Famous People Who Died In 1806

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1806. This list includes people like William Pitt the Younger, Benjamin Banneker, John Graves Simcoe, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, George Wythe and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, soldiers and physicists who died in 1806. This list includes people from England, France, United States and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Benjamin Banneker
(Compiler of Almanacs)

Benjamin Banneker
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 9, 1731
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore County
Died: October 9

 2 
John Graves Simcoe
(British Army General Who Founded the City of Toronto and Abolished Slavery in Canada)

John Graves Simcoe
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1752
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cotterstock, Oundle, England
Died: October 26

 3 
Jean-Jacques Dessalines
(Haitian General)

Jean-Jacques Dessalines
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Birthdate: September 20, 1758
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guinea
Died: August 17

 4 
Mungo Park
(Explorer)

Mungo Park
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 11, 1771
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died: July 19

 5 
Charles Augustin De Coulomb
(Physicist, Eponymous discoverer of Coulomb's law)

Charles Augustin De Coulomb
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 14, 1736
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Angoulême, France
Died: August 23

 6 
Henry Knox
(Former United States Secretary of War)

Henry Knox
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 25, 1750
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 25

 7 
Shah Alam II
(Emperor)

Shah Alam II
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Birthdate: June 25, 1728
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: November 19
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 8 
William Pitt the Younger
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1783-1801, 1804-06))

William Pitt the Younger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1759
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hayes, Bromley, England
Died: January 23

 9 
Horatio Gates
(Army General)

Horatio Gates
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 26, 1727
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maldon, England
Died: April 10

 10 

Jean-Honore Fragonard
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Birthdate: April 5, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grasse, France
Died: August 22

 11 
Michael Haydn
(Composer of the Classical period, the younger brother of Joseph Haydn)

Michael Haydn
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1737
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rohrau, Austria
Died: August 10

William V, Prince of Orange
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: March 8, 1748
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: April 9

 13 
George Wythe
(Attorney General of Virginia (1766-67, 1754-55))

George Wythe
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 3, 1726
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia, United States
Died: June 8

 14 
Robert Morris
(Politician)

Robert Morris
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 20, 1734
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: May 8

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 22, 1735
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: December 29

Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 9, 1735
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Died: November 10

Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 14, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Caserta, Caserta, Italy
Died: May 21

 18 

Claude Nicolas Ledoux
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1736
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dormans, France
Died: November 18

 19 
Timothy Dexter
(Businessman)

Timothy Dexter
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 22, 1747
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 23

 20 

Elizabeth Carter
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1717
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Deal, England
Died: February 19

 21 
Carlo Gozzi
(Playwright)

Carlo Gozzi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1720
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: April 4

 22 
Jayi Rajaguru
(Activist)

Jayi Rajaguru
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 29, 1739
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Puri, Odisha, India
Died: December 6

 23 
Fra Diavolo
(Guerrilla leader)

Fra Diavolo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1771
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Itri, Italy
Died: November 11

 24 
Isaac Backus
(Preacher)

Isaac Backus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1724
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: November 20

 25 

Pierre-Charles Villeneuve
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1763
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Valensole, France
Died: April 22

 26 

José Clavijo y Fajardo
1
Birthdate: March 19, 1726
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Teguise, Spain
Died: November 3

 27 
Utamaro
(painter)

Utamaro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1753 AD
Birthplace: Edo
Died: 1806 AD

 28 
Charles James Fox
(Politician)

Charles James Fox
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1749
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Westminster, England
Died: September 13

George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 14, 1737
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lissanoure, Loughguile, Ballymoney, County Antrim Ireland
Died: May 31

 30 
Robert Gray
(Explorer)

Robert Gray
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 10, 1755
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tiverton, Rhode Island, United States
Died: June 30

Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este
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Birthdate: June 1, 1754
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
Died: December 24

 32 

Mathurin Jacques Brisson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 30, 1723
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fontenay-le-Comte, France
Died: June 23

 33 

Charlotte Smith
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1749
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 24

 34 
John Breckinridge
(American politician)

John Breckinridge
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 2, 1760
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia
Died: December 14

 35 

Nicolas Leblanc
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 6, 1742
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Issoudun, France
Died: January 16

 36 

Nicolas-Edme Restif
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sacy, France
Died: February 3

 37 
Boisrond-Tonnerre
(Writer, Historian)

Boisrond-Tonnerre
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 6, 1776
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Torbeck, Haiti
Died: October 24

 38 
George Stubbs
(painter, non-fiction writer)

George Stubbs
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Birthdate: August 24, 1724
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: July 10

 39 

Vicente Martín y Soler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 2, 1754
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
Died: January 30

 40 
Thomas Sheraton
(Furniture designer)

Thomas Sheraton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1751 AD
Birthplace: Stockton-on-Tees, England
Died: October 22

 41 
Maximilian Anton Karl, Count Baillet de Latour
(General during the French Revolutionary Wars)

Maximilian Anton Karl, Count Baillet de Latour
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1737
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Virton, Belgium
Died: July 22

Johann Christoph Adelung
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Birthdate: August 8, 1732
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Spantekow bei Anklam, Germany
Died: September 10

 43 

Samuil Micu-Klein
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Birthdate: August 8, 1732, 1745
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Romania
Died: May 13

 44 
Adam Laxman
(Former military officer who was one of the first subjects of Imperial Russia to set foot in Japan)

Adam Laxman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1766 AD
Birthplace: Russia
Died: 1806 AD

 45 
Michel Adanson
(Botanist)

Michel Adanson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 7, 1727
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: August 3

 46 
Henry Holland
(Architect)

Henry Holland
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 20, 1745
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 17

 47 
Gim Hongdo
(Painter)

Gim Hongdo
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Birthdate: 1745 AD
Birthplace: Korea
Died: 1806 AD

Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 27, 1733
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sulz, Germany
Died: November 11

Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 9, 1731
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bracon Ash, England
Died: September 12

 50 
Eugenios Voulgaris
(Theologian)

Eugenios Voulgaris
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 10, 1716
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Corfu, Greece
Died: June 12