Famous People Who Died In 1849

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1849. This list includes people like Edgar Allan Poe, Frédéric Chopin, Delphine LaLaurie, James K. Polk, Anne Brontë and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, composers and artists who died in 1849. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Poland & France 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 
Edgar Allan Poe
(Writer and Poet - Widely Regarded as a Central Figure of Romanticism in the United States)

Edgar Allan Poe
27
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7

 2 

Frédéric Chopin
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 1, 1810
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Żelazowa Wola, Poland
Died: October 17

 3 
James K. Polk
(President of the United States (1845-49))

James K. Polk
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 15

 4 
Delphine LaLaurie
(Serial killer)

Delphine LaLaurie
14
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 19, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 7

 5 

Katsushika Hokusai
4
Birthdate: October 31, 1760
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: May 10

 6 
Muhammad Ali of Egypt
(Ottoman Governor of Egypt)

Muhammad Ali of Egypt
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1769
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kavala, Greece
Died: August 2

Dolley Madison
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1768
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County
Died: July 12
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 8 
Anne Brontë
(Writer)

Anne Brontë
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 17, 1820
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died: May 28

 9 
Johann Strauss I
(composer of the Romantic Period. He was famous for his light music)

Johann Strauss I
1
Birthdate: March 14, 1804
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 25

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Meiningen, Germany
Died: December 2

 11 
William II of the Netherlands
(King of the Netherlands (1840-1849))

William II of the Netherlands
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1792
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: March 17

 12 
Sándor Petőfi
(Former Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848)

Sándor Petőfi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kiskőrös, Hungary
Died: July 31

Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1780
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hof, Germany
Died: March 24

 14 
France Prešeren
(Poet, Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer)

France Prešeren
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 3, 1800
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vrba
Died: February 8

 15 

Maria Edgeworth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1768
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackbourton, England
Died: May 22

 16 
Albert Gallatin
(Politician, Diplomat)

Albert Gallatin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1761
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: August 12

 17 

Juliette Récamier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 3, 1777
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: May 11

 18 
Mary Lyon
(Pioneer in Women's Education)

Mary Lyon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 28, 1797
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckland
Died: March 5

 19 

Juliusz Słowacki
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kremenets', Ukraine
Died: April 3

Charles Albert of Sardinia
0
Birthdate: October 2, 1798
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: July 28

 21 
William Etty
(Painter)

William Etty
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York
Died: November 13

 22 
Anita Garibaldi
(Giuseppe Garibaldi's wife)

Anita Garibaldi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laguna, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Died: August 4

Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 20, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: December 15

 24 

Goffredo Mameli
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: July 6

 25 
Marie Dorval
(Actress)

Marie Dorval
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lorient, France
Died: May 20

 26 
Thomas Robert Bugeaud
(Marshal of France)

Thomas Robert Bugeaud
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 15, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limoges, France
Died: June 10

 27 
Edward Hicks
(Painter)

Edward Hicks
0
Birthdate: April 4, 1780
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 23

 28 

Hartley Coleridge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingsdown, England
Died: January 6

Thomas Lovell Beddoes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1803
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clifton, Bristol, England
Died: January 26

 30 

Maria Monk
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 27, 1816
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canada
Died: 1849 AD

 31 
Jacob Perkins
(Inventor)

Jacob Perkins
1
Birthdate: July 9, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30

 32 
Elijah Johnson
(Colonial agent)

Elijah Johnson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1789 AD
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: April 3

 33 
Friedrich Kalkbrenner
(First Pianist to Introduce Long and Rapid Octave Passages in Both Hands)

Friedrich Kalkbrenner
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 2, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: near Kassel, Germany
Died: June 10

 34 
Nathan Read
(Engineer)

Nathan Read
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1759
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warren, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 20

Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: September 1, 1789
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clonmel
Died: June 4

 36 
Ruan Yuan
(Official)

Ruan Yuan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 21, 1764
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yizheng, China
Died: November 27

 37 
Otto Nicolai
(composer)

Otto Nicolai
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: May 11

James Clarence Mangan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 20

 39 

Benjamin D'Urban
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1777
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halesworth, England
Died: May 25

 40 
Lajos Batthyány
(Statesman)

Lajos Batthyány
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: October 6

 41 

Marc Isambard Brunel
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 25, 1769
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hacqueville, Normandy, France
Died: December 12

 42 
William Miller
(Preacher)

William Miller
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1782
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 20

 43 
John Fielden
(Industrialist)

John Fielden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 17, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Todmorden, England
Died: May 29

 44 

Horace Smith
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 12

 45 
Domenico Barberi
(Theologian)

Domenico Barberi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Viterbo, Italy
Died: August 27

 46 

James Justinian Morier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1782
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smyrna, Turkey
Died: March 19

Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1798
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russian
Died: September 9

 48 

Peter De Wint
0
Birthdate: January 21, 1784
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stone, England
Died: January 30

François Marius Granet
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: November 21

Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1842
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 10