Famous People Who Died In 1899

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1899. This list includes people like Horatio Alger, Alfred Sisley, Garret Hobart, Robert Bunsen, James Paget and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, presidents and composers who died in 1899. This list includes people from United States, France, England & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Johann Strauss II
(Austrian Composer of Light Music)
Johann Strauss II
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 25, 1825
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neubau, Vienna, Austria
Died: June 3
 2 
Robert Bunsen
(Chemist)
Robert Bunsen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 30, 1811
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Göttingen
Died: August 16
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 10
 4 
Horatio Alger
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30
 5 
Félix Faure
(President of France 1895 – 1899)
Félix Faure
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16
 6 
Alfred Sisley
(Impressionist Landscape Painter)
Alfred Sisley
2
Birthdate: October 30, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 29
 7 
Ernest Chausson
(Composer)
Ernest Chausson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 10
 8 
Leo von Caprivi
(Former Chancellor of the German Reich (1890 - 1894))
Leo von Caprivi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 6
 9 
Ulises Heureaux
(Politician)
Ulises Heureaux
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Died: July 26
Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 22, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: November 28
 11 
Carlotta Grisi
(Ballet dancer)
Carlotta Grisi
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 28, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vižinada, Croatia
Died: May 20
 12 
Arthur Cotton
(Engineer)
Arthur Cotton
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Combermere, Cheshire, England
Died: July 24
Stephen Johnson Field
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 4, 1816
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haddam, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 9
 14 
Almeida Junior
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: November 13
 15 
James Paget
(Founder of scientific medical pathology.)
James Paget
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1814
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, England
Died: December 30
 16 
Kate Chase
(Socialite)
Kate Chase
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: July 31
 17 
Elliott Coues
(American Ornithologist Who Advanced the Study and Classification of 'North American Birds')
Elliott Coues
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 25
 18 
Charles Alfred Pillsbury
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 3, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warner, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 17
Socorro Sanchez del Rosario
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1830
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: March 26
 20 
Cornelius Vanderbilt II
(Businessperson)
Cornelius Vanderbilt II
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1843
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: September 12
 21 
Vincas Kudirka
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paezeriai, Lithuania
Died: November 16
 22 
Catharine Parr Traill
(Canadian Author and Naturalist)
Catharine Parr Traill
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 9, 1802
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Southwark, England
Died: August 29
 23 
Ludwig Bamberger
(German Economist, Politician and Revolutionary)
Ludwig Bamberger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: March 14
 24 
Garret Hobart
(Vice President of the United States (1897-99))
Garret Hobart
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1844
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 21
 25 
Julius Vogel
(Prime minister of New Zealand)
Julius Vogel
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1835
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 12
E. D. E. N. Southworth
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: June 30
 27 
John William Dawson
(Canadian Geologist Who Made Numerous Contributions to Paleobotany)
John William Dawson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 13, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: November 19
 28 
Rosa Bonheur
(Artist known best as a painter of animals)
Rosa Bonheur
1
Birthdate: March 16, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: May 25
William Brett, 1st Viscount Esher
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 13, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lenham, England
Died: May 24
 30 
Ottmar Mergenthaler
0
Birthdate: May 11, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bad Mergentheim, Germany
Died: October 28
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 31 
Antonio Guzmán Blanco
(Former President of Venezuela Who for Served 3-Terms Between 1870 and 1887)
Antonio Guzmán Blanco
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 28, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: July 28
 32 
Lascăr Catargiu
(Statesman)
Lascăr Catargiu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1823
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: April 11
 33 
Joseph Medill
(Politician)
Joseph Medill
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint John, Canada
Died: March 16
 34 
Sir Edward Frankland
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 18, 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Catterall, Lancashire, England
Died: August 9
 35 
Charles Friedel
(French Chemist Who Discovered the Chemical Process Known as the 'Friedel-Crafts Reaction')
Charles Friedel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 12, 1832
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: April 20
 36 
Othniel Charles Marsh
(Paleontologist)
Othniel Charles Marsh
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lockport
Died: March 18
 37 
Dwight L. Moody
(Editor, Philosopher, Writer, Evangelist, Hymnwriter)
Dwight L. Moody
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Northfield
Died: December 22
Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: February 6
 39 
George W. Julian
(Politician)
George W. Julian
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 5, 1817
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Centerville, Indiana, United States
Died: July 7
 40 
Sophus Lie
(Created the Theory of Continuous Symmetry and Applied It to the Study of Geometry and Differential Equations)
Sophus Lie
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 17, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nordfjordeid, Norway
Died: February 18
 41 
Guido Gezelle
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brugge, Belgium
Died: November 27
 42 
Paul Reuter
(Entrepreneur)
Paul Reuter
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: February 25
 43 
Nūbār Pasha
(Prime Minister)
Nūbār Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey
Died: January 14
 44 
Jacob Maris
(Painter)
Jacob Maris
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Birthdate: August 25, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: August 7
 45 
William H. Webb
(Architect)
William H. Webb
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 19, 1816
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 30
 46 
Ernest Renshaw
(Tennis Player)
Ernest Renshaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leamington Hastings, England
Died: September 2
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Willie Wilde
(Journalist)
Willie Wilde
0
Birthdate: September 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 13
 48 
Numa Droz
(Politician)
Numa Droz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: December 15
 49 
Mary of the Divine Heart
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Münster, Germany
Died: June 8
 50 
Henry Baldwin Hyde
(Businessman)
Henry Baldwin Hyde
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 15, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Catskill, New York, United States
Died: May 2