On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1840

  • Jun 6 Marcellin Champagnat, French priest (b. 1789)
  • Jun 7 Frederik Willem III, King of Prussia (1797-1840), dies at 69
  • Jun 19 John Cockerill, English-Belgian industrialist (founded iron, steel, and manufacturing company - John Cockerill & Company), dies at 50
  • Jun 25 Leopold count of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general and politician, dies at 82
  • Jun 29 Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65