Famous People Who Died In 1879

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1879. This list includes people like Bernadette Soubirous, William Lloyd Garrison, Begum Hazrat Mahal, John Bell Hood, James Maxwell and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, soldiers, mathematicians and political leaders who died in 1879. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany and many more countries.

Begum Hazrat MahalBegum Hazrat Mahal
Indian, Nepalese
Wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
James MaxwellJames Maxwell
Scottish
Mathematician & Physicist

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison
American
Abolitionist

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
American
Confederate General

Angelina GrimkeAngelina Grimke
American
Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist
James C. MaxwellJames C. Maxwell
British, Scottish
Scientist

James Clerk MaxwellJames Clerk Maxwell
British, Scottish
Scientist

John B. HoodJohn B. Hood
American
Military personnel
Joseph HookerJoseph Hooker
American
Officer, Soldier

Sarah Josepha HaleSarah Josepha Hale
American
American author
Joseph CinquéJoseph Cinqué
Sierra Leonean
Slave

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
British
Photographer

Adolf AnderssenAdolf Anderssen
German, Ukrainian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

Honoré DaumierHonoré Daumier
French
Painter, Draftsperson, Caricaturist, Sculptor,

Eugène Viollet-le-DucEugène Viollet-le-Duc
French
Architect
Peggy EatonPeggy Eaton
American
Socialite

Elizabeth Patterson BonaparteElizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
American
Socialite

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
 

Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
French
painter, model
Charley ParkhurstCharley Parkhurst
American
Stagecoach driver

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
German
Politician
Sher Ali KhanSher Ali Khan
Afghan
Emir of Afghanistan

Sher Ali KhanSher Ali Khan
Afghan
Emirs

William Kingdon CliffordWilliam Kingdon Clifford
British
Mathematician
George Caleb BinghamGeorge Caleb Bingham
American
Artist

John LawrenceJohn Lawrence
British
Viceroy
John Adams DixJohn Adams Dix
American
Governor

Rowland HillRowland Hill
British
Teacher

Henry SewellHenry Sewell
New Zealander, British
Prime minister
Gottfried SemperGottfried Semper
German
art historian, architect, teacher, university

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Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
Peruvian
soldier
Édouard-Léon Scott de MartinvilleÉdouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
French
Publisher

Thomas CoutureThomas Couture
French
Fine art artist

Richard H. AndersonRichard H. Anderson
American
Military Officer

Zachariah ChandlerZachariah Chandler
American
Politician
Daniel DrewDaniel Drew
American
Businessman
Isaac ButtIsaac Butt
Irish
Barrister

Caleb CushingCaleb Cushing
American
Politician

Jón SigurdssonJón Sigurdsson
Icelander
Political Leader

Baldomero Espartero, prince de VergaraBaldomero Espartero, prince de Vergara
Spanish
Regent of Spain
Henry Charles CareyHenry Charles Carey
American
Economist

William FroudeWilliam Froude
British
Engineer

Cornelia ConnellyCornelia Connelly
American
Religious Leader

William Morris HuntWilliam Morris Hunt
American
Painter

August BournonvilleAugust Bournonville
Danish
Ballet Master
Jacob AbbottJacob Abbott
American
American author

Paul GervaisPaul Gervais
French
Paleontologist
William Fothergill CookeWilliam Fothergill Cooke
British
Inventor

Charles de CosterCharles de Coster
Belgian, German
Novelist

Nathan Cook MeekerNathan Cook Meeker
American
American journalist
Claude-Étienne MiniéClaude-Étienne Minié
French
Officer

Lyuben KaravelovLyuben Karavelov
Bulgarian
Writer
Anthony PanizziAnthony Panizzi
Italian, British
Librarian

Sergey SolovyovSergey Solovyov
Russian
Historian

Pancho FierroPancho Fierro
Peruvian
Artist

Karl Friedrich MohrKarl Friedrich Mohr
German
Chemist

John Eberhard FaberJohn Eberhard Faber
German, American
Businessman
Heinrich GeisslerHeinrich Geissler
German
Glassblower

Adelaide KembleAdelaide Kemble
British
Opera singer

Lydia Folger FowlerLydia Folger Fowler
American
Physician

Octave CrémazieOctave Crémazie
Canadian
Poet
John Thadeus DelaneJohn Thadeus Delane
British
Journalist

Ferdinand KürnbergerFerdinand Kürnberger
Austrian
Writer
Erastus Brigham BigelowErastus Brigham Bigelow
American
Inventor

Aristotelis ValaoritisAristotelis Valaoritis
Greek
Poet

W. R. van HoëvellW. R. van Hoëvell
Dutch
Minister
Caleb MillsCaleb Mills
American
Educator

Johann von LamontJohann von Lamont
German, Scottish
Astronomer
Jakob StämpfliJakob Stämpfli
Swiss
Politician

Ethel Lynn BeersEthel Lynn Beers
American
Poet

Abby Hadassah SmithAbby Hadassah Smith
American
Activist
Charles Jeremiah WellsCharles Jeremiah Wells
British
Poet

Ryszard Wincenty BerwińskiRyszard Wincenty Berwiński
Polish
Poet