Great scientists like Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, and Louis Pasteur were also born in this century as were the famous writers Charles Dickens, Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, and Emily Bronte. Read on to learn more about the life and works of famous people of the 19th century.
Who was the most famous person in the 19th century?
Six Historical Figures of Nineteenth-Century America
- Dr. Mary Edward Walker. …
- Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most memorable presidents. …
- Clara Barton. As founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton grew to be an educator and nurse. …
- Harriet Beecher Stowe. …
- Thomas Edison. …
- Robert E. Lee.
Who was famous in 1900?
Famous People from 1900-1910
|Thomas Edison||The inventor of the light bulb. Also did the movie “The Great Train,” in 1903.|
|Howard Taft||The successor of Roosevelt who runs for President and win against William Jennings Bryan.|
|Orville Wright||Flies 120 feet in 12 seconds in the first heavier-than-air machine.|
Who was famous in the 1890s?
Important People of the 1890’s
|Fredrick Jackson Turner||Wrote the Fronteir Thesis of American History|
|Benjamin Harrison||President from 1888 to 1892; under his leadership the last of the Indians were subdued|
|William McKinley||President from 1896 to 1904. He led America during the Spanish-American War|
Who is the most famous death?
|Rank||Name||Cause of Death|
|2||Elvis Presley||Heart attack|
|4||Arnold Palmer||Heart disease|