Famous People Who Died In 1842

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1842. This list includes people like Stendhal, Allan Cunningham, Luigi Cherubini, Letitia Christian Tyler, Thomas Arnold and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, non-fiction writers and military leaders who died in 1842. This list includes people from England, France and many more countries.
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Stendhal
(French Writer Best Known for His Novels 'The Red and the Black' and 'The Charterhouse of Parma')
Stendhal
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1783
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: March 23
 2 
Constanze Mozart
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 5, 1762
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zell im Wiesental, Germany
Died: March 6
Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 30
 4 
Luigi Cherubini
(Composer)
Luigi Cherubini
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1760
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 15
 5 
Letitia Christian Tyler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1790
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cedar Grove, Virginia, US
Died: September 10
 6 
Francisco Morazán
(Politician)
Francisco Morazán
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 3, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Died: September 15
 7 
Charles Bell
(Scottish Surgeon Known for Discovering the Difference Between Sensory Nerves and Motor Nerves in the Spinal Cord)
Charles Bell
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 12, 1774
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: April 28
Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dangan Castle, Ireland
Died: September 26
 9 
Thomas Arnold
(Educator)
Thomas Arnold
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Birthdate: June 13, 1795
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Cowes, England
Died: June 12
 10 
Dominique Jean Larrey
(French Military Doctor and Surgeon Who is Widely Regarded as the First Modern Military Surgeon)
Dominique Jean Larrey
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beaudéan, France
Died: July 25
 11 
Shah Shujah Durrani
(Emir of the Durrani Empire)
Shah Shujah Durrani
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Birthdate: November 4, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: April 5
 12 
Jules Dumont d'Urville
(French Explorer and Naval Officer Who Explored the Western and South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, and Antarctica)
Jules Dumont d'Urville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1790
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Condé-sur-Noireau, France
Died: May 8
 13 
William Ellery Channing
(American Unitarian Preacher)
William Ellery Channing
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1780
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Died: October 2
 14 
Allan Cunningham
(Poet, Author)
Allan Cunningham
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 7, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dalswinton, Scotland
Died: October 30
Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 3, 1786
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bra, Italy
Died: April 30
Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi
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Birthdate: May 9, 1773
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: June 25
 17 
Benjamin Wright
(Civil engineer)
Benjamin Wright
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: October 10, 1770
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 24
 18 
John Sell Cotman
(British painter)
John Sell Cotman
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Birthdate: May 16, 1782
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: May 24
 19 
William Hone
(Writer)
William Hone
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1780
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bath, England
Died: November 8
José de Espronceda y Delgado
0
Birthdate: March 25, 1808
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Almendralejo, Spain
Died: May 23
 21 
Henry Shrapnel
(Inventor)
Henry Shrapnel
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Birthdate: June 3, 1761
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bradford-on-Avon, England
Died: March 13
 22 
Wilhelm Gesenius
(Biblical critic)
Wilhelm Gesenius
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 3, 1786
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nordhausen, Germany
Died: October 23
 23 
Clemens Brentano
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 9, 1778
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Koblenz, Germany
Died: July 28
Pierre-Joseph Pelletier
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 19
Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1810
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Died: July 13
 26 
John W. Beschter
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1763
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Duchy of Luxembourg
Died: January 6
 27 
Charles Armitage Brown
(Known for friend of Keats)
Charles Armitage Brown
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 17, 1787
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 5
Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1766
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Revel, France
Died: May 15
 29 
William Radcliffe
(British Inventor Who Known for His Innovations to 'Power Looms')
William Radcliffe
0
Birthdate: 1761 AD
Birthplace: Mellor, Derbyshire, England
Died: May 20
 30 
Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1764
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alata, France
Died: February 15
 31 
John England
(Bishop)
John England
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1786
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: April 11
 32 
Andrew Ducrow
(Equestrian)
Andrew Ducrow
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1793
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1842 AD
 33 
Peter Fendi
(Painter)
Peter Fendi
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Birthdate: September 4, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 28
 34 
John Banim
(Authors)
John Banim
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1798
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: August 30
 35 
Bertrand Clauzel
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1772
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mirepoix, France
Died: April 21
 36 
Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 11, 1772
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shropshire, England
Died: December 10
 37 
Aleksey Koltsov
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Voronezh, Russia
Died: October 29
 38 
Friedrich Dionysus Weber
(Bohemian Musicologist and Composer Who Served as the First Director of the 'Prague Conservatory')
Friedrich Dionysus Weber
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1766
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Velichov, Czechia
Died: December 25
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Galbraith Lowry Cole
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 4
 40 
James Ivory
(Mathematician)
James Ivory
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 17, 1765
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Died: September 21
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Jules Solime Milscent
(Haitian Poet, Fabulist, and Politician)
Jules Solime Milscent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1778 AD
Birthplace: Grande-Rivière-du-Nord
Died: May 7
 42 
Archduchess Hermine of Austria
(Archduchess of Austria (1817-1842))
Archduchess Hermine of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 14, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 13