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Celebrity Deaths 1850-1899

Paying tribute to the famous people we've lost from 1850-1899 – in memoriam
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Last updated: November 25, 2021
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The author of Frankenstein
1851
Mary Shelley
Inventor of the raised-point writing system for the blind
1852
Louis Braille
Author of Jane Eyre
1855
Charlotte Brontë
Beloved husband of Queen Victoria
1862
Prince Albert
Confederate general nicknamed "Stonewall"
1863
Thomas J. Jackson
US president who issued the Emancipation Proclamation
1867
Abraham Lincoln
Inventor of the first dynamo
1867
Michael Faraday
The author of Oliver Twist
1870
Charles Dickens
The author of The Three Musketeers
1870
Alexandre Dumas
Leader of Confederate armies in the Civil War
1870
Robert E. Lee
Explorer of Africa who met with Henry Stanley
1873
David Livingstone
US army commander killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn
1876
George Armstrong Custer
The frontiersman shot from behind in Deadwood
1876
"Wild Bill" Hickok
Baby-faced outlaw of the American West
1881
Billy the Kid
The author of Crime and Punishment
1881
Fyodor Dostoevsky
The naturalist who came up with the theory of evolution
1882
Charles Darwin
Famous desperado of the old American west
1882
Jesse James
Founder of modern communism
1883
Karl Marx
German composer of Der Ring des Nibelungen
1883
Richard Wagner
The author of Les Misérables
1885
Victor Hugo
Romantic composer known for his Hungarian Rhapsodies
1886
Franz Liszt
The gambler who fought with the Earps at the O.K. Corral
1887
Doc Holliday
The author of Little Women
1888
Louisa May Alcott
President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War
1889
Jefferson Davis
The Lakota chief who beat General Custer at Little Bighorn
1890
Sitting Bull
The marvelous painter who cut off his own earlobe
1890
Vincent Van Gogh
The Russian composer who wrote The Nutcracker
1893
Piotr Tchaikovsky
The author of Treasure Island
1894
Robert Louis Stevenson
Inventor of dynamite
1896
Alfred Nobel
The author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
1898
Lewis Carroll
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