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

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
American
Composer and Pianist

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
French
Impressionist Painter

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
French
Sculptor

LiliʻuokalaniLiliʻuokalani
American
Queen of the Hawaiian Kingdom

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
American
Military Leader
Tom ThomsonTom Thomson
Canadian
Artist

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

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

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

Bob FitzsimmonsBob Fitzsimmons
British, American
Boxer

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
German
Inventor
Edward Burnett TylorEdward Burnett Tylor
British
Anthropologist

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Author, Theologian
Franz BrentanoFranz Brentano
German
Philosopher, Psychologist, University teacher

Frank GotchFrank Gotch
American
Wrestler

Dragutin DimitrijevićDragutin Dimitrijević
Serbian
Military officer
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of CromerEvelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer
British
Statesman

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Noel Godfrey ChavasseNoel Godfrey Chavasse
British
Military physician, Athletics competitor
Albert BallAlbert Ball
British
Aviator, Military personnel

Diamond Jim BradyDiamond Jim Brady
American
Businessman

Werner VossWerner Voss
Aviator, Military personnel

Frederick SelousFrederick Selous
British
Explorer
Walther SchwiegerWalther Schwieger
Submariner
Mackenzie BowellMackenzie Bowell
Canadian, British
Politician

Herbert Beerbohm TreeHerbert Beerbohm Tree
British
Actor

Belva Ann LockwoodBelva Ann Lockwood
American
American lawyer

Georges GuynemerGeorges Guynemer
French
French Pilot
Léon BloyLéon Bloy
French
Writer, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Novelist,

Radomir PutnikRadomir Putnik
Serbian
General

Octave MirbeauOctave Mirbeau
French
Novelist, playwright, journalist, pamphleteer

Ferdinand Georg FrobeniusFerdinand Georg Frobenius
German
Mathematician, University teacher

William Henry MoodyWilliam Henry Moody
American
Jurist
John Nevil MaskelyneJohn Nevil Maskelyne
British
Magician

Dave GallaherDave Gallaher
New Zealander
Rugby union player
Franklin Benjamin SanbornFranklin Benjamin Sanborn
American
Journalist

Richard OlneyRichard Olney
American
Statesman

William E. ChandlerWilliam E. Chandler
American
Lawyer
Boris StürmerBoris Stürmer
Russian
Lawyer

José Enrique RodóJosé Enrique Rodó
Uruguayan
Essayist
Leone Sextus TollemacheLeone Sextus Tollemache
British
 

Fernand LaboriFernand Labori
French
Attorney

Edward Miner GallaudetEdward Miner Gallaudet
American
Educator

Madge SyersMadge Syers
British
Figure Skater

Irving Wightman ColburnIrving Wightman Colburn
American
Inventor
Nikolay DukhoninNikolay Dukhonin
Russian
General

Richard McBrideRichard McBride
Canadian
Politician

Sergei ZubatovSergei Zubatov
Russian
Police officer

Frano SupiloFrano Supilo
Croatian
Politician
Stephen LuceStephen Luce
American
Navy admiral

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

Paul MeyerPaul Meyer
French
Philologist

Matthijs MarisMatthijs Maris
Dutch
Painter
Talbot Mercer PapineauTalbot Mercer Papineau
Belgian, Canadian
Lawyer, Military personnel

Philotheos BryenniosPhilotheos Bryennios
Turkish
Theologian
Francesca AlexanderFrancesca Alexander
American
Illustrator

Hiram ConibearHiram Conibear
American
Coach

William John CourthopeWilliam John Courthope
British
Writer
Ivan Logginovich GoremykinIvan Logginovich Goremykin
Russian
Politician

Henri-Émile BazinHenri-Émile Bazin
French
Engineer
John Watson FosterJohn Watson Foster
American
 

Albert RyderAlbert Ryder
Painter

Léon MinkusLéon Minkus
Austrian
 

T.E. HulmeT.E. Hulme
British
Critic and poet
Mendele Moykher SforimMendele Moykher Sforim
Russian
Author
Jean-Gaston DarbouxJean-Gaston Darboux
French
Mathematician

Jakob MessikomerJakob Messikomer
Swiss
Archaeologist

Ernst BassermannErnst Bassermann
German
Politician

Sir Leander Starr Jameson, BaronetSir Leander Starr Jameson, Baronet
British, Scottish
Politician
Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of ElginVictor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin
Canadian, British
Government Official

William Knox D'ArcyWilliam Knox D'Arcy
British
Entrepreneur