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

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

Prosper MériméeProsper Mérimée
French
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,
Frédéric BazilleFrédéric Bazille
French
Painter

James Young SimpsonJames Young Simpson
Scottish
Physician
Comte de LautréamontComte de Lautréamont
French, Uruguayan
Poet, Writer

Victor NoirVictor Noir
French
Journalist

Emma WillardEmma Willard
American
American activist

Ignaz MoschelesIgnaz Moscheles
Pianist, Conductor, Composer, Educationist,

Anson BurlingameAnson Burlingame
American
Lawyer
John A. DahlgrenJohn A. Dahlgren
American
Inventor

Adam Lindsay GordonAdam Lindsay Gordon
Australian, Portuguese
Poet

Daniel MacliseDaniel Maclise
Northern Irish
Painter

Ferdinand von WrangelFerdinand von Wrangel
Russian
Explorer
Anthony Mary ClaretAnthony Mary Claret
Spanish
Missionary, Cleric, Catholic priest

George H. ThomasGeorge H. Thomas
American
Army Officer
Justo José de UrquizaJusto José de Urquiza
Argentinian
President

Saverio MercadanteSaverio Mercadante
Italian
Composer

Robert Cooper GrierRobert Cooper Grier
American
Judge
Michael William BalfeMichael William Balfe
Irish
Irish Composer

William Gilmore SimmsWilliam Gilmore Simms
American
Writer
Charles Xavier ThomasCharles Xavier Thomas
French
Inventor

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

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

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Jules de GoncourtJules de Goncourt
French
Novelist
Anna Cora MowattAnna Cora Mowatt
French, American
Author

Paul-Émile BottaPaul-Émile Botta
French, Italian
Scientist

Juliette Augusta Magill KinzieJuliette Augusta Magill Kinzie
American
Historian

Alexander DumasAlexander Dumas
French
 
Aasmund Olavsson VinjeAasmund Olavsson Vinje
Norwegian
Poet
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
 

Orla LehmannOrla Lehmann
Danish
Politician

Henry John BoultonHenry John Boulton
Canadian
lawyer, judge

Christen Mikkelsen KoldChristen Mikkelsen Kold
Danish
Educator

Albert BarnesAlbert Barnes
American
Theologian
Albrecht von GräfeAlbrecht von Gräfe
German, Prussian
Eye surgeon

Anton Martin SchweigaardAnton Martin Schweigaard
Norwegian
Educator
Henry John WallackHenry John Wallack
British
Actor

John RolphJohn Rolph
Canadian
Physician