Famous People Who Died In 1882

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)

Charles Darwin
60
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
22
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
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27

 4 
Mary Todd Lincoln
(First Lady of the United States (1861-65))

Mary Todd Lincoln
5
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
6
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
7
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
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 3, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greens Fork, Indiana, United States
Died: July 13
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 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 

Anthony Trollope
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 6

 11 
Theodor Schwann
(Physiologist)

Theodor Schwann
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuss, Germany
Died: January 11

 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 
Bruno Bauer
(Philosopher, Theologian, Historian)

Bruno Bauer
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eisenberg, Germany
Died: April 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 

Francesco Hayez
0
Birthdate: February 10, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: February 12

 18 
Léon Gambetta
(Former republican politician who proclaimed the French Third Republic in 1870 and played a prominent role in its early government)

Léon Gambetta
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 2, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cahors, France
Died: December 31
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 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 
Sergey Nechayev
(Revolutionary)

Sergey Nechayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: December 3

 21 
Ewelina Hańska
(Noblewoman)

Ewelina Hańska
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pohrebyshche, Ukraine
Died: April 11

 22 
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

 23 
E.B. Pusey
(Theologian)

E.B. Pusey
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pusey, England
Died: September 16

 24 

Archibald Campbell Tait
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 3

 25 
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

 26 
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

 27 
James Challis
(Physicist)

James Challis
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Braintree, England
Died: December 3

 28 

Janos Arany
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salonta, Romania
Died: October 22

 29 
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

Ekaterine Dadiani, Princess of Mingrelia
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1816
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 13

 32 

Edward Henry Palmer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: August 10

 33 
Charles J. Guiteau
(Guy who Assassinated the US President James A. Garfield)

Charles J. Guiteau
4
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freeport, Illinois, United States
Died: June 30

 34 

Sophie Gray
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 28, 1843
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: March 15

 35 

Francis Maitland Balfour
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland,
Died: July 19

 36 
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

 37 

James Spriggs Payne
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: January 31

 38 

Gottfried Kinkel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oberkassel, Germany
Died: November 13

Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1849
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gaeta, Italy
Died: September 29

 40 
Carlo Piaggia
(Explorer)

Carlo Piaggia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1827
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: January 17

 41 
Giovanni Dupré
(Sculptor)

Giovanni Dupré
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Siena, Italy
Died: January 10

 42 
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

 43 
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

 44 

William Stanley Jevons
1
Birthdate: September 1, 1835
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: August 13

William Harrison Ainsworth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: January 3

 46 
Joachim Raff
(German-Swiss Composer and Pedagogue)

Joachim Raff
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lachen, Switzerland
Died: June 24

Lord Frederick Cavendishdish
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1836
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 6

 48 

Georges Leclanché
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: October 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 14

 49 

Hablot Knight Browne
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1815
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lambeth, England
Died: July 8

 50 

Mikhail Skobelev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1843
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 7