Famous People Who Died In 1880

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1880. This list includes people like Ned Kelly, George Eliot, Gustave Flaubert, Lucretia Mott, Joshua A. Norton and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include composers, novelists, political leaders and poets who died in 1880. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France and many more countries.
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 1 
George Eliot
(English Novelist, Poet and One of the Leading Writers of the Victorian Era)
George Eliot
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warwickshire, England
Died: December 22
 2 
Ned Kelly
(Australian Bushranger, Gang Leader and Convicted Police-Murderer)
Ned Kelly
63
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1854
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia
Died: November 11
 3 
Gustave Flaubert
(French Author Best Known for His Novels: ‘Madame Bovary’, ‘Sentimental Education’, ‘Salammbô’ and ‘Three Tales’)
Gustave Flaubert
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: May 8
 4 
Jacques Offenbach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: October 5
 5 
Lucretia Mott
(Abolitionist, Women's Rights Activist, Social Reformer)
Lucretia Mott
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 3, 1793
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: November 11
 6 
Paul Broca
(Physician)
Paul Broca
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Birthdate: June 28, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde, France
Died: July 9
 7 
Oliver Fisher Winchester
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 30, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: December 11
 8 
Maria Alexandrovna
(Empress Consort of Russia (1855 - 1880))
Maria Alexandrovna
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: June 3
Sunanda Kumariratana
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: May 31
 10 
Henryk Wieniawski
(Polish Composer and Violinist Who is Regarded Amongst the Greatest Violinists in History)
Henryk Wieniawski
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lublin, Poland
Died: March 31
 11 
Joshua A. Norton
(Proclaimed himself "Norton I., Emperor of the United States")
Joshua A. Norton
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London or other parts of England
Died: January 8
 12 
Ole Bull
(Norwegian Virtuoso Violinist and Composer)
Ole Bull
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 5, 1810
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Died: August 17
 13 
Captain Moonlite
(Public speaker, Bank robber)
Captain Moonlite
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 5, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rathfriland, Ireland
Died: January 20
 14 
Anselm Feuerbach
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1829
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Speyer, Germany
Died: January 4
 15 
Alphonse Pénaud
(French Designer Known for Creating the First Successful Flying Model, Known as the 'Planophore')
Alphonse Pénaud
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 31, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 22
 16 
George Brown
(Journalist, Politician and one of the Fathers of Confederation)
George Brown
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1818
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland,
Died: May 9
 17 
Nell Arthur
(Chester A. Arthur's wife)
Nell Arthur
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Died: January 12
 18 
William Thompson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trinity Walk, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Died: August 23
 19 
Donald McKay
(Designer)
Donald McKay
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1810
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Helburne County, Canada
Died: September 20
 20 
Edouard Séguin
(Physician)
Edouard Séguin
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clamecy, France
Died: October 28
 21 
Frank Leslie
(Illustrator and journalist)
Frank Leslie
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Birthdate: March 29, 1821
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ipswich, England
Died: January 10
Stratford Canning, 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 4, 1786
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 14
Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Transylvania, Romania
Died: November 28
Luiz Alves de Lima e Silva, duke de Caxias
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 25, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Duque de Caxias, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: May 7
Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 29
 26 
Adolphe Crémieux
(Politician)
Adolphe Crémieux
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 30, 1796
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nîmes, France
Died: February 10
 27 
Tom Taylor
(British Playwright and and Editor of 'Punch Magazine')
Tom Taylor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 19, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, England
Died: July 12
 28 
Robert Fortune
(Botanist)
Robert Fortune
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berwickshire, Scotland
Died: April 13
 29 
John Sutter
(Swiss Immigrant Known for Establishing 'Sutter's Fort' in the Area that Would Eventually Become Sacramento, California)
John Sutter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1803
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kandern, Germany
Died: June 18
 30 
Jones Very
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1813
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 8
 31 
Benjamin Peirce
(Mathematician)
Benjamin Peirce
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6
 32 
Manuel Montt
(Former President of Chile (1851 - 1861))
Manuel Montt
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Petorca, Chile
Died: September 21
 33 
Jules Favre
(Statesman)
Jules Favre
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 20
 34 
Charles Thomas Jackson
(American Scientist and Physician)
Charles Thomas Jackson
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1805
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 28
Estanislao del Campo
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: November 6
 36 
Dominic Corrigan
(Physician)
Dominic Corrigan
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 2, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 1
 37 
August Karl von Goeben
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 10, 1816
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: November 13
 38 
Magnus Brostrup Landstad
(Norwegian Priest and Poet)
Magnus Brostrup Landstad
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norway
Died: October 8
 39 
William Lassell
(Merchant ,Astronomer)
William Lassell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 18, 1799
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bolton
Died: October 5
 40 
Charles Nègre
(Photographer)
Charles Nègre
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 9, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grasse, France
Died: January 16
 41 
Edwin Drake
(American Businessman and the First Person to Successfully Drill for Oil)
Edwin Drake
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 29, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Greenville, New York, United States
Died: November 9
Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1829
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Augustenborg, Denmark
Died: January 14
 43 
James De Mille
(Professor)
James De Mille
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 23, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint John, Canada
Died: January 28
 44 
Hector Lefuel
(Architect)
Hector Lefuel
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 14, 1810
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: December 31
 45 
Horace A. Ford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1822 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: June 24
 46 
Gilbert R. Spaulding
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1812
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coeymans, New York, United States
Died: April 6
 47 
Daniel Bashiel Warner
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 19, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore County, Maryland, United States
Died: December 1
 48 
Agenor, duc de Gramont
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 14, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 17
 49 
John Curwen
(British Congregationalist Minister and Educator)
John Curwen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1816
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Heckmondwike, England
Died: May 26
 50 
Zef Jubani
(Philosopher)
Zef Jubani
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Birthdate: 1818 AD
Birthplace: Shkodër, Albania
Died: February 1