Famous Deaths in December 1869

  • Dec 6 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54
  • Dec 18 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40
  • Dec 24 Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55
  • Dec 26 Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille, French physician and physiologist (blood pressure), dies at 72