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.

Tony RandallTony Randall
American
Actor
Catherine I of RussiaCatherine I of Russia
Russian
Empress of Russia

Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
Italian
Painter

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
American
Former Vice President of the United States

Lawrence WelkLawrence Welk
American
 

John JayJohn Jay
American
First Chief Justice 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

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordCharles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
French
Politician

Jorge Rafael VidelaJorge Rafael Videla
Argentinian
Politician
Guy ClarkGuy Clark
American
Musician

Gedhun Choekyi NyimaGedhun Choekyi Nyima
Chinese
Monk

Herman WoukHerman Wouk
American
Writer

Harmon KillebrewHarmon Killebrew
American
Baseball player
Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist

Ladislao KubalaLadislao Kubala
Spanish, Hungarian
Footballer
Dorothy KamenshekDorothy Kamenshek
American
Baseball Player

Lydia E. PinkhamLydia E. Pinkham
American
Businesswoman

Bruce FairbairnBruce Fairbairn
Canadian
Musician, Engineer, Audio engineer, Trumpeter,
Prince MarkoPrince Marko
Serbian
King

Richard PipesRichard Pipes
Polish, American
Historian, Writer, University teacher
Toe BlakeToe Blake
Canadian
Ice-hockey player

Warda Al-JazairiaWarda Al-Jazairia
French
Singer

Ken VenturiKen Venturi
American
Golfer
Cass GilbertCass Gilbert
American
architect, painter

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Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US
Mary, Queen of HungaryMary, Queen of Hungary
Hungarian, Polish
Queen regnant

Milena JesenskaMilena Jesenska
Czech
Journalist

Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
American
Educationist, University teacher

Donald CogganDonald Coggan
British
Archbishop of Canterbury
Otto Wille KuusinenOtto Wille Kuusinen
Finnish
Politician
Takasugi ShinsakuTakasugi Shinsaku
Japanese
Samurai

Matthew ParkerMatthew Parker
British
Archbishop of Canterbury

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist

Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
Serbian
General
David Herbert DonaldDavid Herbert Donald
American
Historian

Anna d'EsteAnna d'Este
Italian
Princess

Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-SchwerinDuchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
German
Princess

Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
American
Pianist

Fritzie ZivicFritzie Zivic
Croatian, American
Boxer
William RobinsonWilliam Robinson
Irish, British
Gardener

James Chichester-ClarknJames Chichester-Clarkn
Northern Irish
 
Herbert CrolyHerbert Croly
American
Editor

Béla BalázsBéla Balázs
Hungarian
Film critic

Eugen WeberEugen Weber
American
Historian
G. Evelyn HutchinsonG. Evelyn Hutchinson
British
Ecologist

José Santos ZelayaJosé Santos Zelaya
Nicaraguan
President
Daniel CarassoDaniel Carasso
Spanish, American
Entrepreneur

Samuel ClarkeSamuel Clarke
British
Philosopher

Alexis ClairaultAlexis Clairault
French
French mathematician

Alexis ClairautAlexis Clairaut
French
Mathematician

Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de RichelieuArmand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de Richelieu
French
Statesman
Yvonne LoriodYvonne Loriod
French
Pianist

Lucia MoholyLucia Moholy
Czech
Photographer

Willis ConoverWillis Conover
American
Broadcaster

Aleksandr DargomyzhskyAleksandr Dargomyzhsky
Russian
Composer
René CailliéRené Caillié
French
Explorer

Frank G SlaughterFrank G Slaughter
American
Author
Ratnakar MatkariRatnakar Matkari
Indian
Writer

Nahum SokolowNahum Sokolow
Polish
Writer

Nigel BalchinNigel Balchin
British
Novelist
György KlapkaGyörgy Klapka
Hungarian, Romanian
General

Cy FeuerCy Feuer
American
Theatre producer
Jacques-Louis LionsJacques-Louis Lions
French
Mathematician

Lilli LehmannLilli Lehmann
German
Operatic Soprano

Hugh CudlippHugh Cudlipp
Welsh
Journalist
George ForbesGeorge Forbes
New Zealander
Politician

Jules SupervielleJules Supervielle
French, Uruguayan
Poet
Mary HaasMary Haas
American
Linguist

Josef BeranJosef Beran
Czech
Archbishop

Harold RuggHarold Rugg
American
Educational Reformer

Erwin Wilhelm MüllerErwin Wilhelm Müller
German
Physicist
Leopold AuenbruggerLeopold Auenbrugger
Austrian
Physician
Philipp von HuttenPhilipp von Hutten
German
Adventurer

Wilfrid MellersWilfrid Mellers
British
Music critic

Masaru HayamiMasaru Hayami
Japanese
Businessman

Francisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, 1st Duke of LermaFrancisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, 1st Duke of Lerma
Spanish
Nobleman
Michael Jan de GoejeMichael Jan de Goeje
Dutch
Orientalist

Piero DorazioPiero Dorazio
Italian
Painter

Keiiti AkiKeiiti Aki
Japanese
Professor

Francisco de Sá de MirandaFrancisco de Sá de Miranda
Portuguese
Poet

Jean CavalierJean Cavalier
French
Religious leader
Michel-Jean SedaineMichel-Jean Sedaine
French
Dramatist

Moshe ShererMoshe Sherer
American
Leader
Felix BaschFelix Basch
Austrian
Actor

Abraham de FabertAbraham de Fabert
French
Marshal
Rafael FragosoRafael Fragoso
Brazilian
Jockey
Claude BuffierClaude Buffier
French, Polish
Philosopher