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.

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 Giuseppe Mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1805
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: March 10

 2 Benito Juarez

Benito Juarez.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Lawyer, Politician
Birthdate: March 21, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Pablo Guelatao, Mexico
Died: July 18
Height: 4'6" (137 cm)

 3 William H. Seward

William H. Seward.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Secretary of State
Birthdate: May 16, 1801
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florida, New York, United States
Died: October 10

 4 Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 27, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston
Died: April 2

 5 Princess Feodora of Leiningen

Princess Feodora of Leiningen.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 7, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amorbach, Germany
Died: September 23

 6 George Meade

George Meade.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: December 31, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: November 6

 7 Horace Greeley

Horace Greeley.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: February 3, 1811
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amherst, New Hampshire, United States
Died: November 29
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 8 Charles XV of Sweden

Charles XV of Sweden
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: May 3, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 18

 9 Princess Sophie of Bavaria

Princess Sophie of Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 28

 10 Ludwig Feuerbach

Ludwig Feuerbach
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: July 28, 1804
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Landshut, Germany
Died: September 13

 11 Kamehameha V

Kamehameha V
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: December 11, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 11

 12 Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo

Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Viceroy
Birthdate: February 21, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 8

 13 George Catlin

George Catlin
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 26, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 23

 14 Mary Somerville

Mary Somerville
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer, Scientist
Birthdate: December 26, 1780
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jedburgh
Died: November 28

 15 Henry Halleck

Henry Halleck
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: January 16, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westernville, New York, United States
Died: January 9

 16 Théophile Gautier

Théophile Gautier
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: writer, journalist, playwright, literary critic, art critic
Birthdate: August 31, 1811
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tarbes
Died: October 22

 17 James Fisk

James Fisk
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Stockbroker
Birthdate: April 1, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pownal, Vermont, United States
Died: January 7

 18 Zeng Guofan

Zeng Guofan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: November 26, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shuangfeng, China
Died: March 12

 19 James Gordon Bennett, Sr.

James Gordon Bennett, Sr..
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Famous As: Founder of New York Herald
Birthdate: September 1, 1795
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keith
Died: June 1

 20 Joseph Bates

Joseph Bates
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: sailor, preacher
Birthdate: July 8, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Died: March 19

 21 Prince Albert of Prussia

Prince Albert of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: October 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: October 14

 22 Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: July 7, 1839
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: February 10

 23 José Burgos

José Burgos
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: February 9, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vigan City, Philippines
Died: February 17

 24 Ram Singh Kuka

Ram Singh Kuka
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 3, 1816
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bhaini, India
Died: January 18

 25 John Frederick Kensett

John Frederick Kensett
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 22, 1816
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 14

 26 William Wentworth

William Wentworth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 13, 1790
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norfolk Island, Australia
Died: March 20

 27 N. F. S. Grundtvig

N. F. S. Grundtvig
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 8, 1783
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vordingborg Municipality, Denmark
Died: September 2

 28 John Bowring

John Bowring
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 17, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: November 23

 29 Somdej Toh

Somdej Toh
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Monk
Birthdate: April 17, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tha Ruea, Ayutthaya, Siam, Thailand
Died: June 22

 30 Frederick Denison Maurice

Frederick Denison Maurice
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: August 29, 1805
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Normanston, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 1

 31 Franz Grillparzer

Franz Grillparzer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Austrian writer
Birthdate: January 15, 1791
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 21

 32 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 26, 1794
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: May 24

 33 Thomas Sully

Thomas Sully
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Famous As: Portrait Painter
Birthdate: June 19, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Horncastle, England
Died: November 5

 34 William John Macquorn Rankine

William John Macquorn Rankine
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: July 5, 1820
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: December 24

 35 Lowell Mason

Lowell Mason
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 8, 1792
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Medfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 11

 36 Edwin Forrest

Edwin Forrest
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 9, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 12

 37 Aleksis Kivi

Aleksis Kivi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 10, 1834
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palojoki, Finland
Died: December 31

 38 Stanisław Moniuszko

Stanisław Moniuszko
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 5, 1819
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ubel', Belarus
Died: June 4

 39 Johan Rudolf Thorbecke

Johan Rudolf Thorbecke
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: January 14, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zwolle, Netherlands
Died: June 4

 40 Hugo von Mohl

Hugo von Mohl.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: April 8, 1805
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: April 1

 41 Francis Lieber

Francis Lieber
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: March 18, 1800
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: October 2

 42 John Sandfield Macdonald

John Sandfield Macdonald
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: December 12, 1812
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glengarry County, Ontario, Canada
Died: June 1

 43 Fanny Fern

Fanny Fern
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 9, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: October 10

 44 Samuel Bamford

Samuel Bamford
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 28, 1788
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middleton, England
Died: April 13

 45 Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 19, 1815
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 5

 46 Peter Cartwright

Peter Cartwright
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: September 1, 1785
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amherst County, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25

 47 Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg

Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 30, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eutin, Germany
Died: January 24

 48 Charles Lever

Charles Lever
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 31, 1806
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 1

 49 Pavel Kiselyov

Pavel Kiselyov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Reformer
Birthdate: January 19, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 26

 50 Jean-Gilbert-Victor Fialin, duke de Persigny

Jean-Gilbert-Victor Fialin, duke de Persigny
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: French statesman
Birthdate: January 11, 1808
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-Lespinasse, France
Died: January 12