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.

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 Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Confederate General in the American Civil War
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stratford Hall, Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: October 12

 2 Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landport, Hampshire, England
Died: June 9
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
Died: December 5

 4 George H. Thomas

George H. Thomas.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: July 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newsoms, Virginia, United States
Died: March 28

 5 David Farragut

David Farragut.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: July 5, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Farragut, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 14

 6 Moshoeshoe I

Moshoeshoe I
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Lesotho
Died: March 11

 7 John Rolph

John Rolph
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: March 4, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thornbury
Died: October 19
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 8 Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: June 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 2

 9 Francisco Solano López

Francisco Solano López.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Paraguay
Birthdate: July 24, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asunción
Died: March 1

 10 Louise Lehzen

Louise Lehzen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Governess
Birthdate: October 3, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingdom of Hanover
Died: September 9

 11 Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen.
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Famous As: Father of Russian socialism
Birthdate: April 6, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: January 21

 12 Victor Noir

Victor Noir
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Attigny
Died: January 10

 13 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: October 3, 1797
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 29

 14 Prosper Mérimée

Prosper Mérimée
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian, Translator, Politician, Writer, Novelist, Painter, Playwright
Birthdate: September 28, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris
Died: September 23

 15 Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte

Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's son
Birthdate: July 5, 1805
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: June 17

 16 Comte de Lautréamont

Comte de Lautréamont
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 4, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: November 24

 17 Frédéric Bazille

Frédéric Bazille
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 6, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: November 28

 18 Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Short story writer, Playwright, Writer
Birthdate: February 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seville
Died: December 22

 19 James Young Simpson

James Young Simpson
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: June 7, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Died: May 6

 20 Ignaz Moscheles

Ignaz Moscheles
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist, Conductor, Composer, Educationist, Musicologist, Music educator, Diarist, University teacher, Musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1794
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague
Died: March 10

 21 David Drake

David Drake
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Famous As: Potter and poet
Birthdate: 1800 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1870 AD

 22 Anthony Mary Claret

Anthony Mary Claret
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Missionary, Cleric, Catholic priest
Birthdate: December 23, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sallent de Llobregat
Died: October 23

 23 Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry

Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 5, 1798
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Caserta, Caserta, Italy
Died: April 16

 24 Princess Louise of Prussia

Princess Louise of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 1, 1808
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Königsberg, Prussian
Died: December 6

 25 Albert Barnes

Albert Barnes
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: December 1, 1798
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Died: December 24

 26 Anson Burlingame

Anson Burlingame
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 14, 1820
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Berlin, New York, United States
Died: February 23

 27 Josef Strauss

Josef Strauss
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 20, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 22

 28 John A. Dahlgren

John A. Dahlgren
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: November 13, 1809
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 12

 29 Adam Lindsay Gordon

Adam Lindsay Gordon
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faial Island, Portugal
Died: June 24

 30 George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon

George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: January 12, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 27

 31 Victor de Broglie

Victor de Broglie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 28, 1785
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 25

 32 Ferdinand von Wrangel

Ferdinand von Wrangel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: January 9, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pskov, Russia
Died: June 6

 33 Daniel Maclise

Daniel Maclise
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 25, 1806
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: April 25

 34 Justo José de Urquiza

Justo José de Urquiza
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: October 18, 1801
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Entre Rios, Argentina
Died: April 11

 35 Emma Willard

Emma Willard
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: American activist
Birthdate: February 23, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 15

 36 Thomas Brassey

Thomas Brassey.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: November 7, 1805
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buerton
Died: December 8

 37 Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus

Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: December 6, 1814
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reus, Spain
Died: December 30

 38 William Gilmore Simms

William Gilmore Simms
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 17, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 11

 39 Saverio Mercadante

Saverio Mercadante
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 16, 1795
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Altamura, Italy
Died: December 17

 40 John Pendleton Kennedy

John Pendleton Kennedy
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 25, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: August 18

 41 Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Irish Composer
Birthdate: May 15, 1808
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 20

 42 Charles Joseph, comte de Flahaut

Charles Joseph, comte de Flahaut
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: April 21, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1

 43 Robert Cooper Grier

Robert Cooper Grier
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: March 5, 1794
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 25

 44 Charles Auguste de Bériot

Charles Auguste de Bériot
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 20, 1802
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium
Died: April 8

 45 Charles Forbes René de Montalembert

Charles Forbes René de Montalembert
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Famous As: Publicist
Birthdate: April 15, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 13

 46 Charles Xavier Thomas

Charles Xavier Thomas
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: May 5, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colmar, France
Died: March 12

 47 Arthur Saint-Léon

Arthur Saint-Léon
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet Master
Birthdate: September 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 2

 48 Paul-Émile Botta

Paul-Émile Botta
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: December 6, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: March 29

 49 Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie

Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: September 11, 1806
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 15

 50 Albrecht von Gräfe

Albrecht von Gräfe
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Eye surgeon
Birthdate: May 22, 1828
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 20