Famous People Who Died In 1877

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.

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 
Cornelius Vanderbilt
(Business Tycoon & Philanthropist)

Cornelius Vanderbilt
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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
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota
Died: September 5

 3 
Brigham Young
(Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Brigham Young
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1801
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitingham
Died: August 29

 4 
Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Confederate general during American Civil War)

Nathan Bedford Forrest
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 13, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 

Gustave Courbet
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Birthdate: June 10, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ornans, France
Died: December 31

 6 
Jung Bahadur Rana
(Prime Minister of Nepal (1846-56, 1857-77))

Jung Bahadur Rana
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1817
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Borlang, Nepal
Died: February 25

 7 

Henry Fox Talbot
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 11, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dorset, England
Died: September 17
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 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 
Juan Manuel de Rosas
(Dictator of Argentina)

Juan Manuel de Rosas
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1793
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: March 14

 10 
Walter Bagehot
(Journalist, businessman, and essayist, who wrote extensively about government, economics, literature and race.)

Walter Bagehot
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langport, Somerset, England
Died: March 24

 11 

Caroline Norton
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 22, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: June 15

 12 
Urbain Le Verrier
(Astronomer)

Urbain Le Verrier
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Lô, France
Died: September 23

 13 
James Douglas
(British colonial governor on Vancouver Island (now British Columbia))

James Douglas
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Demerara
Died: August 2

 14 
Alexander Bain
(Inventor of Electric Clock)

Alexander Bain
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Birthdate: October 1, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watten
Died: January 2

 15 
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

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
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg Residential Palace, Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: June 3

Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: December 20

 20 
Saigo Takamori
(Samurai, Poet)

Saigo Takamori
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima
Died: September 24

 21 
William Lovett
(Activist)

William Lovett
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 8, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newlyn, England
Died: August 8

 22 
Kido Takayoshi
(Politician, Statesman, Diplomat)

Kido Takayoshi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chōshū Domain
Died: May 26

 23 
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

 24 
Lela Pandak Lam
(Revolutionary)

Lela Pandak Lam
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Malaysia
Died: January 20

 25 
Johan Ludvig Runeberg
(Priest, Poet)

Johan Ludvig Runeberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jakobstad, Finland
Died: May 6
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

Gustav, Prince of Vasa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1799
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 5

 27 

Hermann Grassmann
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Birthdate: April 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 26

 28 
Anthimus VI of Constantinople
(Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople)

Anthimus VI of Constantinople
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1782 AD
Birthplace: Kutali Island, Turkey
Died: December 7

 29 
Yakub Beg
(Adventurer)

Yakub Beg
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1820 AD
Birthplace: Khanate of Kokand, Uzbekistan
Died: May 30

 30 
Adolphe Thiers
(President of France (1871 - 1873))

Adolphe Thiers
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 15, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bouc-Bel-Air, France
Died: September 3

 31 

Elizabeth F. Ellet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 18, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sodus Point, New York, United States
Died: June 3

 32 
Antoine-Augustin Cournot
(Philosopher and Mathematician Known for His Contribution to the Development of Economics)

Antoine-Augustin Cournot
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 28, 1801
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gray, France
Died: March 31

Mercy Ruggles Bisbe Jackson
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 17, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hardwick, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 13

 34 

John Lothrop Motley
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Birthdate: April 15, 1814
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 29

 35 
Levi Coffin
(Abolitionist)

Levi Coffin
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 28, 1798
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina
Died: September 16

 36 
Charles Wilkes
(Naval Officer)

Charles Wilkes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1798
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 8

 37 
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

 38 
Robert Dale Owen
(Politician)

Robert Dale Owen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1801
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 24

 39 
Mary Carpenter
(Educational and Social Reformer)

Mary Carpenter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1807
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: June 14

 40 

Nathaniel Palmer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stonington, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 21

 41 
Ludwig von Köchel
(Austrian musician)

Ludwig von Köchel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Krems an der Donau, Austria
Died: June 3

 42 

Alexandre Herculano
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 13

 43 
John O'Mahony
(Scholar)

John O'Mahony
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1815 AD
Birthplace: Kilbeheny, Ireland
Died: February 7

 44 
Johan Fjeldsted Dahl
(Former Publisher, Bookseller, co-founder of Oslo Kunstforening)

Johan Fjeldsted Dahl
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Birthdate: January 1, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 16

 45 

Constantine Kanaris
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1793 AD
Birthplace: Psara, Greece
Died: September 2

 46 

Charles Henry Davis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1807
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 18

 47 

William G. Brownlow
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1805
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wythe County, Virginia, United States
Died: April 29

 48 

Wilhelm Hofmeister
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 18, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 12

 49 
Edward Belcher
(Naval officer)

Edward Belcher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 27, 1799
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Died: March 18

 50 
Alexander Braun
(Botanist)

Alexander Braun
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 10, 1805
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany
Died: March 29