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
Henry FordHenry Ford
American
Businessman

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
British
Occultist

Black DahliaBlack Dahlia
American
Actress

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
American
Mobster

Frances ClevelandFrances Cleveland
American
Former First Lady of the United States
Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
German
Nazi War Criminal

Max PlanckMax Planck
German
Physicist

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
British
Former British Prime Minister
Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist
G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy
British
Mathematician

Willa CatherWilla Cather
American
Author

George II of GreeceGeorge II of Greece
Greek
King of Greece

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Fiorello H. La GuardiaFiorello H. La Guardia
American
99th Mayor of New York City
Josh GibsonJosh Gibson
American
Baseball Player

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
American
Entrepreneur

Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
German, American
Psychologist

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
French
Automobile Designer
Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
German
Physicist

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter
Grace MooreGrace Moore
American
Opera Singer & Actress

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
American
Women’s Rights Activists

Nicholas Murray ButlerNicholas Murray Butler
American
Philosopher, Educator
Frederick Gowland HopkinsFrederick Gowland Hopkins
British
English biochemist

Christian XChristian X
Danish
King of Denmark
General Aung SanGeneral Aung San
Burmese
Politician

Tom DempseyTom Dempsey
American
Actor

Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
British
business magnate
K. L. SaigalK. L. Saigal
Indian
Actor, Singer

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Bill JamesBill James
British
Actor
Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
Painter, Art forger, Restorer

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

Irving FisherIrving Fisher
American
Economist, Statistician
Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
Slovak
Politician
Arthur MachenArthur Machen
British, Welsh
Writer

Emma OrczyEmma Orczy
Hungarian, British
Novelist

ManoleteManolete
Spanish
Spanish Bullfighter

Philippe Leclerc de HauteclocquePhilippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
French
Military Personnel
Ananda CoomaraswamyAnanda Coomaraswamy
Sri Lankan, American
Philosopher

R. B. BennettR. B. Bennett
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
American
Explorer, Writer

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

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
British
Author
Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
British
Geographer

Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
American
Admiral of the navy
Evans CarlsonEvans Carlson
American
Military General

Hans FalladaHans Fallada
German
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
German, Hungarian, British
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer
Herbert BackeHerbert Backe
German
Politician

Victor HortaVictor Horta
Belgian
Architect
Theodore G. BilboTheodore G. Bilbo
American
Politician

Friedrich Wilhelm KritzingerFriedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger
German
Politician, Jurist

Pyotr KrasnovPyotr Krasnov
Russian
Historian

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

Benny LeonardBenny Leonard
American
Boxer
Franz Xaver SchwarzFranz Xaver Schwarz
German
Politician

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

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
French
Psychologist

Osami NaganoOsami Nagano
Japanese
Admiral
Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz
German
 

Wolfgang BorchertWolfgang Borchert
German
Author
Joseph CookJoseph Cook
Australian, British
Politician

Jimmie LuncefordJimmie Lunceford
American
Saxophonist

Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella
Italian
Composer, Conductor, Pianist
Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer

Sidney Webb, 1st Baron PassfieldSidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
British
Economist
Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Albert MarquetAlbert Marquet
French
Painter, Writer

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
Petar ŽivkovićPetar Živković
Serbian
Soldier

Johannes Nicolaus BrønstedJohannes Nicolaus Brønsted
Danish
Chemist
W. I. ThomasW. I. Thomas
American
Sociologist, Writer

Walter DonaldsonWalter Donaldson
American
Songwriter

Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of LyttonVictor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton
British
Statesman

Reginald Innes PocockReginald Innes Pocock
British
Zoologist
Eva TanguayEva Tanguay
Canadian
Singer
Will FyffeWill Fyffe
Scottish
Musical artist

Constantin SănătescuConstantin Sănătescu
Romanian
Statesman

Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
American
Jurist, Lawyer

Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.
Filipino
 
Bert KalmarBert Kalmar
American
Lyricist, Songwriter, Screenwriter

James HarbordJames Harbord
American
Military officer

Almroth WrightAlmroth Wright
British
Bacteriologist

Ellsworth HuntingtonEllsworth Huntington
American
Professor

TaixuTaixu
Chinese
Modernist
Wilhelm UhdeWilhelm Uhde
German, Polish
Art dealer

Benedict Wallet VilakaziBenedict Wallet Vilakazi
South African
Author
Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden

Som Nath SharmaSom Nath Sharma
Indian
 
Tristan BernardTristan Bernard
French
Playwright
Felix TimmermansFelix Timmermans
Belgian
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