On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1858

  • Dec 9 Robert Baldwin, Canadian politician (b. 1804)
  • Dec 12 Jacques Viger, French Canadian politician, 1st mayor of Montreal (1833-36), dies at 71
  • Dec 16 Richard Bright, English physician (Bright's disease/nephritis), dies at 69
  • Dec 18 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • Dec 27 Alexandre Pierre François Boëly, French composer, dies at 73