The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1947

Al Capone

Al Capone (1899 - 1947)

American gangster
Henry Ford

Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)

American businessman and founder of the Ford Motor Company
Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge (1864 - 1947)

American-English businessman, founded Selfridges
Elizabeth Short

Elizabeth Short (1924 - 1947)

American waitress and murder victim
Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

English magician, writer and occultist
Bugsy Siegel

Bugsy Siegel (1906 - 1947)

American gangster
Max Planck

Max Planck (1858 - 1947)

German physicist
Rudolf Höss

Rudolf Höss (1900 - 1947)

German SS officer
Willa Cather

Willa Cather (1873 - 1947)

American author
Man o' War

Man o' War (1917 - 1947)

American thoroughbred racehorse
Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869 - 1947)

King of Italy, Emperor of Ethiopia, King of Albania
Stanley Baldwin

Stanley Baldwin (1867 - 1947)

English politician
Fiorello La Guardia

Fiorello La Guardia (1882 - 1947)

American politician, 99th Mayor of New York City
Aung San

Aung San (1915 - 1947)

Burmese general and politician
Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

English mathematician and philosopher
Irving Fisher

Irving Fisher (1867 - 1947)

American economist
Ernst Lubitsch

Ernst Lubitsch (1892 - 1947)

German-American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer
Manolete

Manolete (1917 - 1947)

Spanish bullfighter
Jozef Tiso

Jozef Tiso (1887 - 1947)

Slovak priest and politician
Grace Moore

Grace Moore (1898 - 1947)

Opera singer, actress
Andrew Volstead

Andrew Volstead (1860 - 1947)

American politician
Jack Glasscock

Jack Glasscock (1857 - 1947)

American baseball player