Famous People Who Died In 1912

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1912. This list includes people like John Jacob Astor IV, Bram Stoker, Robert Falcon Scott, Clara Barton, Joseph Lister and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include sailors, political leaders, explorers and novelists who died in 1912. This list includes people from United Kingdom, United States, France & Germany 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 John Jacob Astor IV

John Jacob Astor IV
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rhinebeck Village, Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: April 15

 2 Emperor Meiji

Emperor Meiji
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Famous As: Emperor of Japan
Birthdate: November 3, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyoto Gyoen National Garden, Kyoto, Yamashiro Province, Japan
Died: July 30
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 3 Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author of Dracula
Birthdate: November 8, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20

 4 Edward Smith

Edward Smith
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: January 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: April 15

 5 Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer, Naval officer
Birthdate: June 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: March 29

 6 Thomas Andrews

Thomas Andrews
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Businessperson, Naval Architect
Birthdate: February 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Comber, County Down, Ireland
Died: April 15

 7 Isidor Straus

Isidor Straus
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: U.S. House Representative from New York (1894-1895)
Birthdate: February 6, 1845
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: April 15
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 8 William McMaster Murdoch

William McMaster Murdoch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Officer of RMS Titanic
Birthdate: February 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalbeattie, Scotland
Died: April 15

 9 Frederick VIII of Denmark

Frederick VIII of Denmark
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 3, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 14

 10 Henri Poincare

Henri Poincare
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician and Philosopher
Birthdate: April 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 17

 11 Louis Cyr

Louis Cyr
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Strongman
Birthdate: October 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada
Died: November 10
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Clara Barton

Clara Barton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: December 25, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Oxford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: April 12

 13 Allan Octavian Hume

Allan Octavian Hume
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Famous As: Founder of Indian National Congress
Birthdate: June 4, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Mary Cray, Orpington, United Kingdom
Died: July 31

 14 Joseph Lister

Joseph Lister
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon and Scientist
Birthdate: April 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Upton House, West Ham, England
Died: February 10

 15 Archibald Gracie IV

Archibald Gracie IV
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Famous As: historian, writer
Birthdate: January 17, 1859
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile
Died: December 4

 16 Arthur MacArthur Jr.

Arthur MacArthur Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: General
Birthdate: June 2, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 5

 17 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist, Conductor
Birthdate: August 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: September 1

 18 Lawrence Oates

Lawrence Oates
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: British Officer
Birthdate: March 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Putney, London, United Kingdom
Died: March 17

 19 Daniel Burnham

Daniel Burnham
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect, Urban Designer
Birthdate: September 4, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henderson
Died: June 1

 20 William Booth

William Booth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Founder of the Salvation Army, Preacher
Birthdate: April 10, 1829
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sneinton, Nottingham, England
Died: August 20

 21 Karl May

Karl May
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Children's writer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 25, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hohenstein-Ernstthal
Died: March 30

 22 Jack Phillips

Jack Phillips
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Wireless telegraphist
Birthdate: April 11, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farncombe, Surrey, England
Died: April 15

 23 Harriet Quimby

Harriet Quimby
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: May 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arcadia, Michigan, U.S.
Died: July 1

 24 Henry Tingle Wilde

Henry Tingle Wilde
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chief mate
Birthdate: September 21, 1872
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: April 15

 25 Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Lawrence Alma-Tadema
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dronrijp, Netherlands
Died: June 25

 26 James Allen

James Allen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: January 12

 27 Jules Massenet

Jules Massenet
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 12, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montaud, France
Died: August 13

 28 Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria

Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: March 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: December 12

 29 James S. Sherman

James S. Sherman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 27th Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: October 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Utica
Died: October 30

 30 Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang
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Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic
Birthdate: March 31, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Selkirk
Died: July 20

 31 Nogi Maresuke

Nogi Maresuke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: December 25, 1849
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edo
Died: September 13

 32 Jacques Futrelle

Jacques Futrelle
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Famous As: American journalist
Birthdate: April 9, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pike County, Georgia, United States
Died: April 15

 33 Ion Luca Caragiale

Ion Luca Caragiale
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: linguist, poet, writer, journalist, playwright
Birthdate: February 1, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: I. L. Caragiale, Dâmbovița
Died: June 9

 34 Homer Lea

Homer Lea
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier and author
Birthdate: November 17, 1876
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: November 11

 35 Archibald Butt

Archibald Butt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: September 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: April 15

 36 William Thomas Stead

William Thomas Stead
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalism
Birthdate: July 5, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 15

 37 Osborne Reynolds

Osborne Reynolds
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: August 23, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast
Died: February 21

 38 James B. Weaver

James B. Weaver
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 12, 1833
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: February 6

 39 George Darwin

George Darwin
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Barrister
Birthdate: July 9, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Down House, Downe, Kent, England
Died: December 7

 40 Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: December 3, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wisbech, England
Died: August 13

 41 Nettie Stevens

Nettie Stevens
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: July 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cavendish, Vermont, United States
Died: May 4

 42 Bolesław Prus

Bolesław Prus
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hrubieszow, Poland
Died: May 19

 43 Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 17, 1845
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: November 26

 44 Robert Bruce Foote

Robert Bruce Foote
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: September 22, 1834
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheltenham,England
Died: December 29

 45 Frédéric Passy

Frédéric Passy
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Famous As: Economist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Birthdate: May 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: June 12

 46 Gerhard Armauer Hansen

Gerhard Armauer Hansen
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: physician
Birthdate: July 29, 1841
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bergen
Died: February 12

 47 Sidney Leslie Goodwin

Sidney Leslie Goodwin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Victim
Birthdate: September 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melksham, Wiltshire, England
Died: April 15

 48 Nicholas of Japan

Nicholas of Japan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: August 13, 1836
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia
Died: February 16

 49 Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria

Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duchess
Birthdate: October 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tegernsee, Germany
Died: October 24

 50 Giovanni Pascoli

Giovanni Pascoli
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 31, 1855
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Mauro Pascoli, Italy
Died: April 6