Famous People Who Died In 1889

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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.
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 1 
Jefferson Davis
(Former President of the Confederate States (1862 - 1865))
Jefferson Davis
44
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
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Camberwell
Died: December 12
 3 
Belle Starr
(Outlaw)
Belle Starr
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 5, 1848
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carthage, Missouri, United States
Died: February 3
 4 
James Prescott Joule
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 24, 1818
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: October 11
 5 
Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria
(Heir Apparent of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, Who Died by a Suicide Pact With His Mistress)
Rudolf, Crown Prince 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
(The National Poet of Romania and a Major Figure of Romanticism)
Mihai Eminescu
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: June 15
 8 
Wilkie Collins
(Novelist, Playwright)
Wilkie Collins
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: September 23
 9 
Father Damien
(Belgian Priest Known for His Missionary Work Among the Hawaiian Lepers)
Father Damien
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1840
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tremelo, Belgium
Died: April 15
 10 
Maria Mitchell
(Astronomer)
Maria Mitchell
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nantucket
Died: June 28
 11 
Ion Creanga
(Romanian Author Who Was a Prominent Member of the Junimea Literary Society)
Ion Creanga
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Târgu Neamț, Moldavia
Died: December 31
 12 
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
 13 
Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Poet, Writer)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: June 8
 14 
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
 15 
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
Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 25, 1797
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rumpenheim Castle, Offenbach, Germany
Died: April 6
 17 
Alexandre Cabanel
(Former Painter, who painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style)
Alexandre Cabanel
2
Birthdate: September 28, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: January 23
 18 
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
(Patent inventor)
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paramaribo
Died: August 24
Peter Lalor
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: County Laois
Died: February 9
 20 
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
 21 
Shishunala Sharif
(poet, teacher)
Shishunala Sharif
0
Birthdate: 1819 AD
Birthplace: India
Died: 1889 AD
 22 
Amy Levy
(Poet, Novelist, Essayist)
Amy Levy
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, Clapham
Died: September 10
 23 
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
 24 
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
(31st President of Mexico (1872 - 1876))
Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
Died: April 21
 25 
Nikolay Chernyshevsky
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia
Died: October 29
 26 
Maurice Sand
(Writer)
Maurice Sand
0
Birthdate: June 30, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 4
Michel Eugène Chevreul
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 31, 1786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: April 9
 28 
Benjamin Day
(Newspaper Publisher)
Benjamin Day
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 21
Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges
0
Birthdate: March 18, 1830
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 12
 30 
Simon Cameron
(Politician)
Simon Cameron
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 8, 1799
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Maytown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 26
 31 
Ignacy Domeyko
(Geologist)
Ignacy Domeyko
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nesvizh
Died: January 23
 32 
Melville Reuben Bissell
1
Birthdate: September 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartwick, New York, United States
Died: March 15
 33 
Lozen
(Warrior)
Lozen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: June 17
 34 
Martin Farquhar Tupper
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: July 17, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greater London
Died: November 1
Theodore Dwight Woolsey
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1801
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 1
 36 
Jules Dupré
(Painter)
Jules Dupré
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: October 6
Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 27, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Spas-Ugol, Russia
Died: May 10
Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies
0
Birthdate: March 14, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: December 28
Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 7, 1838
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Brieuc, France
Died: August 19
 40 
Horatius Bonar
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1808
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: July 31
 41 
Youssef Bey Karam
(Governor of Ehden (1846 - 1861))
Youssef Bey Karam
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 15, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ehden, Ottoman Lebanon
Died: April 7
 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 
Kawanabe Kyōsai
0
Birthdate: May 18, 1831
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Koga, Japan
Died: April 26
 44 
Ludwig Anzengruber
(Austrian Dramatist, Novelist and Poet)
Ludwig Anzengruber
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1839
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 10
 45 
Enrico Tamberlik
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 16, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 15
 46 
John Crerar
(Industrialist)
John Crerar
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 8, 1827
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 19
 47 
Gaston Planté
(Physicist)
Gaston Planté
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1834
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orthez, France
Died: May 21
 48 
Friedrich August von Quenstedt
(German Geologist, Mineralogist, and Paleontologist Known for His Research on Jurassic-Age Rocks)
Friedrich August von Quenstedt
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 10, 1809
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eisleben, Germany
Died: December 21
 49 
Juan Montalvo
(Ecuadorian Essayist and Author)
Juan Montalvo
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1832
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ambato, Ecuador
Died: January 17
 50 
Marie of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1825
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin Palace, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 17