Famous People Who Died In 1902

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1902. This list includes people like Swami Vivekananda, Rudolf Virchow, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John Wesley Powell, Thomas Nast and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, anthropologists, lawyers and soldiers who died in 1902. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Emile Zola
(French Novelist & Playwright Known for His Works 'Les Rougon-Macquart' and 'Thérèse Raquin')
Emile Zola
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1840
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29
 2 
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(American Women's Rights Activist and Key Figure Behind 'Seneca Falls Convention')
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 12, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstown
Died: October 26
 3 
Levi Strauss
(Former businessman known as founder of the Levi Strauss & Co.)
Levi Strauss
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 26, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buttenheim, Germany
Died: September 26
 4 
Rudolf Virchow
(The Father of Modern Pathology' & the Founder of 'Social Medicine')
Rudolf Virchow
3
Birthdate: October 13, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Swidwin, Poland
Died: September 5
 5 
Swami Vivekananda
(Indian Monk & Philosopher Who Introduced the Vedanta and Yoga to the Western World)
Swami Vivekananda
146
Birthdate: January 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: July 4
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Maria Goretti
(Regarded as a Roman Catholic saint and martyr)
Maria Goretti
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Corinaldo, Italy
Died: July 6
 7 
John Wesley Powell
(Explorer, Geologist)
John Wesley Powell
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1834
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Morris
Died: September 23
 8 
Albert Bierstadt
0
Birthdate: January 7, 1830
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: February 18
 9 
Thomas Nast
(Cartoonist)
Thomas Nast
5
Birthdate: September 27, 1840
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Landau
Died: December 7
 10 
Breaker Morant
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England
Died: February 27
 11 
Walter Reed
(U.S. Army Physician Who Led a Team Which Confirmed That Yellow Fever Gets Transmitted By a Mosquito)
Walter Reed
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belroi
Died: November 22
 12 
Bret Harte
(Author & Poet)
Bret Harte
1
Birthdate: August 25, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, U.S.
Died: May 5
 13 
Wade Hampton III
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1818
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: April 11
 14 
Julia Grant
(U.S. First Lady)
Julia Grant
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1826
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: December 14
 15 
Samuel Butler
(Novelist)
Samuel Butler
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Langar, Nottinghamshire, England
Died: June 18
 16 
Frank Norris
(Journalist)
Frank Norris
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: October 25
 17 
Richard von Krafft-Ebing
(German Psychiatrist)
Richard von Krafft-Ebing
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: December 22
 18 
James Tissot
(Painter)
James Tissot
0
Birthdate: October 15, 1836
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: August 8
 19 
Charles Dow
(Journalist)
Charles Dow
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sterling, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 4
 20 
Thomas Reed
(Politician, Lawyer)
Thomas Reed
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: December 7
 21 
Potter Palmer
(Businessman)
Potter Palmer
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 20, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Albany County, New York, United States
Died: May 4
 22 
Alice Freeman Palmer
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 21, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colesville, New York, United States
Died: December 6
Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 13, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schloss Artstetten, Artstetten-Pöbring, Austria
Died: August 24
 24 
Adam Worth
(art thief)
Adam Worth
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1844 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Prussia
Died: January 8
 25 
William T. Sampson
(Navy Admiral)
William T. Sampson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 9, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palmyra, New York, United States
Died: May 6
 26 
Frank R. Stockton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1834
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 20
Jessie Benton Frémont
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 31, 1824
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lexington, Virginia, United States
Died: December 27
 28 
Lionel Johnson
(British Poet, Essayist, and Critic)
Lionel Johnson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 15, 1867
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Broadstairs, England
Died: October 4
 29 
Cecil John Rhodes
(Former Prime Minister of the Cape Colony)
Cecil John Rhodes
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 26
 30 
Julius Sterling Morton
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1832
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adams, New York, United States
Died: April 27
 31 
Frederick Temple
(Former Archbishop of Canterbury (1896 - 1902))
Frederick Temple
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lefkada, Greece
Died: December 23
 32 
John Peter Altgeld
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 30, 1847
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Selters (Westerwald), Germany
Died: March 12
 33 
Horace Gray
(Jurist)
Horace Gray
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 15
 34 
Johannes Wislicenus
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 24, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Querfurt, Germany
Died: December 5
 35 
Lilly Martin Spencer
1
Birthdate: November 26, 1822
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: May 22
 36 
Esther Hobart Morris
(First Woman Justice of the Peace in the United States)
Esther Hobart Morris
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 8, 1814
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Spencer, New York, United States
Died: April 2
 37 
Frances Fuller Victor
0
Birthdate: May 23, 1826
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Died: November 14
 38 
John Henry Twachtman
0
Birthdate: August 4, 1853
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: August 8
Antanas Baranauskas
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 17, 1835
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anyksciai, Lithuania
Died: November 26
 40 
Samuel Rawson Gardiner
0
Birthdate: March 4, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: February 24
 41 
Jules Dalou
(French Sculptor)
Jules Dalou
0
Birthdate: December 31, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15
 42 
Emil Holub
(Physician)
Emil Holub
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 7, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Holice, Czechia
Died: February 21
Philip James Bailey
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 22, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: September 6
 44 
Frederick Abel
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 17, 1827
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, England
Died: September 6
 45 
Lord Acton
(Historian and Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth)
Lord Acton
4
Birthdate: January 10, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: June 19
 46 
Max Blum
(Writer)
Max Blum
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
Died: November 6
 47 
Charles Lewis Tiffany
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 15, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: February 18
 48 
Edward Eggleston
(Historian)
Edward Eggleston
0
Birthdate: December 10, 1837
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vevay, Indiana, United States
Died: September 3
 49 
Count Richard Belcredi
(5th Chairman of the Ministers' Conference and Interior Minister of the Austrian Empire (1865 - 1867))
Count Richard Belcredi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jimramov, Czechia
Died: December 2
 50 
Henryk Siemiradzki
1
Birthdate: October 24, 1843
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pecheniz'kyi district, Ukraine
Died: August 23