Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de (1790–1869), French poet, statesman, and orator.
Lamb, Charles (1775–1834), essayist.
Lamb, William (1779–1848), 2nd Viscount Melbourne, prime minister.
Lamennais, Félicité Robert de (1782–1854), French Catholic priest, social and religious writer, and reformer.
Lampson, Frederick Locker-, see Locker, Frederick.
Landon, Letitia Elizabeth (afterwards Maclean, 1802–38), poet and writer, better known by her initials L.E.L.
Landor, Elizabeth Sophia (1815–89), eldest dau. of Charles Savage Landor and his wife, Catharine (née Wilson). Corresponded with RB regarding the welfare of her uncle, Walter Savage Landor. In AB-4, AB-5.
Landor, Walter Savage (1775–1864), poet and author. In AB-2, AB-4, AB-5. See biographical sketch.
Landseer, Sir Edwin Henry (1802–73), animal painter.
Langley, Henry G. (b. 1819), American publisher.
Latilla, Eugenio Honorius (1808–61), Anglo-Italian artist.
Latimer, Mary Elizabeth (née Wormeley, 1822–1904), writer.
Law, Edward (1822-85), bookseller and publisher, acted as British agent for Francis & Co., New York. In AB-3, AB-4.
Layard, Austen Henry (1817–94), archaelogist, politician, and diplomat. In AB-5.
Le Vert, Octavia (née Walton, 1811–77), American socialite and writer.
Ledru-Rollin, Alexandre Auguste (1804–74), French politician.
Leigh, William Henry (1824-1905), 2nd Baron Leigh, eldest son of Chandos Leigh (1791-1850).