Famous People Who Died In 1884

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Gregor Mendel
(Know for Creating the science of Genetics)
Gregor Mendel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hynčice, Vražné, Czechia
Died: January 6
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Allan Pinkerton
(Founder of Pinkerton National Detective Agency)
Allan Pinkerton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 25, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 1
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Bedrich Smetana
(Composer)
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 2, 1824
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Litomysl, Czechia
Died: May 12
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Cyrus McCormick
(Inventor of mechanical reaper)
Cyrus McCormick
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Birthdate: February 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shenandoah Valley
Died: May 13
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Keshab Chunder Sen
(Indian Philosopher and Social Reformer Known for Incorporating Christian Theology in Hindu Framework)
Keshab Chunder Sen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 19, 1838
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: January 8
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Cetshwayo
(King)
Cetshwayo
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Birthdate: 1826 AD
Birthplace: Eshowe, Zulu Kingdom
Died: February 8
Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1853
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom
Died: March 28
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Jean-Baptiste Dumas
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 14, 1800
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alès, France
Died: April 10
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William Wells Brown
(Abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian)
William Wells Brown
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 15, 1814
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 6
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Ottilie Assing
(Feminist)
Ottilie Assing
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 11, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: August 21
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Wendell Phillips
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 29, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 2
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Jules Bastien-Lepage
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Birthdate: November 1, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Damvillers, France
Died: December 10
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Mirambo
(Warlord)
Mirambo
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Tanzania
Died: 1884 AD
Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1843
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Necessidades Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 5
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La Paiva
(Investor)
La Paiva
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 7, 1819
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: January 21
George Moses Horton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1798 AD
Birthplace: Northampton, North Carolina
Died: 1884 AD
Arthur Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington
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Birthdate: February 3, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Soho, London, England
Died: August 13
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Elias Lönnrot
(Physician)
Elias Lönnrot
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Birthdate: April 9, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sammatti, Finland
Died: March 19
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Philippe Suchard
(Swiss chocolatier)
Philippe Suchard
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 9, 1797
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boudry
Died: January 14
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Gustave Le Gray
(Photographer)
Gustave Le Gray
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 30, 1820
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Villiers-le-Bel, France
Died: July 30
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Juan Bautista Alberdi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Died: June 19
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Alfred Francis Russell
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 25, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 4
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Karl Richard Lepsius
(Egyptologist)
Karl Richard Lepsius
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Birthdate: December 23, 1810
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naumburg, Germany
Died: July 10
Frances Dana Barker Gage
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1808
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: November 10
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Paul Morphy
(Chess player)
Paul Morphy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1837
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 10
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Judah P. Benjamin
(Politician)
Judah P. Benjamin
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 6, 1811
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Died: May 6
Robert Richard Torrens
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 31, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: August 31
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Mihály Táncsics
(Politician, Writer, Journalist)
Mihály Táncsics
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Birthdate: April 21, 1799
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ácsteszér, Hungary
Died: June 28
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Martha Bulloch Roosevelt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: February 14
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Alfred Brehm
(German writer)
Alfred Brehm
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Renthendorf
Died: November 11
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Marie Taglioni
(Ballet Dancer)
Marie Taglioni
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 23, 1804
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 22
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Midhat Pasha
(Political figure)
Midhat Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1822
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: May 8
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Marie Bashkirtseff
(Russian Artist and Sculptor)
Marie Bashkirtseff
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Birthdate: November 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havrontsi, Ukraine
Died: October 31
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Henry Bartle Frere
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 29, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clydach, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: May 29
Muteesa I of Buganda
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Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Mulago, Kampala, Uganda
Died: September 30
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Hans Makart
(Painter)
Hans Makart
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Birthdate: May 28, 1840
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: October 3
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Charles Reade
(Novelist)
Charles Reade
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 8, 1814
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ipsden, England
Died: April 11
Alexander, Prince of Orange
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 25, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands
Died: June 21
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Archibald MacLaren
(Author, Athletic)
Archibald MacLaren
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 29, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alloa, Clackmannanshire in Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: February 19
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Thomas Madiou
(Historian)
Thomas Madiou
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Birthdate: April 30, 1814
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince
Died: May 25
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Maria Anna of Savoy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 19, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palazzo Colonna, Rome, Italy
Died: May 4
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Johann Gustav Droysen
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Birthdate: July 6, 1808
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Trzebiatów, Poland
Died: June 19
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Buenaventura Báez
(Politician)
Buenaventura Báez
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1812
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rincón, Puerto Rico
Died: March 14
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Hermann Kolbe
(Chemist)
Hermann Kolbe
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 27, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elliehausen, Germany
Died: November 25
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John Wisden
(Cricketer)
John Wisden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1826
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brighton, Sussex, England
Died: April 5
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Noah Haynes Swayne
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 7, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Frederick County, Virginia, United States
Died: June 8
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Fanny Elssler
(Ballerina)
Fanny Elssler
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 23, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gumpendorf, Vienna
Died: November 27
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Thomas Chenery
(Journalist)
Thomas Chenery
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Birthdate: 1826 AD
Birthplace: Barbados Island, Barbados
Died: February 11
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George Engelmann
(German-American Botanist, Physician, and Meteorologist Known for His Study of Phylloxera Vastatrix)
George Engelmann
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 2, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: February 4
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George Bentham
(Botanist)
George Bentham
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stoke Village, Plymouth, England
Died: September 10
Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1884. This list includes people like Gregor Mendel, Allan Pinkerton, Cyrus McCormick, Bedrich Smetana, Paul Morphy and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, novelists and emperors & kings who died in 1884. This list includes people from United States and many more countries.