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.

Al CaponeAl Capone
American
Gangster
Black DahliaBlack Dahlia
American
Actress

Henry FordHenry Ford
American
Businessman

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
American
Mobster

Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
German
Nazi War Criminal
William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist

Max PlanckMax Planck
German
Physicist

Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy
Frances ClevelandFrances Cleveland
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
British
Former British Prime Minister
Willa CatherWilla Cather
American
Author

G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy
British
Mathematician

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

George II of GreeceGeorge II of Greece
Greek
King of Greece

Christian XChristian X
Danish
King of Denmark
Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Josh GibsonJosh Gibson
American
Baseball Player

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
American
Women’s Rights Activists

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
German
Physicist
Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

Grace MooreGrace Moore
American
Opera Singer & Actress
Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
American
Philosopher, Educator

Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
British
English biochemist

General Aung SanGeneral Aung San
Burmese
Politician
Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
British
business magnate

K. L. SaigalK. L. Saigal
Indian
Actor, Singer
Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
British
Author

Tom DempseyTom Dempsey
American
Actor

Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,
Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
German, Polish, American
Psychologist, University teacher

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Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
French, Italian
entrepreneur, engineer, racecar driver
William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
American
Entrepreneur

Irving FisherIrving Fisher
American
Economist, Statistician

Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
German, American
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
Slovak
Politician
Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
Painter, Art forger, Restorer
Arthur MachenArthur Machen
British, Welsh
Writer

Philippe Leclerc de HauteclocquePhilippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
French
Military Personnel

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
American
Explorer, Writer

R. B. BennettR. B. Bennett
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat
Ananda CoomaraswamyAnanda Coomaraswamy
Sri Lankan
Art historian, Philosopher, Mythographer

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
Russian
philosopher, writer

Theodore G. BilboTheodore G. Bilbo
American
Politician

Victor HortaVictor Horta
Belgian
Architect

Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
American
Officer
Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
German, Hungarian, British
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer

Hans FalladaHans Fallada
German
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Herbert BackeHerbert Backe
German
Politician

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument

Evans CarlsonEvans Carlson
American
Military General
ManoleteManolete
Spanish
Spanish Bullfighter

Franz Xaver SchwarzFranz Xaver Schwarz
German
Politician
Friedrich Wilhelm KritzingerFriedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger
German
Politician, Jurist

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
French
Psychologist

Pyotr KrasnovPyotr Krasnov
Russian
writer, officer, historian

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
French, Venezuelan
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic,

Benny LeonardBenny Leonard
American
Boxer
Bert KalmarBert Kalmar
American
Lyricist, Songwriter, Screenwriter

Osami NaganoOsami Nagano
Japanese
Admiral

Eva TanguayEva Tanguay
Canadian
Singer

Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz
German
 
Jimmie LuncefordJimmie Lunceford
American
Saxophonist

Joseph CookJoseph Cook
Australian
politician, diplomat, trade unionist
Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella
Italian
Composer, Conductor, Pianist

Wolfgang BorchertWolfgang Borchert
German
Author

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Johannes Nicolaus BrønstedJohannes Nicolaus Brønsted
Danish
Chemist
Walter DonaldsonWalter Donaldson
American
Songwriter

W. I. ThomasW. I. Thomas
American
Sociologist, Writer

Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer
Albert MarquetAlbert Marquet
French
Painter, Writer

Reginald Innes PocockReginald Innes Pocock
British
Zoologist
Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
American
Jurist, Lawyer

Constantin SănătescuConstantin Sănătescu
Romanian
Statesman

James HarbordJames Harbord
American
Military officer

Ellsworth HuntingtonEllsworth Huntington
American
Professor
Charles-Ferdinand RamuzCharles-Ferdinand Ramuz
Swiss
Writer
Ian Standish Monteith HamiltonIan Standish Monteith Hamilton
British
Military personnel

Almroth WrightAlmroth Wright
British
Bacteriologist

TaixuTaixu
Chinese
Modernist

Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.
Filipino
 
C. Louis LeipoldtC. Louis Leipoldt
South African
Poet

Kōda RohanKōda Rohan
Japanese
Novelist, Writer, Literary critic

Som Nath SharmaSom Nath Sharma
Indian
 

Anna WickhamAnna Wickham
British
Poet

Halford John MackinderHalford John Mackinder
British
Geographer, academic, politician
Kōtarō NakamuraKōtarō Nakamura
Japanese
Military personnel

Jimmy DoyleJimmy Doyle
American
boxer
Anton Ivanovich DenikinAnton Ivanovich Denikin
American
General

Baroness Emma OrczyBaroness Emma Orczy
Hungarian
 
Victor Moritz GoldschmidtVictor Moritz Goldschmidt
Norwegian
Mineralogist
Frederic W. GoudyFrederic W. Goudy
American
American Artist