On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1856

  • Jul 4 Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64

Person of interestAmedeo Avogadro

Jul 9 Amedeo Avogadro, Italian scientist who contributed to molecular theory, including what is known as Avogadro's law (6.022 x 10 ^ 23), dies at 79

Scientist Amedeo Avogadro
Amedeo Avogadro
  • Jul 9 James Strang, Mormon splinter group leader (b. 1813)
  • Jul 15 Margaretha J de Neufville, author (The Kidnap), dies at 81

Person of interestRobert Schumann

Jul 29 Robert Schumann, German composer (Humoresque, Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik), dies at 46

Composer Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann