The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in December 17th

Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il (1941 - 2011)

North Korean politician
Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar (1783 - 1830)

Venezuelan politician and military leader
Rumi

Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Persian poet and Sufi mystic
Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall (1943 - 2018)

American actress and director
Captain Beefheart

Captain Beefheart (1941 - 2010)

American singer-songwriter
Daniel Inouye

Daniel Inouye (1924 - 2012)

American captain and politician
Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones (1919 - 2009)

American actress
Kaspar Hauser

Kaspar Hauser (1812 - 1833)

German mystery boy
Harold Holt

Harold Holt (1908 - 1967)

Australian politician
Otto Graham

Otto Graham (1921 - 2003)

American football player, coach, executive
Cesária Évora

Cesária Évora (1941 - 2011)

Cape Verdean singer
Henry Heimlich

Henry Heimlich (1920 - 2016)

American physician
Dina Manfredini

Dina Manfredini (1897 - 2012)

Italian-American super-centenarian
Sammy Baugh

Sammy Baugh (1914 - 2008)

American football player, coach
Désirée Clary

Désirée Clary (1777 - 1860)

French wife of Charles XIV John of Sweden
Rex Allen

Rex Allen (1920 - 1999)

American film actor, singer and songwriter
Lars Magnus Ericsson

Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846 - 1926)

Swedish inventor, entrepreneur and founder of telephone equipment manufacturer Ericsson
Walter Dropo

Walter Dropo (1923 - 2010)

American baseball player
Larry Sherry

Larry Sherry (1935 - 2006)

American professional baseball player, pitcher, coach
Jack Anderson

Jack Anderson (1922 - 2005)

American journalist