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April 17 Famous Deaths list :
       List of Famous celebrity people who died on April 17. Famous Deaths on April 17 in the history. Know the famous celebrity who died on this day.
YearPeople / Celebrity NamePeople / Celebrity ProfessionCountry
0485ProclusGreek philosopher Greece
0617Donnan of EiggGaelic priest Ireland
1080Harald III of DenmarkKing of Denmark Denmark
1427John IVDuke of Brabant France
1539George, Duke of SaxonyDuke of Saxony Germany
1574Joachim CamerariusGerman classical scholar Germany
1680Kateri TekakwithaAn early convert to Christianity United States(USA)
1695Sor Juana Ines de la CruzMexican mystic and author Mexico
1696Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de SevigneFrench author France
1711Joseph I, Holy Roman EmperorHoly Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia, King of Hungary, King of the Romans Austria
1713David Hollatz (dogmatician)Pomeranian dogmatician Poland
1742Arvid HornSwedish statesman Sweden
1761Thomas BayesEnglish mathematician and Presbyterian minister United Kingdom(UK)
1764Johann MatthesonGerman composer Germany
1790Benjamin FranklinAmerican statesman United States(USA)
1799Richard Jupp18th century English architect United Kingdom(UK)
1809Johann Christian KittelGerman organist, composer, and teacher Germany
1825Henry FuseliSwiss painter, draughtsman, and writer on art Switzerland
1840Hannah Webster FosterAmerican novelist United States(USA)
1843Samuel MoreyAmerican inventor United States(USA)
1873Fyodor Petrovich TolstoyRussian painter Russia
1882George JenningsEnglish sanitary engineer United Kingdom(UK)
1892Alexander Mackenzie2nd Prime Minister of Canada Canada
1902Francis, Duke of CadizKing consort of Spain Spain
1902Manuel DimechMaltese philosopher and social reformer Malta
1910Ignacio MariscalWriter and Mexican diplomat Mexico
1930Alexander Golovin (artist)Russian painter Russia
1936Charles Ruijs de BeerenbrouckDutch nobleman and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Netherlands
1937Yi SangConsidered one of the most innovative writers in modern Korean literature South Korea
1941Al BowllyBritish jazz singer United Kingdom(UK)
1942Jean Baptiste PerrinFrench physicist, Nobel laureate France
1944J.T. HearneEnglish cricketer United Kingdom(UK)
1948Kantaro Suzuki42nd Prime Minister of Japan Japan
1954Lucretiu PatrascanuRomanian communist activist and sociologist Romania
1955Oliver W F LodgePoet and author United Kingdom(UK)
1960Eddie CochranAmerican rock and roll pioneer United States(USA)
1967Red AllenAmerican musician United States(USA)
1971Carmen LombardoCanadian musician Canada
1974Frank McGee (journalist)American journalist United States(USA)
1975Sarvepalli RadhakrishnanSecond President of India India
1976Carl Peter Henrik DamDanish biochemist, Nobel laureate Denmark
1977William Cardinal ConwayIrish Cardinal-Priest of San Patrizio in Rome, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Ireland
1983Felix PappalardiAmerican music producer, songwriter, vocalist, and bass guitarist United States(USA)
1984Mark Wayne ClarkAmerican general United States(USA)
1984Claude ProvostCanadian professional ice hockey right winger Canada
1985Takis MiliadisGreek actor Greece
1986Marcel DassaultFrench industrialist France
1987Cecil Harmsworth KingEnglish newspaper owner United Kingdom(UK)
1987Cornelius Van TilChristian philosopher, Reformed theologian, and presuppositional apologist Netherlands
1988Louise NevelsonAmerican sculptor United States(USA)
1990Reverend Ralph AbernathyAmerican civil rights leader United States(USA)
1993Turgut OzalTurkish electrical engineer, a high level civil servant and politician, Former Prime Minister of Turkey Turkey
1994Roger Wolcott SperryAmerican neurobiologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine United States(USA)
1995Frankie E. ResnikAmerican business executive United States(USA)
1996Piet Hein (Denmark)Danish mathematician and inventor Denmark
1997Chaim HerzogSixth President of Israel Israel
1998Linda McCartneyAmerican photographer, musician and animal rights activist United States(USA)
2002Sharon SheeleyAmerican songwriter United States(USA)
2003Yiannis LatsisGreek shipping tycoon Greece
2003Earl KingSinger, guitarist, and songwriter, most active in blues music United States(USA)
2003Robert AtkinsAmerican nutritionist United States(USA)
2003H. B. BaileyNASCAR driver United States(USA)
2003Paul GettyWealthy American born British philanthropist and book collector United Kingdom(UK)
2003John Paul Getty, Jr.American-born British philanthropist and book collector United States(USA)
2004Edmond PidouxSwiss writer Switzerland
2004Bruce BoaCanadian actor Canada
2004SoundaryaPopular film actress in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films India
2005James Archibald HoustonCanadian artist, designer, childrens author and film maker Canada
2006Jean Bernard (physician)French physician France
2006Arthur HertzbergAmerican Jewish scholar United States(USA)
2006Scott BrazilEmmy and Golden Globe Award winning American television producer and director United States(USA)
2007Kitty CarlisleAmerican singer, actress and sportswoman for the arts United States(USA)
2007Gil DobricaRomanian singer Romania
2008Aime CesaireFrench Martinican poet and politician France
2008Danny FedericiAmerican musician, most known as the longtime organ, glockenspiel and accordion player for Bruce Springsteens E Street Band United States(USA)
2011Eric GrossAustrian-Australian pianist and composer United Kingdom(UK)
2011Antonello Joseph Sarte PerezFilipino actor Philippines
2013Paul David WareEnglish footballer United Kingdom(UK)
2013Yngve MoeNorwegian bass guitarist and session musician Norway

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