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Notable Deaths - 1873

1873John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66

1873David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60

1873 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
John Lodge Ellerton, composer, dies at 71 
Jan 9
Emperor Napoleon III of France (b. 1808) 
Jan 10
Francesco Dall'Ongaro, Il fornaretto di Venezia 
Jan 18
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803) 
Jan 18
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, The Last Days of Pompeii 
Jan 20
The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799) 
Jan 28
Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 
Feb 1
Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies 
Feb 7
Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814) 
Feb 7
Sheridan Le Fanu, Vampyr 
Feb 13
Petrus AS van Limburg Brouwer, [Abraham van Luik], literary, dies 
Feb 14
Charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer, dies at 52 
Feb 19
Vasil Levski, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1837) 
Mar 5
Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, composer, dies at 34 
Mar 20
Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer, dies at 52 
Mar 25
Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter (b. 1810) 
Mar 27
Amedée Simon Dominique Thierry, French journalist and historian (b. 1797) 
Mar 29
Francesco Zantedeschi, Italian physicist (b. 1797) 
Mar 30
Benedict Augustin Morel, psychologist (dementia praecox), dies at 63 
Apr 11
Edward Canby, U.S. general (b. 1817) 
Apr 13
Carlo Coccia, composer, dies at 90 
Apr 17
Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60 
Apr 17
Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian artist (b. 1783) 
Apr 17
Semyon Artemovsky, Cossacks in Exile 
Apr 18
Justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist, dies at 69 
Apr 20
William Tite, English architect (b. 1798) 
Apr 25
Walter de la Mare, Engl poet/author (Behold the Dreamer), dies at 43 
Apr 27
William Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793) 
Apr 28
A Manzoni, writer, dies at 88 
May 1
David Livingstone, British physician/explorer (Africa), dies at 60 
May 1
David Livingstone, The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone 
May 8
John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 
May 13
Kaspar Masek, composer, dies at 79 
May 14
Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797) 
May 15
Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Romania, dies at 53 
May 20
Sir George-Étienne Cartier, French-Canadian statesman (b. 1814) 
May 22
Alessandro Manzoni, La colonna infame 
May 26
August Conradi, composer, dies at 51 
Jun 1
Joseph Howe, Canadian politician (b. 1804) 
Jun 2
Francois Hainl, composer, dies at 65 
Jun 13
Angelo Maurizio Gaspare Mariani, composer, dies at 51 
Jun 14
Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian, dies at 92 
Jun 29
Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Bengali poet (b. 1824) 
Jul 3
Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer, dies at 57 
Jul 14
Ferdinand David, Dutch violinist/composer, dies at 63 
Aug 2
Frank Mori, composer, dies at 53 
Aug 4
Viktor Hartmann, Russian painter (b. 1834) 
Aug 26
Carl Wilhelm, composer, dies at 57 
Aug 31
Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70 
Sep 17
Alexander Berry, Scottish adventurer (b. 1781) 
Sep 20
Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies 
Sep 22
Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1801) 
Sep 23
Jean Chacornac, French astronomer (b. 1823) 
Sep 23
Francesco Guerrazzi, L'assedio di Firenze 
Sep 28
Emile Gaboriau, detective writer (Monsieur Lecoq), dies at 37 
Oct 1
Émile Gaboriau, Le petit vieux des Batignolles 
Oct 2
Cornelius Varley, water-color painter, dies 
Oct 3
Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies 
Oct 6
Sir Paweł Edmund Strzelecki, Polish explorer and geologist (b. 1797) 
Oct 9
George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (b. 1785) 
Oct 21
Johann Sebastian Welhaven, Norwegian poet (b. 1807) 
Oct 29
Ernest Feydeau, French author, dies at 52 
Oct 29
Johan N M J, king of Saxon (1854-73), dies 
Oct 29
Leonardus Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship, dies at 78 
Nov 3
Kintpuash, "Captain Jack", chief of Modoc-indians, dies 
Nov 8
Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Span poet/comic playwright, dies at 76 
Dec 6
Manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24 
Dec 14
J Louis R Agassiz, Swiss geologist/paleo-biologist), dies 
Dec 21
Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) 
Dec 24
Johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795) 
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