15 September 1947 Death of Annie Scott Dill Russell Maunder, in London, England,
1947 Death of Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
1947 Death of Adriaan Van Maanen
Physics to Sir Edward Victor Appleton "for his investigations of the physics of the upper atmosphere especially for the discovery of the so-called Appleton layer"
Chemistry to Sir Robert Robinson "for his investigations on plant products of biological importance, especially the alkaloids"
Physiology or Medicine to Carl Ferdinand Cori and Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen" and to Bernardo Alberto Houssay "for his discovery of the part played by the hormone of the anterior pituitary lobe in the metabolism of sugar"