Famous People Who Died in March 1917

  • Mar 6 Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899), dies at 73

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin (1838-1917)

Mar 8 German general and inventor (rigid dirigibles) who founded the Zeppelin airship company, dies at 78

  • Mar 18 William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies
  • Mar 25 Elizabeth Storrs Mead, American educator (b. 1832)
  • Mar 29 Fran Gerbič, Slovenian composer, dies at 76