Famous People Who Died In 1819

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1819. This list includes people like James Watt, Kamehameha I, Charles IV of Spain, Abraham Whipple, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include emperors & kings, military leaders, inventors and revolutionaries who died in 1819. This list includes people from United States, Germany, Italy and many more countries.
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James Watt
(Inventor of Steam Engine)
James Watt
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Birthdate: January 19, 1736
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died: August 25
Eighteenth-century Scottish inventor James Watt developed the Newcomen steam engine, by inventing the Watt steam engine, which brough about the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the world. He also co-owned the firm Boulton and Watt and laid down concepts such as horsepower and the watt, the SI unit of power.
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Kamehameha I
(King of Hawaii)
Kamehameha I
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Birthdate: 1758 AD
Birthplace: Kohala, Hawaii
Died: May 8
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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
(Prussian field marshal)
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 16, 1742
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toitenwinkel, Rostock, Germany
Died: September 12
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Oliver Hazard Perry
(Former U.S. naval officer who became a national hero when he defeated a British squadron in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812)
Oliver Hazard Perry
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 23, 1785
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
Died: August 23
 5 
Charles IV of Spain
(Former King of Spain (1788 - 1808))
Charles IV of Spain
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Birthdate: November 11, 1748
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portici, Italy
Died: January 20
Charles IV of Spain reigned as the king of Spain from 1788 to 1808. His reign turned out to be a turning point in the history of Spain for various reasons. His reign is often criticized for allowing Spain to enter a series of unpropitious alliances, which eventually led to his abdication. 
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Daniel Rutherford
(Scottish Physician, Chemist and Botanist Known for the Isolation of Nitrogen)
Daniel Rutherford
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 3, 1749
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: November 15

Best known for discovering nitrogen gas, Scottish chemist Daniel Rutherford was also initially a practicing physician. A skilled botanist, he also taught botany at the University of Edinburgh. His other inventions include the maximum and minimum thermometers. He also co-founded the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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Hannah Van Buren
(Wife of Martin Van Buren)
Hannah Van Buren
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1783
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kinderhook, New , United States
Died: February 5
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Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
(Queen)
Catherine Pavlovna of Russia
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Birthdate: May 10, 1788
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Catherine Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died: January 9

Catherine Pavlovna of Russia was the daughter of Duchess Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg and Tsar Paul I of Russia. Through her marriage with her first cousin Crown Prince William, she became Queen Catharina Pavlovna of Württemberg in 1816 when Prince William became King William I of Württemberg. Catherine died of erysipelas complicated by pneumonia, at the age of 30.

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Thomas Johnson
(Governor)
Thomas Johnson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 4, 1732
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States
Died: October 26
 10 
Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia
(King)
Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia
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Birthdate: May 24, 1751
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: October 6
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Abraham Whipple
(Revolutionary Commander)
Abraham Whipple
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1733
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island
Died: May 27

Abraham Whipple, an American Revolutionary War commander in the Continental Navy is counted among the brave hearts who fought for America’s freedom from British colonial rule. His achievements include attacking and burning the British customs schooner HMS Gaspee, and commanding privateer Game Cock that captured 23 French ships in six months. He was also a founding pioneer of Marietta, Ohio.

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Maria Luisa of Parma
(Queen)
Maria Luisa of Parma
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Birthdate: December 9, 1751
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: January 2

The queen consort of Spain Maria Luisa was the wife of Spanish king Charles IV and the daughter of Duke Philip of Parma. She often served as the muse of Spanish artist Goya. She also started the Order of Queen Maria Luisa to reward noble women. She was later exiled with Charles.

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John Langdon
(politician from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and a Founding Father of the United States)
John Langdon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 26, 1741
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 18
 14 
Public Universal Friend
(American Preacher)
Public Universal Friend
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1752
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cumberland, Rhode Island, United States
Died: July 1

Jemima Wilkinson was an American preacher who later became known as the Public Universal Friend after becoming a genderless evangelist. The Public Universal Friend preached throughout the northeastern US. The Friend's teachings attracted several followers who became part of the Society of Universal Friends.

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Abbe Faria
(Monk, Physician)
Abbe Faria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 31, 1756
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Candolim, Bardez, Goa
Died: September 20
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John Playfair
(Mathematician)
John Playfair
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 10, 1748
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Angus council, United Kingdom
Died: July 20
 17 
Vincenzo Dandolo
(Chemist)
Vincenzo Dandolo
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 22, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: December 12
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Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg-Stolberg
(Poet)
Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg-Stolberg
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 7, 1750
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bramstedt, Germany
Died: December 5
 19 
Gustavus Conyngham
(Naval officer)
Gustavus Conyngham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1747 AD
Birthplace: County Donegal, Ireland
Died: November 27
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Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi
(Philosopher)
Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi
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Birthdate: January 25, 1743
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: March 10
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Francisco Manoel de Nascimento
(Poet)
Francisco Manoel de Nascimento
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 21, 1734
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 25
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Oliver Evans
(Inventor)
Oliver Evans
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Birthdate: September 13, 1755
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newport
Died: April 15
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Bodawpaya
(King)
Bodawpaya
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Birthdate: March 11, 1745
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shwebo, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: June 5
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August von Kotzebue
(Playwright)
August von Kotzebue
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1761
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: March 23
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Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne
(French Lawyer and Former Member of the National Convention)
Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 23, 1756
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: June 3

Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne was a French lawyer and politician of the Revolutionary period. An influential personality, Billaud-Varenne played an important role during the Reign of Terror and is regarded as a key architect of the Reign of Terror. One of the most important members of the Committee of Public Safety, Billaud-Varenne worked with influential figures like Maximilien Robespierre and Georges Danton.

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Mahsuri
(Beautiful woman in all of Langkawi)
Mahsuri
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia
Died: 1819 AD
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Georg Magnus Sprengtporten
(Politician)
Georg Magnus Sprengtporten
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 16, 1740
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gammelbacka, Finland
Died: October 13

Georg Magnus Sprengtporten was a Finland-Swedish politician best remembered as the younger half-brother of Jacob Magnus Sprengtporten. He played an important role during the Seven Years' War where he served as a captain. As he defected to Russia, Georg Magnus Sprengtporten is considered a traitor in Sweden.

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Sophie Blanchard
(Balloonist)
Sophie Blanchard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 25, 1778
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
Died: July 6
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John Wolcot
(Satirist)
John Wolcot
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 9, 1738
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Devon, England
Died: January 14
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André Morellet
(French Economist, Writer, Associate of the Philosophes and Contributor to the Encyclopédie)
André Morellet
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Birthdate: March 7, 1727
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 12

André Morellet was a French economist known for his views on religious tolerance, penal reform, inoculation, and liberty of the press. He advocated for freedom of commerce and sought to bring about reforms to the French political economy. A prolific writer, he made major contributions to the Encyclopédie. He amassed a personal library of over 4,700 titles. 

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Honoré IV
(Prince)
Honoré IV
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 17, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16
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Michel-Louis-Étienne Regnaud de Saint-Jean d'Angély
(Politician)
Michel-Louis-Étienne Regnaud de Saint-Jean d'Angély
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 3, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Fargeau, France
Died: March 11