Famous Deaths in August 1852

  • Aug 5 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech slavist/poet, dies at 53
  • Aug 11 Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70
  • Aug 14 Margaret Taylor, wife of Zachary Taylor and 1st lady of the United States (1849-50), dies at 63
  • Aug 15 Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium), dies at 92