Famous People Who Died In 1861

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1861. This list includes people like Albert, Prince Consort, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Frederick William IV of Prussia, Henry Gray and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, poets and journalists who died in 1861. This list includes people from England, United States, Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Albert, Prince Consort

Albert, Prince Consort.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Consort of Queen Victoria
Birthdate: August 26, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: December 14

 2 Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: August 17, 1786
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: March 16

 3 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 6, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kelloe, Durham, England
Died: June 29

 4 William Lyon Mackenzie

William Lyon Mackenzie.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 12, 1795
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland
Died: August 28

 5 Abdülmecid I

Abdülmecid I.
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: April 23, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: İstanbul Eyaleti
Died: June 25

 6 Lola Montez

Lola Montez
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Stage dancer
Birthdate: February 17, 1821
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grange, Ireland
Died: January 17

 7 Xianfeng Emperor

Xianfeng Emperor
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: July 17, 1831
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yuanmingyuan Park, Beijing, China
Died: August 22
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 8 Stephen Douglas

Stephen Douglas.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: The Designer of the Kansas–Nebraska Act
Birthdate: April 23, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brandon, Vermont, United States
Died: June 3

 9 Frederick William IV of Prussia

Frederick William IV of Prussia.
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Famous As: King of Prussia (1840-1861)
Birthdate: October 15, 1795
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: January 2

 10 Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour

Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Italian statesman
Birthdate: August 10, 1810
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin
Died: June 6

 11 Taras Shevchenko

Taras Shevchenko
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 9, 1814
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Morintsy, Ukraine
Died: March 10

 12 Elisha Otis

Elisha Otis
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Famous As: Inventor, Businessperson
Birthdate: August 3, 1811
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Halifax, Vermont, United States
Died: April 8

 13 Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 1, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: April 14

 14 Pedro V of Portugal

Pedro V of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 16, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Necessidades Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 11

 15 Patrick Brontë

Patrick Brontë
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: March 17, 1777
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rathfriland, County Down, Ireland
Died: June 7

 16 Henry Gray

Henry Gray.
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Anatomist and surgeon
Birthdate: 1827 AD
Birthplace: Belgravia
Died: June 13

 17 Eliphalet Remington

Eliphalet Remington
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Originator
Birthdate: October 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suffield, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 12

 18 Adam Jerzy Czartoryski

Adam Jerzy Czartoryski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: January 14, 1770
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: July 15

 19 John McLean

John McLean
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Jurist and politician
Birthdate: March 11, 1785
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 4

 20 Friedrich Carl von Savigny

Friedrich Carl von Savigny
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: February 21, 1779
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: October 25

 21 Arthur Hugh Clough

Arthur Hugh Clough
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 1, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 13

 22 Robert O'Hara Burke

Robert O'Hara Burke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: May 6, 1821
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Clerah’s, Ireland
Died: June 28

 23 Debsirindra

Debsirindra
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: July 17, 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bangkok, Siam, Thailand
Died: September 9

 24 Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire

Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: December 16, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 10

 25 Benjamin Caunt

Benjamin Caunt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 22, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hucknall, England
Died: September 10
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire

Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 12, 1802
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: France
Died: November 21

 27 Henri Mouhot

Henri Mouhot
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: May 15, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montbéliard, France
Died: November 10

 28 Eugène Scribe

Eugène Scribe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: French dramatist
Birthdate: December 24, 1791
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 20

 29 Henri Murger

Henri Murger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: French author
Birthdate: March 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 28

 30 Mikhail Dmitrievich Gorchakov

Mikhail Dmitrievich Gorchakov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: February 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 18

 31 Jonas Furrer

Jonas Furrer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 3, 1805
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland
Died: July 25

 32 John Stevens Henslow

John Stevens Henslow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: February 6, 1796
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rochester, England
Died: May 16

 33 Lemuel Shaw

Lemuel Shaw
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: January 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 30

 34 Sir James Graham, 2nd Baronet

Sir James Graham, 2nd Baronet
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 1, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cumberland, England
Died: October 25

 35 Pavel Josef Šafařík

Pavel Josef Šafařík
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 13, 1795
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kobeliarovo, Slovakia
Died: June 26

 36 Heinrich Marschner

Heinrich Marschner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 16, 1795
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zittau, Germany
Died: December 16

 37 Franz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky

Franz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: January 31, 1778
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: April 4

 38 Joachim Lelewel

Joachim Lelewel
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: March 22, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 29

 39 Richard Oastler

Richard Oastler
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Abolitionist
Birthdate: December 20, 1789
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: August 22

 40 John Heathcoat

John Heathcoat
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: August 7, 1783
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Duffield, England
Died: January 18

 41 Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin

Infante Carlos, Count of Montemolin
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Famous As: Noble
Birthdate: January 31, 1818
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: January 13

 42 Nikolay Dobrolyubov

Nikolay Dobrolyubov
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Famous As: Literary Critic
Birthdate: February 5, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: November 29

 43 José María Obando

José María Obando
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 8, 1795
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Miranda, Colombia
Died: April 29

 44 Vincent Novello

Vincent Novello
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 6, 1781
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 9

 45 Mariana Carcelen

Mariana Carcelen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: July 27, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Real Audiencia of Quito, Spanish Empire
Died: December 15

 46 Charles Philipon

Charles Philipon
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Famous As: lithographer
Birthdate: April 19, 1800
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 25

 47 Ernst Anschutz

Ernst Anschutz
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 28, 1780
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suhl, Germany
Died: December 18

 48 Macgregor Laird

Macgregor Laird
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: 1808 AD
Birthplace: Greenock, Scotland
Died: January 9

 49 Friedrich Christoph Schlosser

Friedrich Christoph Schlosser
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: November 17, 1776
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jever, Germany
Died: September 23

 50 Eaton Hodgkinson

Eaton Hodgkinson
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: February 26, 1789
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England
Died: June 18