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.

Albert, Prince ConsortAlbert, Prince Consort
German, British
Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Husband of Queen

Stephan DouglasStephen Douglas
American
The Designer of the Kansas–Nebraska Act

Frederick William IV of PrussiaFrederick William IV of Prussia
German
King of Prussia

Henry GrayHenry Gray
British
Anatomist and surgeon
Abdülmecid IAbdülmecid I
Turkish
Ruler

Xianfeng EmperorXianfeng Emperor
Chinese
Emperor

Lola MontezLola Montez
Irish, British
Stage dancer
Camillo Benso, Count of CavourCamillo Benso, Count of Cavour
Italian
Italian statesman

William Lyon MackenzieWilliam Lyon Mackenzie
Canadian, American, Scottish
Journalist
Elisha OtisElisha Otis
American
Inventor, Technician

Utagawa KuniyoshiUtagawa Kuniyoshi
Japanese
Artist

Pedro V of PortugalPedro V of Portugal
Portuguese
King

Patrick BrontëPatrick Brontë
Irish
Priest

Adam Jerzy CzartoryskiAdam Jerzy Czartoryski
Polish
Statesman
John McLeanJohn McLean
American
Jurist and politician

Eliphalet RemingtonEliphalet Remington
American
Inventor

Friedrich Carl von SavignyFriedrich Carl von Savigny
German
Jurist

Arthur Hugh CloughArthur Hugh Clough
British
Poet
Robert O'Hara BurkeRobert O'Hara Burke
Irish
Explorer

Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique LacordaireJean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
French
Journalist
Henri MurgerHenri Murger
French
French author

Benjamin CauntBenjamin Caunt
British
Boxer

Henri MouhotHenri Mouhot
French
Naturalist
Eugène ScribeEugène Scribe
French
French dramatist

Richard OastlerRichard Oastler
British
Abolitionist
Mikhail Dmitrievich GorchakovMikhail Dmitrievich Gorchakov
Polish, Russian
Military general

John Stevens HenslowJohn Stevens Henslow
British
Priest

Pavel Josef ŠafaříkPavel Josef Šafařík
Slovak
Poet
Jonas FurrerJonas Furrer
Swiss
Politician

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Lemuel ShawLemuel Shaw
American
Jurist
Sir James Graham, 2nd BaronetSir James Graham, 2nd Baronet
British
Statesman

Joachim LelewelJoachim Lelewel
Polish
Historian

Nikolay DobrolyubovNikolay Dobrolyubov
Russian
Literary Critic

Heinrich MarschnerHeinrich Marschner
German
Composer
Franz Anton von Kolowrat-LiebsteinskyFranz Anton von Kolowrat-Liebsteinsky
Austrian
Statesman
Infante Carlos, Count of MontemolinInfante Carlos, Count of Montemolin
Spanish
Noble

Isidore Geoffroy Saint-HilaireIsidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
French
Zoologist

José María ObandoJosé María Obando
Colombian
Politician

Charles PhiliponCharles Philipon
French
lithographer
Macgregor LairdMacgregor Laird
Scottish
Explorer

John HeathcoatJohn Heathcoat
British
Inventor

Vincent NovelloVincent Novello
British
Composer

Mariana CarcelenMariana Carcelen
Ecuadorian
Aristocrat

Ernst AnschutzErnst Anschutz
German
Poet
Ludwig Friedrich Leopold von GerlachLudwig Friedrich Leopold von Gerlach
German
Prussian general

Eaton HodgkinsonEaton Hodgkinson
British
Engineer
Friedrich Christoph SchlosserFriedrich Christoph Schlosser
German
Historian

Manuel Antônio de AlmeidaManuel Antônio de Almeida
Brazilian
Novelist

George GurnettGeorge Gurnett
Canadian
journalist, politician
Thomas W. DyottThomas W. Dyott
American
Glassmaker