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.

Andres BonifacioAndres Bonifacio
Filipino
Filipino Revolutionary
Effie GrayEffie Gray
Scottish
Artist

Johannes BrahmsJohannes Brahms
German
Composer and pianist

Amelia DyerAmelia Dyer
British
Serial Killer

Henry GeorgeHenry George
American
Economist, Politician, Writer
Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Karl WeierstrassKarl Weierstrass
German
Mathematician

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Azerbaijani
Poet
Princess Mary Adelaide of CambridgePrincess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge
British
Princess

John ChardJohn Chard
British
Engineer, Military personnel
Jamal al-Din al-AfghaniJamal al-Din al-Afghani
Afghan, Iranian
Activist

George PullmanGeorge Pullman
American
Engineer

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

Edward Drinker CopeEdward Drinker Cope
American
American paleontologist

Augustus ToltonAugustus Tolton
American
Priest
John Mercer LangstonJohn Mercer Langston
American
Attorney

Barney BarnatoBarney Barnato
British
Entrepreneur

James Joseph SylvesterJames Joseph Sylvester
British
Mathematician, Actuary, University teacher

Robert MartinRobert Martin
American
politician
Louisa Lane DrewLouisa Lane Drew
American
Actress

Margaret Oliphant OliphantMargaret Oliphant Oliphant
Welsh
 
Neal DowNeal Dow
American
Advocate

Antonio Cánovas del CastilloAntonio Cánovas del Castillo
Spanish
Prime minister of Spain

Isaac PitmanIsaac Pitman
British
Teacher
Galileo FerrarisGalileo Ferraris
Italian
physicist, engineer, inventor

William TerrissWilliam Terriss
British
Actor
Henry DrummondHenry Drummond
Scottish
Author, University teacher, Writer

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

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

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Charles-Denis BourbakiCharles-Denis Bourbaki
French
General
Hercules Robinson, 1st Baron RosmeadHercules Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead
Irish, British
Colonial governor

Julius von SachsJulius von Sachs
German
Botanist

Francis Amasa WalkerFrancis Amasa Walker
American
Economist

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer
John Lorimer WordenJohn Lorimer Worden
American
Officer
Viktor MeyerViktor Meyer
German
Chemist

Sondre NordheimSondre Nordheim
Norwegian
Skier

John GilbertJohn Gilbert
British
Painter

Jean IngelowJean Ingelow
British
Poet
Nishi AmaneNishi Amane
Japanese
Philosopher

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

Wang TaoWang Tao
Chinese
Translator

Ion GhicaIon Ghica
Romanian
Revolutionary

Émile LevassorÉmile Levassor
French
Engineer
Wilhelm Heinrich RiehlWilhelm Heinrich Riehl
German
Journalist

William Taylor AdamsWilliam Taylor Adams
American
Author
Gotō ShōjirōGotō Shōjirō
Japanese
Samurai

Adam AsnykAdam Asnyk
Polish
Poet

Francis Turner PalgraveFrancis Turner Palgrave
British
Critic
Ahmadu TallAhmadu Tall
Nigerian
Ruler

Augustus Wollaston FranksAugustus Wollaston Franks
Swiss, British
Antiquary
James Theodore BentJames Theodore Bent
British
Explorer

Henri TolainHenri Tolain
French
Politician

Justin WinsorJustin Winsor
American
Writer

Homer Dodge MartinHomer Dodge Martin
American
Artist

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

Carl Remigius FreseniusCarl Remigius Fresenius
German
Chemist

Léon GautierLéon Gautier
French
Historian

Giovanni Battista CavalcaselleGiovanni Battista Cavalcaselle
Italian
Writer
Stephen Decatur ButtonStephen Decatur Button
American
Architect

Alfred von ArnethAlfred von Arneth
Austrian
Historian
Emily ShirreffEmily Shirreff
British
Educational pioneer

Marcus Jacob MonradMarcus Jacob Monrad
Norwegian
Philosopher

Thomas A. BennettThomas A. Bennett
Irish
Priest