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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Al Capone
(Gangster - Co-founder & Boss of the 'Chicago Outfit')

Al Capone
38
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 
Henry Ford
(The Founder of the ‘Ford Motor Company’)

Henry Ford
22
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Springwells Township, Michigan, United States
Died: April 7

 3 
Black Dahlia
(Murder Victim)

Black Dahlia
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: January 15
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 
Bugsy Siegel
(Mobster)

Bugsy Siegel
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 20
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 
Max Planck
(Physicist)

Max Planck
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 23, 1858
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: October 4

 6 
G. H. Hardy
(Mathematician)

G. H. Hardy
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 7, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cranleigh, England
Died: December 1

 7 

William Moulton Marston
3
Birthdate: May 9, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: May 2
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 8 
Christian X
(King of Denmark (1912-1947))

Christian X
4
Birthdate: September 26, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlottenlund, Denmark
Died: April 20

 9 
General Aung San
(Politician)

General Aung San
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 19

 10 
Rudolf Höss
(German Nazi Officer)

Rudolf Höss
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Germany
Died: April 16

 11 
Josh Gibson
(Baseball Player)

Josh Gibson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buena Vista, Georgia, United States
Died: January 20
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 
Willa Cather
(Author)

Willa Cather
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winchester
Died: April 24

 13 
Stanley Baldwin
(Former British Prime Minister)

Stanley Baldwin
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bewdley
Died: December 14

 14 
Ettore Bugatti
(Automobile Designer)

Ettore Bugatti
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: August 21

 15 
George II of Greece
(King of Greece (1922-1924))

George II of Greece
2
Birthdate: July 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Died: April 1

 16 
Frances Cleveland
(First Lady of the United States (1886-89, 1893-97))

Frances Cleveland
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: October 29

 17 

Harry Carey
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: September 21

 18 
Alfred North Whitehead
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

Alfred North Whitehead
1
Birthdate: February 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ramsgate, Kent, England
Died: December 30

 19 

Jimmy Doyle
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 25

 20 
Fiorello H. La Guardia
(Mayor of New York City (1934-45))

Fiorello H. La Guardia
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenwich Village, New York, United States
Died: September 20
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 21 
Kurt Lewin
(Psychologist)

Kurt Lewin
1
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogilno, Poland
Died: February 12

 22 
Aleister Crowley
(Occultist)

Aleister Crowley
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
Died: December 1

 23 
Ernst Lubitsch
(Film director)

Ernst Lubitsch
1
Birthdate: January 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 30
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 24 
K. L. Saigal
(Singer)

K. L. Saigal
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kashmir, India
Died: January 18
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 25 
Carrie Chapman Catt
(Women’s Rights Activists)

Carrie Chapman Catt
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 9, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: March 9

 26 

Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 23

 27 
Ananda Coomaraswamy
(Philosopher)

Ananda Coomaraswamy
1
Birthdate: August 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: September 9

 28 
Harry Gordon Selfridge
(business magnate)

Harry Gordon Selfridge
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 11, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: May 8

 29 

Nicholas Roerich
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 13

 30 

Pierre Bonnard
0
Birthdate: October 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Died: January 23

 31 

Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
2
Birthdate: November 11, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: December 28
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 32 

Arthur Machen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 3, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caerleon, Wales
Died: December 15

 33 
Marc Mitscher
(Admiral of the navy)

Marc Mitscher
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hillsboro, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 3

 34 

Hermine Reuss of Greiz
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greiz, Principality of Reuss-Greiz, German Empire
Died: August 7

 35 
Grace Moore
(Opera Singer & Actress)

Grace Moore
3
Birthdate: December 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Del Rio, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 26

 36 
Irving Fisher
(Economist, Statistician)

Irving Fisher
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1867
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saugerties
Died: April 29

 37 

Josephine Bakhita
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darfur, Sudan
Died: February 8

 38 
Benigno Aquino, Sr.
(6th Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines)

Benigno Aquino, Sr.
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tarlac City, Philippines
Died: December 20

 39 
Frederick Russell Burnham
(Explorer, Writer)

Frederick Russell Burnham
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blue Earth County
Died: September 1

 40 

Han van Meegeren
1
Birthdate: October 10, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Deventer, Netherlands
Died: December 30

 41 

Frederick Gowland Hopkins
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Eastbourne, England
Died: May 16

 42 

Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belloy-Saint-Leonard, Somme, France
Died: November 28

 43 
Hugh Lofting
(Author)

Hugh Lofting
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Died: September 26

 44 
Pierre Janet
(Psychologist)

Pierre Janet
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 24

 45 
P. D. Ouspensky
(Philosopher, Writer)

P. D. Ouspensky
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: October 2

 46 

Blanche Hoschede Monet
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 8

 47 
R. B. Bennett
(Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat)

R. B. Bennett
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 3, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick
Died: June 26

 48 
Hans Fallada
(Writer)

Hans Fallada
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany
Died: February 5

 49 
Halford Mackinder
(Geographer)

Halford Mackinder
0
Birthdate: February 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gainsborough, England
Died: March 6

 50 
Victor Horta
(Architect)

Victor Horta
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: September 8