Famous People Who Died In 1863

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1863. This list includes people like Sam Houston, Stonewall Jackson, Solomon Northup, Robert Gould Shaw, Eugène Delacroix and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, military leaders, emperors & kings and poets who died in 1863. This list includes people from United States, France and many more countries.
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 1 
Sam Houston
(7th Governor of Texas (1859 - 1861))
Sam Houston
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 2, 1793
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States
Died: July 26
 2 
Stonewall Jackson
(One of the Best-Known Confederate Commanders During the American Civil War)
Stonewall Jackson
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 10
 3 
Solomon Northup
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minerva, New York
Died: 1863 AD
 4 
Robert Gould Shaw
(Military Personnel)
Robert Gould Shaw
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 10, 1837
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: July 18
 5 
Eugène Delacroix
2
Birthdate: April 26, 1798
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Maurice, France
Died: August 13
 6 
William Makepeace Thackeray
(Author & Novelist)
William Makepeace Thackeray
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: December 24
 7 
Jacob Grimm
(Discoverer of ‘Grimm’s Law of Linguistics' and Co-author of the Largest German Dictionary 'Deutsches Wörterbuch')
Jacob Grimm
1
Birthdate: January 4, 1785
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hanau, Germany
Died: September 20
 8 
Kamehameha IV
2
Birthdate: February 9, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: November 30
 9 
Angus MacAskill
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1825 AD
Birthplace: Isle of Berneray, Sound of Harris, Scotland
Died: August 8
 10 
Lyman Beecher
(Clergyman)
Lyman Beecher
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1775
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Haven
Died: January 10
 11 
Clement Clarke Moore
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1779
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: July 10
 12 
James Bruce, 8th earl of Elgin
(Government Official)
James Bruce, 8th earl of Elgin
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 20
 13 
Alfred de Vigny
(French Poet and Early French Romanticist)
Alfred de Vigny
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loches, France
Died: September 17
 14 
Jane Pierce
(First lady)
Jane Pierce
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 2
 15 
John B. Floyd
(Politician)
John B. Floyd
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1806
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Died: August 26
 16 
Sam Davis
(Confederate Soldier Who was Executed by Union Forces and Remembered for His Courage and Loyalty)
Sam Davis
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 1842
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 27
Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: August 14
 18 
John J. Crittenden
(Politician)
John J. Crittenden
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 10, 1787
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Versailles, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 26
Christian Friedrich Hebbel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wesselburen, Germany
Died: December 13
 20 
William Lowndes Yancey
0
Birthdate: August 10, 1814
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warren, Georgia, United States
Died: July 27
Frederick William Faber
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 28, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calverley, England
Died: November 26
 22 
Andrew Hull Foote
(Naval officer)
Andrew Hull Foote
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 26
Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 7, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: December 21
 24 
Richard Whately
(British Philosopher, Economist, Theologian and Former Archbishop of Dublin)
Richard Whately
0
Birthdate: February 1, 1787
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cavendish Square, London, England
Died: October 8
Frederick VII of Denmark
1
Birthdate: October 6, 1808
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 15
 26 
Maria Martin
(Artist)
Maria Martin
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1796
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 18
 27 
Shi Dakai
(Chinese Poet and Revolutionary Who Led the 'Taiping Rebellion')
Shi Dakai
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guigang, China
Died: June 26
 28 
Jakob Steiner
(Mathematician)
Jakob Steiner
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 18, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Utzenstorf, Switzerland
Died: April 1
 29 
Augustus Egg
(Artist)
Augustus Egg
0
Birthdate: May 2, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 26
Christian Friedrich, Baron Stockmar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 22, 1787
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: July 9
 31 
Natalia Pushkina
(Former Poet who was wife of the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin)
Natalia Pushkina
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tambov Oblast, Russia
Died: November 26
 32 
Dost Mohammad Khan
(Emir of Afghanistan from 1826 to 1863)
Dost Mohammad Khan
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1793
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kandahar
Died: June 9
 33 
Patsey
(Enslaved woman)
Patsey
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1830 AD
Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Died: 1863 AD
 34 
Peter Andreas Munch
0
Birthdate: December 15, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: May 25
 35 
Horace Vernet
(Painter)
Horace Vernet
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1789
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 17
 36 
William Mulready
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ennis, Ireland
Died: July 7
 37 
Franz Xaver Gruber
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 25, 1787
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hochburg-Ach, Austria
Died: June 7
 38 
Edward Robinson
(Translator)
Edward Robinson
0
Birthdate: April 10, 1794
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Southington, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 27
 39 
Henry L. Pinckney
(Politician)
Henry L. Pinckney
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1794
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: February 3
 40 
Mikhail Shchepkin
(The Father of Realist Acting in Russia)
Mikhail Shchepkin
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1788
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belogrod, Russia
Died: August 11
 41 
Eilhard Mitscherlich
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 7, 1794
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Died: August 28
 42 
Giovanni Battista Amici
(Italian Astronomer, Microscopist, and Botanist Best Known for Invention of the 'Achromatic Lens')
Giovanni Battista Amici
0
Birthdate: March 25, 1786
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
Died: April 10
 43 
Henriette Pressburg
(Mother of Karl Marx)
Henriette Pressburg
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1788
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Died: November 30
Aléxandros Soútsos
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1803 AD
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: June 30
 45 
Joseph Dieffenbach
(Head Gardener During the 1830s at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna)
Joseph Dieffenbach
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1796 AD
Birthplace: Austria
Died: 1863 AD
 46 
John Henry Belter
(Cabinetmaker)
John Henry Belter
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1804 AD
Birthplace: Hilter, Germany
Died: October 15
 47 
Mary Burns
(Political Activist)
Mary Burns
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 29, 1821
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Died: January 7
Prince Frederick of Prussia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1794
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 27
 49 
Giuseppe La Farina
(Political leader)
Giuseppe La Farina
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 20, 1815
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Messina, Italy
Died: September 5
 50 
Sa'id of Egypt
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: January 17