Famous Deaths in January 1851

  • Jan 10 Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
  • Jan 12 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72
  • Jan 19 Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805)
  • Jan 21 Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49
  • Jan 24 Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Italian composer, dies at 76

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Jan 27 John James Audubon, conservationist (Audubon Society), dies at 65

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  • Jan 27 Karl Moser, German composer, dies at 77