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.

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison
American
Abolitionist

Begum Hazrat MahalBegum Hazrat Mahal
Indian, Nepalese
Wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
American
Confederate General

James MaxwellJames Maxwell
Scottish
Mathematician & Physicist

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

Joseph HookerJoseph Hooker
American
Officer, Soldier

Sarah Josepha HaleSarah Josepha Hale
American
American author

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
British
Photographer
Eugène Viollet-le-DucEugène Viollet-le-Duc
French
architectural historian, art historian,

Honoré DaumierHonoré Daumier
French
Painter, Draftsperson, Caricaturist, Sculptor,
Adolf AnderssenAdolf Anderssen
German, Ukrainian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer

William Kingdon CliffordWilliam Kingdon Clifford
British
Mathematician

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
 
Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
French
painter, model

Gottfried SemperGottfried Semper
German
art historian, architect, teacher, university
George Caleb BinghamGeorge Caleb Bingham
American
Artist

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
German
Politician

Sher Ali KhanSher Ali Khan
Afghan
Emir of Afghanistan
John Adams DixJohn Adams Dix
American
Governor

Elizabeth Patterson BonaparteElizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
American
Socialite
Richard H. AndersonRichard H. Anderson
American
Military Officer

Rowland HillRowland Hill
British
Educator

Thomas CoutureThomas Couture
French
Fine art artist

Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
Peruvian
soldier
John LawrenceJohn Lawrence
British
Viceroy
John B. HoodJohn B. Hood
American
Military personnel

James C. MaxwellJames C. Maxwell
Scholar, Physicist, Scientist

Édouard-Léon Scott de MartinvilleÉdouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
French
Publisher