Famous People Who Died In 1889

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1889. This list includes people like Jefferson Davis, Robert Browning, Antonio Meucci, James Prescott Joule, Maria Mitchell and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, novelists and inventors who died in 1889. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, Italy & Germany 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 
Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States of America)

Jefferson Davis
40
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 6

 2 
Robert Browning
(Poet & Playwright)

Robert Browning
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: December 12

 3 

James Prescott Joule
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 24, 1818
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: October 11

 4 
Belle Starr
(Outlaw)

Belle Starr
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 5, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carthage, Missouri, United States
Died: February 3

 5 
Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria
(Third child of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Elisabeth in Bavaria)

Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Laxenburg castles, Austria
Died: January 30

 6 
Antonio Meucci
(Inventor of voice-communication apparatus)

Antonio Meucci
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence
Died: October 18

 7 

Mihai Eminescu
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: June 15
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 8 

Father Damien
2
Birthdate: January 3, 1840
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tremelo, Belgium
Died: April 15

 9 
Maria Mitchell
(Astronomer)

Maria Mitchell
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nantucket
Died: June 28

 10 
Wilkie Collins
(Novelist, Playwright)

Wilkie Collins
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: September 23

 11 
Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Poet, Writer)

Gerard Manley Hopkins
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: June 8

 12 
James Smith Bush
(Jurist, Writer, Lawyer, Priest, Politician)

James Smith Bush
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1825
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: November 11

 13 
Laura Bridgman
(Educator)

Laura Bridgman
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1829
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, New Hampshire,United States
Died: May 24

 14 
Ion Creanga
(Writer)

Ion Creanga
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Târgu Neamț, Moldavia
Died: December 31

 15 
Alexandre Cabanel
(Former Painter, who painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style)

Alexandre Cabanel
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: January 23

 16 
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
(Patent inventor)

Jan Ernst Matzeliger
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paramaribo
Died: August 24

 17 
Lucy Webb Hayes
(American first lady)

Lucy Webb Hayes
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio , United States
Died: June 25

 18 
Amy Levy
(Poet, Novelist, Essayist)

Amy Levy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, Clapham
Died: September 10

 19 
John Archibald Campbell
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court)

John Archibald Campbell
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 24, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, Georgia, United States
Died: March 12

 20 
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
(President of Mexico)

Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xalapa, Mexico
Died: April 21

Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges
0
Birthdate: March 18, 1830
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 12

 22 
Maurice Sand
(Writer)

Maurice Sand
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Birthdate: June 30, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 4

 23 
Benjamin Day
(Newspaper Publisher)

Benjamin Day
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 21

 24 
Jules Dupré
(Painter)

Jules Dupré
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: October 6

 25 
Tantia Bhil
(Activist)

Tantia Bhil
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: December 4

 26 
Ignacy Domeyko
(Geologist)

Ignacy Domeyko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nesvizh
Died: January 23

 27 

Horatius Bonar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1808
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: July 31

Peter Lalor
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: County Laois
Died: February 9

 29 

Martin Farquhar Tupper
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Listed In:
Birthdate: July 17, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greater London
Died: November 1

Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies
0
Birthdate: March 14, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: December 28

 31 

Melville Reuben Bissell
1
Birthdate: September 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartwick, New York, United States
Died: March 15

Alexander Hamilton Jr.
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 26, 1816
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 30

 33 
Shishunala Sharif
(poet, teacher)

Shishunala Sharif
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Birthdate: 1819 AD
Birthplace: India
Died: 1889 AD

Theodore Dwight Woolsey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1801
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 1

 35 

Marie of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1825
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin Palace, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 17

 36 

Nikolay Chernyshevsky
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia
Died: October 29

 37 
Elvira Madigan
(Circus performer, best known today for her romantic relationship with the Swedish nobleman and cavalry officer Sixten Sparre)

Elvira Madigan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany
Died: July 19

 38 
Julia Tyler
(Former First Lady of United States)

Julia Tyler
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 1820
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gardiner's Island, New York, US
Died: July 10

 39 

Jacques Damala
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1855
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Piraeus, Greece
Died: August 18

 40 
Simon Cameron
(Politician)

Simon Cameron
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 8, 1799
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Maytown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 26

Michel Eugène Chevreul
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 31, 1786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: April 9

 42 
Charles Leroux
(Balloonist)

Charles Leroux
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1856
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 12

 43 

Ludwig Anzengruber
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1839
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 10

 44 
John Crerar
(Industrialist)

John Crerar
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 8, 1827
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 19

 45 
Glele
(Tenth King of Dahomey)

Glele
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Birthdate: 1814 AD
Birthplace: Benin
Died: December 29

 46 

Enrico Tamberlik
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 16, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 15

Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1797
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rumpenheim Castle, Offenbach, Germany
Died: April 6

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 27, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Spas-Ugol, Russia
Died: May 10

Friedrich August von Quenstedt
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1809
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: December 21

 50 
Lozen
(Warrior)

Lozen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: June 17