Famous People Who Died In 1908

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1908. This list includes people like Grover Cleveland, Butch Cassidy, Empress Dowager Cixi, Belle Gunness, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, novelists and emperors & kings who died in 1908. This list includes people from United States, 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 Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 22nd and 24th President of the United States
Birthdate: March 18, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 24

 2 Butch Cassidy

Butch Cassidy
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Train and bank robber
Birthdate: April 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: November 7

 3 Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28

 4 Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi
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Famous As: Chinese Empress Dowager
Birthdate: November 29, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: November 15

 5 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 18, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tikhvin, Russia
Died: June 21

 6 Pat Garrett

Pat Garrett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Lawman
Birthdate: June 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: February 29

 7 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of Ahmadiyya Sect
Birthdate: February 13, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Qadian
Died: May 26
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 8 Henri Becquerel

Henri Becquerel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity
Birthdate: December 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 25

 9 Sundance Kid

Sundance Kid
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1867 AD
Birthplace: Mont Clare, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 7

 10 Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Navy officer
Birthdate: January 14, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: November 14

 11 Henry Campbell-Bannerman

Henry Campbell-Bannerman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1905-08)
Birthdate: September 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: April 22

 12 Blind Tom Wiggins

Blind Tom Wiggins
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Music Performer
Birthdate: May 25, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harris County, Georgia, United States
Died: June 14

 13 Thomas Mellon

Thomas Mellon
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Lawyer
Birthdate: February 3, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cappagh, United Kingdom
Died: February 3

 14 Victorien Sardou

Victorien Sardou
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: September 5, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 8

 15 Edward MacDowell

Edward MacDowell
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and Pianist
Birthdate: December 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 23

 16 Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: July 23, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 24

 17 Ouida

Ouida
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 1, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bury Saint Edmunds, England
Died: January 25

 18 Kunikida Doppo

Kunikida Doppo
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 23

 19 Caroline Schermerhorn Astor

Caroline Schermerhorn Astor
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: September 21, 1830
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S
Died: October 30

 20 American Horse

American Horse
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Tribal chief
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Black Hills, United States
Died: December 16

 21 Edmondo De Amicis

Edmondo De Amicis
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 21, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oneglia, Imperia, Italy
Died: March 11

 22 Tomás Estrada Palma

Tomás Estrada Palma
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 9, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayamo, Cuba
Died: November 4

 23 William D. Coleman

William D. Coleman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 18, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 12

 24 Daniel Coit Gilman

Daniel Coit Gilman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: July 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 13

 25 Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 17

 26 Randal Cremer

Randal Cremer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 18, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fareham, England
Died: July 22

 27 Guangxu Emperor

Guangxu Emperor
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Famous As: Emperor of China
Birthdate: August 14, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prince Chun Mansion, Beijing, China
Died: November 14

 28 William Mason

William Mason
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist
Birthdate: January 24, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston
Died: July 14

 29 Joseph Maria Olbrich

Joseph Maria Olbrich
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 22, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Opava, Czechia
Died: August 8

 30 Harriet Hosmer

Harriet Hosmer
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: October 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 21

 31 Mustafa Kamil Pasha

Mustafa Kamil Pasha
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: August 14, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: February 10

 32 Ernest Fenollosa

Ernest Fenollosa
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Famous As: Art Historian
Birthdate: February 18, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 21

 33 Ludovic Halévy

Ludovic Halévy
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 1, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 7

 34 Tony Pastor

Tony Pastor
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Snger
Birthdate: May 28, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: August 26

 35 Charles Eliot Norton

Charles Eliot Norton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 16, 1827
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21

 36 Lydia Moss Bradley

Lydia Moss Bradley
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: July 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vevay, Indiana, United States
Died: January 16

 37 Demetrius Vikelas

Demetrius Vikelas
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: 1st President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), from 1894 to 1896
Birthdate: February 15, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ermoupoli, Greece
Died: July 20

 38 Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev

Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: January 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 3

 39 Carlos I of Portugal

Carlos I of Portugal
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Famous As: King of Portugal
Birthdate: September 28, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 1

 40 Friedrich von Esmarch

Friedrich von Esmarch
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: January 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tonning, Germany
Died: February 23

 41 Pablo de Sarasate

Pablo de Sarasate
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former violin virtuoso, composer and conductor of the Romantic period
Birthdate: March 10, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
Died: September 20

 42 Khudiram Bose

Khudiram Bose
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: December 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Bengal, India
Died: August 11

 43 Jonas Lie

Jonas Lie
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 6, 1833
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hokksund, Norway
Died: July 5

 44 Joel Chandler Harris

Joel Chandler Harris
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 9, 1848
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, United States
Died: July 3

 45 René Panhard

René Panhard
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 27, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 16

 46 Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Brazilian novelist
Birthdate: June 21, 1839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: September 29

 47 Charles Augustus Young

Charles Augustus Young
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: December 15, 1834
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
Died: January 3

 48 Juan Ramón Molina

Juan Ramón Molina
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 17, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Honduras
Died: November 2

 49 Enomoto Takeaki

Enomoto Takeaki
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: One of the Founders of the Imperial Japanese Navy
Birthdate: October 5, 1836
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edo, Japan
Died: October 26

 50 Antonio Starabba, Marchese di Rudinì

Antonio Starabba, Marchese di Rudinì
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: April 16, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: August 6