Famous People Who Died In 1869

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1869. This list includes people like Franklin Pierce, Hector Berlioz, George Peabody, Alphonse de Lamartine, Mirza Ghalib and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, chemists and editors who died in 1869. This list includes people from United States, France, England and many more countries.
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Franklin Pierce
(President of the United States (1853-57))
Franklin Pierce
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 23, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hillsboro, New Hampshire, United States
Died: October 8
 2 
Mirza Ghalib
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Agra, India
Died: February 15
 3 
Hector Berlioz
(French Composer and Conductor Known for His Work ‘Symphonie fantastique’, ‘Harold in Italy’ and ‘Roméo et Juliette’)
Hector Berlioz
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 11, 1803
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Côte-Saint-André, France
Died: March 8
 4 
George Peabody
(Entrepreneur & Philanthropist)
George Peabody
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 18, 1795
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Danvers
Died: November 4
 5 
Edwin M. Stanton
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 19, 1814
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, U.S.
Died: December 24
 6 
Charles Sturt
(British explorer)
Charles Sturt
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1795
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bengal
Died: June 16
 7 
Alphonse de Lamartine
(Politician, Writer)
Alphonse de Lamartine
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1790
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mâcon, France
Died: February 28
Louis Moreau Gottschalk
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 8, 1829
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans
Died: December 18
 9 
John A. Roebling
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mühlhausen, Germany
Died: July 22
 10 
Jan Evangelista Purkinje
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 17, 1787
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Libochovice, Bohemia
Died: July 28
 11 
Peter Mark Roget
(Lexicographer)
Peter Mark Roget
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1779
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Soho
Died: September 12
 12 
Edward Bates
(Lawyer)
Edward Bates
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 4, 1793
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Goochland County, Virginia, U.S.
Died: March 25
 13 
Mary Ward
(Naturalist)
Mary Ward
0
Birthdate: April 27, 1827
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ballylin, County Offaly, Ireland
Died: 1869 AD
 14 
Henry Jarvis Raymond
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1820
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Livingston County, New York, United States
Died: June 18
 15 
Joseph Jackson Lister
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 11, 1786
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: City of London, England
Died: October 24
 16 
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1804
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Died: October 13
 17 
Carl Gustav Carus
(German Painter and Physiologist Who Created the Concept of the Vertebrate Archetype.)
Carl Gustav Carus
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 3, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 28
 18 
Hiram Bingham I
(Missionary)
Hiram Bingham I
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1789
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bennington, Vermont, United States
Died: November 11
 19 
William P. Fessenden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1806
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States
Died: September 8
 20 
Giulia Grisi
(Italian Opera Singer Who Was an Iconic and Internationally Renowned Soprano)
Giulia Grisi
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 22, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: November 29
 21 
Robert J. Walker
(Statesman)
Robert J. Walker
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 19, 1801
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Died: November 11
 22 
Ōmura Masujirō
(Japanese Politician and Military Leader Known for Founding the Imperial Japanese Army)
Ōmura Masujirō
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 30, 1824
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suzenji, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: December 7
Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1779
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Annacotty, Ireland
Died: March 2
 24 
Narcisa de Jesus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nobol, Guayas, Ecuador
Died: December 8
 25 
Agoston Haraszthy
(Viticulturist)
Agoston Haraszthy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1812
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pest, Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 6
 26 
Rebecca Gratz
(Educator)
Rebecca Gratz
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1781
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: August 27
 27 
Allan Kardec
(French Educator, Author, and Translator Best Remembered for Writing Five Book Collection Named 'Spiritist Codification')
Allan Kardec
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 3, 1804
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: March 31
 28 
Carl Loewe
(Composer)
Carl Loewe
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 30, 1796
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Löbejün, Wettin-Löbejün, Germany
Died: April 20
John Cam Hobhouse, Baron Broughton
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 27, 1786
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Redland, England
Died: June 3
Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1787
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 2
 31 
Aleksandr Dargomyzhsky
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 14, 1813
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tula, Russia
Died: May 17
 32 
Andreas Kalvos
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 1, 1792
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zakynthos, Greece
Died: November 3
Johann Friedrich Overbeck
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1789
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: November 12
 34 
George Washington Harris
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1814
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 11
 35 
William Carleton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 20, 1794
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Clogher, Northern Ireland
Died: January 30
Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 12, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Castle of Laeken, Laeken, Brussels, Belgium
Died: January 22
 37 
John Elder
(Marine Engineer)
John Elder
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: September 17
Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 29, 1799
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Knowsley Hall, Knowsley, England
Died: October 23
 39 
Carlo Cattaneo
(Philosopher)
Carlo Cattaneo
0
Birthdate: June 15, 1801
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: February 6
 40 
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frondenberg, Germany
Died: May 28
 41 
Antoine-Henri Jomini
(Military general)
Antoine-Henri Jomini
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1779
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Payerne, Switzerland
Died: March 24
 42 
Mehmed Fuad Pasha
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1814 AD
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: February 12
 43 
Alexander Dyce
(Literary Historian)
Alexander Dyce
0
Birthdate: June 30, 1798
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: May 15
 44 
Alexander Dreyschock
(Czech Composer Who Played the Arpeggios of Chopin's 'Revolutionary Étude' Using Only His Left Hand)
Alexander Dreyschock
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 15, 1818
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zak, Bohemia, Czech
Died: April 1
 45 
Henry Phillpotts
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bridgwater, England
Died: September 18
 46 
Joseph Dixon
(Inventor)
Joseph Dixon
0
Birthdate: 1799 AD
Birthplace: Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1869 AD
 47 
John Bell
(Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives)
John Bell
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1796
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 10
 48 
Adolphe Niel
(Statesman)
Adolphe Niel
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Muret, France
Died: August 13
 49 
William Greener
(Inventor)
William Greener
0
Birthdate: 1806 AD
Birthplace: Felling, England
Died: 1869 AD
 50 
Thomas Graham
(Chemist)
Thomas Graham
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 21, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: September 16