Famous Deaths on January 17, Who Died on January 17

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Date Name
1156 André de Montbard, fifth Grand Master of the Knights Templar
1168 Thierry, Count of Flanders (b. 1099)
1229 Albert of Riga, German bishop (b. 1165)
1329 Saint Roseline, Carthusian nun (b. 1263)
1334 John of Brittany, Earl of Richmond (b. 1266)
1345 Henry of Asti, Greek patriarch
1369 Peter I of Cyprus (b. 1328)
1456 Elisabeth of Lorraine-Vaudémont, French translator (b. 1395)
1468 Skanderbeg, Albanian soldier and politician (b. 1405)
1588 Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)
1598 Feodor I of Russia (b. 1557)
1617 Fausto Veranzio, Croatian bishop and lexicographer (b. 1551)
1705 John Ray, English botanist and historian (b. 1627)
1718 Benjamin Church, American colonel (b. 1639)
1737 Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)
1738 Jean-François Dandrieu, French organist and composer (b. 1682)
1751 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1671)
1826 Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish-French composer (b. 1806)
1834 Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist and academic (b. 1762)
1850 Elizabeth Simcoe, English-Canadian painter and author (b. 1762)
1861 Lola Montez, Irish actress and dancer (b. 1821)
1863 Horace Vernet, French painter (b. 1789)
1869 Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Russian composer (b. 1813)
1878 Edward Shepherd Creasy, English historian and jurist (b. 1812)
1884 Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist and herpetologist (b. 1804)
1887 William Giblin, Australian lawyer and politician, 13th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)
1888 Big Bear, Canadian tribal chief (b. 1825)
1891 George Bancroft, American historian and politician, 17th United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1800)
1893 Rutherford B. Hayes, American general, lawyer, and politician, 19th President of the United States (b. 1822)
1896 Augusta Hall, Baroness Llanover, Welsh writer and patron of the arts (b. 1802)
1903 Ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828)
1908 Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1835)
1909 Agathon Meurman, Finnish politician and journalist (b. 1826)
1911 Francis Galton, English polymath, anthropologist, and geographer (b. 1822)
1927 Juliette Gordon Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA (b. 1860)
1930 Gauhar Jaan, One of the first performers to record music on 78 rpm records in India. (b. 1873)
1931 Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (b. 1864)
1932 Ahmet Derviş, Turkish general (b. 1881)
1933 Louis Comfort Tiffany, American stained glass artist (b. 1848)
1936 Mateiu Caragiale, Romanian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1885)
1942 Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal (b. 1884)
1947 Pyotr Krasnov, Russian historian and general (b. 1869)
1951 Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, Indian poet, playwright, and director (b. 1903)
1952 Walter Briggs Sr., American businessman (b. 1877)
1961 Patrice Lumumba, Congolese politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1925)
1970 Simon Kovar, Russian-American bassoon player and educator (b. 1890)
1972 Betty Smith, American author and playwright (b. 1896)
1977 Dougal Haston, Scottish mountaineer (b. 1940)
1981 Loukas Panourgias, Greek footballer and lawyer (b. 1899)
1984 Kostas Giannidis, Greek pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1903)
1987 Hugo Fregonese, Argentinian director and screenwriter (b. 1908)
1988 Percy Qoboza, South African journalist and author (b. 1938)
1991 Olav V of Norway (b. 1903)
1992 Frank Pullen, English soldier and businessman (b. 1915)
1993 Albert Hourani, English-Lebanese historian and academic (b. 1915)
1994 Yevgeni Ivanov, Russian spy (b. 1926)
1996 Barbara Jordan, American lawyer and politician (b. 1936)
1997 Bert Kelly, Australian farmer and politician, 20th Australian Minister for the Navy (b. 1912)
2000 Philip Jones, English trumpet player and educator (b. 1928)
2002 Camilo José Cela, Spanish author and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
2003 Richard Crenna, American actor and director (b. 1926)
2004 Raymond Bonham Carter, English banker (b. 1929)
2005 Charlie Bell, Australian businessman (b. 1960)
2006 Pierre Grondin, Canadian surgeon (b. 1925)
2007 Art Buchwald, American journalist and author (b. 1925)
2008 Bobby Fischer, American chess player and author (b. 1943)
2009 Anders Isaksson, Swedish journalist and historian (b. 1943)
2010 Gaines Adams, American football player (b. 1983)
2011 Don Kirshner, American songwriter and producer (b. 1934)
2012 Julius Meimberg, German soldier and pilot (b. 1917)
2013 Mehmet Ali Birand, Turkish journalist and author (b. 1941)
2014 Francine Lalonde, Canadian educator and politician (b. 1940)
2015 Ken Furphy, English footballer and manager (b. 1931)
2016 Blowfly, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1939)
2017 Tirrel Burton, American football player and coach (b. 1929)
2018 Jessica Falkholt, Australian actress (b. 1988)
2019 S. Balakrishnan, Malayalam movie composer (b. 1948)
2020 Derek Fowlds, British actor (b.1937)
2021 Rasheed Naz, Pakistani film and television actor (b. 1948)
2022 Birju Maharaj, Indian dancer (b. 1937)
395 Theodosius I, Roman emperor (b. 347)
644 Sulpitius the Pious, French bishop and saint
764 Joseph of Freising, German bishop