Famous Deaths in December 1848

  • Dec 18 Bernard Bolzano, Bohemian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1781)
  • Dec 19 Adam FJA van Duyn, governor of South Holland, dies at 77

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Dec 19 Emily Brontë, English novelist (Wuthering Heights), dies of tuberculosis at 30

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  • Dec 25 Johann Erik Nordblom, composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 31 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, dies at 69