Famous People Who Died In 1857

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1857. This list includes people like Mangal Pandey, Auguste Comte, Augustin-Louis Cauchy, Mikhail Glinka, Alfred de Musset and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, novelists, mathematicians and explorers who died in 1857. This list includes people from France, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Angelica Hamilton
(Daughter of Elizabeth Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton)
Angelica Hamilton
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 25, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States
Died: February 6
 2 
Auguste Comte
(French Philosopher and Founder of Sociology and Positivism )
Auguste Comte
9
Birthdate: January 19, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5
 3 
Mangal Pandey
(Indian Soldier Who Played an Important Role During the Time of the Indian Rebellion of 1857)
Mangal Pandey
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 19, 1827
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nagwa, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: April 8
 4 
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
(Mathematician)
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 21, 1789
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: May 23
 5 
Mikhail Glinka
(Russian Composer Who is Regarded as the Fountainhead of Russian Classical Music)
Mikhail Glinka
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1804
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yelninsky District, Smolensk Oblast, Russia
Died: February 15
 6 
Carl Czerny
(Austrian Pianist and Composer Known for His Pedagogical Works for the Piano)
Carl Czerny
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 21, 1791
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 15
 7 
Alfred de Musset
(French Writer Best Known for His Autobiographical Novel ‘The Confession of a Child of the Century’)
Alfred de Musset
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 2
 8 
David Thompson
(Canadian Fur Trader, Surveyor and Cartographer)
David Thompson
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 30, 1770
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Westminster, England
Died: February 10
Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 25, 1776
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: April 30
 10 
George Cayley
(British Engineer, Inventor and Aviator Known for Designing First Successful Human Glider)
George Cayley
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1773
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Died: December 15
 11 
John Nicholson
(Colonial official)
John Nicholson
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1822
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 23
 12 
Eugène Sue
(Novelist)
Eugène Sue
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1804
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 3
 13 
Henry Montgomery Lawrence
(Surveyor in British India Who Founded Military-Style Boarding Schools in India)
Henry Montgomery Lawrence
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 28, 1806
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Matara, Sri Lanka
Died: July 4
 14 
Francis Beaufort
(Irish Hydrographer Who was the Creator of the Beaufort Scale for Indicating Wind Force)
Francis Beaufort
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 27, 1774
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Navan, County Meath, Ireland
Died: December 17
 15 
William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
(British Diplomat and Former Governor-General of India)
William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1773
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bath, England
Died: March 13
 16 
Agustina de Aragon
(Military officer)
Agustina de Aragon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1786
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reus, Spain
Died: May 29
 17 
Manuel Oribe
(Former 2nd Constitutional President of Uruguay)
Manuel Oribe
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1792
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: November 12
 18 
Alcide d'Orbigny
(French Paleontologist Known for His Pathbreaking Exploration of South American Natural History)
Alcide d'Orbigny
0
Birthdate: September 6, 1802
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coueron, France
Died: June 30
 19 
Louis-Jacques Thenard
(French Chemist Who Discovered Thenard’s Blue, a Pigment Used in the Colouring of Porcelain)
Louis-Jacques Thenard
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 4, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aube, France
Died: June 21
 20 
Elisha Kent Kane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 3, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 16
Louis-Eugène Cavaignac
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 15, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 28
 22 
Eugène François Vidocq
(French Criminal Turned Criminalist - Regarded as the 'First Private Detective')
Eugène François Vidocq
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arras, France
Died: May 11
 23 
Charles Lucien Bonaparte
(French Ornithologist and Naturalist)
Charles Lucien Bonaparte
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 24, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 29
 24 
Dolores Veintimilla
(Ecuadorian Poet Best Remembered for Her Poem, 'Quejas')
Dolores Veintimilla
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1829 AD
Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
Died: May 23
 25 
Preston Brooks
(Politician)
Preston Brooks
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 5, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Edgefield County, South Carolina
Died: January 27
Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1780
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirchheimbolanden, Germany
Died: January 2
Manuel José Quintana
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 11, 1772
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: March 11
 28 
Houkje Gerrits Bouma
(Speed skater)
Houkje Gerrits Bouma
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1788
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Akkerwoude, Netherlands
Died: August 8
Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
0
Birthdate: February 14, 1822
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 10
 30 
Rufus Wilmot Griswold
(Journalist, Writer, Literary critic, Poet)
Rufus Wilmot Griswold
1
Birthdate: February 13, 1815
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Benson
Died: August 27
 31 
William Brown
(military personnel)
William Brown
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1777
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Foxford
Died: March 3
 32 
Michel Bibaud
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1782
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cotes des Neiges, Canada
Died: August 3
Eduard von Feuchtersleben
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 1798 AD
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1857 AD
 34 
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
(Known for His Novel ‘Aus Dem Leben Eines Taugenichts’)
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 10, 1788
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Łubowice, Poland
Died: November 26
 35 
Thomas Crawford
(Sculptor)
Thomas Crawford
0
Birthdate: March 22, 1814
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 10
 36 
Henry Havelock
(Military personnel)
Henry Havelock
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1795
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, England
Died: November 24
 37 
Peer Ali Khan
(Indian Revolutionary Known for His Leading Role in the Organization of the Great Revolt of 1857)
Peer Ali Khan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1812 AD
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: July 7
Pierre-Jean de Béranger
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1780
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 16
 39 
James Gillespie Birney
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 4, 1792
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Danville, Kentucky, United States
Died: November 25
 40 
Frederick Scott Archer
(British Photographer and Sculptor Best Known for Having Invented the Photographic 'Collodion Process')
Frederick Scott Archer
0
Birthdate: 1813 AD
Birthplace: Bishop’s Stortford, England
Died: May 1
 41 
Marquis de Custine
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1790
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Niderviller, France
Died: September 25
 42 
Achille Devéria
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Birthdate: February 6, 1800
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 23
 43 
Abe Masahiro
(Chief Senior Councillor)
Abe Masahiro
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 3, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: August 6
 44 
Marshall Hall
(Physician)
Marshall Hall
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 18, 1790
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Basford, England
Died: August 11
 45 
Wei Yuan
(Scholar)
Wei Yuan
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1794
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shaoyang, China
Died: March 26
 46 
William Scoresby
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 5, 1789
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cropton, Yorkshire, England
Died: March 21
 47 
William L. Marcy
(Politician)
William L. Marcy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1786
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Southbridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 4
 48 
Dionysios Solomos
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 8, 1798
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zacynthus, Greece
Died: February 9
 49 
William Conybeare
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 7, 1787
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 12
Jean-Guillaume, baron Hyde de Neuville
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 24, 1776
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Charité-sur-Loire, France
Died: May 28