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

Henry GeorgeHenry George
American
Economist, Politician, Writer

Amelia DyerAmelia Dyer
British
Serial Killer

Effie GrayEffie Gray
Scottish
Artist

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

Andres BonifacioAndres Bonifacio
Filipino
Filipino Revolutionary

By Oqtay Sadikhzade (National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsKhurshidbanu Natavan
Azerbaijani
Poet

George PullmanGeorge Pullman
American
Inventor, Entrepreneur
John ChardJohn Chard
British
Engineer, Military personnel

John Mercer LangstonJohn Mercer Langston
American
Attorney
Jacob BurckhardtJacob Burckhardt
Swiss
Art historian, Historian of the modern age,

Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
American
American paleontologist

Augustus ToltonAugustus Tolton
American
Priest
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

Barney BarnatoBarney Barnato
British
Entrepreneur
William TerrissWilliam Terriss
British
Actor

Neal DowNeal Dow
American
Advocate
Louisa Lane DrewLouisa Lane Drew
American
Actress

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer

Jamal al-Din al-AfghaniJamal al-Din al-Afghani
Afghan, Iranian
Activist

Viktor MeyerViktor Meyer
German
Chemist
John Lorimer WordenJohn Lorimer Worden
American
Officer
Julius von SachsJulius von Sachs
German
Botanist

Robert MartinRobert Martin
American
politician

Henry DrummondHenry Drummond
Scottish
Author, University teacher, Writer

Thomas A. BennettThomas A. Bennett
Irish
Priest
Margaret Oliphant OliphantMargaret Oliphant Oliphant
Welsh