Famous Deaths on May 17, Who Died on May 17

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Date Name
1299 Daumantas of Pskov, Lithuanian prince (b. c. 1240)
1336 Go-Fushimi, emperor of Japan (b. 1288)
1365 Louis II, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1328)
1395 Konstantin Dejanović/Constantine Dragaš, Serbian ruler (b. 1355)
1464 Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English politician (b. 1427)
1510 Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (b. 1445)
1521 Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, Welsh politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1478)
1536 George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, English courtier and diplomat, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1504)
1546 Philipp von Hutten, German explorer (b. 1511)
1551 Shin Saimdang, South Korean poet and calligraphist (b. 1504)
1558 Francisco de Sá de Miranda, Portuguese poet (b. 1485)
1575 Matthew Parker, English archbishop and academic (b. 1504)
1606 False Dmitriy I, pretender to the Russian throne (b. 1582)
1626 Joan Pau Pujol, Catalan organist and composer (b. 1570)
1643 Giovanni Picchi, Italian organist and composer (b. 1571)
1727 Catherine I of Russia (b. 1684)
1729 Samuel Clarke, English clergyman and philosopher (b. 1675)
1765 Alexis Clairaut, French mathematician, astronomer, and geophysicist (b. 1713)
1797 Michel-Jean Sedaine, French playwright and composer (b. 1719)
1801 William Heberden, English physician and scholar (b. 1710)
1807 John Gunby, American general (b. 1745)
1809 Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (b. 1722)
1822 Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, French general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of France (b. 1766)
1829 John Jay, American politician and diplomat, 1st Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1745)
1838 René Caillié, French explorer and author (b. 1799)
1839 Archibald Alison, Scottish priest and author (b. 1757)
1868 Kondō Isami, Japanese commander (b. 1834)
1875 John C. Breckinridge, American lawyer and politician, 14th Vice President of the United States, Confederate States general (b. 1821)
1879 Asa Packer, American businessman, founded Lehigh University (b. 1805)
1880 Ziya Pasha, Greek author and translator (b. 1826)
1886 John Deere, American blacksmith and businessman, founded the Deere & Company (b. 1804)
1888 Giacomo Zanella, Italian priest and poet (b. 1820)
1911 Frederick August Otto Schwarz, German-American businessman, founded FAO Schwarz (b. 1836)
1916 Boris Borisovich Golitsyn, Russian physicist and seismologist (b. 1862)
1917 Clara Ayres, American nurse (b. 1880)
1919 Guido von List, Austrian-German journalist, author, and poet (b. 1848)
1921 Karl Mantzius, Danish actor and director (b. 1860)
1922 Dorothy Levitt, English racing driver and journalist (b. 1882)
1927 Harold Geiger, American pilot and lieutenant (b. 1884)
1934 Cass Gilbert, American architect (b. 1859)
1935 Paul Dukas, French composer, critic, and educator (b. 1865)
1936 Panagis Tsaldaris, Greek lawyer and politician, 124th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1868)
1938 Jakob Ehrlich, Czech-Austrian academic and politician (b. 1877)
1943 Johanna Elberskirchen, German author and activist (b. 1864)
1947 George Forbes, New Zealand farmer and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1869)
1951 William Birdwood, Anglo-Indian field marshal (b. 1865)
1960 Jules Supervielle, Uruguayan-French poet and author (b. 1884)
1963 John Wilce, American football player, coach, and physician (b. 1888)
1964 Nandor Fodor, Hungarian-American psychologist and parapsychologist (b. 1895)
1974 Ernest Nash, German-American photographer and scholar (b. 1898)
1977 Charles E. Rosendahl, American admiral and pilot (b. 1892)
1980 Gündüz Kılıç, Turkish football player and coach (b. 1918)
1985 Abe Burrows, American director, composer, and author (b. 1910)
1987 Gunnar Myrdal, Swedish economist, sociologist, and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)
1992 Lawrence Welk, American accordion player and bandleader (b. 1903)
1995 Toe Blake, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1912)
1996 Kevin Gilbert, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1966)
1999 Bruce Fairbairn, Canadian trumpet player and producer (b. 1949)
2000 Donald Coggan, English archbishop (b. 1909)
2001 Jacques-Louis Lions, French mathematician (b. 1928)
2002 László Kubala, Hungarian-Spanish footballer, coach, and manager (b. 1927)
2004 Jørgen Nash, Danish poet and painter (b. 1920)
2005 Frank Gorshin, American actor (b. 1934)
2006 Cy Feuer, American director, producer, and composer (b. 1911)
2007 Lloyd Alexander, American soldier and author (b. 1924)
2009 Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, author, and poet (b. 1920)
2010 Yvonne Loriod, French pianist, composer, and educator (b. 1924)
2011 Harmon Killebrew, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1936)
2012 Patrick Mafisango, Congolese-Rwandan footballer (b. 1980)
2013 Philippe Gaumont, French cyclist (b. 1973)
2014 Gerald Edelman, American biologist and immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1929)
2015 Lionel Pickens, American rapper (b. 1983)
2017 Todor Veselinović, Serbian football player and manager (b. 1930)
2019 Herman Wouk, American author (b. 1915)
2020 Lucky Peterson, American blues singer, keyboardist and guitarist (b. 1964)
2022 Vangelis, Greek musician, composer (b. 1943)
528 Empress Dowager Hu of Northern Wei
896 Liu Jianfeng, Chinese warlord
924 Li Maozhen, Chinese warlord and king (b. 856)