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.

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 P. T. Barnum

P. T.  Barnum.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: American politician
Birthdate: July 5, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bethel
Died: April 7

 2 William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General in the Union Army During the American Civil War
Birthdate: February 8, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lancaster
Died: February 14

 3 John A. Macdonald

John A. Macdonald.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: January 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ramshorn parish in Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 6

 4 Herman Melville

Herman Melville.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: September 28

 5 Helena Blavatsky

Helena Blavatsky.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
Died: May 8

 6 Pedro II of Brazil

Pedro II of Brazil.
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Famous As: Former Emperor of Brazil
Birthdate: December 2, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paço de São Cristóvão
Died: December 5

 7 Arthur Rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 20, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières
Died: November 10
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 8 Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 2, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 29

 9 Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar.
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Famous As: Social Reformer, Philosopher
Birthdate: September 26, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paschim Midnapore District, West Bengal, India
Died: July 29

 10 George Hearst

George Hearst.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Senator
Birthdate: September 3, 1820
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sullivan, Missouri, United States
Died: February 28

 11 Hannibal Hamlin

Hannibal Hamlin.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 15th Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: August 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 4

 12 Albert Pike

Albert Pike.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: December 29, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2

 13 Helmuth von Moltke the Elder

Helmuth von Moltke the Elder.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General, Historian
Birthdate: October 26, 1800
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Died: April 24

 14 Kalakaua

Kalakaua
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: November 16, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: January 20

 15 Joseph E. Johnston

Joseph E. Johnston.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: February 3, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Farmville, Virginia, United States
Died: March 21

 16 Charles Stewart Parnell

Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader of the Irish Home Rule League
Birthdate: June 27, 1846
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: County Wicklow
Died: October 6

 17 Georges-Eugène Haussmann

Georges-Eugène Haussmann
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Official
Birthdate: March 27, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 11

 18 Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark

Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duchess
Birthdate: August 30, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Corfu, Greece
Died: September 24

 19 Gonville Bromhead

Gonville Bromhead
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: August 29, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Versailles
Died: February 9

 20 George Washington Williams

George Washington Williams
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Famous As: Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister, Politician, Journalist
Birthdate: October 16, 1849
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bedford
Died: August 2

 21 Samuel Ajayi Crowther

Samuel Ajayi Crowther
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: 1809 AD
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: December 31

 22 William Henry Fitzhugh Lee

William Henry Fitzhugh Lee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 31, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Died: October 15

 23 Joseph Bazalgette

Joseph Bazalgette
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: March 28, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: March 15

 24 Sofia Kovalevskaya

Sofia Kovalevskaya
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: January 15, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 10

 25 Prince Napoléon Bonaparte

Prince Napoléon Bonaparte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: September 9, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: March 17

 26 Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: November 8, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 24

 27 Georges Ernest Boulanger

Georges Ernest Boulanger
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 29, 1837
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rennes, France
Died: September 30

 28 Sarah Childress Polk

Sarah Polk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: U.S. First Lady
Birthdate: September 4, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 14

 29 Léo Delibes

Léo Delibes
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 21, 1836
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La La Flèche, France
Died: January 16

 30 Nicolaus Otto

Nicolaus Otto
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: German engineer
Birthdate: June 14, 1832
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Holzhausen an der Haide
Died: January 26

 31 James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell
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Listed In:
Famous As: Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic, Journalist
Birthdate: February 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: August 12

 32 Jules Grévy

Jules Grévy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political, President
Birthdate: August 15, 1807
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mont-sous-Vaudrey
Died: September 9

 33 Sarah Winnemucca

Sarah Winnemucca
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1844 AD
Birthplace: Nevada, United States
Died: October 16

 34 Leopold Kronecker

Leopold Kronecker
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, University teacher
Birthdate: December 7, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Legnica
Died: December 29

 35 Edward Hargraves

Edward Hammond Hargraves .
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gold Prospector
Birthdate: October 7, 1816
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gosport, Hampshire
Died: October 29

 36 Charles Bradlaugh

Charles Bradlaugh
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: September 26, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, England
Died: January 30

 37 David Dixon Porter

David Dixon Porter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: June 8, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 13

 38 Ivan Goncharov

Ivan Goncharov
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 18, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: September 1

 39 George Bancroft

George Bancroft
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Famous As: Diplomat, Historian of the modern age, Historian, Academic, Writer, Politician
Birthdate: October 3, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Worcester
Died: January 17

 40 Wilhelm Weber

Wilhelm Weber.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicst
Birthdate: October 24, 1804
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wittenberg, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire
Died: June 23

 41 Prince Baudouin of Belgium

Prince Baudouin of Belgium
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: June 3, 1869
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: January 23

 42 Wilhelm Eduard Weber

Wilhelm Eduard Weber
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, University teacher
Birthdate: October 24, 1804
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wittenberg
Died: June 23

 43 Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British statesman
Birthdate: May 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 31

 44 Jan Neruda

Jan Neruda
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 9, 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague
Died: August 22

 45 Ernest Meissonier

Ernest Meissonier
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 21, 1815
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 31

 46 Mihail Kogălniceanu

Mihail Kogălniceanu
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: September 6, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: July 1

 47 José Manuel Balmaceda

José Manuel Balmaceda
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 19, 1840
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Chile
Died: September 19

 48 John Wellborn Root

John Wellborn Root
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: January 10, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lumpkin, Georgia, United States
Died: January 15

 49 Leon Pinsker

Leon Pinsker
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: December 13, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tomaszow Lubelski, Poland
Died: December 9

 50 Msiri

Msiri
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 1830 AD
Birthplace: Yeke Kingdom, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: December 20