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.

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 Princess Alice of the United Kingdom

Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Grand Duchess of Hesse
Birthdate: April 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 14

 2 Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

Victor Emmanuel II of Italy
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Famous As: King of Italy (1861-1878)
Birthdate: March 14, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palazzo Carignano, Turin, Italy
Died: January 9
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 3 William M. Tweed

William M. Tweed
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 3, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: April 12

 4 Pope Pius IX

Pope Pius IX
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: May 13, 1792
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Senigallia, Italy
Died: February 7

 5 George V of Hanover

George V of Hanover
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Famous As: Last King of Hanover (1851-1866)
Birthdate: May 27, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 12

 6 Archduke Franz Karl of Austria

Archduke Franz Karl of Austria
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 7, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 8

 7 James Alexander Hamilton

James Alexander Hamilton
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Son of Alexander Hamilton
Birthdate: April 14, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: September 24
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 8 Lord John Russell

Lord John Russell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Great Britain
Birthdate: August 18, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mayfair, Middlesex, England
Died: May 28

 9 John Morrissey

John Morrissey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Templemore, Ireland
Died: May 1

 10 Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies

Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: April 27, 1806
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: August 22

 11 Sam Bass

Sam Bass
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Outlaw
Birthdate: July 21, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mitchell, Indiana, United States
Died: July 21

 12 William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant
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Famous As: Romantic Poet
Birthdate: November 3, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cummington, Massachusetts
Died: June 12

 13 Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Birthdate: March 30, 1820
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth
Died: April 25

 14 Ōkubo Toshimichi

Ōkubo Toshimichi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Bushi, Politician
Birthdate: September 26, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Satsuma Province
Died: May 14

 15 Claude Bernard

Claude Bernard
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: July 12, 1813
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Julien, France
Died: February 10

 16 Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine

Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 24, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: November 16

 17 George Gilbert Scott

George Gilbert Scott
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 13, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gawcott, England
Died: March 27

 18 Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: December 17, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Albany
Died: May 13

 19 Shiva Dayal Saheb

Shiva Dayal Saheb
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: August 24, 1818
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: June 15

 20 George Henry Lewes

George Henry Lewes
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 18, 1817
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 30

 21 Henry Wells

Henry Wells
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 12, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thetford, Vermont, United States
Died: December 10

 22 George Cruikshank

George Cruikshank
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Famous As: Caricaturist
Birthdate: September 27, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 1

 23 Gideon Welles

Gideon Welles
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1802
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 11

 24 Mindon Min

Mindon Min
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Famous As: King of Myanmar
Birthdate: July 8, 1808
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amarapura, Myanmar
Died: October 1

 25 Mirza Fatali Akhundov

Mirza Fatali Akhundov
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Famous As: Writer and Philisopher
Birthdate: July 12, 1812
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shaki, Azerbaijan
Died: March 9

 26 Benjamin F. Wade

Benjamin F. Wade
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 27, 1800
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts
Died: March 2

 27 Senusret II

Senusret II
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 1878 AD

 28 Kirkpatrick Macmillan

Kirkpatrick Macmillan
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Famous As: Inventor of Pedal Bicycle
Birthdate: September 2, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keir, Dumfries and Galloway
Died: January 23

 29 Catharine Beecher

Catharine Beecher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: September 6, 1800
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: East Hampton, New York, United States
Died: May 12

 30 Alexander Duff

Alexander Duff
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: April 15, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perthshire
Died: February 12

 31 Charles Hodge

Charles Hodge
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: December 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 19

 32 Ernst Heinrich Weber

Ernst Heinrich Weber
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Famous As: Psychologist, Physician
Birthdate: June 24, 1795
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Died: January 26

 33 Crawford Long

Crawford Long
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: November 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Danielsville, Georgia, United States
Died: June 16

 34 Townsend Harris

Townsend Harris
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: October 3, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington County, New York, United States
Died: February 25

 35 Nikolay Nekrasov

Nikolay Nekrasov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nemyriv, Ukraine
Died: January 8

 36 Robert Stirling

Robert Stirling
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Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: October 25, 1790
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perthshire, Scotland
Died: June 6

 37 Lizzie Burns

Lizzie Burns
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: August 6, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: September 12

 38 Benjamin Bonneville

Benjamin Bonneville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: April 14, 1796
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 12

 39 Sarah Helen Power Whitman

Sarah Helen Power Whitman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 19, 1803
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: June 27

 40 Madame Restell

Madame Restell
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Abortionist
Birthdate: May 6, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
Died: April 1

 41 Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora

Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: November 18, 1804
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: January 5

 42 Julius von Mayer

Julius von Mayer
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Physician
Birthdate: November 25, 1814
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Heilbronn
Died: March 20

 43 Charles-François Daubigny

Charles-François Daubigny
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 15, 1817
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 19

 44 Bayard Taylor

Bayard Taylor
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 11, 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 19

 45 Angelo Secchi

Angelo Secchi
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: June 28, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Reggio Emilia, Italy
Died: February 26

 46 Sir George Back

Sir George Back
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 6, 1796
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, England
Died: June 23

 47 Judah ben Solomon Hai Alkalai

Judah ben Solomon Hai Alkalai
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: 1798 AD
Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: October 1

 48 Elias Magnus Fries

Elias Magnus Fries
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mycologist
Birthdate: August 15, 1794
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sweden
Died: February 8

 49 Richard Upjohn

Richard Upjohn
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: January 22, 1802
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shaftsbury, England
Died: August 16

 50 Charles Cousin-Montauban, Comte de Palikao

Charles Cousin-Montauban, Comte de Palikao
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 24, 1796
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 8