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1872
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1906
 29 
Máximo Gómez
(Dominican Major General During Cuba's Ten Years' War Against Spain)
Máximo Gómez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baní, Dominican Republic
Died: 1905
 30 
John Cowper Powys
(Philosopher)
John Cowper Powys
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shirley, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1963
 31 
Dorothy Richardson
(Author)
Dorothy Richardson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 17, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abingdon, England
Died: 1957
 32 
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1155 - 1190))
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
1
Birthdate: 1122 AD
Birthplace: Haguenau, France
Died: 1190
 33 
Ivan Fandino
(Spanish Bullfighter)
Ivan Fandino
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orduña-Urduña, Spain
Died: 2017
 34 
Willie Davenport
(American Sprint Runner)
Willie Davenport
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Troy, Alabama, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Darrell Powers
(Soldier)
Darrell Powers
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clinchco, Virginia, United States
Died: 2009
 36 
Lozen
(Warrior)
Lozen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1889
 37 
Jean-Gaspard Deburau
(Actor)
Jean-Gaspard Deburau
0
Birthdate: July 31, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kolín, Czechoslovakia
Died: 1846
 38 
Jean-Louis Trintignant
(One of the Best Post-War French Actors)
Jean-Louis Trintignant
4
Birthdate: December 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Piolenc, France
Died: 2022
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Joseph Warren
(Physician, Military Leader)
Joseph Warren
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 11, 1741
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1775
 40 
Yitzhak Zuckerman
(One of the Leaders of the 'Warsaw Ghetto' Uprising in 1943 Against Nazi Germany During World War II)
Yitzhak Zuckerman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 13, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: 1981
 41 
Vilayat Inayat Khan
(Founder of the Abode of the Message)
Vilayat Inayat Khan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2004
 42 
Pierre Reverdy
(Poet)
Pierre Reverdy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1889
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Narbonne, France
Died: 1960
 43 
Earl Carroll
(Theatrical producer)
Earl Carroll
2
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1948
 44 
Arthur Harden
(British Biochemist & Winner of 1929 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
Arthur Harden
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 12, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1940
 45 
Mohamed Morsi
(5th President of Egypt)
Mohamed Morsi
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Adwah, Kingdom of Egypt
Died: 2019
 46 
Jim Nance
(American football player)
Jim Nance
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 47 
Bob Sweikert
(American Racing Driver)
Bob Sweikert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1956
 48 
Jean Kennedy Smith
(United States Ambassador to Ireland from 1993 to 1998)
Jean Kennedy Smith
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2020
 49 
James Starley
(Inventor)
James Starley
1
Birthdate: April 21, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albourne, England
Died: 1881
 50 
Pamela Britton
(Actress)
Pamela Britton
1
Birthdate: March 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)