Famous People Who Died In 1905

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1905. This list includes people like Jules Verne, Debendranath Tagore, John Henninger Reagan, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Salvador Mazza and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, science fiction writers, astronomers and novelists who died in 1905. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Jules Verne
(French Author Who Was One of the Pioneers of the Modern Science Fiction Genre)
Jules Verne
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: March 24
 2 
Virgil Earp
(Police officer)
Virgil Earp
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 18, 1843
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartford, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 19
 3 
Lewis Wallace
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 10, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brookville, Indiana, United States
Died: February 15
 4 
Debendranath Tagore
(Philosopher)
Debendranath Tagore
4
Birthdate: May 15, 1817
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: January 19
 5 
Sarah E. Goode
(Inventor)
Sarah E. Goode
5
Birthdate: 1855 AD
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Died: April 8
 6 
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
(French Academic Painter Best Known for His Works: ‘The Birth of Venus’ and ‘The Bohemian’)
William-Adolphe Bouguereau
1
Birthdate: November 30, 1825
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: August 19
 7 
Tippu Tib
(Businessman)
Tippu Tib
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Died: June 14
 8 
Sir Henry Irving
1
Birthdate: February 6, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Keinton Mandeville, United Kingdom
Died: October 13
Prince Leopold of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1835
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Krauchenweis, Germany
Died: June 8
 10 
George MacDonald
(Writer, Minister, Poet, Novelist, Cleric)
George MacDonald
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Listed In:
Birthdate: December 10, 1824
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Huntly
Died: September 18
 11 
Carl Wernicke
(Anatomist, Physician, Neuroscientist, Psychiatrist, University teacher, Neurologist)
Carl Wernicke
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tarnowskie Góry
Died: June 15
 12 
Hudson Taylor
(Missionary)
Hudson Taylor
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 21, 1832
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Died: June 3
 13 
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
(Belgian Noble and Son of King Leopold I of Belgium)
Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders
1
Birthdate: March 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castle of Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: November 17
 14 
Elisee Reclus
(Geographer, Anarchist, Writer)
Elisee Reclus
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1830
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France
Died: July 4
 15 
Edward Stratemeyer
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1862
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 13
 16 
John Hay
(Former United States Secretary of State)
John Hay
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salem, Indiana, United States
Died: July 1
 17 
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 26, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castel Gandolfo, Italy
Died: September 14
 18 
John Henninger Reagan
(Former United States Senator from Texas)
John Henninger Reagan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sevierville, Tennessee, U.S.
Died: March 6
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
0
Birthdate: July 24, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biebrich Palace, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: November 17
 20 
Louise Michel
(French Anarchist Who Fervently Preached Revolutionary Socialist Themes)
Louise Michel
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1830
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vroncourt-la-Côte, France
Died: January 9
 21 
Ferdinand von Richthofen
(German Geographer and Scientist Known for Coining the Terms ‘Silk Road’ or ‘Silk Route')
Ferdinand von Richthofen
1
Birthdate: May 5, 1833
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pokój, Poland
Died: October 6
 22 
Muhammad Abduh
(Egyptian Islamic Scholar, Freemason, Judge and Philosopher)
Muhammad Abduh
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1849 AD
Birthplace: Lower Egypt, Egypt
Died: July 11
 23 
Walther Flemming
(Biologist)
Walther Flemming
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 21, 1843
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schwerin, Germany
Died: August 4
 24 
Jay Cooke
(Financier)
Jay Cooke
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 10, 1821
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Died: February 16
 25 
Washington Duke
(Businessperson)
Washington Duke
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 18, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Orange County
Died: May 8
 26 
Ernst Abbe
(Physicist, Astronomer, University teacher)
Ernst Abbe
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eisenach
Died: January 14
 27 
Charles Yerkes
(Financier)
Charles Yerkes
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 25, 1837
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 29
 28 
Alexander Melville Bell
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1819
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: August 7
 29 
Adolf Bastian
(German Polymath Best Known for His Contributions to the Progression of Ethnography)
Adolf Bastian
1
Birthdate: June 26, 1826
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: February 2
 30 
Albert von Kölliker
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 6, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 2
 31 
Josephine Shaw Lowell
(American Social Worker Best Known for Creating the 'New York Consumers League' in 1890)
Josephine Shaw Lowell
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 16, 1843
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 12
 32 
Albert Edelfelt
(One of the Founders of the Realist Art Movement in Finland)
Albert Edelfelt
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Birthdate: July 21, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Porvoo, Finland
Died: August 18
 33 
Thomas John Barnardo
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 19
Prince Henry, Count of Bardi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: April 14
 35 
Adolph Menzel
0
Birthdate: December 8, 1815
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Poland
Died: February 9
 36 
Albert J. Nock
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 13, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scranton
Died: April 28
 37 
Meyer Guggenheim
(Industrialist)
Meyer Guggenheim
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 1, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langnau, Switzerland
Died: March 15
Sarah Chauncey Woolsey
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: April 9
 39 
Per Teodor Cleve
(Swedish Chemist Best Known for His Discovery of the Chemical Elements 'Holmium' and 'Thulium')
Per Teodor Cleve
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 10, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: June 18
 40 
Máximo Gómez
(Dominican Major General During Cuba's Ten Years' War Against Spain)
Máximo Gómez
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 18, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baní, Dominican Republic
Died: June 17
 41 
Otto Wilhelm von Struve
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 7, 1819
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tartu
Died: April 16
 42 
Constantin Meunier
(Belgian Painter and Sculptor)
Constantin Meunier
0
Birthdate: April 12, 1831
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium
Died: April 4
 43 
Alfred Waterhouse
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 19, 1830
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: August 22
 44 
Hermann Wissmann
(German Explorer and Military Leader Known for His Exploration of the Upper Congo Basin)
Hermann Wissmann
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
Died: June 15
 45 
Oswald Achenbach
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Birthdate: February 2, 1827
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: February 1
 46 
Hugh Low
(Naturalist)
Hugh Low
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Birthdate: May 10, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Upper Clapton, England
Died: April 18
 47 
Alphonse Allais
(Writer, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Painter, Science fiction writer, Composer, Comedian)
Alphonse Allais
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 20, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Honfleur
Died: October 28
 48 
John Rogan
(Second tallest person in history)
John Rogan
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Birthdate: February 16, 1868
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 12
 49 
Huang Zunxian
(Official)
Huang Zunxian
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mei County, Baoji, China
Died: March 28
 50 
Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 17