Famous Deaths in April 1854

  • Apr 6 William Strickland, US architect, dies
  • Apr 11 Karl Adolph von Basedow, German DR (Ziekte van Basedow), dies at 55
  • Apr 15 Arthur Aikin, English chemist, mineralogist, and writer (b. 1773)
  • Apr 17 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer, dies at 74
  • Apr 18 Joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 19 Robert Jameson, Scottish naturalist (b. 1774)
  • Apr 22 Nicol├ís Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (b. 1786)
  • Apr 29 Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general (b. 1768)