Famous People Who Died In 1862

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1862. This list includes people like John Tyler, Henry David Thoreau, Martin Van Buren, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Samuel Colt and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, soldiers and artists who died in 1862. This list includes people from England, United States 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 Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau.
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Famous As: Writer and Philosopher
Birthdate: July 12, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 6

 2 John Tyler

John Tyler.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 10th U.S. President
Birthdate: March 29, 1790
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charles City County
Died: January 18

 3 Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1782
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kinderhook
Died: July 24

 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar

Bahadur Shah Zafar.
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Famous As: Last Mughal Emperor
Birthdate: October 24, 1775
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: November 7

 5 James Clark Ross

James Clark Ross.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: April 15, 1800
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: April 3

 6 Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: July 19, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 10

 7 Albert Sidney Johnston

Albert Sidney Johnston
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: February 2, 1803
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, Kentucky
Died: April 6
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 8 Elizabeth Siddal

Elizabeth Siddal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter, Poet, Art model, Visual artist, Model
Birthdate: July 25, 1829
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holborn
Died: February 11

 9 Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: December 14, 1812
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 17

 10 Robert Knox

Robert Knox
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Military physician
Birthdate: September 4, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: December 20

 11 Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: explorer
Birthdate: May 20, 1776
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bennington
Died: August 18

 12 Frederick Townsend Ward

Frederick Townsend Ward
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: November 29, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 22

 13 Jeanne Duval

Jeanne Duval
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1820 AD
Birthplace: Jacmel, Haiti
Died: 1862 AD

 14 Edward Gibbon Wakefield

Edward Gibbon Wakefield
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Famous As: British colonial administrator
Birthdate: March 20, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 16

 15 Božena Němcová

Božena Němcová
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 4, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 21

 16 Barbara Fritchie

Barbara Fritchie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Patriot
Birthdate: December 3, 1766
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 18

 17 Jean-Baptiste Biot

Jean-Baptiste Biot
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil engineer, Engineer, Professor
Birthdate: April 21, 1774
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 3

 18 James FitzGibbon

James FitzGibbon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: November 16, 1780
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glin
Died: December 10

 19 Fromental Halévy

Fromental Halévy
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 27, 1799
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 17

 20 William Turner of Oxford

William Turner of Oxford
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 12, 1789
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, England
Died: August 7

 21 Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz

Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nobleman
Birthdate: May 11, 1787
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: March 21

 22 Karl Nesselrode

Karl Nesselrode
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: December 13, 1780
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: March 23

 23 Carlos Antonio López

Carlos Antonio López
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 4, 1792
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Asunción, Paraguay
Died: September 10

 24 Thomas Jefferson Hogg

Thomas Jefferson Hogg
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Barrister
Birthdate: May 24, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norton, England
Died: August 27

 25 Allan MacNab

Allan MacNab
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 19, 1798
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Niagara-on-the-Lake
Died: August 8

 26 Dimitar Miladinov

Dimitar Miladinov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1810 AD
Birthplace: Struga
Died: January 11

 27 Konstantin Miladinov

Konstantin Miladinov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1830 AD
Birthplace: Struga, North Macedonia
Died: January 18

 28 Ludwig Uhland

Ludwig Uhland
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 26, 1787
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tübingen, Germany
Died: November 13

 29 Justinus Kerner

Justinus Kerner
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 18, 1786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ludwigsburg, Germany
Died: February 21

 30 Edwin Pearce Christy

Edwin Pearce Christy
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 28, 1815
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 21

 31 Johann Nestroy

Johann Nestroy
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 7, 1801
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 25

 32 Fitz-James O'Brien

Fitz-James O'Brien
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: October 25, 1826
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: April 6

 33 Peter Barlow

Peter Barlow
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: October 13, 1776
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norwich, England
Died: March 1

 34 Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov

Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: October 19, 1787
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 21

 35 John Drew

John Drew
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 3, 1827
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 21

 36 Charles Ellet Jr.

Charles Ellet Jr.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: January 1, 1810
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 21

 37 Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet

Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: June 9, 1783
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: West Winterslow, England
Died: October 21

 38 Bernhard Severin Ingemann

Bernhard Severin Ingemann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 28, 1789
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Falster, Denmark
Died: February 24

 39 Isaac Babbitt

Isaac Babbitt
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: July 26, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 26

 40 Étienne-Denis Pasquier

Étienne-Denis Pasquier
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: April 21, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 5

 41 Władysław Syrokomla

Władysław Syrokomla
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: linguist, translator, poet, writer
Birthdate: September 17, 1823
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belarus
Died: September 3

 42 Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo

Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: March 10, 1787
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: February 7

 43 Francisco Acuña de Figueroa

Francisco Acuña de Figueroa
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 3, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: October 6

 44 Pierre Bretonneau

Pierre Bretonneau
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: April 3, 1778
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Georges-sur-Cher, France
Died: February 18

 45 Eugene O'Curry

Eugene O'Curry
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Famous As: Antiquary
Birthdate: November 20, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Doonaha, Ireland
Died: July 30

 46 Thomas Stewart Traill

Thomas Stewart Traill
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: October 29, 1781
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orkney, Scotland
Died: July 30

 47 Charles Mackenzie

Charles Mackenzie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 1825 AD
Birthplace: Portmore, Scotland
Died: January 31

 48 Buenaventura Carles Aribau

Buenaventura Carles Aribau
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 4, 1798
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: September 27

 49 Ludwig Hassenpflug

Ludwig Hassenpflug
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 26, 1794
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany
Died: October 15

 50 Agustín Durán

Agustín Durán
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: October 14, 1789
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: December 1