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In the year 1947 the following people of interest died:

Eva Tanguay

Elizabeth "Black Dahlia" Short

Al Capone

Grace Moore

Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden

Sidney Toler

William C. Durant

George II of Greece

Henry Ford

Benny Leonard

Christian X of Denmark

Willa Cather

Louise Homer

George von Trapp

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel

John "Johnny" Gunther Jr.

Ellen Beach Yaw

Fiorello La Guardia

Hugh Lofting

Olive Borden

Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston

Aleister Crowley

Stanley Baldwin

Arthur Machen

Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

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