On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1839

  • Jun 2 Wijnand Nuijen, Dutch romantic painter and lithographer (Wrecked), dies at 26
  • Jun 9 Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800), dies at 89
  • Jun 10 Nathaniel Pryor, American soldier and sergeant of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, dies
  • Jun 13 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, French musician and composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 15 Hans Skramstad, composer, dies at 41
  • Jun 17 Lord William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, British soldier and statesman (Governor-General of India, 1828-1835), dies at 64
  • Jun 23 Hester Stanhope, English aristocrat, traveller and archaeologist, dies at 63
  • Jun 27 Ranjit Singh, gov of Lahore, dies
  • Jun 30 Johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/archbishop (Dead Angel), dies