Famous People Who Died In 1870

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1870. This list includes people like Charles Dickens, Robert E. Lee, Alexandre Dumas, Francisco Solano López, Alexander Herzen and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include soldiers, playwrights, novelists and poets who died in 1870. This list includes people from France, United States and many more countries.

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
British
Writer
Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
American
Confederate General in the American Civil War

David FarragutDavid Farragut
American
Officer

Alexander HerzenAlexander Herzen
Russian
Father of Russian socialism

Francisco Solano LópezFrancisco Solano López
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay
Thomas BrasseyThomas Brassey
British
Civil Engineer

Alexander DumasAlexander Dumas
French
 

Victor NoirVictor Noir
French
Journalist
George H. ThomasGeorge H. Thomas
American
Army Officer

Moshoeshoe IMoshoeshoe I
Mosotho
King
James Young SimpsonJames Young Simpson
Scottish
Physician

Gustavo Adolfo BécquerGustavo Adolfo Bécquer
Spanish
Poet, Short story writer, Playwright, Writer

Prosper MériméeProsper Mérimée
French
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,

Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
French, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer

Frédéric BazilleFrédéric Bazille
French
Painter
Ignaz MoschelesIgnaz Moscheles
Pianist, Conductor, Composer, Educationist,

Anson BurlingameAnson Burlingame
American
Lawyer

Anthony Mary ClaretAnthony Mary Claret
Spanish
Missionary, Cleric, Catholic priest

Emma WillardEmma Willard
American
American activist
Albert BarnesAlbert Barnes
American
Theologian

John A. DahlgrenJohn A. Dahlgren
American
Inventor
Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de BerryMarie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry
French, Italian
Princess

Adam Lindsay GordonAdam Lindsay Gordon
Australian, Portuguese
Poet

George Villiers, 4th Earl of ClarendonGeorge Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
British
Diplomat
Daniel MacliseDaniel Maclise
Northern Irish
Painter

Victor de BroglieVictor de Broglie
French
Politician
Robert Cooper GrierRobert Cooper Grier
American
Judge

John Pendleton KennedyJohn Pendleton Kennedy
American
Novelist

Saverio MercadanteSaverio Mercadante
Italian
Composer
David DrakeDavid Drake
American
Potter and poet

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Justo José de UrquizaJusto José de Urquiza
Argentinian
President
William Gilmore SimmsWilliam Gilmore Simms
American
Writer

Ferdinand von WrangelFerdinand von Wrangel
Russian
Explorer

Charles Auguste de BériotCharles Auguste de Bériot
Belgian
Composer

Michael William BalfeMichael William Balfe
Irish
Irish Composer
Charles Joseph, comte de FlahautCharles Joseph, comte de Flahaut
French
Military general
Charles Forbes René de MontalembertCharles Forbes René de Montalembert
French
Publicist

Arthur Saint-LéonArthur Saint-Léon
German, French
Ballet Master

Charles Xavier ThomasCharles Xavier Thomas
French
Inventor

Paul-Émile BottaPaul-Émile Botta
French, Italian
Scientist
Albrecht von GräfeAlbrecht von Gräfe
German, Prussian
Eye surgeon

Jules de GoncourtJules de Goncourt
French
Novelist

Anna Cora MowattAnna Cora Mowatt
French, American
Author

Juliette Augusta Magill KinzieJuliette Augusta Magill Kinzie
American
Historian

Gustav StruveGustav Struve
German
Surgeon
David WilsonDavid Wilson
American
Politician

Aasmund Olavsson VinjeAasmund Olavsson Vinje
Norwegian
Poet
Carl August von SteinheilCarl August von Steinheil
German, French
Physicist

Henrik HertzHenrik Hertz
Danish
Poet

Samuel BaileySamuel Bailey
British
Philosopher
ChantharathChantharath
Thai, Laotian
King

Orla LehmannOrla Lehmann
Danish
Politician
Juan Prim, 1st Count of ReusJuan Prim, 1st Count of Reus
Spanish
Statesman

Henry John BoultonHenry John Boulton
Canadian
lawyer, judge

John RolphJohn Rolph
Canadian
Physician

Christen Mikkelsen KoldChristen Mikkelsen Kold
Danish
Educator

Anton Martin SchweigaardAnton Martin Schweigaard
Norwegian
Educator
Ole Gabriel UelandOle Gabriel Ueland
Norwegian
Politician

Henry John WallackHenry John Wallack
British
Actor