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

Al Capone.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: January 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 25

 2 Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Occultist
Birthdate: October 12, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: December 1

 3 Henry Ford

Henry Ford.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: July 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenfield Township, Michigan, United States
Died: April 7

 4 Black Dahlia

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

 5 Bugsy Siegel

Bugsy Siegel.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mobster
Birthdate: February 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Died: June 20
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

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

 7 William Moulton Marston

William Moulton Marston.
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: May 9, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: May 2
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 8 Rudolf Höss

Rudolf Höss.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Nazi War Criminal
Birthdate: November 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire
Died: April 16
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 Max Planck

Max Planck.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: April 23, 1858
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kiel
Died: October 4

 10 Georg von Trapp

Georg von Trapp
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: April 4, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zadar, Croatia
Died: May 30

 11 Stanley Baldwin

Stanley Baldwin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: August 3, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bewdley
Died: December 14

 12 Christian X

Christian X.
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Famous As: King of Denmark (1912-1947)
Birthdate: September 26, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlottenlund, Denmark
Died: April 20

 13 Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood

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

 14 Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 99th Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 20
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 15 Som Nath Sharma

Som Nath Sharma
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Himachal Pradesh
Died: October 31

 16 George II of Greece

George II of Greece.
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Famous As: King of Greece
Birthdate: July 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Died: April 1

 17 G. H. Hardy

G. H. Hardy.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: February 7, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cranleigh, United Kingdom
Died: December 1

 18 Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten

Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: April 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 26

 19 Frances Cleveland

Frances Cleveland.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: July 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
Died: October 29

 20 Willa Cather

Willa Cather.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winchester
Died: April 24

 21 K. L. Saigal

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

 22 William C. Durant

William C. Durant.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: December 9, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 18

 23 Han van Meegeren

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

 24 Josh Gibson

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

 25 Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead.
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Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher
Birthdate: February 15, 1861
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ramsgate, Kent, England
Died: December 30

 26 General Aung San

General Aung San.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 13, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 19

 27 Harry Carey

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

 28 Harry Gordon Selfridge

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

 29 Ettore Bugatti

Ettore Bugatti.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Automobile Designer
Birthdate: September 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: August 21

 30 Jozef Tiso

Jozef Tiso
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 13, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bytča
Died: April 18

 31 Nicholas Roerich

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

 32 Hermine Reuss of Greiz

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

 33 Ernst Lubitsch

Ernst Lubitsch
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Famous As: Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer, Film editor
Birthdate: January 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: November 30
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 Kurt Lewin

Kurt Lewin.
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogilno, Poland
Died: February 12

 35 Jimmy Doyle

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

 36 Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque

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

 37 Philipp Lenard

Philipp Lenard.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 7, 1862
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pressburg, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire
Died: May 20

 38 Anton Ivanovich Denikin

Anton Ivanovich Denikin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: December 16, 1872
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Włocławek
Died: August 8

 39 Benigno Aquino, Sr.

Benigno Aquino, Sr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Concepcion, Tarlac
Died: December 20

 40 Arthur Machen

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

 41 Ananda Coomaraswamy

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

 42 Irving Fisher

Irving Fisher
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Famous As: Economist, Statistician
Birthdate: February 27, 1867
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saugerties
Died: April 29

 43 Emma Orczy

Emma Orczy
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tarnaörs, Hungary
Died: November 12

 44 Pierre Bonnard

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

 45 P. D. Ouspensky

P. D. Ouspensky
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Famous As: philosopher, writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: October 2

 46 Josephine Bakhita

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

 47 R. B. Bennett

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

 48 Manolete

Manolete
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Spanish Bullfighter
Birthdate: July 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: August 29

 49 Frederick Russell Burnham

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

 50 Halford Mackinder

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