Famous People Who Died In 1864

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1864. This list includes people like Nathaniel Hawthorne, Stephen Foster, George Boole, John Clare, George M. Dallas and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, military leaders, political leaders and poets who died in 1864. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 

Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19

 2 
George Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher, Logician)

George Boole
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 2, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
Died: December 8

 3 
Stephen Foster
(Composer known as the Father of American music)

Stephen Foster
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 13

 4 
J. E. B. Stuart
(Confederate States Army General)

J. E. B. Stuart
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patrick County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 12

 5 
John Clare
(English poet)

John Clare
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 13, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helpston, England
Died: May 20

 6 
George M. Dallas
(Vice President of the United States (1845-49))

George M. Dallas
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 10, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 31

 7 
John Hanning Speke
(Discoverer of the source of the Nile)

John Hanning Speke
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1827
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Somerset
Died: September 15
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 8 
Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Opera composer)

Giacomo Meyerbeer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 2

 9 
Vuk Stefanović Karadžić
(Philologist, Anthropologist and Linguist)

Vuk Stefanović Karadžić
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Birthdate: November 6, 1787
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tršić, Serbia
Died: February 7

 10 
Juan José Flores
(First President of Ecuador)

Juan José Flores
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 19, 1800
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Puerto Cabello
Died: October 1

 11 
Patrick Cleburne
(Senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western Theater of the American Civil War)

Patrick Cleburne
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ovens, Ireland
Died: November 30

William I of Württemberg
0
Birthdate: September 27, 1781
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lubin, Poland
Died: June 25

 13 
Sakuma Shōzan
(Politician)

Sakuma Shōzan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shinano Province, Japan
Died: August 12

 14 
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve
(Astronomer and geodesist from the famous Struve family.)

Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 15, 1793
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 23

 15 
George S. Patton Sr.
(Military personnel)

George S. Patton Sr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 26, 1833
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25

 16 
Anton Schindler
(Conductor, Writer, Musicologist, Music historian, Biographer, Composer)

Anton Schindler
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 13, 1795
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Medlov
Died: January 16

 17 
Robert Shields
(British Army)

Robert Shields
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: December 23

 18 
William Dyce
(Artist)

William Dyce
0
Birthdate: September 19, 1806
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: February 14

 19 

Simanas Daukantas
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Birthdate: October 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kalviai, Lithuania
Died: December 6

 20 

Gonçalves Dias
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 10, 1823
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caxias, State of Maranhão, Brazil
Died: November 3

Rose O'Neal Greenhow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1814 AD
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Died: October 1

 22 
Hong Rengan
(Politician)

Hong Rengan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1822
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huazhou District, Weinan, China
Died: November 23

 23 

Eliza Farnham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rensselaer, New York, United States
Died: December 15

 24 
John Hunt Morgan
(Military General)

John Hunt Morgan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1825
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
Died: September 4

 25 

Leonidas Polk
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 10, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 14

 26 
Omar ibn Said
(Islamic scholar, Author of slave narratives)

Omar ibn Said
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1770 AD
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1864 AD

 27 
Imre Madách
(Writer)

Imre Madách
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 20, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dolná Strehová, Slovakia, Kingdom of Hungary
Died: October 5

 28 

John Ramsay McCulloch
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1789
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whithorn, Scotland
Died: November 11

 29 

William Balfour Baikie
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Birthdate: August 27, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirkwall, Scotland
Died: December 12

 30 
Myrtilla Miner
(Abolitionist)

Myrtilla Miner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1815
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brookfield, New York,United States
Died: December 17

 31 
Roger B. Taney
(Former Chief Justice of the United States)

Roger B. Taney
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 17, 1777
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calvert County, Maryland, United States
Died: October 12

 32 

James Bronterre O'Brien
0
Birthdate: March 17, 1777, 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longford, Ireland
Died: December 23

 33 

Ferdinand Alphonse Hamelin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 2, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pont-l'Évêque, France
Died: January 10

 34 
Hong Xiuquan
(Revolutionary)

Hong Xiuquan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1814
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hua County, Guangdong, Qing China
Died: June 1

Maximilian II of Bavaria
0
Birthdate: November 28, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: March 10

 36 
Ferdinand Lassalle
(Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher)

Ferdinand Lassalle
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1825
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: August 31

 37 
Tuanku Imam Bonjol
(Religious leader)

Tuanku Imam Bonjol
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1772 AD
Birthplace: Bonjol, Indonesia
Died: November 6

 38 

Antoinette de Mérode
0
Birthdate: September 28, 1828
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: February 10

 39 

James B. McPherson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clyde
Died: July 22

 40 

Walter Savage Landor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warwick, England
Died: September 17

 41 
Henry Schoolcraft
(Geographer)

Henry Schoolcraft
0
Birthdate: March 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guilderland, New York, United States
Died: December 10

James Drummond Burns
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 27

 43 
John Leech
(Illustrator)

John Leech
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Birthdate: August 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 29

 44 
David Sassoon
(entrepreneur)

David Sassoon
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 29, 1817, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baghdad
Died: November 7

 45 

William Smith O'Brien
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dromoland Castle Hotel, Newmarket on Fergus, Ireland
Died: June 18

 46 

Robert Smith Surtees
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 17, 1805
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: County Durham, England
Died: March 16

 47 
Anna Harrison
(Former First Lady of America)

Anna Harrison
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morristown, Province of New Jersey
Died: February 25

 48 

James Frederick Ferrier
0
Birthdate: June 16, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 11

 49 
ʿUmar Tal
(Tukulor leader)

ʿUmar Tal
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1794 AD
Birthplace: Halvar, Senegal
Died: February 12

 50 
Leo von Klenze
(Architect)

Leo von Klenze
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 29, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schladen, Germany
Died: January 26