Famous People Who Died In 1810

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1810. This list includes people like Henry Cavendish, Benjamin Lincoln, Mir Taqi Mir, Axel von Fersen the Younger, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, diplomats, physicists and bankers who died in 1810. This list includes people from England, Germany, United States & France and many more countries.
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Henry Cavendish
(English Scientist Who Discovered Hydrogen)
Henry Cavendish
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Birthdate: October 10, 1731
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: February 24

English natural philosopher, scientist, and a prominent experimental and theoretical physicist and chemist Henry Cavendish is best-remembered for his discovery of hydrogen and his Cavendish experiment. He first recognized that hydrogen, which he termed inflammable air, is a discrete substance which produces water on combustion. He conducted the Cavendish experiment to measure and produce a value for Earth’s density.

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Axel von Fersen the Younger
(Swedish Count Who Served as the Minister to the King of France from 1790 to 1793)
Axel von Fersen the Younger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 4, 1755
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: June 20

Axel von Fersen the Younger was a Swedish count who served as the Minister to the King of France from 1790 to 1793. He also served as the Minister to the Emperor of Austria in 1791. A diplomat and statesman, Axel von Fersen the Younger earned the friendship of Marie Antoinette Josèphe Jeanne through his diplomacy.

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Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
(Aviator)
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1740
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annonay, France
Died: June 26

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier was a French aviation pioneer and balloonist. Along with his brother Jacques-Étienne, he invented the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon and launched the first confirmed piloted ascent by man in 1783. The first ascent carried Jacques-Étienne. The innovative brothers also invented a process to manufacture transparent paper. Joseph invented the self-acting hydraulic ram as well. 

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Benjamin Lincoln
(1st United States Secretary of War)
Benjamin Lincoln
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1733
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 9

Part of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, Benjamin Lincoln had worked on his family farm before joining the army. After he and his 7,000 men surrendered in Charleston, he was freed in a prisoner exchange program and later became the lieutenant governor of Massachusetts.

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Chevalier d'Éon
(French Diplomat and Spy)
Chevalier d'Éon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 5, 1728
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tonnere, France
Died: May 21

Chevalier d'Éon not just fought for France in the Seven Years' War but was also a spy. Interestingly, he led the first half of his life as a man and the second half as a woman. In his unpublished memoir, he claimed he was a woman raised as a man.

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Johann Zoffany
(Painter)
Johann Zoffany
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Birthdate: March 13, 1733
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: November 11
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Jean-Georges Noverre
(French Dancer, Balletmaster and the Creator of 'Ballet D’Action')
Jean-Georges Noverre
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 29, 1727
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19

Jean-Georges Noverre was a French balletmaster and dancer. It is widely believed that he created ballet d'action, a predecessor of the story ballet of the 19th century. Noverre's works continue to inspire and influence several ballet dancers around the world. Such was his contribution to ballet that Jean-Georges Noverre's birthday is celebrated as International Dance Day.

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William Cushing
(Jurist)
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 1, 1732
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scituate, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13
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Mir Taqi Mir
(Urdu Poet)
Mir Taqi Mir
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1723
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: September 20

Mir Taqi Mir was an Indian poet who lived during the 18th century. He is credited with shaping the Urdu language and is remembered as one of the most important poets of the Urdu language. Mir Taqi Mir's life and career inspired the 2016 Pakistani biographical film Mah e Mir, in which Mir is played by Pakistani actor Fahad Mustafa.

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Philipp Otto Runge
(Painter)
Philipp Otto Runge
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Birthdate: July 23, 1777
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wolgast
Died: December 2
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John Laurance
(Politician)
John Laurance
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 2, 1750
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: November 11
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Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet
(Banker)
Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 18, 1740
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Exeter, England
Died: September 11
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Alfred Moore
(Judge)
Alfred Moore
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 21, 1755
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States
Died: October 15
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Andrianampoinimerina
(King of Imerina)
Andrianampoinimerina
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Birthdate: 1745 AD
Birthplace: Madagascar, Madagascar
Died: 1810 AD
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Tomás Antônio Gonzaga
(Brazilian Poet)
Tomás Antônio Gonzaga
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1744
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: 1810 AD

Tomás Antônio Gonzaga was a Brazilian poet who also served as the ombudsman and the ouvidor of the city of Ouro Preto. His life and career have been featured in many Brazilian films and telenovels. Popular actors like Eduardo Galvão, Luiz Linhares, and Gianfrancesco Guarnieri have played Tomás Antônio Gonzaga on-screen.

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Andreas Hofer
(Tyrolean Rebellion)
Andreas Hofer
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1767
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Leonhard in Passeier, Italy
Died: February 20
Andreas Hofer, a Tyrolean innkeeper and drover, became Tyrolean Rebellion leader against the revolutionary Napoleonic invasion during the War of the Fifth Coalition. Still venerated as a folk hero, freedom fighter, and Austrian patriot, Hofer was captured near his home and executed by a firing squad in 1810. His biopic, Andreas Hofer, a German silent film, was made in 1929.
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Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
(Queen of Prussia and the wife of King Frederick William III)
Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
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Birthdate: March 10, 1776
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: July 19
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Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood
(Politician, Officer)
Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1748
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne
Died: March 7

Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood was a legendary British naval commander known for his heroics at the Battle of Trafalgar. He had been sailing since age 12 and was second in command to Lord Nelson at Trafalgar. His exploits earned him the title of Baron and an annual pension £2,000.

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Charles Brockden Brown
(Novelist)
Charles Brockden Brown
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 17, 1771
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22
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Luigi Lanzi
(Art historian, Archaeologist)
Luigi Lanzi
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Birthdate: June 14, 1732
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Treia, Italy
Died: March 30
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Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova
(Political figure)
Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1743
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 15
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John Hoppner
(Painter)
John Hoppner
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Birthdate: April 4, 1758
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitechapel, London, England
Died: January 23
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Marie Josephine of Savoy
(Princess)
Marie Josephine of Savoy
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Birthdate: September 2, 1753
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: November 13

Marie Josephine of Savoy became the countess of Provence through her marriage to future French king Louis XVIII. Disliked by her sister-in-law, Marie Antoinette, she became the target of rumors stating Louis avoided her in bed. Unfortunately, she died before her husband became the king, and thus couldn’t become the queen of France.

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Richard Cecil
(Priest)
Richard Cecil
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 8, 1748
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 15
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Johann Wilhelm Ritter
(Physicist, University teacher)
Johann Wilhelm Ritter
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 16, 1776
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Silesia
Died: January 23
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Philipp, count von Cobenzl
(Statesman)
Philipp, count von Cobenzl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 28, 1741
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: August 30
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Nachman of Breslov
(Rabbi)
Nachman of Breslov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 4, 1772
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Międzybóż, Kingdom of Poland
Died: October 16

Nachman of Breslov was a Polish Rabbi best remembered as the founder of the famous Breslov Hasidic movement. He managed to revive the Hasidic movement by merging in-depth Torah scholarship with the esoteric secrets of Judaism. Nachman of Breslov attracted thousands of followers and his influence continues even today through several Hasidic movements like Breslov Hasidism.

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François Cabarrus
(French Spanish Adventurer and Financier)
François Cabarrus
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 15, 1752
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: April 27
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Giovanni Battista Caprara
(Diplomat)
Giovanni Battista Caprara
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1733
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: June 21
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Adam Weisweiler
(Cabinetmaker)
Adam Weisweiler
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Birthdate: 1750 AD
Birthplace: Korschenbroich, Germany
Died: 1810 AD