Famous People Who Died In 1848

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1848. This list includes people like John Quincy Adams, Emily Brontë, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, George Stephenson, Thomas Cole and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, political leaders and military leaders who died in 1848. This list includes people from England, United States and many more countries.

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
British
Novelist

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount MelbourneWilliam Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
British
Former British Prime Minister

George StephensonGeorge Stephenson
British
Father of Railways

Thomas ColeThomas Cole
British, American
Painter

Gaetano DonizettiGaetano Donizetti
Italian
Composer
Caroline HerschelCaroline Herschel
German
Astronomer

John Jacob AstorJohn Jacob Astor
German, American
Entrepreneur

Princess Sophia of the United KingdomPrincess Sophia of the United Kingdom
British
Princess
Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
British
Painter, Poet, Writer

Christian VIII of DenmarkChristian VIII of Denmark
Danish, Norwegian
King
Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptIbrahim Pasha of Egypt
Egyptian, Greek
Military General

François-René de ChateaubriandFrançois-René de Chateaubriand
French
Author

Jöns Jacob BerzeliusJöns Jacob Berzelius
Swedish
Chemist, Non-fiction writer, University teacher

Mohammad Shah QajarMohammad Shah Qajar
Politician

Bernard BolzanoBernard Bolzano
Czech
Mathematician
Tom CribbTom Cribb
British
Boxer

Frederick MarryatFrederick Marryat
British
Naval officer

Vissarion BelinskyVissarion Belinsky
Russian
Literary critic

Horace WellsHorace Wells
American
Dentist
Duchess Amelia of WürttembergDuchess Amelia of Württemberg
German
Princess

Annette von Droste-HülshoffAnnette von Droste-Hülshoff
German
Writer
Takizawa BakinTakizawa Bakin
Japanese
Writer

Joseph MohrJoseph Mohr
Austrian
Composer, Writer

Khachatur AbovianKhachatur Abovian
Armenian
Writer
ZwangendabaZwangendaba
Central African
African king

Lord George BentinckLord George Bentinck
British
Politician
Friedrich Karl ForbergFriedrich Karl Forberg
German
Philosopher

KeokukKeokuk
American
Sauk leader

Louis-François LejeuneLouis-François Lejeune
French
Painter
James Cowles PrichardJames Cowles Prichard
British
Physician

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Joseph von GörresJoseph von Görres
German
Writer
Jean-Antoine DuboisJean-Antoine Dubois
French
Missionary

Jaime Luciano BalmesJaime Luciano Balmes
Spanish
Philosopher

Simon WillardSimon Willard
American
Cockmaker

Henry WheatonHenry Wheaton
American
Lawyer
Steen Steensen BlicherSteen Steensen Blicher
Danish
Author
Denis-Auguste AffreDenis-Auguste Affre
French
Archbishop

James BiddleJames Biddle
American
Naval officer

Godert van der CapellenGodert van der Capellen
Dutch
Statesman

Gottfried HermannGottfried Hermann
German
Scholar
Pavel MochalovPavel Mochalov
Russian
Theatre Actor

Duncan CameronDuncan Cameron
Canadian, Scottish
Political figure

Friedrich Balduin von GagernFriedrich Balduin von Gagern
German
Soldier

Alberto ListaAlberto Lista
Spanish
Poet

Alessandro PoerioAlessandro Poerio
Italian
Poet
Jonas Anton HielmJonas Anton Hielm
Norwegian
Politician