Famous People Who Died In 1917

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1917. This list includes people like Mata Hari, Buffalo Bill, Edgar Degas, Dadabhai Naoroji, Auguste Rodin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, aviators, artists and journalists who died in 1917. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Germany and many more countries.

Mata HariMata Hari
Dutch
Dutch exotic dancer
Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill
American
Hunter

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
French
Sculptor

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
American
Composer and Pianist

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
French
Impressionist Painter

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader
Tom ThomsonTom Thomson
Canadian
Artist

Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
Italian, American
Nun
Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
British
Mayor of Aldeburgh

Adolf von BaeyerAdolf von Baeyer
German
Chemist

Andrew Taylor StillAndrew Taylor Still
American
Physician

Eduard BuchnerEduard Buchner
German
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Emile DurkheimEmile Durkheim
French
Sociologist & Philosopher
Emil Adolf von BehringEmil Adolf von Behring
German
German physiologist

Anton HausAnton Haus
Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian
Naval officer

Theodor KocherTheodor Kocher
Swiss
Surgeon

Teresa CarrenoTeresa Carreno
Venezuelan
Singer, Pianist, Composer
Maksim BahdanovičMaksim Bahdanovič
Belarusian
Poet

LiliuokalaniLiliuokalani
American
Monarch
L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Edward Burnett TylorEdward Burnett Tylor
British
Anthropologist

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
German
Aviator, Officer, Balloonist
Bob FitzsimmonsBob Fitzsimmons
British
Boxer

Dragutin DimitrijevićDragutin Dimitrijević
Serbian
Military officer
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Author, Theologian

Frank GotchFrank Gotch
American
Wrestler

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
American
Businessman
Albert BallAlbert Ball
British
Aviator, Military personnel

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Franz BrentanoFranz Brentano
German
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher
Werner VossWerner Voss
Aviator, Military personnel

Mackenzie BowellMackenzie Bowell
Canadian
Politician, Entrepreneur, Journalist

Frederick SelousFrederick Selous
British
Explorer

Belva Ann LockwoodBelva Ann Lockwood
American
American lawyer
Léon BloyLéon Bloy
French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,
Herbert Beerbohm TreeHerbert Beerbohm Tree
British
Actor

Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
Submariner

Noel Godfrey ChavasseNoel Godfrey Chavasse
British
Military physician, Athletics competitor

Georges GuynemerGeorges Guynemer
French
Aviator, Military personnel
Franklin Benjamin SanbornFranklin Benjamin Sanborn
American
Journalist

Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
Serbian
General

Richard OlneyRichard Olney
American
Statesman

Ferdinand Georg FrobeniusFerdinand Georg Frobenius
German
Mathematician, University teacher

John Nevil MaskelyneJohn Nevil Maskelyne
British
Magician
Octave MirbeauOctave Mirbeau
French
Novelist, playwright, journalist, pamphleteer

Boris StürmerBoris Stürmer
Russian
Lawyer
José Enrique RodóJosé Enrique Rodó
Uruguayan
Essayist

Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
British
 

Dave GallaherDave Gallaher
New Zealander
Rugby union player
Edward Miner GallaudetEdward Miner Gallaudet
American
Educator

Sir Frederick William BordenFrederick William Borden
Canadian
Politician
Andrew MurrayAndrew Murray
British, South African
minister

Talbot Mercer PapineauTalbot Mercer Papineau
Belgian, Canadian
Lawyer, Military personnel

Ivan Logginovich GoremykinIvan Logginovich Goremykin
Russian
Politician

John Watson FosterJohn Watson Foster
American
 

Albert RyderAlbert Ryder
Painter
Léon MinkusLéon Minkus
Austrian
 

T.E. HulmeT.E. Hulme
British
Critic and poet

Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
French
Mathematician

William Knox D'ArcyWilliam Knox D'Arcy
British
Entrepreneur