Famous People Who Died In 1891

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1891. This list includes people like William Tecumseh Sherman, Herman Melville, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Arthur Rimbaud, Hannibal Hamlin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, soldiers and historians who died in 1891. This list includes people from United States, France, Germany & United Kingdom and many more countries.

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
American
General in the Union Army During the American
John A. MacdonaldJohn A. Macdonald
Canadian, Scottish
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Herman MelvilleHerman Melville
American
 

Ishwar Chandra VidyasagarIshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Indian
Social Reformer, Philosopher

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
French
Poet

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
American, Russian
Philosopher
Hannibal HamlinHannibal Hamlin
American
15th Vice President of the U.S.A

Pedro II of BrazilPedro II of Brazil
Brazilian, French
Former Emperor of Brazil

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
French
Painter
Albert PikeAlbert Pike
American
Military Leader

George HearstGeorge Hearst
American
Former United States Senator
Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
German
General, Historian

Charles Stewart ParnellCharles Stewart Parnell
British
Leader of the Irish Home Rule League

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
American
Officer

Edward Hammond Hargraves Edward Hargraves
Australian
Gold Prospector

P. T.  BarnumP. T. Barnum
American
American politician
Wilhelm WeberWilhelm Weber
German
Physicst

William Henry Fitzhugh LeeWilliam Henry Fitzhugh Lee
American
Politician

Georges-Eugène HaussmannGeorges-Eugène Haussmann
French
Official

Gonville BromheadGonville Bromhead
British
Military personnel
Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
British
Civil engineer

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,
George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
American
Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister,

Samuel Ajayi CrowtherSamuel Ajayi Crowther
Nigerian
Linguist

Sarah PolkSarah Childress Polk
American
U.S. First Lady
Léo DelibesLéo Delibes
French
Composer, Musicologist, University teacher

Nicolaus OttoNicolaus Otto
German
German engineer
Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of LyttonRobert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
British
Diplomat

David Dixon PorterDavid Dixon Porter
American
Naval Officer

Leopold KroneckerLeopold Kronecker
German, Polish
Mathematician, University teacher
Georges Ernest BoulangerGeorges Ernest Boulanger
French
Politician

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Prince Napoléon BonapartePrince Napoléon Bonaparte
Italian
Prince
George BancroftGeorge Bancroft
American
Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

Sarah WinnemuccaSarah Winnemucca
Author, Activist, Writer

Charles BradlaughCharles Bradlaugh
British
Activist

Ivan GoncharovIvan Goncharov
Russian
Novelist
Wilhelm Eduard WeberWilhelm Eduard Weber
German
Physicist, University teacher
Jules GrévyJules Grévy
French
Political, President

Sofia KovalevskayaSofia Kovalevskaya
Russian
Mathematician

John Wellborn RootJohn Wellborn Root
American
Architect

José Manuel BalmacedaJosé Manuel Balmaceda
Chilean
Politician
Sanjō SanetomiSanjō Sanetomi
Japanese
Statesman

Heinrich GraetzHeinrich Graetz
Polish
Historian

Ernest MeissonierErnest Meissonier
French
Painter

Joseph LeidyJoseph Leidy
American
Paleontologist

Mihail KogălniceanuMihail Kogălniceanu
Moldovan, Romanian
Statesman
Jan NerudaJan Neruda
Czech
Journalist

MsiriMsiri
Congolese
Ruler
Barbara BodichonBarbara Bodichon
British
Artist

Konstantin LeontievKonstantin Leontiev
Russian
Philosopher

Frederick WeldFrederick Weld
New Zealander, British
Politician
Carl NägeliCarl Nägeli
Swiss
Botanist

Leon PinskerLeon Pinsker
Polish
Physician
Louis Lucien BonaparteLouis Lucien Bonaparte
French
Politician

Johan JongkindJohan Jongkind
Dutch
Painter

Giovanni MorelliGiovanni Morelli
Italian
Art Critic

Alfred WaudAlfred Waud
American
Artist

William FerrelWilliam Ferrel
American
Meteorologist
Ion C. BrătianuIon C. Brătianu
Romanian
Politician

Lawrence BarrettLawrence Barrett
American
Actor

Frederick WhitakerFrederick Whitaker
British
Prime minister

Théodore de BanvilleThéodore de Banville
French
Poet
Nathaniel WoodardNathaniel Woodard
British
Priest

Robert Forester MushetRobert Forester Mushet
British
Metallurgist
Sophia B. PackardSophia B. Packard
American
Educator

Ludwig WindthorstLudwig Windthorst
German
Politician

Nikolaus OttoNikolaus Otto
German
Engineer, Inventor
John HawkshawJohn Hawkshaw
British
Civil engineer

Antoine-Aimé DorionAntoine-Aimé Dorion
Canadian
Politician
Thomas FrenchThomas French
British
Missionary

William J. FlorenceWilliam J. Florence
American
Actor

Guo SongtaoGuo Songtao
Chinese
Diplomat
Henri ChapuHenri Chapu
French
Sculptor

Elizabeth Rous ComstockElizabeth Rous Comstock
British
Social reformer
Johannes JanssenJohannes Janssen
German
Historian

KalakauaKalakaua
American
Monarch

Mary J. SaffordMary J. Safford
American
Nurse

Leopold Hasner von ArthaLeopold Hasner von Artha
Austrian, Czech
Civil servant
Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl GranvilleGranville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville
British
British statesman
Joseph RoumanilleJoseph Roumanille
French
Poet

William Emery MerrillWilliam Emery Merrill
American
Soldier

Pierre Adolphe ChéruelPierre Adolphe Chéruel
French
Historian

Paul Bronsart von SchellendorfPaul Bronsart von Schellendorf
Polish
Statesman
Charles KeeneCharles Keene
British
Artist

Sofya Vasilyevna KovalevskayaSofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya
Russian
Mathematician

Ahmed Vefik PaşaAhmed Vefik Paşa
Turkish
Statesman

Antero Tarquínio de QuentalAntero Tarquínio de Quental
Portuguese
Poet

Danshaku Motoda NagazaneDanshaku Motoda Nagazane
Japanese
Imperial tutor
Frederick Webster HoweFrederick Webster Howe
American
Inventor

Ivan Karlovich ArnoldIvan Karlovich Arnold
Russian
Artist
Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y ArizaPedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza
Spanish
Novelist