Famous Deaths on April 17, Who Died on April 17

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Date Name
1071 Manuel Komnenos, Byzantine military commander (b. c. 1045)
1080 Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041)
1111 Robert of Molesme, Christian saint and abbot (b. 1027)
1298 Árni Þorláksson, Icelandic bishop (b. 1237)
1321 Infanta Branca of Portugal, daughter of King Afonso III of Portugal (b. 1259)
1331 Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford, English nobleman (b. 1257)
1344 Constantine II, King of Armenia
1355 Marin Falier, Doge of Venice (b. 1285)
1427 John IV, Duke of Brabant (b. 1403)
1539 George, Duke of Saxony (b. 1471)
1574 Joachim Camerarius, German scholar and translator (b. 1500)
1669 Antonio Bertali, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1605)
1680 Kateri Tekakwitha, Mohawk-born Native American saint (b. 1656)
1695 Juana Inés de la Cruz, Mexican poet and scholar (b. 1651)
1696 Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (b. 1626)
1711 Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1678)
1713 David Hollatz, Polish pastor and theologian (b. 1648)
1764 Johann Mattheson, German lexicographer and composer (b. 1681)
1790 Benjamin Franklin, American inventor, publisher, and politician, 6th President of Pennsylvania (b. 1706)
1799 Richard Jupp, English surveyor and architect (b. 1728)
1840 Hannah Webster Foster, American journalist and author (b. 1758)
1843 Samuel Morey, American engineer (b. 1762)
1882 George Jennings, English engineer and plumber, invented the Flush toilet (b. 1810)
1888 E. G. Squier, American archaeologist and journalist (b. 1821)
1892 Alexander Mackenzie, Scottish-Canadian politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1822)
1921 Manwel Dimech, Maltese journalist, author, and philosopher (b. 1860)
1923 Laurence Ginnell, Irish lawyer and politician (b. 1852)
1930 Alexander Golovin, Russian painter and stage designer (b. 1863)
1933 Kote Marjanishvili, Georgian director and playwright (b. 1872)
1936 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck, Dutch lawyer and politician, 28th Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1873)
1942 Jean Baptiste Perrin, French-American physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1870)
1944 J. T. Hearne, English cricketer and coach (b. 1867)
1946 Juan Bautista Sacasa, Nicaraguan medical doctor, politician and 20th President of Nicaragua (b. 1874)
1948 Kantarō Suzuki, Japanese admiral and politician, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1868)
1954 Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu, Romanian lawyer and politician, Romanian Minister of Justice (b. 1900)
1960 Eddie Cochran, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1938)
1961 Elda Anderson, American physicist and health researcher (b. 1899)
1967 Red Allen, American singer and trumpet player (b. 1908)
1975 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher and politician, 2nd President of India (b. 1888)
1976 Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1895)
1977 William Conway, Irish cardinal (b. 1913)
1983 Felix Pappalardi, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer (b. 1939)
1984 Claude Provost, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1933)
1987 Cecil Harmsworth King, English publisher (b. 1901)
1988 Louise Nevelson, Ukrainian-American sculptor and educator (b. 1900)
1990 Ralph Abernathy, American minister and activist (b. 1936)
1993 Turgut Özal, Turkish engineer and politician, 8th president of Turkey (b. 1927)
1994 Roger Wolcott Sperry, American psychologist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1913)
1995 Frank E. Resnik, American sergeant and businessman (b. 1928)
1996 Piet Hein, Danish poet and mathematician (b. 1905)
1997 Chaim Herzog, Israeli general, lawyer, and politician, 6th President of Israel (b. 1918)
1998 Linda McCartney, American photographer, activist, and musician (b. 1941)
2003 Robert Atkins, American physician and cardiologist, created the Atkins diet (b. 1930)
2004 Edmond Pidoux, Swiss author and poet (b. 1908)
2006 Jean Bernard, French physician and haematologist (b. 1907)
2007 Kitty Carlisle, American actress, singer, socialite and game show panelist (b. 1910)
2008 Aimé Césaire, Caribbean-French poet and politician (b. 1913)
2011 Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian pianist and composer (b. 1926)
2012 Leila Berg, English journalist and author (b. 1917)
2013 Carlos Graça, São Toméan politician, Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe (b. 1931)
2014 Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian journalist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1927)
2015 Robert P. Griffin, American soldier, lawyer, and politician (b. 1923)
2016 Chyna, American wrestler (b. 1969)
2018 Barbara Bush, former First Lady of the United States (b. 1925)
2019 Alan García, Peruvian lawyer and politician, 61st and 64th President of Peru (b. 1949)
2022 Radu Lupu, Romanian pianist (b. 1945)
485 Proclus, Greek mathematician and philosopher (b. 412)
617 Donnán of Eigg, Irish priest and saint
648 Xiao, empress of the Sui Dynasty
744 Al-Walid II, Umayyad caliph (b. 706)
818 Bernard of Italy, Frankish king (b. 797)
858 Benedict III, pope of the Catholic Church