Famous Deaths in August 1850

  • Aug 4 Frantisek Tucek, composer, dies at 68
  • Aug 6 Edward Walsh, Irish poet (b. 1805)

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Aug 17 Jose de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero and general, dies at 72

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín
  • Aug 18 H de Balzac, writer, dies at 51
  • Aug 22 Nikolaus Lenau, writer, dies at 48
  • Aug 26 Louis-Philippe of France (b. 1773)