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 DeereJohn Deere
07 February 1804, American
Founder of 'Deere & Company'
Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
1445 AD, Italian
Painter

Tony RandallTony Randall
26 February 1920, American
Actor

John JayJohn Jay
12 December 1745, American
First Chief Justice of the United States

Lawrence WelkLawrence Welk
11 March 1903, American
 

Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
05 April 1933, American
Actor
John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821, American
Former Vice President of the United States

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
06 December 1898, Swedish
Economist

Paul DukasPaul Dukas
01 October 1865, French
Composer

Gerald EdelmanGerald Edelman
01 July 1929, American
Immunologist
Donna SummerDonna Summer
31 December 1948, American
Singer-songwriter

Catherine I of RussiaCatherine I of Russia
15 April 1684, Russian
Former Emperor of All Russia
Guy ClarkGuy Clark
06 November 1941, American
Musician

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
02 February 1754, French
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and

Jorge Rafael VidelaJorge Rafael Videla
02 August 1925, Argentinian
Politician
Herman WoukHerman Wouk
27 May 1915, American
Writer

Ken VenturiKen Venturi
15 May 1931, American
Golfer
Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
14 September 1920, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist

Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
29 November 1859, American
architect, painter

Bruce FairbairnBruce Fairbairn
30 December 1949, Canadian
Musician, Engineer, Audio engineer, Trumpeter,
Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
17 January 1899, American
Educationist, University teacher

Mary, Queen of HungaryMary, Queen of Hungary
1371 AD, Hungarian, Polish
Queen regnant
Cy FeuerCy Feuer
15 January 1911, American
Theatre producer

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
24 September 1894, American
American sociologist

Mary of HungaryMary of Hungary
1371 AD, Croatian
Queen

Ladislao KubalaLadislao Kubala
10 June 1927, Spanish, Hungarian
Footballer
Alexis ClairaultAlexis Clairault
30 April 1713, French
French mathematician