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.

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 John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 6th U.S. President
Birthdate: July 11, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 23

 2 Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 30, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died: December 19

 3 John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 17, 1763
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Walldorf
Died: March 29

 4 William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former British Prime Minister
Birthdate: March 15, 1779
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 24

 5 George Stephenson

George Stephenson.
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Famous As: Father of Railways
Birthdate: June 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wylam
Died: August 12

 6 Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 1, 1801
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England
Died: February 11

 7 Branwell Brontë

Branwell Brontë
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Painter, Poet, Writer
Birthdate: June 26, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yorkshire
Died: September 24
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 8 Christian VIII of Denmark

Christian VIII of Denmark
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 18, 1786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 20

 9 François-René de Chateaubriand

François-René de Chateaubriand
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 4, 1768
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Malo, France
Died: July 4

 10 Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt

Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt
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Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: March 4, 1789
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Drama, Greece
Died: November 10

 11 Gaetano Donizetti

Gaetano Donizetti.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 29, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergamo
Died: April 8

 12 Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom

Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 3, 1777
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: May 27

 13 Jöns Jacob Berzelius

Jöns Jacob Berzelius
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist, Non-fiction writer, University teacher
Birthdate: August 20, 1779
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Östergötland
Died: August 7

 14 Mohammad Shah Qajar

Mohammad Shah Qajar
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 5, 1808
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tabriz
Died: September 5

 15 Caroline Herschel

Caroline Herschel.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: March 16, 1750
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: January 9

 16 Bernard Bolzano

Bernard Bolzano
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: October 5, 1781
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died: December 18

 17 Frederick Marryat

Frederick Marryat
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: July 10, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 9

 18 Maria Isabella of Spain

Maria Isabella of Spain
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Birthdate: July 6, 1789
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Died: September 13

 19 Vissarion Belinsky

Vissarion Belinsky
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Famous As: Literary critic
Birthdate: June 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland
Died: June 7

 20 Tom Cribb

Tom Cribb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 8, 1781
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: May 11
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 21 Takizawa Bakin

Takizawa Bakin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 4, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 1

 22 Horace Wells

Horace Wells
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Dentist
Birthdate: January 21, 1815
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Vermont, United States
Died: January 24

 23 Duchess Amelia of Württemberg

Duchess Amelia of Württemberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: June 28, 1799
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wolany, Poland
Died: November 28

 24 Annette von Droste-Hülshoff

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 10, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Havixbeck, Germany
Died: May 24

 25 Manto Mavrogenous

Manto Mavrogenous
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Honorary Lieutenant General
Birthdate: 1796 AD
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: June 30

 26 Khachatur Abovian

Khachatur Abovian
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia
Died: April 14

 27 Zwangendaba

Zwangendaba
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Famous As: African king
Birthdate: 1785 AD
Birthplace: Not known
Died: 1848 AD

 28 Jean-Antoine Dubois

Jean-Antoine Dubois
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: December 31, 1765
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Remeze, France
Died: February 17

 29 Joseph Mohr

Joseph Mohr
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Writer
Birthdate: December 11, 1792
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salzburg
Died: December 4

 30 Lord George Bentinck

Lord George Bentinck
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 27, 1802
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Welbeck Abbey, England
Died: September 21

 31 Keokuk

Keokuk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Sauk leader
Birthdate: 1780 AD
Birthplace: Illinois Territory, United States
Died: 1848 AD

 32 Friedrich Karl Forberg

Friedrich Karl Forberg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 30, 1770
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meuselwitz, Germany
Died: January 1

 33 Joseph von Görres

Joseph von Görres
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 25, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Died: January 29

 34 Louis-François Lejeune

Louis-François Lejeune
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 3, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: February 29

 35 James Cowles Prichard

James Cowles Prichard
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Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: February 11, 1786
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ross, England
Died: December 23

 36 Jaime Luciano Balmes

Jaime Luciano Balmes
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 28, 1810
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vic, Spain
Died: July 9

 37 Henry Wheaton

Henry Wheaton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 27, 1785
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: March 11

 38 Steen Steensen Blicher

Steen Steensen Blicher
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 11, 1782
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vium, Denmark
Died: March 26

 39 Godert van der Capellen

Godert van der Capellen
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: December 15, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: April 10

 40 Denis-Auguste Affre

Denis-Auguste Affre
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Archbishop
Birthdate: September 27, 1793
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Rome-de-Tarn, France
Died: June 27

 41 James Biddle

James Biddle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: February 18, 1783
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 1

 42 Gottfried Hermann

Gottfried Hermann
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: November 28, 1772
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: December 31

 43 Simon Willard

Simon Willard
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Famous As: Cockmaker
Birthdate: April 3, 1753
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 30

 44 Friedrich Balduin von Gagern

Friedrich Balduin von Gagern
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: October 24, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weilburg, Germany
Died: April 20

 45 Alberto Lista

Alberto Lista
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 15, 1775
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: October 5

 46 Pavel Mochalov

Pavel Mochalov
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Famous As: Theatre Actor
Birthdate: November 15, 1800
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 28

 47 Alessandro Poerio

Alessandro Poerio
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 27, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: November 3

 48 Duncan Cameron

Duncan Cameron
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: 1764 AD
Birthplace: Glenmorrison, Scotland
Died: May 15

 49 Jonas Anton Hielm

Jonas Anton Hielm
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 30, 1782
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kristiansand, Norway
Died: March 30

 50 María Josefa García Granados

María Josefa García Granados
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 10, 1796
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Puerto de Santa María, Cadiz, Spain
Died: July 28