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

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
French
Impressionist Painter

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
American
Composer and Pianist

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

Tom ThomsonTom Thomson
Canadian
Artist

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

Emil Adolf von BehringEmil Adolf von Behring
German
German physiologist

Emile DurkheimEmile Durkheim
French
Sociologist & Philosopher
Anton HausAnton Haus
Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian
Naval officer

Theodor KocherTheodor Kocher
Swiss
Surgeon
Maksim BahdanovičMaksim Bahdanovič
Belarusian
Poet

Teresa CarrenoTeresa Carreno
Venezuelan
Singer, Pianist, Composer

Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
American
Missionary, Cleric
George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Officer, Writer

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

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Author, Theologian
Bob FitzsimmonsBob Fitzsimmons
British
Boxer
Dragutin DimitrijevićDragutin Dimitrijević
Serbian
Military officer

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
American
Businessman

Franz BrentanoFranz Brentano
German
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher

Frank GotchFrank Gotch
American
Wrestler
Albert BallAlbert Ball
British
Aviator, Military personnel

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Mackenzie BowellMackenzie Bowell
Canadian
Politician, Entrepreneur, Journalist

Belva Ann LockwoodBelva Ann Lockwood
American
American lawyer

Werner VossWerner Voss
Aviator, Military personnel

Frederick SelousFrederick Selous
British
Explorer
Herbert Beerbohm TreeHerbert Beerbohm Tree
British
Actor

Dave GallaherDave Gallaher
New Zealander
Rugby union player
Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
Submariner

Georges GuynemerGeorges Guynemer
French
Aviator, Military personnel

Noel Godfrey ChavasseNoel Godfrey Chavasse
British
Military physician, Athletics competitor
Léon BloyLéon Bloy
French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,

Ferdinand Georg FrobeniusFerdinand Georg Frobenius
German
Mathematician, University teacher
Octave MirbeauOctave Mirbeau
French
Novelist, playwright, journalist, pamphleteer

Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
British
 

Andrew MurrayAndrew Murray
British, South African
minister

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

John Watson FosterJohn Watson Foster
American
 
Albert RyderAlbert Ryder
Painter

Léon MinkusLéon Minkus
Austrian
 

Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
French
Mathematician

Sir Frederick William BordenFrederick William Borden
Canadian
Politician
William Knox D'ArcyWilliam Knox D'Arcy
British
Entrepreneur