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

Birth YearName/Category/Country/Lived
1405Skanderbeg / Nobleman / Albania
1429Antonio del Pollaiolo / Artist / Italy
1449Osanna of Mantua / Anchoress / Italy
1463Antoine Duprat / Cardinal / France
1472Guidobaldo da Montefeltro / Anchoress / Italy
1484George Spalatin / Priest / Germany
1501Leonhart Fuchs / Physician / Germany
1560Gaspard Bauhin / Physician / Switzerland
1574Robert Fludd / Physician / United Kingdom
1600Pedro Calderón de la Barca / Poet / Spain
1612Thomas Fairfax / Politician / United Kingdom
1640Jonathan Singletary Dunham / Settler / United States of America
1659Antonio Veracini / Violinist / Italy
1666Antonio Maria Valsalva / Physician / Italy
1686Archibald Bower / Author / Scotland
1706Benjamin Franklin / Publisher / United States of America
1712John Stanley / Composer / United Kingdom
1719William Vernon / Business Man / United States of America
1728Johann Gottfried Müthel / Pianist / Germany
1732Stanisław August Poniatowski / King / Poland
1734François-Joseph Gossec / Composer / France
1761Sir James Hall / Physicist / Scotland
1789August Neander / Historian / Germany
1793Antonio José Martínez / Politician / Spain
1814Ellen Wood / Author / United Kingdom
1820Anne Brontë / Poet / United Kingdom
1828Lewis A. Grant / Lawyer / United States of America
1828Ede Reményi / Violinist / Hungary
1832Henry Martyn Baird / Academic / United States of America
1834August Weismann / Biologist / Germany
1850Joaquim Arcoverde de Albuquerque Cavalcanti / Cardinal / Brazil
1850Alexander Taneyev / Composer / Russia
1851A. B. Frost / Author / United States of America
1853T. Alexander Harrison / Painter / United States of America
1857Wilhelm Kienzl / Pianist / Austria
1857Eugene Augustin Lauste / Engineer / United States of America
1858Tomás Carrasquilla / Author / Colombia
1860Douglas Hyde / Politician / Ireland
1863David Lloyd George / Politician / United Kingdom
1863Konstantin Stanislavski / Actor / Russia
1865Sir Charles Fergusson / Politician / United Kingdom
1867Carl Laemmle / Producer / United States of America
1871Nicolae Iorga / Politician / Romania
1875Florencio Sánchez / Journalist / Uruguay
1876Frank Hague / Politician / United States of America
1877May Gibbs / Author / United Kingdom
1880Mack Sennett / Actor / United States of America
1881Antoni Łomnicki / Academic / Poland
1881Harry Price / Author / United Kingdom
1882Noah Beery / Actor / United States of America
1883Compton Mackenzie / Poet / United Kingdom
1886Glenn L. Martin / Business Man / United States of America
1887Ola Raknes / Psychoanalyst / Norway
1888Babu Gulabrai / Author / India
1897Marcel Petiot / Physician / France
1899Al Capone / Criminal / United States of America
1899Robert Maynard Hutchins / Philosopher / United States of America
1899Nevil Shute / Author / United Kingdom
1901Aron Gurwitsch / Author / United States of America
1904Hem Vejakorn / Painter / Thailand
1905D. R. Kaprekar / Scientist / India
1905Ray Cunningham / Baseball Player / United States of America
1905Peggy Gilbert / Saxophonist / United States of America
1905Eduard Oja / Conductor / Estonia
1905Guillermo Stábile / Footballer / Argentina
1905Jan Zahradníček / Poet / Czech Republic
1907Henk Badings / Composer / Netherlands
1908Cus D'Amato / Boxer / United States of America
1910Prem Mathur / Pilot / India
1911Busher Jackson / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1911John S. McCain Jr. / Army Officer / United States of America
1911George Stigler / Academic / United States of America
1914Anacleto Angelini / Business Man / Italy
1914Irving Brecher / Producer / United States of America
1914Paul Royle / Pilot / Australia
1914William Stafford / Poet / United States of America
1916Peter Frelinghuysen / Politician / United States of America
1917Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran / Politician / Sri Lanka
1917M. G. Ramachandran / Actor / India
1918Keith Joseph / Politician / United Kingdom
1918George M. Leader / Politician / United States of America
1919Desmond T. Doss / Army Officer / United States of America
1920Georges Pichard / Author / France
1921Lorna Cooke deVaron / Educator / United States of America
1921Herbert Ellis / Actor / United States of America
1921Asghar Khan / Politician / Pakistan
1921Antonio Prohías / Cartoonist / Cuba
1922Luis Echeverría / Politician / Mexico
1922Nicholas Katzenbach / Lawyer / United States of America
1922Betty White / Actress / United States of America
1922Tonse Ananth Pai / Economist / India
1923Rangeya Raghav / Author / India
1924Rik De Saedeleer / Footballer / Belgium
1924Jewel Plummer Cobb / Biologist / United States of America
1925Robert Cormier / Author / United States of America
1925Abdul Hafeez Kardar / Cricketer / Pakistan
1925Edgar Ray Killen / Criminal / United States of America
1926Newton N. Minow / Politician / United States of America
1926Moira Shearer / Actress / United Kingdom
1926Clyde Walcott / Cricketer / Barbados
1927Thomas Anthony Dooley III / Physician / United States of America
1927Eartha Kitt / Actress / United States of America
1927Harlan Mathews / Politician / United States of America
1927E. W. Swackhamer / Producer / United States of America
1928Jean Barraqué / Composer / France
1928Vidal Sassoon / Business Man / United Kingdom
1929Jacques Plante / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1929Tan Boon Teik / Politician / Malaysia
1931James Earl Jones / Actor / United States of America
1931Douglas Wilder / Politician / United States of America
1931Don Zimmer / Baseball Player / United States of America
1932Sheree North / Actress / United States of America
1933Dalida / Singer / Egypt
1933Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan / Diplomat / France
1933Shari Lewis / Actress / United States of America
1934Donald Cammell / Writer / United States of America
1935Ruth Ann Minner / Politician / United States of America
1936John Boyd / Academic / United Kingdom
1936A. Thangathurai / Politician / Sri Lanka
1937Alain Badiou / Philosopher / France
1938John Bellairs / Author / United States of America
1938Toini Gustafsson / Skier / Sweden
1939Christodoulos of Athens / Bishop / Greece
1939Maury Povich / Producer / United States of America
1940Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni / Patriarch / Egypt
1940Tabaré Vázquez / Politician / Uruguay
1941István Horthy / Physicist / Hungary
1941Gillian Weir / Educator / United Kingdom
1942Muhammad Ali / Player / United States of America
1942Muhammad Ali / Boxer / United States of America
1942Ita Buttrose / Author / Australia
1942Ulf Hoelscher / Educator / Germany
1942Nigel McCulloch / Bishop / United Kingdom
1942Mohammed Ali / Politician / India
1943Chris Montez / Writer / United States of America
1943René Préval / Politician / Haiti
1944Ann Oakley / Author / United Kingdom
1945Javed Akhtar / Poet / India
1945Anne Cutler / Academic / Australia
1948Davíð Oddsson / Politician / Iceland
1949Anita Borg / Scientist / United States of America
1949Gyude Bryant / Politician / Liberia
1949Augustin Dumay / Violinist / France
1949Andy Kaufman / Actor / United States of America
1949Dick Nanninga / Footballer / Netherlands
1949Mick Taylor / Writer / United Kingdom
1950Luis López Nieves / Author / United States of America
1952Darrell Porter / Baseball Player / United States of America
1952Ryuichi Sakamoto / Pianist / Japan
1953Jeff Berlin / Educator / United States of America
1953Carlos Johnson / Singer / United States of America
1954Robert F. Kennedy / Lawyer / United States of America
1955Steve Earle / Actor / United States of America
1955Pietro Parolin / Cardinal / Italy
1955Steve Javie / Basketball Player / United States of America
1956Damian Green / Politician / United Kingdom
1956Paul Young / Writer / United Kingdom
1957Steve Harvey / Actor / United States of America
1957Ann Nocenti / Author / United States of America
1957Michel Vaarten / Cyclist / Belgium
1958Tony Kouzarides / Researcher / United Kingdom
1959Susanna Hoffs / Writer / United States of America
1960John Crawford / Writer / United States of America
1960Chili Davis / Baseball Player / United States of America
1961Brian Helgeland / Producer / United States of America
1962Jun Azumi / Politician / Japan
1962Jim Carrey / Actor / United States of America
1962Sebastian Junger / Author / United States of America
1963Kai Hansen / Singer / Germany
1964Michelle Fairley / Actress / Ireland
1964Michelle Obama / Lawyer / United States of America
1964John Schuster / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1965Sylvain Turgeon / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1966Trish Johnson / Golfer / United Kingdom
1966Joshua Malina / Actor / United States of America
1967Richard Hawley / Writer / United Kingdom
1968Rowan Pelling / Author / United Kingdom
1968Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer / Poet / Netherlands
1969Naveen Andrews / Actor / United Kingdom
1969Lukas Moodysson / Writer / Sweden
1970Cássio Alves de Barros / Footballer / Brazil
1970Jeremy Roenick / Actor / United States of America
1970Genndy Tartakovsky / Director / United States of America
1971Giorgos Balogiannis / Basketball Player / Greece
1971Richard Burns / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1971Lil Jon / Producer / United States of America
1971Kid Rock / Writer / United States of America
1971Sylvie Testud / Actress / France
1973Cuauhtémoc Blanco / Footballer / Mexico
1973Chris Bowen / Politician / Australia
1973Liz Ellis / Netball Player / Australia
1973Aaron Ward / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1974Yang Chen / Footballer / China
1974Vesko Kountchev / Viola Player / Bulgaria
1974Derrick Mason / Footballer / United States of America
1975Freddy Rodriguez / Actor / United States of America
1978Ricky Wilson / Writer / United Kingdom
1980Maksim Chmerkovskiy / Dancer / United States of America
1980Zooey Deschanel / Actress / United States of America
1980Modestas Stonys / Footballer / Lithuania
1981Warren Feeney / Footballer / Ireland
1982Amanda Wilkinson / Singer / Canada
1982Dwyane Wade / Basketball Player / United States of America
1983Álvaro Arbeloa / Footballer / Spain
1983Johannes Herber / Basketball Player / Germany
1983Rick Kelly / Racing Car Driver / Australia
1983Marcelo Garcia / Artist / Brazil
1984Calvin Harris / Singer / Scotland
1984Karan Trivedi / Actor / India
1985Pablo Barrientos / Footballer / Argentina
1985Betsy Ruth / Wrestler / United States of America
1985Simone Simons / Singer / Netherlands
1987Cody Decker / Baseball Player / United States of America
1988Andrea Antonelli / Motorcycle Racer / Italy
1988Will Genia / Rugby Player / Australia
1988Héctor Moreno / Footballer / Mexico
1989Taylor Jordan / Baseball Player / United States of America
1990Santiago Tréllez / Footballer / Colombia
1991Trevor Bauer / Baseball Player / United States of America
1991Slade Griffin / Rugby Player / Australia
1991Alise Post / Bicycler / United States of America
1994Mark Steketee / Cricketer / Australia
1995Ann Li / Photographer / Philippines
1998Jeff Reine-Adelaide / Footballer / France
1998Sophie Molineux / Cricketer / Australia

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