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

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
American
Confederate General

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

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

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

Sher Ali KhanSher Ali Khan
Afghan
Emir of Afghanistan

Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
French
painter, model

William Kingdon CliffordWilliam Kingdon Clifford
British
Mathematician

William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
 
Édouard-Léon Scott de MartinvilleÉdouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
French
Publisher

Sarah Josepha HaleSarah Josepha Hale
American
American author

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
German
Politician

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

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
Zachariah ChandlerZachariah Chandler
American
Politician

Daniel DrewDaniel Drew
American
Businessman
Thomas CoutureThomas Couture
French
Fine art artist

Isaac ButtIsaac Butt
Irish
Barrister

William Fothergill CookeWilliam Fothergill Cooke
British
Inventor
Caleb CushingCaleb Cushing
American
Politician

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Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
Peruvian
soldier
August BournonvilleAugust Bournonville
Danish
Ballet Master

Jacob AbbottJacob Abbott
American
American author

Henry SewellHenry Sewell
New Zealander, British
Prime minister

William Morris HuntWilliam Morris Hunt
American
Painter
William FroudeWilliam Froude
British
Engineer
Cornelia ConnellyCornelia Connelly
American
Religious Leader

John LawrenceJohn Lawrence
British
Viceroy

John B. HoodJohn B. Hood
American
Military personnel

James C. MaxwellJames C. Maxwell
British, Scottish
Scientist
Jón SigurdssonJón Sigurdsson
Icelander
Political Leader

Nathan Cook MeekerNathan Cook Meeker
American
American journalist