Famous People Who Died In 1888

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1888. This list includes people like Louisa May Alcott, Matthew Arnold, Amos Bronson Alcott, Nikolay Przhevalsky, Squire Whipple and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include geographers, political leaders, spiritual & religious leaders and inventors who died in 1888. This list includes people from United States, Germany and many more countries.

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
(Writer)

29 November 1832

American

Matthew ArnoldMatthew Arnold
(Poet)

24 December 1822

British

Amos Bronson AlcottAmos Bronson Alcott
(Teacher and Educator)

29 November 1799

American

Nikolay PrzhevalskyNikolay Przhevalsky
(Geographer, Explorer)

12 April 1839

Russian

Squire WhippleSquire Whipple
(Civil Engineer)

16 September 1804

American

John EllaJohn Ella
(Violinist)

19 December 1802

British

Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
(Officer, Politician)

06 March 1831

American

John BoscoJohn Bosco
(Writer, Catholic priest)

16 August 1815

Italian

Horatio SpaffordHoratio Spafford
(Lawyer)

20 October 1828

American

Edward LearEdward Lear
(Artist)

12 May 1812

Italian

John PembertonJohn Pemberton
(Pharmacist, Inventor, Chemist)

08 July 1831

American

Carl ZeissCarl Zeiss
(Scientific instrument maker)

11 September 1816

German

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Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan
(Composer, Pianist, Linguist, Translator, Music educator, Bible translator, Musician)

30 November 1813

French

Rudolf ClausiusRudolf Clausius
(Physicist, University teacher, Mathematician, Theoretical physicist)

02 January 1822

German

Domingo Faustino SarmientoDomingo Faustino Sarmiento
(Politician, Writer, Journalist, Soldier, Diplomat, Historian)

15 February 1811

Argentinian

Asa GrayAsa Gray
(Curator, Botanist, University teacher)

18 November 1810

American

Anton MauveAnton Mauve
(Painter, Watercolourist)

18 September 1838

Samson Raphael HirschSamson Raphael Hirsch
(Rabbi, Translator)

20 June 1808

German

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Theodor StormTheodor Storm
(Lawyer, writer)

14 September 1817

German

Ludvig NobelLudvig Nobel
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Philanthropist)

27 July 1831

Swedish

William IWilliam I
(King)

22 March 1797

German

Nikolai PrzhevalskyNikolai Przhevalsky
(Geographer)

12 April 1839

Russian