Famous Deaths in January 1870

  • Jan 3 Konstantin Ushinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46
  • Jan 7 Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 11 Adolf Ganz, German composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 21 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812)
  • Jan 26 Cesare Pugni, composer, dies at 67
  • Jan 26 Victor, 3rd duc de Broglie, French statesman and diplomat (b. 1785)
  • Jan 29 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797)