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.

Washington IrwingWashington Irving
American
Author, Historian, Diplomat
Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel
British
Civil Engineer

Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humboldt
German
Geographer

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
Austrian, German
Former Chancellor of Germany

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
Nana SahebNana Saheb
Indian
Peshwa of the Maratha Empire

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

Tantia TopeTantia Tope
Indian
Notable leader

Thomas Babington MacaulayThomas Babington Macaulay
British
Historian
Oscar I of SwedenOscar I of Sweden
Swedish
King

Alfred VailAlfred Vail
American
Inventor
Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

Wilhelm GrimmWilhelm Grimm
German
Lexicographer, Anthropologist, Librarian, Writer,

Louis SpohrLouis Spohr
German
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator
Bakht KhanBakht Khan
Indian
Rebel

Richard RushRichard Rush
American
United States Attorney General
Mountstuart ElphinstoneMountstuart Elphinstone
British, Scottish
Statesman

Archduke John of AustriaArchduke John of Austria
Soldier

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

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

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