Famous People Who Died on March 17
Scholar, Military Leader, Political Leader, Emperor / 121 - 180
As Emperor of Rome from 161-180, Marcus Aurelius kept the empire safe from the Parthians and Germans, but is best known for his intellectual pursuits.
Blanche K. Bruce
Educator, Mathematician, Physicist / 1803 - 1853
Austrian physicist Christian Doppler first described the Doppler effect, in reference to the observed frequency of light and sound waves, in the paper "Concerning the Coloured Light of Double Stars."
George F. Kennan
Historian, Diplomat, Academic Author / 1904 - 2005George F. Kennan served as a U.S. diplomat from 1926 to 1953. He wrote a famous Foreign Affairs article, "The Sources of Soviet Conduct," under the pen name Mr. X.
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