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

Moshoeshoe IMoshoeshoe I
Mosotho
King

Anthony Mary ClaretAnthony Mary Claret
Spanish
Missionary, Cleric, Catholic priest
Prosper MériméeProsper Mérimée
French
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,

Victor NoirVictor Noir
French
Journalist
Gustavo Adolfo BécquerGustavo Adolfo Bécquer
Spanish
Poet, Short story writer, Playwright, Writer

Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
French, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer

Frédéric BazilleFrédéric Bazille
French
Painter

James Young SimpsonJames Young Simpson
Scottish
Physician

Ignaz MoschelesIgnaz Moscheles
Pianist, Conductor, Composer, Educationist,
Emma WillardEmma Willard
American
American activist

Robert Cooper GrierRobert Cooper Grier
American
Judge

Adam Lindsay GordonAdam Lindsay Gordon
Australian, Portuguese
Poet

David DrakeDavid Drake
American
Potter and poet
Anson BurlingameAnson Burlingame
American
Lawyer

John A. DahlgrenJohn A. Dahlgren
American
Inventor
George Villiers, 4th Earl of ClarendonGeorge Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
British
Diplomat

Saverio MercadanteSaverio Mercadante
Italian
Composer

George H. ThomasGeorge H. Thomas
American
Army Officer
Daniel MacliseDaniel Maclise
Northern Irish
Painter

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

Ferdinand von WrangelFerdinand von Wrangel
Russian
Explorer

Michael William BalfeMichael William Balfe
Irish
Irish Composer
Charles Auguste de BériotCharles Auguste de Bériot
Belgian
Composer

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Charles Xavier ThomasCharles Xavier Thomas
French
Inventor
Charles Forbes René de MontalembertCharles Forbes René de Montalembert
French
Publicist

Charles Joseph, comte de FlahautCharles Joseph, comte de Flahaut
French
Military general

Alexander DumasAlexander Dumas
French
 

David WilsonDavid Wilson
American
Politician
Arthur Saint-LéonArthur Saint-Léon
German, French
Ballet Master
Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de BerryMarie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry
French, Italian
Princess

Paul-Émile BottaPaul-Émile Botta
French, Italian
Scientist

Jules de GoncourtJules de Goncourt
French
Novelist

Aasmund Olavsson VinjeAasmund Olavsson Vinje
Norwegian
Poet
Juliette Augusta Magill KinzieJuliette Augusta Magill Kinzie
American
Historian

Juan Prim, 1st Count of ReusJuan Prim, 1st Count of Reus
Spanish
Statesman

Anna Cora MowattAnna Cora Mowatt
French, American
Author

Gustav StruveGustav Struve
German
Surgeon

Carl August von SteinheilCarl August von Steinheil
German, French
Physicist
Samuel BaileySamuel Bailey
British
Philosopher

Henrik HertzHenrik Hertz
Danish
Poet
John Pendleton KennedyJohn Pendleton Kennedy
American
Novelist

Henry John BoultonHenry John Boulton
Canadian
lawyer, judge

Orla LehmannOrla Lehmann
Danish
Politician
ChantharathChantharath
Thai, Laotian
King

Christen Mikkelsen KoldChristen Mikkelsen Kold
Danish
Educator
Albert BarnesAlbert Barnes
American
Theologian

Anton Martin SchweigaardAnton Martin Schweigaard
Norwegian
Educator

Ole Gabriel UelandOle Gabriel Ueland
Norwegian
Politician

Henry John WallackHenry John Wallack
British
Actor

John RolphJohn Rolph
Canadian
Physician
Albrecht von GräfeAlbrecht von Gräfe
German, Prussian
Eye surgeon

Victor de BroglieVictor de Broglie
French
Politician