Famous People Who Died In 1839

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1839. This list includes people like Mahmud II, Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Sybil Ludington, Frederick VI of Denmark, Lord William Bentinck and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, composers and geologists who died in 1839. This list includes people from United States, England and many more countries.
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Maharaja Ranjit Singh
(1st Maharaja of the Sikh Empire)
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
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Birthdate: November 2, 1780
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Pakistan
Died: June 27
 2 
William Murdoch
(Scottish Engineer and Inventor Who Was the First to Make Extensive Use of Coal Gas for Illumination)
William Murdoch
1
Birthdate: August 21, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lugar, Scotland
Died: November 15
 3 
Mahmud II
(Sultan of Ottoman Empire)
Mahmud II
5
Birthdate: July 20, 1785
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: July 1
Frederick VI of Denmark
3
Birthdate: January 28, 1768
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 3
 5 
Sybil Ludington
(American Revolutionary War Heroine)
Sybil Ludington
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1761
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ludingtonville, New York, United States
Died: February 26
 6 
Fernando Sor
(Spanish Classical Guitarist and Composer of the Early Romantic Era)
Fernando Sor
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1778
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: July 10
 7 
John Batman
(Australian Grazier and Explorer Who Played an Important Role in the Founding of Melbourne)
John Batman
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1801
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parramatta
Died: May 6
 8 
Major Ridge
(tribal chief)
Major Ridge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1771 AD
Birthplace: Tennessee
Died: June 22
 9 
William Smith
(Pioneering British Geologist Who Created the World's First Detailed Country Map)
William Smith
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1769
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Churchill
Died: August 28
 10 
Senusret III
(Pharaoh of Egypt)
Senusret III
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Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 1839 BC
 11 
Robert Young Hayne
(Politician)
Robert Young Hayne
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 10, 1791
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colleton, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 24
 12 
Friedrich Mohs
(German geologist)
Friedrich Mohs
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 29, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gernrode
Died: September 29
Lady Flora Hastings
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 11, 1806
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Died: July 5
 14 
Caroline Bonaparte
0
Birthdate: March 25, 1782
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: May 18
 15 
Joseph Anton Koch
0
Birthdate: July 27, 1768
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elbigenalp, Austria
Died: January 12
Hugues-Bernard Maret, duc de Bassano
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 1, 1763
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: May 13
 17 
Mikhail Speransky
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1772
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cherkutino, Russia
Died: February 23
 18 
Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, Baronet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1769
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portisham, England
Died: September 20
 19 
Samuel Smith
(Politician)
Samuel Smith
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 27, 1752
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 22
 20 
Leonor de Almeida Portugal, Marquise of Alorna
(Portuguese Noblewoman, Painter, and Poet)
Leonor de Almeida Portugal, Marquise of Alorna
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Birthdate: October 31, 1750
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: São Jorge de Arroios, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: October 11
 21 
Lord William Bentinck
(Former Governor-General of India)
Lord William Bentinck
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Died: June 17
 22 
John Galt
(Novelist)
John Galt
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1779
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died: April 11
 23 
Aloysia Weber
(German Soprano)
Aloysia Weber
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1760 AD
Birthplace: Zell im Wiesental, Germany
Died: June 8
 24 
Pedro Romero
(Bullfighter)
Pedro Romero
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1754
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ronda, Spain
Died: February 10
 25 
Joseph Fesch
(Diplomat)
Joseph Fesch
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 3, 1763
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: May 13
 26 
Al-Shawkani
(Islamic jurist, Theologian)
Al-Shawkani
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1759 AD
Birthplace: Yemen
Died: 1839 AD
 27 
Adolphe Nourrit
(Musician)
Adolphe Nourrit
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 3, 1802
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: March 7
 28 
Benjamin Lundy
(American Quaker Abolitionist)
Benjamin Lundy
1
Birthdate: January 4, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hardwick Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 22
 29 
Ferdinando Paer
(Composer)
Ferdinando Paer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1771
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Parma, Italy
Died: May 3
 30 
John Wesley Jarvis
0
Birthdate: 1781 AD
Birthplace: South Shields, England
Died: January 14
 31 
Hezekiah Niles
0
Birthdate: October 10, 1777
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 2
 32 
Eduard Gans
(Jurist)
Eduard Gans
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 22, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 5
 33 
Winthrop Mackworth Praed
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 15
 34 
Max Habicht
(Educator)
Max Habicht
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1775
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: May 25
 35 
Maurice de Guérin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1810
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andillac, France
Died: July 19
 36 
Kishi Ganku
(Japanese Painter of Kyoto and Founder of the Kishi School of Painting)
Kishi Ganku
0
Birthdate: 1749 AD
Birthplace: Kanazawa, Japan
Died: January 19
James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1759
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ratho, Scotland
Died: September 10
 38 
Prince Saunders
(Teacher, Diplomat)
Prince Saunders
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1775 AD
Birthplace: Lebanon, Connecticut, United States
Died: 1839 AD
 39 
Juan Galindo
(Political activist, military and administrative officer under the Liberal government of the Federal Republic of Central AmericaArchaeologist whose reports on his findings earned him recognition as an early pioneer of Maya archaeology)
Juan Galindo
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1802 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1839 AD
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Wilbur Fisk
(Educator)
Wilbur Fisk
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 31, 1792
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guilford, Vermont, United States
Died: February 22
 41 
Anders Danielsson
(Swedish politician)
Anders Danielsson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bondarp, Sweden
Died: April 22
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Milan III (or I)
(Prince)
Milan III (or I)
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 21, 1819
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kragujevac, Serbia
Died: July 8