Calendar overview 1836
Friedrich August II. Becomes
King of Saxony and
quickly became very popular with the people.
by General Santa Anna rekindles the Texan will to resist .
Charles Darwin returns from his circumnavigation on the HMS Beagle .
|1836 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||1284/85 (turn of the year July)|
|Ethiopian calendar||1828/29 (September 10-11)|
|Bengali solar calendar||1241/42 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)|
|Buddhist calendar||2379/80 (southern Buddhism); 2378/79 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||75th (76th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||1198/99 (turn of the year April)|
|Dangun era (Korea)||4169/70 (October 2/3)|
|Islamic calendar||1251/1252 (turn of the year April 17th / 18th)|
|Jewish calendar||5596/97 (September 11-12)|
|Coptic Calendar||1552/53 (September 10-11)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 2146/47 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 2147/48 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1892/93 (April)|
Politics and world events
Texan War of Independence
- February 23: The Mexican army under General Antonio López de Santa Anna begins the siege of the Alamo Fort in San Antonio , in which insurgent Texans have holed up, among them the commander Lieutenant Colonel William Travis , the almost 40-year-old adventurer James (Jim ) Bowie and 49-year-old war hero and politician Davy Crockett .
- March 2nd: Texas declares independence from Mexico .
- March 6th: After a 13 day battle against an overwhelming force of the Mexican army of 3,000 fighters, the 189 Texan volunteers at the Alamo are defeated and the fort is captured.
- March 27: In the Texan War of Independence of the Mexican general commanding Antonio López de Santa Anna , the massacre at Goliad , which about 342 prisoners Texan does life.
- April 21: Texas fought for independence from Mexico in the 18-minute battle of San Jacinto near today's La Porte . Antonio López de Santa Anna is captured the next day and becomes a prisoner of war.
- May 14: President Santa Anna signs the Treaty of Velasco , in which he undertakes to withdraw his troops from Texan soil and - in return for a safe escort back to Mexico - to work there for the recognition of the new Republic of Texas. However, the free withdrawal is not realized and Santa Anna is imprisoned as a prisoner of war for six months. During that time, he will be deposed by his home government and invalidate any agreements he would sign.
United States of America
- March 28: The Washington Treaty is signed by Henry Schoolcraft , a United States Indian commissioner , and several MPs from Ottawa and Anishinabe , and ratified on May 27. With this treaty, the Tribes cede an area that comprises approximately 13,837,207 acres (55,997 km²) in the northwestern portion of the Michigan Lower Peninsula and the eastern portion of the Michigan Upper Peninsula .
- April 20: The US Congress approves the creation of the Wisconsin Territory , consisting of the present-day states of Wisconsin , Minnesota , Iowa and part of North Dakota and South Dakota north of the Missouri River . The area is split off from the Michigan Territory , the remainder of which is expected to join the Union as a state the following year. The secession of the new territory will take effect on July 3rd. The original capital, Belmont , will be replaced by Madison in October .
- May 23: The Treaty of New Echota , negotiated the previous year with some not officially legitimized members of the Cherokee , which regulates the resettlement of the local Indian tribes east of the Mississippi River , is ratified.
- June 15: Arkansas turns 25th state in the United States .
- November 3 to December 7: The current Vice President Martin van Buren of the Democratic Party wins the presidential election in the United States in 1836 against several Whigs candidates . His runner-up candidate is Richard Mentor Johnson .
- 7 to 9 November: William L. Marcy wins with John Tracy as his running mate , the gubernatorial election in New York 1836 .
- Another phase of the Indian Wars begins with the Creek War .
- February 16: After a bomb attack on King Louis-Philippe I in July of the previous year, Joseph Fieschi and two of his co-conspirators are guillotined in Paris.
- June 6th: After Anton's death , his nephew Friedrich August II becomes the new King of Saxony .
- July 19: The Conseil affair starts rolling after an extradition request from the French ambassador to Switzerland .
- September 9: Beginning of the September Revolution in Portugal . The Cartists lose power in favor of the Setembrists .
- November 3rd: Unsuccessful uprising by the Portuguese Queen Maria II and conservative forces against the government of the Setembrists ( Belenzada ).
- The covenant of the righteous arises from a split from the covenant of the outlawed .
- August 15: A Bolivian army under General Andrés de Santa Cruz invades Peru's capital Lima . The subsequent formation of a confederation becomes the occasion for the Peruvian-Bolivian Confederation War .
- September 11: In the south of Brazil splits on the border with Uruguay , the Republic of Piratini from. However, it is subsequently not recognized under international law.
- October 28: The republics of Northern Peru and Southern Peru together with Bolivia form the Peruvian-Bolivian Confederation .
- December 26th: Chile declares war on the Peruvian-Bolivian Confederation . It feels threatened by the plans of the Bolivian President Andrés de Santa Cruz , who is toying with the idea of a new Inca empire . Argentina joins Chile on May 19, 1837 and takes part in the Peruvian-Bolivian Confederation War.
- July 27th: The South Australian Company establishes the Kingscote settlement on Kangaroo Island .
- December 28th: With the proclamation of the province of South Australia with the capital Adelaide , their settlement in the British colony of Australia begins .
- October 16: With Winburg , the Boer Voortrekker under Andries Hendrik Potgieter found the first Boer republic as part of the Great Trek .
- The slave trade is officially banned in Gabon .
Patents and business start-ups
- January 1st: The Lake Lucerne Shipping Company is founded.
- February 25: Samuel Colt receives the patent for the revolver . On March 5, he founded the Patent Arms Manufacturing Company , in which he began series production of the No. 1 Ring Lever Rifle and Colt Paterson Revolver begins.
- September 24th: The Städtische Sparkasse is founded in Aschaffenburg .
- October 20: The watchmaker Johann Friedrich Weule founds the company JF Weule .
- November 24th: Caroline Eichler receives a Prussian patent for her hand prosthesis , the first usable self-powered prosthesis of the upper extremity.
- Michael Paqué founds the Paqué brewery in St. Wendel .
- July 1: Construction work on the Ludwig-Danube-Main Canal begins. As a European shipping route , it is intended to connect the Main and the Danube .
- July 8th: The Saxon Steamship Service is established on the basis of a privilege granted by King Friedrich August II of Saxony to twelve Dresden citizens.
- July 21: The Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad in Canada officially opens. Regular driving starts four days later.
- September 15: The Tollwitz-Dürrenberger Railway opens.
science and technology
The ride of the beagle
- October 2nd: Naturalist Charles Darwin lands in Falmouth , England aboard HMS Beagle after a 5-year voyage. His collection of material and his impressions of this trip later lead to the development of the theory of evolution .
- The astronomer John Herschel discovered numerous new nebulae.
Teaching and Research
- Creation of the National Technical University of Athens
Culture and society
Architecture and fine arts
- July 29: The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile on the Place d'Étoile in Paris is inaugurated 30 years after construction began.
- October 16: The collections in the Pinakothek are opened in Munich .
- October 25: The Luxor Obelisk from the 13th century BC BC, a gift from Muhammad Ali Pasha to King Louis-Philippe I , is displayed on the Place de la Concorde in Paris.
- Carl Friedrich Lessing paints The Hussite Sermon in oil on canvas .
Music and theater
- February 4th: The world premiere of the opera Belisario by Gaetano Donizetti takes place at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice . The libretto is by Salvatore Cammarano . Celestino Salvatori and Caroline Unger will sing the leading roles .
- February 29: At the Grand Opéra Paris is the grand opera Les Huguenots by Giacomo Meyerbeer premiered. The libretto is by Eugène Scribe and Émile Deschamps .
- March 22nd: The opera I briganti by Saverio Mercadante based on the drama Die Räuber by Friedrich Schiller is premiered at the Théâtre-Italien in Paris.
- April 8th: The world premiere of the opera Alice by Friedrich von Flotow takes place in the Hôtel Castellane in Paris.
- April 20: The city of Busseto hires young Giuseppe Verdi as music director.
- May 6th: Die Zwei Nachtwandler , a farce with singing by Johann Nestroy , is premiered at the Theater an der Wien near Vienna.
- May 22nd: Paulus , the first oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy , is premiered at the Niederrheinischer Musikfest in Düsseldorf. On October 3rd it will be conducted in Liverpool by Sir George Smart for the first time in the English version.
- May 26: World premiere of the opera The Maid of Artois by Michael William Balfe at the Drury Lane Theater in London
- 23 July: The farce with singing The Monkey and the Bridegroom by Johann Nestroy is premiered at the Theater an der Wien near Vienna. This work by Nestroy is a work commissioned by his director Carl Carl , which should give the famous monkey actor Eduard Klischnigg - appearing for the first time in Vienna - the opportunity to present himself in his prime role in a gorilla costume . The contemporary critics are accordingly much more concerned with Klischnigg's art of representation than with the play.
- October 13: World premiere of the opera Le postillon de Lonjumeau (Eng: The Postillon of Lonjumeau ) by Adolphe Adam in Paris
- October 30: World premiere of the comic opera Sérafine by Friedrich von Flotow in Royaumont
- December 9: World premiere of the opera A Life for the Tsar (orig .: Iwan Susanin ) by Michail Iwanowitsch Glinka at the Court Opera in Saint Petersburg
- December 21: World premiere of the opera L'ambassadrice (Eng: The Ambassador ) by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber at the Opéra-Comique in Paris
- The maneuvering march is composed by military bandmaster Andreas Nemetz for the Imperial and Royal Army on behalf of the Court War Council .
- May 16: The American writer Edgar Allan Poe marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia Clemm .
- June 16: After fishermen rediscovered the wreck of the Mary Rose, which sank in 1545, in the Solent off Portsmouth, diving pioneers Charles Anthony Deane and John Deane began exploring the wreck until 1840.
- Construction of the Monopteros in the English Garden in Munich
- Le Palamède , the first chess magazine, appears in Paris .
- The historical-political magazine is discontinued.
- March 27: Six years after the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized , the first Mormon temple is dedicated in Kirtland , Ohio .
- June 18: Johann Albrecht Bengel announced the return of Christ for this date .
- October 13: Pastor Theodor Fliedner founds the first modern deaconess house in Kaiserswerth .
- The Buddhist Foguang Temple in Yunnan is built.
- December 27th: In Great Britain, the worst avalanche to date falls near Lewes ( Sussex ). She buried 15 people, eight of whom died.
- July 16: The first rowing club in Germany, the Hamburger Ruder Club, is founded in Hamburg . The founders include Johann Gustav Heckscher , Edgar Daniel Roß , Carl Hermann Merck , Ernst Merck , Johan Cesar Godeffroy , Edward Sieveking and Carl Sillem .
- The first Grand National Hunt Handicap Horse Race takes place in Aintree near Liverpool .
- Carleton Hunt , American politician († 1921) January 1:
- Mendele Moicher Sforim , Jewish writer († 1917) January 2:
- Sakamoto Ryōma , Japanese samurai and reformer († 1867) January 3:
- Anna Maria Maximiliane Stephania Karoline Johanna Luisa Xaveria Nepomucena Aloysia Benedicta , Hereditary Grand Duchess of Tuscany († 1859) January 4th:
- Lawrence Alma-Tadema , Dutch painter and draftsman († 1912) January 8:
- January 13: Giuseppe Abbati , Italian painter († 1868)
- January 14: Henri Fantin-Latour , French painter and lithographer († 1904)
- January 16: Francis II , King of Sicily and Naples († 1894)
- January 17: José White Lafitte , Cuban violinist and composer († 1918)
- January 18: Thomas Jordan Jarvis , American politician († 1915)
- January 19: Gottlieb von Haeseler , Prussian Field Marshal General († 1919)
- January 20: Robert Beaven , Canadian politician († 1920)
- January 21: Thomas M. Anderson , American officer († 1917)
- January 23: Gustav von Oertzen , German colonial official († 1911)
- January 26: Lucius Frederick Hubbard , American politician († 1913)
- January 27: Leopold von Sacher-Masoch , Austrian writer († 1895)
- January 28: Theodor Weber , Bishop of the Old Catholic Church in Germany († 1906)
- January 29: Ferdinand Dessoir , German actor († 1892)
- January 30: J. Warren Keifer , American politician († 1932)
- Ferdinand Janner , German Roman Catholic theologian and educator († 1895) February 4:
- Maria Gugelberg von Moos , Swiss botanist († 1918) February 6:
- Peter Heinrich Brincker , German missionary in German South West Africa († 1904) February 9:
- February 10: E. Stevens Henry , American politician († 1921)
- February 11: Otto Karlowa , German legal scholar, legal historian and Romanist († 1904)
- February 17: Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer , Spanish writer († 1870)
- February 20: Lewis C. Carpenter , American politician († 1908)
- February 21: Emil Hartmann , Danish composer († 1898)
- February 21: Léo Delibes , French composer († 1891)
- February 24: Winslow Homer , American painter († 1910)
- February 25: Pauline von Metternich , Austrian Salonnière († 1921)
- February 28: Karl Attenhofer , Swiss lawyer and federal judge († 1906)
- John W. Foster , American politician († 1917) March 2:
- Theodor Nöldeke , German orientalist († 1930) March 2:
- Jefferson F. Long , American politician († 1901) March 3:
- March 11: Wilhelmine von Hillern , German actress and writer († 1916)
- March 12: Rudolph Melchior , German-American artisan († 1867)
- March 17: Lucian Müller , German classical scholar († 1898)
- March 23: Hans von Kaltenborn-Stachau , Prussian infantry general and minister of war († 1898)
- March 23: Constantin Uhde , architect and lecturer at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig († 1905)
- March 25: George A. Jenks , American lawyer and politician († 1908)
- March 25: Julius Lott , Austrian railway pioneer and construction officer († 1883)
- March 25: Eduard Scheve , German Baptist preacher († 1909)
- March 25: Julius Weingarten , German mathematician († 1910)
- March 26: Paul Carl Beiersdorf , German pharmacist and company founder († 1896)
- March 30th: Carl Ferdinand von Stumm-Halberg , German politician and industrialist († 1901)
- Charles Jerome Hopkins , American composer († 1898) April 4:
- Kittredge Haskins , American politician († 1916) April 8:
- April 10: Carl Abegg-Arter , Swiss raw silk merchant and banker († 1912)
- April 15: George Engel , German anarchist († 1887)
- Max Eyth , German engineer and writer († 1906) May 6:
- Euphrosyne Parepa-Rosa , English opera singer († 1874) May 7:
- Sophus Schandorph , Danish writer († 1901) May 8:
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson , British doctor and dean († 1917) June 9:
- May 12: Harrison Kelley , American politician († 1897)
- May 14: Wilhelm Steinitz , Austrian chess player from Bohemia († 1900)
- May 17: Joseph Norman Lockyer , English astronomer († 1920)
- May 20: Henri Ernest Moltzer , Dutch Dutch scholar and literary scholar († 1895)
- May 23: James Castle , American politician († 1903)
- May 24: William W. Grout , American politician († 1902)
- May 27: Jay Gould , American investor and entrepreneur († 1892)
- May 28: Alexander Mitscherlich , German chemist and inventor († 1918)
- May 28: Buren Sherman , American politician († 1904)
- May 30: Édouard Blau , French librettist and writer († 1906)
- May 31: Jules Chéret , French lithographer († 1932)
- May 31: Max Weber senior , German lawyer, municipal civil servant and national liberal politician. († 1897)
- Eugene Hale , American politician († 1918) June 6:
- June 10: August Overweg , German politician and son of Carl Overweg († 1909)
- June 15: Wilhelm Lauser , German publicist and historian († 1902)
- June 19: Legrand W. Perce , American politician († 1911)
- June 24th: Adolf Brecher , German educator and historian († 1901)
- June 28: Lyman J. Gage , American politician († 1927)
- Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld , German opera singer († 1865) July 2:
- Emil Jacobsen , German chemist and writer († 1911) July 8:
- Joseph Chamberlain , British statesman († 1914) July 8:
- Camille de Renesse , Belgian count († 1904) July 9:
- July 11: Heinrich Böckeler , German priest and church musician († 1899)
- July 11: Antônio Carlos Gomes , Brazilian composer († 1896)
- July 11: Solomon L. Hoge , American politician († 1909)
- July 20: Thomas Clifford Allbutt , English doctor († 1925)
- July 24th: Johannes Christoph Achelis , German businessman and entrepreneur († 1913)
- July 24: Anthony Evelyn Melbourne Ashley , British writer and politician († 1907)
- July 26: Marie Geistinger , Austrian actress and singer († 1903)
- July 27: Heinrich Steinhausen , German writer († 1917)
- July 29th: Wilhelm Kress , German aviation pioneer and designer († 1913)
- Greene Vardiman Black , American professor of dentistry († 1915) August 3:
- Petrus von Hötzl , bishop of Augsburg from 1895 to 1902 († 1902) August 6:
- August 11: Cato Maximilian Guldberg , Norwegian mathematician and chemist († 1902)
- August 13: Nikolai of Japan , Orthodox Archbishop of Tokyo and Japan († 1912)
- August 15: Ernest Blum , French playwright and librettist († 1907)
- August 16: Eugen Petersen , German archaeologist († 1919)
- August 19: Eugène Anthiome , French composer († 1916)
- August 23: Marie Henriette of Austria , Archduchess of Austria and royal princess of Hungary († 1902)
- August 25: Bret Harte , American writer († 1902)
- August 27: Albrecht Roscher , German geographer and Africa explorer († 1860)
- Anton Braith , German animal and landscape painter († 1905) September 2:
- Henry Dickerson McDaniel , American politician († 1926) September 4:
- August Toepler , chemist, developer of Schlieren photography († 1912) September 7th:
- Henry Campbell-Bannerman , British politician and head of government († 1908) September 7th:
- September 10: Joseph Wheeler , American politician and general of the Confederation († 1906)
- September 11: Fitzhugh Ludlow , American writer († 1870)
- September 14: Alfred P. Swineford , American politician († 1909)
- September 19: Karl Merz , American composer († 1890)
- September 20: August Kotzsch , German photographer († 1910)
- September 24: Pablo Arosemena Alba , Panamanian President († 1920)
- September: Caesar Carpentier Antoine , American politician († 1921)
- Jean-Edouard Barde , Swiss Protestant clergyman and university professor († 1904) October 3:
- Juliette Adam , French writer, polemicist, republican salonnière and suffragette († 1936) October 4:
- Konstantin Karlowitsch Albrecht , Russian composer († 1893) October 4:
- Piet Cronjé , commander of the Boers in the First and Second Boer War († 1911) October 4:
- Madison Miner Walden , American politician († 1891) October 6:
- Heinrich Wilhelm Waldeyer , German anatomist († 1921) October 6:
- Theodore Weld Burdick , American politician († 1898) October 7:
- Leon Abbett , American politician († 1894) October 8:
- October 10: William D. Hoard , American politician († 1918)
- October 14: Johann Daniel Eckhardt , German labor leader († 1896)
- October 15: Wilhelm Holtz , German physicist and inventor († 1913)
- October 15: James Tissot , French painter († 1902)
- October 16: Albert S. Marks , American politician († 1891)
- October 18: Peter Auzinger , Bavarian actor and dialect poet († 1914)
- October 19: Heinrich Ludwig Oskar Ackermann , German theologian († 1913)
- October 21: Adolf Schwarz , Austro-Hungarian chess master († 1910)
- October 26: Thomas A. Osborn , American politician († 1898)
- October 26: Nathaniel Meyer von Rothschild , Austrian art collector, builder, flower grower and patron († 1905)
- October 28: James Edward Tierney Aitchison , English doctor, botanist, plant collector and traveler († 1898)
- October 31: Jørgen Malling , Danish composer († 1905)
- George E. Spencer , American politician († 1893) November 1:
- Michał Elwiro Andriolli , Polish painter and architect († 1893) November 2:
- Charles Bartlett Andrews , American politician († 1902) November 4:
- Milton Bradley , American draftsman, lithographer, patent attorney, inventor, game maker († 1911) November 8:
- November 12: Samuel David , French composer († 1895)
- November 13: Jarosław Dąbrowski , Polish revolutionary democrat, commander in chief of the Paris Commune († 1871)
- November 16: Emmanuel Pettavel , Swiss Protestant clergyman and university professor († 1910)
- November 17: Franz Brümmer , German teacher and lexicographer († 1923)
- November 18: William Schwenck Gilbert , English writer, playwright and librettist († 1911)
- November 18: Máximo Gómez , Cuban general of the Wars of Independence 1868 to 1898 († 1905)
- November 24th: Ludwig Gottsleben , Austrian actor and writer († 1911)
- November 24: Johan Storm , Norwegian linguist († 1920)
- Rudolph von Roman , District President of Upper Franconia († 1917) December 1:
- Moritz Bräuninger , German missionary, possibly martyr († 1860) December 2:
- Edward Arber , English scholar and author († 1912) December 4:
- Charles Augustus Semlin , Canadian politician († 1927) December 4:
- December 13: Franz von Lenbach , German painter († 1904)
- December 14: John R. Goodin , American politician († 1885)
- December 15: Edward Murphy , American politician († 1911)
- December 15: Eduard von Rindfleisch , German physician and pathologist († 1908)
- December 16: Ernst von Bergmann , German-Baltic surgeon and professor of medicine († 1907)
- December 21: Ernst Camerer , German lawyer and association official († 1919)
- December 21: Auguste Chantre , Swiss Protestant clergyman and university professor († 1912)
- December 23: Werner Fritze , German businessman, royal councilor and local politician († 1925)
- December 25: Lucien C. Gause , American politician († 1880)
- December 29th: Georg Schweinfurth , German African explorer († 1925)
January to April
- Johann Viktor Gruol the Elder , German organ builder (* 1766) January 5th:
- January 12th: Gerhard Vieth , German gymnastics teacher (* 1763)
- January 16: Joseph Lagrange , French general (* 1763)
- January 27: Rudolf Fürst Kinsky , Bohemian nobleman (* 1802)
- January 28: Marie von Clausewitz , wife of the Prussian general and military theorist Carl von Clausewitz (* 1779)
- January 30th: Betsy Ross , allegedly sewed the first flag of the USA (* 1752)
- January 31: John Cheyne , Scottish doctor (* 1777)
- Laetitia Ramolino , Corsican nobleman, ancestor of the Bonaparte family (* 1750) February 2:
- Leopold Wilhelm von Dobschütz , Prussian cavalry general (* 1763) February 3:
- John B. Earle , American politician (* 1766) February 3:
- Johann August Görenz , German educator and librarian (* 1765) February 3:
- February 17th: Hubert Auer , prince-bishop delegate, provost and cathedral provost (* 1780)
- February 19: Joseph Fieschi , Corsican shepherd and assassin (* 1790)
- February 19: Felipe Santiago de Salaverry , Peruvian President (* 1806)
- February 25: Bolling Hall , American politician (* 1767)
- February 24: Dániel Berzsenyi , Hungarian poet (* 1776)
- February 27: Gustav Bunsen , German surgeon and freedom fighter (* 1804)
- February 28: Friedrich August Grotefend , German classical philologist (* 1798)
- Heinrich Andriano , German businessman and politician (* 1774) March 2:
- Cayetano Carreño , Venezuelan composer (* 1774) March 3:
- Davy Crockett , American politician and war hero (* 1786) March 6:
- James Bowie , Texas revolutionary (* 1796) March 6:
- William Travis , Texas national hero (* 1809) March 6:
- Joseph Gist , American politician (* 1775) March 8:
- March 10: Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy , French philosopher (* 1754)
- March 13: Adolf Stieler , court official, cartographer (* 1775)
- March 23: John Bell , American politician (* 1765)
- March 29: Joseph Hammons , American politician (* 1787)
- William Godwin , English writer (* 1756) April 7:
- Johann Georg Heinrich von Ammon , Prussian civil servant (* 1760) April 8:
- Karl Wichmann , German sculptor (* 1775) April 9:
- April 20: Johann I. Josef , Austrian field marshal (* 1760)
- April 20: Friedrich Wilhelm von Ketelhodt , German lawyer, diplomat and Chancellor von Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (* 1766)
- April 20: Juan Egaña Risco , Chilean President (* 1768)
- April 24th: Firmin Didot , French typographer and writer (* 1764)
- April 24: Hans zu Rantzau , Danish General War Commissioner (* 1764)
May to August
- Richard Irvine Manning , American politician (* 1789) May 1:
- Franz Aglietti , Italian doctor (* 1757) May 3:
- Friedrich Hansmann , German choir director and honorary citizen of Berlin (* 1769) May 4th:
- Norbert Burgmüller , German composer (* 1810) May 7th:
- Caleb P. Bennett , American politician (* 1758) May 9:
- May 23: Edward Livingston , US Secretary of State (* 1764)
- May 28: Anton Reicha , Czech composer and professor (* 1770)
- May 30th: Christian Gottlieb Bruch , German Protestant clergyman (* 1771)
- Hans Joachim Steinmann , Mayor of St. Gallen (* 1769) June 5:
- Anton , King of Saxony (* 1755) June 6th:
- Luman Reed , American entrepreneur and art patron (* 1785) June 6:
- June 10: André-Marie Ampère , French physicist and mathematician (* 1775)
- June 11: Friedrich Bausback , German writer and theologian (* 1811)
- June 20: Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès , French politician (* 1748)
- June 23: James Mill , English historian and economist (* 1773)
- June 24th: Peter Joseph Triest , canon and founder of the order (* 1760)
- June 26: Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle , French composer, poet and officer (* 1760)
- June 28: James Madison , American President (* 1751)
- Cesare Arici , Italian poet (* 1782) July 2:
- John Fabyan Parrott , American politician (* 1767) July 9:
- July 22nd: Karl von Müller-Friedberg , Swiss politician, diplomat and statesman (* 1755)
- July 24th: Armand Carrel , French publicist (* 1800)
- July 28th: Nathan Mayer Rothschild , banker (* 1777)
- August 11th: Eduard Harkort , German mining engineer and officer (* 1797)
- August 16: Marc-Antoine Parseval , French mathematician (* 1755)
- August 17th: Karl von Hessen-Kassel , Hessian nobleman (* 1744)
- August 21: Claude Louis Marie Henri Navier , French mathematician and physicist (* 1785)
- August 21: Edward Turner Bennett , English zoologist and writer (* 1797)
- August 25: Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland , German doctor (* 1762)
- August 26: William Elford Leach , British zoologist and marine biologist (* 1790)
September to December
- William Henry , English chemist (* 1774) September 2:
- Ferdinand Maria Chotek von Chotkow , Archbishop of Olomouc (* 1781) September 5th:
- Ferdinand Raimund , Austrian playwright (* 1790) September 5:
- Adam Joseph Onymus , German Catholic clergyman and university professor (* 1754) September 9:
- September 12: Christian Dietrich Grabbe , German playwright (* 1801)
- September 14th: Aaron Burr , American politician and US Vice President (* 1756)
- September 17th: Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu , French botanist (* 1748)
- September 19: Louise Humann , friend of the founder of the congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Sion (* 1766)
- September 23: Maria Malibran , French opera singer (mezzo-soprano) (* 1808)
- Robert Henry Goldsborough , American politician (* 1779) October 5:
- October 16: Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich , Swiss composer (* 1803)
- October 17th: George Colman the Younger , English writer (* 1762)
- October 17: Orest Adamowitsch Kiprenski , Russian painter (* 1782)
- October 23: Heinrich Behrmann , German-Danish pedagogue, non-fiction author and private scholar (* 1770)
- October 26: Ludwig Erdwin Seyler , German businessman, banker and politician (* 1758)
- October 29: Johann Georg Friedrich Wendell , German printer and newspaper publisher (* 1774)
- Karel Hynek Mácha , Czech romantic poet (* 1810) November 6:
- Charles X , King of France (* 1757) November 6th:
- James Pleasants , American politician (* 1769) November 9th:
- November 10: Johannes Schulthess , Swiss Protestant clergyman and university professor (* 1763)
- November 16: Christian Hendrik Persoon , South African mycologist (* 1761)
- November 17: Antoine Charles Horace Vernet , French painter (* 1758)
- November 22nd: Georg Friedrich Krause , Prussian State Councilor and forest scientist (* 1768)
- November 22nd: Samuel Ludwig Löffler , German civil servant (* 1769)
- November 26th: John Loudon McAdam , Scottish engineer, invented a simple road surface (* 1756)
- David Christoph Huber , Swiss Protestant clergyman (* 1777) December 5:
- Luise Friederike von Prussia , Prussian princess (* 1770) December 7th:
- Roberto Prádez y Gautier , artist and teacher for the deaf and mute (* 1772) December 7th:
- December 10: Friedrich von Warnstedt , Danish civil servant (* 1785)