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.

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

George MeadeGeorge Meade
Spanish, American
Army Officer

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,
Ludwig FeuerbachLudwig Feuerbach
German
Anthropologist, Philosopher, University teacher

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

Kamehameha VKamehameha V
American
Monarch

George CatlinGeorge Catlin
American
Painter

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

Zeng GuofanZeng Guofan
Chinese
Political Leader
Julius Schnorr von CarolsfeldJulius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
German
Painter

Stanisław MoniuszkoStanisław Moniuszko
Polish
Composer

William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
British, Scottish
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University

N. F. S. GrundtvigN. F. S. Grundtvig
Danish
Author
Frederick Denison MauriceFrederick Denison Maurice
British
Theologian

Edwin ForrestEdwin Forrest
American
Actor
John BowringJohn Bowring
British
Economist

Francis LieberFrancis Lieber
German, American
Jurist

Lowell MasonLowell Mason
American
Composer
Thomas SullyThomas Sully
British
Portrait Painter

Franz GrillparzerFranz Grillparzer
Austrian, Hungarian
Austrian writer
José BurgosJosé Burgos
Filipino
Priest

Aleksis KiviAleksis Kivi
Finnish
Finnish author

Fanny FernFanny Fern
American
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer,
Friedrich Adolf TrendelenburgFriedrich Adolf Trendelenburg
German
Philosopher

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John Frederick KensettJohn Frederick Kensett
American
Painter
Cornelius KrieghoffCornelius Krieghoff
Canadian, Dutch
Painter

John Sandfield MacdonaldJohn Sandfield Macdonald
Canadian
Attorney

Samuel BamfordSamuel Bamford
British
Writer

Charles LeverCharles Lever
Irish
Author
Pavel KiselyovPavel Kiselyov
Russian
Reformer
William Hepburn RussellWilliam Hepburn Russell
American
Businessman

Ann PrestonAnn Preston
American
Physician

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

Félix Archimède PouchetFélix Archimède Pouchet
French
Naturalist
Lars Johan HiertaLars Johan Hierta
Swedish
Critic

Francis Rawdon ChesneyFrancis Rawdon Chesney
British, Northern Irish
Explorer

Charles-Eugène DelaunayCharles-Eugène Delaunay
French
Astronomer

John McLeod CampbellJohn McLeod Campbell
Scottish
Theologian

Jean-Marie DuhamelJean-Marie Duhamel
French
Mathematician
Johan Rudolf ThorbeckeJohan Rudolf Thorbecke
Dutch
Statesman

Ralph Randolph GurleyRalph Randolph Gurley
American
Abolitionist
Carsten HauchCarsten Hauch
Danish, Norwegian
Poet

Déryné Róza SzéppatakiDéryné Róza Széppataki
Hungarian
Opera singer

Matthew Davenport HillMatthew Davenport Hill
British
Lawyer
Josephine Sophia White GriffingJosephine Sophia White Griffing
American
Reformer

James FiskJames Fisk
American
Stockbroker
Emil DevrientEmil Devrient
German
Actor

Karl August DevrientKarl August Devrient
German
Actor

Joseph BatesJoseph Bates
American
sailor, preacher

Peter CartwrightPeter Cartwright
American
Preacher

Jean-Henri Merle d'AubignéJean-Henri Merle d'Aubigné
Swiss
Minister