Famous Deaths in August 1947

  • 5th Joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White), dies
  • 8th Anton Ivanovich Denikin, Russian general (b. 1872)
  • 13th Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies
  • 19th Ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67
  • 20th Franz VM Cumont, Belgian religious historian, dies at 79
  • 21st Ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies
  • 25th Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76
  • 28th Manolete, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1917)