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.

Catherine I of RussiaCatherine I of Russia
Russian
Empress of Russia
Sandro BotticelliSandro Botticelli
Italian
Painter

John DeereJohn Deere
American
Founder of 'Deere & Company'

Tony RandallTony Randall
American
Actor

Lawrence WelkLawrence Welk
American
 

John JayJohn Jay
American
First Chief Justice of the United States
Frank GorshinFrank Gorshin
American
Actor

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

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist

Paul DukasPaul Dukas
French
Composer
Gerald EdelmanGerald Edelman
American
Immunologist

Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-songwriter

Harmon KillebrewHarmon Killebrew
American
Baseball player

Guy ClarkGuy Clark
American
Musician

Jorge Rafael VidelaJorge Rafael Videla
Argentinian
Politician
Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of BuckinghamEdward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham
British
Noble

Dorothy KamenshekDorothy Kamenshek
American
Baseball Player

Herman WoukHerman Wouk
American
Writer

Mario BenedettiMario Benedetti
Uruguayan
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Essayist
Ken VenturiKen Venturi
American
Golfer

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

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

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

Donald CogganDonald Coggan
British
Archbishop of Canterbury
Olga SamaroffOlga Samaroff
American
Pianist

Owen RobertsOwen Roberts
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the US

Toe BlakeToe Blake
Canadian
Ice-hockey player
Alexis ClairautAlexis Clairaut
French
Mathematician

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Robert Maynard HutchinsRobert Maynard Hutchins
American
Educationist, University teacher
Matthew ParkerMatthew Parker
British
Archbishop of Canterbury

Takasugi ShinsakuTakasugi Shinsaku
Japanese
Samurai

Otto Wille KuusinenOtto Wille Kuusinen
Finnish
Politician

E. Franklin FrazierE. Franklin Frazier
American
American sociologist
Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
Serbian
General
David Herbert DonaldDavid Herbert Donald
American
Historian

G. Evelyn HutchinsonG. Evelyn Hutchinson
British
Ecologist

Béla BalázsBéla Balázs
Hungarian
Film critic

Samuel ClarkeSamuel Clarke
British
Philosopher
René CailliéRené Caillié
French
Explorer

Herbert CrolyHerbert Croly
American
Editor

Cy FeuerCy Feuer
American
Theatre producer

José Santos ZelayaJosé Santos Zelaya
Nicaraguan
President

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

Erwin Wilhelm MüllerErwin Wilhelm Müller
German
Physicist
Nigel BalchinNigel Balchin
British
Novelist

Willis ConoverWillis Conover
American
Broadcaster

Daniel CarassoDaniel Carasso
Spanish, American
Entrepreneur
Nahum SokolowNahum Sokolow
Polish
Writer

Lucia MoholyLucia Moholy
Czech
Photographer
Jacques-Louis LionsJacques-Louis Lions
French
Mathematician

Lilli LehmannLilli Lehmann
German
Operatic Soprano

György KlapkaGyörgy Klapka
Hungarian, Romanian
General

Ladislao KubalaLadislao Kubala
Spanish, Hungarian
Footballer

Hugh CudlippHugh Cudlipp
Welsh
Journalist
Francisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, 1st Duke of LermaFrancisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, 1st Duke of Lerma
Spanish
Nobleman

Josef BeranJosef Beran
Czech
Archbishop

Mary HaasMary Haas
American
Linguist

Leopold AuenbruggerLeopold Auenbrugger
Austrian
Physician
Jules SupervielleJules Supervielle
French, Uruguayan
Poet

Philipp von HuttenPhilipp von Hutten
German
Adventurer
Wilfrid MellersWilfrid Mellers
British
Music critic

Moshe ShererMoshe Sherer
American
Leader

Michael Jan de GoejeMichael Jan de Goeje
Dutch
Orientalist
Keiiti AkiKeiiti Aki
Japanese
Professor

Francisco de Sá de MirandaFrancisco de Sá de Miranda
Portuguese
Poet
Michel-Jean SedaineMichel-Jean Sedaine
French
Dramatist

Harold RuggHarold Rugg
American
Educational Reformer

Piero DorazioPiero Dorazio
Italian
Painter
William RobinsonWilliam Robinson
Irish, British
Gardener

Jean CavalierJean Cavalier
French
Religious leader
Masaru HayamiMasaru Hayami
Japanese
Businessman

Claude BuffierClaude Buffier
French, Polish
Philosopher

Abraham de FabertAbraham de Fabert
French
Marshal

Lydia E. PinkhamLydia E. Pinkham
American
Businesswoman
Johnny WatsonJohnny Watson
American
Musician
George ForbesGeorge Forbes
New Zealander
Politician

Alexis ClairaultAlexis Clairault
French
French mathematician

Aleksandr DargomyzhskyAleksandr Dargomyzhsky
Russian
Composer

James Chichester-ClarknJames Chichester-Clarkn
Northern Irish
 
John Wood OmanJohn Wood Oman
British
Theologian