Famous People Who Died In 1914

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.

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 Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: The person whose assassination sparked the First World War
Birthdate: December 18, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: June 28

 2 John Muir

John Muir.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: April 21, 1838
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dunbar
Died: December 24

 3 Rube Waddell

Rube Waddell.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: October 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1

 4 George Washington Vanderbilt II

George Washington Vanderbilt II.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Art Collector
Birthdate: November 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Dorp
Died: March 6

 5 Joshua Chamberlain

Joshua Chamberlain.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Educator & War Hero
Birthdate: September 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brewer
Died: February 24

 6 George Westinghouse

George Westinghouse.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: October 6, 1846
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Central Bridge, New York, United States
Died: March 12

 7 Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce.
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Famous As: Journalist & Writer, soldier
Birthdate: June 24, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meigs County, Ohio, United States
Died: December 1
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 8 C. W. Post

C. W. Post
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nutritionist
Birthdate: October 26, 1854
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: May 9

 9 Pope Pius X

Pope Pius X.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Head of the Catholic Church (1903-1914)
Birthdate: June 2, 1835
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riese Pio X, Italy
Died: August 20

 10 Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg

Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg
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Famous As: Lady-in-waiting
Birthdate: March 1, 1868
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: June 28

 11 Daniel Sickles

Daniel Sickles.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former New York State Senator
Birthdate: October 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 3

 12 Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce.
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Famous As: Scientist, Philosopher
Birthdate: September 10, 1839
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 19

 13 Carol I of Romania

Carol I of Romania
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: April 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sigmaringen, Germany
Died: October 10

 14 Joseph Chamberlain

Joseph Chamberlain
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom
Died: July 2

 15 Mary Fields

Mary Fields
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mail carrier
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Hickman County, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1914 AD
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Alfred Thayer Mahan

Alfred Thayer Mahan.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: September 27, 1840
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
Died: December 1

 17 Adlai Stevenson I

Adlai Stevenson I.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 23rd Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: October 23, 1835
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Christian County
Died: June 14

 18 Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts

Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: September 30, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanpur, India
Died: November 14

 19 Ellen Wilson

Ellen Wilson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: May 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: August 6

 20 Joseph Swan

Joseph Swan
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Physicist, Inventor
Birthdate: October 31, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sunderland
Died: May 27

 21 Jacob Riis

Jacob Riis.
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 3, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribe
Died: May 26

 22 Jean Jaurès

Jean Jaurès
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: September 3, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castres
Died: July 31

 23 Simon Bolivar Buckner

Simon Bolivar Buckner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: April 1, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munfordville, Kentucky, U.S.
Died: January 8

 24 Joseph Smith, III

Joseph Smith, III
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: November 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kirtland, Ohio, United States
Died: December 10

 25 Shibli Nomani

Shibli Nomani
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: June 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Azamgarh
Died: November 18

 26 Maximilian von Spee

Maximilian von Spee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: June 22, 1861
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 8

 27 George Crum

George Crum.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: July 15, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saratoga County, New York, United States
Died: July 22

 28 John Tenniel

John Tenniel
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Famous As: Illustrator
Birthdate: February 28, 1820
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayswater, London, England
Died: February 25

 29 Koos de la Rey

Koos de la Rey
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 22, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Doornfontein, Winburg, South Africa
Died: September 15

 30 Bertha von Suttner

Bertha von Suttner.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Pacifist, First Woman to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize
Birthdate: June 9, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prague, Bohemia, Austrian Empire
Died: June 21

 31 Adna Chaffee

Adna Chaffee.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army General
Birthdate: April 14, 1842
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Orwell, Ohio, United States
Died: November 1

 32 Richard Warren Sears

Richard Warren Sears
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 7, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stewartville, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 28

 33 Alphonse Bertillon

Alphonse Bertillon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Police Officer
Birthdate: April 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 13

 34 John Philip Holland

John Philip Holland
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Famous As: engineer, entrepreneur, inventor, submariner
Birthdate: March 1, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liscannor
Died: August 12

 35 Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 9, 1845
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: March 1

 36 Ovonramwen

Ovonramwen
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Famous As: King of Benin
Birthdate: 1857 AD
Birthplace: Calabar, Nigeria
Died: December 31

 37 Theodor Kittelsen

Theodor Kittelsen
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Famous As: Artist, illustrator
Birthdate: April 27, 1857
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kragerø, Norway
Died: January 21

 38 Jean Monet

Jean Monet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 8, 1867
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 10

 39 Hakeem Noor-ud-Din

Hakeem Noor-ud-Din
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: physician
Birthdate: 1841 AD
Birthplace: Punjab region
Died: March 13

 40 August Macke

August Macke
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Famous As: Expressionist Painter
Birthdate: January 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meschede, Germany
Died: September 26

 41 Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austrian Empire
Died: August 27

 42 Daniel De Leon

Daniel De Leon
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Famous As: Socialist
Birthdate: December 14, 1852
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Curaçao
Died: May 11

 43 Charles Péguy

Charles Péguy
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orléans, France
Died: September 5

 44 Alain-Fournier

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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: French author
Birthdate: October 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Chapelle-d'Angillon
Died: September 22

 45 Edward Robert Hughes

Edward Robert Hughes
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Birthdate: November 5, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London
Died: April 23

 46 Georg Trakl

Georg Trakl
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 3, 1887
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: November 3

 47 Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen

Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke
Birthdate: April 2, 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meiningen, Germany
Died: June 25

 48 August Weismann

August Weismann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Biologist, Zoologist, Geneticist
Birthdate: January 17, 1834
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: November 5

 49 Silas Weir Mitchell

Silas Weir Mitchell
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: February 15, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 4

 50 Margaret E. Knight

Margaret E. Knight
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Famous As: Inventor, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: February 14, 1838
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York
Died: October 12