Famous People Who Died In 1847

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1847. This list includes people like Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, Mary Anning, John Franklin, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Robert Liston and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include journalists, composers, pianists and political leaders who died in 1847. This list includes people from United States, Germany, England 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 
Mary Anning
(Paleontologist)

Mary Anning
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1799
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Died: March 9

 2 

Felix Mendelssohn
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 4
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 3 
John Franklin
(Explorer, Royal Navy officer)

John Franklin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Spilsby, England
Died: June 11

 4 
Robert Liston
(Surgeon)

Robert Liston
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 28, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ecclesmachan, West Lothian, Scotland
Died: December 7

 5 
Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe
(Edgar Allan Poe's Wife)

Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1822 AD
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: January 30

 6 
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
(Musician and Composer)

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1805
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: May 14

 7 

Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: April 30
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 8 

Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1806
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: February 22

 9 
Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma
(Empress Consort of the French)

Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma
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Birthdate: December 12, 1791
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 17

 10 
Marcus Whitman
(Physician)

Marcus Whitman
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rushville, New York, United States
Died: November 29

 11 
Mary Lamb
(Author)

Mary Lamb
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 3, 1764
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 20

 12 
James Kent
(Jurist)

James Kent
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 31, 1763
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dutchess County, New York, United States
Died: December 12

 13 

Charles Hatchett
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 2, 1765
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: February 10

 14 
John Walter
(Politician)

John Walter
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1776
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Battersea, England
Died: July 28

Tyāgarāja
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thiruvarur
Died: January 6

 16 
Thomas Frognall Dibdin
(Bibliographer)

Thomas Frognall Dibdin
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Birthdate: August 31, 1776
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: November 18

 17 
Jeanne Genevieve Garnerin
(Skydiver, Stunt performer)

Jeanne Genevieve Garnerin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 7, 1775
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris,France
Died: 1847 AD

 18 

Sahle Selassie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1795 AD
Birthplace: Shewa, Ethiopia
Died: October 22

 19 
William Christopher Zeise
(Organic Chemist)

William Christopher Zeise
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 15, 1789
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Slagelse, Denmark
Died: November 12

 20 
Daniel O'Connell
(Politician)

Daniel O'Connell
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 6, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: nowrap Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Kingdom of Ireland Ireland
Died: May 15

 21 
Miguel Larreynaga
(Philosopher)

Miguel Larreynaga
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Birthdate: April 29, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nicaragua
Died: April 28

Maria Schicklgruber
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1795
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Q22121897
Died: January 7

Moritz von Strachwitz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 13, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Peterwitz, Germany
Died: December 11

Nicolas-Charles Oudinot, duc de Reggio
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 25, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bar-le-Duc, France
Died: September 13

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Prince Achille Murat
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1801
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15

Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville
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Birthdate: September 13, 1803
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: March 17

 27 
George Rapp
(Religious leader)

George Rapp
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 1, 1757
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iptingen, Wiernsheim, Germany
Died: August 7

 28 
Henri Dutrochet
(Physician)

Henri Dutrochet
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 14, 1776
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Néon, France
Died: February 4

 29 
Cyrill Demian
(Musical instrument maker)

Cyrill Demian
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Birthdate: 1772 AD
Birthplace: Austria
Died: November 1

 30 
Joakim Vujić
(Writer, Playwright and Actor)

Joakim Vujić
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1772
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baja, Hungary
Died: November 20

 31 
Thomas Chalmers
(Vice-President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh From 1835 to 1842)

Thomas Chalmers
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Birthdate: March 17, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Anstruther, Fife, Scotland
Died: May 31

 32 
Afonso, Prince Imperial of Brazil
(Eldest child of Emperor Dom Pedro II and Dona Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies)

Afonso, Prince Imperial of Brazil
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palace of São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, Empire of Brazil
Died: June 11

 33 

Alexandre Brongniart
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 5, 1770
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 7

 34 
Grace Aguilar
(Novelist)

Grace Aguilar
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1816
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 16

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Erik Gustaf Geijer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ransäter, Sweden
Died: April 23

 36 
Marie Duplessis
(Courtesan)

Marie Duplessis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1824
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nonant-le-Pin, France
Died: February 3

 37 
George Maclean
(Governor)

George Maclean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1801
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Keith, Scotland
Died: May 22

 38 
William Richards
(Missionary)

William Richards
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1793
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 7

Frans Mikael Franzén
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 9, 1772
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oulu, Finland
Died: August 14

Pierre-Simon Ballanche
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1776
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: June 12

 41 
Charles Bent
(First Civilian United States Governor of the New Mexico Territory)

Charles Bent
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1799
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 19

 42 
Hans Järta
(Revolutionary)

Hans Järta
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 11, 1774
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dalarna, Sweden
Died: April 6

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Jules de Polignac
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1780
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: March 2

 44 
James MacCullagh
(Mathematician)

James MacCullagh
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1809 AD
Birthplace: Landahaussy, Northern Ireland
Died: October 24

 45 
José Joaquín de Olmedo
(Political Leader)

José Joaquín de Olmedo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 20, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: February 19

 46 

Alexandre Vinet
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Birthdate: June 17, 1797
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ouchy, Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: May 4

 47 
Macvey Napier
(Solicitor)

Macvey Napier
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 11, 1776
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kirkintilloch, Scotland
Died: February 11