Deaths 2017

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Last modified: 14 March 2021

Deaths in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2017.

* = New

DateNameAgePlace
1 JanuaryAas Kaur (Kapurthala, India)83New Delhi, India
2 JanuaryAustin Prichard-Levy (Yugoslavia)63London, UK
4 JanuaryHubert Count zu Stolberg-Stolberg93München, Germany
5 JanuaryCount Josef Anton von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee66
6 JanuaryOsman Bayezid Osmanoglu, 44th head of the Ottoman royal family93New York, USA
6 JanuaryJoaquín Bertrán Caralt (Hohenlohe-Langenburg)88Madrid, Spain
8 JanuaryFranziska Illing Orsini-Rosenberg (Orsini und Rosenberg)86
13 JanuaryAntony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (UK)86
14 JanuaryPrince Mohammed bin Faisal Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
14 JanuaryCountess Victoria von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg née de Verdugo y Peña80
15 JanuaryThe Kanwar Pratab Singh (Kapurthala, India), also known as Paul Sinclair61UK (?)
16 JanuaryPrincess Monica zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg née Countess Wolff Metternich zur Gracht97Strauweiler Castle, Odenthal, Germany
25 January (executed)Sheikh Faisal Al Abdullah Al Sabah of KuwaitCentral Prison, Kuwait
26 JanuaryKarin von Grumme-Douglas (Bentheim und Steinfurt)87München, Germany
28 JanuarySheikha Sheikha bint Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum of Dubai (UAE)Dubai, UAE
28 JanuaryPrincess Janet Romanoff (Russia) née Schonwald84Cairo, Egypt
28 JanuaryCount Karl von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg81
29 JanuaryPrince Badr bin Mohammed bin Abdurrahman bin Faisal of Saudi Arabia
1 FebruaryPrincess Theodora von Auersperg née Princess zur Lippe-Weissenfeld92
4 FebruaryPrincess Norodom Tavek Norleak of Cambodia89Paris, France
9 FebruaryBeyzade Bülent Osman Bey (Turkey)85 or 87Clinique Rochebrune, Garches, France
14 FebruaryDom Henrique de Bragança, Infante of Portugal, Duke of Coimbra67São José Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
14 February (burial)Prince Mansur bin Fahd bin Abd al-Muhsin bin Jalawi Al Saud of Saudi ArabiaRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
19 FebruaryQueen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho of Tonga90Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
20 FebruaryCount Ernst zu Solms-Laubach78
22 FebruaryGeorg Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg (Leyen)90Haldenwang, Germany
26 FebruaryPrincess al-Bandari bint Nasir bin Abd al-Aziz of Saudi Arabia
9 MarchThe mother of Prince Nawwaf bin Saud bin Abd al-Azis of Saudi Arabia
13 MarchPrince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (Denmark)82Berleburg Castle, Bad Berleburg, Germany
15 MarchPrince Bao Thang of Vietnam73Paris, France
20 MarchPrince Bagrat Bagration-Mukhransky (Georgia)68Marbella, Spain
28 MarchInfanta Doña Alicia, Duchess of Calabria (Two Sicilies) née Princess de Bourbon de Parme99Madrid, Spain
29 MarchSheikh Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, Deputy Ruler of Fujairah (UAE)79
29 MarchSheikh Saad Jaber Al-Athbi Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah of Kuwait52
31 MarchSultan Syarif Abubakar bin Syarif Mahmud bin Sultan Syarif Muhammad Alkadrie, 8th Sultan of Pontianak73RSDU Soedarso Pontianak Hospital, Indonesia
1 AprilSheikha Sheikha bint Mohammad bin Issa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain
3 AprilKiritokia ete Tomairangi Adrianne Gail Paki (Maori)63
10 AprilPrince Saad bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
11 AprilBaron Niclas Silfverschiöld (Sweden)82
12 AprilJean-Claude Dualé (Napoléon)80Paris, France
17 AprilCount Eberhard zu Stolberg-Wernigerode85
24 AprilPrince Nasser bin Sultan bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
30 AprilArchduke Joseph Arpád of Austria84Madrid, Spain
3 MayPrince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia90
* 6 MayPrince Gholamreza Pahlavi (Iran)94Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
23 MayPrince Abdallah bin Faysal bin Turki of Saudi Arabia
3 JunePrincess and Landgravine Oda-Mathilde von Hessen née von Garmissen82
6 JuneFriedrich Karl 9th Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst83Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
13 JuneJan von Haeften (partner of Tatiana Princess von Hessen née Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg)85
14 JuneMarguerite Luce-Bailly de Chevigny née Duchess von Württemberg88Paris, France
15 JuneSheikha Azza bint Majed bin Nasser Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
19 JuneCountess Elisabeth Hunyady née Countess von Neipperg96
20 JuneAlfons Count von Coreth zu Coredo und Starkenberg (Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn)87Salzburg, Austria
30 JuneHanuwant Singh Malvinder Bahadur, the 9th titular Maharaja of Nadha68Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
8 JulyHorst Dierkes (Waldeck und Pyrmont)78
9 JulyFriedrich August Duke von Oldenburg81Meran(o), Italy
10 JulyCountess Maria Immaculata zu Toerring-Jettenbach née Freiin Waldbott von Bassenheim95
13 JulyPrincess Barbara de Lobkowicz née Countess d’Ursel60Uccle, Belgium
* 13 JulyCountess Maria Andrea zu Stolberg-Stolberg95Salzburg, Austria
13 JulyPrince Abdul Rahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia86
17 JulySahibzadi Saida Begum Sahiba of Hyderabad67Hyderabad, India
19 JulyPrince Charles de Croÿ66Uccle, Belgium
20 JulyTakenori Kaya (Japan)74
23 JulyCount Ludwig von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee82
24 JulyRajmata Mohinder Kaur (Patiala, India)94New Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, India
25 JulyYousra Osmanoglu (Turkey)91Hospital, Damascus, Syria
JulyPrince Ehsan Ullah of Afghanistan90Switzerland
JulyPrince John Brooks Lobkowicz60Prague, Czechia
* 5 AugustPrince Albrecht von und zu Liechtenstein, Baron von Landskron77Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, France
6 AugustKanwar Vishwajit Prithvijit Singh (Kapurthala, India)Escorts Hospital, New Delhi, India
8 August (burial)Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah bin Turki Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
16 AugustPrince Bandar bin Fahd bin Sa’d of Saudi Arabia
2 SeptemberRaimund Adalbert Count zu Erbach-Fürstenau66Bad König, Germany
2 September (discovery of remains)Ali Raza (Oudh/Awadh, India)58Malcha Mahal Palace, Delhi, India
11 SeptemberAbdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, The Sultan of Kedah, 5th and 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia89
11 SeptemberChristoph Pudelko (Lippe)85Bonn, Germany
13 SeptemberCountess Margerita Madeleine “Margret” von Schönborn née Gschwind80
17 SeptemberPrince Johannes von Auersperg “John”87Vancouver, BC, Canada
21 SeptemberFriedrich-Karl Bunn (Ysenburg und Büdingen)83
23 SeptemberPrincess Stephanie Margarita zu Leiningen58Frankfurt am Main, Germany
3 OctoberRaja Puan Besar Perak, Raja Nor Mahani Raja Shahar Shah (Perak, Malaysia)74Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
* 4 OctoberComtesse Joachim de Pierre de Bernis Calvière (Croÿ)99Boisset-et-Gaujac, Gard, France
13 OctoberCountess Eleonore von Matuschka née Countess von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee78Bonn, Germany
31 OctoberSheikha Nora bint Ali bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman
31 OctoberSergio de Figueroa y Tagle (Lippe-Weissenfeld)94
4 NovemberLila Kawananakoa (Hawaii)92Ajijíc, Mexico
5 NovemberPrincess Dona Isabel de Orleans e Bragança (Brazil)73Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5 November (helicopter crash)Prince Mansour bin Muqrin of Saudi Arabia43Asir Province, Saudi Arabia
8 NovemberEva von Foglar-Deinhardstein (Schönburg-Hartenstein)88
26 NovemberPrincess Julia Yi of Korea née Mullock89Hawaii, USA
5 DecemberKing Mihai I of Romania96Aubonne, Switzerland
11 DecemberPrincess Ursula Helene zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen-Bissel79Erlangen, Germany
22 December (?)Princess Al Anood bint Meta’ab bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
23 DecemberMunenori Kaya (Japan)82
25 DecemberPrincess Helene of Bavaria née Countess von Khevenhüller-Metsch96Bad Hindelang, Germany
25 DecemberPrince Philip Lobkowicz56USA
26 DecemberCount Ferdinand von Colloredo-Mansfeld78USA
31 DecemberFrançois, Count of Clermont (France)56Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France
Exact date unknownArchduchess Claudia of Austria (Tuscany)87
Exact date unknownCountess Jutta von Platen-Hallermund née Hahn91