Famous People Who Died In 1887

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1887. This list includes people like Jenny Lind, Doc Holliday, Ike Clanton, Dorothea Dix, Henry Ward Beecher and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, journalists, philosophers and chemists who died in 1887. This list includes people from United States, Russia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gambler, Gunfighter
Birthdate: August 14, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Griffin, Georgia, United States
Died: November 8

 2 Savitribai Phule

Savitribai Phule
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer, Poet
Birthdate: January 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naigaon, British India (now in Satara district, Maharashtra)
Died: March 10

 3 Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Opera Singer
Birthdate: October 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 2

 4 Ike Clanton

Ike Clanton
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Member of Brigand Group - The Cowboys
Birthdate: 1847 AD
Birthplace: Callaway County, Missouri
Died: June 1

 5 Anandi Gopal Joshi

Anandi Gopal Joshi
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: First Indian Female Doctor
Birthdate: March 31, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalyan, Maharashtra, India
Died: February 26

 6 Aleksandr Borodin

Aleksandr Borodin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Chemist
Birthdate: November 12, 1833
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: February 27

 7 Gustav Kirchhoff

Gustav Kirchhoff
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: March 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: October 17
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 8 Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Clergyman, Preacher & Abolitionist
Birthdate: June 24, 1813
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S
Died: March 8

 9 Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: April 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maine, US
Died: July 17

 10 Aleksandr Ulyanov

Aleksandr Ulyanov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: April 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: May 20

 11 Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus
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Listed In:
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: July 22, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 19

 12 Lysander Spooner

Lysander Spooner
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Famous As: Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher
Birthdate: January 19, 1808
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Athol
Died: May 14

 13 Gustav Fechner

Gustav Fechner
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Famous As: Physicist, Psychologist, Statistician, University teacher, Philosopher
Birthdate: April 19, 1801
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bad Muskau
Died: November 18

 14 William A. Wheeler

William A. Wheeler
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 19th Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: June 30, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malone
Died: June 4

 15 Multatuli

Multatuli
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Civil servant
Birthdate: March 2, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: February 19

 16 Ivan Kramskoi

Ivan Kramskoi
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Famous As: painter, art critic, artist
Birthdate: May 27, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Voronezh Oblast
Died: March 24

 17 Joseph Whitworth

Joseph Whitworth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: December 21, 1803
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockport, England
Died: January 22

 18 Joseph Hayne Rainey

Joseph Hayne Rainey
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 21, 1832
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Georgetown, South Carolina
Died: August 1

 19 Alfred Krupp

Alfred Krupp
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: April 26, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Died: July 14

 20 Infante Juan, Count of Montizón

Infante Juan, Count of Montizón
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Infante
Birthdate: May 15, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Aranjuez, Spain
Died: November 18

 21 Henry Mayhew

Henry Mayhew
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 25, 1812
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 25

 22 Eliza R. Snow

Eliza R. Snow
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 21, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Becket, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 5

 23 Johann Jakob Bachofen

Johann Jakob Bachofen
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Famous As: Antiquarian
Birthdate: December 22, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: November 25

 24 Richard Jefferies

Richard Jefferies
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 6, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: near Swindon, England
Died: August 14

 25 Ellen Wood

Ellen Wood
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 17, 1814
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Worcester, England
Died: February 10

 26 Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein

Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewoman, Journalist
Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monastyryshche, Ukraine
Died: March 9

 27 James B. Eads

James B. Eads
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 23, 1820
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States
Died: March 8

 28 Jules Laforgue

Jules Laforgue
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 16, 1860
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: August 20

 29 Shimazu Hisamitsu

Shimazu Hisamitsu
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Famous As: Samurai
Birthdate: November 28, 1817
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kagoshima Castle, Kagoshima, Japan
Died: December 6

 30 C. F. W. Walther

C. F. W. Walther
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: October 25, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Langenchursdorf, Germany
Died: May 7

 31 Stafford Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh

Stafford Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 27, 1818
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 12

 32 Ditlev Gothard Monrad

Ditlev Gothard Monrad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 24, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 28

 33 Friedrich von Amerling

Friedrich von Amerling
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Famous As: Portrait Painter
Birthdate: April 14, 1803
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 14

 34 Agostino Depretis

Agostino Depretis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: January 31, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mezzana Corti, Italy
Died: July 29

 35 Spencer Fullerton Baird

Spencer Fullerton Baird
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Ornithologist
Birthdate: February 3, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 19

 36 Abigail Kelley Foster

Abigail Kelley Foster
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: January 15, 1811
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pelham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 14

 37 Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden

Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: September 7, 1829
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 22

 38 Józef Ignacy Kraszewski

Józef Ignacy Kraszewski
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 28, 1812
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: March 19

 39 Thomas Ustick Walter

Thomas Ustick Walter
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: September 4, 1804
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 30

 40 Albert Carrier-Belleuse

Albert Carrier-Belleuse
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: June 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anizy-le-Chateau, France
Died: June 4

 41 William Burnham Woods

William Burnham Woods
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: August 3, 1824
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newark, Ohio, United States
Died: May 14

 42 Robert Scott

Robert Scott
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Famous As: Philologist, Educator
Birthdate: January 26, 1811
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bondleigh, England
Died: December 2

 43 Fran Levstik

Fran Levstik
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 28, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dolnje Retje, Slovenia
Died: November 16

 44 Mikhail Katkov

Mikhail Katkov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: February 13, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 1

 45 John Ceiriog Hughes

John Ceiriog Hughes
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 25, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Wales
Died: April 23

 46 Mary Henderson Eastman

Mary Henderson Eastman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1818 AD
Birthplace: Warrenton, Virginia, United States
Died: 1887 AD

 47 Alfred Domett

Alfred Domett
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: May 20, 1811
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell Grove, London, England
Died: November 2

 48 Marian Langiewicz

Marian Langiewicz
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: August 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Krotoszyn, Poland
Died: May 11

 49 August W. Eichler

August W. Eichler
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: April 22, 1839
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neukirchen, Germany
Died: March 2

 50 Friedrich Theodor Vischer

Friedrich Theodor Vischer
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 30, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: September 14