Famous Deaths on August 17, Who Died on August 17

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Date Name
1153 Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne (b. 1130)
1304 Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243)
1324 Irene of Brunswick (b. 1293)
1338 Nitta Yoshisada, Japanese samurai (b. 1301)
1424 John Stewart, Earl of Buchan (b. c. 1381)
1510 Edmund Dudley, English politician, Speaker of the House of Commons (b. 1462)
1547 Katharina von Zimmern, Swiss sovereign abbess (b. 1478)
1673 Regnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist (b. 1641)
1676 Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, German author (b. 1621)
1720 Anne Dacier, French scholar and translator (b. 1654)
1723 Joseph Bingham, English scholar and academic (b. 1668)
1768 Vasily Trediakovsky, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1703)
1785 Jonathan Trumbull, English-American merchant and politician, 16th Governor of Connecticut (b. 1710)
1786 Frederick the Great, Prussian king (b. 1712)
1809 Matthew Boulton, English businessman and engineer, co-founded Boulton and Watt (b. 1728)
1814 John Johnson, English architect and surveyor (b. 1732)
1834 Husein Gradaščević, Ottoman general (b. 1802)
1838 Lorenzo Da Ponte, Italian playwright and poet (b. 1749)
1850 José de San Martín, Argentinian general and politician, 1st President of Peru (b. 1778)
1861 Alcée Louis la Branche, American politician and diplomat, 1st United States Ambassador to Texas (b. 1806)
1870 Perucho Figueredo, Cuban poet and activist (b. 1818)
1875 Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist and anthropologist (b. 1827)
1897 William Jervois, English engineer and diplomat, 10th Governor of South Australia (b. 1821)
1901 Edmond Audran, French organist and composer (b. 1842)
1903 Hans Gude, Norwegian-German painter and academic (b. 1825)
1908 Radoje Domanović, Serbian satirist and journalist (b. 1873)
1909 Madan Lal Dhingra, Indian activist (b. 1883)
1918 Moisei Uritsky, Russian activist and politician (b. 1873)
1920 Ray Chapman, American baseball player (b. 1891)
1924 Tom Kendall, English-Australian cricketer and journalist (b. 1851)
1925 Ioan Slavici, Romanian journalist and author (b. 1848)
1935 Adam Gunn, American decathlete (b. 1872)
1936 José María of Manila, Spanish-Filipino priest and martyr (b. 1880)
1940 Billy Fiske, American soldier and pilot (b. 1911)
1945 Reidar Haaland, Norwegian police officer and soldier (b. 1919)
1949 Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino journalist, jurist, and politician (b. 1891)
1958 Arthur Fox, English-American fencer (b. 1878)
1966 Ken Miles, English race car driver and engineer (b. 1918)
1969 Otto Stern, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1970 Rattana Pestonji, Thai director and producer (b. 1908)
1971 Maedayama Eigorō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 39th Yokozuna (b. 1914)
1973 Conrad Aiken, American novelist, short story writer, critic, and poet (b. 1889)
1977 Delmer Daves, American screenwriter, director and producer (b. 1904)
1979 John C. Allen, American roller coaster designer (b. 1907)
1983 Ira Gershwin, American songwriter (b. 1896)
1987 Gary Chester, Italian drummer and educator (b. 1924)
1988 Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Pakistani general and politician, 6th President of Pakistan (b. 1924)
1990 Pearl Bailey, American actress and singer (b. 1918)
1993 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician and academic (b. 1920)
1994 Luigi Chinetti, Italian-American race car driver and businessman (b. 1901)
1995 Howard E. Koch, American playwright and screenwriter (b. 1902)
1998 Władysław Komar, Polish shot putter and actor (b. 1940)
2000 Jack Walker, English businessman (b. 1929)
2004 Thea Astley, Australian author and educator (b. 1925)
2005 John N. Bahcall, American astrophysicist and academic (b. 1934)
2006 Shamsur Rahman, Bangladeshi poet and journalist (b. 1929)
2007 Bill Deedes, English journalist and politician (b. 1913)
2008 Franco Sensi, Italian businessman and politician (b. 1926)
2010 Francesco Cossiga, Italian lawyer and politician, 8th President of Italy (b. 1928)
2012 Aase Bjerkholt, Norwegian politician, Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion (b. 1915)
2013 Odilia Dank, American educator and politician (b. 1938)
2014 Børre Knudsen, Norwegian minister and activist (b. 1937)
2015 Yvonne Craig, American ballet dancer and actress (b. 1937)
2016 Arthur Hiller, Canadian actor, director, and producer (b. 1923)
754 Carloman, mayor of the palace of Austrasia
949 Li Shouzhen, Chinese general and governor