Famous People Who Died In 1807

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1807. This list includes people like John Newton, Joseph Brant, Angelica Kauffman, Oliver Ellsworth, Pasquale Paoli and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, artists and diplomats who died in 1807. This list includes people from England, United States, Germany & France and many more countries.
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John Newton
(British Sailor and Anglican Clergyman)
John Newton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1725
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wapping, London
Died: December 21

John Newton was an English Anglican cleric. As a young man, he was forcefully recruited into the navy and worked on slave ships in the slave trade for several years. He later converted to Christianity, following which he denounced slavery and became an abolitionist. He was then ordained as a Church of England cleric. 

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Angelica Kauffman
(Swiss Neoclassical Painter and One of 18th-Century Europe’s Most Famous Portraitists)
Angelica Kauffman
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Birthdate: October 30, 1741
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chur, Switzerland
Died: November 5

One of the two women founder members of London’s Royal Academy, Angelica Kauffman was born to a painter father in Switzerland and was quite a prodigy, who mastered several languages and the arts of music and painting quite quickly. The history painter is best remembered for her landscapes and portraits.

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Joseph Brant
(Military leader)
Joseph Brant
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1743
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ohio Country
Died: November 24
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Adrienne de La Fayette
(Daughter of Jean de Noailles)
Adrienne de La Fayette
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hôtel de Noailles, Paris, Kingdom of France
Died: December 24
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Oliver Ellsworth
(Judge)
Oliver Ellsworth
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 29, 1745
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut, United States
Died: November 26
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Napoleon Charles Bonaparte
(Son of Louis Bonaparte)
Napoleon Charles Bonaparte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 5
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Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey
(Military General)
Charles Grey, 1st Earl Grey
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 23, 1729
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Howick, England
Died: November 14
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Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau
(General)
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 1, 1725
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vendôme, France
Died: May 30
 9 
Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm
(German-born Journalist, Diplomat, and Art Critic)
Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm
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Birthdate: December 26, 1723
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany
Died: December 19
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Magtymguly Pyragy
(Poet)
Magtymguly Pyragy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 18, 1733
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hajji Qushan, Khorasan, Safavid Iran
Died: 1807 AD

Magtymguly Pyragy was a Turkmen spiritual leader, philosophical poet, and Sufi. He was a wide traveler who had traveled through the territories of present-day Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan. He worked as a silversmith to make a living and wrote poetry in his leisure time. He is considered to be the most famous figure in Turkmen literary history. 

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Sophie von La Roche
(Writer)
Sophie von La Roche
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1730
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kaufbeuren, Germany
Died: February 18
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Elizabeth Sugrue
(Executioner)
Elizabeth Sugrue
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1740 AD
Birthplace: County Kerry, Ireland
Died: 1807 AD
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Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
(Composer)
Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1739
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Germany
Died: April 10
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Pasquale Paoli
(President Of Corsica From 1755 To 1769)
Pasquale Paoli
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 6, 1725
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Morosaglia, Corsica
Died: February 5
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George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend
(Military officer, Politician)
George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 28, 1724
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 14
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Edward Greene Malbone
(Painter)
Edward Greene Malbone
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Birthdate: 1777 AD
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: May 7
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Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily
(Empress)
Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Naples, Naples, Italy
Died: April 13

Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily lost 8 of her 16 siblings to smallpox in infancy. The eldest child of King Ferdinand IV & III of Naples and Sicily, Maria was also the niece of the infamous French queen Marie Antoinette. A patron of Viennese music, she loved masquerades and balls.

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John Opie
(Painter)
John Opie
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Birthdate: May 16, 1761
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trevellas, England
Died: April 9
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Niel Gow
(Violinist)
Niel Gow
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 22, 1727
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Inver, Scotland
Died: March 1
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Nikolai Rezanov
(Statesman)
Nikolai Rezanov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1764
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 1
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David Roentgen
(Cabinetmaker)
David Roentgen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1743
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Herrnhaag
Died: February 12
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Ralph Payne, 1st Baron Lavington
(Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Leeward Islands)
Ralph Payne, 1st Baron Lavington
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 19, 1739
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: August 3
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Ferdinand Berthoud
(Scientist)
Ferdinand Berthoud
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 18, 1727
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: June 20
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Mikhail Kheraskov
(Poet)
Mikhail Kheraskov
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1733
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pereiaslav, Ukraine
Died: October 9
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Jean-Étienne-Marie Portalis
(Jurist)
Jean-Étienne-Marie Portalis
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 1, 1746
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Le Beausset, France
Died: August 25
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Edward Preble
(Naval commander)
Edward Preble
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1761
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Died: August 25
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Dietrich Heinrich von Bülow
(Soldier)
Dietrich Heinrich von Bülow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1757 AD
Birthplace: Falkenberg, Germany
Died: 1807 AD
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Johannes Nikolaus Tetens
(Philosopher)
Johannes Nikolaus Tetens
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Birthdate: September 16, 1736
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tetenbüll, Germany
Died: August 17
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John Frere
(Antiquary)
John Frere
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Birthdate: August 10, 1740
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roydon Hall, England
Died: July 12
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Francisco Luis Héctor de Carondelet, 5th Baron of Carondelet
(Administrator)
Francisco Luis Héctor de Carondelet, 5th Baron of Carondelet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1748
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Noyelles-sur-Selle, France
Died: August 10
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Jérôme Lalande
(Astronomer)
Jérôme Lalande
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 11, 1732
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Died: April 4

Jérôme Lalande was a French astronomer, freemason, and writer. His parents wanted him to study law, but he became a disciple of astronomer Joseph-Nicholas Delisle instead. He went on to have a brilliant career as an astronomer and was awarded the Lalande Prize by the French Academy of Sciences. His daughter Marie-Jeanne de Lalande also became an astronomer. 

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Henry Benedict Stuart
(Cardinal)
Henry Benedict Stuart
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1725
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palazzo Muti, Rome, Italy
Died: July 13
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Franciszek Dionizy Kniaźnin
(Polish Poet, Playwright and Translator)
Franciszek Dionizy Kniaźnin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1750
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus
Died: August 25

One of the court poets of the Czartoryski family, Franciszek Dionizy Kniaźnin wrote everything from lyric and love poems to plays and religious verses. He was also inspired by Belarusian folklore. One of this best-known works remains the poem Bugle Call to the Third of May.