Died On November 17th

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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.
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Catherine the Great
(Former Empress of Russia (1762 – 1796))
Catherine the Great
52
Birthdate: May 2, 1729
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Died: 1796
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Mary I of England
(Former Queen of England & Ireland (1553 - 1558))
Mary I of England
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Birthdate: February 18, 1516
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palace of Placentia, England
Died: 1558
 3 
Ferenc Puskás
(Football player Forward, Attacking Midfielder)
Ferenc Puskás
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2006
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 4 
Esther Rolle
(Former Actress known for Florida Evans in Maude and Good Times)
Esther Rolle
2
Birthdate: November 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
Young Dolph
(Rapper)
Young Dolph
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2021
 6 
Audre Lorde
(Writer)
Audre Lorde
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 1992
 7 
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
(Queen Consort of Great Britain and Ireland (1761 - 1818))
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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Birthdate: May 19, 1744
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mirow, Germany
Died: 1818
 8 
Lala Lajpat Rai
(Freedom Fighter & Part of Lal Bal Pal Triumvirate)
Lala Lajpat Rai
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dhudike, India
Died: 1928
 9 
Auguste Rodin
(French Sculptor Best Regarded as the Founder of 'Modern Sculpture')
Auguste Rodin
2
Birthdate: November 13, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1917
 10 
Doris Lessing
(Novelist)
Doris Lessing
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kermanshah, Iran
Died: 2013
Robert Owen
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 14, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Died: 1858
 12 
Bo Schembechler
(American football player, coach)
Bo Schembechler
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barberton, Ohio, United States
Died: 2006
 13 
Fred C Koch
(Chemical Engineer, Entrepreneur)
Fred C Koch
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quanah, Texas, United States
Died: 1967
 14 
Barbara Daly Baekeland
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1922 AD
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 1972
 15 
Reginald Pole
(Archbishop of Canterbury)
Reginald Pole
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1500
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stourton Castle, England
Died: 1558
 16 
Eric Gill
(The Greatest Artist-Craftsman of the 20th Century)
Eric Gill
2
Birthdate: February 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1940
 17 
Herman Hollerith
(Father of modern automatic computation)
Herman Hollerith
0
Birthdate: February 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 1929
 18 
Dame Gladys Cooper
0
Birthdate: December 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hither Green, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1971
 19 
Valentinian I
(Roman emperor from 364 to 375)
Valentinian I
1
Birthdate: July 3, 0321
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vinkovci, Croatia
Died: 0375
 20 
Elizabeth of Hungary
(Saint and Princess of the Kingdom of Hungary)
Elizabeth of Hungary
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1207
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: 1231
 21 
Lon Nol
(Cambodian Politician)
Lon Nol
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prey Veng Province
Died: 1985
 22 
Heitor Villa-Lobos
(One of the Foremost Latin American Composers of the 20th Century)
Heitor Villa-Lobos
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 5, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1959
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Mirra Alfassa
(Spiritual Guru, Writer)
Mirra Alfassa
2
Birthdate: February 21, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1973
George Stephen Morrison
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Georgia, United States
Died: 2008
 25 
Immanuel Velikovsky
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vitebsk
Died: 1979
 26 
Ruth Brown
(Singer-songwriter)
Ruth Brown
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 2006
 27 
Don Gibson
(Songwriter)
Don Gibson
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shelby, North Carolina, United States
Died: 2003
Gertrude the Great
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1256
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: 1302
 29 
Abba Eban
(Politician and Diplomat)
Abba Eban
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cape Town
Died: 2002
 30 
Weeb Ewbank
(American football player, Basketball player)
Weeb Ewbank
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 31 
Vincent Reffet
(Skydiver)
Vincent Reffet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annecy, Annecy, France
Died: 2020
 32 
James P. Johnson
(composer, pianist, jazz musician)
James P. Johnson
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Brunswick
Died: 1955
 33 
Erskine Hamilton Childers
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: 1974
David Marr
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodford, London
Died: 1980
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Thomas C. Kinkaid
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: 1972
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biebrich Palace, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: 1905
 37 
John Allen Chau
(American Christian missionary who was killed by the Sentinelese)
John Allen Chau
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scottsboro, Alabama, United States
Died: 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 38 
Mustafa IV
(Sultan)
Mustafa IV
0
Birthdate: September 8, 1779
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: 1808
 39 
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
(Belgian Noble and Son of King Leopold I of Belgium)
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castle of Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1905
 40 
Pete Newell
(Basketball coach)
Pete Newell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 2008
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
1
Birthdate: February 24, 1463
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mirandola, Italy
Died: 1494
Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1693
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1768
 43 
John Mandeville
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1300 AD
Birthplace: St Albans, United Kingdom
Died: 1371
 44 
John III of Sweden
(King of Sweden from 1569 until his death)
John III of Sweden
1
Birthdate: December 20, 1537
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stegeborg Castle, Sweden
Died: 1592
 45 
Nicholas Mevoli
(Competitive diver)
Nicholas Mevoli
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dunedin, Florida, United States
Died: 2013
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Louis Néel
(Physicist)
Louis Néel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 2000
Gottfried Heinrich, count zu Pappenheim
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1594
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Treuchtlingen, Germany
Died: 1632
 48 
Richard Norman Shaw
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 7, 1831
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1912
 49 
Sixto Escobar
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Died: 1979
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 50 
Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
(Former Prince of Bulgaria (1879 - 1886))
Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: 1893