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.

Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis
American
Former President of the Confederate States of
Robert BrowningRobert Browning
British
Poet & Playwright

Father DamienFather Damien
Belgian
Saint

Belle StarrBelle Starr
American
Outlaw

Antonio MeucciAntonio Meucci
Italian, American
Inventor of voice-communication apparatus

James Prescott JouleJames Prescott Joule
British
Physicist

John BrightJohn Bright
British
British Radical and Liberal Politician

Maria MitchellMaria Mitchell
American
Astronomer
Amy LevyAmy Levy
British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Adolf von HenseltAdolf von Henselt
German
Composer
Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
Polish
Geologist

Stanley MatthewsStanley Matthews
American
Jurist

Gerard Manley HopkinsGerard Manley Hopkins
British
Poet, Writer

Wilkie CollinsWilkie Collins
British
Novelist, Playwright

Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
Romanian
poet, prosaist, essayist, librarian
James Smith BushJames Smith Bush
American
Jurist, Writer, Lawyer, Priest, Politician

Yohannes IVYohannes IV
Ethiopian
Emperor

Alexandre CabanelAlexandre Cabanel
French
Painter, University teacher

Henry W. GradyHenry W. Grady
American
Journalist
Lucy Webb HayesLucy Webb Hayes
American
American first lady

Luís I of PortugalLuís I of Portugal
Portuguese
King
George H. PendletonGeorge H. Pendleton
American
Politician

Nikolay ChernyshevskyNikolay Chernyshevsky
Russian
philosopher, novelist, writer, literary critic

John EricssonJohn Ericsson
Swedish
Engineer, Military personnel
Laura BridgmanLaura Bridgman
American
Educator

Simon CameronSimon Cameron
American
Politician
Shishunala SharifShishunala Sharif
Indian
poet, teacher

John Archibald CampbellJohn Archibald Campbell
American
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Peter LalorPeter Lalor
Australian, Irish
 
Michel Eugène ChevreulMichel Eugène Chevreul
French
Chemist

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Elvira MadiganElvira Madigan
Danish
Acrobat, Circus performer
Sebastián Lerdo de TejadaSebastián Lerdo de Tejada
Mexican
President of Mexico

Jan Ernst MatzeligerJan Ernst Matzeliger
American
Patent inventor

Mikhail Saltykov-ShchedrinMikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
Russian
Poet

Albrecht RitschlAlbrecht Ritschl
German
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher
Crown Prince Rudolf of AustriaCrown Prince Rudolf of Austria
Austrian
Prince
Horatius BonarHoratius Bonar
Scottish
Poet

Giovanni BottesiniGiovanni Bottesini
Italian
Composer

Kawanabe KyōsaiKawanabe Kyōsai
Japanese
Painter

Youssef Bey KaramYoussef Bey Karam
Lebanese
Leader
Gaston PlantéGaston Planté
French
Physicist

Frederick Augustus Porter BarnardFrederick Augustus Porter Barnard
American
Scientist

André-Adolphe-Eugène DisdériAndré-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
French
Photographer

Numa Denis Fustel de CoulangesNuma Denis Fustel de Coulanges
French
Historian

Melville Reuben BissellMelville Reuben Bissell
American
Entrepreneur
Daniel GoochDaniel Gooch
British
Engineer

Louis FaidherbeLouis Faidherbe
French
Military general
Mori ArinoriMori Arinori
Japanese
Statesman

Warren De la RueWarren De la Rue
Guernsey, British
Astronomer

Theodore Dwight WoolseyTheodore Dwight Woolsey
American
Author
Jules DupréJules Dupré
French
Painter

Juan MontalvoJuan Montalvo
Ecuadorian
Author
Benedetto CairoliBenedetto Cairoli
Italian
Politician

Sarah BagleySarah Bagley
American
Labor leader

Martin Farquhar TupperMartin Farquhar Tupper
British
Poet, Writer

ChampfleuryChampfleury
French
Art critic

Eliza CookEliza Cook
British
Journalist, Poet, Editor
William Bernard UllathorneWilliam Bernard Ullathorne
British
Prelate

Émile AugierÉmile Augier
French
Dramatist

Mary Louise BoothMary Louise Booth
American
Editor

Alessandro GavazziAlessandro Gavazzi
Italian
Preacher
Samuel HirschSamuel Hirsch
German, American
Philosopher

Robert HamerlingRobert Hamerling
Austrian
Poet
Félix PyatFélix Pyat
French
Journalist

Fanny LewaldFanny Lewald
German, Russian
Author

Ludwig AnzengruberLudwig Anzengruber
Austrian
Dramatist
Enrico TamberlikEnrico Tamberlik
Italian
Tenor

Joseph GunglJoseph Gungl
Austrian
Composer
Julia TylerJulia Tyler
American
Former First Lady of United States

John SangerJohn Sanger
British
Circus proprietor

Friedrich August von QuenstedtFriedrich August von Quenstedt
German
Geologist
Benjamin DayBenjamin Day
American
Newspaper publisher, Journalist

Wilhelm von GiesebrechtWilhelm von Giesebrecht
German
Historian
Max von GagernMax von Gagern
German
Politician

Ernst Wilhelm Leberecht TempelErnst Wilhelm Leberecht Tempel
German, Italian
German astronomer

Carlo PellegriniCarlo Pellegrini
Italian
Artist

Solomon FormstecherSolomon Formstecher
German
Rabbi
Sir William Buell RichardsSir William Buell Richards
Canadian
Justice
John CrerarJohn Crerar
American
Industrialist

Frans Cornelis DondersFrans Cornelis Donders
Dutch
Author

Jules Barbey d'AurevillyJules Barbey d'Aurevilly
French
Novelist