Died On June 17th

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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 
Rodney King
(Victim of Police Brutality)
Rodney King
28
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: 2012
 2 
Tsutomu Miyazaki
(Japanese Serial Killer)
Tsutomu Miyazaki
33
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Itsukaichi, Tokyo
Died: 2008
 3 
John Matuszak
10
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
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2019
 5 
Cyd Charisse
(American Actress and Dancer)
Cyd Charisse
8
Birthdate: March 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: 2008
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Jeff Chandler
15
Birthdate: December 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1961
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 7 
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)
 8 
Kenneth Kaunda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chinsali, Awemba North, Northern Rhodesia
Died: 2021
 9 
Jack Parsons
(Researcher)
Jack Parsons
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1952
 10 
Joseph Addison
(Essayist & Poet)
Joseph Addison
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1672
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milston, United Kingdom
Died: 1719
 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 
Uthman
(The Third Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate and the Son-in-Law of Prophet Muhammad)
Uthman
3
Birthdate: 0576 AD
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0656
 13 
Thomas Kuhn
(Philosopher and Historian Best Known for His Book ‘The Structure of Scientific Revolutions’)
Thomas Kuhn
6
Listed In: Writers
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 
Ron Lester
(Actor)
Ron Lester
3
Birthdate: August 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kennesaw, Georgia, USA
Died: 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Süleyman Demirel
(The 9th President and 12th Prime Minister of Turkey)
Süleyman Demirel
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Isparta Province
Died: 2015
 17 
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
 18 
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
 19 
Gianfranco Ferré
(Fashion designer)
Gianfranco Ferré
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Legnano, Italy
Died: 2007
 20 
Jean Meslier
(Priest)
Jean Meslier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1664
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mazerny, France
Died: 1729
Muhammad Metwalli al-Sha'rawi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Daqadus, Egypt
Died: 1998
 22 
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
 23 
Ivan Fandino
(Bullfighter)
Ivan Fandino
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orduña-Urduña, Spain
Died: 2017
 24 
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
 25 
Dorothy Richardson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 17, 1873
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abingdon, England
Died: 1957
 26 
Edward Burne-Jones
3
Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: 1898
 27 
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
 28 
Lozen
(Warrior)
Lozen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1889
 29 
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1155 - 1190))
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
1
Birthdate: 1122 AD
Birthplace: Haguenau, France
Died: 1190
 30 
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)
 31 
Paruyr Sevak
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chanakhchi, Soviet Armenia
Died: 1971
 32 
Mohamed Morsi
(5th President of Egypt)
Mohamed Morsi
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Adwah, Kingdom of Egypt
Died: 2019
 33 
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
 34 
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
 35 
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
 36 
Nikolay Bobrikov
(Governor of Finland)
Nikolay Bobrikov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strelna, Russia
Died: 1904
 37 
John Cowper Powys
(Philosopher)
John Cowper Powys
0
Birthdate: October 8, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shirley, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1963
 38 
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
 39 
Pierre Reverdy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1889
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Narbonne, France
Died: 1960
 40 
Earl Carroll
(Theatrical producer)
Earl Carroll
2
Birthdate: September 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1948
 41 
Darrell Powers
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clinchco, Virginia, United States
Died: 2009
 42 
George Edalji
(solicitor)
George Edalji
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Midlands
Died: 1953
 43 
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
 44 
Richard Harris Barham
(Writer, Priest)
Richard Harris Barham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1788
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canterbury, Kent, England
Died: 1845
Jean-Gaspard Deburau
0
Birthdate: July 31, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kolín, Czechoslovakia
Died: 1846
 46 
Mark Hopkins
(Theologian, Educator)
Mark Hopkins
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: 1887
 47 
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
 48 
Jean-Louis Trintignant
(One of the Best Post-War French Actors)
Jean-Louis Trintignant
3
Birthdate: December 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Piolenc, France
Died: 2022
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
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
 50 
Willie Thorne
(Snooker player)
Willie Thorne
2
Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: 2020