Famous People Who Died In 1890

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1890. This list includes people like Vincent van Gogh, Sitting Bull, Richard Francis Burton, Christopher Latham Sholes, Jyotiba Phule and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, diplomats and poets who died in 1890. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Vincent van Gogh
(One of the Most Famous and Influential Artists of All Time)
Vincent van Gogh
74
Birthdate: March 30, 1853
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zundert, Netherlands
Died: July 29
 2 
Sitting Bull
(Warrior)
Sitting Bull
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1831 AD
Birthplace: Grand River
Died: December 15
 3 
Joseph Merrick
(Elephant Man)
Joseph Merrick
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leicester
Died: April 11
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 4 
Jyotiba Phule
(Social Reformer)
Jyotiba Phule
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Satara, Maharashtra, India
Died: November 28
 5 
John Henry Newman
(Theologian and Philosopher)
John Henry Newman
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 21, 1801
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland United Kingdom
Died: August 11
 6 
Christopher Latham Sholes
(Inventor of the QWERTY Keyboard)
Christopher Latham Sholes
13
Birthdate: February 14, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mooresburg, Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 17
 7 
Heinrich Schliemann
(German Archaeologist and Excavator of Troy, Mycenae, and Tiryns)
Heinrich Schliemann
2
Birthdate: January 6, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neubukow, Germany
Died: December 26
 8 
Richard Francis Burton
4
Birthdate: March 19, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Torquay
Died: October 20
 9 
William III of the Netherlands
(Former King of the Netherlands (1849 - 1890))
William III of the Netherlands
2
Birthdate: February 19, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: November 23
 10 
Louis Le Prince
(Former inventor of an early motion-picture camera, possibly the first person to shoot a moving picture sequence using a single lens camera)
Louis Le Prince
1
Birthdate: August 28, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: September 16
 11 
César Franck
(Composer and Pianist Famous for His Works 'Symphonic Variations' and 'Symphony in D Minor')
César Franck
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1822
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: November 8
 12 
Carlo Collodi
(Italian Author and Journalist Known for His Fairy Tale Novel 'The Adventures of Pinocchio')
Carlo Collodi
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 24, 1826
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: October 26
 13 
Lalon
(Prominent Bengali Philosopher Regarded as an Icon of  Bengali Culture)
Lalon
3
Birthdate: October 17, 1774
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jhenaidah District, Bangladesh
Died: October 17
 14 
Junius Spencer Morgan
(American Financier, Banker, and Founder of 'J. S. Morgan & Co')
Junius Spencer Morgan
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 14, 1813
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Holyoke
Died: April 8
 15 
Amadeo I of Spain
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: January 18
 16 
John Jacob Astor III
(Financier, Philanthropist)
John Jacob Astor III
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1822
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 22
Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
0
Birthdate: September 30, 1811
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: January 7
 18 
Alexander Parkes
(Engineer who created the world's first plastic, which he called Parkesine)
Alexander Parkes
0
Birthdate: December 29, 1813
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 29
 19 
Juan Seguín
(Former Mayor of San Antonio (1834 - 1835, 1841 - 1842))
Juan Seguín
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: August 27
 20 
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
(Politician, Military personnel)
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Monterey, California, United States
Died: January 18
Migettuwatte Gunananda Thera
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
Died: September 21
 22 
Edwin Chadwick
(Public servant)
Edwin Chadwick
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 24, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longsight, Manchester, England
Died: July 6
 23 
Vasile Alecsandri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 21, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bacău, Principality of Moldavia
Died: August 22
 24 
Niels Gade
(Considered one of the most important Danish musicians of the 19th century.)
Niels Gade
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 21
 25 
John Frederick Parker
(Police officer)
John Frederick Parker
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia, United States
Died: June 28
Princess Zorka of Montenegro
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cetinje, Principality of Montenegro Montenegro
Died: March 16
 27 
Carl Bloch
(Painter)
Carl Bloch
0
Birthdate: May 23, 1834
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 22
 28 
August Belmont
(Diplomat, Banker, Financier)
August Belmont
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 8, 1813
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alzey
Died: November 24
 29 
Prudence Crandall
(Connecticut's official State Heroine)
Prudence Crandall
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 3, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Died: January 28
 30 
James Croll
(Geographer, Geologist)
James Croll
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Little Whitefield, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: December 15
 31 
Samuel Freeman Miller
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 5, 1816
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Richmond, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 13
 32 
Samuel J. Randall
(Politician)
Samuel J. Randall
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 10, 1828
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 13
 33 
John C. Frémont
(5th Governor of Arizona Territory (1878 - 1881))
John C. Frémont
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: July 13
 34 
Johanne Luise Heiberg
0
Birthdate: November 22, 1812
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 21
 35 
Camilo Castelo Branco
(One of the Best Portuguese Romantic Novelists of the 19th Century)
Camilo Castelo Branco
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 16, 1825
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mártires, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: June 1
 36 
William Gull
(Physician)
William Gull
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colchester, England
Died: January 29
Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 24, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 29
 38 
Charles Loring Brace
(American Philanthropist Who Contributed to the Field of Social Reform)
Charles Loring Brace
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 19, 1826
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 11
Duchess Helene in Bavaria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 4, 1834
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 16
 40 
Ignaz von Döllinger
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1799
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bamberg, Germany
Died: January 10
Marie-Charles David de Mayrena
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toulon, France
Died: November 11
Sir Richard Wallace, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1818
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 20
 43 
Dion Boucicault
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1820
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 18
Antoine, Duke of Montpensier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1824
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château de Neuilly, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: February 5
 45 
Alfred B. Mullett
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 7, 1834
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Taunton, England
Died: October 20
 46 
Ulrich Ochsenbein
(Politician)
Ulrich Ochsenbein
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1811
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Switzerland
Died: November 3
 47 
George Crook
(Military Officer)
George Crook
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taylorsville, Ohio, United States
Died: March 21
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1808
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29
 49 
Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 3, 1818
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Legnica, Poland
Died: November 8
 50 
Marcus Thrane
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 14, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: April 30