Famous People Who Died In 1900

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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.
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 1 
Friedrich Nietzsche
(German Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Philologist)
Friedrich Nietzsche
35
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25
 2 
Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')
Oscar Wilde
61
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 30
 3 
John Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)
John Ruskin
7
Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 20
 4 
Birsa Munda
(Tribal Leader Who Revolted Against the British Rule)
Birsa Munda
48
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulihatu, Khunti, India
Died: June 9
 5 
Casey Jones
(Railroad Worker)
Casey Jones
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 14, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Died: April 30
 6 
Gottlieb Daimler
2
Birthdate: March 17, 1834
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schorndorf, Germany
Died: March 6
 7 
Zerelda Mimms
(Jesse James' Wife)
Zerelda Mimms
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Logan, Kentucky
Died: November 13
 8 
Arthur Sullivan
(Composer)
Arthur Sullivan
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London
Died: November 22
 9 
Max Müller
(Scholar, Philologist)
Max Müller
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, German Confederation
Died: October 28
 10 
Stephen Crane
(Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player, Novelist, Screenwriter)
Stephen Crane
3
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 1, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newark
Died: June 5
Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Langenburg, Germany
Died: January 25
 12 
Wilhelm Steinitz
(Austrian-born American Chess Player and the First World Chess Champion)
Wilhelm Steinitz
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: August 12
 13 
Belle Boyd
(Confederate Spy in the American Civil War)
Belle Boyd
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Martinsburg, Virginia
Died: June 11
 14 
Naim Frasheri
(Historian)
Naim Frasheri
1
Birthdate: May 25, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fraşer, Yanya Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (now Frashër, Albania)
Died: October 20
 15 
Collis Potter Huntington
(Industrialist and railway magnate)
Collis Potter Huntington
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harwinton, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 13
 16 
William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong
(English Engineer and Industrialist Who is Regarded as the Inventor of Modern Artillery)
William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: December 27
 17 
Henry Sidgwick
(British Philosopher and Economist Best Known in Philosophy for His Utilitarian Treatise 'The Methods of Ethics')
Henry Sidgwick
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1838
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skipton, Yorkshire, England
Died: August 28
 18 
Isaac Levitan
(One of the Best Classical Russian Landscape Painters of the 19th Century )
Isaac Levitan
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kibartay, Lithuania
Died: August 4
 19 
Ivan Aivazovsky
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Feodosia, Russia
Died: May 2
 20 
Mary Kingsley
(British Ethnographer, Scientific Writer and Explorer Known for Her Travels and Writings on West Africa)
Mary Kingsley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: June 3
 21 
John Sherman
(Former Secretary of State)
John Sherman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
Died: October 22
 22 
Frederic Edwin Church
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Birthdate: May 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: April 7
 23 
Osman Nuri Pasha
(Military Commander)
Osman Nuri Pasha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Tokat, Turkey
Died: April 5
 24 
Samory
(Cleric)
Samory
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1830 AD
Birthplace: Beyla, Guinea
Died: June 2
 25 
Vladimir Solovyov
(Philosopher)
Vladimir Solovyov
1
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 13
 26 
Washakie
(Saints)
Washakie
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1808 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: February 20
 27 
Emil Škoda
(Engineer)
Emil Škoda
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8
 28 
Ernest Dowson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee, England
Died: February 23
 29 
Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein
(Eldest son of Princess Helena)
Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
Died: October 29
Henry Wellesley, 3rd Duke of Wellington
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Apsley House, London, England
Died: June 8
 31 
Étienne Lenoir
(Inventor, Engineer)
Étienne Lenoir
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luxembourg
Died: August 4
 32 
John Bidwell
(Soldier)
John Bidwell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chautauqua, New York, United States
Died: April 4
 33 
Marcus Daly
(Businessman)
Marcus Daly
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 5, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballyjamesduff, Ireland
Died: November 12
 34 
R. D. Blackmore
(Novelist)
R. D. Blackmore
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1825
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Longworth, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 20
 35 
Augustus Pitt Rivers
(Archaeologist)
Augustus Pitt Rivers
0
Birthdate: April 14, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bramham cum Oglethorpe, England
Died: May 4
 36 
E. R. Squibb
(Inventor)
E. R. Squibb
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: October 25
 37 
Piet Joubert
(General)
Piet Joubert
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Died: March 28
 38 
James Edward Keeler
(American Astronomer Who Discovered the First 'Pulsar' and Observed the 'Rings of Saturn')
James Edward Keeler
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 10, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Salle, Illinois, United States
Died: August 12
Charles Russell, Baron Russell
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 10, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: County Down, Ireland
Died: August 10
 40 
Harriet E. Wilson
(American novelist)
Harriet E. Wilson
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 15, 1825
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milford, New Hampshire, United States
Died: June 28
 41 
James Martineau
(Philosopher)
James Martineau
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1805
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 11
 42 
Horace Cleveland
(Landscape architect)
Horace Cleveland
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 16, 1814
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 5
 43 
Kuroda Kiyotaka
(Former Prime Minister of Japan)
Kuroda Kiyotaka
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 9, 1840
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shinyashikicho, Kagoshima, Japan
Died: August 23
Henry Loch, 1st Baron Loch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1827
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 20
 45 
Leonhard, count von Blumenthal
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 30, 1810
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schwedt, Germany
Died: December 21
 46 
Alexandre Falguiere
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: April 19
 47 
Alexandre de Serpa Pinto
(Portuguese Explorer Who Was the Fourth Explorer to Cross Africa From West to East)
Alexandre de Serpa Pinto
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tendais, Portugal
Died: December 28
 48 
Wilhelm Leibl
(Painter)
Wilhelm Leibl
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 4
 49 
Paddy Ryan
(Boxer)
Paddy Ryan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1851
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thurles, Ireland
Died: December 14
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Princess Josephine of Baden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 21, 1813
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: June 19