Famous People Who Died In 1883

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1883. This list includes people like Karl Marx, Richard Wagner, Sojourner Truth, Peter Cooper, Dayanand Saraswati and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, artists and composers who died in 1883. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )
Karl Marx
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Birthdate: May 5, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14
 2 
Richard Wagner
(Known for His Operas and Music Dramas ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ and ‘Tristan und Isolde’)
Richard Wagner
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Sojourner Truth
(Abolitionist and Women's Rights Activist)
Sojourner Truth
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1797 AD
Birthplace: Rifton, New York, United States
Died: November 26
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
General Tom Thumb
(American Dwarf Who Achieved Great Fame as a Performer Under Circus Pioneer P. T. Barnum)
General Tom Thumb
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 4, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 15
Height: 3'6" (107 cm)
 5 
Édouard Manet
(French Modernist Painter Known for His Work ‘The Luncheon on the Grass’ and ‘Olympia’)
Édouard Manet
2
Birthdate: January 23, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, Francece
Died: April 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Dayanand Saraswati
(Indian Philosopher, Social Leader and Founder of the 'Arya Samaj', a Reform Movement of the Vedic Dharma)
Dayanand Saraswati
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Birthdate: February 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gujarat, India
Died: October 30
 7 
Gustave Doré
(Artist Best Known for His Prolific Output of Wood-Engravings and Illustrated Texts)
Gustave Doré
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 23
 8 
J. Marion Sims
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 13
 9 
Joseph Plateau
(Belgian Physicist & Mathematician - One of the First People to Demonstrate the Illusion of a Moving Image)
Joseph Plateau
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 14, 1801
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: September 15
 10 
Samuel Mudd
(Physician, Farmer, Politician)
Samuel Mudd
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 20, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charles County
Died: January 10
 11 
Ivan Turgenev
(Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet & Popularizer of Russian Literature in the West)
Ivan Turgenev
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 9, 1818
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: September 3
 12 
Josiah Henson
(Abolitionist)
Josiah Henson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1789
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland, United States
Died: May 5
 13 
Peter Cooper
(Industrialist & Inventors)
Peter Cooper
2
Birthdate: February 12, 1791
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: April 4
 14 
Emir Abdelkader
(Military Leader)
Emir Abdelkader
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1808
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Guettana, Algeria
Died: May 26
 15 
Matthew Webb
(Swimmer, Stunt performer)
Matthew Webb
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dawley, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 24
 16 
Carl Wilhelm Siemens
(German-British Electrical Engineer and Businessman)
Carl Wilhelm Siemens
0
Birthdate: April 4, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gehrden, Germany
Died: November 19
 17 
Tu Duc
(Emperor of Vietnam)
Tu Duc
0
Birthdate: September 22, 1829
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hue, Vietnam
Died: July 17
 18 
James Young (Chemist)
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 13, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: May 13
 19 
Morning Star
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1810 AD
Birthplace: Montana, United States
Died: 1883 AD
 20 
Montgomery Blair
(lawyer, judge)
Montgomery Blair
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Franklin County
Died: July 27
 21 
Robert Moffat
(British missionary)
Robert Moffat
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ormiston, Scotland
Died: August 9
 22 
Edward FitzGerald
(Poet, Writer)
Edward FitzGerald
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 31, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bredfield House
Died: June 14
 23 
Arnold Toynbee
(Economist)
Arnold Toynbee
0
Birthdate: August 23, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: March 9
 24 
Pierre Auguste Cot
(Former painter of the Academic Classicism school)
Pierre Auguste Cot
0
Birthdate: February 17, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bédarieux, France
Died: August 2
 25 
Hendrik Conscience
(Novelist Best Known for His Romantic Nationalist Novel, 'The Lion of Flanders (1838)')
Hendrik Conscience
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 3, 1812
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: September 10
Charles II, Duke of Parma
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1799
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: April 16
 27 
Butrus al-Bustani
(Syria's First Nationalist and Founder of the Bi-Weekly Magazine 'Al-Jinan')
Butrus al-Bustani
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1819 AD
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Died: May 1
Prince Charles of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 29, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin, Germany
Died: January 21
 29 
Thomas Story Kirkbride
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 31, 1809
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 16
 30 
Thomas Mayne Reid
0
Birthdate: April 4, 1818
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ballyroney, Ireland
Died: October 22
 31 
John Graham Chambers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Llanelli, Wales
Died: March 4
 32 
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
(Governor of Georgia (1882-83))
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Crawfordville, Georgia, United States
Died: March 4
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 33 
Grigol Orbeliani
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 2, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: March 21
 34 
Princess Marianne of the Netherlands
(Princess of Orange-Nassau was the youngest child of King William I of the Netherlands)
Princess Marianne of the Netherlands
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1810
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 29
 35 
Cyprian Norwid
(Poet Known for His Work 'Vade-mecum' & 'Promethidion')
Cyprian Norwid
0
Birthdate: September 24, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Głuchy, Poland
Died: May 23
 36 
Elisabeth Dieudonné Vincent
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1798 AD
Birthplace: Jeremie, Haiti
Died: November 29
 37 
Olive Soulouque
(Princess)
Olive Soulouque
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Second Empire of Haiti
Died: July 23
 38 
Giovanni Matteo Mario
(Italian Nobleman and Opera Singer)
Giovanni Matteo Mario
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 18, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cagliari, Italy
Died: December 11
 39 
James T. Rapier
(American Politician)
James T. Rapier
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: May 31
 40 
Mercedes de Jesus Molina
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baba, Los Ríos, Ecuador
Died: June 12
 41 
Henri, Count of Chambord
(King of France)
Henri, Count of Chambord
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuileries Palace, Paris, France
Died: August 24
John Colenso
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 24, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 20
 43 
Friedrich von Flotow
(German composer)
Friedrich von Flotow
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 27, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mecklenburg
Died: January 24
 44 
François Lenormant
(Archaeologist)
François Lenormant
0
Birthdate: January 17, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 9
 45 
Jenny Longuet
(Journalist)
Jenny Longuet
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, Kingdom of France
Died: January 11
 46 
Henri Martin
(Historian)
Henri Martin
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1810
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Died: December 14
 47 
Mampuru II
0
Birthplace: Africa
Died: November 22
 48 
Henry John Stephen Smith
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 2, 1826
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 9
 49 
Lydia E. Pinkham
(Businesswoman)
Lydia E. Pinkham
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 9, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17
 50 
William Farr
(Medical doctor)
William Farr
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kenley, England
Died: April 14