Famous People Who Died In 1947

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1947. This list includes people like Al Capone, Aleister Crowley, Black Dahlia, Henry Ford, Bugsy Siegel and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, soldiers, philosophers and artists who died in 1947. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & France and many more countries.

Black DahliaBlack Dahlia
(Actress)

29 July 1924

American

Al CaponeAl Capone
(Gangster)

17 January 1899

American

Henry FordHenry Ford
(Businessman)

30 July 1863

American

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley

12 October 1875

British

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
(Mobster)

28 February 1906

American

Max PlanckMax Planck
(Physicist)

23 April 1858

German

William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
(Psychologist)

09 May 1893

American

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
(Former British Prime Minister)

03 August 1867

British

G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy
(Mathematician)

07 February 1877

British

Willa CatherWilla Cather
(Author)

07 December 1873

American

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

15 February 1861

British,American

Fiorello H. La GuardiaFiorello H. La Guardia
(99th Mayor of New York City)

11 December 1882

American

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Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
(Women’s Rights Activists)

09 January 1859

American

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
(Physicist)

07 June 1862

German

Grace MooreGrace Moore
(Opera Singer & Actress)

05 December 1898

American

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
(Philosopher, Educator)

02 April 1862

American

General Aung SanGeneral Aung San
(Politician)

13 February 1915

Burmese

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
(English biochemist)

20 June 1861

British

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Frances ClevelandFrances Cleveland
(Former First Lady of the United States)

21 July 1864

American

Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
(Military Leader)

25 November 1901

German

Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
(Numismatist, Politician)

11 November 1869

Italian

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
(business magnate)

11 January 1856

British

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
(Painter, Sculptor, Engraver, Graphic artist)

03 October 1867

French

Christian X of DenmarkChristian X of Denmark
(King)

26 September 1870

Danish

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Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
(entrepreneur, engineer, racecar driver)

15 September 1882

French,Italian

Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
(Psychologist, University teacher)

09 September 1890

German,Polish,American

George II of GreeceGeorge II of Greece
(King of Greece)

20 July 1890

Greek

Aung SanAung San
(Politician, Military personnel)

13 February 1915

Burmese

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
(entrepreneur)

1861 AD

American

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
(Politician)

13 October 1887

Slovak

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Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
(Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer, Archaeologist, Poet, Diplomat)

09 October 1874

Russian

K. L. SaigalK. L. Saigal
(Actor, Singer)

11 April 1904

Indian

Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer, Film editor)

29 January 1892

German,American

Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
(Painter, Art forger, Restorer)

10 October 1889

Irving FisherIrving Fisher
(Economist, Statistician)

27 February 1867

American

Philippe Leclerc de HauteclocquePhilippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
(Military personnel)

22 November 1902

French

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Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
(Explorer, Writer)

11 May 1861

American

R. B. BennettR. B. Bennett
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat)

03 July 1870

Canadian

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
(philosopher, writer)

04 March 1878

Russian

Ananda CoomaraswamyAnanda Coomaraswamy
(Art historian, Philosopher, Mythographer)

22 August 1877

Sri Lankan

Victor HortaVictor Horta
(Architect)

06 January 1861

Belgian

Hans FalladaHans Fallada
(Writer, Novelist, Children's writer)

21 July 1893

German

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Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
(Sociologist, University teacher, Writer)

27 March 1893

German,Hungarian,British

Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
(Officer)

26 January 1887

American

Friedrich Wilhelm KritzingerFriedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger
(Politician, Jurist)

14 April 1890

German

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
(Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument maker)

30 April 1885

Italian

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
(Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic, Pianist)

09 August 1874

French,Venezuelan

Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
(Jurist, Lawyer)

19 April 1868

American

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Franz Xaver SchwarzFranz Xaver Schwarz
(Politician)

27 November 1875

German

Herbert BackeHerbert Backe
(Politician)

01 May 1896

German

Pyotr KrasnovPyotr Krasnov
(writer, officer, historian)

10 September 1869

Russian

Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz

14 October 1898

German

Joseph CookJoseph Cook
(politician, diplomat, trade unionist)

07 December 1860

Australian

Albert MarquetAlbert Marquet
(Painter, Writer)

27 March 1875

French

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Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella
(Composer, Conductor, Pianist)

25 July 1883

Italian

W. I. ThomasW. I. Thomas
(Sociologist, Writer)

13 August 1863

American

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
(Poet, Writer, Civil servant)

02 August 1862

Canadian

Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
(Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer)

26 August 1885

French

Bert KalmarBert Kalmar
(Lyricist, Songwriter, Screenwriter)

10 February 1884

American

Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.

04 September 1894

Filipino

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Ian Standish Monteith HamiltonIan Standish Monteith Hamilton
(Military personnel)

16 January 1853

British

Som Nath SharmaSom Nath Sharma

31 January 1923

Indian

Halford John MackinderHalford John Mackinder
(Geographer, academic, politician)

15 February 1861

British

Jimmy DoyleJimmy Doyle
(boxer)

01 August 1924

American

Anna WickhamAnna Wickham
(Poet)

1884 AD

British

Anton Ivanovich DenikinAnton Ivanovich Denikin
(General)

16 December 1872

American

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Nicholas M. ButlerNicholas M. Butler
(American philosopher)

02 April 1862

American

Baroness Emma OrczyBaroness Emma Orczy

23 September 1865

Hungarian

Richard B. BennettRichard B. Bennett
(Prime Minister,politician)

03 July 1870

Canadian

James Evershed AgateJames Evershed Agate

09 September 1877

British

Kōda RohanKōda Rohan
(Novelist, Writer, Literary critic)

23 July 1867

Japanese

Kōtarō NakamuraKōtarō Nakamura
(Military personnel)

28 August 1881

Japanese

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Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
(Politician, Jurist, Lawyer)

28 January 1885

Polish

Yūzō MatsuyamaYūzō Matsuyama
(Military personnel)

01 February 1889

Japanese