Famous people died in 1902

Cecil John Rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes

Cecil Rhodes was a politician cum businessman who founded the diamond company De Beers

BritishJuly 5, 1853136 views

Bret Harte

Bret Harte was an American writer, poet and journalist

AmericanAugust 25, 1836127 views

Rudolf Virchow

Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow was a German doctor, anthropologist, pathologist, biologist, writer and politician

GermanOctober 13, 1821206 views

Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast was a German-born American editorial cartoonist known as the "Father of the American Cartoon"

AmericanSeptember 27, 1840115 views

John Wesley Powell

John Wesley Powell was an American explorer, anthropologist, geologist and a soldier

AmericanMarch 24, 1834129 views

Emile Zola

Known for his theories of naturalism, Emile Zola was the most prominent novelist of the 19th century France

FrenchApril 2, 1840116 views

Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and was responsible for awakening India spiritually

IndianJanuary 12, 1863294 views

Lord Acton

Lord Acton was a Catholic historian and politician regarded as one of the most learned Englishmen of his time

GermanJanuary 10, 1834156 views

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a prominent 19th century American women rights and civil rights activist

AmericanNovember 12, 1815129 views