Famous People Who Died on September 17
Civil Rights Activist / 1795 - 1858
Dred Scott was a slave and social activist who served several masters before suing for his freedom. His case made it to the Supreme Court (Dred Scott v. Sandford) prior to the American Civil War.
William Henry Fox Talbot
Film Actor, Television Actor, Painter, Comedian, Radio Personality, Television Personality / 1913 - 1997
Son of a circus clown, Red Skelton was a radio and television comedian and host best known for his emotionally complex routines.
Raden Adjeng Kartini
Governor, U.S. Vice President / 1918 - 1996
Spiro Agnew was twice elected U.S. vice president under Richard Nixon, but resigned from his second term after being charged with bribery, conspiracy and tax fraud.
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profile name: Dred Scott profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist
profile id: 9485657
profile name: Red Skelton profile occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Painter, Comedian, Radio Personality, Television Personality
profile id: 37859
profile name: Raden Adjeng Kartini profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist, Journalist
profile id: 9501484
profile name: William Henry Fox Talbot profile occupation: Photographer, Astronomer, Chemist, Physicist
profile id: 9177292
profile name: Spiro Agnew profile occupation: Governor, U.S. Vice President
profile id: 39076
profile name: Philip IV profile occupation: Military Leader, Political Leader, King
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