Famous People Who Died In 1803

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1803. This list includes people like Toussaint Louverture, Samuel Adams, Matthew Thornton, Johann Gottfried Herder, Robert Emmet and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include revolutionaries, poets, philosophers and political leaders who died in 1803. This list includes people from France, United States, Ireland & Germany and many more countries.
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Samuel Adams
(American Political Philosopher and 4th Governor of Massachusetts (1794–1797))
Samuel Adams
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1722
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 2
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Toussaint Louverture
(Leader of the Haitian Revolution)
Toussaint Louverture
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1743
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Dominigue (present day Haiti)
Died: April 7
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Johann Gottfried Herder
(Philosopher, Theologian, Poet, and Literary Critic)
Johann Gottfried Herder
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Birthdate: August 25, 1744
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Morąg, Poland
Died: December 18
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Robert Emmet
(Revolutionary Leader)
Robert Emmet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1778
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 20
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Matthew Thornton
(One of the 56 Signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence in 1776)
Matthew Thornton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1714 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: June 24
Adélaïde Labille-Guiard
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Birthdate: April 11, 1749
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 24
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Franz Xaver Süssmayr
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 22, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwanenstadt, Oberösterreich, Austria
Died: September 17
Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 24
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Gottfried van Swieten
(Austrian diplomat, librarian, and government official who served the Holy Roman Empire during the 18th century)
Gottfried van Swieten
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1733
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: March 29
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William Hamilton
(anthropologist, diplomat, archaeologist, archaeologist)
William Hamilton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1730
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Henley-on-Thames edit 1 reference
Died: April 6
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George Bass
(Former Explorer, Surgeon known as one of the first people to explore the interior of Australia)
George Bass
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 30, 1771
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1803 AD
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Cardinal de Rohan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1734
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16
Jean Francois de Saint-Lambert
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 26, 1716
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: February 9
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Edmund Pendleton
(Politician)
Edmund Pendleton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1721
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caroline County, Virginia, United States
Died: October 23
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Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1724
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Quedlinburg, Holy Roman Empire
Died: March 14
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Vittorio Alfieri
(Dramatist)
Vittorio Alfieri
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1749
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Asti, Italy
Died: October 8
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Nicolas Baudin
(Explorer)
Nicolas Baudin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 17, 1754
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Martin-de-Ré, France
Died: September 16
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Benjamin Edes
(Journalist)
Benjamin Edes
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 14, 1732
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 11
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Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin
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Birthdate: January 18, 1743
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amboise, France
Died: October 14
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Samuel Hopkins
(Theologian)
Samuel Hopkins
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Birthdate: September 17, 1721
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 20
Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1727
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palazzo Ducale di Modena, Modena, Italy
Died: October 14
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La Clairon
(Actress)
La Clairon
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Birthdate: January 25, 1723
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Conde-sur-l’Escaut, France
Died: January 29
Johann Jakob Wilhelm Heinse
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 16, 1746
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Langewiesen, Ilmenau, Germany
Died: June 22
Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1719
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ermsleben, Germany
Died: February 18
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Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
(Former Writer best known for writing the epistolary novel Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) (1782))
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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Birthdate: October 18, 1741
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amiens, France
Died: September 5
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Edward Marcus Despard
(Military Officer)
Edward Marcus Despard
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1751 AD
Birthplace: County Leix, Ireland
Died: February 21
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Gasparo Angiolini
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 9, 1731
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 6
Giovanni Battista Casti
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 29, 1724
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Acquapendente, Italy
Died: February 5
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Marie Dumesnil
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Birthdate: January 2, 1713
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 20
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James Beattie
(Linguist, Poet, Translator, Philosopher, Writer)
James Beattie
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Birthdate: October 25, 1735
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Died: August 18
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Louis I of Etruria
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Birthdate: July 5, 1773
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Piacenza, Italy
Died: May 27
Charles William, Prince of Nassau-Usingen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1735
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Usingen, Germany
Died: May 17
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Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1736
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: England
Died: March 8
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Joseph Galloway
(Politician)
Joseph Galloway
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1731 AD
Birthplace: West River, Maryland, United States
Died: August 10
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James Napper Tandy
(Irish Politician Known For His Role in Attempting to Advance a Republican Insurrection in Ireland With French Assistance)
James Napper Tandy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1739
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 24
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Anders Chydenius
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1729
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sotkamo, Finland
Died: February 1
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Said bin Ahmad
(Imam of Oman (1783-1786))
Said bin Ahmad
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Birthdate: 1741 AD
Birthplace: Sohar, Oman
Died: 1803 AD
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Sylvain Maréchal
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1750
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 18
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Jean-François de La Harpe
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Birthdate: November 20, 1739
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 11