Famous People Who Died In 1914

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1914. This list includes people like John Muir, George Washington Vanderbilt II, Joshua Chamberlain, Ambrose Bierce, Jacob Riis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, inventors and military leaders who died in 1914. This list includes people from United States, Germany, United Kingdom & Austria and many more countries.
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 1 
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
(The person whose assassination sparked the First World War)
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: June 28
 2 
John Muir
(Naturalist)
John Muir
14
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 21, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: December 24
 3 
Ambrose Bierce
(Journalist & Writer, soldier)
Ambrose Bierce
6
Birthdate: June 24, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meigs County, Ohio, United States
Died: December 1
George Washington Vanderbilt II
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Dorp
Died: March 6
 5 
Jacob Riis
(Danish-American Social Reformer & Social Documentary Photographer)
Jacob Riis
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 3, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribe
Died: May 26
 6 
Joshua Chamberlain
(Educator & War Hero)
Joshua Chamberlain
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brewer
Died: February 24
 7 
George Westinghouse
(American Entrepreneur and Engineer Who Invented the ‘Railway Air Brake’)
George Westinghouse
3
Birthdate: October 6, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Central Bridge, New York, United States
Died: March 12
 8 
Mary Fields
(Mail carrier)
Mary Fields
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Hickman County, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1914 AD
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
C. W. Post
(Nutritionist)
C. W. Post
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 26, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: May 9
 10 
George Crum
14
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 15, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saratoga County, New York, United States
Died: July 22
 11 
Carol I of Romania
(King of Romania (1881 – 1914))
Carol I of Romania
3
Birthdate: April 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: October 10
 12 
Pope Pius X
(Head of the Catholic Church from 1903 to 1914)
Pope Pius X
6
Birthdate: June 2, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riese Pio X, Italy
Died: August 20
 13 
Charles Sanders Peirce
(Scientist, Philosopher)
Charles Sanders Peirce
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 19
 14 
Ellen Wilson
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Ellen Wilson
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: August 6
 15 
Bertha von Suttner
(Austrian-Bohemian Pacifist, Novelist and the First Woman to be Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize)
Bertha von Suttner
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Golz-Kinsky Palace, Prague, Czechia
Died: June 21
 16 
Adlai Stevenson I
(23rd Vice President of the United States (1893-97))
Adlai Stevenson I
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 23, 1835
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christian County, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 14
 17 
Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
(Lady-in-waiting, Photographer)
Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg
Died: June 28
 18 
Rube Waddell
(Baseball Player)
Rube Waddell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1
 19 
Richard Warren Sears
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 7, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stewartville, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 28
 20 
Joseph Swan
(Chemist, Physicist, Inventor)
Joseph Swan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 31, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sunderland
Died: May 27
 21 
Jean Jaurès
(Former Member of the Chamber of Deputies of France)
Jean Jaurès
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castres, France
Died: July 31
 22 
Alfred Thayer Mahan
(Naval Officer)
Alfred Thayer Mahan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1840
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
Died: December 1
 23 
Joseph Chamberlain
(Politician)
Joseph Chamberlain
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom
Died: July 2
 24 
Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 30, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanpur, India
Died: November 14
 25 
Charles Martin Hall
2
Birthdate: December 6, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thompson Township, Ohio, United States
Died: December 27
 26 
John Tenniel
(Illustrator)
John Tenniel
0
Birthdate: February 28, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayswater, London, England
Died: February 25
 27 
Theodor Kittelsen
(Artist, illustrator)
Theodor Kittelsen
0
Birthdate: April 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kragerø, Norway
Died: January 21
 28 
Margaret E. Knight
(Inventor, notably of a machine to produce flat-bottomed paper bags)
Margaret E. Knight
0
Birthdate: February 14, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York, Maine, United States
Died: October 12
 29 
Georges Picquart
(Politician, Military personnel)
Georges Picquart
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 19
 30 
Joseph Smith, III
(Religious leader)
Joseph Smith, III
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kirtland, Ohio, United States
Died: December 10
 31 
William Erasmus Darwin
(Charles Darwin's son)
William Erasmus Darwin
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 27, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: 1914 AD
 32 
Georg Trakl
(Expressionist poet known for Der Herbst des Einsamen (The Autumn of The Lonely))
Georg Trakl
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: November 3
 33 
Allen Allensworth
(Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer)
Allen Allensworth
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1842
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky
Died: September 14
 34 
Vinnie Ream
(Sculptor)
Vinnie Ream
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 12
 35 
Jean Monet
(Chemist)
Jean Monet
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 8, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 10
Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Forres, Scotland
Died: January 21
 37 
Maximilian von Spee
(Naval officer)
Maximilian von Spee
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 8
 38 
Koos de la Rey
(Military officer)
Koos de la Rey
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 22, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Doornfontein, Winburg, South Africa
Died: September 15
 39 
Daniel De Leon
(Socialist)
Daniel De Leon
0
Birthdate: December 14, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Curaçao
Died: May 11
 40 
Shibli Nomani
(Former writer known for the founding of the Shibli National College in 1883 and the Darul Mussanifin)
Shibli Nomani
0
Birthdate: June 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: November 18
 41 
August Macke
(German Expressionist Painter Known for His Colorful Landscape Paintings)
August Macke
0
Birthdate: January 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meschede, Germany
Died: September 26
 42 
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austrian Empire
Died: August 27
 43 
John Philip Holland
(Former engineer who developed the first submarine to be formally commissioned by the US Navy, and the first Royal Navy submarine, Holland 1)
John Philip Holland
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Birthdate: 1841 AD
Birthplace: Liscannor, Ireland
Died: August 12
 44 
August Weismann
(Biologist, Zoologist, Geneticist)
August Weismann
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 17, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: November 5
 45 
Henry Gannett
(American Geographer Who is Known as the 'Father of Mapmaking in America')
Henry Gannett
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 24, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bath, Maine, United States
Died: November 5
Charlotte Forten Grimké
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: July 23
 47 
Hakeem Noor-ud-Din
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1841 AD
Birthplace: Punjab region
Died: March 13
 48 
Alain-Fournier
(Best remembered for his classic 1913 novel Le Grand Meaulnes)
Alain-Fournier
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chapelle-d'Angillon, France
Died: September 22
 49 
Silas Weir Mitchell
(American Physician Known for His Discovery of 'Causalgia' And 'Erythromelalgia')
Silas Weir Mitchell
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 15, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 4
Edward Robert Hughes
0
Birthdate: November 5, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: April 23