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
Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
British
Occultist

Henry FordHenry Ford
American
Industrialist

Black DahliaBlack Dahlia
American
Actress

Frances ClevelandFrances Cleveland
American
Former First Lady of the United States

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
American
Mobster
Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
German
Nazi War Criminal

Victor Emmanuel III of ItalyVictor Emmanuel III of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Max PlanckMax Planck
German
Physicist
William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
British
Former British Prime Minister
Josh GibsonJosh Gibson
American
Baseball Player

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
William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
American
Entrepreneur

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
American
Women’s Rights Activists

Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
German, American
Psychologist

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
French
Automobile Designer
Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
German
Physicist

Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter
Fiorello H. La GuardiaFiorello H. La Guardia
American
99th Mayor of New York City

Grace MooreGrace Moore
American
Opera Singer & Actress

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

Bill JamesBill James
British
Actor

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

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Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,
Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
American
Admiral of the navy

Evans CarlsonEvans Carlson
American
Military General

Theodore G. BilboTheodore G. Bilbo
American
Politician

Ernst LubitschErnst Lubitsch
German, American
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
Slovak
Politician
Irving FisherIrving Fisher
American
Economist, Statistician

Philippe Leclerc de HauteclocquePhilippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
French
Military Personnel

Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
Painter, Art forger, Restorer

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
Russian
philosopher, writer
Arthur MachenArthur Machen
British, Welsh
Writer

Tom DempseyTom Dempsey
American
Actor

Ananda CoomaraswamyAnanda Coomaraswamy
Sri Lankan, American
Philosopher

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
American
Explorer, Writer

R. B. BennettR. B. Bennett
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat
Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
British
Geographer

Dorothea BinzDorothea Binz
German
Officer
ManoleteManolete
Spanish
Spanish Bullfighter

Emma OrczyEmma Orczy
Hungarian, British
Novelist

Pyotr KrasnovPyotr Krasnov
Russian
Historian
Victor HortaVictor Horta
Belgian
Architect

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
British
Author
Hans FalladaHans Fallada
German
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Herbert BackeHerbert Backe
German
Politician

Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
German, Hungarian, British
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer

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

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

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

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
French
Psychologist

Benny LeonardBenny Leonard
American
Boxer
Osami NaganoOsami Nagano
Japanese
Admiral

Jimmie LuncefordJimmie Lunceford
American
Saxophonist
Joseph CookJoseph Cook
Australian, British
Politician

Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz
German
 

Sidney Webb, 1st Baron PassfieldSidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
British
Economist
Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer

Eva TanguayEva Tanguay
Canadian
Singer
Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella
Italian
Composer, Conductor, Pianist

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
Wolfgang BorchertWolfgang Borchert
German
Author

Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of LyttonVictor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton
British
Statesman
Walter DonaldsonWalter Donaldson
American
Songwriter

Albert MarquetAlbert Marquet
French
Painter, Writer

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

Greta BöselGreta Bösel
German
Nurse
Benedict Wallet VilakaziBenedict Wallet Vilakazi
South African
Author
James HarbordJames Harbord
American
Military officer

Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
American
Jurist, Lawyer

Constantin SănătescuConstantin Sănătescu
Romanian
Statesman

Reginald Innes PocockReginald Innes Pocock
British
Zoologist
Petar ŽivkovićPetar Živković
Serbian
Soldier

Ellsworth HuntingtonEllsworth Huntington
American
Professor

Frank Rattray LillieFrank Rattray Lillie
American
Zoologist

TaixuTaixu
Chinese
Modernist

Lewis E. LawesLewis E. Lawes
American
Prison Warden
Bert KalmarBert Kalmar
American
Lyricist, Songwriter, Screenwriter

Johannes Nicolaus BrønstedJohannes Nicolaus Brønsted
Danish
Chemist
Som Nath SharmaSom Nath Sharma
Indian
 

Almroth WrightAlmroth Wright
British
Bacteriologist
James Evershed AgateJames Agate
British
Theatre critic
Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.
Filipino