Famous Deaths in August 1868

  • Aug 5 Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist (b. 1788)
  • Aug 11 Halfdan Kierulf, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 11 Thaddeus Stevens, architect of Radical Reconstruction, dies at 76
  • Aug 11 Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer (Brudefaerden i Hardanger), dies at 53
  • Aug 25 Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60
  • Aug 25 Henry P Scholte, Dutch/US vicar (Iowa), dies at 62
  • Aug 25 Jacob van Lennep, Dutch 2nd member of parliament, dies at 66
  • Aug 27 Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer, dies at 82