Famous Deaths on December 17, Who Died on December 17

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Date Name
1187 Pope Gregory VIII (b. 1100)
1195 Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut (b. 1150)
1273 Rumi, Persian jurist, theologian, and poet (b. 1207)
1316 Juan Fernández, bishop-elect of León
1419 William Gascoigne, Chief Justice of England
1471 Infanta Isabel, Duchess of Burgundy (b. 1397)
1559 Irene di Spilimbergo, Italian Renaissance poet and painter (b. 1538)
1562 Eleonora di Toledo, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (b. 1522)
1663 Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)
1721 Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English soldier and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (b. 1640)
1830 Simón Bolívar, Venezuelan general and politician, second President of Venezuela (b. 1783)
1833 Kaspar Hauser, German feral child (b. 1812?)
1847 Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (b. 1791)
1857 Francis Beaufort, Irish hydrographer and officer in the Royal Navy (b. 1774)
1891 José María Iglesias, Mexican politician and interim President (1876-1877) (b. 1823)
1904 William Shiels, Irish-Australian politician, 16th Premier of Victoria (b. 1848)
1907 William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish physicist and engineer (b. 1824)
1909 Leopold II of Belgium (b. 1835)
1917 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician and activist (b. 1836)
1927 Rajendra Lahiri, Indian activist (b. 1892)
1928 Frank Rinehart, American photographer (b. 1861)
1929 Manuel de Oliveira Gomes da Costa, Portuguese general and politician, tenth President of Portugal (b. 1863)
1930 Peter Warlock, Welsh composer and critic (b. 1894)
1932 Charles Winckler, Danish discus thrower, shot putter, and tug of war competitor (b. 1867)
1933 13th Dalai Lama (b. 1876)
1935 Lizette Woodworth Reese, American poet (b. 1856)
1940 Alicia Boole Stott, Anglo-Irish mathematician and academic (b. 1860)
1942 Allen Bathurst, Lord Apsley, English lieutenant and politician (b. 1895)
1947 Christos Tsigiridis, Greek engineer (b. 1877)
1956 Eddie Acuff, American actor (b. 1903)
1957 Dorothy L. Sayers, English author, poet, and playwright (b. 1893)
1962 Thomas Mitchell, American actor (b. 1892)
1964 Victor Francis Hess, Austrian-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1883)
1967 Harold Holt, Australian lawyer and politician, 17th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1908)
1970 Oliver Waterman Larkin, American historian, author, and educator (b. 1896)
1978 Don Ellis, American trumpet player, composer, and bandleader (b. 1934)
1981 Antiochos Evangelatos, Greek composer and conductor (b. 1903)
1982 Homer S. Ferguson, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1889)
1986 Guillermo Cano Isaza, Colombian journalist (b. 1925)
1987 Bernardus Johannes Alfrink, Dutch cardinal (b. 1900)
1992 Günther Anders, German journalist and philosopher (b. 1902)
1999 Rex Allen, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1920)
2002 K. W. Devanayagam, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, tenth Sri Lankan Minister of Justice (b. 1910)
2003 Otto Graham, American football player and coach (b. 1921)
2004 Tom Wesselmann, American painter and sculptor (b. 1931)
2005 Jack Anderson, American journalist and author (b. 1922)
2006 Larry Sherry, American baseball player and coach (b. 1935)
2008 Sammy Baugh, American football player and coach (b. 1914)
2009 Chris Henry, American football player (b. 1983)
2010 Captain Beefheart, American singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
2011 Eva Ekvall, Venezuelan journalist and author, Miss Venezuela 2000 (b. 1983)
2012 Richard Adams, Filipino-American activist (b. 1947)
2013 Fred Bruemmer, Latvian-Canadian photographer (b. 1929)
2014 Dieter Grau, German-American scientist and engineer (b. 1913)
2015 Hal Brown, American baseball player and manager (b. 1924)
2016 Benjamin A. Gilman, American soldier and politician (b. 1922)
2020 Jeremy Bullock, English actor (b. 1945)
779 Sturm, abbot of Fulda
942 William I, duke of Normandy