Famous People Who Died In 1908

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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.
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 1 
Grover Cleveland
(The 22nd and 24th President of the United States)
Grover Cleveland
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1837
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 24
 2 
Butch Cassidy
(Train, Bank Robber and the Leader of a Gang of Criminal Outlaws ‘Wild Bunch’)
Butch Cassidy
11
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 13, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaver, Utah, United States
Died: November 7
 3 
Belle Gunness
(Serial Killer)
Belle Gunness
22
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 11, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Selbu
Died: April 28
 4 
Pat Garrett
(Lawman)
Pat Garrett
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: February 29
 5 
Empress Dowager Cixi
(Empress Dowager of the Qing Dynasty from 1861 to 1908)
Empress Dowager Cixi
13
Birthdate: November 29, 1835
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: November 15
 6 
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
(Russian Composer Known for His Operas: ‘Sadko’ and ‘The Tale of Tsar Saltan’)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 18, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tikhvin, Russia
Died: June 21
 7 
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
(Founder of Ahmadiyya Sect)
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Qadian
Died: May 26
 8 
Sundance Kid
(Criminal)
Sundance Kid
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1867 AD
Birthplace: Mont Clare, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 7
 9 
Henri Becquerel
(Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity)
Henri Becquerel
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 25
 10 
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
(Brazilian novelist)
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro
Died: September 29
Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 14, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian
Died: November 14
 12 
Henry Campbell-Bannerman
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1905-08))
Henry Campbell-Bannerman
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: April 22
 13 
Pablo de Sarasate
(Former violin virtuoso, composer and conductor of the Romantic period)
Pablo de Sarasate
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 10, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
Died: September 20
 14 
Blind Tom Wiggins
(Music Performer)
Blind Tom Wiggins
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 25, 1849
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harris County, Georgia, United States
Died: June 14
 15 
Edward MacDowell
(Composer and Pianist)
Edward MacDowell
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 23
 16 
Thomas Mellon
(Entrepreneur, Lawyer)
Thomas Mellon
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cappagh, United Kingdom
Died: February 3
 17 
Victorien Sardou
(Dramatist)
Victorien Sardou
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 8
 18 
Joel Chandler Harris
1
Birthdate: December 9, 1848
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, United States
Died: July 3
Caroline Schermerhorn Astor
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1830
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S
Died: October 30
 20 
Joseph Maria Olbrich
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: December 22, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Opava, Czechia
Died: August 8
 21 
Ouida
(Novelist)
Ouida
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bury Saint Edmunds, England
Died: January 25
 22 
Doppo Kunikida
(Japanese Author of Novels and Romantic Poetry During the Meiji Period)
Doppo Kunikida
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chōshi, Chiba, Japan
Died: June 23
 23 
American Horse
(Tribal chief)
American Horse
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Black Hills, United States
Died: December 16
 24 
Edmondo De Amicis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oneglia, Imperia, Italy
Died: March 11
Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1833
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 24
 26 
William D. Coleman
(Politician)
William D. Coleman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 12
 27 
Lydia Moss Bradley
(Philanthropist)
Lydia Moss Bradley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vevay, Indiana, United States
Died: January 16
 28 
Tomás Estrada Palma
(1st President of Cuba (1902 - 1906))
Tomás Estrada Palma
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayamo, Cuba
Died: November 4
 29 
Daniel Coit Gilman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: October 13
 30 
Guangxu Emperor
(Tenth Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1875 - 1908))
Guangxu Emperor
5
Birthdate: August 14, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prince Chun Mansion, Beijing, China
Died: November 14
 31 
Randal Cremer
(Politician)
Randal Cremer
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fareham, England
Died: July 22
 32 
William Mason
(Composer, Pianist)
William Mason
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 24, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 14
 33 
Harriet Hosmer
(Sculptor)
Harriet Hosmer
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1830
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 21
 34 
Ernest Fenollosa
(Art Historian)
Ernest Fenollosa
0
Birthdate: February 18, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 21
Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 17
Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palácio Nacional de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 1
 37 
Ludovic Halévy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 7
 38 
Carlos I of Portugal
(King of Portugal)
Carlos I of Portugal
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 1
 39 
Tony Pastor
(American Impresario)
Tony Pastor
0
Birthdate: May 28, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: August 26
 40 
Charles Eliot Norton
(American Author, Social Critic, and Professor of Art)
Charles Eliot Norton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1827
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21
 41 
Demetrius Vikelas
(1st President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), from 1894 to 1896)
Demetrius Vikelas
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 15, 1835
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ermoupoli, Greece
Died: July 20
 42 
Friedrich von Esmarch
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tonning, Germany
Died: February 23
 43 
Karl Möbius
(Zoologist)
Karl Möbius
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 7, 1825
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eilenburg, Germany
Died: April 26
 44 
Khudiram Bose
(One of the Youngest Martyrs of the Indian Independence Movement)
Khudiram Bose
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Bengal, India
Died: August 11
 45 
René Panhard
(Engineer)
René Panhard
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 27, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 16
 46 
August Wilhelmj
(Violinist)
August Wilhelmj
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 21, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Usingen, Germany
Died: January 22
 47 
François Coppée
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 23
 48 
John Evans
(English Geologist and Archaeologist)
John Evans
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1823
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Burnham, England
Died: May 31
 49 
Charles Augustus Young
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 15, 1834
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
Died: January 3
 50 
Holger Drachmann
(Danish Poet and Dramatist Famous for His Lyrical Poetry)
Holger Drachmann
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 9, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 14