Famous people died in 1917

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill was an American scout, soldier, hunter, and an entertainer

AmericanFebruary 26, 1846138 views

Eduard Buchner

Eduard Buchner was a German chemist and a zymologist who won the 1907 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

GermanMay 20, 1860200 views

Adolf von Baeyer

Adolf von Baeyer was a well-known German chemist who synthesized indigo

GermanOctober 31, 1835160 views

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin was a French sculptor who is known for his distinguished works of art and sculpture

FrenchNovember 12, 1840182 views

Emil Adolf von Behring

Emil Behring was a famous German physiologist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering an antitoxin for diphtheria

GermanMarch 15, 1854120 views

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was a 19th century English physician, the first woman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain.

BritishJune 9, 1836105 views

Tom Thomson

Tom Thomson was a distinguished Canadian artist and painter during the early part of the 20th century

CanadianAugust 5, 1877128 views

Maksim Bahdanovič

Belarus-born Maksim Bahdanovic was a renowned poet, journalist, and translator

Anton Haus

Anton Haus was an Austrian naval officer

AustrianJune 13, 1851124 views

Emile Durkheim

Émile Durkheim was a famous French philosopher and sociologist

FrenchApril 15, 1858124 views