Famous Deaths on October 17, Who Died on October 17

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Date Name
1271 Steinvör Sighvatsdóttir, Icelandic aristocrat and poet
1277 Beatrice of Falkenburg, German queen consort (b. c. 1254)
1346 John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray
1346 Maurice de Moravia, Earl of Strathearn
1456 Nicolas Grenon, French composer (b. 1375)
1485 John Scott of Scott's Hall, Warden of the Cinque Ports
1552 Andreas Osiander, German Protestant theologian (b. 1498)
1575 Gaspar Cervantes de Gaeta, Spanish cardinal (b. 1511)
1586 Philip Sidney, English courtier, poet, and general (b. 1554)
1587 Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1541)
1616 John Pitts, English priest and scholar (b. 1560)
1660 Adrian Scrope, English colonel and politician (b. 1601)
1673 Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, English politician, Lord High Treasurer of England (b. 1630)
1690 Margaret Mary Alacoque, French mystic (b. 1647)
1757 René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French entomologist and academic (b. 1683)
1776 Pierre François le Courayer, French-English theologian and author (b. 1681)
1780 William Cookworthy, English pharmacist and minister (b. 1705)
1781 Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, English admiral (b. 1705)
1786 Johann Ludwig Aberli, Swiss painter and illustrator (b. 1723)
1806 Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haitian commander and politician, Governor-General of Haiti (b. 1758)
1836 Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (b. 1782)
1837 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian pianist and composer (b. 1778)
1849 Frédéric Chopin, Polish pianist and composer (b. 1810)
1868 Laura Secord, Canadian war heroine (b. 1775)
1887 Gustav Kirchhoff, German physicist and chemist (b. 1824)
1889 Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher and critic (b. 1828)
1893 Patrice de MacMahon, Duke of Magenta, French general and politician, 3rd President of France (b. 1808)
1910 Julia Ward Howe, American poet and songwriter (b. 1819)
1918 Malak Hifni Nasif, Egyptian poet and author (b. 1886)
1928 Frank Dicksee, English painter and illustrator (b. 1853)
1931 Alfons Maria Jakob, German neurologist and academic (b. 1884)
1937 J. Bruce Ismay, English businessman (b. 1862)
1938 Karl Kautsky, Czech-German journalist, philosopher, and theoretician (b. 1854)
1948 Royal Cortissoz, American art critic (b. 1869)
1955 Dimitrios Maximos, Greek banker and politician (b. 1873)
1956 Anne Crawford, Israeli-English actress (b. 1920)
1958 Paul Outerbridge, American photographer (b. 1896)
1958 Charlie Townsend, English cricketer and lawyer (b. 1876)
1962 Natalia Goncharova, Russian painter, costume designer, and set designer (b. 1882)
1963 Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician and academic (b. 1865)
1965 Bart King, American cricketer (b. 1873)
1966 Sidney Hatch, American runner and soldier (b. 1883)
1966 Wieland Wagner, German director and manager (b. 1917)
1967 Puyi, Chinese emperor (b. 1906)
1970 Pierre Laporte, Canadian journalist, lawyer, and politician (b. 1921)
1970 Vola Vale, American actress (b. 1897)
1970 Quincy Wright, American political scientist and academic (b. 1890)
1972 Turk Broda, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1914)
1972 George, Crown Prince of Serbia (b. 1887)
1973 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian author and poet (b. 1926)
1978 George Clark, American race car driver (b. 1890)
1978 Giovanni Gronchi, Italian educator, soldier, and politician, 3rd President of the Italian Republic (b. 1887)
1979 S. J. Perelman, American humorist and screenwriter (b. 1904)
1979 John Stuart, Scottish-English actor (b. 1898)
1979 Eugenio Mendoza, Venezuelan business tycoon (b. 1909)
1981 Kannadasan Indian author, poet, and songwriter (b. 1927)
1981 Albert Cohen, Greek-Swiss civil servant and author (b. 1895)
1981 Lina Tsaldari, Greek politician (b. 1887)
1983 Raymond Aron, French sociologist, political scientist, and philosopher (b. 1905)
1987 Abdul Malek Ukil, Bangladeshi lawyer and politician (b. 1925)
1991 Tennessee Ernie Ford, American singer and actor (b. 1919)
1992 Herman Johannes, Indonesian scientist, academic, and politician (b. 1912)
1992 Orestis Laskos, Greek actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1908)
1993 Criss Oliva, American guitarist and songwriter (b. 1963)
1996 Chris Acland, English musician & drummer of Lush (b. 1966)
1997 Larry Jennings, American magician and author (b. 1933)
1998 Joan Hickson, English actress (b. 1906)
1998 Hakim Said, Pakistani scholar and politician, 20th Governor of Sindh (b. 1920)
1999 Nicholas Metropolis, Greek-American mathematician and physicist (b. 1915)
2000 Leo Nomellini, Italian-American football player and wrestler (b. 1924)
2000 Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1964)
2001 Jay Livingston, American singer-songwriter (b. 1915)
2001 Micheline Ostermeyer, French shot putter, discus thrower, and pianist (b. 1922)
2001 Rehavam Ze'evi, Israeli historian, general, and politician, Tourism Minister of Israel (b. 1926)
2002 Derek Bell, Irish harpist and composer (b. 1935)
2004 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer-songwriter (b. 1952)
2006 Daniel Emilfork, Chilean-French actor (b. 1924)
2006 Christopher Glenn, American journalist (b. 1938)
2007 Joey Bishop, American actor and talk show host (b. 1918)
2007 Teresa Brewer, American singer (b. 1931)
2007 Suzy Covey, American scholar and academic (b. 1939)
2008 Urmas Ott, Estonian journalist and author (b. 1955)
2008 Levi Stubbs, American singer (b. 1936)
2008 Ben Weider, Canadian businessman, co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (b. 1923)
2009 Norma Fox Mazer, American author and educator (b. 1931)
2009 Vic Mizzy, American composer (b. 1916)
2011 Carl Lindner, Jr., American businessman (b. 1919)
2012 Milija Aleksic, English-South African footballer (b. 1951)
2012 ÿmile Allais, French skier (b. 1912)
2012 Henry Friedlander, German-American historian and author (b. 1930)
2012 Stanford R. Ovshinsky, American scientist and businessman, co-founded Energy Conversion Devices (b. 1922)
2012 Kōji Wakamatsu, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936)
2013 Mother Antonia, American-Mexican nun and activist (b. 1926)
2013 Terry Fogerty, English rugby player and coach (b. 1944)
2013 Arthur Maxwell House, Canadian neurologist and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador (b. 1926)
2013 Lou Scheimer, American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company (b. 1928)
2013 Rene Simpson, Canadian-American tennis player (b. 1966)
2014 Edwards Barham, American farmer and politician (b. 1937)
2014 Masaru Emoto, Japanese author and activist (b. 1943)
2014 Tom Shaw, American bishop (b. 1945)
2014 Berndt von Staden, German diplomat, German Ambassador to the United States (b. 1919)
2015 Danièle Delorme, French actress and producer (b. 1926)
2015 Howard Kendall, English footballer and manager (b. 1946)
2015 Anne-Marie Lizin, Belgian lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
2015 Tom Smith, American businessman and politician (b. 1947)
2017 Gord Downie, Canadian musician (b. 1964)
33 Agrippina the Elder, Roman wife of Germanicus (b. 14 BC)
532 Pope Boniface II
866 Al-Musta'in, Abbasid caliph (b. 836)