Deaths in 2017: Wikipedia
Richard Hatch, 71, American actor (Battlestar Galactica, The Streets of San Francisco, All My Children), pancreatic cancer.
Ritchie Yorke, 73, Australian music journalist, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Alec McCowen, 91, English actor (A Night to Remember, Frenzy, Gangs of New York).
Neil Gehrels, 64, American astronomer.
Tzvetan Todorov, 77, Bulgarian-French philosopher.
Hans Rosling, 68, Swedish academic, professor of International Health and co-founder of the Gapminder Foundation, pancreatic cancer.
Nilawan Pintong, 101, Thai writer.
Smail Hamdani, 86, Algerian politician, Prime Minister (1998–1999).
Sotsha Dlamini, 76, Swazi politician, Prime Minister (1986–1989), fall.
Svend Asmussen, 100, Danish jazz violinist.