Famous people died in 1887

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind was a Swedish opera singer often called the "Swedish Nightingale"

SwedishOctober 6, 1820227 views

Fran Levstik

Fran Levstik was a Slovenian poet, playwright, political activist and a critic, one of the most acclaimed writers of the 19th century.

Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix was an American social reformer who worked for the betterment of the life of the insane

AmericanApril 4, 1802155 views

Gustav Kirchhoff

Gustav Kirchhoff was a German physicist who made major contributions to the fields of thermochemistry and electrical circuits

GermanMarch 12, 1824105 views

Aleksandr Borodin

Aleksandr Borodin was a prodigal Russian music composer and scientist

RussianNovember 12, 1833235 views

Friedrich von Amerling

Friedrich von Amerling was one of the great and renowned Austro-Hungarian portrait painters of the 19th century

AustrianApril 14, 1803136 views

Ike Clanton

Ike Clanton was an American outlaw

American1847136 views

Doc Holliday

John Henry Holliday, better known as Doc Holliday, was a legendry gambler and gunfighter

AmericanAugust 14, 1851334 views

Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher was an American clergyman and influential social reformer, who staunchly supported abolition of slavery

AmericanJune 24, 1813144 views