Famous People Who Died In 1886

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1886. This list includes people like Emily Dickinson, Chester A. Arthur, Franz Liszt, John Deere, Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, spiritual & religious leaders, non-fiction writers and composers who died in 1886. This list includes people from United States, England and many more countries.
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 1 
Emily Dickinson
(One of the Leading 19th-Century American Poets)
Emily Dickinson
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 15
 2 
Chester A. Arthur
(The 21st president of the United States)
Chester A. Arthur
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 5, 1829
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fairfield, Vermont, United States
Died: November 18
 3 
Franz Liszt
(Composer, Pianist and Teacher of the Romantic Era)
Franz Liszt
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Raiding, Austria
Died: July 31
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Ramakrishna Paramhamsa
(Spiritual & Religious Leader)
Ramakrishna Paramhamsa
9
Birthdate: February 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kamarpukur, West Bengal, India
Died: August 16
 5 
John Deere
(Founder of 'Deere & Company')
John Deere
9
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 7, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rutland, Vermont, United States
Died: May 17
 6 
Leopold von Ranke
(German Historian and a Founder of Modern Source-Based History)
Leopold von Ranke
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wiehe, Roßleben-Wiehe, Germany
Died: May 23
Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 31, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: near Stateburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: November 22
 8 
Dave Rudabaugh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Died: February 18
 9 
Amilcare Ponchielli
(Opera composer)
Amilcare Ponchielli
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 31, 1834
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paderno Ponchielli, Italy
Died: January 16
 10 
Pîhtokahanapiwiyin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1842 AD
Birthplace: Battleford, Canada
Died: July 4
 11 
Alexander Ostrovsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 12, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 14
 12 
Charles Francis Adams Sr.
(Former United States Representative)
Charles Francis Adams Sr.
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 18, 1807
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 21
 13 
John Humphrey Noyes
(American Preacher, Radical Religious Philosopher, and Utopian Socialist)
John Humphrey Noyes
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 3, 1811
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brattleboro, Vermont, United States
Died: April 13
 14 
David Hunter
(Military officer)
David Hunter
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1802
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: February 2
 15 
Paul Bert
(French Physiologist Who is Referred to as the 'Father of Aviation Medicine')
Paul Bert
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: November 11
 16 
Eliza Lynch
(Former First Lady of Paraguay)
Eliza Lynch
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: July 27
 17 
Ned Buntline
(Publisher)
Ned Buntline
0
Birthdate: March 20, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harpersfield, New York, United States
Died: July 18
 18 
William S. Clark
(Professor)
William S. Clark
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1826
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 9
 19 
Joseph Tichatschek
(Opera singer)
Joseph Tichatschek
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 11, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Teplice nad Metují, Czechia
Died: January 18
 20 
John Russell Bartlett
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1805
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: May 28
 21 
José Hernández
(Journalist)
José Hernández
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1834
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: October 21
 22 
Ludwig II of Bavaria
(King of Bavaria (1864 - 1886))
Ludwig II of Bavaria
4
Birthdate: August 25, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Died: June 13
 23 
Edward William Godwin
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 26, 1833
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 6
 24 
Calvin Ellis Stowe
(Biblical scholar)
Calvin Ellis Stowe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 22
 25 
Winfield Scott Hancock
(Military officer)
Winfield Scott Hancock
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 9
 26 
Marco Minghetti
(Prime Minister, Politician, economist)
Marco Minghetti
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 18, 1818
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: December 10
 27 
Adolphe Monticelli
1
Birthdate: October 14, 1824
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: June 29
 28 
Richard Dadd
(Painter, Illustrator)
Richard Dadd
1
Birthdate: August 1, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chatham
Died: January 7
 29 
Richard March Hoe
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 7
Maria Vicenta Rosal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 26, 1820
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died: August 24
 31 
Henry Hobson Richardson
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 29, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: April 27
 32 
Zeenat Mahal
(Bahadur Shah Zafar's wife)
Zeenat Mahal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1823 AD
Birthplace: India
Died: July 17
 33 
Fred Archer
(Jockey)
Fred Archer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
Died: November 8
 34 
John Williamson Nevin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1803
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6
 35 
David Levy Yulee
(Notably the first Jewish member of the U.S. Senate)
David Levy Yulee
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Died: October 10
 36 
Karl von Piloty
0
Birthdate: October 1, 1826
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: July 21
 37 
Samuel J. Tilden
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 9, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Lebanon, New York, United States
Died: August 4
 38 
Leopold Zunz
(Scholar)
Leopold Zunz
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1794
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Detmold, Germany
Died: March 17
Edward Cardwell, 1st Viscount Cardwell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1813
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: February 15
 40 
Lydia Koidula
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vändra, Estonia
Died: August 11
Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria-Este
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: March 25
 42 
Charles William Peach
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wansford, England
Died: February 28
 43 
Charles John Seghers
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: November 28
 44 
Johan Nicolai Madvig
0
Birthdate: August 7, 1804
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bornholm, Denmark
Died: December 12
 45 
Conrad Busken Huet
(Journalist)
Conrad Busken Huet
0
Birthdate: December 28, 1826
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: May 1
Joseph Victor von Scheffel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: April 9
 47 
Cesário Verde
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: July 19
 48 
Julia Evelina Smith
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 27, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 6
 49 
George Devey
(Architect)
George Devey
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1820 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1886 AD
 50 
Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet
(Father of Modern British Civil Service)
Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1807
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Taunton
Died: June 19