Famous Deaths in June 1917

  • Jun 6 Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59
  • Jun 12 Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63
  • Jun 15 Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian explorer and physicist (nominated 7 times for Nobel Prize), dies at 49
  • Jun 15 Lillian Bassman, Russian emigrant to America, photographer and painter (Harper's Bazaar), (d. 2012)
  • Jun 20 James Mason Crafts, American chemist (Friedel-Crafts alkylation synthesis), dies at 78
  • Jun 20 António Feijó, Portuguese poet and diplomat, dies at 58
  • Jun 27 Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79
  • Jun 27 Karl Allmenröder, German World War I flying Ace, dies at 21