Deaths in 2017: Wikipedia
Mário Soares, 92, Portuguese politician, President (1986–1996) and Prime Minister (1976–1978, 1983–1985).
Lech Trzeciakowski, 85, Polish historian.
Jerzy Kossela, 74, Polish guitarist and vocalist (Niebiesko-Czarni, Czerwone Gitary).
Eddie Kamae, 89, American musician (Sons of Hawaii).
Nat Hentoff, 91, American political philosopher, columnist and music critic (The Village Voice, Down Beat).
Refik Erduran, 88, Turkish playwright, columnist and writer.
James Mancham, 77, Seychellois politician, President (1976–1977).