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.

Effie GrayEffie Gray
Scottish
Artist
Andres BonifacioAndres Bonifacio
Filipino
Filipino Revolutionary

Johannes BrahmsJohannes Brahms
German
Composer and pianist

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

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

John ChardJohn Chard
British
Engineer, Military personnel
Duchess Sophie Charlotte in BavariaDuchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria
German, French
Princesses

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

George PullmanGeorge Pullman
American
Engineer

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

Minna CanthMinna Canth
Finnish
Writer

Barney BarnatoBarney Barnato
British
Entrepreneur
Isaac PitmanIsaac Pitman
British
Teacher

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
 
Stanislas de GuaitaStanislas de Guaita
French
Poet

Antonio Cánovas del CastilloAntonio Cánovas del Castillo
Spanish
Prime minister of Spain
Henry DrummondHenry Drummond
Scottish
Author, University teacher, Writer

Galileo FerrarisGalileo Ferraris
Italian
physicist, engineer, inventor

William TerrissWilliam Terriss
British
Actor
Henri d'Orléans, Duke of AumaleHenri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale
French
Political leader

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Charles A. DanaCharles A. Dana
American
American journalist
Sondre NordheimSondre Nordheim
Norwegian
Skier

Aleksey SavrasovAleksey Savrasov
Russian
Painter

John Lorimer WordenJohn Lorimer Worden
American
Officer

Neal DowNeal Dow
American
Advocate
Hercules Robinson, 1st Baron RosmeadHercules Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead
Irish, British
Colonial governor
Charles-Denis BourbakiCharles-Denis Bourbaki
French
General

Francis Amasa WalkerFrancis Amasa Walker
American
Economist

Julius von SachsJulius von Sachs
German
Botanist

Jean IngelowJean Ingelow
British
Poet
Viktor MeyerViktor Meyer
German
Chemist

John GilbertJohn Gilbert
British
Painter

Ion GhicaIon Ghica
Romanian
Revolutionary

Nishi AmaneNishi Amane
Japanese
Philosopher

Wang TaoWang Tao
Chinese
Translator
Jang Seung-eopJang Seung-eop
North Korean, South Korean
Painter

Émile LevassorÉmile Levassor
French
Engineer
William Taylor AdamsWilliam Taylor Adams
American
Author

Wilhelm Heinrich RiehlWilhelm Heinrich Riehl
German
Journalist

Adam AsnykAdam Asnyk
Polish
Poet
Francis Turner PalgraveFrancis Turner Palgrave
British
Critic

Gotō ShōjirōGotō Shōjirō
Japanese
Samurai
James Theodore BentJames Theodore Bent
British
Explorer

Augustus Wollaston FranksAugustus Wollaston Franks
Swiss, British
Antiquary

Ahmadu TallAhmadu Tall
Nigerian
Ruler

Justin WinsorJustin Winsor
American
Writer

Homer Dodge MartinHomer Dodge Martin
American
Artist
Albert FinkAlbert Fink
German, American
Engineer

Henri TolainHenri Tolain
French
Politician

William James LintonWilliam James Linton
British, American
Engraver

Carl Remigius FreseniusCarl Remigius Fresenius
German
Chemist
Giovanni Battista CavalcaselleGiovanni Battista Cavalcaselle
Italian
Writer

Léon GautierLéon Gautier
French
Historian
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