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
(Businessman)

John Jacob Astor IV
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rhinebeck Village, Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Died: April 15

 2 
Bram Stoker
(Author of Dracula)

Bram Stoker
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20

 3 
Robert Falcon Scott
(Explorer, Naval officer)

Robert Falcon Scott
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: March 29

 4 
Emperor Meiji
(Emperor of Japan (1867-1912))

Emperor Meiji
1
Birthdate: November 3, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Died: July 30
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 
Clara Barton
(Nurse, Founded of the American Red Cross)

Clara Barton
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 12

 6 
Edward Smith
(Captain of the British Passenger Liner 'RMS Titanic', Which Sank on its Maiden Voyage)

Edward Smith
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: April 15

 7 
Joseph Lister
(British Medical Scientist and a Pioneer in the Field of Antiseptic Medicine and Surgery)

Joseph Lister
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Upton House, West Ham, England
Died: February 10
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 8 
Henri Poincare
(French Polymath and Mathematician Known as One of the Founders of the 'Field of Topology')

Henri Poincare
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 17

 9 
Thomas Andrews
(Businessperson, Naval Architect)

Thomas Andrews
6
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Comber, County Down, Ireland
Died: April 15

 10 
August Strindberg
(Father of Modern Swedish Literature)

August Strindberg
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 22, 1849
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 14

 11 
Louis Cyr
(Strongman)

Louis Cyr
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada
Died: November 10
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 
Daniel Burnham
(Architect, Urban Designer)

Daniel Burnham
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 4, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henderson
Died: June 1

 13 
Isidor Straus
(U.S. House Representative from New York (1894-1895))

Isidor Straus
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1845
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Otterberg, Germany
Died: April 15

 14 
Nettie Stevens
(Geneticist)

Nettie Stevens
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cavendish, Vermont, United States
Died: May 4

 15 
Benjamin Guggenheim
(Businesspeople)

Benjamin Guggenheim
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 15

 16 
Ida Straus
(Businessperson)

Ida Straus
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worms, Germany Worms, Germany
Died: April 15

Frederick VIII of Denmark
0
Birthdate: June 3, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: May 14

 18 
Allan Octavian Hume
(Founder of Indian National Congress)

Allan Octavian Hume
0
Birthdate: June 4, 1829
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Mary Cray, Orpington, United Kingdom
Died: July 31

 19 
William Booth
(Founder of the Salvation Army, Preacher)

William Booth
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1829
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sneinton, Nottingham, England
Died: August 20

 20 
Jules Massenet
(Composer)

Jules Massenet
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 12, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montaud, France
Died: August 13

 21 
Archibald Gracie IV
(Historian, Writer, Investor)

Archibald Gracie IV
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: December 4

 22 
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
(Composer, Pianist, Conductor)

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London
Died: September 1

 23 
Andrew Lang
(Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic)

Andrew Lang
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Selkirk
Died: July 20

Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cap-Haïtien, Haiti
Died: April 15

 25 
William McMaster Murdoch
(First Officer of RMS Titanic)

William McMaster Murdoch
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dalbeattie, Scotland
Died: April 15

 26 
Jacques Futrelle
(Journalist and mystery writer, best known for writing short detective stories)

Jacques Futrelle
0
Birthdate: April 9, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pike County, Georgia, United States
Died: April 15

 27 
Lawrence Oates
(British Officer)

Lawrence Oates
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 17, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Putney, London, United Kingdom
Died: March 17

 28 
Ion Luca Caragiale
(Former playwright in Romanian language and literature, as well as one of its most important writers and a leading representative of local humour)

Ion Luca Caragiale
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 30, 1852
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: I. L. Caragiale, Romania
Died: June 9

 29 
Jack Phillips
(Wireless telegraphist)

Jack Phillips
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 11, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farncombe, Surrey, England
Died: April 15

 30 

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

 31 
Bolesław Prus
(Journalist)

Bolesław Prus
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hrubieszow, Poland
Died: May 19

 32 

Arthur MacArthur Jr.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 2, 1845
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 5

 33 
James Allen
(Writer)

James Allen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: January 12

 34 
Karl May
(Former Writer known for his adventure novels set in the Old American West and featuring the characters of Winnetou and Old Shatterhand)

Karl May
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany
Died: March 30

 35 
Lawrence Alma-Tadema
(Former painter of special British denizenship)

Lawrence Alma-Tadema
1
Birthdate: January 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dronrijp, Netherlands
Died: June 25

Wilbur Wright
5
Birthdate: April 16, 1867
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Millville, Indiana
Died: May 30

 37 
Frédéric Passy
(Economist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

Frédéric Passy
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1822
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: June 12

 38 
Henry Sweet
(Linguist, University teacher)

Henry Sweet
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 30

 39 

Sidney Leslie Goodwin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melksham, Wiltshire, England
Died: April 15

 40 
Octavia Hill
(Social Reformer)

Octavia Hill
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 3, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wisbech, England
Died: August 13

 41 
Archibald Butt
(Military Leader)

Archibald Butt
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: April 15

 42 
Thomas Byles
(Priest)

Thomas Byles
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1870
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Died: April 15

 43 
John Harper
(Pastor)

John Harper
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: April 15

 44 

Richard Norman Shaw
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 7, 1831
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 17

 45 

Nicholas of Japan
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1836
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia
Died: February 16

Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria
1
Birthdate: March 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: December 12

 47 
George Darwin
(Barrister)

George Darwin
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 9, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Down House, Downe, Kent, England
Died: December 7

 48 
James B. Weaver
(Politician)

James B. Weaver
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1833
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: February 6

 49 
Homer Lea
(Soldier and author)

Homer Lea
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 17, 1876
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: November 11

 50 

Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hastings, Sussex, England
Died: January 7