Famous Deaths in August 1867

  • 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