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

Emile DurkheimEmile Durkheim
French
Sociologist & Philosopher

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
American
Composer and Pianist

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
French
Impressionist Painter

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
French
Sculptor

Tom ThomsonTom Thomson
Canadian
Artist

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader
Emil Adolf von BehringEmil Adolf von Behring
German
German physiologist

Elizabeth Garrett AndersonElizabeth Garrett Anderson
British
Mayor of Aldeburgh

Frances Xavier CabriniFrances Xavier Cabrini
Italian, American
Nun

Adolf von BaeyerAdolf von Baeyer
German
Chemist

Andrew Taylor StillAndrew Taylor Still
American
Physician
Teresa CarrenoTeresa Carreno
Venezuelan
Singer, Pianist, Composer

Theodor KocherTheodor Kocher
Swiss
Surgeon

Eduard BuchnerEduard Buchner
German
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

Anton HausAnton Haus
Austrian, Croatian, Slovenian
Naval officer
Maksim BahdanovičMaksim Bahdanovič
Belarusian
Poet

Princess Louise Margaret of PrussiaPrincess Louise Margaret of Prussia
German
Aristocrat
L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Edward Burnett TylorEdward Burnett Tylor
British
Anthropologist

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
German
Inventor
Edward ThomasEdward Thomas
British
Poet

Bob FitzsimmonsBob Fitzsimmons
British, American
Boxer
Prince Christian of Schleswig-HolsteinPrince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein
German
Prince

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Author, Theologian

Dragutin DimitrijevićDragutin Dimitrijević
Serbian
Military officer
Frank GotchFrank Gotch
American
Wrestler

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Andrew MurrayAndrew Murray
British, South African
minister
Franz BrentanoFranz Brentano
German
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of CromerEvelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer
British
Statesman

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
American
Businessman

Albert BallAlbert Ball
British
Aviator, Military personnel
Werner VossWerner Voss
Aviator, Military personnel
Sir Leander Starr Jameson, BaronetSir Leander Starr Jameson, Baronet
British, Scottish
Politician

Frederick SelousFrederick Selous
British
Explorer

William Knox D'ArcyWilliam Knox D'Arcy
British
Entrepreneur

Herbert Beerbohm TreeHerbert Beerbohm Tree
British
Actor
Mackenzie BowellMackenzie Bowell
Canadian, British
Politician

Noel Godfrey ChavasseNoel Godfrey Chavasse
British
Military physician, Athletics competitor

Georges GuynemerGeorges Guynemer
French
French Pilot

Hugo SimbergHugo Simberg
Finnish
Painter

Belva Ann LockwoodBelva Ann Lockwood
American
American lawyer
Berenger SauniereBerenger Sauniere
French
Priest

Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
Submariner
Ivan Logginovich GoremykinIvan Logginovich Goremykin
Russian
Politician

Léon BloyLéon Bloy
French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,

Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of ElginVictor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin
Canadian, British
Government Official
Edouard DrumontEdouard Drumont
French
Journalist

Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
Serbian
General
Léon MinkusLéon Minkus
Austrian
 

Octave MirbeauOctave Mirbeau
French
Novelist, playwright, journalist, pamphleteer

Ferdinand Georg FrobeniusFerdinand Georg Frobenius
German
Mathematician

Albert Pinkham RyderAlbert Pinkham Ryder
American
Painter

John Nevil MaskelyneJohn Nevil Maskelyne
British
Magician
T.E. HulmeT.E. Hulme
British
Critic

Carolus-DuranCarolus-Duran
French
Painter

Boris StürmerBoris Stürmer
Russian
Lawyer

John Watson FosterJohn W. Foster
American
Politician
Franklin Benjamin SanbornFranklin Benjamin Sanborn
American
Journalist

William Henry MoodyWilliam Henry Moody
American
Jurist
Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
British
 

Richard OlneyRichard Olney
American
Statesman

José Enrique RodóJosé Enrique Rodó
Uruguayan
Essayist
Dave GallaherDave Gallaher
New Zealander
Rugby union player

Edward Miner GallaudetEdward Miner Gallaudet
American
Educator
Prince Friedrich Karl of PrussiaPrince Friedrich Karl of Prussia
German
Show jumper

Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
French
Mathematician

Tringe SmajliTringe Smajli
Albanian
Fighter
Mendele Moykher SforimMendele Moykher Sforim
Russian
Author

William E. ChandlerWilliam E. Chandler
American
Lawyer
Eufemio ZapataEufemio Zapata
Mexican
Revolutionary

Fernand LaboriFernand Labori
French
Attorney

Sergei ZubatovSergei Zubatov
Russian
Police officer

Madge SyersMadge Syers
British
Figure Skater
Talbot Mercer PapineauTalbot Mercer Papineau
Belgian, Canadian
Lawyer, Military personnel
Nikolay DukhoninNikolay Dukhonin
Russian
General

Frano SupiloFrano Supilo
Croatian
Politician

Richard McBrideRichard McBride
Canadian
Politician

Stephen LuceStephen Luce
American
Navy admiral
Philotheos BryenniosPhilotheos Bryennios
Turkish
Theologian

Matthijs MarisMatthijs Maris
Dutch
Painter

Ernst BassermannErnst Bassermann
German
Politician

Frederick William BordenFrederick William Borden
Canadian
Politician

Paul MeyerPaul Meyer
French
Philologist
Francesca AlexanderFrancesca Alexander
American
Illustrator

William John CourthopeWilliam John Courthope
British
Writer
Irving Wightman ColburnIrving Wightman Colburn
American
Inventor

Hiram ConibearHiram Conibear
American
Coach
Henri-Émile BazinHenri-Émile Bazin
French
Engineer
Jakob MessikomerJakob Messikomer
Swiss
Archaeologist