According to Gregory calendar, February 17 is the day number 48 in a given year. Find List of Famous People Born on February 17 in India and the World: Here you can find the names of famous people born on February 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 February 17 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country/Lived
1201Nasir al-Din al-Tusi / Astronomer / Prussia
1451Raffaello Maffei / Historian  / Italy
1646Pierre Le Pesant / Economist / France
1653Arcangelo Corelli / Violinist / Italy
1723Tobias Mayer / Academic / Germany
1740Horace-Bénédict de Saussure / Physicist / Switzerland
1752Friedrich Maximilian Klinger / Author / Germany
1754Nicolas Baudin / Cartographer / France
1781René Laennec / Physician / France
1796Philipp Franz von Siebold / Physician / Germany
1817Édouard Thilges / Politician / Luxembourg
1820Henri Vieuxtemps / Violinist / Belgium
1821Lola Montez / Actress / United States of America
1832Richard Henry Park / Sculptor / United States of America
1836Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer / Poet / Spain
1844Aaron Montgomery Ward / Business Man / United States of America
1848Louisa Lawson / Poet / Australia
1854Friedrich Alfred Krupp / Business Man / Germany
1862Mori Ōgai / Author / Japan
1864Jozef Murgaš / Priest / Slovakia
1864Banjo Paterson / Author / Australia
1874Thomas J. Watson / Business Man / United States of America
1877Isabelle Eberhardt / Author / Switzerland
1877André Maginot / Politician / France
1881Mary Carson Breckinridge / Nurse / United States of America
1887Joseph Bech / Politician / Luxembourg
1887Leevi Madetoja / Composer / Finland
1888Otto Stern / Academic / United States of America
1890Ronald Fisher / Biologist / United Kingdom
1891Abraham Fraenkel / Academic / Germany
1893Wally Pipp / Baseball Player / United States of America
1899Jibanananda Das / Poet / India
1900Ruth Clifford / Actress / United States of America
1903Sadegh Hedayat / Author / France
1904Hans Morgenthau / Scientist / United States of America
1906Mary Brian / Actress / United States of America
1908Red Barber / Sportscaster / United States of America
1908Bo Yibo / Politician / China
1910Marc Lawrence / Actor / United States of America
1911Oskar Seidlin / Poet / United States of America
1912Andre Norton / Author / United States of America
1914Arthur Kennedy / Actor / United States of America
1914Wayne Morris / Actor / United States of America
1916Alexander Obolensky / Pilot / Russia
1916Don Tallon / Cricketer / Australia
1916Raf Vallone / Actor / Italy
1918William Bronk / Poet / United States of America
1918Jacqueline Ferrand / Mathematician / France
1919J. M. S. Careless / Academic / Canada
1919Kathleen Freeman / Actress / United States of America
1919Joe Hunt / Tennis Player / United States of America
1920Ivo Caprino / Director / Norway
1920Curt Swan / Soldier / United States of America
1921Duane Gish / Academic / United States of America
1922Tommy Edwards / Writer / United States of America
1923John M. Allegro / Archaeologist / United Kingdom
1923Buddy DeFranco / Clarinet Player / United States of America
1924Margaret Truman / Author / United States of America
1925Shyamacharan Shukla / Politician / India
1925Ron Goodwin / Composer / United Kingdom
1925Hal Holbrook / Actor / United States of America
1928Marta Romero / Actress / Puerto Rico
1929Alejandro Jodorowsky / Writer / France
1929Chaim Potok / Author / United States of America
1929Nicholas Ridley / Politician / United Kingdom
1929Patricia Routledge / Actress / United Kingdom
1930Roger Craig / Baseball Player / United States of America
1930Benjamin Fain / Academic / Ukraine
1930Ruth Rendell / Author / United Kingdom
1931Jiřina Jirásková / Actress / Czech Republic
1931Buddy Ryan / Football Coach / United States of America
1933Larry Jennings / Author / United States of America
1933Bobby Lewis / Singer / United States of America
1933Craig L. Thomas / Politician / United States of America
1934Alan Bates / Actor / United Kingdom
1934Barry Humphries (Dame Edna Everage) / Actor / Australia
1935Christina Pickles / Actress / United Kingdom
1936Jim Brown / Actor / United States of America
1936Barry Jarman / Cricketer / Australia
1937Mary Ann Mobley / Actress / United States of America
1940Vicente Fernández / Actor / Mexico
1940Gene Pitney / Writer / United States of America
1941Julia McKenzie / Actress / United Kingdom
1942Huey P. Newton / Activist / United States of America
1944Karl Jenkins / Saxophonist / United Kingdom
1945Zina Bethune / Actress / United States of America
1945Brenda Fricker / Actress / Ireland
1946Shahrnush Parsipur / Author / United States of America
1948José José / Writer / Mexico
1948Rick Majerus / Basketball Player / United States of America
1949Fred Frith / Writer / United Kingdom
1949Dennis Green / Footballer / United States of America
1950Rickey Medlocke / Guitarist / United States of America
1951Rashid Minhas / Pilot / Pakistan
1952Karin Büttner-Janz / Physician / Germany
1952Vladimír Padrůněk / Bass Player / Czech Republic
1954Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao / Politician / India
1954Lou Ann Barton / Writer / United States of America
1954Miki Berkovich / Basketball Player / Israel
1954Rene Russo / Actress / United States of America
1955Mo Yan / Author / China
1956Richard Karn / Actor / United States of America
1957Loreena McKennitt / Singer / Canada
1958Alan Wiggins / Baseball Player / United States of America
1959Aryeh Deri / Politician / Israel
1959Rowdy Gaines / Swimmer / United States of America
1960Lindy Ruff / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1961Angela Eagle / Politician / United Kingdom
1961Maria Eagle / Politician / United Kingdom
1961Andrey Korotayev / Historian / Russia
1962Lou Diamond Phillips / Actor / United States of America
1963Michael Jordan / Industrialist / United States of America
1963Larry the Cable Guy / Actor / United States of America
1963Alison Hargreaves / Mountaineer / United Kingdom
1963Jen-Hsun Huang / Business Man / United States of America
1963Michael Jordan / Actor / United States of America
1965Michael Bay / Producer / United States of America
1965Danny Lee / Rugby Player / Australia
1966Michael Lepond / Bass Player / United States of America
1966Quorthon / Writer / Sweden
1966Luc Robitaille / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1968Wu'erkaixi / Journalist / China
1968Bryan Cox / Footballer / United States of America
1969David Douillet / Politician / France
1969Vasily Kudinov / Handball Player / Russia
1970Dominic Purcell / Actor / United Kingdom
1971Denise Richards / Actress / United States of America
1972Billie Joe Armstrong / Writer / United States of America
1972Philippe Candeloro / Figure Skater / France
1972Taylor Hawkins / Writer / United States of America
1972Valeria Mazza / Model / Argentina
1972Lars Göran Petrov / Singer / Sweden
1973Raphaël Ibañez / Rugby Player / France
1974Kaoru / Writer / Japan
1974Jerry O'Connell / Actor / United States of America
1975Václav Prospal / Ice Hockey Player / Czech Republic
1976Tonie Carroll / Rugby Player / Australia
1980Al Harrington / Basketball Player / United States of America
1980Klemi Saban / Footballer / Israel
1981Joseph Gordon-Levitt / Actor / United States of America
1981Paris Hilton / Author / United States of America
1981Pontus Segerström / Footballer / Sweden
1981Andrew Stephenson / Politician / United Kingdom
1982Adriano / Footballer / Brazil
1982Brian Bruney / Baseball Player / United States of America
1982Daniel Merriweather / Writer / Australia
1983Kevin Rudolf / Writer / United States of America
1984Katie Hill / Basketball Player / Australia
1984Drew Miller / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
1984Marcin Gortat / Basketball Player / Poland
1984AB de Villiers / Cricketer / South Africa
1984Jimmy Jacobs / Wrestler / United States of America
1985Anders Jacobsen / Ski Jumper / Norway
1988Vasyl Lomachenko / Boxer / Ukraine
1989Rebecca Adlington / Swimmer / United Kingdom
1989Jake Marketo / Rugby Player / Australia
1989Chord Overstreet / Actor / United States of America
1989Tom Symonds / Rugby Player / Australia
1990Marianne St-Gelais / Speed Skater / Canada
1991Ed Sheeran / Writer / United Kingdom
1991Bonnie Wright / Actress / United Kingdom
1993Nicola Leali / Footballer / Italy
1993Marc Márquez / Motorcycle Racer / Spain
1994Angie Miller / Writer / United States of America
624Wu Zetian / Emperor / China

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