Famous People Who Died In 1872

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1872. This list includes people like Samuel Morse, Giuseppe Mazzini, Benito Juarez, James Gordon Bennett, Sr., Hugo von Mohl and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include journalists, political leaders, editors and philosophers who died in 1872. This list includes people from United States and many more countries.

William H. SewardWilliam H. Seward
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Samuel MorseSamuel Morse
American
Painter

Horace GreeleyHorace Greeley
American
Journalist

George MeadeGeorge Meade
Spanish, American
Army Officer

Benito JuarezBenito Juarez
Mexican
Mexican lawyer
Hugo von MohlHugo von Mohl
German
Botanist

James Gordon Bennett, Sr.James Gordon Bennett, Sr.
American
Founder of New York Herald

Princess Feodora of LeiningenPrincess Feodora of Leiningen
German
Princess
Ludwig FeuerbachLudwig Feuerbach
German
Anthropologist, Philosopher, University teacher

Mary SomervilleMary Somerville
British, Scottish
Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer,
Princess Sophie of BavariaPrincess Sophie of Bavaria
German
 

Kamehameha VKamehameha V
American
Monarch

George CatlinGeorge Catlin
American
Painter

Henry HalleckHenry Halleck
American
Officer

Théophile GautierThéophile Gautier
French
writer, journalist, playwright, literary critic,
Charles XV of SwedenCharles XV of Sweden
Swedish
King

Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of MayoRichard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo
British
Viceroy

James FiskJames Fisk
American
Stockbroker

Zeng GuofanZeng Guofan
Chinese
Political Leader
José BurgosJosé Burgos
Filipino
Priest

Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-LangenburgPrincess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
German
Princess
Joseph BatesJoseph Bates
American
sailor, preacher

Ram Singh KukaRam Singh Kuka
Indian
Philosopher

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
Danish
Author
John BowringJohn Bowring
British
Economist

Lowell MasonLowell Mason
American
Composer
Johan Rudolf ThorbeckeJohan Rudolf Thorbecke
Dutch
Statesman

William WentworthWilliam Wentworth
Australian
Journalist

Frederick Denison MauriceFrederick Denison Maurice
British
Theologian
William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
British, Scottish
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University

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Julius Schnorr von CarolsfeldJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
German
Painter
Thomas SullyThomas Sully
British
Portrait Painter

Franz GrillparzerFranz Grillparzer
Austrian, Hungarian
Austrian writer

Samuel BamfordSamuel Bamford
British
Writer

Edwin ForrestEdwin Forrest
American
Actor
Stanisław MoniuszkoStanisław Moniuszko
Polish
Composer
Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
Finnish
Finnish author

Francis LieberFrancis Lieber
German, American
Jurist

Fanny FernFanny Fern
American
Novelist

Cornelius KrieghoffCornelius Krieghoff
Canadian, Dutch
Painter
Peter CartwrightPeter Cartwright
American
Preacher

John Frederick KensettJohn Frederick Kensett
American
Painter

John Sandfield MacdonaldJohn Sandfield Macdonald
Canadian
Attorney

Friedrich Adolf TrendelenburgFriedrich Adolf Trendelenburg
German
Philosopher

Francis Rawdon ChesneyFrancis Rawdon Chesney
British, Northern Irish
Explorer
Pavel KiselyovPavel Kiselyov
Russian
Reformer

Charles LeverCharles Lever
Irish
Author
Félix Archimède PouchetFélix Archimède Pouchet
French
Naturalist

Ann PrestonAnn Preston
American
Physician

William Hepburn RussellWilliam Hepburn Russell
American
Businessman
Norman MacleodNorman Macleod
Scottish
Author

William B. WaddellWilliam B. Waddell
American
Pony Express founder
Jean-Henri Merle d'AubignéJean-Henri Merle d'Aubigné
Swiss
Minister

Henry Bulwer, 1st Baron Dalling and BulwerHenry Bulwer, 1st Baron Dalling and Bulwer
British
Politician

Jean-Gilbert-Victor Fialin, duke de PersignyJean-Gilbert-Victor Fialin, duke de Persigny
French
French statesman

Jean-Marie DuhamelJean-Marie Duhamel
French
Mathematician

Nikolay MilyutinNikolay Milyutin
Russian
Russian statesman
Matthew Davenport HillMatthew Davenport Hill
British
Lawyer

Lars Johan HiertaLars Johan Hierta
Swedish
Critic

Charles-Eugène DelaunayCharles-Eugène Delaunay
French
Astronomer

John McLeod CampbellJohn McLeod Campbell
Scottish
Theologian
Déryné Róza SzéppatakiDéryné Róza Széppataki
Hungarian
Opera singer

Ralph Randolph GurleyRalph Randolph Gurley
American
Abolitionist
Josephine Sophia White GriffingJosephine Sophia White Griffing
American
Reformer

Carsten HauchCarsten Hauch
Danish, Norwegian
Poet

Gaspard Théodore MollienGaspard Théodore Mollien
French
Diplomat
Emil DevrientEmil Devrient
German
Actor

Karl August DevrientKarl August Devrient
German
Actor
Prov SadovskyProv Sadovsky
Russian
Actor