Famous people died in 1863

Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson

Thomas Jonathan Jackson, better known as Stonewall Jackson, was a famous ‘Confederate’ general who served during the American Civil War.

AmericanJanuary 21, 182492 views

Eugène Delacroix

Eugene Delacroix was an eminent French Romantic artist of his time and considered to be the forerunner of the French Romantic school

FrenchApril 26, 1798107 views

Lyman Beecher

Lyman Beecher was an American Presbyterian clergyman, reformer and revivalist who co-founded the American Temperance Society

AmericanOctober 12, 1775206 views

Alfred de Vigny

Alfred de Vigny was a philosophical French Romantic writer

FrenchMarch 27, 1797117 views

Solomon Northup

Solomon Northup was a famous American abolitionist, who attained unprecedented levels of fame following the publishing of his memoir ’12 Years a Slave.’

AmericanJuly 10, 1807131 views

Sam Houston

Sam Houston was a 19th century politician who played a key role in the creation of the state of Texas

AmericanMarch 2, 1793248 views

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist

BritishJuly 18, 1811215 views