Famous People Who Died In 1855

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1855. This list includes people like Søren Kierkegaard, Nicholas I of Russia, Charlotte Bronte, Carl F. Gauss, Soren Kierkegaard and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, philosophers, political leaders and novelists who died in 1855. This list includes people from Germany, United States, England and many more countries.
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 1 
Carl F. Gauss
(One of the Greatest Mathematicians of All Tim)
Carl F. Gauss
13
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 30, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 23
 2 
Charlotte Bronte
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thornton, Yorkshire, England
Died: March 31
 3 
Soren Kierkegaard
(Religious Author Who is Considered to be the First 'Existentialist' Philosopher)
Soren Kierkegaard
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Birthdate: May 5, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 11
 4 
Nicholas I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1825 - 1855))
Nicholas I of Russia
6
Birthdate: July 6, 1796
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gattšina lossipark, Russia
Died: March 2
 5 
Adam Mickiewicz
(Best Known as One of Poland's 'Three Bards' & A Primary Figure in European Romanticism)
Adam Mickiewicz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 24, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zavosse, Belarus
Died: November 26
Amschel Mayer Rothschild
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 12, 1773
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: December 6
 7 
Thomas Mitchell
(Scottish-born Australian Explorer and Surveyor)
Thomas Mitchell
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Craigend, Glasgow, Scotland
Died: October 5
 8 
François Rude
(Sculptor)
François Rude
0
Birthdate: January 4, 1784
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: November 3
 9 
John Gorrie
(Physician)
John Gorrie
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: June 29
 10 
Robert Mills
(American architect)
Robert Mills
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: August 12, 1781
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: March 3
 11 
Mary Russell Mitford
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1787
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Alresford, England
Died: January 10
 12 
Dorothy Wordsworth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 25, 1771
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cockermouth, England
Died: January 25
Konstantin Batyushkov
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1787
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vologda, Russia
Died: July 19
 14 
Jacques Charles François Sturm
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 29, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: December 15
 15 
Samuel Rogers
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 30, 1763
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Died: December 18
 16 
Mihály Vörösmarty
(Hungarian Poet and Dramatist)
Mihály Vörösmarty
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 1, 1800
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kápolnásnyék, Hungary
Died: November 19
 17 
François Magendie
(French physiologist and a Pioneer of Experimental Physiology)
François Magendie
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1783
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: October 7
 18 
Abbott Lawrence
(Businessman)
Abbott Lawrence
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 16, 1792
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Groton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 18
 19 
Louis-Mathieu Molé
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1781
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 23
 20 
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 18, 1786
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 30
 21 
Ahmad I ibn Mustafa
(Bey of Tunisia)
Ahmad I ibn Mustafa
1
Birthdate: December 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
Died: May 30
 22 
Adelaide of Austria
0
Birthdate: June 3, 1822
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Milan, Italy
Died: January 20
 23 
FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
(Was a British Army officer. When a junior officer, he served in the Peninsular War)
FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 30, 1788
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Badminton, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 28
 24 
Antonio Rosmini
(Italian Roman Catholic Priest and Philosopher)
Antonio Rosmini
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Birthdate: March 25, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rovereto, Italy
Died: July 1
 25 
Empress Xiaojingcheng
0
Birthdate: June 19, 1812
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tongliao, China
Died: August 21
 26 
Sergey Uvarov
(Statesman)
Sergey Uvarov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 16
 27 
Henry De la Beche
(English Palaeontologist and Geologist)
Henry De la Beche
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 10, 1796
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 13
Maria Adeodata Pisani
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: February 25
 29 
Jean-Baptiste Isabey
1
Birthdate: April 11, 1767
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: April 18
Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1790
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boxholm Municipality, Sweden
Died: July 21
 31 
Jean de Charpentier
(German-Swiss Geologist Who Conducted Extensive Research on the Glaciers of the Swiss Alps)
Jean de Charpentier
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 8, 1786
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Freiberg, Germany
Died: December 12
 32 
Susan Shelby Magoffin
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 30, 1827
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 26
 33 
Henry Lehman
(merchant, banker, businessperson)
Henry Lehman
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1822 AD
Birthplace: Rimpar
Died: November 17
 34 
Guglielmo Pepe
(Italian Patriot and General)
Guglielmo Pepe
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1783
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Squillace, Italy
Died: August 8
 35 
Diponegoro
(Prince)
Diponegoro
1
Birthdate: November 11, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Died: January 8
 36 
Poul Christian Stemann
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 14, 1764
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 25
Carl Mayer von Rothschild
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 24, 1788
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: March 10
 38 
Gérard de Nerval
(Best known for his novellas and poems, especially the collection Les Filles du feu (The Daughters of Fire))
Gérard de Nerval
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 25, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 26
Infante Carlos, Count of Molina
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 29, 1788
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Aranjuez, Spain
Died: March 10
 40 
August Leopold Crelle
(Mathematician)
August Leopold Crelle
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 17, 1780
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wriezen, Germany
Died: October 6
 41 
Richard Jones
(Economist)
Richard Jones
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Birthdate: 1790 AD
Birthplace: Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
Died: January 20
 42 
George Bellas Greenough
(Geologist, Politician)
George Bellas Greenough
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 18, 1778
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 2
 43 
Feargus OConnor
(Chartist Leader)
Feargus OConnor
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1794
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Castletown, Ireland
Died: August 30
August Ludwig Follen
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 21, 1794
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Giessen, Germany
Died: December 26
 45 
János Majláth
(Translator)
János Majláth
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1786
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: January 3
Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1766
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: March 26
 47 
Joseph Hume
(Politician)
Joseph Hume
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Listed In:
Birthdate: January 22, 1777
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montrose
Died: February 20
 48 
Auguste Febvrier Despointes
(Served as the first commandant of New Caledonia from 24 September 1853 to 1 January 1854)
Auguste Febvrier Despointes
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1796 AD
Birthplace: Le Vauclin, Martinique, France
Died: March 5
 49 
Maria Theresa of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 21, 1801
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 12
 50 
Bryan Donkin
(Developer)
Bryan Donkin
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1768
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sandree, England
Died: February 27