Date of Death between 1861-01-01 and 1861-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

8 names.

1. Eugène Scribe

Soundtrack | Jane Eyre

Augustin Eugene Scribe was the first-- and certainly the most prolific-- French dramatist/librettist of the European popular theatre. He was born in Paris on Christmas eve 1791 to a prosperous silk merchant, who was determined for his son to pursue a career in law. Scribe's interests were drawn to ...

3. Henri Murger

Writer | La Bohème

Though it is popularly known that Jonathan Larson modeled "Rent" after "La Bohéme", he also read Murger's original novel "Scenes de la Vie Bohéme", on which "La Bohéme" was based, for inspiration. The original title reappears as the name of a song, "La Vie Boheme".

5. Prince Albert

Writer | Queen Victoria's Empire

Prince Albert was born on August 26, 1819 in Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, German Confederation as Franz Albrecht August Karl Emanuel von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha. He was a writer, known for Queen Victoria's Empire (2001) and Queen Victoria's Children (2013). He was married to Queen Victoria. He died ...

8. Lola Montez

Writer | Lola Montez 19th Century Radical

Lola Montez, born Maria Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert in 1821, was an Irish adventuress and "Spanish" dancer who achieved international notoriety through her liaison with King Louis I (Ludwig I) of Bavaria. Elizabeth ("Eliza") Gilbert spent much of her girlhood in India but was educated in Scotland...

8 names.

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