Famous People Who Died In 1885

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1885. This list includes people like Ulysses S. Grant, Victor Hugo, Charles George Gordon, Muhammad Ahmad, Schuyler Colfax and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, poets and n who died in 1885. This list includes people from United States and many more countries.

Ulysses S. GrantUlysses S. Grant
American
18th U.S. President
Victor HugoVictor Hugo
French
Author & Poet

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
American
Soldier

Louis RielLouis Riel
Canadian
Politician

Charles George GordonCharles George Gordon
British
British soldier and Administrator

Schuyler ColfaxSchuyler Colfax
American
17th Vice President of the U.S.A
Muhammad AhmadMuhammad Ahmad
Sudanese
Religious Leader

Thomas A. HendricksThomas A. Hendricks
American
21st Vice President of the U.S.A.

Thomas C. DurantThomas C. Durant
American
Investor
William Henry VanderbiltWilliam Henry Vanderbilt
American
Businessman

Alfonso XII of SpainAlfonso XII of Spain
Spanish
King
Bharatendu HarishchandraBharatendu Harishchandra
Indian
Writer

Ferdinand II of PortugalFerdinand II of Portugal
Austrian, German, Portuguese
Prince

Zuo ZongtangZuo Zongtang
Chinese
 

Martin DelanyMartin Delany
American
Journalist

James W. MarshallJames W. Marshall
American
Joiner, Carpenter
Moses MontefioreMoses Montefiore
British
Financier

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of ShaftesburyAnthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
British
Politician

Iwasaki YatarōIwasaki Yatarō
Japanese
Industrialist

Helen Hunt JacksonHelen Hunt Jackson
American
Poet
Karl Anton, Prince of HohenzollernKarl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern
German
Politician

Irvin McDowellIrvin McDowell
American
Officer
Prince Friedrich Karl of PrussiaPrince Friedrich Karl of Prussia
German
Military officer

Susanna MoodieSusanna Moodie
Canadian, British
Author

Robert A. ToombsRobert A. Toombs
American
Politician
Carl SpitzwegCarl Spitzweg
German
Painter

Hugh Rose, 1st Baron StrathnairnHugh Rose, 1st Baron Strathnairn
British
Field marshal
Marian Hooper AdamsMarian Hooper Adams
American
Socialite

Richard KingRichard King
American
Rancher, Entrepreneur

Yap Ah LoyYap Ah Loy
Chinese, Malaysian
Malaysian leader
Rosalía de CastroRosalía de Castro
Spanish
Poet, Writer

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Clara BrownClara Brown
American
Philanthropist
Josh BillingsJosh Billings
American
Writer

Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la TorreFrancisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre
Spanish
Statesman

John McCloskeyJohn McCloskey
American
Archbishop

Frederick Theodore FrelinghuysenFrederick Theodore Frelinghuysen
American
Politician
Peter Christen AsbjørnsenPeter Christen Asbjørnsen
Norwegian
Writer
Jens Peter JacobsenJens Peter Jacobsen
Danish
Novelist

Friedrich Gustav Jacob HenleFriedrich Gustav Jacob Henle
German
Physician

Susan WarnerSusan Warner
American
Author

Justo Rufino BarriosJusto Rufino Barrios
Guatemalan
Politician
Louis LeroyLouis Leroy
French
Painter

Ferdinand HillerFerdinand Hiller
German
Composer

Nikolay Yakovlevich DanilevskyNikolay Yakovlevich Danilevsky
Russian
Philosopher

Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron HoughtonRichard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton
British
Poet

Gustav NachtigalGustav Nachtigal
German
German explorer
James HanningtonJames Hannington
British
Missionary

Maria Weston ChapmanMaria Weston Chapman
American
Abolitionist
Jules VallèsJules Vallès
French
Journalist

Edwin, Freiherr von ManteuffelEdwin, Freiherr von Manteuffel
German
Military general

Charles RogierCharles Rogier
Belgian, French
Statesman
Fleeming JenkinFleeming Jenkin
British
Engineer

André GillAndré Gill
French
Caricaturist
Sarah Miriam PealeSarah Miriam Peale
American
Painter

Jens Jacob Asmussen WorsaaeJens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae
Danish
Archaeologist

Sidney Gilchrist ThomasSidney Gilchrist Thomas
British
Inventor

John B. JervisJohn B. Jervis
American
Civil Engineer

Arthur Purves PhayreArthur Purves Phayre
British
Colonial official
Prince Adolf of AuerspergPrince Adolf of Auersperg
Australian, Czech
Statesman

Francis HincksFrancis Hincks
Canadian
Businessman

Karl Theodor Ernst von SieboldKarl Theodor Ernst von Siebold
German
Physiologist

William PageWilliam Page
American
Painter
Rodolphe BresdinRodolphe Bresdin
French
Draughtsman

Metta Victoria Fuller VictorMetta Victoria Fuller Victor
American
Novelist
Clarina I. H. NicholsClarina I. H. Nichols
American
Journalist

Edward DavyEdward Davy
British
Inventor

Friedrich Theodor von FrerichsFriedrich Theodor von Frerichs
German
Physician
Pacífica FernándezPacífica Fernández
Costa Rican
First Lady

Nikolay Alexeyevich OrlovNikolay Alexeyevich Orlov
Russian
Diplomat
Georg CurtiusGeorg Curtius
German
Philologist

Thomas DavidsonThomas Davidson
Scottish
Scottish paleontologist

Nicola FabriziNicola Fabrizi
Italian
Patriot
Rufus Henry GilbertRufus Henry Gilbert
American
Surgeon

Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-GlucksburgFriedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg
German
Second-Eldest son of Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of
David DicksonDavid Dickson
American
Farmer