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

Aleister CrowleyAleister Crowley
British
Occultist

Henry FordHenry Ford
American
Industrialist

Bugsy SiegelBugsy Siegel
American
Mobster

General Aung SanGeneral Aung San
Burmese
Politician
Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
German
Nazi War Criminal

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

Frances ClevelandFrances Cleveland
American
Former First Lady of the United States
William Moulton MarstonWilliam Moulton Marston
American
Psychologist

Max PlanckMax Planck
German
Physicist
Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin
British
Former British Prime Minister

George II of GreeceGeorge II of Greece
Greek
King of Greece

Christian XChristian X
Danish
King of Denmark

Willa CatherWilla Cather
American
Author

G. H. HardyG. H. Hardy
British
Mathematician
Josh GibsonJosh Gibson
American
Baseball Player

William C. DurantWilliam C. Durant
American
Entrepreneur

Alfred North WhiteheadAlfred North Whitehead
British, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
French
Automobile Designer
Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
German, American
Psychologist

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard
German
Physicist
Pierre BonnardPierre Bonnard
French
Painter

Carrie Chapman CattCarrie Chapman Catt
American
Women’s Rights Activists

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

Georg von TrappGeorg von Trapp
Austrian, Italian
Naval officer

Han van MeegerenHan van Meegeren
Painter, Art forger, Restorer
Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of HarewoodHenry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood
British
Military personnel

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Harry CareyHarry Carey
American
Actor
Harry Gordon SelfridgeHarry Gordon Selfridge
British
business magnate

K. L. SaigalK. L. Saigal
Indian
Actor, Singer

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

Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,
Jozef TisoJozef Tiso
Slovak
Politician
Hermine Reuss of GreizHermine Reuss of Greiz
German
Princess

Irving FisherIrving Fisher
American
Economist, Statistician

Anton Ivanovich DenikinAnton Ivanovich Denikin
American
General

Philippe Leclerc de HauteclocquePhilippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
French
Military Personnel
Arthur MachenArthur Machen
British, Welsh
Writer

Som Nath SharmaSom Nath Sharma
Indian
 

Ananda CoomaraswamyAnanda Coomaraswamy
Sri Lankan, American
Philosopher

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

R. B. BennettR. B. Bennett
Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat
Theodore G. BilboTheodore G. Bilbo
American
Politician

Jimmy DoyleJimmy Doyle
American
boxer
Dorothea BinzDorothea Binz
German
Officer

Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
American
Explorer, Writer

ManoleteManolete
Spanish
Spanish Bullfighter
Friedrich Wilhelm KritzingerFriedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger
German
Politician, Jurist

Victor HortaVictor Horta
Belgian
Architect
Franz Xaver SchwarzFranz Xaver Schwarz
German
Politician

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

Halford MackinderHalford Mackinder
British
Geographer

Pyotr KrasnovPyotr Krasnov
Russian
Historian

Marc MitscherMarc Mitscher
American
Admiral of the navy
Hans FalladaHans Fallada
German
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Evans CarlsonEvans Carlson
American
Military General

Herbert BackeHerbert Backe
German
Politician

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
British
Author
Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
French, Venezuelan
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic,

Ian HamiltonIan Hamilton
Greek, British, Scottish
Army General
Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.
Filipino
 

Benny LeonardBenny Leonard
American
Boxer

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
Italian
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument
Huda SharawiHuda Sharawi
Egyptian
Feminist and nationalist

Pierre JanetPierre Janet
French
Psychologist
James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th marquess of SalisburyJames Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th marquess of Salisbury
British
British statesman

Jimmie LuncefordJimmie Lunceford
American
Saxophonist

Osami NaganoOsami Nagano
Japanese
Admiral
Paul P. HarrisPaul P. Harris
American
Jurist, Lawyer

Helmuth von PannwitzHelmuth von Pannwitz
German
 
Walter DonaldsonWalter Donaldson
American
Songwriter

Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon
French
Journalist, Socialite, Lawyer

Wolfgang BorchertWolfgang Borchert
German
Author

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
Polish
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella
Italian
Composer, Conductor, Pianist
Sidney Webb, 1st Baron PassfieldSidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield
British
Economist

Joseph CookJoseph Cook
Australian, British
Politician

Victor Moritz GoldschmidtVictor Moritz Goldschmidt
Norwegian
Mineralogist

Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
Canadian
Poet, Writer, Civil servant
Helene van ZuylenHelene van Zuylen
French
Author

Eva TanguayEva Tanguay
Canadian
Singer

Greta BöselGreta Bösel
German
Nurse

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

Johannes Nicolaus BrønstedJohannes Nicolaus Brønsted
Danish
Chemist
Albert MarquetAlbert Marquet
French
Painter, Writer

Constantin SănătescuConstantin Sănătescu
Romanian
Statesman
Dudley DiggesDudley Digges
Irish
Actor

Aleksander Stavre DrenovaAleksander Stavre Drenova
Greek
Poet
Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of LyttonVictor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton
British
Statesman
Hector Munro ChadwickHector Munro Chadwick
British
Historian