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February 19 – Franz Grillparzer's ("The Fortune and Fall of King Ottokar", published König Ottokars Glück und Ende 1823) is first performed, at the Burgtheater in Vienna, after Caroline Augusta, Empress of Austria, urges her husband to lift the censorship restrictions on it.
May 6– June 15 – The two youngest Brontë sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, die of consumption contracted at Cowan Bridge School at home at Haworth Parsonage aged 11 and 9 respectively.
May 6 – French bibliophile, translator, lawyer and politician Henri Boulard (born 1754) dies, leaving behind one of the greatest book collections in history, with a library containing more than half a million books. First publication of
Samuel Pepys' Diary (1660–1669), edited by Lord Braybrooke from the transcription by Rev. John Smith.
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Maria Hack – English Stories. Third Series, Reformation under the Tudor Princes
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March 9 – Anna Laetitia Barbauld, English poet, essayist and children's author (born 1743)
April 23 – Maler Müller, German poet, dramatist and painter (born 1749)
June 4 – Morris Birkbeck, American writer and social reformer (born 1764)
June 11 – Helen Craik, Scottish novelist and poet (born 1751)
August 10 – Joseph Harris (Gomer), Welsh poet and journalist (born 1773)
November 7 – Charlotte Dacre, English poet and Gothic novelist (born c. 1771)
November 25 – Desfontaines-Lavallée, French novelist and dramatist (born 1733)
December 5 – Mary Whateley (Mary Darwall), English poet (born 1738)
Huang Peilie (黄丕烈), Chinese bibliophile (born 1763) 
Shen Fu (沈復), Chinese novelist and chronicler (born 1763)
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