Famous People Who Died In 1840

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1840. This list includes people like Caspar David Friedrich, Frances Burney, José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Niccolo Paganini, Anne Lister and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include astronomers, novelists, presidents and composers who died in 1840. This list includes people from England, Germany, France and many more countries.

Anne ListerAnne Lister
British
Writer

Frances BurneyFrances Burney
British
Novelist

Niccolo PaganiniNiccolo Paganini
Italian
Violinist

Beau BrummellBeau Brummell
British
Society figure
Frederick William III of PrussiaFrederick William III of Prussia
German
King

Johann Friedrich BlumenbachJohann Friedrich Blumenbach
German
Physician

Francisco de Paula SantanderFrancisco de Paula Santander
Colombian
President of Colombia
Lucien BonaparteLucien Bonaparte
Italian
French statesman

Siméon Denis PoissonSiméon Denis Poisson
French
Mathematician
Dingane kaSenzangakhonaDingane kaSenzangakhona
South African
King

Jacques MacDonaldJacques MacDonald
French
Military leader

Constantine Samuel RafinesqueConstantine Samuel Rafinesque
French, Turkish
Polymath

James PrinsepJames Prinsep
British
Antiquarian

John Lambton, 1st Earl of DurhamJohn Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham
British
Governor
Pierre-Joseph RedoutéPierre-Joseph Redouté
Belgian
Painter

William GarrowWilliam Garrow
British
Judge, Politician, Barrister, Lawyer

Demetrius Augustine GallitzinDemetrius Augustine Gallitzin
Dutch, American
Missionary

Karl Otfried MüllerKarl Otfried Müller
German, Polish
Scholar
Joseph JacototJoseph Jacotot
French
Teacher

Hannah Webster FosterHannah Webster Foster
American
Novelist
Nachman KrochmalNachman Krochmal
Ukrainian
Philosopher

Karl Leberecht ImmermannKarl Leberecht Immermann
German
Dramatist

Louis de BonaldLouis de Bonald
French
Philosopher
Anton Friedrich Justus ThibautAnton Friedrich Justus Thibaut
German
Jurist

Mary Boyle, Countess of Cork and OrreryMary Boyle, Countess of Cork and Orrery
Irish, British
Countess of Orrery
Herman Wedel JarlsbergHerman Wedel Jarlsberg
French, Norwegian
Statesman

Népomucène LemercierNépomucène Lemercier
French
Poet

Karl Ferdinand von GräfeKarl Ferdinand von Gräfe
German
Surgeon
Heinrich Wilhelm OlbersHeinrich Wilhelm Olbers
German
 

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John BlackwellJohn Blackwell
Welsh
Poet
John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess CamdenJohn Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden
British
Politician

Alexander MacdonellAlexander Macdonell
Canadian
Bishop

Karl FollenKarl Follen
German, American
Poet

Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron HollandHenry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron Holland
British
Politician
Jean-Étienne-Dominique EsquirolJean-Étienne-Dominique Esquirol
French
Psychiatrist
Muyaka bin Haji al-GhassaniyMuyaka bin Haji al-Ghassaniy
Kenyan
Author

Pierre-Claude-François DaunouPierre-Claude-François Daunou
French
French statesman

Sophie Dawes, baroness de FeuchèresSophie Dawes, baroness de Feuchères
British
English adventuress