Newsmakers who died in 2017

Michael Bueza
Newsmakers who died in 2017
Many prominent – and infamous – personalities in news, politics, business, sports, and showbiz have passed away in 2017

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – In 2017, we bid goodbye to many personalities who had made headlines in their respective fields, whether good or bad.

A lot of them are icons and stalwarts in politics, business, sports, and showbiz.

Some in this list were victims of merciless killings, while two of them were leaders of  the Marawi siege.

In the gallery below, surnames or screen names are arranged in alphabetical order. Click on a photo to read more. In the pop-up window that appears, click the arrow to the left or right of the photo to navigate through the gallery, or click on a specific name to read the article about a newsmaker.



Abad



Aboitiz



Alonso



Arnaiz



Asistio



Aytona



Batolbatol



Bolado



Borlaza



Calvento



Carbonell



Castillo



Claro



Consunji



Cruz



Dalog



Datumanong



De Guzman



Delos Santos



Enverga



Espina



Estrada-Kalaw



Granada



Hapilon and Maute



Hernandez



Herrera



Herrera



Intengan



Jimenez



Lee



Lopez



Lorenzo



Malang’



Noel



Orlina



Paez



Parojinog



Planas



Portes



Pueblos



Que



Quisumbing



Ramos-Shahani



Rivera



Romero



Sulaiman



SyCip



Taruc



Tizon



Tolentino



Topacio



Torres



Vasquez



Vidal



Villa



Villaluz



Yuchengco



Zabala


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Michael Bueza

Michael is a data curator under Rappler's Tech Team. He works on data about elections, governance, and the budget. He also follows the Philippine pro wrestling scene and the WWE. Michael is also part of the Laffler Talk podcast trio.