Famous People Who Died In 1865

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1865. This list includes people like Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, Elizabeth Gaskell, Edward Everett, Isabella Beeton and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, prime ministers and educators who died in 1865. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States and many more countries.
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 1 
Abraham Lincoln
(16th President of the United States (1861-1865))
Abraham Lincoln
110
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 15
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
John Wilkes Booth
(American Stage Actor Who Assassinated United States President Abraham Lincoln)
John Wilkes Booth
42
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Died: April 26
 3 
Leopold I of Belgium
(First King of the Belgians (1831 - 1865))
Leopold I of Belgium
3
Birthdate: December 16, 1790
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: December 10
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died: October 18
 5 
Elizabeth Gaskell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chelsea, England
Died: November 12
 6 
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
(Irish Mathematician and Astronomer Who Contributed to the Development of ‘Optics’, ‘Classical Mechanics’ and ‘Abstract Algebra’)
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 2
 7 
Ignaz Semmelweis
(Physician)
Ignaz Semmelweis
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tabán, Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 13
 8 
Joseph Paxton
(Gardener & Architect)
Joseph Paxton
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 3, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bedfordshire
Died: June 8
 9 
Isabella Beeton
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: February 6
 10 
Mary Surratt
(Criminal, Businessperson)
Mary Surratt
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1823 AD
Birthplace: Waterloo, Maryland, United States
Died: July 7
 11 
Paul Bogle
(Activist)
Paul Bogle
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1822 AD
Birthplace: St. Thomas Parish, Jamaica
Died: October 24
 12 
James Barry
(military physician, Surgeon)
James Barry
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 9, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: July 25
 13 
Edward Everett
(Former American senator)
Edward Everett
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 11, 1794
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: January 15
 14 
George Atzerodt
(Criminal)
George Atzerodt
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 12, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anrode, Germany
Died: July 7
Madeleine Sophie Barat
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1779
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Joigny, France
Died: May 25
Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alexander Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 24
 17 
David Herold
(Accomplice of John Wilkes Booth, the Man Who Killed Abraham Lincoln)
David Herold
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 16, 1842
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maryland, United States
Died: July 7
 18 
Richard Cobden
(Politician)
Richard Cobden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1804
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heyshott, United Kingdom
Died: April 2
 19 
Christian Jürgensen Thomsen
0
Birthdate: December 29, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 21
 20 
Tom Sayers
(Boxer)
Tom Sayers
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1826
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: November 8
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Anna Pavlovna of Russia
(Queen Consort of the Netherlands)
Anna Pavlovna of Russia
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1795
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 1
Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1793
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 23
 23 
William Jackson Hooker
(British Botanist and Botanical Illustrator Best Known for Expanding and Developing the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew)
William Jackson Hooker
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 6, 1785
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: August 12
 24 
Stephen Allen Benson
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Maryland, United States
Died: January 24
 25 
Fredrika Bremer
(Swedish Writer and Feminist Reformer)
Fredrika Bremer
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1801
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: December 31
 26 
Robert Remak
(German Physiologist Known for Discovering the Three Germ Layers of Embryo: 'Ectoderm', 'Mesoderm' and 'Endoderm')
Robert Remak
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: August 29
 27 
Kunisada
(Japanese Portrait Painter)
Kunisada
0
Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 12
 28 
Henry Wirz
(Military personnel)
Henry Wirz
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 25, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 10
 29 
John Lindley
(British Botanist, Gardener and Orchidologist)
John Lindley
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 5, 1799
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Old Catton, England
Died: November 1
 30 
Thomas Corwin
(Politician)
Thomas Corwin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1794
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 18
 31 
Heinrich Lenz
(Russian Physicist Best Known for Formulating 'Lenz's Law')
Heinrich Lenz
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 12, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tartu
Died: February 10
 32 
William Becknell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1787 AD
Birthplace: Amherst County, Virginia, United States
Died: April 30
Princess Sophie of Sweden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1801
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: July 6
 34 
Fitz Henry Lane
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 14
 35 
William C. Quantrill
(Confederate guerrilla leader)
William C. Quantrill
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 31, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canal Dover, Ohio, United States
Died: June 6
 36 
Lydia Sigourney
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 10
 37 
Thomas Hancock
(inventor, engineer)
Thomas Hancock
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1786
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Wiltshire
Died: March 26
 38 
Joseph Emerson Worcester
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
Died: October 27
 39 
Lewis Powell
(Soldier, Murder)
Lewis Powell
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 22, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Randolph County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 7
 40 
Pierre Chouteau, Jr.
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 19, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 6
 41 
Albert Oppel
(Paleontologist)
Albert Oppel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Germany
Died: December 22
 42 
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(French Socialist and Politician Regarded as the 'Father of Anarchism')
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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Birthdate: January 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: January 19
 43 
Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1836
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: July 21
 44 
John Hutchinson
(Chemist, Businessperson)
John Hutchinson
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 6, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Died: March 14
 45 
Alecu Donici
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Donici, Orhei, Romania
Died: January 21
 46 
Nazju Falzon
(Cleric)
Nazju Falzon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1813
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Valletta, Malta
Died: July 1
 47 
Robert FitzRoy
(Scientist)
Robert FitzRoy
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 5, 1805
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ampton
Died: April 30
 48 
Manfredo Fanti
(Italian General Who is Credited With Founding the Royal Italian Army)
Manfredo Fanti
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carpi, Italy
Died: April 5
 49 
Johann Martin Lappenberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 30, 1794
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 28
 50 
David Claypoole Johnston
0
Birthdate: March 25, 1799
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 8