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
3
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
 3 
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
(Aristocrat)
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 
Alfred Sisley
(Impressionist Landscape Painter)
Alfred Sisley
2
Birthdate: October 30, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 29
 5 
Félix Faure
(Former President of France)
Félix Faure
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16
 6 
Cornelius Vanderbilt II
(Businessperson)
Cornelius Vanderbilt II
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 11, 1843
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: September 12
 7 
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
 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 
Ernest Chausson
(Composer)
Ernest Chausson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 10
 10 
Stephen Johnson Field
(Judge)
Stephen Johnson Field
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 4, 1816
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Haddam, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 9
 11 
Ulises Heureaux
(Politician)
Ulises Heureaux
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Died: July 26
 12 
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
 13 
Arthur Cotton
(Engineer)
Arthur Cotton
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 15, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Combermere, Cheshire, England
Died: July 24
 14 
Rosa Bonheur
(French Artist and Sculptor Known Best as a Painter of Animals)
Rosa Bonheur
1
Birthdate: March 16, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: May 25
 15 
Charles Alfred Pillsbury
(Industrialist)
Charles Alfred Pillsbury
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 3, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warner, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 17
 16 
Horatio Alger
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30
 17 
Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione
(Countess)
Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 22, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: November 28
 18 
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
 19 
Kate Chase
(Socialite)
Kate Chase
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: July 31
 20 
Almeida Junior
1
Birthdate: May 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: November 13
 21 
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
 22 
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
 23 
Lascăr Catargiu
(Statesman)
Lascăr Catargiu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1823
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iași, Romania
Died: April 11
 24 
Paul Reuter
(Entrepreneur)
Paul Reuter
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: February 25
 25 
Othniel Charles Marsh
(Paleontologist)
Othniel Charles Marsh
1
Birthdate: October 29, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lockport
Died: March 18
 26 
Socorro Sanchez del Rosario
(Educator)
Socorro Sanchez del Rosario
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1830
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Died: March 26
 27 
Julius Vogel
(Prime minister of New Zealand)
Julius Vogel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1835
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 12
 28 
Vincas Kudirka
(Poet)
Vincas Kudirka
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paezeriai, Lithuania
Died: November 16
 29 
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
 30 
Nūbār Pasha
(Former Prime Minister of Egypt)
Nūbār Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey
Died: January 14
 31 
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
 32 
Ottmar Mergenthaler
(Inventor)
Ottmar Mergenthaler
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Birthdate: May 11, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bad Mergentheim, Germany
Died: October 28
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
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
 34 
Joseph Medill
(Politician)
Joseph Medill
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Birthdate: April 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint John, Canada
Died: March 16
 35 
E. D. E. N. Southworth
(Author)
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
 36 
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
 37 
Sir Edward Frankland
(Chemist)
Sir Edward Frankland
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 18, 1825
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Catterall, Lancashire, England
Died: August 9
 38 
Guido Gezelle
(Writer)
Guido Gezelle
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brugge, Belgium
Died: November 27
 39 
Willie Wilde
(Journalist)
Willie Wilde
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Birthdate: September 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 13
 40 
Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(Prince)
Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: February 6
 41 
Mary of the Divine Heart
(Noblewoman)
Mary of the Divine Heart
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Münster, Germany
Died: June 8
 42 
Dwight L. Moody
(Editor, Philosopher, Writer, Evangelist, Hymnwriter)
Dwight L. Moody
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1837
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Northfield
Died: December 22
 43 
Ludwig Bamberger
(German Economist, Politician and Revolutionary)
Ludwig Bamberger
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1823
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: March 14
 44 
Ernest Renshaw
(British Tennis Player)
Ernest Renshaw
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leamington, Warwickshire, England
Died: September 2
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 45 
George W. Julian
(Politician)
George W. Julian
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 5, 1817
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Centerville, Indiana, United States
Died: July 7
 46 
William Henry Flower
(English Museum Curator, Surgeon, and Comparative Anatomist Who was a Leading Authority On Mammals)
William Henry Flower
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: July 1
 47 
Numa Droz
(Swiss Politician)
Numa Droz
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1844
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Died: December 15
 48 
Alfred Brandt
(Engineer)
Alfred Brandt
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 29
 49 
Jovan Ristić
(Prime minister)
Jovan Ristić
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1831
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kragujevac, Serbia
Died: September 4
 50 
Mary Ann Lee
(Ballerina)
Mary Ann Lee
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 25