Famous People Who Died In 1843

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1843. This list includes people like Francis Scott Key, Samuel Hahnemann, William I of the Netherlands, Noah Webster, Sequoyah and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include mathematicians, inventors, military leaders and poets who died in 1843. This list includes people from United States, Germany and many more countries.
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Francis Scott Key
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 1, 1779
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Frederick County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 11
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Noah Webster
(Lexicographer)
Noah Webster
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Birthdate: October 16, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 28

Noah Webster was an American textbook pioneer, lexicographer, political writer, English-language spelling reformer, author, and editor. Dubbed the Father of American Scholarship and Education, Webster's books have been credited with teaching the art of spelling and reading to five generations of American children. Thanks to his work as a spelling reformer, his name became synonymous with dictionary in the US.

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Samuel Hahnemann
(Founder of Homeopathy)
Samuel Hahnemann
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: April 10, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meissen
Died: July 2

The founder of homeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann was a qualified physician but disapproved of medical practices such as bloodletting that were used back then. He thus formed his system of alternative medicine. The apathy of his fellow physicians in Leipzig forced him to move first to Köthen and then to Paris.

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Charles Macintosh
(Chemist, Inventor)
Charles Macintosh
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 29, 1766
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: July 25
 5 
William I of the Netherlands
(King of the Netherlands (1815 - 1840))
William I of the Netherlands
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Birthdate: August 24, 1772
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: December 12

William I of the Netherlands reigned as the king of the Netherlands from 1815 to 1840. Before declaring himself King of the Netherlands, William I had an influential career in the military. In 1790, he was made the Dutch States Army's general of infantry where he served under his father William V, who served as Captain-General. 

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Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
(Prince)
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: April 21
 7 
Friedrich Hölderlin
(German Poet and Philosopher Best Known for His Novel 'Hyperion')
Friedrich Hölderlin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1770
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lauffen am Neckar, Germany
Died: June 7

German lyric poet and dramatist Friedrich Hölderlin was a significant figure of German Romanticism. Initially pushed to join a Christian ministry by his mother, he later ditched the idea and was inspired by Greek mythology. He later suffered from schizophrenia and spent 36 years in a tower, later named the Hölderlinturm.

 8 
Sequoyah
(Inventor)
Sequoyah
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Birthdate: 1770 AD
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Cherokee Nation
Died: July 31
 9 
John Trumbull
(War veterans)
John Trumbull
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Birthdate: June 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 10
 10 
Robert Southey
(Former poet of the Romantic school, and Poet laureate from 1813 until his death)
Robert Southey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1774
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 21
 11 
Leopoldine Hugo
(Victor Hugo's Daughter)
Leopoldine Hugo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1824
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 4
 12 
Theodoros Kolokotronis
(Greek General and The Greatest Leader of the 'Greek Revolution of 1821')
Theodoros Kolokotronis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ramovouni, Greece
Died: February 4

Theodoros Kolokotronis was a Greek general and the greatest leader of the Greek Revolution of 1821 against the Ottoman Empire. He is credited with defeating Mahmud Dramali Pasha's Ottoman army at the Battle of Dervenakia, which is widely regarded as Kolokotronis' greatest success. Today, Theodoros Kolokotronis is ranked among the most important figures in the Greek War of Independence.

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Princess Louise Augusta of Denmark
(Princess)
Princess Louise Augusta of Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1771
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hirschholm Palace, Hørsholm, Denmark
Died: January 13
 14 
John Armstrong Jr.
(Statesman)
John Armstrong Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 25, 1758
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1
 15 
Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué
(Writer)
Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 12, 1777
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Germany
Died: January 23
 16 
David Porter
(Naval officer)
David Porter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 1, 1780
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 3
 17 
Alexis Bouvard
(French Astronomer Who is Noted for Discovering Eight Comets and Writing Tables Astronomiques of Jupiter and Saturn)
Alexis Bouvard
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 27, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Contamines, France
Died: June 7

Alexis Bouvard was a French astronomer, particularly noted for predicting the existence of an eighth planet in the solar system. Also known for discovering eight comets, he wrote Tables astronomiques of Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus; but when his tables for Uranus failed, he correctly hypothesized that an unknown planet, later discovered as Neptune, is causing irregularity in its movement.

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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
(French Mathematician, Mechanical Engineer and Scientist Who First Described the 'Coriolis Force')
Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 21, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 19

French mathematician and physicist Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis proposed what is now known as Coriolis force. While teaching at the École Polytechnique, Paris, he extended the scope of kinetic energy. His On the Calculation of Mechanical Action remains his most significant book. His name remains inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

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Maria Stella
(Memoirist)
Maria Stella
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1773
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tuscany, Italy
Died: December 23
 20 
Samuel Morey
(Inventor)
Samuel Morey
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Birthdate: October 23, 1762
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hebron, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 17
 21 
Joseph Nicollet
(French Geographer, Astronomer and Mathematician Known for Mapping the 'Upper Mississippi River' Basin During the 1830s)
Joseph Nicollet
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Birthdate: July 24, 1786
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cluse, France
Died: September 11

French explorer and mathematician Joseph Nicollet had begun his career as a math teacher at age 19. Faced with financial issues, he later moved to the U.S., where he was financially helped by a wealthy family. His exploration of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers helped him chart maps of the region.

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Hirata Atsutane
(Religious leader)
Hirata Atsutane
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 6, 1776
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akita, Japan
Died: November 2
 23 
Robert Adrain
(Mathematician)
Robert Adrain
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 30, 1775
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland
Died: August 10

Irish-born mathematician Robert Adrain moved to the US when he was 23, as a political refugee, after his campaign against the British Crown forces failed. In the US, he taught at various institutes, such as Rutgers and Columbia, and made significant contributions to algebra and statistics.

 24 
Charles Colville
(Military officer)
Charles Colville
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: March 27
 25 
Sylvestre Francois Lacroix
(Mathematician)
Sylvestre Francois Lacroix
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1765
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 24
 26 
Jakob Friedrich Fries
(Philosopher)
Jakob Friedrich Fries
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Birthdate: August 23, 1773
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Barby, Germany
Died: August 10
 27 
Alexander John Forsyth
(Inventor)
Alexander John Forsyth
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Birthdate: December 28, 1768
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belhevie, Scotland
Died: June 11
 28 
Isaac Hull
(Naval commander)
Isaac Hull
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 9, 1773
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Derby, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 13
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William Hedley
(Engineer)
William Hedley
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Birthdate: July 13, 1779
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: January 9
 30 
Smith Thompson
(Jurist)
Smith Thompson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 17, 1768
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amenia, New York, United States
Died: December 18
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Richard Carlile
(Journalist)
Richard Carlile
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Birthdate: December 8, 1790
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ashburton, England
Died: February 10
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John Claudius Loudon
(Scottish Landscape Gardener and Architect Who Was the First to Use the Term 'Arboretum' in Writing)
John Claudius Loudon
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 8, 1783
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: December 14

Scottish gardener and landscape artist John Claudius Loudon was also an influential horticultural journalist who wrote extensively on gardens, parks, and home architecture. Known for introducing the Gardenesque style of décor and popularizing the concept of arboretum, he also penned the widely popular The Suburban Gardener and Villa Companion.

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Miguel Ricardo de Álava
(Spanish Statesman and General)
Miguel Ricardo de Álava
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 7, 1772
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Died: July 14
 34 
Hugh S. Legaré
(Lawyer)
Hugh S. Legaré
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 2, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 20
 35 
Marie-Madeleine Lachenais
(The Most Politically Powerful Haitian Woman of All Time)
Marie-Madeleine Lachenais
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1778 AD
Birthplace: Arcahaie, Haiti
Died: July 22

Marie-Madeleine Lachenais was a Haitian woman who was politically active during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. She is best remembered as the political advisor of both Alexandre Sabès Pétion and Jean-Pierre Boyer, the first and second president of Haiti respectively. Marie-Madeleine Lachenais is widely regarded as the most politically powerful Haitian woman of all time.

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Kageki Kagawa
(Poet)
Kageki Kagawa
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1768
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tottori, Tottori, Japan
Died: April 26