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Notable Deaths - 1852

1852Henry Clay, the great compromiser, dies of tuberculosis at 75

1852Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30) dies at 83

1852Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815)

1852Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind and inventor of braille (b. 1809)

1852 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 6
Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind and inventor of braille (b. 1809) 
Jan 22
George Rodwell, composer, dies at 51 
Jan 25
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Russian explorer (b. 1778) 
Jan 25
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, Russian Explorer who discovered the continent of Antarctica, dies at 72 
Feb 2
Francois MP Liberman, French founder (Congr of H Heart), dies at 49 
Feb 17
Micha Joseph Levenson, Hebrew poet, dies 
Feb 25
Thomas Moore, Irish poet and musician, dies aged 72 
Feb 25
Thomas Moore, Gettysburg 
Feb 27
Joseph Drechsler, composer, dies at 69 
Feb 27
Josef Drechsler, Der Bauer als Millionär 
Feb 29
John Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies 
Mar 4
Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer and playwright, dies at 43 
Mar 4
Nikolai Gogol, Black Sunday 
Mar 7
Jacopo Ferretti, La Cenerentola 
Mar 12
Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer, dies at 75 
Mar 25
Alexis Garaude, composer, dies at 73 
Apr 2
Theodor Althaus, writer, dies 
Apr 9
John Howard Payne, actor/playwright (Fair Warning), dies 
Apr 10
John Howard Payne, The Family Stone 
Apr 19
Vasili A Zjukovski, Russian folk poet/translator (Homerus), dies at 69 
Apr 21
Ivan Nabokov, Russian general (b. 1787) 
Apr 24
Vasily Zhukovsky, Russian poet (b. 1783) 
May 6
Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, composer, dies at 75 
May 12
John Richardson, Canadian writer (War of 1812), dies 
Jun 5
Tomasz Napoleon Nidecki, composer, dies at 45 
Jun 6
Tommaso Marchesi, composer, dies at 79 
Jun 11
Karl Briullov, Russian painter (b. 1799) 
Jun 29
Henry Clay, the great compromiser, dies of tuberculosis at 75 
Jul 5
Johann Baptist Weigl, composer, dies at 69 
Jul 9
Thompson McKennan, American politician who served as the 2nd United States Secretary of the Interior, dies at 58 
Jul 17
Salvatore Cammarano, Il trovatore 
Jul 19
Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Antwerp), dies at 83 
Jul 22
Auguste Marmont, French marshal (b. 1774) 
Aug 5
Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech slavist/poet, dies at 53 
Aug 11
Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 
Aug 15
Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium), dies at 92 
Sep 4
William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist and ornithologist (b. 1796) 
Sep 14
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30) dies at 83 
Sep 14
James F Cooper, writer, dies at 62 
Sep 14
Augustus Pugin, English architect (b. 1812) 
Sep 20
Philander Chase, American university founder (b. 1775) 
Sep 22
William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer (b. 1783) 
Sep 28
Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer, dies at 60 
Oct 11
Ferdinand Eisenstein, German mathematician (b. 1823) 
Oct 22
Hans C E Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king, dies at 86 
Oct 24
Daniel Webster, lawyer/speaker/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 70 
Oct 28
Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57 
Nov 2
Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (b. 1782) 
Nov 12
Georg Hellmesberger, composer, dies at 22 
Nov 18
Anton Bernhard Furstenau, composer, dies at 60 
Nov 22
August Alexander Klengel, composer, dies at 69 
Nov 27
Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815) 
Nov 28
Ludger Duvernay, French printer and newspaper publisher (b. 1799) 
Dec 16
Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59 
Dec 16
Henri-Jean Rigel, composer, dies at 80 
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