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
71
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19
 2 
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Famous For his Essay 'Nature' and Speech Entitled 'The American Scholar')
Ralph Waldo Emerson
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27
 3 
Mary Todd Lincoln
(Wife of Former US President Abraham Lincoln and the First Lady of the United States (1861 - 1865))
Mary Todd Lincoln
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1818
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 16
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 4 
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
 5 
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(First American poet to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1807
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: March 24
 6 
Jesse James
(American Outlaw, Bank and Train Robber and Leader of the 'James–Younger Gang')
Jesse James
39
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 5, 1847
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kearney, Missouri, United States
Died: April 3
 7 
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
3
Birthdate: May 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9
 9 
Theodor Schwann
(Physiologist)
Theodor Schwann
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuss, Germany
Died: January 11
 10 
Anthony Trollope
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 6
 11 
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
 12 
Friedrich Wöhler
(German chemist)
Friedrich Wöhler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 31, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Eschersheim
Died: September 23
Richard Henry Dana Jr.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 6
 14 
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)
 15 
Ewelina Hańska
(Noblewoman)
Ewelina Hańska
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pohrebyshche, Ukraine
Died: April 11
 16 
Sergey Nechayev
(Revolutionary)
Sergey Nechayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: December 3
 17 
Bruno Bauer
(German Philosopher and Theologian Known for His Association and Sharp Break With ‘Karl Marx’ and ‘Friedrich Engels')
Bruno Bauer
1
Birthdate: September 6, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eisenberg, Germany
Died: April 13
 18 
Alexander Gardner
(photographer, war photographer)
Alexander Gardner
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: October 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: December 10
 19 
Louis Blanc
(French Politician and Historian for His Theory of Worker-Controlled 'Social Workshops')
Louis Blanc
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: December 6
 20 
Francesco Hayez
0
Birthdate: February 10, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: February 12
 21 
E.B. Pusey
(Theologian)
E.B. Pusey
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pusey, England
Died: September 16
 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 
Archibald Campbell Tait
(Former Archbishop of Canterbury)
Archibald Campbell Tait
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland
Died: December 3
 24 
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
 25 
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
 26 
Henry Draper
(American Physician and Amateur Astronomer Who Made the First Photograph of the Spectrum of a Star)
Henry Draper
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 7, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 20
 27 
Egerton Ryerson
(Educator, minister known for Championing free schooling in Canada, influence in the design of the Canadian Indian residential school system)
Egerton Ryerson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1803
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walsh, Canada
Died: February 19
Ekaterine Dadiani, Princess of Mingrelia
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1816
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 13
 29 
James Challis
(British Clergyman and Astronomer Famous in the History of Astronomy for His Failure to Discover the Planet 'Neptune')
James Challis
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Braintree, Essex, England
Died: December 3
William Tappan Thompson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ravenna, Ohio, United States
Died: March 24
 31 
Hugh Allan
(Financier)
Hugh Allan
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saltcoats, United Kingdom
Died: December 9
 32 
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
(Estonian Writer Regarded as 'Father of the National Literature for Estonia')
Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1803
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jõepere, Estonia
Died: August 25
 33 
Edward Henry Palmer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: August 10
 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 
Giovanni Dupré
(Sculptor)
Giovanni Dupré
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Siena, Italy
Died: January 10
 37 
Charles J. Guiteau
(American Man Who Assassinated the United States President James A. Garfield)
Charles J. Guiteau
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freeport, Illinois, United States
Died: June 30
 38 
Carlo Piaggia
(Explorer)
Carlo Piaggia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1827
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lucca, Italy
Died: January 17
 39 
James Spriggs Payne
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 19, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: January 31
 40 
Arthur de Gobineau
(French Aristocrat & Writer Best Known for Helping to Legitimise 'Racism' by the Use of Scientific Racist Theory)
Arthur de Gobineau
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 14, 1816
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ville-d'Avray, France
Died: October 13
 41 
Gottfried Kinkel
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oberkassel, Germany
Died: November 13
 42 
Ignacy Łukasiewicz
(Polish pharmacist)
Ignacy Łukasiewicz
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 8, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zaduszniki, Podkarpackie Voivodeship
Died: January 7
 43 
T. H. Green
(Philosopher)
T. H. Green
0
Birthdate: April 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birkin, England
Died: March 26
 44 
Jules Quicherat
(Historian)
Jules Quicherat
0
Birthdate: October 13, 1814
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 8
 45 
Thurlow Weed
(Politician)
Thurlow Weed
2
Birthdate: November 15, 1797
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greene County, New York, United States
Died: November 22
 46 
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
 47 
Johann Jakob Herzog
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1805
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: September 30
William Harrison Ainsworth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: January 3
 49 
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