According to Gregory calendar, on December 17, the day number in a year is 352 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 353. Find List of Famous People Born on December 17 in India and the World: Here you can find the names of famous people born on December 17 in India and the World along with their date of birth, their profession and the country they belong to, etc. From World history, you will know about famous people like emperor, king, pundit, historian, explorer etc. And famous people born in modern world history include actors, actresses, filmmakers, businessmen, cricketers as well as players from other sports. This chapter is important as questions related to the birth of famous people are often asked in competitive exams.

Famous People's Birthdays on December 17 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country/Lived
1239Kujō Yoritsugu / Shogun / Japan
1554Ernest of Bavaria / Bishop / Roman Republic
1556Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana / Poet / India
1632Anthony Wood / Author / United Kingdom
1685Thomas Tickell / Poet / United Kingdom
1699Charles-Louis Mion / Educator / France
1706Émilie du Châtelet / Mathematician / France
1749Domenico Cimarosa / Educator / Italy
1760Deborah Sampson / Soldier / United States of America
1770Ludwig Van Beethoven / Musician / United States of America
1778Humphry Davy / Chemist / United Kingdom
1796Thomas Chandler Haliburton / Politician / Canada
1797Joseph Henry / Engineer / United States of America
1807John Greenleaf Whittier / Poet / United States of America
1812Vilhelm Petersen / Painter / Denmark
1827Alexander Wassilko von Serecki / Politician / Austria
1830Jules de Goncourt / Author / France
1835Alexander Emanuel Agassiz / Engineer / United States of America
1840Nozu Michitsura / Field Marshal / Japan
1842Sophus Lie / Mathematician / Norway
1847Émile Faguet / Author / France
1853Pierre Paul Émile Roux / Physician / France
1859Paul César Helleu / Painter / France
1866Kazys Grinius / Politician / Lithuania
1873Ford Madox Ford / Poet / United Kingdom
1874William Lyon Mackenzie King / Politician / Canada
1881Aubrey Faulkner / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1887Josef Lada / Painter / Czech Republic
1892Sam Barry / Basketball Player / United States of America
1893Charles C. Banks / Pilot / United Kingdom
1893Erwin Piscator / Producer / Germany
1894Arthur Fiedler / Conductor / United States of America
1894Patrick Flynn / Soldier / United States of America
1894Wim Schermerhorn / Engineer / Netherlands
1895Gerald Patterson / Tennis Player / Australia
1898Loren Murchison / Sprinter / United States of America
1900Mary Cartwright / Academic / United Kingdom
1900Katina Paxinou / Actress / Greece
1903Erskine Caldwell / Writer / United States of America
1903Ray Noble / Composer / United Kingdom
1904Paul Cadmus / Painter / United States of America
1905Mohammad Hidayatullah / Lawyer / India
1905Simo Häyhä / Soldier / Finland
1905Mohammad Hidayatullah / Politician / India
1905Erico Verissimo / Author / Brazil
1905Mohd. Hidayatullah / Politician / India
1905Muhammad Hidayatullah / Politician / India
1906Fernando Lopes-Graça / Composer / Portugal
1906Russell C. Newhouse / Engineer / United States of America
1908Willard Libby / Academic / United States of America
1910Eknath Easwaran / Author / United States of America
1910Sy Oliver / Writer / United States of America
1912Edward Short / Politician / United Kingdom
1913Burt Baskin / Business Man / United States of America
1914Mushtaq Ali / Cricketer / India
1914Fernando Alonso / Dancer / Cuba
1916Penelope Fitzgerald / Poet / United Kingdom
1917Kenneth Dike / Author / Nigeria
1920Kenneth E. Iverson / Scientist / Canada
1921Hari Dev Joshi / Politician / India
1921Lore Berger / Author / Switzerland
1922Alan Voorhees / Engineer / United States of America
1923Jaroslav Pelikan / Historian / United States of America
1926Ray Jablonski / Baseball Player / United States of America
1926John Hans Krebs / Politician / United States of America
1926Stephen Lewis / Actor / United Kingdom
1927Richard Long / Actor / United States of America
1927Edward Meneeley / Painter / United States of America
1928Marilyn Beck / Journalist / United States of America
1928Eli Beeding / Pilot / United States of America
1928Doyle Conner / Politician / United States of America
1929William Safire / Author / United States of America
1930Bob Guccione / Photographer / United States of America
1930Armin Mueller-Stahl / Actor / Germany
1930Dorothy Rowe / Author / Australia
1930Bob Guccione / Photographer / United States of America
1931Gerald Finnerman / Director / United States of America
1931Dave Madden / Actor / United States of America
1931James McGaugh / Psychologist / United States of America
1932John Bond / Footballer / United Kingdom
1934Irving Petlin / Painter / United States of America
1934Ray Wilson / Footballer / United Kingdom
1935Brian Langford / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1935Cal Ripken / Baseball Player / United States of America
1936Pope Francis / Pope / Argentina
1936Tommy Steele / Singer / United Kingdom
1937Brian Hayes / Radio Host / United Kingdom
1937Art Neville / Singer / United States of America
1937Kerry Packer / Business Man / Australia
1937John Kennedy Toole / Novelist / United States of America
1937Calvin Waller / General / United States of America
1938Peter Snell / Runner / New Zealand
1939James Booker / Pianist / United States of America
1939Eddie Kendricks / Writer / United States of America
1940Kåre Valebrokk / Journalist / Norway
1940María Elena Velasco / Writer / Mexico
1941Dave Dee / Writer / United Kingdom
1941Stan Mudenge / Politician / Zimbabwe
1942Muhammadu Buhari / Politician / Nigeria
1942Paul Butterfield / Singer / United States of America
1943Ron Geesin / Pianist / Scotland
1944Jack L. Chalker / Author / United States of America
1944Carlo M. Croce / Academic / United States of America
1944Bernard Hill / Actor / United Kingdom
1945Ernie Hudson / Actor / United States of America
1945Chris Matthews / Author / United States of America
1945Jüri Talvet / Poet / Estonia
1945Jacqueline Wilson / Author / United Kingdom
1946Simon Bates / Radio Host / United Kingdom
1946Eugene Levy / Actor / Canada
1947Wes Studi / Actor / United States of America
1948Valery Belousov / Ice Hockey Player / Russia
1948Jim Bonfanti / Drummer / United States of America
1948Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu / Politician / Turkey
1949Sotiris Kaiafas / Footballer / Cyprus
1949Paul Rodgers / Writer / United Kingdom
1950Laurence F. Johnson / Author / United States of America
1950Maurice Peoples / Sprinter / United States of America
1951Pat Hill / Footballer / United States of America
1951Ken Hitchcock / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1951Tatyana Kazankina / Runner / Russia
1953Barry Livingston / Actor / United States of America
1953Bill Pullman / Actor / United States of America
1954Sergėjus Jovaiša / Basketball Player / Lithuania
1955Jagadish Shettar / Politician / India
1955Brad Davis / Basketball Player / United States of America
1956Peter Farrelly / Producer / United States of America
1956Dominic Lawson / Author / United Kingdom
1956Totka Petrova / Runner / Bulgaria
1957Wendy Hoyte / Sprinter / United Kingdom
1957Bob Ojeda / Baseball Player / United States of America
1958Mike Mills / Writer / United States of America
1959Bob Stinson / Writer / United States of America
1961Mansoor al-Jamri / Author / Bahrain
1962Paul Dobson / Footballer / United Kingdom
1962Galina Malchugina / Sprinter / Russia
1962Rocco Mediate / Journalist / United States of America
1964Ginger / Writer / United Kingdom
1964Frank Musil / Ice Hockey Player / Czech Republic
1964Joe Wolf / Basketball Player / United States of America
1965Craig Berube / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1966Yuko Arimori / Runner / Japan
1966Tracy Byrd / Writer / United States of America
1966Kristiina Ojuland / Politician / Estonia
1967Vincent Damphousse / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1967Karsten Neitzel / Footballer / Germany
1968Claudio Suárez / Footballer / Mexico
1968Paul Tracy / Racing Car Driver / Canada
1969Laurie Holden / Actress / United States of America
1969Inna Lasovskaya / Jumper / Russia
1969Chuck Liddell / Boxer / United States of America
1969Mick Quinn / Writer / United Kingdom
1969Michael V. / Actor / Philippines
1971Antoine Rigaudeau / Basketball Player / France
1972Iván Pedroso / Long Jumper / Cuba
1973Konstadinos Gatsioudis / Javelin Thrower / Greece
1973Rian Johnson / Producer / United States of America
1973Paula Radcliffe / Runner / United Kingdom
1973Hasan Vural / Footballer / Turkey
1974Charl Langeveldt / Cricketer / South Africa
1974Sarah Paulson / Actress / United States of America
1974Giovanni Ribisi / Actor / United States of America
1975Nick Dinsmore / Wrestler / United States of America
1975Milla Jovovich / Actress / United States of America
1976Éric Bédard / Speed Skater / Canada
1976Nir Davidovich / Footballer / Israel
1976Patrick Müller / Footballer / Switzerland
1976Andrew Simpson / Sailor / United Kingdom
1976Takeo Spikes / Footballer / United States of America
1977Arnaud Clément / Tennis Player / France
1977Samuel Påhlsson / Ice Hockey Player / Sweden
1977Katheryn Winnick / Actress / Canada
1978Alex Cintrón / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Manny Pacquiao / Politician / Philippines
1978Neil Sanderson / Writer / Canada
1978Chase Utley / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Riteish Deshmukh / Actor / India
1979Matt Murley / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
1979Paul Smith / Footballer / United Kingdom
1980Ryan Hunter-Reay / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1980Alexandra Papageorgiou / Hammer Thrower / Greece
1980Eli Pariser / Author / United States of America
1981Jerry Hsu / Photographer / United States of America
1981Tim Wiese / Footballer / Germany
1982Josh Barfield / Baseball Player / United States of America
1982Lorenzo Cittadini / Rugby Player / Italy
1982Craig Kielburger / Author / Canada
1982Ryan Moats / Footballer / United States of America
1982Onur Özsu / Writer / Turkey
1983Erik Christensen / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1983Haron Keitany / Runner / Kenya
1984Luis Maria Alfageme / Footballer / Argentina
1984Julian Bennett / Footballer / United Kingdom
1984Andrew Davies / Footballer / United Kingdom
1984Mikky Ekko / Writer / United States of America
1984Shannon Woodward / Actress / United States of America
1985Łukasz Broź / Footballer / Poland
1985Craig Reid / Footballer / United Kingdom
1985Greg James / Radio Presenter / United Kingdom
1986Emma Bell / Actress / United States of America
1987Bo Guagua / Business Man / China
1987Chelsea Manning / Soldier / United States of America
1988Liisa Ehrberg / Cyclist / Estonia
1988Grethe Grünberg / Dancer / Estonia
1988Kris Joseph / Basketball Player / Canada
1988David Rudisha / Runner / Kenya
1988Craig Sutherland / Footballer / Scotland
1991James Hurst / Footballer / United States of America
1991Jordan Rankin / Rugby Player / Australia
1991Atsedu Tsegay / Runner / Ethiopia
1992Joshua Ingram / Drummer / Canada
1992Quinton de Kock / Cricketer / South Africa
1993Patricia Kú Flores / Tennis Player / Peru
1994Lloyd Perrett / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1994Nat Wolff / Actor / United States of America
1996Elizaveta Tuktamysheva / Figure Skater / Russia
1997Naiktha Bains / Tennis Player / Australia
1997Shoma Uno / Figure Skater / Japan
1998Martin Ødegaard / Footballer / Norway

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