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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Rodney King
(Victim of Police Brutality)

Rodney King
26
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: 2012

 2 
Tsutomu Miyazaki
(Serial Killer)

Tsutomu Miyazaki
19
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Itsukaichi, Tokyo
Died: 2008

 3 

John Matuszak
7
Birthdate: October 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 1989
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 4 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)

Gloria Vanderbilt
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2019

 5 

Jeff Chandler
11
Birthdate: December 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 6 
Cyd Charisse
(Dancer,actress)

Cyd Charisse
8
Birthdate: March 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amarillo
Died: 2008

 7 

Kenneth Kaunda
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chinsali, Awemba North, Northern Rhodesia
Died: 2021
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 8 
Kate Smith
(Singer)

Kate Smith
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenville, Virginia, USA
Died: 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 
Uthman
(Caliph)

Uthman
2
Birthdate: 0576 AD
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0656

 10 
Jack Parsons
(Researcher)

Jack Parsons
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1952

 11 
Mumtaz Mahal
(Padshah Begum of Shah Jahan (19 January 1628 – 17 June 1631))

Mumtaz Mahal
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 27, 1593
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: 1631

 12 
Joseph Addison
(Essayist & Poet)

Joseph Addison
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1672
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milston, United Kingdom
Died: 1719

 13 
Thomas Kuhn
(Philosopher)

Thomas Kuhn
4
Birthdate: July 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1996

 14 
John III Sobieski
(Military leader, Politician)

John III Sobieski
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1629
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Olesko
Died: 1696

 15 
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1155-1190))

Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
0
Birthdate: 1122 AD
Birthplace: Haguenau, France
Died: 1190

 16 

Edward Burne-Jones
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 1898

 17 
Süleyman Demirel
(Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer)

Süleyman Demirel
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Isparta Province
Died: 2015

 18 
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

 19 

Darrell Powers
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clinchco, Virginia, United States
Died: 2009

 20 
Roberto Calvi
(Former banker, dubbed "God's Banker")

Roberto Calvi
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 1982

Muhammad Metwalli al-Sha'rawi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Daqadus, Egypt
Died: 1998

 22 
Jean Meslier
(Priest)

Jean Meslier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1664
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mazerny, France
Died: 1729

 23 
Brian Hibbard
(Actor, Singer)

Brian Hibbard
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ebbw Vale
Died: 2012

 24 
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

 25 
Ron Lester
(Actor)

Ron Lester
2
Birthdate: August 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 
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

 27 
Fritz Walter
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Fritz Walter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kaiserslautern
Died: 2002

 28 

Pamela Britton
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1974
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 29 

Donald J. Cram
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chester, Vermont
Died: 2001

 30 
George Edalji
(solicitor)

George Edalji
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 22, 1919, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Midlands
Died: 1953

 31 
Earl Carroll
(Theatrical producer)

Earl Carroll
1
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1948

 32 
Ron Clarke
(Long-distance runner, Politician, Athletics competitor)

Ron Clarke
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne
Died: 2015

 33 

Paruyr Sevak
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chanakhchi, Soviet Armenia
Died: 1971

 34 
Dick Howser
(Baseball player)

Dick Howser
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: 1987
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 
James Starley
(Inventor)

James Starley
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albourne, England
Died: 1881

 36 
Mohamed Morsi
(5th President of Egypt)

Mohamed Morsi
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Adwah, Kingdom of Egypt
Died: 2019

 37 
Nikolay Bobrikov
(Governor of Finland)

Nikolay Bobrikov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strelna, Russia
Died: 1904

 38 

Pierre Reverdy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1889
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Narbonne, France
Died: 1960

 39 
Jim Nance
(American football player)

Jim Nance
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1992
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 
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

 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 
A. C. Benson
(English essayist)

A. C. Benson
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 24, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: 1925

 43 
Bob Sweikert
(Racing driver)

Bob Sweikert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1956

 44 

Pope Adeodatus II
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 0676

 45 
Willie Davenport
(Olympic athlete)

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)

 46 
Arthur Harden
(Biochemist)

Arthur Harden
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 12, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Died: 1940

 47 
Willie Thorne
(Snooker player)

Willie Thorne
2
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: 2020

 48 
Lord William Bentinck
(Former Governor-General of India)

Lord William Bentinck
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Died: 1839

 49 

Harry Nelson Pillsbury
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1872
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1906

 50 
Gianfranco Ferré
(Fashion designer)

Gianfranco Ferré
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Legnano, Italy
Died: 2007