On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1854

  • Apr 6 William Strickland, US architect, dies
  • Apr 11 Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow), dies at 55
  • Apr 15 Arthur Aikin, English scientist & writer (b. 1773)
  • Apr 17 Gottlob Wiedebein, German composer, dies at 74
  • Apr 18 Joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, Polish composer, dies at 84
  • Apr 19 Robert Jameson, Scottish naturalist (b. 1774)
  • Apr 22 Nicol├ís Bravo, Mexican politician & soldier, dies at 67
  • Apr 29 Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general, dies at 85