Famous Deaths in 1867

  • Jan 11 Sir Stuart Donaldson, first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (b. 1812)
  • Jan 12 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
  • Jan 14 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), dies at 86
  • Jan 28 John J. Pettus, American politician, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63), dies at 53
  • Jan 30 Emperor Kōmei of Japan (b. 1831)
  • Feb 5 Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies
  • Feb 23 George Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 90
  • Mar 2 French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect, dies at 50
  • Mar 6 Wiktor Kazynski, composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 16 Benjamin Hanby, composer, dies at 33
  • Mar 22 Ferdinando Giorgetti, composer, dies at 70
  • Apr 18 Robert Smirke, architect, dies
  • Apr 19 Robert Smirke, British architect, dies
  • May 12 Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist (b. 1795)
  • May 23 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74

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Jun 19 Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro at 34

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  • Jun 22 Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, dies at 80
  • Jul 26 King Otto of Greece (b. 1815)
  • Aug 3 Philipp August Böckh, German scholar and antiquarian (b. 1785)
  • Aug 10 Ira Aldridge, famed African-American Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies at 63
  • Aug 14 Niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84
  • Aug 23 Auguste-Marseille Barthélemy, French poet (b. 1796)
  • Aug 25 Michael Faraday, English scientist who discovered principle of electric motor, dies at 75
  • Aug 31 Charles [Pierre] Baudelaire, French poet and translator (Les Fleurs du mal), dies at 46
  • Sep 1 Edward Hodges, composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 5 Santiago Derqui, Argentinian politician (b. 1809)
  • Sep 10 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, dies at 78
  • Sep 25 Oliver Loving, American pioneer rancher (b. 1812)
  • Oct 3 Elias Howe, American sewing machine pioneer (b. 1819)
  • Oct 4 Francis Xavier Seelos German-American Roman Catholic priest (b. 1819)
  • Oct 5 Thomas Taglichsbeck, composer, dies at 67
  • Oct 10 Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer, dies at 60
  • Oct 16 Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi (Ereg miliem), dies
  • Oct 26 John Fawcett, composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 3 Pieter J Jong, Dutch Zouave, dies in battle
  • Nov 13 Adolphe Napoleon Didron, French archaeologist (b. 1806)
  • Dec 6 Giovanni Pacini, composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 6 Jean Pierre Flourens, French physician (b. 1794)
  • Dec 7 Rudolf Viole, composer, dies at 42
  • Dec 19 Jean-Georges Kastner, composer, dies at 57
  • Dec 22 Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79