Famous People Who Died in January 1852

Louis Braille (1809-1852)

Jan 6 French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for the blind, dies of tuberculosis at 43

  • Jan 22 George Rodwell, English composer, dies at 51

Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1779-1852)

Jan 25 Russian explorer who discovered the continent of Antarctica, dies at 72