Famous People Who Died In 1882

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1882. This list includes people like Charles Darwin, Jesse James, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mary Todd Lincoln, Giuseppe Garibaldi and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, philosophers, political leaders and journalists who died in 1882. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)
Charles Darwin
65
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19
 2 
Jesse James
(Outlaw, Bank and Train Robber)
Jesse James
31
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 5, 1847
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kearney, Missouri, United States
Died: April 3
 3 
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Famous For his Essay 'Nature' and Speech Entitled 'The American Scholar')
Ralph Waldo Emerson
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27
 4 
Mary Todd Lincoln
(Wife of Former US President Abraham Lincoln and the First Lady of the United States (1861 - 1865))
Mary Todd Lincoln
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1818
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 16
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Italian General Who Contributed to Italian Unification and the Creation of the Kingdom of Italy)
Giuseppe Garibaldi
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: June 2
 6 
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(First American poet to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1807
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: March 24
 7 
Johnny Ringo
(American Old West outlaw)
Johnny Ringo
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 3, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greens Fork, Indiana, United States
Died: July 13
 8 
Morgan Earp
(Police officer)
Morgan Earp
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1851
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pella, Iowa, United States
Died: March 18
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
2
Birthdate: May 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9
 10 
Theodor Schwann
(Physiologist)
Theodor Schwann
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuss, Germany
Died: January 11
 11 
Anthony Trollope
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 6
 12 
Friedrich Wöhler
(German chemist)
Friedrich Wöhler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 31, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eschersheim
Died: September 23
 13 
Louis Blanc
(Former socialist who favored reforms, he called for the creation of cooperatives in order to guarantee employment for the urban poor)
Louis Blanc
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: December 6
 14 
Egerton Ryerson
(Educator, minister known for Championing free schooling in Canada, influence in the design of the Canadian Indian residential school system)
Egerton Ryerson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1803
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walsh, Canada
Died: February 19
 15 
Arthur de Gobineau
(French Aristocrat & Writer Best Known for Helping to Legitimise 'Racism' by the Use of Scientific Racist Theory)
Arthur de Gobineau
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1816
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ville-d'Avray, France
Died: October 13
Richard Henry Dana Jr.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 6
 17 
Ewelina Hańska
(Noblewoman)
Ewelina Hańska
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pohrebyshche, Ukraine
Died: April 11
 18 
Francesco Hayez
0
Birthdate: February 10, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: February 12
 19 
Alexander Gardner
(photographer, war photographer)
Alexander Gardner
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: October 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: December 10
 20 
Léon Gambetta
(Former republican politician who proclaimed the French Third Republic in 1870 and played a prominent role in its early government)
Léon Gambetta
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 2, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cahors, France
Died: December 31
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Sergey Nechayev
(Revolutionary)
Sergey Nechayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: December 3
 22 
Bruno Bauer
(Philosopher, Theologian, Historian)
Bruno Bauer
1
Birthdate: September 6, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eisenberg, Germany
Died: April 13
 23 
George Perkins Marsh
(Environmentalist)
George Perkins Marsh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 1801
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Woodstock, Vermont, United States
Died: July 23
 24 
E.B. Pusey
(Theologian)
E.B. Pusey
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pusey, England
Died: September 16
 25 
Archibald Campbell Tait
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 3
 26 
Henry Draper
(Doctor)
Henry Draper
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 7, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 20
 27 
Vasily Perov
(Painter, a key figure of the Russian Realist movement and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki)
Vasily Perov
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tobolsk, Russia
Died: June 10
 28 
Charles J. Guiteau
(Guy who Assassinated the US President James A. Garfield)
Charles J. Guiteau
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freeport, Illinois, United States
Died: June 30
 29 
James Challis
(Physicist)
James Challis
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Braintree, England
Died: December 3
 30 
Ignacy Łukasiewicz
(Polish pharmacist)
Ignacy Łukasiewicz
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 8, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zaduszniki, Podkarpackie Voivodeship
Died: January 7
Ekaterine Dadiani, Princess of Mingrelia
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1816
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 13
 32 
János Arany
(Hungarian Poet Best Known for His Epic Poem 'Toldi' Trilogy)
János Arany
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salonta, Romania
Died: October 22
 33 
Hugh Allan
(Financier)
Hugh Allan
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saltcoats, United Kingdom
Died: December 9
William Tappan Thompson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States
Died: March 24
 35 
Edward Henry Palmer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: August 10
 36 
Berthold Auerbach
(Poet, Writer, Poet lawyer)
Berthold Auerbach
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 28, 1812
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Horb am Neckar
Died: February 8
 37 
T. H. Green
(Philosopher)
T. H. Green
0
Birthdate: April 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birkin, England
Died: March 26
 38 
Francis Maitland Balfour
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland,
Died: July 19
 39 
Carlo Piaggia
(Explorer)
Carlo Piaggia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1827
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: January 17
 40 
Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play
(French Engineer, Sociologist and Economist Who Developed Techniques for Systematic Research on the Family)
Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play
0
Birthdate: April 11, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Rivière-Saint-Sauveur, France
Died: April 5
 41 
Gottfried Kinkel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oberkassel, Germany
Died: November 13
 42 
Sophie Gray
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 28, 1843
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: March 15
 43 
Giovanni Dupré
(Sculptor)
Giovanni Dupré
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Siena, Italy
Died: January 10
 44 
James Spriggs Payne
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: January 31
 45 
John Davis Pierce
(Legislator)
John Davis Pierce
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 18, 1797
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, New Hampshire, United States
Died: April 5
 46 
Johann Jakob Herzog
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1805
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: September 30
Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1849
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gaeta, Italy
Died: September 29
 48 
William Stanley Jevons
(British Economist and Philosopher Who Foreshadowed Several Developments of the 20th Century)
William Stanley Jevons
1
Birthdate: September 1, 1835
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: August 13
 49 
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
(Photographer)
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 14
William Harrison Ainsworth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: January 3