Famous People Who Died In 1856

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1856. This list includes people like Robert Schumann, Max Stirner, Heinrich Heine, Manuela Sáenz, Amedeo Avogadro and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, military leaders and poets who died in 1856. This list includes people from France, United States, England & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Robert Schumann
(One of the Greatest Composer of the Romantic Era which include 'Carnaval, Symphonic Studies and Kinderszenen')
Robert Schumann
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zwickau, Germany
Died: July 29
 2 
Amedeo Avogadro
(Chemist and Physicist)
Amedeo Avogadro
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 9, 1776
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: July 9
 3 
Manuela Sáenz
(South American Revolutionary and Spy)
Manuela Sáenz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1795
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
Died: November 23
 4 
Max Stirner
(German Philosopher Best Known for His Work ‘The Ego and Its Own’)
Max Stirner
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Birthdate: October 25, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany
Died: June 26
 5 
Eston Hemings
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 21, 1808
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monticello, Virginia, United States
Died: January 3
 6 
Heinrich Heine
(German Poet & Literary Critic Know for His Works 'Germany. A Winter's Tale' and 'Buch der Lieder')
Heinrich Heine
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: February 17
 7 
Paul Delaroche
(Former painter whose painstakingly realistic historical subjects made him one of the most successful academic artists of mid-19th-century France)
Paul Delaroche
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Birthdate: July 17, 1797
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 4
 8 
Adolphe Adam
(French Music Critic, Teacher, and Composer Best Remembered for His Ballets, 'Le corsaire' and 'Giselle')
Adolphe Adam
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Birthdate: July 24, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 3
 9 
Nikolai Lobachevsky
(Mathematician)
Nikolai Lobachevsky
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1792
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: February 24
 10 
Ľudovít Štúr
(Revolutionary Politician and an Important Figure in Slovak History)
Ľudovít Štúr
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 28, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uhrovec, Slovakia
Died: January 12
 11 
William Buckland
(English Theologian, Palaeontologist, and Geologist Who Wrote the First Full Account of a Dinosaur Fossil)
William Buckland
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 12, 1784
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Axminster, Devon, England
Died: August 14
Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 12, 1804
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bavaria, Germany
Died: November 13
 13 
John M. Clayton
(Politician)
John M. Clayton
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 24, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dagsboro, Delaware, United States
Died: November 9
 14 
Charles Frédéric Gerhardt
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: August 19
 15 
Ninomiya Sontoku
(Philosopher)
Ninomiya Sontoku
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Birthdate: September 4, 1787
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: November 17
 16 
Théodore Guérin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 2, 1798
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Étables-sur-Mer, France
Died: May 14
Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1782
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: November 18
 18 
James Strang
(American Religious Leader and Founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
James Strang
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1813
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Scipio, New York, United States
Died: July 9
 19 
Father Mathew
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1790
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: County Tipperary, Ireland
Died: December 8
 20 
István Ferenczy
(Hungarian sculptor)
István Ferenczy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1792
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 4
 21 
Nicolas-Charles Bochsa
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 9, 1789
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montmédy, France
Died: January 6
 22 
Alonzo Morphy
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 23, 1798
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 22
 23 
John Ross
(Navy Officer)
John Ross
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1777
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Balsarroch, Scotland
Died: August 30
 24 
William Palmer
(physician, serial killer)
William Palmer
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 6, 1824
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rugeley
Died: June 14
 25 
Théodore Chassériau
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Birthdate: September 20, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Limón, Dominican Republic
Died: October 8
Florestan, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 10, 1785
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 20
Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet
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Birthdate: March 8, 1788
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: May 6
 28 
Jovan Sterija Popović
(One of the best comic playwrights in Serbian literature)
Jovan Sterija Popović
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 13, 1806
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vršac, Serbia
Died: March 10
 29 
Étienne Cabet
(Philosopher)
Étienne Cabet
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Birthdate: January 1, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: November 9
 30 
Hugh Miller
(Geologist)
Hugh Miller
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 10, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cromarty, Scotland
Died: December 24
 31 
Karel Havlíček Borovský
(Czech Writer and Journalist Who Popularized the 'National News' Newspaper)
Karel Havlíček Borovský
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Birthdate: October 31, 1821
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havlíčkova Borová, Czechia
Died: July 29
 32 
Pyotr Chaadayev
(Russian author)
Pyotr Chaadayev
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Birthdate: June 7, 1794
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: April 26
 33 
Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge
(Former Governor-General of India)
Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 30, 1785
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrotham, England
Died: September 24
 34 
Yang Xiuqing
(Leader)
Yang Xiuqing
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guiping, China
Died: September 2
 35 
David d'Angers
(Sculptor)
David d'Angers
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Birthdate: March 12, 1788
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Angers, France
Died: January 4
 36 
Said bin Sultan
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Birthdate: June 5, 1791
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Muscat, Oman
Died: October 19
 37 
Ivan Fyodorovich Paskevich
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1782
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
Died: February 1
 38 
Colin Halkett
(British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey)
Colin Halkett
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1774
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Venlo, Netherlands
Died: September 24
 39 
Hendrik George de Perponcher Sedlnitsky
(Diplomat, Military personnel)
Hendrik George de Perponcher Sedlnitsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1771
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Hague
Died: November 29
 40 
Thomas Attwood
(Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom, Banker and Economist)
Thomas Attwood
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 6, 1783
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Halesowen, Shropshire, England
Died: March 6
 41 
Agostino Bassi
(Entomologist)
Agostino Bassi
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 25, 1773
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mairago, Italy
Died: February 8
 42 
Augustin Thierry
(Historian)
Augustin Thierry
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Birthdate: May 10, 1795
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blois, France
Died: May 22
Lucia Elizabeth Vestris
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 3, 1797
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 8
 44 
Thomas Doughty
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Birthdate: July 19, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 22
 45 
George Henry Evans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 25, 1805
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bromyard, Herefordshire, England
Died: February 2
 46 
Ivan Kireyevsky
(Literary Critic)
Ivan Kireyevsky
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Birthdate: April 3, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 23
 47 
Robert L. Stevens
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Birthdate: October 18, 1787
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 20
 48 
Adolphe Monod
(Clergyman)
Adolphe Monod
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1802
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: April 6
 49 
Gim Jeong-hui
(Calligrapher)
Gim Jeong-hui
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Birthdate: June 3, 1786
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kyongho-ri, South Korea
Died: October 10
 50 
Wilhelm von Biela
(Austrian Astronomer for His Discovery that 'Biela’s Comet', Reappeared at Intervals of 6.7 Years)
Wilhelm von Biela
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1782
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Roßla, Südharz, Germany
Died: February 18