Famous People Who Died In 1864

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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.
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 1 
Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Novelist and Short Story Writer)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19
 2 
George Boole
(Mathematician, Philosopher, and Logician Best Known as the Author of ‘The Laws of Thought’)
George Boole
3
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 
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
 5 
J. E. B. Stuart
(Confederate States Army General)
J. E. B. Stuart
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patrick County, Virginia, United States
Died: May 12
 6 
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
 7 
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
 8 
John Hanning Speke
(Discoverer of the source of the Nile)
John Hanning Speke
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1827
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Somerset
Died: September 15
 9 
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
 10 
Leonidas Polk
(Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana)
Leonidas Polk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 14
 11 
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
 12 
Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Opera composer)
Giacomo Meyerbeer
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 2
 13 
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
 14 
Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 4, 1807
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boucherville, Canada
Died: February 26
 15 
Sakuma Shōzan
(Japanese Politician and Scholar of the Edo Period)
Sakuma Shōzan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 22, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shinano Province, Japan
Died: August 12
 16 
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
 17 
Simanas Daukantas
1
Birthdate: October 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kalviai, Lithuania
Died: December 6
 18 
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
(American Confederate Spy Who was Active During the American Civil War)
Rose O'Neal Greenhow
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1814 AD
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Died: October 1
 19 
Anton Schindler
(Conductor, Writer, Musicologist, Music historian, Biographer, Composer)
Anton Schindler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 13, 1795
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Medlov
Died: January 16
 20 
Robert Shields
(British Army)
Robert Shields
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Cardiff
Died: December 23
 21 
John Hunt Morgan
(Military General)
John Hunt Morgan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1825
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
Died: September 4
William I of Württemberg
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Birthdate: September 27, 1781
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lubin, Poland
Died: June 25
 23 
William Dyce
(Artist)
William Dyce
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Birthdate: September 19, 1806
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: February 14
 24 
John Ramsay McCulloch
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Birthdate: March 1, 1789
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whithorn, Scotland
Died: November 11
 25 
Gonçalves Dias
(Brazilian Romantic Poet, Playwright, Ethnographer and Linguist)
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
 26 
Hong Rengan
(Chinese Politician)
Hong Rengan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1822
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huazhou District, Weinan, China
Died: November 23
 27 
Eliza Farnham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rensselaer, New York, United States
Died: December 15
 28 
Imre Madách
(Hungarian Poet, Dramatist and Playwright)
Imre Madách
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 20, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dolná Strehová, Slovakia
Died: October 5
 29 
Johann Lukas Schönlein
(German Physician Known for His Pioneering Contribution to the Diagnoses of Several Diseases)
Johann Lukas Schönlein
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1793
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bamberg, Germany
Died: January 23
 30 
William Balfour Baikie
0
Birthdate: August 27, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kirkwall, Scotland
Died: December 12
 31 
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
 32 
John Leech
(Illustrator)
John Leech
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Birthdate: August 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 29
 33 
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
Maximilian II of Bavaria
1
Birthdate: November 28, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: March 10
 35 
Ferdinand Lassalle
(Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher)
Ferdinand Lassalle
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1825
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: August 31
 36 
James Bronterre O'Brien
0
Birthdate: 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longford, Ireland
Died: December 23
 37 
Hong Xiuquan
(Taiping Heavenly King from 1851 to 1864)
Hong Xiuquan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1814
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huadu District, Guangzhou, China
Died: June 1
 38 
Antoinette de Mérode
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1828
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: February 10
 39 
Ferdinand Alphonse Hamelin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 2, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pont-l'Évêque, France
Died: January 10
 40 
James B. McPherson
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 14, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clyde
Died: July 22
 41 
Pavel Liprandi
(Former Military officer who participated in the Crimean War)
Pavel Liprandi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 15, 1796
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: August 27
 42 
Jack Slade
(Gunslinger)
Jack Slade
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carlyle, Illinois, United States
Died: March 10
 43 
ʿUmar Tal
(West African Islamic Scholar Who Founded the Short-Lived Toucouleur Empire)
ʿUmar Tal
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1794 AD
Birthplace: Halvar, Senegal
Died: February 12
 44 
Henry Schoolcraft
(American Geologist, Geographer, and Ethnologist Who is Known for His Studies of Native American Cultures)
Henry Schoolcraft
0
Birthdate: March 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guilderland, New York, United States
Died: December 10
 45 
Anna Harrison
(Former First Lady of America)
Anna Harrison
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morristown, Province of New Jersey
Died: February 25
 46 
Jan-Fishan Khan
(19th-century Afghan warlord)
Jan-Fishan Khan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Paghman, Afghanistan
Died: 1864 AD
 47 
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
 48 
Prince Eduard Franz of Liechtenstein
(Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein's son)
Prince Eduard Franz of Liechtenstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1809
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 27
James Drummond Burns
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 27
 50 
Leo von Klenze
(Architect)
Leo von Klenze
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 29, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schladen, Germany
Died: January 26