Famous People Who Died In 1865

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.

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 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
67
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 16th President of the United States (1861-1865)
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

John Wilkes Booth
30
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin of President Abraham Lincoln
Birthdate: May 10, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Died: April 26

 3 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 20, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died: October 18

 4 Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chelsea, England
Died: November 12

 5 Sir William Rowan Hamilton

Sir William Rowan Hamilton
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 2

 6 Isabella Beeton

Isabella Beeton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 12, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: February 6

 7 Joseph Paxton

Joseph Paxton
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Gardener & Architect
Birthdate: August 3, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bedfordshire
Died: June 8
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 8 Edward Everett

Edward Everett
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former American senator
Birthdate: April 11, 1794
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: January 15

 9 Leopold I of Belgium

Leopold I of Belgium
3
Famous As: First King of the Belgians (1831-1865)
Birthdate: December 16, 1790
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: December 10

 10 George Atzerodt

George Atzerodt
0
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 12, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anrode, Germany
Died: July 7

 11 Lewis Powell

Lewis Powell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier, Murder
Birthdate: April 22, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Randolph County, Alabama, United States
Died: July 7

 12 James Barry

James Barry
2
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: military physician, Surgeon
Birthdate: November 9, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: July 25

 13 Paul Bogle

Paul Bogle
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: 1822 AD
Birthplace: St. Thomas Parish, Jamaica
Died: October 24

 14 Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia

Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: September 20, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alexander Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 24

 15 Madeleine Sophie Barat

Madeleine Sophie Barat
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: December 12, 1779
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Joigny, France
Died: May 25

 16 Anna Pavlovna of Russia

Anna Pavlovna of Russia
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: January 18, 1795
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 1

 17 David Herold

David Herold
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Pharmacist's assistant
Birthdate: June 16, 1842
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maryland, United States
Died: July 7

 18 Christian Jürgensen Thomsen

Christian Jürgensen Thomsen
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Famous As: Antiquarian
Birthdate: December 29, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 21

 19 Tom Sayers

Tom Sayers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 25, 1826
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: November 8
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 William C. Quantrill

William C. Quantrill
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Confederate guerrilla leader
Birthdate: July 31, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canal Dover, Ohio, United States
Died: June 6

 21 Andrés Bello

Andrés Bello
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Poet, Legislator, Philosopher, Educator, Philologist, Diplomat, Politician, Translator, Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1781
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caracas
Died: October 15

 22 Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller

Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 15, 1793
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 23

 23 John Lindley

John Lindley
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: February 5, 1799
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Old Catton, England
Died: November 1

 24 Thomas Corwin

Thomas Corwin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 29, 1794
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 18

 25 Fredrika Bremer

Fredrika Bremer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 17, 1801
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: December 31

 26 William Jackson Hooker

William Jackson Hooker
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: July 6, 1785
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: August 12

 27 Stephen Allen Benson

Stephen Allen Benson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Maryland, United States
Died: January 24

 28 William Becknell

William Becknell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 1787 AD
Birthplace: Amherst County, Virginia, United States
Died: April 30

 29 Ignaz Semmelweis

Ignaz Semmelweis
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tabán, Budapest, Hungary
Died: August 13

 30 Kunisada

Kunisada
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 12

 31 Lydia Sigourney

Lydia Sigourney
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 1, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 10

 32 Mary Surratt

Mary Surratt
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal, Businessperson
Birthdate: 1823 AD
Birthplace: Waterloo, Maryland, United States
Died: July 7

 33 Fitz Henry Lane

Fitz Henry Lane
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 19, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 14

 34 Heinrich Lenz

Heinrich Lenz
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 12, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tartu
Died: February 10

 35 Pierre Chouteau, Jr.

Pierre Chouteau, Jr.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Merchant
Birthdate: January 19, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 6

 36 Thomas Hancock

Thomas Hancock
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Famous As: inventor, engineer
Birthdate: May 8, 1786
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marlborough, Wiltshire
Died: March 26

 37 Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld

Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: July 2, 1836
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: July 21

 38 Joseph Emerson Worcester

Joseph Emerson Worcester
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Lexicographer
Birthdate: August 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
Died: October 27

 39 Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 3, 1804
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heyshott, United Kingdom
Died: April 2

 40 Manfredo Fanti

Manfredo Fanti
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: February 23, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Carpi, Italy
Died: April 5

 41 Albert Oppel

Albert Oppel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Paleontologist
Birthdate: December 19, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Germany
Died: December 22

 42 Henry Wirz

Henry Wirz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: November 25, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 10

 43 David Claypoole Johnston

David Claypoole Johnston
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: March 25, 1799
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 8

 44 Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: January 19

 45 Amanz Gressly

Amanz Gressly
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: July 17, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bärschwil, Switzerland
Died: April 13

 46 Johann Martin Lappenberg

Johann Martin Lappenberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: July 30, 1794
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 28

 47 Alexandros Mavrokordatos

Alexandros Mavrokordatos
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 11, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: August 18

 48 Alecu Donici

Alecu Donici
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 19, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Donici, Orhei, Romania
Died: January 21

 49 John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Businessperson
Birthdate: February 6, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Died: March 14

 50 Robert FitzRoy

Robert FitzRoy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: July 5, 1805
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ampton
Died: April 30