Famous People Who Died In 1900

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1900. This list includes people like Oscar Wilde, Friedrich Nietzsche, Birsa Munda, John Ruskin, Gottlieb Daimler and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include philosophers, novelists, political leaders and poets who died in 1900. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom 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 Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 2 Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Poet & Novelist
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 30

 3 Birsa Munda

Birsa Munda.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Tribal Leader Who Revolted Against the British Rule
Birthdate: November 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulihatu, Khunti, India
Died: June 9

 4 John Ruskin

John Ruskin.
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Famous As: Art Critic and Painter
Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 20

 5 Casey Jones

Casey Jones.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Railroad Worker
Birthdate: March 14, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Died: April 30

 6 Umberto I of Italy

Umberto I of Italy.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 14, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: July 29

 7 Zerelda Mimms

Zerelda Mimms.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Jesse James' Wife
Birthdate: July 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Logan, Kentucky
Died: November 13
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 8 Gottlieb Daimler

Gottlieb Daimler.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 17, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schorndorf
Died: March 6

 9 Max Müller

Max Müller.
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Famous As: Scholar, Philologist
Birthdate: December 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, German Confederation
Died: October 28

 10 Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane
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Famous As: Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player, Novelist, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 1, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newark
Died: June 5

 11 Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Feodosia, Russia
Died: May 2

 12 Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Sullivan.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 13, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London
Died: November 22

 13 Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Master
Birthdate: May 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague
Died: August 12

 14 Frederic Edwin Church

Frederic Edwin Church
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: April 7

 15 William George Armstrong, Baron Armstrong

William George Armstrong, Baron Armstrong
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 26, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Died: December 27

 16 Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
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Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 20, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Langenburg, Germany
Died: January 25

 17 Vladimir Solovyov

Vladimir Solovyov
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 13

 18 John Sherman

John Sherman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Secretary of State
Birthdate: May 10, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
Died: October 22

 19 Osman Nuri Pasha

Osman Nuri Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Commander
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Tokat, Turkey
Died: April 5

 20 Samory

Samory
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Cleric
Birthdate: 1830 AD
Birthplace: Beyla, Guinea
Died: June 2

 21 Isaac Levitan

Isaac Levitan
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 30, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kibartay, Lithuania
Died: August 4

 22 Belle Boyd

Belle Boyd.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Confederate Spy in the American Civil War
Birthdate: May 9, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martinsburg, Virginia
Died: June 11

 23 Collis Potter Huntington

Collis Potter Huntington
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Leader
Birthdate: October 22, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harwinton, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 13

 24 Henry Sidgwick

Henry Sidgwick
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 31, 1838
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skipton, Yorkshire, England
Died: August 28

 25 Augustus Pitt Rivers

Augustus Pitt Rivers.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Father of British Archaeology
Birthdate: April 14, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bramham cum Oglethorpe
Died: May 4

 26 Ernest Dowson

Ernest Dowson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee, England
Died: February 23

 27 Henry Wellesley, 3rd Duke of Wellington

Henry Wellesley, 3rd Duke of Wellington
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 5, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Apsley House, London, England
Died: June 8

 28 Étienne Lenoir

Étienne Lenoir
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Famous As: Inventor, Engineer
Birthdate: January 12, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luxembourg
Died: August 4

 29 Rābiḥ az-Zubayr

Rābiḥ az-Zubayr
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: 1842 AD
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Died: April 22

 30 Piet Joubert

Piet Joubert
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: January 20, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Died: March 28

 31 Mary Kingsley

Mary Kingsley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 13, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: June 3

 32 Elizabeth Van Lew

Elizabeth Van Lew
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: October 12, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25

 33 José Maria de Eça de Queirós

José Maria de Eça de Queirós
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 25, 1845
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
Died: August 16

 34 Washakie

Washakie
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: tribal chief
Birthdate: 1800 AD
Died: February 20

 35 Naim Frasheri

Naim Frasheri
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: May 25, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fraşer, Yanya Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (now Frashër, Albania)
Died: October 20

 36 Wilhelm Liebknecht

Wilhelm Liebknecht
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 29, 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gießen
Died: August 7

 37 Marcus Daly

Marcus Daly
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 5, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballyjamesduff, Ireland
Died: November 12

 38 Princess Josephine of Baden

Princess Josephine of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: October 21, 1813
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: June 19

 39 Kuroda Kiyotaka

Kuroda Kiyotaka
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 9, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shinyashikicho, Kagoshima, Japan
Died: August 23

 40 Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein

Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Eldest son of Princess Helena
Birthdate: April 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
Died: October 29

 41 R. D. Blackmore

R. D. Blackmore
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 9, 1825
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Longworth, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 20

 42 John Bidwell

John Bidwell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: August 5, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chautauqua, New York, United States
Died: April 4

 43 Paddy Ryan

Paddy Ryan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 15, 1851
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thurles, Ireland
Died: December 14
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 44 Emil Škoda

Emil Škoda
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8

 45 François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville

François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: August 14, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château de Neuilly, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Died: June 16

 46 David Edward Hughes

David Edward Hughes
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: May 16, 1831
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22

 47 Jasper Francis Cropsey

Jasper Francis Cropsey
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 18, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 22

 48 Isaac Mayer Wise

Isaac Mayer Wise
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: March 29, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Steingrub, Czechoslovakia
Died: March 26

 49 Jacob Dolson Cox

Jacob Dolson Cox
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 27, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 4

 50 Henry Villard

Henry Villard
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Speyer, Germany
Died: November 12