Famous People Who Died In 1826

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1826. This list includes people like Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Stamford Raffles, René Laennec, Luther Martin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, astronomers and poets who died in 1826. This list includes people from England, Germany, United States & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Thomas Jefferson
(3rd President of the United States)
Thomas Jefferson
64
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1743
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shadwell, Virginia, United States
Died: July 4
 2 
John Adams
(2nd President of United States (1797-1801))
John Adams
41
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 30, 1735
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 4
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
René Laennec
(Inventor of Stethoscope)
René Laennec
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quimper, France
Died: August 13
 4 
Stamford Raffles
(Lieutenant-Governor of Bencoolen and Founder of Modern Singapore and the Straits Settlements)
Stamford Raffles
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1781
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port Morant, Jamaica
Died: July 5
 5 
Carl Maria von Weber
(A Significant Composer of the Romantic Era & Crucial Figure in the Development of German 'Romantische Oper')
Carl Maria von Weber
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1786
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eutin, Germany
Died: June 5
John VI of Portugal
2
Birthdate: May 13, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queluz Palace, Queluz, Portugal
Died: March 10
 7 
Elizabeth Alexeievna
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1779
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Baden
Died: May 16
 8 
Luther Martin
(Politician)
Luther Martin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 20, 1748
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Metuchen
Died: July 10
 9 
Joseph Proust
(French Chemist Best Known for His Discovery of the Law of Definite Proportions)
Joseph Proust
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 26, 1754
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: July 5
Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1754
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: County Down, Ireland
Died: November 28
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 1, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Belley, France
Died: February 2
Johann Bode
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 19, 1747
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: November 23
 13 
John Flaxman
(Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Illustrator)
John Flaxman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1755
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: York
Died: December 7
 14 
J. F. Oberlin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 31, 1740
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: June 1
Levin August von Bennigsen
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1745
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: December 3
 16 
Joseph von Fraunhofer
(Physicist, Astronomer, Chemist)
Joseph von Fraunhofer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 6, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Straubing
Died: June 7
 17 
Jedidiah Morse
(American Geographer Whose Textbooks Became Primary Study Materials for Students in the US)
Jedidiah Morse
0
Birthdate: August 23, 1761
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woodstock, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 9
 18 
Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1806
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain
Died: January 17
 19 
Fyodor Rostopchin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 23, 1763
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oryol Governorate
Died: January 30
 20 
Shaykh Ahmad
(Religious leader)
Shaykh Ahmad
0
Birthdate: 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 27
 21 
Giuseppe Piazzi
(Astronomer, University teacher, Mathematician)
Giuseppe Piazzi
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 16, 1746
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ponte in Valtellina
Died: July 22
 22 
Antoni Malczewski
(Polish Romantic Poet)
Antoni Malczewski
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1793
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 2
 23 
Kondraty Ryleyev
0
Birthdate: September 29, 1795
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Batovo, Russia
Died: July 25
 24 
Nikolay Rumyantsev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1754
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: January 3
 25 
Nikolay Karamzin
0
Birthdate: December 12, 1766
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mikhaylovka, Russia
Died: June 3
 26 
Royall Tyler
(Jurist)
Royall Tyler
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 18, 1757
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 26
 27 
Frederica of Baden
0
Birthdate: March 12, 1781
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: September 25
 28 
Franz Danzi
(Cellist)
Franz Danzi
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 15, 1763
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schwetzingen, Germany
Died: April 13
 29 
Richard Dale
(Naval officer)
Richard Dale
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: February 26
 30 
Matthew Murray
(British Engineer Known for Designing and Building the First Commercially Viable Steam Locomotive)
Matthew Murray
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1765 AD
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: February 20
 31 
Stanisław Staszic
(Polish Priest, Philosopher, Geologist, Scholar, Poet and Writer)
Stanisław Staszic
0
Birthdate: November 6, 1755
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pila, Poland
Died: January 20
 32 
Maria Leopoldina of Austria
(Empress consort of Brazil and Queen consort of Portugal)
Maria Leopoldina of Austria
2
Birthdate: January 22, 1797
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 11
 33 
Georg Friedrich von Reichenbach
0
Birthdate: August 24, 1771
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Durlach, Germany
Died: May 21
 34 
Conrad Malte-Brun
(French Geographer Famous for Coining the Name for the Geographic Region 'Oceania')
Conrad Malte-Brun
0
Birthdate: August 12, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thisted, Denmark
Died: December 14
 35 
Suzanne Douvillier
(French Ballerina, Mime and Choreographer)
Suzanne Douvillier
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 28, 1778
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dole, France
Died: August 30
 36 
Sergey Muravyov-Apostol
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 9, 1796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 25
François-Joseph Talma
0
Birthdate: January 15, 1763
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 19
Johann Heinrich Voss
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1751
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sommersdorf, Germany
Died: March 29
 39 
William Gifford
0
Birthdate: 1756
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ashburton, England
Died: December 31
 40 
Victor Hugues
(French politician and colonial administrator during the French Revolution, who governed Guadeloupe from 1794 to 1798)
Victor Hugues
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 20, 1762
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: August 12
 41 
Jens Baggesen
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 15, 1764
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Korsør, Denmark
Died: October 3
Louis-Gabriel Suchet, duke d'Albufera da Valencia
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 2, 1770
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 3
 43 
Count Moritz von Fries
(Nobleman, banker and patron of the arts)
Count Moritz von Fries
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 26
 44 
André Coindre
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: May 30
 45 
Alexander Gordon Laing
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1794
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: September 26
 46 
Nicolas Fuss
(Mathematician)
Nicolas Fuss
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 29, 1755
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: January 4
 47 
Louise d'Aumont
0
Birthdate: October 22, 1759
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 13
 48 
Pavel Pestel
(Russian officer)
Pavel Pestel
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: July 25
 49 
Thomas Todd
(Jurist)
Thomas Todd
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 23, 1765
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: King and Queen, Virginia, United States
Died: February 7
 50 
Thomas Jeffries
(Serial killer)
Thomas Jeffries
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthplace: Dorset, England
Died: May 4