Famous People Who Died In 1859

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1859. This list includes people like Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Alexander von Humboldt, Washington Irving, Alexis de Tocqueville, Horace Mann and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include mathematicians, diplomats, essayists and composers who died in 1859. This list includes people from Germany, United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.

Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel
British
Civil Engineer
Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humboldt
German
Geographer

Washington IrwingWashington Irving
American
Author, Historian, Diplomat

Horace MannHorace Mann
American
Educator & Politician

Eliza Hamilton HollyEliza Hamilton Holly
American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter
Thomas De QuinceyThomas De Quincey
British
Essayist

Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
British
English Essayist, Poet & Critic

John BrownJohn Brown
American
Abolitionist
Carl RitterCarl Ritter
German
Co-founder of Modern Geography

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
German
Diplomat, Politician
Oscar I of SwedenOscar I of Sweden
Swedish
King

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

Louis SpohrLouis Spohr
German
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator
Wilhelm GrimmWilhelm Grimm
German
Lexicographer, Anthropologist, Librarian, Writer,

Alfred VailAlfred Vail
American
Inventor
Archduke John of AustriaArchduke John of Austria
Soldier

Bettina von ArnimBettina von Arnim
German
Writer, Salon-holder, Composer, Novelist

Walter HuntWalter Hunt
American
inventor
John AustinJohn Austin
British
jurist, philosopher

Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune DirichletJohann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
German
Mathematician
Gamaliel BaileyGamaliel Bailey
American
 

Jean VianneyJean Vianney
French
Parish priest

Mirabeau Buonaparte LamarMirabeau Buonaparte Lamar
Diplomat, Military Leader, President (non

Josip JelačićJosip Jelačić
Serbian
Military officer
Peter G. L. DirichletPeter G. L. Dirichlet
German