Famous People Who Died In 1850

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.

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 William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of Great Britain
Died: April 23

 2 Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor
22
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 12th President of United States
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barboursville, Virginia, United States
Died: June 30

 3 John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun
7
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 7th Vice President of the U.S.A
Birthdate: March 18, 1782
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abbeville
Died: March 31

 4 Robert Peel

Robert Peel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1841-1846)
Birthdate: February 5, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bury, Lancashire, England
Died: July 2

 5 Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist and Playwright
Birthdate: May 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18

 6 Edward Baker Lincoln

Edward Baker Lincoln
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Abraham Lincoln’s Son
Birthdate: March 10, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: February 1

 7 José de San Martín

José de San Martín
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader, Politician
Birthdate: February 25, 1778
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yapeyú
Died: August 17
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 8 Marie Tussaud

Marie Tussaud
1
Famous As: Visual Artist, Wax Sculptor
Birthdate: December 7, 1761
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: April 16

 9 Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller
0
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Journalist, Activist
Birthdate: May 23, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 19

 10 Louis-Philippe I of France

Louis-Philippe I of France
4
Famous As: King of France
Birthdate: October 6, 1773
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Domaine National du Palais-Royal, Paris, France
Died: August 26

 11 Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: December 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, France
Died: May 9

 12 Frederic Bastiat

Frederic Bastiat
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 30, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: December 24

 13 Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: August 9, 1788
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Malden
Died: April 12

 14 Richard Mentor Johnson

Richard Mentor Johnson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Vice President of the United States (1837-41)
Birthdate: October 17, 1780
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 19

 15 Louise of Orléans

Louise of Orléans
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Birthdate: April 3, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palermo
Died: October 11

 16 Johann Heinrich von Thünen

Johann Heinrich von Thünen
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 24, 1783
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wangerland, Germany
Died: September 22

 17 Oliver Cowdery

Oliver Cowdery
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 3, 1806
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wells
Died: March 3

 18 Bashir Shihab II

Bashir Shihab II
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: January 2, 1767
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gazir, Iran
Died: 1850 AD

 19 Józef Bem

Józef Bem
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 14, 1794
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tarnów, Poland
Died: December 10

 20 Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 8, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: July 12

 21 William Sturgeon

William Sturgeon
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Inventor
Birthdate: May 22, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whittington
Died: December 4

 22 Lin Zexu

Lin Zexu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Official
Birthdate: August 30, 1785
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fuzhou, China
Died: November 22

 23 Nikolaus Lenau

Nikolaus Lenau
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 13, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lenauheim, Romania
Died: August 22

 24 William Kirby

William Kirby
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Entomologist
Birthdate: September 19, 1759
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Witnesham, Suffolk, England
Died: July 4

 25 Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: October 23, 1773
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 26

 26 Jacob Jones

Jacob Jones
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval officer
Birthdate: February 29, 1768
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Smyrna, Delaware, United States
Died: August 3

 27 Daoguang Emperor

Daoguang Emperor
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Famous As: Emperor of China
Birthdate: September 16, 1782
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Died: February 25

 28 William Reid Clanny

William Reid Clanny
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: 1776 AD
Birthplace: Bangor, Northern Ireland
Died: January 10

 29 Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Marshal
Birthdate: February 24, 1774
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: July 8

 30 The Bāb

The Bāb
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Famous As: Religious Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
Died: July 9

 31 Andrei Sychra

Andrei Sychra
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 1773 AD
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: December 3

 32 William Joseph Chaminade

William Joseph Chaminade
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Catholic priest
Birthdate: April 8, 1761
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of France
Died: January 22

 33 José Gervasio Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military general
Birthdate: June 19, 1764
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: September 23

 34 Jean-Pierre Boyer

Jean-Pierre Boyer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 15, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Died: July 9

 35 Pedro Afonso, Prince Imperial of Brazil

Pedro Afonso, Prince Imperial of Brazil
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Second son and youngest child of Emperor Dom Pedro II and Dona Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies
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

 36 Hone Heke

Hone Heke
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Birthdate: 1807 AD
Birthplace: Pakaraka
Died: August 6

 37 Adam Oehlenschläger

Adam Oehlenschläger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 14, 1779
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 20

 38 William Prout

William Prout
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: January 15, 1785
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Horton, England
Died: April 9

 39 Germain Henri Hess

Germain Henri Hess
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 7, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: December 30

 40 Ntare IV of Burundi

Ntare IV of Burundi
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Famous As: King of Burundi
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mugera
Died: 1850 AD

 41 Yisrael Friedman of Ruzhin

Yisrael Friedman of Ruzhin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Rabbis
Birthdate: October 5, 1796
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pohrebyshche, Ukraine
Died: October 9

 42 Pedro de Sousa Holstein, duque de Palmela

Pedro de Sousa Holstein, duque de Palmela
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Portuguese statesman
Birthdate: May 8, 1781
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: October 12

 43 Charles Knowlton

Charles Knowlton
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 10, 1800
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Templeton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 20

 44 Gottfried Schadow

Gottfried Schadow
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: May 20, 1764
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 27

 45 William Lisle Bowles

William Lisle Bowles
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 24, 1762
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kings Sutton, England
Died: April 7

 46 Wilhelm Beer

Wilhelm Beer
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: January 4, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 27

 47 Nicolas François, Count Mollien

Nicolas François, Count Mollien
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: February 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: April 20

 48 Benedict Joseph Flaget

Benedict Joseph Flaget
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: November 7, 1763
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Contournat, France
Died: February 11

 49 Giuseppe Giusti

Giuseppe Giusti
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
Died: March 31

 50 Satō Nobuhiro

Satō Nobuhiro
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: July 18, 1769
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nishimonai, Japan
Died: February 17