Famous People Who Died In 1897

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1897. This list includes people like Thérèse of Lisieux, Johannes Brahms, Effie Gray, Amelia Dyer, Henry George and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, mathematicians and playwrights who died in 1897. This list includes people from United States, England and many more countries.

Johannes BrahmsJohannes Brahms
German
Composer and pianist

Effie GrayEffie Gray
Scottish
Artist

Henry GeorgeHenry George
American
Economist, Politician, Writer

Amelia DyerAmelia Dyer
British
Serial Killer

Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet
Karl WeierstrassKarl Weierstrass
German
Mathematician

Andres BonifacioAndres Bonifacio
Filipino
Filipino Revolutionary

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Azerbaijani
Poet
Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
American
American paleontologist

John ChardJohn Chard
British
Engineer, Military personnel
John Mercer LangstonJohn Mercer Langston
American
Attorney

George PullmanGeorge Pullman
American
Engineer

Jacob BurckhardtJacob Burckhardt
Swiss
Art historian, Historian of the modern age,

Augustus ToltonAugustus Tolton
American
Priest

Barney BarnatoBarney Barnato
British
Entrepreneur
James Joseph SylvesterJames Joseph Sylvester
British
Mathematician, Actuary, University teacher

Galileo FerrarisGalileo Ferraris
Italian
physicist, engineer, inventor

Isaac PitmanIsaac Pitman
British
Teacher

Antonio Cánovas del CastilloAntonio Cánovas del Castillo
Spanish
Prime minister of Spain
Louisa Lane DrewLouisa Lane Drew
American
Actress

William TerrissWilliam Terriss
British
Actor
Neal DowNeal Dow
American
Advocate

Hercules Robinson, 1st Baron RosmeadHercules Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead
Irish, British
Colonial governor

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer
Julius von SachsJulius von Sachs
German
Botanist

Jamal al-Din al-AfghaniJamal al-Din al-Afghani
Afghan, Iranian
Activist
John Lorimer WordenJohn Lorimer Worden
American
Officer

Émile LevassorÉmile Levassor
French
Engineer

Jean IngelowJean Ingelow
British
Poet
Charles-Denis BourbakiCharles-Denis Bourbaki
French
General

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Viktor MeyerViktor Meyer
German
Chemist
Ion GhicaIon Ghica
Romanian
Revolutionary

Nishi AmaneNishi Amane
Japanese
Philosopher

Jang Seung-eopJang Seung-eop
North Korean, South Korean
Painter

William Taylor AdamsWilliam Taylor Adams
American
Author
Augustus Wollaston FranksAugustus Wollaston Franks
Swiss, British
Antiquary
Justin WinsorJustin Winsor
American
Writer

Francis Turner PalgraveFrancis Turner Palgrave
British
Critic

Adam AsnykAdam Asnyk
Polish
Poet

John GilbertJohn Gilbert
British
Painter
James Theodore BentJames Theodore Bent
British
Explorer

Wilhelm Heinrich RiehlWilhelm Heinrich Riehl
German
Journalist

Gotō ShōjirōGotō Shōjirō
Japanese
Samurai

Ahmadu TallAhmadu Tall
Nigerian
Ruler

Albert FinkAlbert Fink
German, American
Engineer
William James LintonWilliam James Linton
British, American
Engraver

Homer Dodge MartinHomer Dodge Martin
American
Artist
Léon GautierLéon Gautier
French
Historian

Stephen Decatur ButtonStephen Decatur Button
American
Architect

Robert MartinRobert Martin
American
politician
Carl Remigius FreseniusCarl Remigius Fresenius
German
Chemist

Henry DrummondHenry Drummond
Scottish
Author, University teacher, Writer
Henri TolainHenri Tolain
French
Politician

Giovanni Battista CavalcaselleGiovanni Battista Cavalcaselle
Italian
Writer

Alfred von ArnethAlfred von Arneth
Austrian
Historian

Emily ShirreffEmily Shirreff
British
Educational pioneer

Sondre NordheimSondre Nordheim
Norwegian
Skier
Marcus Jacob MonradMarcus Jacob Monrad
Norwegian
Philosopher

Thomas A. BennettThomas A. Bennett
Irish
Priest

Margaret Oliphant OliphantMargaret Oliphant Oliphant
Welsh
 

Charles A. DanaCharles A. Dana
American
American journalist
Aleksey SavrasovAleksey Savrasov
Russian
Painter

Henri d'Orléans, Duke of AumaleHenri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale
French
Political leader