Famous People Who Died In 1824

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1824. This list includes people like Lord Byron, Louis XVIII of France, Agustín de Iturbide, James Parkinson, Alexander Henry The Elder and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, emperors & kings, novelists and political leaders who died in 1824. This list includes people from England, United States, France & Italy and many more countries.
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Lord Byron
(One of the Greatest English Poets of the 19th Century and a Leading Figure of the Romantic Movement)
Lord Byron
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19

Widely considered one of the greatest British poets of all time, Lord Byron remains influential as his works are widely read even today. He was also one of the most important personalities of the Romantic Movement. He is also known for his role in the Greek War of Independence, for which the Greeks consider him a national hero.

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Louis XVIII of France
(King of France from 1814 to 1824)
Louis XVIII of France
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Birthdate: November 17, 1755
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: September 16

Louis XVIII of France was the king of France from 1814 to 1824, except for the duration of the “Hundred Days” in 1815.  He was the son of Louis, Dauphin of France, and his wife Maria Josepha of Saxony. He ruled for slightly less than a decade. He was not popular as a king.

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Agustín de Iturbide
(Emperor of Mexico (1822 - 1823))
Agustín de Iturbide
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Birthdate: September 27, 1783
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Morelia, Mexico
Died: July 19

Agustín de Iturbide was a Mexican politician and army general who played a key role during the Mexican War of Independence. During the war, Agustín built a successful military and political coalition that brought the entire Mexico City under its control on 27 September 1821, thus playing an important role in gaining independence for Mexico.

 4 
Kamehameha II
(King)
Kamehameha II
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Birthdate: 1797
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii
Died: July 14
 5 
James Parkinson
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 11, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shoreditch
Died: December 21

The man who lent his name to Parkinson’s disease, which he described as paralysis agitans in Essay on the Shaking Palsy, James Parkinson was a leading English surgeon. An avid paleontologist and geologist too, he often collected specimens and fossils. He and his son also offered the first description of appendicitis.

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Anne Catherine Emmerich
(German Catholic Nun Remembered for Her Mystical Visions)
Anne Catherine Emmerich
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coesfeld, Germany
Died: February 9

German Roman Catholic nun Anne Catherine Emmerich was born on a farm and initially failed to join any religious community due to her poor financial conditions. She later received the stigmata and experienced visions of the Virgin Mary and Passion of Jesus. Her visions apparently inspired the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ.

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Pushmataha
(Indian General)
Pushmataha
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1764 AD
Birthplace: Noxubee, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 24
 8 
Charles Pinckney
(Statesman)
Charles Pinckney
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1757
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: October 29
 9 
Charles MacCarthy
(Former Governor of Sierra Leone)
Charles MacCarthy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1764
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: January 21
 10 
Alexander Henry The Elder
(Explorer, Pioneer of British-Canadian Fur Trade)
Alexander Henry The Elder
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1739
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Brunswick
Died: April 4

Alexander Henry The Elder was a fur trader and a partner in the North West Company. He was also a founding member and vice-chairman of the Beaver Club. He took an apprenticeship in business as a young man and ventured into the fur trade. He traveled extensively between different continents and pioneered the British-Canadian fur trade. 

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David Bushnell
(Inventor)
David Bushnell
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Birthdate: August 30, 1740
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Died: 1824 AD
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Thomas Edward Bowdich
(Traveler)
Thomas Edward Bowdich
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1791
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: January 10
 13 
Joseph Joubert
(Philosopher, Essayist, Writer)
Joseph Joubert
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Birthdate: May 7, 1754
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montignac
Died: May 4
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Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
(Princess)
Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1779
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Germany
Died: March 14
 15 
Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
(Writer)
Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
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Birthdate: May 13, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Horringer, England
Died: March 30
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Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca
(Regent)
Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca
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Birthdate: July 6, 1782
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Segovia, Spain
Died: March 13

The daughter of Spanish king Charles IV, Maria Luisa, married Louis, Hereditary Prince of Parma, who was her first cousin, at age 13. While Louis later became the king of Etruria, following his death, Maria acted as a regent to their son. After the dissolution of Etruria, she became the duchess of Lucca.

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Barbara von Krüdener
(Mystic)
Barbara von Krüdener
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1764
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: December 25

German mystic Barbara von Krüdener, born to a wealthy baron and married to a Russian diplomat, renounced her affluent lifestyle to step into the world of spirituality. She converted many, including Tsar Alexander I, and was a key force behind the Holy Alliance of Russia, Austria, and Prussia.

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Ercole Consalvi
(Cardinal)
Ercole Consalvi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 8, 1757
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: January 24
 19 
John Lemprière
(Former Classical scholar, Writer)
John Lemprière
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1765 AD
Birthplace: Jersey
Died: February 1
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Théodore Géricault
(Painter)
Théodore Géricault
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Birthdate: September 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: January 26
 21 
Richard Payne Knight
(Archaeologist)
Richard Payne Knight
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Birthdate: February 11, 1751
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: April 23
 22 
Eugène de Beauharnais
(French Nobleman and Military Commander Who Was Napoleon Bonaparte's Stepson)
Eugène de Beauharnais
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 3, 1781
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 21

French nobleman and military commander Eugène de Beauharnai is known for service at the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. He had also been appointed the Viceroy of Italy under Napoleon I, who was also his stepfather though her mother Joséphine de Beauharnais’s second marriage.

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Lachlan Macquarie
(Army officer)
Lachlan Macquarie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 31, 1762
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ulva, United Kingdom
Died: July 1
 24 
Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany
(Politician)
Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1769
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: June 18
 25 
Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia
(King)
Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia
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Birthdate: July 24, 1759
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Turin, Turin, Italy
Died: January 10
 26 
Jonathan Dayton
(Politician)
Jonathan Dayton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 16, 1760
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Died: October 9
 27 
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
(Painter)
Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
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Birthdate: January 29, 1767
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montargis, France
Died: December 9
 28 
Rufus Putnam
(Military officer)
Rufus Putnam
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 9, 1738
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sutton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 4
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Charles Maturin
(Writer)
Charles Maturin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 30
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Giovanni Battista Viotti
(Violinist)
Giovanni Battista Viotti
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 12, 1755
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fontanetto Po, Italy
Died: March 3
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Rama II
(King)
Rama II
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Birthdate: February 24, 1767
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ratchaburi, Thailand
Died: July 21
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Friedrich August Wolf
(Philologist)
Friedrich August Wolf
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Birthdate: February 15, 1759
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hainrode, Südharz, Germany
Died: August 8
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Maria Theresia von Paradis
(Musician)
Maria Theresia von Paradis
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 15, 1759
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 1
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Maine de Biran
(Philosopher)
Maine de Biran
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Birthdate: November 29, 1766
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergerac, France
Died: July 20
 35 
Jean de Noailles
(General and Chemist)
Jean de Noailles
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 26, 1739
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 20

French nobleman and scientist Jean-Louis-Paul-François de Noailles, 5th Duke of Noailles, a member of Académie des sciences, was a Knight of Golden Fleece. He became Duc d'Ayen following his grandfather's death, and Duc de Noailles following his father's death. He went into self-imposed exile in Switzerland until the Bourbon Restoration and then took the prestigious position of Peer of France.

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Princess Louise of Stolberg-Gedern
(Princess)
Princess Louise of Stolberg-Gedern
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Birthdate: September 20, 1752
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mons, Belgium
Died: January 29
 37 
Susanna Rowson
(Novelist)
Susanna Rowson
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1762 AD
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: March 2
 38 
Sir James Lamb, 1st Baronet
(British author, barrister and Member of Parliament)
Sir James Lamb, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 8, 1752
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gibraltar
Died: October 13
 39 
Jean-Baptiste Drouet
(Politician)
Jean-Baptiste Drouet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1763
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sainte-Menehould, France
Died: April 11
 40 
John Cartwright
(British politician)
John Cartwright
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1740
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marnham, England
Died: September 23

Known as the Father of Reform, John Cartwright made significant parliamentary reforms, which later became part of the People’s Charter. An English naval officer, he had also been part of the Seven Years’ War. He also worked for universal suffrage and, in his later life, invested in crop trials and agricultural improvement.

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Mah Laqa Bai
(Poet)
Mah Laqa Bai
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1768
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: July 31

Born to a courtesan mother in Aurangabad, as Chanda Bibi, Mah Laqa Bai mastered Deccani Kathak. She grew up to be a refined woman, skilled in everything from martial arts to poetry. Remembered for her fine ghazals and Urdu poetry, she was also the courtesan of the Nizam of Hyderabad.

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Louis Marie de La Révellière-Lépeaux
(Political leader)
Louis Marie de La Révellière-Lépeaux
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1753
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montaigu, France
Died: March 24
 43 
Charles-François Lebrun
(Statesman)
Charles-François Lebrun
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1739
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, France
Died: June 16
 44 
Johann Philipp Stadion, Count von Warthausen
(Statesman)
Johann Philipp Stadion, Count von Warthausen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1763
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: May 15
 45 
Charles Pictet de Rochemont
(Swiss Diplomat, Statesman, and Farmer)
Charles Pictet de Rochemont
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1755
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cartigny, Switzerland
Died: December 28
 46 
Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès
(Statesman)
Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 18, 1753
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: March 8