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 
Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')

Oscar Wilde
46
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 30

 2 
Friedrich Nietzsche
(German Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Philologist)

Friedrich Nietzsche
24
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25

 3 
John Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)

John Ruskin
5
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
27
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulihatu, Khunti, India
Died: June 9

 5 
Casey Jones
(Railroad Worker)

Casey Jones
2
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
3
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Logan, Kentucky
Died: November 13
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 8 
Arthur Sullivan
(Composer)

Arthur Sullivan
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London
Died: November 22

 9 
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

 10 
Max Müller
(Scholar, Philologist)

Max Müller
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, German Confederation
Died: October 28

Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Langenburg, Germany
Died: January 25

 12 
Wilhelm Steinitz
(Chess Master)

Wilhelm Steinitz
0
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
3
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 

Ivan Aivazovsky
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Feodosia, Russia
Died: May 2

 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 
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

 18 
Henry Sidgwick
(Philosopher)

Henry Sidgwick
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1838
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skipton, Yorkshire, England
Died: August 28

 19 

Frederic Edwin Church
0
Birthdate: May 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford
Died: April 7

 20 

Mary Kingsley
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 13, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: June 3

 21 
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

 22 
Vladimir Solovyov
(Philosopher)

Vladimir Solovyov
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 13

 23 
Osman Nuri Pasha
(Military Commander)

Osman Nuri Pasha
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Tokat, Turkey
Died: April 5

 24 
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

 25 
Samory
(Cleric)

Samory
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1830 AD
Birthplace: Beyla, Guinea
Died: June 2

 26 
Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein
(Eldest son of Princess Helena)

Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
Died: October 29

 27 
Étienne Lenoir
(Inventor, Engineer)

Étienne Lenoir
0
Birthdate: January 12, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luxembourg
Died: August 4

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

 29 

Ernest Dowson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 2, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee, England
Died: February 23

Elizabeth Van Lew
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: September 25

 31 
Harriet E. Wilson
(American novelist)

Harriet E. Wilson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 15, 1825
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milford, New Hampshire, United States
Died: June 28

 32 
Emil Škoda
(Engineer)

Emil Škoda
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8

 33 
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

 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 
E. R. Squibb
(Inventor)

E. R. Squibb
0
Birthdate: July 4, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: October 25

 36 
Piet Joubert
(General)

Piet Joubert
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Died: March 28

 37 
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

 38 
Rābiḥ az-Zubayr
(Military leader)

Rābiḥ az-Zubayr
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1842 AD
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Died: April 22

 39 

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

José Maria de Eça de Queirós
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1845
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
Died: August 16

 42 
Marcus Daly
(Businessman)

Marcus Daly
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 5, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballyjamesduff, Ireland
Died: November 12

 43 

Alexandre Falguiere
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: April 19

 44 
James Martineau
(Philosopher)

James Martineau
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1805
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 11

 45 

Arsenio Martínez Campos
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Segovia, Spain
Died: September 23

 46 
Wilhelm Leibl
(Painter)

Wilhelm Leibl
0
Birthdate: October 23, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 4

 47 

Leonhard, count von Blumenthal
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 30, 1810
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schwedt, Germany
Died: December 21

Henry Loch, 1st Baron Loch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1827
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 20

 49 
Umberto I of Italy
(King of Italy (1878-1900))

Umberto I of Italy
3
Birthdate: March 14, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: July 29

 50 

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tendais, Portugal
Died: December 28