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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Anne Lister

Anne Lister.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 3, 1791
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Died: September 22
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 2 Niccolo Paganini

Niccolo Paganini.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: October 27, 1782
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Genoa
Died: May 27

 3 Frederick William III of Prussia

Frederick William III of Prussia.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: August 3, 1770
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: June 7

 4 Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 5, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany
Died: May 7

 5 Beau Brummell

Beau Brummell.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Society figure
Birthdate: June 7, 1778
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 30

 6 Lucien Bonaparte

Lucien Bonaparte
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: May 21, 1775
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: June 29

 7 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach

Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 11, 1752
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: January 22
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 8 Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom

Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 8, 1768
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: September 22

 9 Siméon Denis Poisson

Siméon Denis Poisson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 21, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Loiret, France
Died: April 25

 10 Dingane kaSenzangakhona

Dingane kaSenzangakhona
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1795 AD
Birthplace: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Died: 1840 AD

 11 Francisco de Paula Santander

Francisco de Paula Santander
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Colombia
Birthdate: April 2, 1792
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rosario, Viceroyalty of New Granada, Colombia
Died: March 6

 12 Frances Burney

Frances Burney.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 13, 1752
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lynn Regis, England
Died: January 6

 13 Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom

Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 22, 1770
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: January 10

 14 Constantine Samuel Rafinesque

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque
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Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: October 22, 1783
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Galata, İstanbul, Turkey
Died: September 18

 15 James Prinsep

James Prinsep
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Famous As: Antiquarian
Birthdate: August 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: County of Essex, England
Died: April 22

 16 José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia

José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 6, 1766
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaguarón
Died: September 20

 17 John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham

John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Governor
Birthdate: April 12, 1792
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St George Hanover Square, Middlesex, England
Died: July 28

 18 Jacques MacDonald

Jacques MacDonald
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: November 17, 1765
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: France
Died: September 25

 19 Maria Beatrice of Savoy

Maria Beatrice of Savoy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: December 6, 1792
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Piedmont-Sardinia
Died: September 15

 20 Louis de Bonald

Louis de Bonald
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 2, 1754
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Millau, France
Died: November 23

 21 Pierre Dupont de l'Etang

Pierre Dupont de l'Etang
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: French General
Birthdate: July 4, 1765
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chabanais, France
Died: March 9

 22 Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin

Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: December 22, 1770
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: May 6

 23 Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Pierre-Joseph Redouté
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 10, 1759
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Hubert, Belgium
Died: June 19

 24 William Garrow

William Garrow
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge, Politician, Barrister, Lawyer
Birthdate: April 13, 1760
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: September 24

 25 Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron Holland

Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron Holland
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 21, 1773
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winterslow, England
Died: October 22

 26 Lord William Russell

Lord William Russell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of Parliament
Birthdate: August 20, 1767
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: May 5

 27 John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden

John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 11, 1759
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: near Chislehurst, England
Died: October 8

 28 Jean-Étienne-Dominique Esquirol

Jean-Étienne-Dominique Esquirol
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: February 3, 1772
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: December 12

 29 Alexander Macdonell

Alexander Macdonell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: July 17, 1762
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: January 14

 30 Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers

Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 11, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Germany
Died: March 2

 31 Karl Otfried Müller

Karl Otfried Müller
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: August 28, 1797
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brzeg, Poland
Died: August 1

 32 Joseph Jacotot

Joseph Jacotot
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: March 4, 1770
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: July 30

 33 Nanmadaw Me Nu

Nanmadaw Me Nu
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 18, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pha Lan Gon, Myanmar, Burma
Died: May 12

 34 Pierre-Claude-François Daunou

Pierre-Claude-François Daunou
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: French statesman
Birthdate: August 18, 1761
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boulogne, France
Died: June 20

 35 Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut

Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: January 4, 1772
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamelin, Germany
Died: March 20

 36 Nachman Krochmal

Nachman Krochmal
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 17, 1785
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brody, Ukraine
Died: July 31

 37 Hannah Webster Foster

Hannah Webster Foster
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 10, 1758
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 17

 38 Sophie Dawes, baroness de Feuchères

Sophie Dawes, baroness de Feuchères
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: English adventuress
Birthdate: 1795 AD
Birthplace: St. Helens, England
Died: December 15

 39 Karl Follen

Karl Follen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 6, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Romrod, Germany
Died: January 13

 40 Herman Wedel Jarlsberg

Herman Wedel Jarlsberg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: September 21, 1779
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: August 27

 41 Mary Boyle, Countess of Cork and Orrery

Mary Boyle, Countess of Cork and Orrery
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Countess of Orrery
Birthdate: May 21, 1746
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 30

 42 Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe

Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: March 8, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: July 4

 43 Karl Leberecht Immermann

Karl Leberecht Immermann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Dramatist
Birthdate: April 24, 1796
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: August 25

 44 Népomucène Lemercier

Népomucène Lemercier
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 20, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 7

 45 John Blackwell

John Blackwell
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1797 AD
Birthplace: Mold, Wales
Died: May 19

 46 Louis-Charles Mahe de La Bourdonnais

Louis-Charles Mahe de La Bourdonnais
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: 1795 AD
Birthplace: Réunion
Died: November 30

 47 Ana Gallum

Ana Gallum
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Senegalese Women
Birthdate: 1755 AD
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: 1840 AD

 48 Muyaka bin Haji al-Ghassaniy

Muyaka bin Haji al-Ghassaniy
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 1776 AD
Birthplace: Kenya
Died: 1840 AD