Died On May 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on May 17. The list includes people like Sandro Botticelli, John Jay, Lawrence Welk, John C. Breckinridge, Gunnar Myrdal. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, diplomats, empresses & queens and emperors & kings and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France and many more countries.

John JayJohn Jay
American
First Chief Justice of the United States
Tony RandallTony Randall
American
Actor

Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
Italian
Painter

Lawrence WelkLawrence Welk
American
 

Catherine I of RussiaCatherine I of Russia
Russian
Empress of Russia

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
American
Former Vice President of the United States
Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
American
Actor

John DeereJohn Deere
American
Founder of 'Deere & Company'
Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist

Paul DukasPaul Dukas
French
Composer
Gerald EdelmanGerald Edelman
American
Immunologist

Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-Songwriter

Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of BuckinghamEdward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham
British
Noble

Jorge Rafael VidelaJorge Rafael Videla
Argentinian
Politician

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
French
Politician
Guy ClarkGuy Clark
American
Musician

Gedhun Choekyi NyimaGedhun Choekyi Nyima
Chinese
Monk

Herman WoukHerman Wouk
American
Writer

Harmon KillebrewHarmon Killebrew
American
Baseball player
Ladislao KubalaLadislao Kubala
Spanish, Hungarian
Footballer

Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist
Dorothy KamenshekDorothy Kamenshek
American
Baseball Player

Bruce FairbairnBruce Fairbairn
Canadian
Musician, Engineer, Audio engineer, Trumpeter,

Lydia E. PinkhamLydia E. Pinkham
American
Businesswoman
Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US

Prince MarkoPrince Marko
Serbian
King
Richard PipesRichard Pipes
Polish, American
Historian, Writer, University teacher

Ken VenturiKen Venturi
American
Golfer

Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
American
architect, painter
Warda Al-JazairiaWarda Al-Jazairia
French
Singer

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Donald CogganDonald Coggan
British
Archbishop of Canterbury
Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
American
Educationist, University teacher

Mary, Queen of HungaryMary, Queen of Hungary
Hungarian, Polish
Queen regnant

Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
Serbian
General

Takasugi ShinsakuTakasugi Shinsaku
Japanese
Samurai
Otto Wille KuusinenOtto Wille Kuusinen
Finnish
Politician
Matthew ParkerMatthew Parker
British
Archbishop of Canterbury

Toe BlakeToe Blake
Canadian
Ice-hockey player

David Herbert DonaldDavid Herbert Donald
American
Historian

Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
American
Pianist
E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist

Herbert CrolyHerbert Croly
American
Editor

Ratnakar MatkariRatnakar Matkari
Indian
Writer

Fritzie ZivicFritzie Zivic
Croatian, American
Boxer

José Santos ZelayaJosé Santos Zelaya
Nicaraguan
President
Béla BalázsBéla Balázs
Hungarian
Film critic

Eugen WeberEugen Weber
American
Historian
William RobinsonWilliam Robinson
Irish, British
Gardener

G. Evelyn HutchinsonG. Evelyn Hutchinson
British
Ecologist

Samuel ClarkeSamuel Clarke
British
Philosopher
Daniel CarassoDaniel Carasso
Spanish, American
Entrepreneur

Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de RichelieuArmand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de Richelieu
French
Statesman
Alexis ClairaultAlexis Clairault
French
French mathematician

Alexis ClairautAlexis Clairaut
French
Mathematician

René CailliéRené Caillié
French
Explorer

Yvonne LoriodYvonne Loriod
French
Pianist

Cy FeuerCy Feuer
American
Theatre producer
Frank G SlaughterFrank G Slaughter
American
Author

Lucia MoholyLucia Moholy
Czech
Photographer

Nahum SokolowNahum Sokolow
Polish
Writer

Aleksandr DargomyzhskyAleksandr Dargomyzhsky
Russian
Composer
Nigel BalchinNigel Balchin
British
Novelist

Willis ConoverWillis Conover
American
Broadcaster
George ForbesGeorge Forbes
New Zealander
Politician

Hugh CudlippHugh Cudlipp
Welsh
Journalist

György KlapkaGyörgy Klapka
Hungarian, Romanian
General
Francisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, 1st Duke of LermaFrancisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, 1st Duke of Lerma
Spanish
Nobleman

Jacques-Louis LionsJacques-Louis Lions
French
Mathematician
Lilli LehmannLilli Lehmann
German
Operatic Soprano

Leopold AuenbruggerLeopold Auenbrugger
Austrian
Physician

Mary HaasMary Haas
American
Linguist
Philipp von HuttenPhilipp von Hutten
German
Adventurer

Harold RuggHarold Rugg
American
Educational Reformer
Jules SupervielleJules Supervielle
French, Uruguayan
Poet

Erwin Wilhelm MüllerErwin Wilhelm Müller
German
Physicist

Josef BeranJosef Beran
Czech
Archbishop

Wilfrid MellersWilfrid Mellers
British
Music critic
Michael Jan de GoejeMichael Jan de Goeje
Dutch
Orientalist
Piero DorazioPiero Dorazio
Italian
Painter

Jean CavalierJean Cavalier
French
Religious leader

Keiiti AkiKeiiti Aki
Japanese
Professor

Rafael FragosoRafael Fragoso
Brazilian
Jockey
Moshe ShererMoshe Sherer
American
Leader

Francisco de Sá de MirandaFrancisco de Sá de Miranda
Portuguese
Poet

Masaru HayamiMasaru Hayami
Japanese
Businessman

Michel-Jean SedaineMichel-Jean Sedaine
French
Dramatist

Felix BaschFelix Basch
Austrian
Actor
Abraham de FabertAbraham de Fabert
French
Marshal

Claude BuffierClaude Buffier
French, Polish
Philosopher
Wilson BragaWilson Braga
Brazilian
Politician

Oskar ZeissnerOskar Zeissner
German
Cyclist
Kurt SchirraKurt Schirra
German
Boxer
Charles de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles de Talleyrand-Périgord
French
Politician