Famous people died in 1869

Alphonse de Lamartine

Alphonse de Lamartine

An ornate poet and political figure of his time, Alphonse de Lamartine was a prominent name in France during the historic French Revolution

FrenchOctober 21, 179088 views

George Peabody

George Peabody was an American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist often referred to as the “father of modern philanthropy”.

AmericanFebruary 18, 1795128 views

Peter Mark Roget

Peter Mark Roget was an English physician and philologist who is most celebrated for 'Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases'.

BritishJanuary 18, 1779118 views

Charles Sturt

Charles Sturt was an English military officer and explorer who led three major expeditions towards the interior of eastern Australia

BritishApril 28, 1795163 views

Edward Bates

Edward Bates was a U.S

Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz was a well-known French composer, remembered for his contribution to the development of Romanticism

FrenchDecember 11, 1803129 views

Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Louis Moreau Gottschalk was a renowned American composer

AmericanMay 8, 182999 views

Franklin Pierce

Franklin Pierce was 14th President of the United States

Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib was a distinguished Urdu and Persian poet

IndianDecember 27, 1797153 views