Famous People Who Died In 1844

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1844. This list includes people like John Dalton, Ching Shih, Joseph Bonaparte, Joseph Smith Jr., Charles XIV John of Sweden and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, emperors & kings and spiritual & religious leaders who died in 1844. This list includes people from France, United States, England and many more countries.
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John Dalton
(Chemist, Physicist and Meteorologist Best Known for Developing the 'Atomic Theory')
John Dalton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1766
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eaglesfield, Cumberland, England
Died: July 27
 2 
Joseph Smith Jr.
(Religious Leader and Founder of 'Mormonism' and the Latter Day Saint Movement)
Joseph Smith Jr.
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Birthdate: December 23, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sharon, Vermont, United States
Died: May 27
Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême
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Birthdate: August 6, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: June 3
 4 
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
(Pianist, Composer, Conductor, and the Youngest Son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 29
 5 
Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1806 - 1826))
Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: January 29
 6 
Ching Shih
(Chinese Pirate Leader and Gambling House Owner)
Ching Shih
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1775 AD
Birthplace: Guangdong, China
Died: 1844 AD
 7 
Bertel Thorvaldsen
(Danish Sculptor and Medalist)
Bertel Thorvaldsen
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Birthdate: November 19, 1770
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 24
 8 
Ivan Krylov
(Fabulist)
Ivan Krylov
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Birthdate: February 13, 1769
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: November 21
 9 
Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
(French Naturalist Who Is Known for Establishing the Principle of 'Unity of Composition')
Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
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Birthdate: April 15, 1772
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Étampes, France
Died: June 19
 10 
Joseph Bonaparte
(Older Brother of Napoleon Bonaparte)
Joseph Bonaparte
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Birthdate: January 7, 1768
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Corte, France
Died: July 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Flora Tristan
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 7, 1803
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: November 14
 12 
Edmund Ignatius Rice
(Irish Catholic Missionary and Educationalist)
Edmund Ignatius Rice
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1762
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Died: August 29
 13 
Hudson Lowe
(Soldier)
Hudson Lowe
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 28, 1769
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Galway, Ireland
Died: January 10
Alexander von Benckendorff
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 4, 1781
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: October 5
 15 
Charles Bulfinch
(Architect)
Charles Bulfinch
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 8, 1763
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Massachusetts Bay Colony, United States
Died: April 15
 16 
Thomas Charles Hope
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 21, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: June 13
 17 
Charles Nodier
(French Author and Librarian Who Introduced a Younger Generation of Romanticists)
Charles Nodier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1780
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: January 27
 18 
Thomas Campbell
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 27, 1777
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: June 15
 19 
Francis Baily
(Astronomer)
Francis Baily
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 28, 1774
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newbury, England
Died: August 30
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Yevgeny Baratynsky
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Birthdate: March 2, 1800
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tambov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: July 11
 21 
Gabriel Duvall
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 6, 1752
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prince George's County, Maryland, United States
Died: March 6
 22 
Henri Gatien Bertrand
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1773
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Châteauroux, France
Died: January 31
 23 
Jacques Laffitte
(French banker)
Jacques Laffitte
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 24, 1767
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: May 26
 24 
Joseph Clement
(British Engineer Who Was the Maker of 'Charles Babbage’s' First 'Difference Engine')
Joseph Clement
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 13, 1779
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Asby, England
Died: February 28
 25 
Johannes van den Bosch
(Governor-General)
Johannes van den Bosch
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 1780
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Herwijnen, Netherlands
Died: January 28
Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1825
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 10
 27 
Henry Baldwin
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 14, 1780
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 21
 28 
Barton W. Stone
(American Evangelist During the Early 19th-Century Second Great Awakening in the United States)
Barton W. Stone
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 24, 1772
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland, United States
Died: November 9
 29 
Basil Hall
(Naval officer)
Basil Hall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunglass, Scotland
Died: September 11
 30 
Henry Francis Cary
(British Author and Translator Known for His Blank Verse Translation of 'The Divine Comedy of Dante')
Henry Francis Cary
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1772
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gibraltar
Died: August 14
 31 
Paul Storr
(English Goldsmith and Silversmith Working in the Neoclassical)
Paul Storr
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Birthdate: 1770 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 18
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Charles XIV John of Sweden
(King of Sweden and Norway)
Charles XIV John of Sweden
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Birthdate: January 26, 1763
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pau, France
Died: March 8
 33 
Manuel Quimper
(Spanish Peruvian Cartographer, Explorer, Colonial Official, and Naval Officer)
Manuel Quimper
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1757 AD
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: April 2
 34 
René-Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt
(French Theatre Director and Playwright Best Known for His Modern Melodramas Such as 'The Dog of Montarges')
René-Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 22, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 27
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Claude Charles Fauriel
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Birthdate: October 21, 1772
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne, France
Died: July 15
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Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 27, 1771
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland
Died: November 21
 37 
Thomas Henderson
(Astronomer)
Thomas Henderson
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 28, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Died: November 23
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Emilio Bandiera
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1844 AD
 39 
William Crockford
(Entrepreneur)
William Crockford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1776
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: City of London, England
Died: May 24
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Nicholas Biddle
(Financier)
Nicholas Biddle
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1786
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 27
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Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Comte d'Erlon
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 29, 1765
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reims, France
Died: January 25
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Jernej Kopitar
(Linguist)
Jernej Kopitar
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Birthdate: August 21, 1780
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Repnje, Slovenia
Died: August 11
Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1757
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Holborn
Died: February 15
 44 
Francis Burdett
(Politicians)
Francis Burdett
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 25, 1770
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wiltshire, England
Died: January 23
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José Batres Montúfar
(Poet, Politician)
José Batres Montúfar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1809
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Salvador, El Salvador
Died: July 9
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Samuel Hall Lord
(One of the most famous buccaneers on the island of Barbados)
Samuel Hall Lord
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1778 AD
Birthplace: Unkown
Died: November 5