According to Gregory calendar, on May 17, the day number in a year is 138 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 139. Find List of Famous People Born on May 17 in India and the World: Here you can find the names of famous people born on May 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 May 17 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country/Lived
1155Jien / Poet / Japan
1551Martin Delrio / Occultist / Belgium
1568Anna Vasa of Sweden / Princess / Sweden
1682Bartholomew Roberts / Pirate / United Kingdom
1706Andreas Felix von Oefele / Historian / Germany
1718Robert Darcy / Politician / United Kingdom
1732Francesco Pasquale Ricci / Violinist / Italy
1743Seth Warner / Colonel / United States of America
1749Edward Jenner / Physician / United Kingdom
1758Sir John St Aubyn / Politician / United Kingdom
1768Henry Paget / Politician / United Kingdom
1794Anna Brownell Jameson / Author / United Kingdom
1818Ezra Otis Kendall / Astronomer / United States of America
1821Sebastian Kneipp / Priest / Germany
1835Thomas McIlwraith / Politician / Australia
1836Virginie Loveling / Poet / Belgium
1836Wilhelm Steinitz / Chess Player / United States of America
1845Jacint Verdaguer / Poet / Spain
1860Martin Kukučín / Author / Slovakia
1860Charlotte Barnum / Activist / United States of America
1863Léon Gérin / Lawyer / Canada
1864Louis Richardet / Target Shooter / Switzerland
1864Ante Trumbić / Politician / Croatia
1866Erik Satie / Painist / France
1868Horace Elgin Dodge / Business Man / United States of America
1868Panagis Tsaldaris / Politician / Greece
1870Newton Moore / Politician / Australia
1873Henri Barbusse / Journalist / France
1873Dorothy Richardson / Author / United Kingdom
1874George Sheldon / Diver / United States of America
1882Karl Burman / Architect / Estonia
1886Alfonso XIII of Spain / Monarch / Spain
1888Tich Freeman / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1889Dorothy Gibson / Actress / United States of America
1891Napoleon Zervas / Politician / Greece
1895Saul Adler / Captain / Belarus
1895Reinhold Saulmann / Sprinter / Estonia
1897Odd Hassel / Chemist / Norway
1898A. J. Casson / Painter / Canada
1899Carmen de Icaza / Writer / Spain
1901Werner Egk / Pianist / Germany
1903Cool Papa Bell / Baseball Player / United States of America
1904Marie-Anne Desmarest / Author / France
1906Zinka Milanov / Educator / United States of America
1909Julius Sumner Miller / Academic / United States of America
1911Lisa Fonssagrives / Model / United States of America
1911Maureen O'Sullivan / Actress / United States of America
1912Archibald Cox / Politician / United States of America
1912Ace Parker / Baseball Player / United States of America
1912Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner / Inventor / United States of America
1913Hans Ruesch / Author / Switzerland
1914Robert N. Thompson / Politician / United States of America
1918Birgit Nilsson / Soprano / Sweden
1919Antonio Aguilar / Writer / Mexico
1919Merle Miller / Author / United States of America
1919Gustav Naan / Philosopher / Russia
1920Harry Männil / Business Man / Estonia
1921Dennis Brain / Composer / United Kingdom
1921Bob Merrill / Writer / United States of America
1922Jean Rédélé / Racing Car Driver / France
1923Michael Beetham / Pilot / United Kingdom
1923Anthony Eyton / Painter / United Kingdom
1924Roy Bentley / Footballer / United Kingdom
1924Francis Tombs / Politician / United Kingdom
1926David Ogilvy / Politician / United Kingdom
1926Dietmar Schönherr / Actor / Austria
1926Franz Sondheimer / Academic / United Kingdom
1929Branko Zebec / Footballer / Yugoslavia
1931Marshall Applewhite / Religious Leader / United States of America
1932Rodric Braithwaite / Soldier / United Kingdom
1932Peter Burge / Cricketer / Australia
1933Yelena Gorchakova / Javelin Thrower / Russia
1934Friedrich-Wilhelm Kiel / Politician / Germany
1934Earl Morrall / Footballer / United States of America
1934Ronald Wayne / Scientist / United States of America
1935Dennis Potter / Actor / United Kingdom
1936Dennis Hopper / Actor / United States of America
1937Hazel R. O'Leary / Politician / United States of America
1938Jason Bernard / Actor / United States of America
1938Pervis Jackson / Singer / United States of America
1939Hugh Dykes / Politician / United Kingdom
1939Gary Paulsen / Author / United States of America
1940Alan Kay / Scientist / United States of America
1940Reynato Puno / Lawyer / Philippines
1941David Cope / Author / United States of America
1941Ben Nelson / Politician / United States of America
1942Taj Mahal / Writer / United States of America
1943Johnny Warren / Footballer / Australia
1944Jesse Winchester / Writer / United States of America
1944Priti Sengupta / Writer / India
1945B.S. Chandrasekhar / Cricketer / India
1945Tony Roche / Tennis Player / Australia
1946Udo Lindenberg / Singer / Germany
1947Stephen Platten / Bishop / United Kingdom
1948Dick Gaughan / Singer / Scotland
1949Bill Bruford / Writer / United Kingdom
1949Keith / Singer / United States of America
1950Howard Ashman / Composer / United States of America
1950Keith Bradley / Politician / United Kingdom
1950Janez Drnovšek / Politician / Slovenia
1950Alan Johnson / Politician / United Kingdom
1950Valeriya Novodvorskaya / Politician / Russia
1951Simon Hughes / Politician / United Kingdom
1952Howard Hampton / Politician / Canada
1954Michael Roberts / Jockey / South Africa
1955Bill Paxton / Actor / United States of America
1955David Townsend / Writer / United States of America
1956Sugar Ray Leonard / Boxer / United States of America
1956Annise Parker / Politician / United States of America
1956Bob Saget / Actor / United States of America
1956Dave Sim / Author / Canada
1957Pascual Pérez / Baseball Player / Dominican Republic
1958Paul Di'Anno / Writer / United Kingdom
1959Marcelo Loffreda / Rugby Player / Argentina
1960Lou DiBella / Actor / United States of America
1960Simon Fuller / Producer / United Kingdom
1961Enya / Singer / Ireland
1961Jamil Azzaoui / Singer / Canada
1961Justin King / Business Man / United Kingdom
1962Lise Lyng Falkenberg / Author / Denmark
1962Andrew Farrar / Rugby Player / Australia
1962Craig Ferguson / Actor / United States of America
1962Jane Moore / Author / United Kingdom
1962Rosalind Picard / Scientist / United States of America
1963Jon Koncak / Basketball Player / United States of America
1963Page McConnell / Writer / United States of America
1963John David Jackson / Player / United States of America
1964Stratos Apostolakis / Footballer / Greece
1964Mauro Martini / Racing Car Driver / Italy
1964Menno Oosting / Tennis Player / Netherlands
1965Trent Reznor / Writer / United States of America
1965Jeremy Vine / Author / United Kingdom
1966Qusay Hussein / Politician / Iraq
1966Mark Kratzmann / Tennis Player / Australia
1966Danny Manning / Basketball Player / United States of America
1966Gilles Quénéhervé / Sprinter / France
1967Mohamed Nasheed / Politician / Maldives
1968Dave Abbruzzese / Writer / United States of America
1969Keith Hill / Footballer / United Kingdom
1970Hubert Davis / Basketball Player / United States of America
1970Jordan Knight / Actor / United States of America
1970Matt Lindland / Wrestler / United States of America
1970René Vilbre / Writer / Estonia
1971Mark Connors / Rugby Player / Australia
1971Shaun Hart / Footballer / Australia
1973Josh Homme / Writer / United States of America
1974Andrea Corr / Singer / Ireland
1974Eddie Lewis / Footballer / United States of America
1975Alex Wright / Wrestler / Germany
1976Kandi Burruss / Writer / United States of America
1976Shayne Dunley / Rugby Player / Australia
1976José Guillén / Baseball Player / United States of America
1976Daniel Komen / Runner / Kenya
1976Wang Leehom / Writer / United States of America
1976Mayte Martínez / Runner / Spain
1978John Foster / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Paddy Kenny / Footballer / United Kingdom
1978Carlos Peña / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Magdalena Zděnovcová / Tennis Player / Czech Republic
1979David Jarolím / Footballer / Czech Republic
1979Wayne Thomas / Footballer / United Kingdom
1980Davor Džalto / Historian / Bosnia and Herzegovina
1980Fredrik Kessiakoff / Cyclist / Sweden
1981Beñat Albizuri / Cyclist / Spain
1981Leon Osman / Footballer / United Kingdom
1981Chris Skidmore / Politician / United Kingdom
1981Giannis Taralidis / Footballer / Greece
1982Matt Cassel / Footballer / United States of America
1982Dan Hardy / Martial Artist / United Kingdom
1982Reiko Nakamura / Swimmer / Japan
1982Tony Parker / Basketball Player / United States of America
1982Chloe Smith / Politician / United Kingdom
1983Channing Frye / Basketball Player / United States of America
1983Chris Henry / Footballer / United States of America
1983Nicky Hofs / Footballer / Netherlands
1983Kevin Kingston / Rugby Player / Australia
1983Jeremy Sowers / Baseball Player / United States of America
1984Christian Bolaños / Footballer / Costa Rica
1984Christine Ohuruogu / Runner / United Kingdom
1984Christine Robinson / Water Polo Player / Canada
1985Teófilo Gutiérrez / Footballer / Colombia
1985Derek Hough / Actor / United States of America
1985Christine Nesbitt / Speed Skater / Canada
1985Todd Redmond / Baseball Player / United States of America
1985Matt Ryan / Footballer / United States of America
1986Marius Činikas / Footballer / Lithuania
1986Timo Simonlatser / Skier / Estonia
1986Jodie Taylor / Footballer / United Kingdom
1987Charmy Kaur / Actress / India
1987Edvald Boasson Hagen / Cyclist / Norway
1987Aleandro Rosi / Footballer / Italy
1988Nikki Reed / Actress / United States of America
1988Jennison Myrie-Williams / Footballer / United Kingdom
1989Mose Masoe / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1989Rain Raadik / Basketball Player / Estonia
1989Tessa Virtue / Dancer / Canada
1990Fabian Giefer / Footballer / Germany
1990Charlie Gubb / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1990Katrina Hart / Runner / United Kingdom
1990Guido Pella / Tennis Player / Argentina
1991Johanna Konta / Tennis Player / United Kingdom

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