Famous People Who Died In 1825

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1825. This list includes people like Jacques-Louis David, Eli Whitney, Daniel D. Tompkins, Jean Paul, Alexander I of Russia and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, artists and emperors & kings who died in 1825. This list includes people from United States, France, England and many more countries.
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Eli Whitney
(American inventor)
Eli Whitney
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Birthdate: December 8, 1765
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westborough
Died: January 8
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Antonio Salieri
(Italian Classical Composer, Conductor, and Teacher)
Antonio Salieri
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 18, 1750
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Legnago, Italy
Died: May 7

Antonio Salieri was an Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher considered a key figure in the development of late 18th-century opera. He was a protégé of eminent composer Christoph Willibald Gluck. For several years, he served as the director of the Italian opera by the Habsburg court. His works were performed widely across Europe during his lifetime. 

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Alexander I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia from 1801 to 1825)
Alexander I of Russia
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Birthdate: December 23, 1777
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 1

Alexander I was the emperor of Russia and the eldest son of Paul I. While he was initially a friend of Napoleon Bonaparte, he later joined hands with his opponents to defeat him. He was also part of the Congress of Vienna and later contributed to the formation of the Holy Alliance.

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Jacques-Louis David
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Birthdate: August 30, 1748
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 29

Jacques-Louis David was a French painter. Widely regarded as the greatest painter of the Neoclassical era, David's works had a strong influence in France in the early-19th century. His works are often linked to the birth of Romanticism. Many of his pupils, such as Antoine-Jean Gros and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, went on to become successful and popular painters.

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Pierre Charles L'Enfant
(French-American Military Engineer Who Designed the Basic Plan for Washington, D.C.)
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 2, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 14
Born to a famous French painter in Paris, Pierre Charles L'Enfant later joined the rebels in American Revolutionary War. While working as a military engineer in the U.S., he changed his name from Pierre to Peter. He was hired by George Washington to design the L'Enfant Plan for establishing Washington D.C.
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Henry Fuseli
(Swiss Painter Whose Paintings are Among the Most Dramatic, Original, and Sensual Works of His Time)
Henry Fuseli
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Birthdate: February 7, 1741
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: April 17

Swiss artist Henry Fuseli is remembered for the drama and sensuality showcased in his paintings. Though born to a landscape and portrait painter, he was initially taught theology. After leaving the country due to political risks, he made it to Britain and Italy. He later contributed to the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery.

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James Wilkinson
(American Soldier and 1st Governor of Louisiana Territory (1805 - 1807))
James Wilkinson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 24, 1757
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland, United States
Died: December 28

James Wilkinson served the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and also revealed Aaron Burr’s conspiracy to the U.S. government. While he worked against the Spanish people as part of the U.S. army, he was later revealed to be a Spanish spy, also known as Number Thirteen.

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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
(Statesman)
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1746
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 16
 9 
Pauline Bonaparte
(Noblewoman)
Pauline Bonaparte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 20, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maison Bonaparte, France
Died: June 9
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Maha Bandula
(Burmese Military Leader Who Played an Important Role in the 'First Anglo-Burmese War')
Maha Bandula
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1782
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dabayin, Burma
Died: April 1

Maha Bandula was a military leader best remembered for his association with the Royal Burmese Armed Forces, where he served as the  commander-in-chief from 1821 until his demise in 1825. He played an important role in the First Anglo-Burmese War. Maha Bandula is widely regarded as a national hero for his resistance against the British.

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Thomas Macdonough
(Naval officer)
Thomas Macdonough
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Trap, Delaware
Died: November 10
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William Hull
(United States General)
William Hull
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 24, 1753
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Derby, Connecticut, United States
Died: November 29
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Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
(King)
Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
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Birthdate: January 12, 1751
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Naples, Naples, Italy
Died: January 4
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Mikhail Miloradovich
(Governor General of Saint Petersburg)
Mikhail Miloradovich
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 12, 1771
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 27
 15 
Ann Bailey
(American Revolutionary Who Served in the Fights of the 'American Revolutionary War' and the 'Northwest Indian War')
Ann Bailey
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1742 AD
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 22

A legend during the American Revolutionary War, Ann Bailey was a British-born American woman, who took up arms to become a frontier scout, messenger and spy. She became a heroine when during the seize of Fort Lee, she made a hundred miles single-person ride through host of besiegers and forestland to get powder supply and thus saved the Clendenin's Settlement.

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Bernard Germain de Lacépède
(French Naturalist Known for Continuing Comte de Buffon's Encyclopaedic Collection 'Histoire Naturelle')
Bernard Germain de Lacépède
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Birthdate: December 26, 1756
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agen, France
Died: October 6

French naturalist Bernard Germain de Lacépède is best known for his contribution to fellow French naturalist Comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle. He enriched the world’s knowledge of fishes and reptiles. Following the rise of Napoleon, Lacépède joined the French Senate and later became a minister of Bourbon state.

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Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck
(Jurist)
Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1761
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Deventer, Netherlands
Died: February 15
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Maximilien Sébastien Foy
(Military Leader)
Maximilien Sébastien Foy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ham, France
Died: November 28
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Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria
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Birthdate: May 27, 1756
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Schwetzingen
Died: October 13
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Barbara Krafft
(Painter)
Barbara Krafft
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Birthdate: April 1, 1764
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jihlava, Czechia
Died: September 28
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Vladimir Borovikovsky
(Russian Portrait Painter)
Vladimir Borovikovsky
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Birthdate: August 4, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Myrhorod, Ukraine
Died: April 18

The son of a painter father, Vladimir Borovikovsky grew up to be a master of ecclesiastic painting and portraits. He was patronized by Empress Catherine II and commissioned to decorate her palace with his works. A 1794 portrait of the empress, drawn by him, was the first instance of sentimentalism in painting.

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Lady Anne Barnard
(Scottish Travel Writer, Artist and Socialite)
Lady Anne Barnard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 12, 1750
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Balcarres House, Fife, Scotland
Died: May 6

Lady Anne Barnard was a Scottish socialite, artist, and travel writer. She is best remembered for her five-year stay in Cape Town, during which she wrote a series of letters to Viscount Melville. Her letters became a prominent source of information about social life in South Africa at the time. She is also remembered for her ballad Auld Robin Gray.

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Mason Locke Weems
(Author)
Mason Locke Weems
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 11, 1759
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States
Died: May 23
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Jean Paul
(German Romantic Writer Best Known for His Humorous Novels and Stories)
Jean Paul
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 21, 1763
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wunsiedel, Germany
Died: November 14

Jean Paul was a German writer best remembered for his humorous stories and novels. While many of his fans hold him in high regard, his critics treat his work with indifference. Due to such a disparity, Paul holds an unusual position in German literary history. Robert Schumann admired Jean Paul's works, which served as an inspiration to the former's Papillons

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Henri de Saint-Simon
(French Political, Economic and Socialist Theorist and and One of the Chief Founders of Christian Socialism)
Henri de Saint-Simon
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Birthdate: October 17, 1760
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 19

Henri de Saint-Simon was a French political, economic, and socialist theorist and businessman. His ideology was the inspiration behind the political and economic movement known as Saint-Simonianism. He left a major influence in the fields of politics, economics, sociology, and philosophy of science. His ideas also inspired and influenced the concept of utopian socialism.  

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Daniel D. Tompkins
(Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A)
Daniel D. Tompkins
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1774
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scarsdale
Died: June 11
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Vivant Denon
(Artist)
Vivant Denon
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Birthdate: January 4, 1747
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Died: April 27
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Utagawa Toyokuni
(Japanese Artist)
Utagawa Toyokuni
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Birthdate: 1769 AD
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: February 24

One of the best-known ukiyo-e wood-block printers, Utagawa Toyokuni was the son of a puppet maker and grew up to be one of the leaders of the Utagawa school of Japanese art. He specialized in nishiki-e prints such as Portraits of Actors in Their Various Roles and also often drew women.

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George Dance, the Younger
(Architect)
George Dance, the Younger
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 1, 1741
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chiswell Street, London, England
Died: January 14
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Ludwig Fischer
(Opera Singer)
Ludwig Fischer
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 18, 1745
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: July 10
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Laskarina Bouboulina
(Naval commander)
Laskarina Bouboulina
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 11, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: May 22
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Paul Louis Courier
(Scholar)
Paul Louis Courier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 4, 1772
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 10
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Johann Peter Melchior
(Sculptor)
Johann Peter Melchior
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Birthdate: March 8, 1747
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lintorf, Ratingen, Germany
Died: June 13
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Franciszek Karpiński
(One of the Most Original Polish Writers of The Early Partitions)
Franciszek Karpiński
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1741
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Holoskiv, Ukraine
Died: September 16

Polish lyric poet of the Enlightenment era, Franciszek Karpiński is best remembered for his religious hymns and patriotic verses. Initially a court poet, he later retired to his farm. The Polish Christmas carol God is Born remains one of his best works. He mentioned a certain Justina in many of his poems.

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Thomas Bowdler
(English Physician Known for Publishing 'The Family Shakespeare')
Thomas Bowdler
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 11, 1754
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England
Died: February 24

Best known for publishing The Family Shakespeare volumes, which made Shakespeare’s plays appealing to children, Thomas Bowdler was also a qualified doctor. His technique of diluting Shakespeare’s works gave rise to the word bowdlerize, which describes the over-simplification of books, films, or series, for making them family-friendly.

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Anna Laetitia Barbauld
(British Poet, Essayist, Literary Critic, Editor, and Author of Children’s Literature)
Anna Laetitia Barbauld
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 20, 1743
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kibworth-Harcourt, Leicestershire, England
Died: March 9

Best known for including political and social themes in her writings, Anna Letitia Barbauld was a renowned poet, essayist, and children’s author. She was the only daughter of Unitarian John Aikin and taught at the Palgrave Academy. She is remembered for her iconic hymn “Life! I Know Not What Thou Art.”

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Alexander Lindsay, 6th Earl of Balcarres
(General in the British Army)
Alexander Lindsay, 6th Earl of Balcarres
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 18, 1752
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: March 27
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Jean-Baptiste-Robert Lindet
(Politician)
Jean-Baptiste-Robert Lindet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1746
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bernay, France
Died: February 17
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Antoine Alexandre Barbier
(Librarian)
Antoine Alexandre Barbier
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Birthdate: January 11, 1765
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coulommiers, France
Died: December 5