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

Branwell BrontëBranwell Brontë
British
Painter, Poet, Writer
François-René de ChateaubriandFrançois-René de Chateaubriand
French
Author

Christian VIII of DenmarkChristian VIII of Denmark
Danish, Norwegian
King
Joseph MohrJoseph Mohr
Austrian
Composer, Writer

Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptIbrahim Pasha of Egypt
Egyptian, Greek
Military General

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

Bernard BolzanoBernard Bolzano
Czech
Mathematician

Mohammad Shah QajarMohammad Shah Qajar
Politician
Frederick MarryatFrederick Marryat
British
Naval officer

Tom CribbTom Cribb
British
Boxer

Vissarion BelinskyVissarion Belinsky
Russian
Literary critic

Horace WellsHorace Wells
American
Dentist
Takizawa BakinTakizawa Bakin
Japanese
Writer

Annette von Droste-HülshoffAnnette von Droste-Hülshoff
German
Writer
ZwangendabaZwangendaba
Central African
African king

Jean-Antoine DuboisJean-Antoine Dubois
French
Missionary

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

Joseph von GörresJoseph von Görres
German
Writer

James Cowles PrichardJames Cowles Prichard
British
Physician
Jaime Luciano BalmesJaime Luciano Balmes
Spanish
Philosopher

Continue Reading Below
Simon WillardSimon Willard
American
Cockmaker
Henry WheatonHenry Wheaton
American
Lawyer

Steen Steensen BlicherSteen Steensen Blicher
Danish
Author

Godert van der CapellenGodert van der Capellen
Dutch
Statesman

James BiddleJames Biddle
American
Naval officer
Denis-Auguste AffreDenis-Auguste Affre
French
Archbishop
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