Famous People Who Died In 1874

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1874. This list includes people like Millard Fillmore, Charles Sumner, Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin, Cochise, Johann Philipp Reis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, historians, inventors and philanthropists who died in 1874. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France and many more countries.
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Millard Fillmore
(13th President of the United States (1850 - 1853))
Millard Fillmore
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moravia, New York, United States
Died: March 8
 2 
Chang Bunker
(Showmen)
Chang Bunker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Meklong, Thailand
Died: January 17
 3 
Cochise
(leader of the Chihuicahui local group of the Chokonen and principal nantan of the Chokonen band of the Chiricahua Apache)
Cochise
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1805 AD
Birthplace: New Spain
Died: June 8
 4 
Charles Sumner
(Politician)
Charles Sumner
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 6, 1811
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston
Died: March 11
 5 
Ezra Cornell
(Businessman)
Ezra Cornell
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 11, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 9
 6 
Jules Michelet
(Former French nationalist historian best known for his monumental Histoire de France (1833–67))
Jules Michelet
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Birthdate: August 21, 1798
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 9
 7 
Howard Staunton
(Chess Master)
Howard Staunton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 22
 8 
Adolphe Quetelet
(Belgian Astronomer and Mathematician Who Introduced Statistics in Social Sciences)
Adolphe Quetelet
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: February 17
 9 
David Strauss
(German Theologian)
David Strauss
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Birthdate: January 27, 1808
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: February 8
 10 
Constantin von Tischendorf
(German Biblical Scholar Known for Discovering World's Oldest and Most Complete Bible)
Constantin von Tischendorf
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 18, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saxony, Germany
Died: December 7
Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 20
 12 
William B. Cushing
(Naval officer)
William B. Cushing
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 4, 1842
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delafield, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 17
 13 
Anders Jonas Ångström
(Swedish physicist)
Anders Jonas Ångström
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1814
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Timrå Municipality
Died: June 21
 14 
Owen Jones
(architect)
Owen Jones
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: April 19
Princess Maria of Romania
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: April 9
 16 
Gerrit Smith
(Former Member of the United States Representatives from New York's 22nd District (1853 - 1854))
Gerrit Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1797
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: December 28
Benjamin Robbins Curtis
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 15
 18 
Gail Borden
(Inventor)
Gail Borden
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Birthdate: November 9, 1801
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Norwich, Chenango County, New York, United States
Died: January 11
 19 
Franklin Buchanan
(Naval Officer)
Franklin Buchanan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1800
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: May 11
 20 
Johann Philipp Reis
(Physicist, Inventor)
Johann Philipp Reis
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Birthdate: January 7, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gelnhausen
Died: January 14
 21 
Phoebe Palmer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 2
 22 
Ilija Garašanin
(The Prime Minister of Serbia (1852-1853, 1861-1867))
Ilija Garašanin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Garasi, Serbia
Died: June 22
 23 
Patrick Matthew
(Agriculturalist)
Patrick Matthew
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 20, 1790
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: June 8
 24 
Wilhelm von Kaulbach
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Birthdate: October 15, 1805
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Died: April 7
 25 
Abraham Geiger
(Former rabbi and scholar, considered the founding father of Reform Judaism)
Abraham Geiger
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Birthdate: May 24, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: October 23
 26 
John Henry Anderson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Craigmyle, Scotland
Died: February 5
 27 
John Edgar Thomson
(American Civil Engineer and Industrialist)
John Edgar Thomson
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 10, 1808
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 27
Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmuller
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1806
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany
Died: February 13
 29 
Max Schultze
(German Microscopic Anatomist Known for His Discovery of Protoplasm Theory)
Max Schultze
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 25, 1825
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Died: January 16
 30 
Johann Heinrich von Mädler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 29, 1794
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 14
 31 
Fritz Reuter
(Novelist)
Fritz Reuter
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stavenhagen, Germany
Died: July 12
 32 
Ada Clare
(Actress)
Ada Clare
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Birthdate: 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: March 4
 33 
James Bogardus
(Inventor)
James Bogardus
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Birthdate: March 14, 1800
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Catskill, New York, United States
Died: April 13
 34 
Peter Andreas Hansen
(German Astronomer)
Peter Andreas Hansen
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 8, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tonder, Schleswig, Denmark
Died: March 28
 35 
Charles Tilstone Beke
(British Geographer and Explorer)
Charles Tilstone Beke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stepney, England
Died: July 31
Sydney Thompson Dobell
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1824
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cranbrook, England
Died: August 22
 37 
Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin
(French Politician, Lawyer and One of the Leaders of the French Revolution of 1848)
Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 2, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 31
Charles-Étienne Brasseur de Bourbourg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1814
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bourbourg, France
Died: January 8
Hans Conon von der Gabelentz
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Birthdate: October 13, 1807
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Altenburg, Germany
Died: September 3
 40 
Jean Cruveilhier
(Anatomist)
Jean Cruveilhier
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 9, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Limoges, France
Died: March 10
 41 
Feng Guifen
(Scholar)
Feng Guifen
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Birthdate: 1809 AD
Birthplace: Wu County, China
Died: May 28
 42 
Zilpah P. Grant Banister
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 30, 1794
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norfolk, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 3
 43 
Master Betty
(Child actor)
Master Betty
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Birthdate: September 13, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, England
Died: August 24
 44 
August Sohlman
(Journalist)
August Sohlman
0
Birthdate: May 24, 1824
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Närke, Sweden
Died: July 5
 45 
Countess of Ségur
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 8
 46 
Henry H. Spalding
(Missionary)
Henry H. Spalding
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1803 AD
Birthplace: Bath, New York, United States
Died: August 3
 47 
François Guizot
(Politician, Diplomat, Historian, Translator, Writer, Literary critic, Carpenter)
François Guizot
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1787
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nîmes
Died: September 12
Fox Maule Ramsay, 11th earl of Dalhousie
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 22, 1801
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brechin Castle, Scotland
Died: July 6
 49 
John Bachman
(American Lutheran Minister and Naturalist)
John Bachman
0
Birthdate: February 4, 1790
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: February 24
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Octave Tassaert
3
Birthdate: July 26, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 24