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.

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 
Johannes Brahms
(One of the Romantic Period's Most Revered and Popular Composers)

Johannes Brahms
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: April 3

 2 
Andres Bonifacio
(Filipino Revolutionary)

Andres Bonifacio
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tondo
Died: May 10

 3 
Amelia Dyer
(Serial Killer)

Amelia Dyer
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1837 AD
Birthplace: Bristol
Died: June 11

Thérèse of Lisieux
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alençon, France
Died: September 30

 5 
Effie Gray
(Artist)

Effie Gray
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Birthdate: May 7, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Perth, United Kingdom
Died: December 23

 6 
Henry George
(Economist, Politician, Writer)

Henry George
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Birthdate: September 2, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: October 29

 7 
Alphonse Daudet
(Novelist)

Alphonse Daudet
31
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1840
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nîmes, France
Died: December 17
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Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 27, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: October 27

 9 
Karl Weierstrass
(Mathematician)

Karl Weierstrass
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ennigerloh
Died: February 19

 10 
George Pullman
(Engineer)

George Pullman
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Birthdate: March 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brocton, New York, United States
Died: October 19

 11 
Minna Canth
(Finnish Social Activist and Writer Best Known for Her Plays, 'The Pastor's Family' and 'The Worker's Wife')

Minna Canth
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 19, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tampere, Finland
Died: May 12

 12 
Robert Martin
(politician)

Robert Martin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1833 AD
Birthplace: Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Died: 1897 AD

 13 
John Chard
(Engineer, Military personnel)

John Chard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth
Died: November 1

 14 
Edward Drinker Cope
(American paleontologist)

Edward Drinker Cope
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Birthdate: July 28, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: April 12

Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 30, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Madrid, Spain
Died: February 2

 16 

John Mercer Langston
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 14, 1829
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisa, Virginia, United States
Died: November 15

 17 
Jacob Burckhardt
(Former Historian whose best known work is The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860))

Jacob Burckhardt
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Birthdate: May 25, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: August 8

Khurshidbanu Natavan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shusha
Died: October 2

Stanislas de Guaita
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moselle, France
Died: December 19

 20 
Charles A. Dana
(American journalist)

Charles A. Dana
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Birthdate: August 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hinsdale, New Hampshire, United States
Died: October 17

 21 
James Joseph Sylvester
(Former Mathematician who made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory, and combinatorics)

James Joseph Sylvester
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 3, 1814
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 15

 22 

Louisa Lane Drew
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Birthdate: January 10, 1820
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 31

 23 

William Terriss
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Birthdate: February 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 16

 24 

Francis Amasa Walker
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 5

 25 

Hercules Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 19, 1824
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosmead, Ireland
Died: October 28

 26 
Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
(Novelist and Historical Writer)

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 4, 1828
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wallyford, Scotland
Died: June 20

 27 
Henry Drummond
(Author, University teacher, Writer)

Henry Drummond
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stirling, United Kingdom
Died: March 11

 28 
Galileo Ferraris
(Former Physicist, known for alternating current, Rotating magnetic field)

Galileo Ferraris
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Birthdate: October 31, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Livorno Ferraris, Italy
Died: February 7

 29 
Ion Ghica
(Revolutionary)

Ion Ghica
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Died: May 7

Princess Florestine of Monaco
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Birthdate: October 22, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Died: April 4

 31 

Adam Asnyk
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1838
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kalisz, Poland
Died: August 2

 32 

Justin Winsor
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Birthdate: January 2, 1831
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 22

 33 

Augustus Tolton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1854
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ralls County, Missouri, United States
Died: July 9

 34 
Barney Barnato
(Entrepreneur)

Barney Barnato
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 21, 1851
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 14

 35 

Jang Seung-eop
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Birthdate: 1843 AD
Birthplace: Korea
Died: 1897 AD

Arthur Heywood-Lonsdale
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adderley, England
Died: February 24

 37 
Isaac Pitman
(Teacher)

Isaac Pitman
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Birthdate: January 4, 1813
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Trowbridge, England
Died: January 22

 38 

Aleksey Savrasov
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Birthdate: May 24, 1830
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: October 8

Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle
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Birthdate: January 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Legnago, Italy
Died: October 31

 40 
Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
(Prime minister of Spain)

Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: August 8

 41 
Marcus Jacob Monrad
(Philosopher)

Marcus Jacob Monrad
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 19, 1816
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nøtterøy, Norway
Died: December 30

 42 
Charles Radbourn
(Baseball player)

Charles Radbourn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1854
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: February 5

 43 

Charles-Denis Bourbaki
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 22, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pau, France
Died: September 22

 44 

Jean Ingelow
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 17, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, England
Died: July 20

 45 
Wang Tao
(Translator)

Wang Tao
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Birthdate: November 10, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Luzhi, Suzhou, China
Died: May 24

 46 

Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: May 7

 47 

John Lorimer Worden
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 12, 1818
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Pleasant, New York, United States
Died: October 19

Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Possenhofen Castle, Possenhofen, Bavaria
Died: May 4

 49 

Julius von Sachs
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 2, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: May 29

 50 

William Taylor Adams
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 30, 1822
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Medway, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 27