Date of Death between 1849-01-01 and 1849-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

10 names.

1. Edgar Allan Poe

Writer | Eliza Graves

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, named David Poe Jr., and his mother, named Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe, were touring actors. Both parents died in 1811, and Poe became an orphan before he was 3 years old. He was adopted by John Allan, a tobacco ...

2. Frédéric Chopin

Soundtrack | Paycheck

Frédéric François Chopin was born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, on March 1, 1810, in Zelazowa Wola, Masovia region, Duchy of Warsaw, Poland. His father, named Mikolaj (Nicolas) Chopin, was a Frenchman who came to Poland from Lorraine, and eventually became professor at Warsaw Lyceum. His mother, ...

3. Anne Brontë

Writer | Novela

The youngest of the talented Brontë siblings, Anne was born January 17th, 1820 to Rev. Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë. Her mother died of cancer when she was only a year old, and growing up Anne was especially close to her elder sister Emily Brontë. Along with their other sister, ...

4. Johann Strauss Sr.

Soundtrack | Batoru rowaiaru

Johann Strauss Sr. was born on March 14, 1804, in Vienna, Austria. His father owned a small inn on the river Danube, and his mother was innkeeper, she died when he was seven years old. Strauss studied music with Johann Polichansky and also was an apprentice of a bookbinder. He joined a string ...

6. Sándor Petöfi

Writer | János vitéz

Though he died very young, Petôfi is the best nown Hungarian poet and is something of a national institution. He was born as the son of butcher István Petrovics and Mária Hrúz, a Slovak maid, in the Great Hungarian plains. As a young man, he became an actor and joined several theater companies but ...

10 names.