Famous People Who Died In 1909

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1909. This list includes people like Leopold II of Belgium, Geronimo, Mary MacKillop, Red Cloud, Hermann Minkowski and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, science fiction writers, military leaders and poets who died in 1909. This list includes people from United States and many more countries.
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 1 
Geronimo
(Bedonkohe Apache Leader of the Chiricahua Apache)
Geronimo
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arizpe Municipality, Mexico
Died: February 17
 2 
Leopold II of Belgium
(Former King of the Belgians (1865 - 1909))
Leopold II of Belgium
22
Birthdate: April 9, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: December 17
 3 
Red Cloud
(One of the Most Important Leaders of the Oglala Lakota from 1868 to 1909)
Red Cloud
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Platte, Nebraska, United States
Died: December 10
 4 
Mary MacKillop
(Australian Religious Sister Who Has Been Declared a Saint By the Catholic Church)
Mary MacKillop
22
Birthdate: January 15, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fitzroy, Australia
Died: August 8
 5 
Isaac Albeniz
(Spanish Catalan Virtuoso Pianist & One of the Foremost Composers of the Post-Romantic Era)
Isaac Albeniz
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 29, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Camprodon, Spain
Died: May 18
 6 
Hermann Minkowski
(German Mathematician and Professor Who Created and Developed the Geometry of Numbers)
Hermann Minkowski
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 22, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: January 12
 7 
Itō Hirobumi
(Politician, Diplomat)
Itō Hirobumi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1841
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yamaguchi Prefecture
Died: October 26
 8 
Oliver Otis Howard
(Military Officer)
Oliver Otis Howard
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 8, 1830
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, Maine, United States
Died: October 26
Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Petergof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 18
 10 
Frederic Remington
(Sculptor, Writer, Painter)
Frederic Remington
0
Birthdate: October 4, 1861
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York
Died: December 26
 11 
Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Psychologist, Educationist, University teacher)
Hermann Ebbinghaus
1
Birthdate: January 24, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barmen
Died: February 26
 12 
Joshua Slocum
(First Person in Recorded History to Sail Around the World Single-handedly)
Joshua Slocum
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1844
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Hanley, Canada
Died: November 14
 13 
Jean Clemens
(Welfare worker)
Jean Clemens
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Died: December 24
 14 
Francisco Tárrega
(Spanish Composer and Classical Guitarist Known for His Work During the Romantic Period)
Francisco Tárrega
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 21, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Villarreal, Spain
Died: December 15
 15 
John Millington Synge
(Irish Playwright, Poet and a Key Figure in the Irish Literary Revival)
John Millington Synge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 24
 16 
George Meredith
(Novelist)
George Meredith
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Died: May 18
 17 
Peder Severin Krøyer
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway
Died: November 21
 18 
Renée Vivien
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 11, 1877
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18
 19 
Helena Modjeska
1
Birthdate: October 12, 1840
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Free City of Cracow
Died: April 8
 20 
Edward Henry Harriman
(Railroad Executive)
Edward Henry Harriman
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 20, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hempstead, New York, United States
Died: September 9
 21 
Simon Newcomb
(Astronomer, Mathematician, Economist, Novelist, Writer, Teacher, University teacher, Science fiction writer)
Simon Newcomb
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 12, 1835
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nova Scotia
Died: July 11
 22 
Whitcomb L. Judson
(Inventor, Engineer)
Whitcomb L. Judson
0
Birthdate: March 7, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: December 7
 23 
Martha Rendell
(Criminal)
Martha Rendell
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 10, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Australia
Died: October 6
 24 
Paul Gachet
(Physician)
Paul Gachet
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 30, 1828
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: January 9
 25 
Cesare Lombroso
(Criminologist, Phrenologist, Physician)
Cesare Lombroso
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 6, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Verona, Italy
Died: October 19
 26 
Charles Follen McKim
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 24, 1847
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 14
 27 
Sarah Orne Jewett
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1849
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Berwick, Maine, United States
Died: June 24
 28 
William Torrey Harris
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Killingly, Connecticut, U.S.
Died: November 5
Adelaide of Lowenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kleinheubach, Germany
Died: December 16
 30 
Rufus W. Peckham
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 8, 1838
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: October 24
 31 
Fanny Cerrito
(Ballet Dancer)
Fanny Cerrito
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 11, 1817
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: May 6
Carlos, Duke of Madrid
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 30, 1848
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: July 18
 33 
Ludwig Mond
(Chemist)
Ludwig Mond
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 7, 1839
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: December 11
 34 
Edward Everett Hale
(Writer, Theologian, Science fiction writer, Author)
Edward Everett Hale
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1822
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 10
 35 
John Of Kronshtadt
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1829
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pinezhsky District, Russia
Died: January 2
 36 
Caran d'Ache
(Cartoonist)
Caran d'Ache
0
Birthdate: November 6, 1858
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 25
 37 
Jesús Malverde
(Criminal)
Jesús Malverde
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 15, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sinaloa, Mexico
Died: May 3
Francis Marion Crawford
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 2, 1854
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bagni di Lucca, Italy
Died: April 9
 39 
William Powell Frith
1
Birthdate: January 9, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aldfield, England
Died: November 2
 40 
Karl Krumbacher
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kempten, Germany
Died: December 12
 41 
Pascual Cervera y Topete
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medina-Sidonia, Cadiz province, Spain
Died: April 3
 42 
Sheldon Jackson
(American Missionary)
Sheldon Jackson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 18, 1834
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minaville, Montgomery County New York, United States
Died: May 2
Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 8, 1835
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: May 9
 44 
Zhang Zhidong
(Former Viceroy of Liangjiang (1902 - 1903, 1894 - 1896), Viceroy of Huguang (1904 - 1907, 1898 - 1902))
Zhang Zhidong
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 4, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Xingyi, China
Died: October 5
 45 
Ludwig Gumplowicz
(Polish Sociologist, Jurist, Historian, and Political Scientist Known for His Disbelief in the Permanence of Social Progress)
Ludwig Gumplowicz
0
Birthdate: March 9, 1838
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: August 19
 46 
Catulle Mendès
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: February 8
 47 
Euclides da Cunha
(Brazilian Journalist, Sociologist and Engineer Famous for His Classic Historical Narrative Os Sertões)
Euclides da Cunha
0
Birthdate: January 20, 1866
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cantagalo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: August 15
 48 
Clyde Fitch
(Dramatist)
Clyde Fitch
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1865
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Died: September 4
 49 
Charles-Louis Philippe
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Died: December 21
 50 
Emil Christian Hansen
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 8, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribe, Denmark
Died: August 27