Died On September 17th

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Discover the most famous people who died on September 17. The list includes people like Karl Popper, Spiro Agnew, Red Skelton, Henry Fox Talbot, Laura Ashley. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, philosophers and psychologists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Red Skelton
(Comedian, Pantomimist)
Red Skelton
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Birthdate: July 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vincennes
Died: 1997
 2 
Hildegard of Bingen
(German Writer, Composer, Philosopher and Mystic Considered to be One of the Best-Known Composers of Sacred Monophony)
Hildegard of Bingen
4
Birthdate: 1098 AD
Birthplace: Bermersheim vor der Höhe, Germany
Died: 1179
 3 
Karl Popper
(Popper is known for his rejection of the classical inductivist views on the scientific method in favour of empirical falsification.)
Karl Popper
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Birthdate: July 28, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1994
 4 
Cokie Roberts
(Journalist)
Cokie Roberts
6
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2019
 5 
Bobby Heenan
(Professional wrestler)
Bobby Heenan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Patricia Kennedy Lawford
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: 2006
 7 
Richard Basehart
1
Birthdate: August 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died: 1984
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Steven Stayner
(Kidnap Victim)
Steven Stayner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Died: 1989
 9 
Henry Fox Talbot
(English Scientist, Inventor, and Pioneer Photographer Who Invented the ‘Salted Paper’ and ‘Calotype’ Processes)
Henry Fox Talbot
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Birthdate: February 11, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbury, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1877
 10 
Laura Ashley
(Founder of 'Laura Ashley' Brand)
Laura Ashley
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil,, Wales
Died: 1985
 11 
Dred Scott
(American slave)
Dred Scott
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1799 AD
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia
Died: 1858
 12 
Edmonia Lewis
(First African-American and Native American Sculptor to Achieve International Prominence)
Edmonia Lewis
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Birthdate: July 4, 1844
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Died: 1907
 13 
Vitas Gerulaitis
(Tennis player)
Vitas Gerulaitis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Folke Bernadotte
(Swedish Diplomat Who Negotiated the Release of 31000 Prisoners from German Concentration Camps in World War II)
Folke Bernadotte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1948
 15 
Eleanor Mondale
(Actress, Radio personality)
Eleanor Mondale
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2011
 16 
Willie Mosconi
(Pool Player)
Willie Mosconi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1993
 17 
Ruth Benedict
(Anthropologist, Folklorist, University teacher, Poet, Sociologist, Biographer)
Ruth Benedict
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Birthdate: June 5, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1948
 18 
Larry Wilson
(American football player)
Larry Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rigby, Idaho, United States
Died: 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 19 
Eugène Viollet-le-Duc
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 27, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1879
 20 
Eiji Toyoda
(Business magnate, Entrepreneur)
Eiji Toyoda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nagoya
Died: 2013
 21 
Tobias Smollett
(Scottish Poet and Author Best Known for Picaresque Novels)
Tobias Smollett
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 19, 1721
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Renton, Scotland
Died: 1771
 22 
Charles H. Percy
(Politician)
Charles H. Percy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Died: 2011
 23 
Akim Tamiroff
(Academy Award Nominated Actor Known for His Films: 'The General Died at Dawn', 'For Whom the Bell Tolls')
Akim Tamiroff
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Birthdate: October 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tiflis or Baku, Russian Empire
Died: 1972
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 24 
Alfred de Vigny
(French Poet and Early French Romanticist)
Alfred de Vigny
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loches, France
Died: 1863
 25 
Adnan Menderes
(The 9th Prime Minister of Turkey)
Adnan Menderes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1899 AD
Birthplace: Koçarlı, Turkey
Died: 1961
 26 
Feodor Chaliapin Jr.
(Russian Actor Best Remembered For His Roles in American and Italian Films)
Feodor Chaliapin Jr.
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Birthdate: October 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 27 
Donn Clendenon
(Baseball player, Basketball player)
Donn Clendenon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neosho, Missouri, United States
Died: 2005
 28 
Robert Bellarmine
(Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church)
Robert Bellarmine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 1542
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montepulciano, Italy
Died: 1621
 29 
Jay Stewart
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Birthdate: September 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Summitville
Died: 1989
 30 
Dem Rădulescu
(Romanian Theater and Film Actor)
Dem Rădulescu
0
Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania
Died: 2000
 31 
Franz Xaver Süssmayr
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 22, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwanenstadt, Oberösterreich, Austria
Died: 1803
 32 
Helen Nearing
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 23, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1995
Marguerite Louise d'Orleans
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Birthdate: July 28, 1645
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château de Blois, Blois, France
Died: 1721
 34 
David Dubinsky
(Political leader)
David Dubinsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brest
Died: 1982
 35 
Johann Euler
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Johann Euler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 27, 1734
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1800
 36 
Pat Phoenix
(Actress)
Pat Phoenix
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Birthdate: November 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, Englandm, United Kingdom
Died: 1986
 37 
Georgiy Gongadze
(Journalist)
Georgiy Gongadze
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 2000
 38 
Fritz Wunderlich
(Lyric tenor, famed for his singing of the Mozart repertory and various lieder)
Fritz Wunderlich
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kusel, Germany
Died: 1966
 39 
Heinrich Bullinger
(Theologian, Writer)
Heinrich Bullinger
0
Birthdate: July 18, 1504
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bremgarten, Switzerland
Died: 1575
Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Prussia
Died: 1921
 41 
Philip IV of Spain
(King of Portugal (1621 - 1640), King of Spain (1621 - 1665))
Philip IV of Spain
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Birthdate: April 8, 1605
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: 1665
 42 
Charles Alfred Pillsbury
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 3, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warner, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1899
Princess Xenia Georgievna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1965
 44 
Konstantin Makovsky
1
Birthdate: June 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1915
 45 
Lord Ivor Spencer-Churchill
(Military personnel)
Lord Ivor Spencer-Churchill
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 14, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1956
 46 
Dieter Schidor
(Film actor)
Dieter Schidor
2
Birthdate: March 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: 1987
 47 
Jimmy Yancey
(Pianist)
Jimmy Yancey
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 1951
 48 
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(President of Algeria (1999 - 2019))
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Died: 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 49 
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés
(1st Governor of Florida (1565 - 1574))
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1519
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Avilés, Asturias, Spain
Died: 1574
 50 
Hasrat Jaipuri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died: 1999