Famous People Who Died In 1849

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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.
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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
42
Birthdate: January 19, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7
 2 
Frédéric Chopin
(Polish Composer and Virtuoso Pianist of the Romantic Period)
Frédéric Chopin
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 1, 1810
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Żelazowa Wola, Poland
Died: October 17
 3 
James K. Polk
(11th President of the United States)
James K. Polk
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 15
 4 
Delphine LaLaurie
(New Orleans Socialite and Serial Killer Who Tortured and Murdered Slaves in Her Household)
Delphine LaLaurie
26
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 7
 5 
Katsushika Hokusai
7
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
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1769
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kavala, Greece
Died: August 2
 7 
Dolley Madison
(Wife of James Madison, the Fourth President of the United States)
Dolley Madison
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1768
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County
Died: July 12
 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
2
Birthdate: March 14, 1804
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 25
 10 
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
(Former Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and Hanover (1830 - 1837))
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Meiningen, Germany
Died: December 2
 11 
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
 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
 13 
Albert Gallatin
(Politician, Diplomat)
Albert Gallatin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1761
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geneva
Died: August 12
 14 
Maria Edgeworth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1768
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Blackbourton, England
Died: May 22
 15 
Juliette Récamier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 3, 1777
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: May 11
 16 
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
 17 
Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
(German Chemist Best Known for Inventing the First Lighter)
Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1780
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hof, Germany
Died: March 24
 18 
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
 19 
Juliusz Słowacki
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kremenets', Ukraine
Died: April 3
 20 
Edward Hicks
(American Folk Painter and Distinguished Religious Minister of the 'Society of Friends')
Edward Hicks
0
Birthdate: April 4, 1780
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 23
 21 
Marie Dorval
(Actress)
Marie Dorval
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lorient, France
Died: May 20
 22 
Goffredo Mameli
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1827
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: July 6
 23 
William II of the Netherlands
(Former 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
 24 
Jacob Perkins
(American Inventor, Mechanical Engineer and Physicist Known for His Inventing of 'Refrigerator')
Jacob Perkins
1
Birthdate: July 9, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 30
Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 20, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: December 15
 26 
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
James Clarence Mangan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 1, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 20
 28 
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
 29 
Hartley Coleridge
(British Poet, Biographer and Essayist Best Known for His Sonnets and for a Lyrical Play Entitled Prometheus)
Hartley Coleridge
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1796
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clevedon, Somerset, England
Died: January 6
 30 
Elijah Johnson
(Colonial agent)
Elijah Johnson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1789 AD
Birthplace: Liberia
Died: April 3
 31 
William Etty
(Painter)
William Etty
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York
Died: November 13
 32 
Benjamin D'Urban
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1777
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halesworth, England
Died: May 25
 33 
Nathan Read
(Former United States Representative, Engineer and Inventor of the High-Pressure Steam Engine)
Nathan Read
0
Birthdate: July 2, 1759
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warren, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 20
 34 
Horace Smith
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 12
Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1798
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russian
Died: September 9
Charles Albert of Sardinia
0
Birthdate: October 2, 1798
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: July 28
 37 
William Miller
(Preacher)
William Miller
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1782
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 20
 38 
Lajos Batthyány
(Statesman)
Lajos Batthyány
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: October 6
Thomas Lovell Beddoes
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1803
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clifton, Bristol, England
Died: January 26
 40 
John Fielden
(Industrialist)
John Fielden
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 17, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Todmorden, England
Died: May 29
 41 
Marc Isambard Brunel
(French-British Engineer Who Constructed the 'Thames Tunnel')
Marc Isambard Brunel
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 25, 1769
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hacqueville, Normandy, France
Died: December 12
 42 
Ruan Yuan
(Official)
Ruan Yuan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 21, 1764
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yizheng, China
Died: November 27
 43 
Domenico Barberi
(Italian Theologian and Saint)
Domenico Barberi
0
Birthdate: June 22, 1792
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Viterbo, Italy
Died: August 27
 44 
James Justinian Morier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 15, 1782
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smyrna, Turkey
Died: March 19
 45 
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
 47 
Marie Manning
(Murderer)
Marie Manning
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1821 AD
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: November 13
 48 
François Habeneck
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 22, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières, France
Died: February 8
 49 
Stephan Endlicher
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 24, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
Died: March 28
 50 
Amariah Brigham
(Psychiatrist)
Amariah Brigham
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 26, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 8