Famous People Who Died In 1851

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1851. This list includes people like Mary Shelley, J. M. W. Turner, James Fenimore Cooper, John James Audubon, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include composers, artists, mathematicians and military leaders who died in 1851. This list includes people from France, Germany, United States & 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 Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 30, 1797
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somers Town, London, England
Died: February 1

 2 J. M. W. Turner

J. M. W. Turner
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Famous As: Romantic painter
Birthdate: April 23, 1775
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 19

 3 John James Audubon

John James Audubon
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Famous As: Naturalist, Painter, Ornithologist
Birthdate: April 26, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Les Cayes
Died: January 27

 4 James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1789
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burlington, New Jersey
Died: September 14

 5 Hans Christian Ørsted

Hans Christian Ørsted
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 14, 1777
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rudkøbing
Died: March 9

 6 Louis Daguerre

Louis Daguerre
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 18, 1787
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France
Died: July 10

 7 Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi

Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 10, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: February 18
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 8 Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: December 10, 1787
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Died: September 10

 9 Rama III

Rama III
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Famous As: King of Siam
Birthdate: March 31, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: April 2

 10 Karl Drais

Karl Drais
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Famous As: Inventor, Forester
Birthdate: April 29, 1785
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Karlsruhe
Died: December 10

 11 Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: General
Birthdate: March 28, 1785
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: August 27

 12 Marie Thérèse of France

Marie Thérèse of France
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 19, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, France
Died: October 19

 13 Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover

Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover
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Famous As: King of Hanover
Birthdate: June 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18

 14 Albert Lortzing

Albert Lortzing
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 23, 1801
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 21

 15 Francisco Montes Reina

Francisco Montes Reina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bullfighter
Birthdate: January 13, 1805
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Spain
Died: April 4

 16 Joanna Baillie

Joanna Baillie
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 11, 1762
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Scotland
Died: February 23

 17 Josefa Segovia

Josefa Segovia
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 1820 AD
Birthplace: United States
Died: July 5

 18 Marie-Louise Coidavid

Marie-Louise Coidavid
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Queen regnant
Birthdate: May 8, 1778
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bredou, Ouanaminthe, Saint-Domingue
Died: March 14

 19 Manuel de Godoy

Manuel de Godoy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: May 12, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Castuera, Spain
Died: October 4

 20 Henry Luttrell

Henry Luttrell
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1765 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: December 19

 21 Joel Roberts Poinsett

Joel Roberts Poinsett
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: March 2, 1779
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 12

 22 John Brown Russwurm

John Brown Russwurm
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Famous As: Journalist, Publisher
Birthdate: October 1, 1799
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica
Died: June 17

 23 Seh-Dong-Hong-Beh

Seh-Dong-Hong-Beh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: 1835 AD
Birthplace: Dahomey, Benin
Died: 1851 AD

 24 Sylvester Graham

Sylvester Graham
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Presbyterian minister
Birthdate: July 5, 1794
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Suffield, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 11

 25 Jean-de-Dieu Soult

Jean-de-Dieu Soult
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: March 29, 1769
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Amans-la-Bastide, France
Died: November 26

 26 Lorenz Oken

Lorenz Oken
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: August 1, 1779
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bohlsbach, Germany
Died: August 11

 27 Dean Mahomed

Dean Mahomed
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Traveller, surgeon, entrepreneur, and one of the most notable early non-European immigrants to the Western World
Birthdate: April 30, 1759
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Patna, Bihar, India
Died: February 24

 28 Stanko Vraz

Stanko Vraz
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Famous As: Croatian-Slovene poet, translator, and publisher who was associated with the nineteenth-century Illyrian movement
Birthdate: June 30, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Slovenia
Died: May 20

 29 Henry Miller Shreve

Henry Miller Shreve
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: October 21, 1785
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Died: March 6

 30 Therese Malfatti

Therese Malfatti
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician best known as one of the possible dedicatees of Beethoven's famous bagatelle, Für Elise, WoO 59
Birthdate: January 1, 1792
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 27

 31 Petar II Petrović-Njegoš

Petar II Petrović-Njegoš
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince-Bishop of Montenegro
Birthdate: November 13, 1813
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Njeguši, Montenegro
Died: October 31

 32 Princess Augusta of Bavaria

Princess Augusta of Bavaria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: June 21, 1788
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: May 13

 33 Gaspare Spontini

Gaspare Spontini
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Italian opera composer
Birthdate: November 14, 1774
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maiolati Spontini
Died: January 24

 34 John Philip

John Philip
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missionary
Birthdate: April 14, 1775
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Died: August 27

 35 Karl Lachmann

Karl Lachmann
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Famous As: Philologist
Birthdate: March 4, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Braunschweig, Germany
Died: March 13

 36 Prince Wilhelm of Prussia

Prince Wilhelm of Prussia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 3, 1783
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 28

 37 Levi Woodbury

Levi Woodbury
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Birthdate: December 22, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Francestown, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 4

 38 Sebetwane

Sebetwane
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1790 AD
Birthplace: Africa
Died: July 7

 39 Archibald Alexander

Archibald Alexander
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: American theologian
Birthdate: April 17, 1772
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 22

 40 Thomas Davenport

Thomas Davenport
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Famous As: American inventor
Birthdate: July 9, 1802
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Williamstown, Vermont, United States
Died: July 6

 41 George Thomson

George Thomson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 4, 1757
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fife, Scotland
Died: February 18

 42 Mizuno Tadakuni

Mizuno Tadakuni
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Goverment official
Birthdate: July 19, 1794
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Japan
Died: March 12

 43 Esteban Echeverría

Esteban Echeverría
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: January 19

 44 Anna Warner Bailey

Anna Warner Bailey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Patriot
Birthdate: October 11, 1758
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Groton, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 10