Died On October 17th

Discover the most famous people who died on October 17. The list includes people like Frédéric Chopin, Liaquat Ali Khan, Gustav Kirchhoff, Emily Murphy, John Reed. Famous personalities featured on this list, include journalists, poets, composers and actors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Canada and many more countries.

Frédéric ChopinFrédéric Chopin
Polish
Composer
PuyiPuyi
Chinese
Last Emperor of China

J. Bruce IsmayJ. Bruce Ismay
British
Businessman

Liaquat Ali KhanLiaquat Ali Khan
Pakistani
First Prime Minister of Pakistan

Levi StubbsLevi Stubbs
American
Baritone Singer

Eliza Hamilton HollyEliza Hamilton Holly
American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter
Yaa AsantewaaYaa Asantewaa
Central African, Ghanaian
Queens Mother

Gustav KirchhoffGustav Kirchhoff
German
Physicist

Emily MurphyEmily Murphy
Canadian
First Female Magistrate in Canada
Alberta HunterAlberta Hunter
American
American singer

John ReedJohn Reed
American
Journalist, Poet
Peyo YavorovPeyo Yavorov
Bulgarian
Poet

Jacopo AmigoniJacopo Amigoni
Italian
Painter

KannadasanKannadasan
Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Joey BishopJoey Bishop
American
Entertainer

Joan HicksonJoan Hickson
British
Actress
Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
Dutch
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,

Masaru EmotoMasaru Emoto
Japanese
Essayist, Writer

Tennessee Ernie FordTennessee Ernie Ford
American
Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter

Laura SecordLaura Secord
Canadian
Canadian loyalist
Jacques HadamardJacques Hadamard
French
Mathematician

Bill MacyBill Macy
American
Actor
Howard KendallHoward Kendall
British
Association football player, Association football

Philip SidneyPhilip Sidney
British
Poet

Julia Ward HoweJulia Ward Howe
American
Songwriter, poet
Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
Czech, German
Philosopher

LalonLalon
Bangladeshi
poet
Carin GöringCarin Göring
Swedish
 

Ben WeiderBen Weider
Canadian
Businessperson

Teresa BrewerTeresa Brewer
American
Singer
Michael BalconMichael Balcon
British
Film producer

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Johann Nepomuk HummelJohann Nepomuk Hummel
Austrian, German, Slovak
composer, conductor, pianist, concertmaster
Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of ClarenceLionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence
British
Duke

Nikolay ChernyshevskyNikolay Chernyshevsky
Russian
philosopher, novelist, writer, literary critic
Alicia AlonsoAlicia Alonso
Cuban
Dancer
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
French, Russian
painter, choreographer

Ingeborg BachmannIngeborg Bachmann
Austrian
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Criss OlivaCriss Oliva
American
Musician, Guitarist

Chris AclandChris Acland
British
Musician, Drummer
Jay LivingstonJay Livingston
American
Composer

S. J. PerelmanS. J. Perelman
American
Screenwriter, Writer

Jean AméryJean Améry
Austrian
Writer, Philosopher

Fyodor TolbukhinFyodor Tolbukhin
Russian
Military commander

Rama TirthaRama Tirtha
Indian
Teacher
Ba JinBa Jin
Writer, Translator, Esperantist, Autobiographer,

Pope Boniface IIPope Boniface II
Italian
Pope
Edward Hawke, 1st Baron HawkeEdward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke
British
Navy Admiral

Giovanni GronchiGiovanni Gronchi
Italian
Italian Politician

Cal HubbardCal Hubbard
American
Football Player
Frank DickseeFrank Dicksee
British
Painter, Illustrator

Danièle DelormeDanièle Delorme
French
Film producer, Stage actor, Film actor
Orest KiprenskyOrest Kiprensky
Russian
Poet

Kōji WakamatsuKōji Wakamatsu
Japanese
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

René Antoine Ferchault de RéaumurRené Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
French
Entomologist

Theodor LippsTheodor Lipps
German
Philosopher

Robert McClureRobert McClure
Irish, British
Explorer
Patrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of MagentaPatrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of Magenta
French
 

Stanford R. OvshinskyStanford R. Ovshinsky
American
Inventor

Ellsworth HuntingtonEllsworth Huntington
American
Professor

Brian DicksonBrian Dickson
Canadian
Lawyer
Quincy WrightQuincy Wright
American
Political scientist

Berthold GoldschmidtBerthold Goldschmidt
German
Composer
Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of ChudleighThomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh
British
Statesman

Aileen RigginAileen Riggin
American
Swimmer

George Colman the YoungerGeorge Colman the Younger
British
Dramatist
Micheline OstermeyerMicheline Ostermeyer
French
Athlete

William CookworthyWilliam Cookworthy
British
Pharmacist
Bernhard KellermannBernhard Kellermann
German
Author

William Vaughn MoodyWilliam Vaughn Moody
American
Dramatist

Laura SabiaLaura Sabia
Canadian
Social Activist
Émile AllaisÉmile Allais
French
Olympic Athlete

Zheng ZhenduoZheng Zhenduo
Chinese
Journalist
Caleb MillsCaleb Mills
American
Educator

Derek BellDerek Bell
British
Harpist

John Stanley PlaskettJohn Stanley Plaskett
Canadian
Astronomer

Boris KurakinBoris Kurakin
Russian
Ambassador
Haniel LongHaniel Long
Burmese, American
Poet
Bartolomeo Giuseppe GuarneriBartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri
Italian
Luthier

René-Antoine Ferchault de RéaumurRené-Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
French
Entomologist

Harry CooperHarry Cooper
British, American
Golfer

Max von GagernMax von Gagern
German
Politician
Ninon de LenclosNinon de Lenclos
French
Author

Gerald Clery MurphyGerald Clery Murphy
American
Expatriate

Natalya GoncharovaNatalya Goncharova
Russian
Russian artist

Charles A. DanaCharles A. Dana
American
American journalist

Otto PerlOtto Perl
German
Author
Pierre du BuatPierre du Buat
French
Engineer