Famous People Who Died In 1877

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1877. This list includes people like Cornelius Vanderbilt, Crazy Horse, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Brigham Young, Caroline Chisholm and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, military leaders, political leaders and inventors who died in 1877. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France and many more countries.
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 1 
Cornelius Vanderbilt
(Business Tycoon & Philanthropist)
Cornelius Vanderbilt
8
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 27, 1794
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Staten Island
Died: January 4
 2 
Crazy Horse
(Military Leader, Folk Hero)
Crazy Horse
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota
Died: September 5
 3 
Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Confederate General During the American Civil War)
Nathan Bedford Forrest
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 13, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 4 
Gustave Courbet
(French Painter and Leader of the 19th Century Realist Movement)
Gustave Courbet
1
Birthdate: June 10, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ornans, France
Died: December 31
 5 
Brigham Young
(Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Brigham Young
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1801
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitingham
Died: August 29
 6 
Jung Bahadur Rana
(8th Prime Minister of Nepal)
Jung Bahadur Rana
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1817
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Borlang, Nepal
Died: February 25
 7 
Henry Fox Talbot
(English Scientist, Inventor, and Pioneer Photographer Who Invented the ‘Salted Paper’ and ‘Calotype’ Processes)
Henry Fox Talbot
0
Birthdate: February 11, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbury, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 17
 8 
Caroline Chisholm
(Immigrant Welfare Activist)
Caroline Chisholm
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 30, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wootton, Northampton, England
Died: March 25
 9 
Walter Bagehot
(Journalist, businessman, and essayist, who wrote extensively about government, economics, literature and race.)
Walter Bagehot
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langport, Somerset, England
Died: March 24
 10 
Caroline Norton
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 22, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: June 15
 11 
Urbain Le Verrier
(French Astronomer and Mathematician Best Known for Predicting the Existence and Position of 'Neptune' Using Only Mathematics)
Urbain Le Verrier
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Lô, France
Died: September 23
 12 
Alexander Bain
(Inventor of Electric Clock)
Alexander Bain
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watten
Died: January 2
 13 
Raphael Semmes
(Confederate naval officer)
Raphael Semmes
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland
Died: August 30
 14 
Juan Manuel de Rosas
(Dictator of Argentina)
Juan Manuel de Rosas
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1793
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: March 14
 15 
James Douglas
(British colonial governor on Vancouver Island (now British Columbia))
James Douglas
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Demerara
Died: August 2
Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: January 18
Sophie of Württemberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg Residential Palace, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: June 3
 18 
Hermann Grassmann
(German Polymath Best Known for His Work as a Mathematician)
Hermann Grassmann
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 26
Gustav, Prince of Vasa
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1799
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 5
 20 
Antoni Patek
(Watchmaker)
Antoni Patek
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 14, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Piaski, Poland
Died: March 1
Amalie Auguste of Bavaria
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1801
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: November 8
 22 
Saigo Takamori
(Samurai, Poet)
Saigo Takamori
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima
Died: September 24
Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: December 20
 24 
Adolphe Thiers
(The Second Elected President of France and First President of the 'French Third Republic')
Adolphe Thiers
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 15, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bouc-Bel-Air, France
Died: September 3
 25 
Bede Polding
(Bishop)
Bede Polding
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 18, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: March 16
 26 
Charles Wilkes
(Naval Officer)
Charles Wilkes
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1798
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 8
 27 
Yakub Beg
(Adventurer)
Yakub Beg
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1820 AD
Birthplace: Khanate of Kokand, Uzbekistan
Died: May 30
 28 
Kido Takayoshi
(Politician, Statesman, Diplomat)
Kido Takayoshi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chōshū Domain
Died: May 26
 29 
Placide Cappeau
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 25, 1808
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Roquemaure, France
Died: August 8
Mercy Ruggles Bisbe Jackson
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 17, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hardwick, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 13
 31 
Anthimus VI of Constantinople
(Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople)
Anthimus VI of Constantinople
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1782 AD
Birthplace: Kutali Island, Turkey
Died: December 7
 32 
Antoine-Augustin Cournot
(Philosopher and Mathematician Known for His Contribution to the Development of Economics)
Antoine-Augustin Cournot
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 28, 1801
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gray, France
Died: March 31
 33 
John Lothrop Motley
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1814
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 29
 34 
Oliver P. Morton
(Politician)
Oliver P. Morton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 4, 1823
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wayne County, Indiana, United States
Died: November 1
 35 
Johan Ludvig Runeberg
(Considered as the National Poet of Finland)
Johan Ludvig Runeberg
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jakobstad, Finland
Died: May 6
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 36 
Levi Coffin
(Abolitionist)
Levi Coffin
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 28, 1798
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina
Died: September 16
 37 
Mary Carpenter
(British Philanthropist, Social Reformer, and Founder of Free Schools for Poor Children, the ‘Ragged Schools')
Mary Carpenter
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1807
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: June 14
 38 
Nathaniel Palmer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stonington, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 21
 39 
Ludwig Ritter von Köchel
(Austrian Musicologist Best Known for Cataloguing the Works of 'Mozart' and Originating the ‘Kv-Numbers’)
Ludwig Ritter von Köchel
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stein, Lower Austria, Austria
Died: June 3
 40 
John O'Mahony
(Scholar)
John O'Mahony
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1815 AD
Birthplace: Kilbeheny, Ireland
Died: February 7
 41 
Constantine Kanaris
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1793 AD
Birthplace: Psara, Greece
Died: September 2
 42 
Alexandre Herculano
(Portuguese Historian, Novelist and Poet Known for Introducing Romanticism to Portugal)
Alexandre Herculano
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 13
 43 
Charles Henry Davis
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 18
 44 
William Lovett
(Activist)
William Lovett
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 8, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newlyn, England
Died: August 8
 45 
Wilhelm Hofmeister
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 18, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 12
 46 
Lela Pandak Lam
(Revolutionary)
Lela Pandak Lam
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Malaysia
Died: January 20
 47 
Edward Belcher
(British Naval Officer, Hydrographer, and Explorer)
Edward Belcher
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 27, 1799
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: March 18
 48 
Alexander Braun
(Botanist)
Alexander Braun
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 10, 1805
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany
Died: March 29
 49 
Fernán Caballero
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1796
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Morges, Switzerland
Died: April 7
 50 
Johan Fjeldsted Dahl
(Former Publisher, Bookseller, co-founder of Oslo Kunstforening)
Johan Fjeldsted Dahl
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 16