Famous People Who Died In 1878

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1878. This list includes people like Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, William M. Tweed, Claude Bernard, William Cullen Bryant, Joseph Henry and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, spiritual & religious leaders and emperors & kings who died in 1878. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany and many more countries.

Princess Alice of the United KingdomPrincess Alice of the United Kingdom
(Princess of the United Kingdom)

25 April 1843

British

William M. TweedWilliam M. Tweed
(Politician)

03 April 1823

American

James Alexander HamiltonJames Alexander Hamilton
(Son of Alexander Hamilton)

14 April 1788

American

William Cullen BryantWilliam Cullen Bryant
(Romantic Poet)

03 November 1794

American

Claude BernardClaude Bernard
(Physiologist)

12 July 1813

French

Joseph HenryJoseph Henry
(Scientist)

17 December 1797

American

Kirkpatrick MacmillanKirkpatrick Macmillan
(Inventor of Pedal Bicycle)

02 September 1812

Scottish

Gideon WellesGideon Welles

01 July 1802

American

Mirza Fatali AkhundovMirza Fatali Akhundov
(Writer and Philisopher)

12 July 1812

Azerbaijani

Victor Emmanuel II of ItalyVictor Emmanuel II of Italy
(King)

14 March 1820

Italian

Pope Pius IXPope Pius IX
(Pope)

13 May 1792

Italian

John Russell, 1st Earl RussellJohn Russell, 1st Earl Russell
(Prime Minister)

18 August 1792

British

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George V of HanoverGeorge V of Hanover
(Politician)

27 May 1819

German

Archduke Franz Karl of AustriaArchduke Franz Karl of Austria
(Archduke of Austria)

07 December 1802

Austrian

Anna SewellAnna Sewell
(Writer, Novelist, Children's writer)

30 March 1820

British

George Gilbert ScottGeorge Gilbert Scott
(Architect)

13 July 1811

Townsend HarrisTownsend Harris
(Diplomat)

03 October 1804

American

Julius von MayerJulius von Mayer
(Physicist, Physician)

25 November 1814

German

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Ernst Heinrich WeberErnst Heinrich Weber
(Psychologist, Physician)

24 June 1795

German

Lord John RussellLord John Russell

18 August 1792

British

Alexander DuffAlexander Duff
(Missionary)

15 April 1806

Scottish

Nikolai Alekseevich NekrasovNikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov
(poet)

10 December 1821

Ukrainian

Ōkubo ToshimichiŌkubo Toshimichi
(Bushi, Politician)

26 September 1830

Japanese