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.

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
American
Confederate General

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison
American
Abolitionist

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

Eugène Viollet-le-DucEugène Viollet-le-Duc
French
Architect
William, Prince of OrangeWilliam, Prince of Orange
 

Charley ParkhurstCharley Parkhurst
American
Stagecoach driver

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

Sher Ali KhanSher Ali Khan
Afghan
Emirs

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

Sarah Josepha HaleSarah Josepha Hale
American
American author

William Kingdon CliffordWilliam Kingdon Clifford
British
Mathematician

Peggy EatonPeggy Eaton
American
Socialite
Camille DoncieuxCamille Doncieux
French
painter, model

Albrecht von RoonAlbrecht von Roon
German
Politician
Richard H. AndersonRichard H. Anderson
American
Military Officer

Rowland HillRowland Hill
British
Educator

George Caleb BinghamGeorge Caleb Bingham
American
Artist
Elizabeth Patterson BonaparteElizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
American
Socialite

Édouard-Léon Scott de MartinvilleÉdouard-Léon Scott de Martinville
French
Publisher
Zachariah ChandlerZachariah Chandler
American
Politician

Gottfried SemperGottfried Semper
German
art historian, architect, teacher, university

Henry SewellHenry Sewell
New Zealander, British
Prime minister
Thomas CoutureThomas Couture
French
Fine art artist

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Caleb CushingCaleb Cushing
American
Politician
Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
Peruvian
soldier

Daniel DrewDaniel Drew
American
Businessman

John LawrenceJohn Lawrence
British
Viceroy

Isaac ButtIsaac Butt
Irish
Barrister
Henry Charles CareyHenry Charles Carey
American
Economist
William Fothergill CookeWilliam Fothergill Cooke
British
Inventor

Jacob AbbottJacob Abbott
American
American author

August BournonvilleAugust Bournonville
Danish
Ballet Master

Cornelia ConnellyCornelia Connelly
American
Religious Leader
William Morris HuntWilliam Morris Hunt
American
Painter

William FroudeWilliam Froude
British
Engineer

Claude-Étienne MiniéClaude-Étienne Minié
French
Officer

Anthony PanizziAnthony Panizzi
Italian, British
Librarian

John B. HoodJohn B. Hood
American
Military personnel
Lyuben KaravelovLyuben Karavelov
Bulgarian
Writer

Paul GervaisPaul Gervais
French
Paleontologist
Pancho FierroPancho Fierro
Peruvian
Artist

John Eberhard FaberJohn Eberhard Faber
German, American
Businessman

Adelaide KembleAdelaide Kemble
British
Opera singer
Karl Friedrich MohrKarl Friedrich Mohr
German
Chemist

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

Caleb MillsCaleb Mills
American
Educator

Erastus Brigham BigelowErastus Brigham Bigelow
American
Inventor

Lydia Folger FowlerLydia Folger Fowler
American
Physician

Heinrich GeisslerHeinrich Geissler
German
Glassblower
W. R. van HoëvellW. R. van Hoëvell
Dutch
Minister

Ferdinand KürnbergerFerdinand Kürnberger
Austrian
Writer

Ethel Lynn BeersEthel Lynn Beers
American
Poet

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

Sergey SolovyovSergey Solovyov
Russian
Historian
Charles Jeremiah WellsCharles Jeremiah Wells
British
Poet

Ryszard Wincenty BerwińskiRyszard Wincenty Berwiński
Polish
Poet

James C. MaxwellJames C. Maxwell
British, Scottish
Scientist
Charles de CosterCharles de Coster
Belgian, German
Novelist

Jón SigurdssonJón Sigurdsson
Icelander
Political Leader
Nathan Cook MeekerNathan Cook Meeker
American
American journalist

Baldomero Espartero, prince de VergaraBaldomero Espartero, prince de Vergara
Spanish
Regent of Spain