Famous People Who Died In 1850

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1850. This list includes people like William Wordsworth, Zachary Taylor, John C. Calhoun, Robert Peel, Honoré de Balzac and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, prime ministers, physicists and emperors & kings who died in 1850. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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William Wordsworth
62
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of Great Britain
Died: April 23
 2 
Zachary Taylor
(12th President of the United States (1849-50))
Zachary Taylor
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barboursville, Virginia, United States
Died: July 9
 3 
John C. Calhoun
(7th Vice President of the U.S.A)
John C. Calhoun
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1782
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abbeville
Died: March 31
 4 
Edward Baker Lincoln
(Abraham Lincoln’s Son)
Edward Baker Lincoln
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 10, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: February 1
 5 
Honoré de Balzac
(French Novelist and Playwright Known for His Magnum Opus 'La Comédie humaine')
Honoré de Balzac
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18
 6 
Louis Philippe I
(The Last King and Penultimate Monarch of France)
Louis Philippe I
4
Birthdate: October 6, 1773
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: August 26
 7 
Robert Peel
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834 – 1835, 1841 – 1846))
Robert Peel
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 5, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire, England
Died: July 2
 8 
Marie Tussaud
(French Wax Sculpture Artist and Founder of 'Madame Tussauds', the Wax Museum in London)
Marie Tussaud
1
Birthdate: December 1, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: April 16
 9 
José de San Martín
(Military Leader, Politician)
José de San Martín
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1778
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yapeyú
Died: August 17
 10 
Margaret Fuller
(American Journalist, Critic, Editor, and Women's Rights Advocate)
Margaret Fuller
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 23, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 19
 11 
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
(French Chemist and Physicist Who Discovered That Water is Made of Two Parts Hydrogen and One Part Oxygen)
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, France
Died: May 9
 12 
Richard Mentor Johnson
(Vice President of the United States (1837-41))
Richard Mentor Johnson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 19
 13 
Frédéric Bastiat
(Member of the National Assembly of France (1848 - 1850))
Frédéric Bastiat
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: December 24
 14 
Adoniram Judson
(Missionary)
Adoniram Judson
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 9, 1788
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malden
Died: April 12
 15 
Robert Stevenson
(Civil engineer)
Robert Stevenson
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 8, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 12
Louise of Orléans
0
Birthdate: April 3, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palermo
Died: October 11
 17 
Bashir Shihab II
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1767
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gazir, Iran
Died: 1850 AD
 18 
Johann Heinrich von Thünen
(German Economist Known for His Theory of The Isolated State)
Johann Heinrich von Thünen
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1783
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wangerland, Germany
Died: September 22
Oliver Cowdery
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 3, 1806
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wells
Died: March 3
 20 
Józef Bem
(Engineer)
Józef Bem
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 14, 1794
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tarnów, Poland
Died: December 10
 21 
William Sturgeon
(Physicist, Inventor)
William Sturgeon
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 22, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whittington
Died: December 4
 22 
José Gervasio Artigas
(Politician, Military general)
José Gervasio Artigas
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1764
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: September 23
 23 
William Kirby
(Founder of Entomology)
William Kirby
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 19, 1759
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Witnesham, Suffolk, England
Died: July 4
 24 
Hone Heke
0
Birthdate: 1807 AD
Birthplace: Pakaraka
Died: August 6
 25 
William Prout
(Chemist)
William Prout
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 15, 1785
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Horton, England
Died: April 9
 26 
Nikolaus Lenau
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 13, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lenauheim, Romania
Died: August 22
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1774
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: July 8
Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 23, 1773
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 26
 29 
Daoguang Emperor
(Former Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1820 - 1850))
Daoguang Emperor
1
Birthdate: September 16, 1782
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Died: February 26
 30 
Jacob Jones
(Naval officer)
Jacob Jones
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1768
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Smyrna, Delaware, United States
Died: August 3
 31 
Andrei Sychra
(Musician)
Andrei Sychra
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1773 AD
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: December 3
 32 
Wilhelm Beer
(German Banker and Astronomer Who Constructed the Most Complete Map of the Moon of His Time ‘Mappa Selenographica')
Wilhelm Beer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 4, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 27
 33 
Lin Zexu
(Official)
Lin Zexu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1785
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fuzhou, China
Died: November 22
 34 
William Reid Clanny
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 1776 AD
Birthplace: Bangor, Northern Ireland
Died: January 10
 35 
The Bāb
(Religious Leaders)
The Bāb
4
Birthdate: October 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
Died: July 9
 36 
William Allan
(Painter)
William Allan
0
Birthdate: 1782 AD
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: February 23
 37 
Jean-Pierre Boyer
(President of Haiti from 1818 to 1843)
Jean-Pierre Boyer
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Died: July 9
 38 
William Joseph Chaminade
(Catholic priest)
William Joseph Chaminade
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1761
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of France
Died: January 22
Adam Oehlenschläger
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 14, 1779
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 20
 40 
Charles Knowlton
(Physician)
Charles Knowlton
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 10, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Templeton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 20
 41 
Gottfried Schadow
0
Birthdate: May 20, 1764
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 27
 42 
Pedro Afonso, Prince Imperial of Brazil
(Second son and youngest child of Emperor Dom Pedro II and Dona Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies)
Pedro Afonso, Prince Imperial of Brazil
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Palácio Imperial de São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: January 10
 43 
Pedro de Sousa Holstein, duque de Palmela
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1781
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: October 12
 44 
Germain Henri Hess
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 7, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: December 30
 45 
Ntare IV of Burundi
(King of Burundi)
Ntare IV of Burundi
0
Birthplace: Mugera
Died: 1850 AD
Yisrael Friedman of Ruzhin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 5, 1796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pohrebyshche, Ukraine
Died: October 9
William Lisle Bowles
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 24, 1762
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kings Sutton, England
Died: April 7
Benedict Joseph Flaget
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1763
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Contournat, France
Died: February 11
 49 
Giuseppe Giusti
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
Died: March 31
 50 
Satō Nobuhiro
(Japanese Political Scientist Who is Considered the Founder of the 'Greater East Asia' Concept)
Satō Nobuhiro
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 18, 1769
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nishimonai, Japan
Died: February 17