Famous Deaths List

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December 17 Famous Deaths list :
       List of Famous celebrity people who died Today. Famous Deaths Today in the history. Know the famous celebrity who died on this day.
YearPeople / Celebrity NamePeople / Celebrity ProfessionCountry
0942William I, Duke of NormandySecond Duke of Normandy France
1187Pope Gregory VIIIPope from October 25, 1187 until his death Italy
1195Baldwin V, Count of HainautCount of Hainaut, count of Flanders Belgium
1273Jalal al-Din Muhammad RumiPersian mystic and poet Afghanistan
1663Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba17th century queen of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms Angola
1697Eleanor of Austria, Queen of PolandQueen of Poland Poland
1697Eleanor of Austria, Queen of PolandQueen of Poland Poland
1721Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of ScarbroughEnglish soldier and statesman United Kingdom(UK)
1763Frederick ChristianPrince-Elector of Saxony Germany
1830Simon BolivarSouth American liberator United Kingdom(UK)
1833Kaspar HauserGerman mystery boy Germany
1847Archduchess Marie Louise of AustriaEmpress of the French and Sovereign Duchess of Parma Austria
1860Desiree ClaryQueen of Sweden and Norway Sweden
1889Wilhelm von GiesebrechtGerman historian Germany
1907William Thomson, 1st Baron KelvinMathematical physicist and engineer United Kingdom(UK)
1909Leopold II of BelgiumKing of the Belgians Belgium
1917Elizabeth Garrett AndersonEnglish physician and feminist United Kingdom(UK)
1927Rajendra LahiriBengali Hindu Brahmin revolutionary India
1929Manuel Gomes da Costa96th Prime Minister of Portugal and 10th President of Portugal Portugal
1930Peter WarlockAnglo-Welsh composer United Kingdom(UK)
1932Charles WincklerDanish athlete Denmark
1933Thubten GyatsoThe 13th Dalai Lama of Tibet China
1940Alicia Boole StottIrish mathematician Ireland
1947Johannes Nicolaus BronstedDanish physical chemist Denmark
1956Eddie AcuffAmerican actor United States(USA)
1957Dorothy L. SayersEnglish author United Kingdom(UK)
1962Thomas MitchellAmerican film actor and screenwriter United States(USA)
1962Carl DiemGerman Olympic official Germany
1964Victor Franz HessAustrian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate Austria
1967Jack PerrinAmerican actor United States(USA)
1967Harold Holt17th Prime Minister of Australia Australia
1967Harold Edward Holt17th Prime Minister of Australia Australia
1975Theodore Roosevelt Hound Dog TaylorAmerican Chicago blues guitarist and singer United States(USA)
1978Josef FringsGerman Archbishop of Cologne Germany
1978Don EllisAmerican jazz trumpeter, drummer, composer and bandleader United States(USA)
1981Mehmet ShehuAlbanian Communist politician Albania
1982Homer S. FergusonUnited States Senator United States(USA)
1982Leonid Borisovitch KoganRussian violinist Russia
1982Leonid KoganViolin virtuoso and one of the 20th centurys most famous Soviet violinists Russia
1986Guillermo Cano IsazaColombian journalist Colombia
1987Marguerite YourcenarFrench author France
1991Armand FrappierFrench-Canadian physician and microbiologist Canada
1991Joey SmallwoodCanadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland Canada
1992Dana AndrewsAmerican actor United States(USA)
1992Gunther AndersJewish philosopher and journalist Germany
1996Wayne BarlowAmerican composer of contemporary classical music United States(USA)
1998Allan D ArcangeloAmerican Artist and Printmaker United States(USA)
1999C. Vann WoodwardPre-eminent American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations United States(USA)
1999Grover Washington, Jr.American jazz-funk and soul-jazz saxophonist United States(USA)
1999Rex AllenAmerican actor, singer, and songwriter United States(USA)
2002Hank LuisettiAmerican basketball player United States(USA)
2002James HazeldineBritish film, stage and television actor United Kingdom(UK)
2003Otto GrahamAmerican professional football and basketball player who played for the Cleveland Browns in both the AAFC and NFL, as well as the Rochester Royals in the NBL United States(USA)
2004Tom WesselmannAmerican pop artist United States(USA)
2004Dick Heckstall-SmithEnglish jazz and blues saxophonist United Kingdom(UK)
2005Marc FavreauCanadian television and film actor and poet Canada
2005Jack AndersonAmerican newspaper columnist United States(USA)
2005Ed DevereauxAustralian actor Australia
2005Haljand UdamEstonian orientalist and translator Estonia
2006Esko NikkariProlific Finnish actor Finland
2006Larry SherryAmerican right-handed relief pitcher United States(USA)
2006Denis Archibald West PaytonEnglish saxophonist United Kingdom(UK)
2008Sammy BaughAmerican football player United States(USA)
2008Dave Smith (pitcher, born 1955)Major League Baseball relief pitcher United States(USA)
2008Freddy BreckGerman schlager singer, composer, record producer and news anchor Germany
2008Justin Robert LevensAmerican mixed martial artist United States(USA)
2009Jennifer JonesAmerican actress United States(USA)
2009Chris HenryAmerican football wide receiver United States(USA)
2009Dan O BannonAmerican motion picture screenwriter, director and occasional actor United States(USA)
2010Captain BeefheartAmerican musician and visual artist United States(USA)
2010Walt DropoAmerican college basketball standout and a professional baseball first baseman United States(USA)
2011Cesaria EvoraCape Verdean popular singer Cape Verde
2012Dina ManfrediniItalian-American supercentenarian Italy
2012Charlie AdamScottish footballer United Kingdom(UK)
2012Arnaldo Mesa BonellCuban boxer Cuba

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