Famous People Who Died In 1904

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1904. This list includes people like Anton Chekhov, Jamsetji Tata, Henry Morton Stanley, Chief Joseph, Kate Chopin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, journalists and military leaders who died in 1904. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Russia & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Anton Chekhov
(One of the Greatest Writers of All Time)
Anton Chekhov
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taganrog, Russia
Died: July 15
 2 
Antonín Dvořák
(One of the First Czech Composers to Achieve Worldwide Recognition)
Antonín Dvořák
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: May 1
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Jamsetji Tata
(Indian Industrialist and Founder of 'Tata Group')
Jamsetji Tata
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 3, 1839
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gujarat, India
Died: May 19
 4 
Chief Joseph
(Nez Perce leader)
Chief Joseph
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1840
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wallowa River
Died: September 21
 5 
Henry Morton Stanley
(Welsh-American Explorer Who Was Famous for His Exploration of Central Africa and His Search for Missionary David Livingstone)
Henry Morton Stanley
3
Birthdate: January 28, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: May 10
 6 
Paul Kruger
(5th President of the South African Republic (1883 - 1902))
Paul Kruger
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 10, 1825
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Steynsburg, South Africa
Died: July 14
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Kate Chopin
(Author)
Kate Chopin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: August 22
 8 
Eadweard Muybridge
(Photographer)
Eadweard Muybridge
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: April 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Died: May 8
 9 
James Longstreet
(United States Minister to the Ottoman Empire (1880-81))
James Longstreet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 2
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Al Swearengen
(Entertainment Entrepreneur)
Al Swearengen
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States
Died: November 15
 11 
Jean-Leon Gerome
2
Birthdate: May 11, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vesoul, Haute-Saône, France
Died: January 10
 12 
Samuel Smiles
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1812
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Died: April 16
 13 
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French Sculptor and Painter Best Known for Designing the 'Statue of Liberty')
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1834
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colmar, France
Died: October 4
 14 
Dan Leno
(Comedian)
Dan Leno
0
Birthdate: December 20, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Somers Town, London England
Died: October 31
 15 
Herbert von Bismarck
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 28, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 18
 16 
Lafcadio Hearn
(Former Writer, Translator, and Teacher Who Introduced the Culture and Literature of Japan to the West)
Lafcadio Hearn
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lefkada, Greece
Died: September 26
Princess Alexandrine of Baden
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: December 20
 18 
John Brown Gordon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Upson County, Georgia, United States
Died: January 9
 19 
Murad V
(Sultan)
Murad V
0
Birthdate: September 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beşiktaş, Istanbul
Died: August 29
 20 
Henri Fantin-Latour
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: August 25
 21 
Friedrich Ratzel
(Biologist, Geopolitician, Geographer, Zoologist, Political scientist, University teacher)
Friedrich Ratzel
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: August 9
 22 
Norodom of Cambodia
(King of Cambodia (1860 - 1904))
Norodom of Cambodia
0
Birthdate: February 3, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Angkor Borei, Cambodia
Died: April 24
 23 
Ruth Cleveland
(Grover Cleveland's daughter)
Ruth Cleveland
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 3, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 7
 24 
Marcus Goldman
(American Investment Banker and Founder of the Global Investment Bank 'Goldman Sachs')
Marcus Goldman
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 9, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trappstadt
Died: July 20
 25 
Georges Gilles de la Tourette
(Physician, Psychiatrist, Neurologist)
Georges Gilles de la Tourette
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 30, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers
Died: May 26
 26 
Niels Ryberg Finsen
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Died: September 24
 27 
Christopher Dresser
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: November 24
 28 
George Frederic Watts
(British Painter and Sculptor Known for His Contribution and Influence on the Symbolist Movement)
George Frederic Watts
0
Birthdate: February 23, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, Middlesex, England
Died: July 1
 29 
Émile Gallé
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: September 23
 30 
Isabelle Eberhardt
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 17, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: October 21
 31 
Vasily Vereshchagin
0
Birthdate: October 26, 1842
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherepovets, Novgorod Governorate, Russia
Died: April 13
 32 
Sarah Boone
(Inventor)
Sarah Boone
0
Birthdate: 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Craven County, North Carolina
Died: 1904 AD
 33 
Sami Frashëri
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 1, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frashër, Albania
Died: June 18
 34 
Edwin Arnold
(British Poet and Journalist Known for His Work 'The Light of Asia')
Edwin Arnold
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1832
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gravesend, Gravesham, Kent, England
Died: March 24
 35 
Mór Jókai
(Novelist)
Mór Jókai
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Komarom, Hungary
Died: May 5
 36 
Étienne-Jules Marey
(French Scientist Who is Widely Considered to be a Pioneer of Photography)
Étienne-Jules Marey
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 5, 1830
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beaune, France
Died: May 15
Vladimir Vasilyevich Markovnikov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 22, 1838
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Knyaginino, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: February 11
 38 
Nikolay Bobrikov
(Governor of Finland)
Nikolay Bobrikov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strelna, Russia
Died: June 17
 39 
Theodor Herzl
(Journalist)
Theodor Herzl
1
Birthdate: May 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pest, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire
Died: July 3
 40 
Luigi Palma di Cesnola
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rivarolo Canavese, Italy
Died: November 20
 41 
Sir William Harcourt
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 14, 1827
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: York, England
Died: October 1
 42 
Leslie Stephen
(British Author, Critic, Historian, Biographer, and Mountaineer)
Leslie Stephen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 28, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kensington Gore, London, England
Died: February 22
 43 
Samuel M. Jones
(Politician)
Samuel M. Jones
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 3, 1846
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caernarvonshire, Wales
Died: July 12
 44 
Dan Emmett
(American Songwriter, Entertainer and Founder of the First Troupe of the 'Blackface')
Dan Emmett
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 29, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States
Died: June 28
 45 
Gabriel Tarde
(French Sociologist, Criminologist and Social Psychologist Best Known for His Criminological Work and His Criticism of 'Durkheim')
Gabriel Tarde
0
Birthdate: March 12, 1843
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sarlat-la-Canéda, France
Died: May 13
 46 
Regine Olsen
(Writer)
Regine Olsen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1822
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 18
 47 
Anne Hartley Gilbert
0
Birthdate: October 21, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
Died: December 2
 48 
Isabella II of Spain
(Queen of Spain (1833 - 1868))
Isabella II of Spain
11
Birthdate: October 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: April 9
 49 
George Salmon
(Irish Mathematician and Anglican Theologian)
George Salmon
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1819
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 22
 50 
Eduard Hanslick
(Music Critic)
Eduard Hanslick
0
Birthdate: September 11, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: August 6