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
09 April 1806, British
Civil Engineer
Alexander von HumboldtAlexander von Humboldt
14 September 1769, German
Geographer

Washington IrwingWashington Irving
03 April 1783, American
Author, Historian, Diplomat

Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville
29 July 1805, French
 

Horace MannHorace Mann
04 May 1796, American
Educator & Politician

Eliza Hamilton HollyEliza Hamilton Holly
20 November 1799, American
Alexander Hamilton's Daughter
Thomas De QuinceyThomas De Quincey
15 August 1785, British
Essayist

Peter Gustav Lejeune DirichletPeter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
13 February 1805, German
Mathematician

Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
19 October 1784, British
English Essayist, Poet & Critic

John BrownJohn Brown
09 May 1800, American
Abolitionist
Carl RitterCarl Ritter
07 August 1779, German
Co-founder of Modern Geography

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
15 May 1773, German
Diplomat, Politician
Oscar I of SwedenOscar I of Sweden
04 July 1799, Swedish
King

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
16 October 1803, British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

Louis SpohrLouis Spohr
05 April 1784, German
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator
Wilhelm GrimmWilhelm Grimm
24 February 1786, German
Lexicographer, Anthropologist, Librarian, Writer,

Alfred VailAlfred Vail
25 September 1807, American
Inventor
Archduke John of AustriaArchduke John of Austria
20 January 1782
Soldier

Bettina von ArnimBettina von Arnim
04 April 1785, German
Writer, Salon-holder, Composer, Novelist

Walter HuntWalter Hunt
29 July 1796, American
inventor
John AustinJohn Austin
03 March 1790, British
jurist, philosopher

Gamaliel BaileyGamaliel Bailey
03 December 1807, American
 
Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune DirichletJohann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
13 February 1805, German
Mathematician

Jean VianneyJean Vianney
08 May 1786, French
Parish priest

Mirabeau Buonaparte LamarMirabeau Buonaparte Lamar
1798 AD
Diplomat, Military Leader, President (non

Josip JelačićJosip Jelačić
16 October 1801, Serbian
Military officer
Peter G. L. DirichletPeter G. L. Dirichlet
13 February 1805, German