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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Catherine the Great
(Empress of Russia)

Catherine the Great
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Birthdate: May 2, 1729
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
Died: 1796

 2 
Mary I of England
(Queen of England & Ireland)

Mary I of England
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Birthdate: February 18, 1516
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palace of Placentia, England
Died: 1558

 3 
Young Dolph
(Rapper)

Young Dolph
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2021

 4 
Ferenc Puskás
(Football player Forward, Attacking Midfielder)

Ferenc Puskás
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 2006
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 5 
Esther Rolle
(Former Actress known for Florida Evans in Maude and Good Times)

Esther Rolle
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Birthdate: November 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 
Audre Lorde
(Writer)

Audre Lorde
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 1992

 7 
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
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 8 
Auguste Rodin
(Sculptor)

Auguste Rodin
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Birthdate: November 13, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1917

 9 
Doris Lessing
(Novelist)

Doris Lessing
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kermanshah, Iran
Died: 2013

Robert Owen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 14, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales
Died: 1858

 11 
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

 12 
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

 13 

Barbara Daly Baekeland
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1922 AD
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 1972

 14 
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

 15 
Reginald Pole
(Archbishop of Canterbury)

Reginald Pole
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1500
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stourton Castle, England
Died: 1558

 16 
Eric Gill
(Sculptor)

Eric Gill
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Birthdate: February 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brighton, East Sussex, England
Died: 1940

 17 
Valentinian I
(Roman emperor from 364 to 375)

Valentinian I
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Birthdate: July 3, 0321
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vinkovci, Croatia
Died: 0375

 18 

Dame Gladys Cooper
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Birthdate: December 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hither Green, London, United Kingdom
Died: 1971

 19 
Herman Hollerith
(Father of modern automatic computation)

Herman Hollerith
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Birthdate: February 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 1929

 20 
Lon Nol
(Cambodian Politician)

Lon Nol
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prey Veng Province
Died: 1985

 21 
Heitor Villa-Lobos
(One of the Foremost Latin American Composers of the 20th Century)

Heitor Villa-Lobos
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 5, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1959

Elizabeth of Hungary
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1207
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pozsony county, Hungary
Died: 1231

 23 

Immanuel Velikovsky
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vitebsk
Died: 1979

 24 
Mirra Alfassa
(Spiritual Guru, Writer)

Mirra Alfassa
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Birthdate: February 21, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1973

 25 
Ruth Brown
(Singer-songwriter)

Ruth Brown
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: 2006

 26 
Don Gibson
(Songwriter)

Don Gibson
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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

George Stephen Morrison
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Georgia, United States
Died: 2008

 29 
Mustafa IV
(Sultan)

Mustafa IV
0
Birthdate: September 8, 1779
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: 1808

 30 
Abba Eban
(Politician and Diplomat)

Abba Eban
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cape Town
Died: 2002

 31 
James P. Johnson
(composer, pianist, jazz musician)

James P. Johnson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Brunswick
Died: 1955

 32 

Erskine Hamilton Childers
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: 1974

 33 

Thomas C. Kinkaid
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover
Died: 1972

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1693
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1768

David Marr
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodford, London
Died: 1980

 36 
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

 37 
Vincent Reffet
(Skydiver)

Vincent Reffet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annecy, Annecy, France
Died: 2020

 38 
Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
(First prince (knyaz) of the Principality of Bulgaria from 1879 until his abdication in 1886)

Alexander, Prince of Bulgaria
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Birthdate: April 5, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: 1893

Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castle of Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1905

Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biebrich Palace, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: 1905

 41 
Pete Newell
(Basketball coach)

Pete Newell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 2008

 42 
Weeb Ewbank
(American football player, Basketball player)

Weeb Ewbank
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States
Died: 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

Gottfried Heinrich, count zu Pappenheim
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1594
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Treuchtlingen, Germany
Died: 1632

 44 

Richard Norman Shaw
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 7, 1831
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: 1912

 45 

Ernestine Schumann-Heink
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Libeň, Kingdom of Bohemia, Austrian Empire
Died: 1936

 46 
Louis Néel
(Physicist)

Louis Néel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 2000

Charlotte Stuart, Duchess of Albany
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1753
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: 1789

 48 

Sixto Escobar
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Died: 1979
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 49 
Akshaya Mohanty
(Singer, lyricist, composer, musician and writer in Odia)

Akshaya Mohanty
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cuttack, Odisha, India
Died: 2002

 50 
Ninomiya Sontoku
(Philosopher)

Ninomiya Sontoku
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1787
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: 1856