Died On November 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 17. The list includes people like Mary I of England, Catherine the Great, Auguste Rodin, Doris Lessing, Robert Owen. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, empresses & queens, diplomats and physicists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.

Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great
Russian
Empress of Russia
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-StrelitzCharlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
British
Queen Consort of Great Britain and Ireland

Mary I of EnglandMary I of England
British
Queen of England and Ireland

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
American
Writer

Lala Lajpat RaiLala Lajpat Rai
Indian
Freedom Fighter

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
French
Sculptor
Doris LessingDoris Lessing
British
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Barbara DalyBarbara Daly Baekeland
American
Socialite

Eric GillEric Gill
British
Sculptor

Fred C KochFred C Koch
American
Chemical Engineer, Entrepreneur
Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
French
Spiritual Guru

Lon NolLon Nol
Cambodian
Cambodian Politician

Heitor Villa-LobosHeitor Villa-Lobos
Brazilian
Latin American Composer

Immanuel VelikovskyImmanuel Velikovsky
Israeli
Author

Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith
American
Father of modern automatic computation
Abba EbanAbba Eban
Israeli
Politician and Diplomat

Robert HofstadterRobert Hofstadter
American
Physicist

Louis Eugène Félix Néel Louis Néel
French
Physicist

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
Hungarian
Footballer

Esther RolleEsther Rolle
American
Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress
George Stephen MorrisonGeorge Stephen Morrison
American
Aviator

Valentinian IValentinian I
Ancient Roman
Emperor

Dame Gladys CooperDame Gladys Cooper
British
Actress
Reginald PoleReginald Pole
British
Archbishop of Canterbury

Mustafa IVMustafa IV
Turkish
Sultan
Ernst UdetErnst Udet
German
Pilot

Elizabeth of HungaryElizabeth of Hungary
German, Hungarian
Saint

Ruth BrownRuth Brown
American
Singer-songwriter
Giovanni Pico della MirandolaGiovanni Pico della Mirandola
Italian
Philosopher

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Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
German, Polish
philosopher, Christian mystic, and Lutheran
Antoine of NavarreAntoine of Navarre
French
King of Navarre

Bo SchembechlerBo Schembechler
American
American football player, Sports administrator

Gertrude the GreatGertrude the Great
German
Nun

Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
Chinese, British
Writer
Prince Philippe, Count of FlandersPrince Philippe, Count of Flanders
Belgian
King
Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of ElginThomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin
British
Diplomat

Thomas C. KinkaidThomas C. Kinkaid
American
Officer

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of NewcastleThomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
British
Statesman

Don GibsonDon Gibson
American
Songwriter
Erskine Hamilton ChildersErskine Hamilton Childers
Irish, British
President

John III of SwedenJohn III of Sweden
Swedish
King

James P. JohnsonJames P. Johnson
American
composer, pianist, jazz musician

John MandevilleJohn Mandeville
British
Author

Maria Josepha of AustriaMaria Josepha of Austria
Austrian
 
Charles W. ChesnuttCharles W. Chesnutt
American
Author

Henry LehmanHenry Lehman
American
merchant, banker, businessperson
David MarrDavid Marr
British
 

Emperor JomeiEmperor Jomei
Japanese
Emperor

Michael KaroliMichael Karoli
German
Guitarist
Harrison A. WilliamsHarrison A. Williams
American
Politician

Pete NewellPete Newell
American
Basketball coach
Bernardo BellottoBernardo Bellotto
Polish
Painter, Graphic artist

Marcelle MeyerMarcelle Meyer
French
Pianist

Gottfried Heinrich, count zu PappenheimGottfried Heinrich, count zu Pappenheim
German
German officer

Carl AkeleyCarl Akeley
American
Taxidermist

Richard Norman ShawRichard Norman Shaw
British, Scottish
Architect
Theodor LeschetizkyTheodor Leschetizky
Polish
Pianist

Dora d'IstriaDora d'Istria
Albanian, Romanian
Writer

Akshaya MohantyAkshaya Mohanty
Indian
composer

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron ErskineThomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine
British, Scottish
Lawyer
Ninomiya SontokuNinomiya Sontoku
Japanese
Philosopher

Ernestine Schumann-HeinkErnestine Schumann-Heink
Austrian, German, American
Contralto
Whitney SmithWhitney Smith
American
Vexillologist

Guy PeellaertGuy Peellaert
Belgian
Artist

Alain-René LesageAlain-René Lesage
French
Novelist
Willy BurgdorferWilly Burgdorfer
Swiss, American
Scientist

Carle VernetCarle Vernet
French
Painter
Ante TrumbićAnte Trumbić
Croatian
Lawyer

Mathilde MarchesiMathilde Marchesi
German
Soprano

Marguerite Vivian YoungMarguerite Young
American
Author
Francis McClintockFrancis McClintock
British
Explorer

Dr. FloriDr. Flori
Albanian
Rapper
Raymond PearlRaymond Pearl
American
Biologist

François-Joseph-Victor BroussaisFrançois-Joseph-Victor Broussais
French
Physician

Ashraf FayadhAshraf Fayadh
Saudi Arabian
Artist

Jacques MédecinJacques Médecin
French
Politician
Eddie BorysewiczEddie Borysewicz
Polish
Cyclist
Roman ViktyukRoman Viktyuk
Ukrainian, Russian
Director

John EarleJohn Earle
British
Bishop

Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de MontausierCharles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier
French
Military officer

David IgnatowDavid Ignatow
American
Poet
Johan August BrinellJohan August Brinell
Swedish
Engineer

Kea BoumanKea Bouman
Dutch
Tennis player

Bo BergmanBo Bergman
Swedish
Writer

Annibale CaroAnnibale Caro
Italian
Writer

Ursula HerkingUrsula Herking
German
Actress
John M. DawsonJohn M. Dawson
American
American physicist

Gert Gunther HoffmannGert Gunther Hoffmann
German
Actor
George GurnettGeorge Gurnett
Canadian
journalist, politician

John EvershedJohn Evershed
British
Astronomer
Dorothy AlexanderDorothy Alexander
American
Ballet Dancer
Sara Casal de QuirósSara Casal de Quirós
Costa Rican
Teacher