Famous people died in 1889

    Antonio Meucci

    Antonio Meucci

    Antonio Meucci was one of the renowned scientists of the 18th century who is credited with many inventions like Hygrometer

    ItalianApril 13, 1808114 views

    Ignacy Domeyko

    Ignacy Domeyko was a scientist and educator of international repute, renowned for his contribution to the field of geology and mining

    PolishJuly 31, 1802114 views

    Adolf von Henselt

    Adolf von Henselt was a German composer and pianist, considered to be one of the greatest virtuosos of his time

    GermanMay 12, 1814131 views

    James Prescott Joule

    James Prescott Joule was an English physicist, who studied the nature of heat, and discovered its relationship to mechanical work

    BritishDecember 24, 1818109 views

    Amy Levy

    Amy Levy was a British poetess and novelist, one of the most remembered authors of the Victorian era

    BritishNovember 10, 1861109 views

    John Bright

    John Bright was a British Liberal politician

    BritishNovember 16, 1811104 views

    Robert Browning

    Robert Browning was a famous English poet and playwright

    BritishMay 7, 1812154 views

    Maria Mitchell

    Maria Mitchell was the first professional female astronomer in the United States

    AmericanAugust 1, 1818229 views

    Jefferson Davis

    Jefferson Finis Davis was a renowned American politician, known as the only President of the Confederate States of America

    AmericanJune 3, 1808115 views