Died On September 17th

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.

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 
Red Skelton
(Comedian, Pantomimist)

Red Skelton
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Birthdate: July 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vincennes
Died: 1997

 2 
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

 3 
Hildegard of Bingen
(German Writer, Composer, Philosopher and Mystic Considered to be One of the Best-Known Composers of Sacred Monophony)

Hildegard of Bingen
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Birthdate: 1098 AD
Birthplace: Bermersheim vor der Höhe, Germany
Died: 1179

 4 
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

 5 

Richard Basehart
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Birthdate: August 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died: 1984
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
Dred Scott
(American slave)

Dred Scott
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1799 AD
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia
Died: 1858

 7 
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
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 8 

Henry Fox Talbot
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dorset, England
Died: 1877

 9 
Spiro Agnew
(39th Vice President of the United States (1969-1973))

Spiro Agnew
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 1996

 10 
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)

 11 
Cokie Roberts
(Journalist)

Cokie Roberts
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Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2019

 12 
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

 13 

Patricia Kennedy Lawford
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: 2006

 14 

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)

 15 
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

 16 
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)

 17 
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)

 18 
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)

 19 

Tobias Smollett
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1721
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalquhurn (now part of Renton, Scotland Renton), Scotland
Died: 1771

 20 

Anastasio Somoza Debayle
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: León
Died: 1980

 21 
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

 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 
Willie Mosconi
(Pool Player)

Willie Mosconi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1993

 24 

Folke Bernadotte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 1948

 25 
Adnan Menderes
(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.
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Birthdate: October 6, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1992
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 27 

Hasrat Jaipuri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died: 1999

 28 

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

 29 

Franz Xaver Süssmayr
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 22, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwanenstadt, Oberösterreich, Austria
Died: 1803

 30 

Sabbatai Zevi
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Birthdate: August 1, 1626
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey
Died: 1676

 31 
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

 32 
Robert Bellarmine
(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

 33 

Eugène Viollet-le-Duc
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 27, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1879

 34 
Eleanor Mondale
(Actress, Radio personality)

Eleanor Mondale
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Birthdate: January 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2011

 35 
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

 36 

Jay Stewart
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Birthdate: September 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Summitville
Died: 1989

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

 38 

Dem Rădulescu
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Birthdate: September 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania
Died: 2000

 39 

Konstantin Makovsky
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Birthdate: June 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1915

 40 
Charles Spearman
(Psychologist)

Charles Spearman
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Birthdate: September 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1945

Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Prussia
Died: 1921

 42 
David Dubinsky
(Political leader)

David Dubinsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brest
Died: 1982

 43 
Pat Phoenix
(Actress)

Pat Phoenix
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Birthdate: November 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, Englandm, United Kingdom
Died: 1986

 44 

Abraham-Louis Breguet
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 10, 1747
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: 1823

Marguerite Louise d'Orleans
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Birthdate: July 28, 1645
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château de Blois, Blois, France
Died: 1721

 46 
Ashok Gasti
(Politician)

Ashok Gasti
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: India
Died: 2020

 47 
David Willcocks
(Conductor, Composer, Organist, Choir director, Music educator)

David Willcocks
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Birthdate: December 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newquay
Died: 2015

 48 
Walther Schwieger
(Submariner)

Walther Schwieger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: 1917

 49 

China Zorrilla
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Birthdate: March 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: 2014
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 50 

Nikolai Kondratiev
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Birthdate: March 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kostroma Governorate
Died: 1938