Famous Deaths in September 1917

  • Sep 5 Marian Smoluchowski, Polish physicist (pioneer of statistical physics), dies at 45
  • Sep 5 Arthur Verhaegen, Belgian architect and worker's union leader, dies at 70
  • Sep 8 Charles-Édouard Lefebvre, French composer, dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot, dies at 22
  • Sep 12 Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test South Africa v England 1914), dies
  • Sep 20 Herbert Morris, Jamaican deserter in France, executed at 17
  • Sep 23 Werner Voss, German World War I flying ace, dies at 20
  • Sep 25 Thomas Ashe, Irish revolutionary (b. 1885)
  • Sep 27 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist (The Bellelli Family), dies at 83