Famous Deaths in December 1849

  • Dec 2 Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, wife of William IV of the United Kingdom (b. 1792)
  • Dec 12 Marc Isambard Brunel, French-born English engineer (Thames Tunnel, father of Isambard Kingdom Brunel), dies at 80
  • Dec 14 Conradin Kreutzer, composer, dies at 69