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

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

Mary SomervilleMary Somerville
British, Scottish
Mathematician, Linguist, Translator, Astronomer,

George MeadeGeorge Meade
Spanish, American
Military personnel

Ludwig FeuerbachLudwig Feuerbach
German
Anthropologist, Philosopher, University teacher
Théophile GautierThéophile Gautier
French
writer, journalist, playwright, literary critic,

George CatlinGeorge Catlin
American
Painter
Kamehameha VKamehameha V
American
Monarch

Charles XV of SwedenCharles XV of Sweden
Swedish
Swedish king

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
Danish
Poet, Historian, Philosopher, Theologian, Writer,
Zeng GuofanZeng Guofan
Chinese
Political Leader

William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
British, Scottish
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University
José BurgosJosé Burgos
Filipino
Priest

Lowell MasonLowell Mason
American
Composer

Julius Schnorr von CarolsfeldJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
German
Painter
John BowringJohn Bowring
British
Economist

Frederick Denison MauriceFrederick Denison Maurice
British
Theologian
Francis LieberFrancis Lieber
German, American
Jurist

Thomas SullyThomas Sully
British
Portrait Painter

Edwin ForrestEdwin Forrest
American
Actor

Franz GrillparzerFranz Grillparzer
Austrian, Hungarian
Austrian writer
Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
Finnish
Finnish author
Fanny FernFanny Fern
American
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer,

Cornelius KrieghoffCornelius Krieghoff
Canadian, Dutch
Painter

John Frederick KensettJohn Frederick Kensett
American
Painter

Samuel BamfordSamuel Bamford
British
Writer
Johan Rudolf ThorbeckeJohan Rudolf Thorbecke
Dutch
Statesman

Joseph BatesJoseph Bates
American
sailor, preacher

Stanisław MoniuszkoStanisław Moniuszko
Polish
Composer