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 
Charles Dickens
(The Greatest Novelist of the Victorian Era)

Charles Dickens
22
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landport, Hampshire, England
Died: June 9

 2 
Robert E. Lee
(Confederate General in the American Civil War)

Robert E. Lee
85
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 19, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stratford, Virginia, United States
Died: October 12

 3 

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

 4 
David Farragut
(Military officer)

David Farragut
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Farragut, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 14

 5 
Francisco Solano López
(Former President of Paraguay)

Francisco Solano López
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asunción
Died: March 1

 6 

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: December 22

 7 
Prosper Mérimée
(Former writer in the movement of Romanticism, and one of the pioneers of the novella, a short novel or long short story)

Prosper Mérimée
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 28, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 23
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 8 
George H. Thomas
(Army Officer)

George H. Thomas
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newsoms, Virginia, United States
Died: March 28

 9 

Frédéric Bazille
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: November 28

 10 
Victor Noir
(Journalist)

Victor Noir
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1848
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Attigny, France
Died: January 11

 11 
Louise Lehzen
(Governess)

Louise Lehzen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 3, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingdom of Hanover
Died: September 9

 12 
Josef Strauss
(Composer)

Josef Strauss
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 22

 13 
Emma Willard
(American activist)

Emma Willard
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 23, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 15

Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 2

 15 
Alexander Herzen
(Father of Russian socialism)

Alexander Herzen
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 6, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: January 21

 16 
Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
(Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's son)

Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 5, 1805
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Died: June 17

 17 
Ignaz Moscheles
(Composer)

Ignaz Moscheles
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1794
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: March 10

 18 
David Drake
(Potter and poet)

David Drake
0
Birthdate: 1800 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1870 AD

 19 

Saverio Mercadante
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 16, 1795
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Altamura, Italy
Died: December 17

 20 

Justo José de Urquiza
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1801
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Entre Rios, Argentina
Died: April 11

 21 

John Pendleton Kennedy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 25, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: August 18

Charles Auguste de Bériot
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 20, 1802
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium
Died: April 8

 23 

Charles Joseph, comte de Flahaut
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 21, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1

 24 

Ferdinand von Wrangel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pskov, Russia
Died: June 6

 25 
Thomas Brassey
(Civil Engineer)

Thomas Brassey
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 7, 1805
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buerton
Died: December 8

 26 
Albrecht von Gräfe
(Eye surgeon)

Albrecht von Gräfe
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 22, 1828
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 20

 27 
Arthur Saint-Léon
(Ballet Master)

Arthur Saint-Léon
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 2

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

 29 
Anna Kingsley
(Landowner)

Anna Kingsley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: June 30

 30 

Moshoeshoe I
0
Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Lesotho
Died: March 11

 31 

Majid bin Said of Zanzibar
0
Birthdate: 1834 AD
Birthplace: Unguja, Tanzania
Died: October 7

 32 
Felix Salm-Salm
(Military personnel)

Felix Salm-Salm
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1828
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anholt, Germany
Died: August 18

 33 
Orla Lehmann
(Politician)

Orla Lehmann
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1810
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: September 13

 34 

George Pollard, Jr.
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1791
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 7

Comte de Lautréamont
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 4, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: November 24

 36 

John A. Dahlgren
0
Birthdate: November 13, 1809
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 12

 37 

Anson Burlingame
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 14, 1820
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Berlin, New York, United States
Died: February 23

Adam Lindsay Gordon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faial Island, Portugal
Died: June 24

Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 5, 1798
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Caserta, Caserta, Italy
Died: April 16

 40 

Daniel Maclise
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1806
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: April 25

 41 
Lazarus Geiger
(Philosopher, philologist)

Lazarus Geiger
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: August 29

 42 

James Young Simpson
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 7, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Died: May 6

 43 

William Gilmore Simms
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 17, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 11

 44 
John Duncan
(Theologian)

John Duncan
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Scotland
Died: February 26

Alexander Kasimovich Kazembek
0
Birthdate: June 22, 1802
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rasht, Iran
Died: November 27

 46 

Robert Cooper Grier
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 5, 1794
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 25

George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 12, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 27

Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 6, 1814
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Reus, Spain
Died: December 30

 49 
Armand Barbes
(Politician, Lawyer)

Armand Barbes
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 18, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Died: June 26

 50 
David G. Burnet
(Early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841))

David G. Burnet
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 5